Wednesday, May 25, 2016

BookGorilla's free and bargain bestseller ebook alert for Wednesday! - - Bestsellers, freebies and bargain books galore by authors you love, including Erma Bombeck, Ian McEwan, Lisa Renee Jones, Ania Ahlborn, Jennifer L. Armentrout, Bernie Sanders, Philip K. Dick, Zane Grey, J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith and many more including The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary! Be sure to share, because friends don't let friends miss out on incredible deals like these!

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With this BEST PRICE EVER, it's your perfect chance to savor Best-Loved Writing From America's Favorite Humorist!

Forever, Erma
by Erma Bombeck

Save 75% on this New York Times Bestseller!
This anthology of Erma Bombeck’s most memorable and humorous essays is a tribute to one of America’s sharpest wits: the best of more than four thousand columns that earned countless laughs—from housewives, presidents, and everyone in between. Join us in savoring a timeless examination of the still-cockeyed world.
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; Bestsellers
"Join the Hunt. It will open your mind to possibilities of a zombie apocalypse you haven't even thought of...."

The Hunt Chronicles: Awakening
by J.D. Demers

Wow! 4.8 stars on 100 out of 103 rave reviews!
After a contagion engulfs humanity, zombies rise to feast on the few survivors that are left. But they are not the worst monsters to come from this plague. There is hope, though. Christian Hunt is immune. But how many lives will it take to bring his gift to what’s left of mankind?
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Categories: Bestsellers; Dystopian Science Fiction
From the bestselling author of Amsterdam, here's a BEST PRICE EVER on a Somerset Maugham Award-winning collection

First Love, Last Rites
by Ian McEwan, one of the most influential voices in literature today
Taut, brooding, and densely atmospheric, McEwan's first published book is a collection of short stories that show us how murder can arise out of boredom, perversity from adolescent curiosity, and how sheer evil might be the solution to unbearable loneliness.
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
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With Exclusive Excerpts from 40 Top New Titles, This is So Much More Than Just a Sampler!

Buzz Books 2016: Fall/Winter
by T.C. Boyle, Ann Patchett, Maria Semple, Marisa Silver, Andrew Gross & more
Here are lengthy excerpts from the books that you'll want to have on your reading radar for the Fall/Winter 2016 publishing season! Discover breakout books from established authors, sparkling debuts from soon-to-become literary stars, and fascinating memoirs and inspirational nonfiction.

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The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary
by Joseph Michelli

A bargain at Starbucks? Yes, save $11.87 right now!
Filled with real-life insider stories, eye-opening anecdotes, and solid step-by-step strategies, this fascinating book takes you deep inside one of the most talked-about companies in the world today. For anyone who wants to learn from the best—and be the best—here's a rich, heady brew of unforgettable user-friendly ideas.
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Categories: All Business, Investing and Leadership; All Nonfiction; Bestsellers
Save $6 on the 1st book in the Careless Whispers series by this NY Times bestselling author!

by Lisa Renee Jones

Wow! 4.8 stars on 97% raves out of 300+ reviews!
Ella Ferguson awakes alone in Italy, unsure of who she is, and a gorgeous man has claimed her as his own. He's tall, dark, and sexy, with money and power, the kind of man who makes a girl want to be possessed. And he does possess her, whispering wicked wonderful promises to her, stealing her trust and her heart...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Contemporary Romance; Romantic Suspense
Ania Ahlborn's acclaimed terror thriller is "nearly impossible to put down" and it's 75% off today!

by Ania Ahlborn, bestselling author of WITHIN THESE WALLS and THE BIRD EATER
Deep in the heart of Appalachia stands a crooked farmhouse miles from any road. The Morrows keep to themselves, and it’s served them well so far. When girls go missing, the cops don’t knock on their door. Which is a good thing, given what’s buried in the Morrows’ backyard. But 19-year-old Michael isn’t like the rest of his family....
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Categories: Bestsellers; Dark Fantasy; Literary Fiction; Thrillers
Can Tessa save her friend without losing herself?

Avoiding Alpha (Alpha Girl Book 2)
by Aileen Erin

Over 200 rave reviews, and absolutely FREE!
Seventeen-year-old Tessa McCaide has come a long way since her abrupt entrance into the world of werewolves, but she still has just as far to go before she’s comfortable with turning full wolf. In the meantime, she’s avoiding the topic of shifting to four legs any way she can. Thankfully her mate, Dastien, is quite the distraction...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Dark Fantasy; Paranormal Fantasy; Paranormal Romance; Teen Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sometimes life leaves a mark....

The NY Times bestselling author of the Wait for You series presents:

by Jennifer L. Armentrout

94 out of 107 rave reviews, and 75% off!
Most days, Andrea doesn't know whether she wants to kiss Tanner or punch him in the gut. He is seriously hot, with legit bedroom eyes and that firefighter body of his, but he's a major player, and they can't get along for more than a handful of minutes. Until now....
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Romance
If you love apocalyptic technothrillers, this
3-in-1 BOXED SET ALERT is for you!

