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Book Buzz: The Second Son by Charles Sailor – 4.8 Stars on 123 Reviews!

November 30, 2012
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The Second Son“Astounding circumstances and basic philosophy renew your belief in the world around you while sharing a story about an every day man that may change your out look on life and entertaining you at the same time. ~ Mairless, Amazon Book Review

Hello Digital Book Today readers. The Book Buzz segment today features The Second Son by Charles Sailor. The Second Son is one of the most widely acclaimed New York Times bestselling novels you may never have read. With over 100 FIVE-STAR reviews, Sailor’s novel gives readers hope and inspiration in troubled times. Destined to become an American Classic, The Second Son is now available on Kindle, Nook, and iBooks. A new print edition is now available at Amazon for your library or as a welcome holiday gift. The Second Son is rated 4.8 stars on 123 reviews! We are sure you will not be disappointed.

“Second Son is a page-turning adventure with a dash of romance, unexpected twists and an unusual story that will warm your heart and leave you wanting more.” ~ Live, Laugh, Love, Amazon Book Review

“This novel should be on the reading list of anyone interested in how religious beliefs effect our daily lives.” ~ Jan Wade Vaughan, Amazon Book Review

Book Description: His name is Joseph Turner, a brave young construction worker, who rescues an imperiled co-worker trapped on a swaying iron girder twenty-four stories high-only to slip and plummet to the pavement below. Horrified onlookers are astonished and the world is stunned by what happens next…Suddenly, miraculously, Joseph Turner is granted a rematch with life. Only this time with a beautiful unusual power.

An astounding adventure, a romance of tenderness and passion, a spiritual thriller that spans time and the world-THE SECOND SON is all these, and above all, gripping edge-of-the-seat entertainment..… Read more on Amazon. Read more »

Friday a Great Day to Choose From 30+ Free Kindle Digital Books: All 4.0+ Stars

November 30, 2012
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Chosen By SinOut with the old and in with the new. We have 30+ new titles with many greatly exceeding our minimum requirements that are new to our The Top 100 Best Free Kindle Books. Grab a book or two for the weekend. All of our books listed today are free ($0.00)! As a service to our authors, if you read a free book please give the author a review on Amazon.Thanks. Remember that many of the free kindle books are priced at $0.00 for a very limited time (24-48 hours).

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The Bestselling Science Fiction Books of All Time: An Infographic

November 29, 2012
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Fahrenheit 451From the Book Patrol.

At Digital Book Today we always love a good book infographic.

This infographic deals with the bestselling Science Fiction books of all time.

A lot of real classic books along with some unique stats for the books.

Follow this link to see The Bestselling Science Fiction Books of All Time in Infographic form. 

We hope you enjoy this stroll through the best Science Fiction titles.

Thrifty Thursday: A Great List 25+ Kindle Books to Download – No Charge!

November 29, 2012
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Operation Bonnet: A NovelWe have a large list of 25+ new titles today most that greatly exceed our minimum guidelines. Look at the 10 books below. High ratings combined with a high number of customer reviews. Looking for highly reviewed Kindle books to download without a charge? See the rest by visiting The Top 100 Best Free Kindle Books. Thanks. Remember that many of the free kindle books are priced at $0.00 for a very limited time (24-48 hours).
There is a large group of authors doing a two day free promotion. Many of their titles appear below and on The Top 100 Best Free Kindle Books. To see all of their free titles visit the Free Par-Tay website.

See the Top 80 – 100 free, handpicked titles that we update everyday on The Top 100 Best Free Kindle Books – updated daily. This list is not available on Amazon. Never miss a great free book again. Join our Reader Mailing List and be notified daily of The Best Free Kindle Books.

