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Infinity Blade: Awakening by Brandon SandersonInfinity Blade by Brandon Sanderson. $ .99

From the Jacket Copy:

Trained from birth in swordplay and combat, a young knight named Siris has journeyed to the Dark Citadel with a single purpose: fight through the army of Titans to face the tyrannical God King in one-on-one combat.This was his father’s sacred mission, and his father’s before him, going back countless generations in an effort to free their people from enslavement.But when Siris somehow succeeds where all those from his bloodline previously have failed, he finds himself cast into a much larger world, filled with warriors and thieves, ancient feuds and shifting alliances, Deathless immortals and would-be kings.His quest for freedom will take him on an epic journey in search of the mythical figure known as the Worker of Secrets – the one being in the world who can unravel the secrets of the Infinity Blade.

Based on the bestselling video game from ChAIR Entertainment and Epic Games, this all-new adventure from acclaimed fantasy author Brandon Sanderson digs deeper into the fantastical world of Infinity Blade, a world of mystery and intrigue where magic and technology are indistinguishable, and even life and death are not what they seem.

This is a novella of about 100 pages, per the Amazon page. It was written to accompany the video game franchise and according to the reviews, if you haven’t played the game this book will be useless.

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Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse AndersonFever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson. $ .99

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It’s late summer 1793, and the streets of Philadelphia are abuzz with mosquitoes and rumors of fever. Down near the docks, many have taken ill, and the fatalities are mounting. Now they include Polly, the serving girl at the Cook Coffeehouse. But fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook doesn’t get a moment to mourn the passing of her childhood playmate. New customers have overrun her family’s coffee shop, located far from the mosquito-infested river, and Mattie’s concerns of fever are all but overshadowed by dreams of growing her family’s small business into a thriving enterprise. But when the fever begins to strike closer to home, Mattie’s struggle to build a new life must give way to a new fight-the fight to stay alive.

One reader said that Philadelphia 1793 was almost a post apocalyptic world due to the yellow fever epidemic. This is geared toward middle grade readers (bought for my tot) so the writing might not be as sophisticated as one might expect from the YA author of Wintergirls and Catalyst.

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Beautiful Player by Christina LaurenBeautiful Player by Christina Lauren. $ 1.99

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In the third book in the Beautiful Bastard series, an agreement between a venture capitalist and a bookish woman quickly becomes a very NSFW version of My Fair Lady.

When Hanna “Ziggy” Bergstrom moves to New York City for graduate school, Will Sumner thinks his responsibilities to his best friend’s nerdy little sister will be limited to the occasional dinner and check-in. Little does he know that Ziggy is ready to break out of her bookworm academic shell and move more into bombshell territory. Of course she figures the gorgeous womanizing venture capitalist Will is the best person to help mentor her in this new field of study: dating.

Will takes on the challenge with more than a healthy dose of skepticism and humor, but soon finds that Ziggy just needed a tiny push, not a world of change, to reveal a woman every man seems to notice. Soon “Ziggy” is gone and the unfiltered, innocently seductive Hanna Bergstrom is hijacking his dreams, his moods, and even his orderly no-strings-attached dating life—beginning the night his mentoring activities move between the sheets.

Pre order for $1.99 at Amazon. This might be an error. I found Beautiful Bitch and Beautiful Bombshell as $1.99 pre orders at BN and Apple

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Pandemonium Enhanced Ebook (Delirium) [Kindle Edition with Audio/Video] by Lauren OliverPandemonium Enhanced by Lauren Oliver . $ .99.

From the Jacket Copy:

I’m pushing aside the memory of my nightmare, pushing aside thoughts of Alex, pushing aside thoughts of Hana and my old school, push, push, push, like Raven taught me to do.The old life is dead.

But the old Lena is dead too.

I buried her.

I left her beyond a fence, behind a wall of smoke and flame.

Lauren Oliver delivers an electrifying follow-up to her acclaimed New York Times bestseller, DELIRIUM.This riveting, brilliant novel crackles with the fire of fierce defiance, forbidden romance, and the sparks of a revolution about to ignite.

This enhanced edition contains the full text of the novel, plus the following exclusive content:

Eleven video clips of Lauren Oliver discussing scenes from Pandemonium

Video:Lauren Oliver talks about writing the Delirium trilogy

Video:Lauren Oliver talks about writing Pandemonium

Pandemonium discussion guide

This might be an Amazon only deal but it was such a good one, I felt like it was okay to share.

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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com

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