Friday Finds

Welcome to Friday Finds! We would love your input for discounted books, free books, book recommendations or new releases and book contests (where books are the prize). Feel free to submit through our Friday Finds Submission Form. The cut-off is Wednesday for that Friday’s post, and please make sure that the offers you are submitting will be running that Friday. Please check the deals mentioned in this post before buying, as some may have expired. Thanks!


Kiss+of+FrostBook title: Kiss of Frost (Mythos Academy Book 2)

Book author: Jennifer Estep

Logan Quinn was trying to kill me. My Spartan classmate relentlessly pursued me, swinging his sword at me over and over again, the shining silver blade inching closer to my throat every time. A smile tugged up his lips, and his ice-blue eyes practially glowed with the thrill of battle. . .

I’m Gwen Frost, a second-year warrior-in-training at Mythos Academy, and I have no idea how I’m going to survive the rest of the semester. One day, I’m getting schooled in swordplay by the guy who broke my heart—the drop-dead gorgeous Logan who slays me every time. Then, an invisible archer in the Library of Antiquities decides to use me for target practice. And now, I find out that someone at the academy is really a Reaper bad guy who wants me dead. I’m afraid if I don’t learn how to live by the sword—with Logan’s help—I just might die by the sword. . .

Kiss of Frost is on sale for $2.51. In fact, all of the Mythos Academy series will be on sale through April. You can check Jennifer Estep’s website for details.

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last dayBook title:  Last Day

Book author:  K. Mabe

*Proceeds go to Relay for Life of Alamance County*

If today was your last day, what would you dream?

Will Leavey’s neighbors want to make his wish come true. Why? He’s terminally ill with cancer and smack dab in the middle of a second uphill fight.

Through fundraisers and prayer power, everyone’s tossed something into the pot. Bella Variel has pitched in more than bone marrow. Her passion for the cause triggered Maxwell Bahn’s protective side.

When a boy needs a super hero on call…who’s better than an officer in tights?

Amazon – For more info about Relay For Life of Alamance County, visit


51MnjoqtqIL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-v3-big,TopRight,0,-55_SX278_SY278_PIkin4,BottomRight,1,22_AA300_SH20_OU01_Book title: When the Lights Go Out

Book author: Roxy Mews

Named after the date of her conception, April Prime was used to hiding away and avoiding the world on April Fool’s day. Or at the very least avoiding her parents who tended to celebrate the holiday very differently from the rest of the world.

This year would be different. This year she closed on a home, and was taking control of her life. A few hiccups had her headed to an office supply store in search of moving supplies. Crashing through a bathroom door, she stumbled on a bit more than she expected when mister tall, dark, and indisposed was already using the facilities.

Taylor James was stuck being the brunt of yet another round of April Fool’s pranks. One of them being a change of the bathroom door signs. He went to work knowing he’d have to navigate a mine field. What he didn’t expect was a woman bursting in on him only to send his head spinning.

Despite the scenery, April is ready to make a red-faced retreat. That’s when a car crash knocks out the power to everything inside the store, including the electronic locks.
By the glow of the emergency flood light the two realize they may be stuck for a long while. April and Taylor could wait out the inconvenience in silence, or they could capture a moment together, and just maybe find something special when the lights go out.

Warning: Sex in the dark may lead to orgasms and head injury.

Amazon | Amazon UK

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6acfd1ada2a804abd7e4a0462dd28019471142a6-thumbBook title: Fringe Benefits

Book author: S.L. Carpenter

Business meetings can be hell, and business trips even worse, especially when one employees lusts after another. Linda wants nothing to do with her overly aggressive boss whose idea of sensitivity training involves porn and a rubber chicken.

Fortunately she’s got a good buddy along, and together she and Stacy manage to thwart those devious plans. Stacy finds her own fun and Linda stumbles over the most gorgeous man sleeping off what looks like an afternoon of sun and beer. And boy, he’s “loaded” in the best sense of the word.

Before she knows it, Linda becomes sex-crazed over Richard. Between wine, skinny-dipping and nights of incredibly imaginative bliss, the two of them explore delights neither could have anticipated.

However, as the meetings come to a conclusion, there’s one more surprise in store for Linda. And it involves an April Fool…

Amazon | Amazon UK

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Remember+Me (1)Book title: Remember Me

Book author: Maggie Mae Gallagher

Book blurb: Remember Me

The Heart Never Forgets…

When world renowned psychic, Madelyn Rose, accepts a missing children’s case on the Navajo Reservation, she believes it is a case she is more than capable of solving. What she never expects is for Detective Bronx Daniels to dredge up images of their shared past life and challenge the foundation of her future. In the wide open spaces of the Arizona desert, Madelyn and Bronx are forced to rely upon each other for survival as they race to save the abducted boys from the will of a madman. But with her life on the line, will Madelyn risk it all for a love that crosses time?