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Book Buzz: The Beautiful Evil by Robbi Bryant: A Psychological Thriller

November 29, 2012
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THE BEAUTIFUL EVIL“It’s a “stealth” thriller. No heavy blood and gore, but more of what happens in our minds. Those silent thoughts we think nobody will ever know about.” ~ John Moser, Amazon Review

Hello Digital Book Today readers. The Book Buzz segment today features the Amazon Best Seller The Beautiful Evil by Robbi Bryant. This book is an emotionally and psychologically intense thriller that has been grabbing readers and not letting them go (and sometimes not to sleep!). If you are a fan of Dean Koontz, Stephen King, or Twin Peaks, then The Beautiful Evil will be a perfect choice of a book to read. It is currently rated 3.9 stars with 58 reviews. For the lovers of thrillers and suspense, The Beautiful Evil is a great choice of a read for a cold winter night. Grab a copy today.

“Ms. Bryant’s writing style is excellent, with realistic dialogue and characters. I reluctantly read the first few pages then I was hooked until the end!” ~ Joan Slone, Amazon Reviews

“A dark thriller, reminiscent of Stephen King, it sucks you into the undertow and tosses you out the other side, creeped-out and reeling.” ~ Ann Carranza, Amazon Reviews

Book Description: Constance Sartone Jacobson never recovered the sudden death of her father when she was only five. Devastated by her husband’s death and the scandal that ensues, Constance’s mother, Madeline, does little to comfort her scared and lonely daughter. With nowhere to turn, Constance protects herself by closing off her emotions.

Through vivid dreams and daytime visions Constance’s father calls to her from a horse-drawn stagecoach. These visions help Constance cope with her humdrum life and failing marriage. But things are about to change. On a business trip with her husband, she purchases an antique Greek vase. Upon opening it, a stream of purple light hisses from the vase and a tribe of wasp-like creatures pour out. One of the creatures shape-shifts into a ravishing fairy and offers Constance a way out. Desperate to feel anything, Constance listens to the fairy’s advice. .… Read more on Amazon.

About the Author: Say what you will, The Beautiful Evil, has created quite the buzz. Read more »

Author Interview #135: Paris Adieu by Rozsa Gaston – FREE on 11/29/2012

November 28, 2012
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Paris AdieuOur interview today is with Rozsa Gaston author of Paris Adieu (4.7 stars, 23 reviews, FREE on 11/29/2012). Before we get to the interview a brief book description: The first time Ava Fodor visits Paris as a nineteen-year old au pair, she has no idea who she is. Paris introduces Ava to the type of woman she’d like to become. Her French boyfriend introduces her to the concept of being comfortable in her own skin. She’s intrigued. If only she knew how…  When she gets into Yale, she returns home, but four years later she’s back for an encounter with a Frenchman that awakens her to womanhood. If only she could stay…

Five years later, Ava returns to Paris as a singer/pianist. She meets Arnaud, a foreign correspondent, who captures her heart, but tortures her with long absences. While he’s away, she throws herself into songwriting where she achieves an authenticity she doesn’t feel onstage. With the help of Arnaud’s childhood friend Pierre, who appreciates Ava’s original songs in a way Arnaud doesn’t, Ava takes the reins of her own future. Armed with the lessons Paris has taught her, she bids adieu to Arnaud, Pierre and her very first love—the City of Light. But will the one man who truly understands her follow?

Interview with Rozsa Gaston.

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I always wanted to be someone else when I was a child. I was raised by my grandparents as an only child, and I always wanted to have brothers and sisters and a father and mother around. I think a lot of readers may relate to those unfulfilled longings.

Where did you grow up? West Hartford, Connecticut.

What is your fondest childhood memory? Sitting out on the back patio in the summertime with my grandmother, looking at the sun go down over Avon Mountain while sipping black cows. I wrote a short story about it — “Black Cows at Sunset.” Read more »

35+ Free Highly Rated Kindle eBooks For Wednesday

November 28, 2012
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Mad Dog HouseWe have 35+ New Free Books all exceed our minimum standard and most greatly exceed these minimums. As a service to our authors, if you read a free book please give the author a review on Amazon.Thanks. Remember that many of the free kindle books are priced at $0.00 for a very limited time (24-48 hours). Always make sure that the price is $0.00 when downloading.