Plague Wars Infection Day:
The First Trilogy
by David VanDyke and Ryan King
When the Eden Plague is loosed upon the world, the forces of order and chaos, good and evil must battle it out in a struggle for control and supremacy. A PTSD-damaged combat medic, a female Marine with no legs and a sniper with no remorse might be its only hope of survival. Can these flawed heroes drive back those who would enslave...
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Conscience of a Progressive: His Best Speeches of 1991-2015
by Bernie Sanders

You don't have to be part of the 1% to get 100% off!
CONSCIENCE OF A PROGRESSIVE is a comprehensive collection of congressional speeches over the last 25 years by Bernie Sanders. In 2016, those speeches have made Mr. Sanders a surging, underdog presidential candidate. Not to be missed: A breath-taking series of stunning prophecies made 25 years ago, as a freshman congressman.
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events; Bestsellers
Someone's killing famous authors using the methods described in their books...
Live by the pen. Die by then pen....

Die By The Pen
by Miles A. Maxwell

90% rave reviews for this FREE bookish thriller!
A famous author and his wife are found dead in their East Florida beach home -- with no apparent cause. Another best-selling author is killed on the other side of Florida. The killers appear to be unstoppable, and to have some mad, crazy plan. Enter former Olympic athlete FBI Agent Naomi Soul and her best friend Agent Xue Sang....
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Deal Ends: 5/25/2016
Categories: Mysteries; Police Procedurals
Time for some of the best Sci Fi deals ever, starting with

The Philip K. Dick Megapack
by Philip K. Dick, author of The Man in the High Castle
15 genre-bending sci fi stories by the greatest sci fi writer of the 2nd half of the 20th century, for just 99 cents!

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Mystery lovers: don't miss this
3-in-1 BOXED SET ALERT from the Queen of Scream!

Rebekka Franck Series Box Set: Vol 1-3
by Willow Rose

300,000+ copies sold! 100+ rave reviews!
The first three books in the Rebekka Franck mystery series featuring Danish reporter Rebekka Frank, written by international bestselling author Willow Rose:

BOOK 1 - One, Two ... He is coming for you
BOOK 2 - Three, Four ... Better lock your door
BOOK 3 - Five, Six ... Grab your Crucifix
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Categories: Bestsellers; Mysteries; Thrillers
"Milt Dale, man of the forest, halted at the edge of a timbered ridge, to listen and to watch…”

The Man of the Forest
by Zane Grey

A Western Classic at a classic price!
Zane Grey (1872-1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that were a basis for the Western genre in literature and the arts. He was the author of more than 90 books, some published posthumously and/or based on serials originally published in magazines.
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Categories: Action and Adventure; Bestsellers; Pioneer Westerns
If you liked Avatar and Ender's Game, you're in for a treat with

Black Bead
(Black Bead Chronicles Book 1)
by J.D. Lakey

4.9 stars on 17 straight rave reviews—and totally FREE!
On a savage, outlying planet an enclave of psionically-trained humans have built a utopian, matriarchal society that lives in harmony with all life. Leaving behind the polluted and corrupt world in which they lived, they colonized a new home far from the eyes of the galactic empire. Can they create the perfect human?
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Categories: All Science Fiction; All Teen Lit
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Career of Evil
by J.K. Rowling, writing as Robert Galbraith
When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past whom he thinks could be responsible, and any of them is capable of unspeakable brutality.
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Categories: Bestsellers; Thrillers
Save 75% right now and discover Detective Rachel Storme with this red-hot series opener!

Justice for Jessica
by Alretha Thomas

Wow! 4.9 stars on 21 straight rave reviews!
Stacey Sullivan would love to trade places with her glamorous BFF ... until she discovers Jessica murdered in her home.

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Categories: Mysteries
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The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness
by Cecil B. Hartley

Become a True Gentleman for Just a Nickel!
“Avoid gossip; in a woman it is detestable, but in a man it is utterly despicable.” - The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness, Cecil B. Hartley

The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness is the classic guide to gentlemanly behavior.
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FREE: The companion book to Hope(less), first book in the Judgement of the Six Series

Clay's Hope
by Melissa Haag

Judgement of the Six Companion Series, Book 1
Clay is a man of few human talents. As a wolf, he hunts well and can fight off a grizzly twice his size, but has no aspirations. The idea of a Mate isn’t something he has ever seriously entertained. Dreamed about, maybe, but he knows the chances are nearly non-existent.

Then he meets Gabby, a human girl.
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Categories: Bestsellers; Teen Romance; Teen Science Fiction & Fantasy
60% price cut on a dark, riveting, action-packed tale of military intrigue and supernatural horror:

SEAL Team 13
by Evan Currie

Over 150 rave reviews!
Ten years after a mysterious incident in the South China Sea annihilated a US Navy destroyer and its Navy SEAL team, as more of these strange, supernatural events are happening around the world—with deadly consequences—the US Navy calls on sole survivor Harold “Hawk” Masters to put a stop to the evil forces behind these crimes.
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Categories: All Science Fiction; Bestsellers; Paranormal Fantasy; Thrillers
If you like highly rated paranormal mysteries, here's a can't-miss recommendation!

