Sunday, December 14, 2014

Suggestion Sunday: Indie Books (I've Read and Loved) (+Giveaway!)

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Hello book buddies! It's been a while since I posted a SS post here on the blog. As you all know Suggestion Sunday is a meme I created to suggest things that I loved. It could be books, songs, TV shows, movies, and everything else I'm interested in.

Today, I am suggesting indie books I've read and loved, so far. Below you'll see seven indie books I'd recommend for y'all to read and enjoy.

(This list is in no particular order.)
 
 
 
 
 
 

Young Adult - Paranormal (Witches), Romance
Goodreads || Amazon
GOODREADS SYNOPSIS:
A coven of witches hidden by a small town. The secrets buried deep in the past are finally breaking ground. The third generation of coven kids are now faced with the task of fixing the mistakes of their ancestors. With time running out can they save the world from their past? Or will they die trying to save us all?




DELUSIONAL

Adult Fiction - Suspense, Mystery/Thriller
GOODREADS SYNOPSIS:
When rising marketing executive Patricia Fowler falls for Paul Blast, a married co-worker, she tries to put her life into perspective—a task that becomes increasingly difficult when she starts having eerie hallucinations. Patricia’s dreams of a happily ever after turn into one nightmare after another as she battles threats that go beyond her imagination.

Is her new love behind the torment? After all, his former girlfriend ended up in an asylum.

Or could Paul’s wife be more than a bored, spoiled, rich girl?

Meanwhile, the FBI is trying to track down a thief who magically appears and disappears, taking priceless gems and artwork with her.

“Delusional” is a fast-paced thriller that blurs the lines of reality and fantasy, leading to an explosive climax where what you see isn’t necessarily what you’re going to get!



SUNKISSED

- Paranormal (Vampires), Romance
GOODREADS SYNOPSIS:
Dawn Summers is dying. It’s 1853 and as the seventeen year old continues to fade away she has visions of the father she never knew, urging her to fight for her life.

In the small village of Fandova the only medical care is in the form of the mysterious Dr. Moralus who has a known penchant for bloodletting. Thomas, Dawn's fiancĂ©, is warned against inviting his intervention, but feels he has no choice, he pleads with the doctor to save Dawn’s life…whatever it takes.

Whatever it ‘takes’ has some consequences neither of them expected. Now, it’s a hunt to the death, with both Dawn and Thomas determined to win.



FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS (Solving For Ex #2)
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- Contemporary, Romance
GOODREADS SYNOPSIS:
Sofia's had a really rough year - busted for cheating at prep school, dumped - dumped! - for the first time ever, and her new non-profit working stepmother is turning out to be an uppity bitch.
She deserves to treat herself. But when she throws herself a birthday party with 20 of her closest friends in Paris and (accidentally!) maxes out her dad's credit card in the process, he’s had enough of her attitude. As punishment, he switches her planned gap year touring Europe to one doing community service work with the evil stepmother’s relief organization in Guyana.

The rural village of Dabu needs help in every area from education to getting safe drinking water. But Sofia’s more concerned about her roommate Callum, the gardening expert, who calls Sofia "Princess" and scoffs at her distaste for sweaty, muddy, iguana-eating, outhouse-using life in Guyana.

Eventually, life on the equator, her work in the village, and especially Callum - with his brooding eyes and bewitching New Zealand accent - start to grow on Sofia. Life is rough in Guyana, but it’s roughest on the girls, whose families are too poor to send only the most promising boys in school. They’re trapped in a cycle that will keep them from ever making a better life for themselves, or for the village. Worse, Callum doesn’t seem to think any of the changes Sofia envisions are actually necessary.

Determined to change the girls’ futures, she comes up with a strategy to help them and, ultimately, the village. But what starts out as a plan to convince Callum and her father that she’s fallen in love with Guyana, turns into the realization that maybe she’s falling for Callum, too. And that by changing these girls’ lives, she might also be changing her own.

LIFE II

Adult/YA Fiction - Science Fiction
GOODREADS SYNOPSIS:
Upon discovering a 1958 book titled "Account of Time Travel on Earth Using Wave Theory," 42-year-old Max Thorning's life is thrown into chaos. Seeking answers to the book's cryptic clues, he discovers Dr. Time, a seemingly benign alien who has control of the Time Weaver, a remarkable device that can command any scene from the Earth's past. Dr. Time offers him a choice to go back into Time, to any point in his lifespan that he can vividly recall. The catch: he can only bring his memories, and can only live the future one day at a time. Follow Max's dilemma as he goes back to his 16-year-old self and tries to forge his destiny into a new one called Life II.

INVINCIBLE (Invisible, #2)
YA - Contemporary
GOODREADS SYNOPSIS:
“When I was smaller I thought that at some point in my life I’d reach the top of the mountain. You know, the place where you’re finally happy. The night I got a standing ovation in the school play was the night I got to the top.
The trouble was, no one ever told me that I’d have to hike back down.”


Finally, everything is going right for 13 year-old Jazmine Crawford. After years of being invisible, she’s making friends, talking to her mum and hanging out with Liam. But what happens when everyone around her changes? Will getting back in touch with her grandma help her cope or just make things worse? And who’s going to finally give arrogant Angela what she deserves?

Invincible is the much-anticipated sequel to Invisible, a semi-finalist in the 2014 Amazon Book of the Year Award.
I hope you'll get to read all the books I suggested. I also hope that you'll love it, as much as I did.

And of course, here's a giveaway!

RULES:

- Open internationally.
- Must be 13 years old or older, OR have parent's permission.
- There will be (5) winners and five books to choose from.
- Email me for any questions regarding this giveaway. (Contact details found at CONTACT PAGE.)
 - Each winner gets to choose what he/she likes from the list. The last remaining book will go to the last winner to respond, immediately.

GIVEAWAY #1.
(Open INT.)


3 WINNERS
- 1 PB copy of DELUSIONAL
- 1 PB copy of LIFE II
- 1 PB copy of THE FOUR KINGS


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GIVEAWAY #2.
(Open INT.)


1 WINNER
- 1 Signed PB copy of THE WATCHER


a Rafflecopter giveaway


GIVEAWAY #3.
(Open INT.)


1 WINNER
- 1 PB copy of INVINCIBLE


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(This giveaway is sponsored by some authors mentioned above.)

2 comments:

  1. Ooh Indie books! I've been wanting to read First World Problems (and its first book Solving for Ex) for so long now but I haven't had the chance yet :( Anyway, the other books look great too! I might give them a shot (especially if I win *wink*) Thanks for the giveaway dear!

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  2. Hey Ailla! You should really read FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS -- it's so good! I haven't read Solving for Ex but I'm planning to this 2015. Trust me, the other indie books are amazing, too! I've enjoyed reading all of them!!! Thanks for stopping by, Ailla!

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