There is a large group of authors doing a two day free promotion. Many of their titles appear below and on The Top 100 Best Free Kindle Books. To see all of their free titles visit the Free Par-Tay website.

Click to see the entire list of Top 100 Best Free Kindle Books.

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How is Digital Changing Cookbooks?

November 27, 2012
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From Publishers Weekly. 

The digital changes facing cookbook publishers were at the forefront of the latest in the PW Discussion Series, “The Digital Kitchen: Adapting Cookbooks in the App Age,” held November 16 and hosted by Mark Rotella, editor of PW’s Cooking the Books newsletter. “Cookbooks used to be a one-way relationship,” said panelist Amanda Hesser, cofounder of Food52.com, a Web site that uses a community-based model for its recipes, which it has turned into two cookbooks (the second is due in December 2012) and two apps (priced at $3.99 each, which they settled on after much experimentation). When asked how Food52.com deals with crowdsourced content, relinquishing a measure of control, Hesser said, “There’s a certain level of trust,” but countered by saying that Food52.com’s staff views curation as a prime role, and that “if you open up the doors all the way, you turn into Allrecipes.com” (Hesser stated there are 20,000 recipes on Food52.com compared to the 200,000 on Allrecipes.com). Because of the increasing flow of cookbook and recipe information out there, Hesser said, people are looking for direction.

Doris Cooper, v-p and editorial director of Clarkson Potter and Potter Style, agreed with Hesser, and added that people go to cookbook apps to “solve problems,” using the example that if you have buttermilk in your fridge, you’re going to go to an app to find out how you can use it, rather than pick up a cookbook, which, Cooper said, is more of a reading experience.

The divergent purposes of print vs. digital cookbooks kept coming up during the panel. Melissa Clark, author and staff writer for The New York Times, who both writes and does video for the Times, said she has a different audience for each medium. “I don’t want to do one without the other,” Clark said, noting that younger people tend to watch her cooking videos, while older cooks tend toward her print columns. With the doors that digital has opened, Clark noted, people now first seek a brand they like, and then find the form they like, whether it be online, through apps, or in print. Read more »

Three Exciting New Releases

November 27, 2012
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We are highlighting three exciting new releases from our New Release Alert Page (click to see all the new releases). If you are looking for something new to read this is a great place to start.

Twice Cursed (Cursed by Blood Saga)Twice Cursed (Cursed by Blood Saga) by Marianne Morea.  Psychic investigator, Lily Saburi is no stranger to the supernatural. Tough as nails, she’s a hunter in her own right, a once self-proclaimed vigilante that has joined forces with the man she once sought to kill, and now can’t live without. Sexy, Sean Leighton, Alpha of the Brethren of Weres. To stay together, they are forced apart. But treachery follows hard on Lily’s heels when she returns home, to find New York City bathed in a series of bloodbaths.

Adduné (Part II: The House of Cards)Adduné (Part II: The House of Cards) by Wendy Potocki. A missing heiress. A family friend desperate for answers. The senseless destruction of an antique. A young gypsy willing to risk everything for love. A retired Scotland Yard Inspector intent on solving an old crime. Two mothers mourning the deaths of children. A father bent on retaliation and revenge. A drug dealing bandit enlisted to track down a ghost. A psychic offering information becoming a target instead. A $1,000,000 no questions asked reward.

REFLECTIONS (Whisper Cape, Book 2)Reflections (Whisper Cape, Book 2) by Regan Walsh. What if you heard a voice whispering warnings while you coped with a frightening pregnancy? Knowing the future has its advantages…or does it? Can love survive the reflections and memories lost? Welcome to Maia’s world. Gerry has loved Maia from the very first moment he laid eyes on her and now that she’s pregnant with his child, he’s over the moon with happiness.

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