Amazon | B&N | Kobo

Book recommendations

The+Magicians'+GuildBook title:  The Magicians’ Guild

Book author:  Trudi Canavan

The old magician paused. ‘If this young woman is a natural, we should expect her to be more powerful than our average novice, possibly even more powerful than the average magician.’

Each year, the magicians of Imardin gather together to purge the city streets of vagrants and miscreants. Masters of the disciplines of magic, they know that no ordinary lowlife can oppose them. But their protective shield is not as imprenetrable as they think.

Sonea, angry, frustrated and outraged by the treatment of her family and friends, throws a stone at the shield, putting all her rage behind it. She is amazed when it sails unrestricted through the barrier and knocks a magician unconscious.

The Guild’s worst fear has been realised. There is an untrained magician loose in Imardin who must be found before her uncontrolled powers can destroy herself and the city.

Link/s to book: Author site | Amazon | Kobo

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24610293Book title: The Cowboy Next Door

Book author: Roxanne Snopek

When plucky single mother Leda Plett goes next door to retrieve her wandering pooch, she doesn’t expect to find a handsome stranger lounging about like he owns the place. She certainly doesn’t expect him to go all “white knight” about her deadbeat ex, or her knees to go all wobbly at his sexy smile.

Rodeo-star turned agent Eric Anders is used to managing people and clearly, the boots-and-sundress wearing mouthy mama needs someone to manage her. He wants to help; her spirited spark and quick wit have nothing to do with it.

But when Eric’s good intentions end up bringing only hurt and humiliation, he’s forced to face the fact that he doesn’t always know best. Leda is stronger and wiser than he knew, and his arrogance may have just cost him the one girl he now can’t live without.

Amazon | Goodreads


Saved+by+a+SEALBook title:  Saved by a SEAL

Book author:  Cat Johnson

Zane Alexander was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but the rebellious bad boy traded it, along with his share of the family fortune, for a Navy SEAL trident and freedom from his controlling father.
Ten years later, Zane’s teammates are depending on him to secure the startup capital they need to open their security company and he’s gambling on his skills at covert operations to get it. For a million dollars he’ll fake interest in Missy Greenwood, the senator’s daughter his father wants him to date in exchange for the investment.
When Missy is kidnapped and Zane and his team are sent to Nigeria to rescue her, there’s no more faking when the danger and the emotions turn very real.

Link/s to book: Amazon | Kobo


Book+Marketing,+Book+Trailers+and+Author+Etiquette+in+a+NutshellBook title: Book Marketing, Book Trailers and Author Etiquette in a Nutshell

Book author: Sheila Clover English and Barbara Vey

Two leading publishing industry professionals talk book marketing, etiquette and book trailers®.

Sheila Clover English trademarked the term “book trailer” and created a market for digital video and the publishing industry.

Barbara Vey writers the Publisher’s Weekly blog Beyond Her Book and is the recipient of the 2012 RWA Vivian Stephens Industry Award.

Get a condensed, concise and quick look at book marketing and industry etiquette advice and experience that can help you determine what’s right for you, or tell you how other professionals are dealing with issues of marketing, social media and industry issues.

Find out how book trailers® were introduced into the publishing industry, what’s important when making a book video and how to make your video a good return on investment.

Chapters include time management tips, going beyond Facebook and Twitter, defining transmedia, do’s & don’ts lists, how to build reader loyalty and more.

Amazon | Kobo

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3 Responses to Friday Finds

  1. Kristy says:

    Thanks for the nod!

    I got a glimpse of Bella in August, and knew she would be the lynch pin to something special. Then I “saw” Will’s first scene, and knew how the two would mesh. I mixed in Max for a little sizzle, and I think all in all LAST DAY came out sweet as a cupcake.

    Plus LAST DAY was written for a charity dear to my heart – Relay for Life/American Cancer Society! My dad’s death was the reason I attended Relay in 2009, but my sister is now a survivor. My husband’s parents are two time survivors and one of my best friends was recently diagnosed. I have lots of people to fight for, some to remember, and a community to support just like Bella. Buy buying LAST DAY you will make a difference and help finish the fight!

    • Edie Ramer says:

      Kristy, it’s our pleasure. We’re glad that Jennifer Estep put this in for today. I’m a cancer survivor, and Liz Kreger, who was a Magical Musings author, passed away last November from cancer. I wish you all the best.

      • Kristy says:


        Big hugs to you! So sorry to hear about Liz’s passing. I will think of both of you on Relay night–May 15th!

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