Psychic Surveys #One:
The Haunting of Highdown Hall
by Shani Struthers

67% price cut!
The latest in a long line of psychically-gifted females, Ruby Davis can see through the veil that separates this world and the next, helping grounded souls to move towards the light - or 'home' as Ruby calls it. Not just a job for Ruby, it's a crusade and one she wants to bring to the High Street.
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality; Contemporary Fantasy; Mysteries
Have your pie and eat it too with this $23 flash price cut!

America's Best Pies:
Nearly 200 Recipes You'll Love
by American Pie Council, Linda Hoskins
Since 1995, amateur, commercial, and professional bakers have competed in the National Pie Championships to determine who makes the best pies in America. The Ultimate Book of Pies is a collection of nearly 200 delicious recipes that have won awards at the National Pie Championships.  
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Always Mine
by Ruth Cardello

96% rave reviews for The Barrington Billionaires #1
The only thing standing between Emily Harris and her goal to open a museum for the blind is an arrogant, sexy as hell billionaire, who thinks sleeping with her will not complicate the situation. 

He won’t change. She won’t back down.
But together they sizzle.
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Contemporary Romance
Save $9 on this 6-in-1 BOXED SET ALERT!

by Michael Lister
Six Suspenseful Mystery Adventures with one of crime fiction's most fascinating and unique detectives in this acclaimed series. 

A conflicted ex-cop who now wears a clerical collar investigates baffling cases of murder in these beloved and bestselling suspenseful mysteries by award-winning author Michael Lister.
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Categories: Bestsellers; Mysteries; Police Procedurals
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He wants to open me up and know the insides of my soul. I want to let him, but I'm scared he'll run from what he finds.

Paper Dolls
by Hanna Peach
My life comes down to this. Two faces. One choice.

Salem is my twin sister. She loved me. She protected me. She forgave me, even after I failed her.

Then there’s Clay. Sweet yet intense and nursing a dark past of his own, he's all the redemption I don't deserve.

I can't have them both....
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Categories: Romantic Suspense
FBI Agent Mac Callahan is thirsty for everything except love...

Sex, Lies & Sweet Tea
by Kris Calvert

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Coming home to bust a white-collar crime ring, Mac Callahan intends to execute his usual practice with work and women – get in, get it on, and get out. Instead, he finds himself unexpectedly drawn to the legacy of his family, his plantation, and the charms of a Southern girl, Samantha Peterson.
Categories: Bestsellers; Mysteries; Romantic Suspense
Will this Indian family, separated by a painful event, eventually find their way back together?

The Confluence
by Puja Guha
Naina Ranjeeva's journey to find her scattered family eventually leads her to Calcutta where she finds her cousin Nitu and his three-year-old son Nikhil. After two decades apart, the family starts to bridge the gap caused by years of separation, within the backdrop of political turmoil and revolution in East Africa.
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
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The Girl Detective Megapack: 25 Classic Mystery Novels for Girls
by some of the top writers of young adult mystery fiction of the 20th century
This volume features 25 novels by some of the top writers of young adult mystery fiction from the 20th century. With more than 2,900 pages of classic crimes, here are the complete Mary Louis Gay series, the complete Madge Sterling series, the complete Penny Nichols series, and many more!
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Categories: Bestsellers; Mysteries
Wow! 86% rave reviews for this future fantasy epic, and it's absolutely FREE!

by M. U. Riyadad
After finding the body of a dragon in a metallic desert, Red finds out that he is the reincarnation of a messiah worshipped by an insectoid alien race. Swept into a dangerous adventure across glacial swamps, cloud cities, and dead stars -- Red must evade his true purpose in the world, to summon a forsaken deity trapped in another realm.
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Categories: All Science Fiction; Epic Fantasy
This heartwarming, funny romance has won over 280 rave reviews, and here's a 67% flash price cut!

Finding Home
by Jackie Weger
Twenty-four year old Phoebe Hawley is on a quest to find her family a home. On the road with two siblings, twelve year-old Maydean and five year-old Willie-Boy, Phoebe is out of money, out of gas and out of patience. How can she find food, gas, and a roof? Is Gage Morgan, with his bruised ego, the answer?
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Never Binge Again: Reprogram Yourself To Think Like a Permanently Thin Person
by Glenn Livingston

Over 160 rave reviews!
If you struggle with binge eating, emotional eating, stress eating, or if you repeatedly manage to lose weight only to gain it all back, you may be approaching things with the wrong mindset. Most contemporary thought on overeating and bingeing focuses on healing and self-love. But people who've overcome food addiction...
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An iconic television show helps a young woman find her own truth ... that she's "going to make it after all!"

Please Hold
by Tricia Stewart Shiu

With a foreword by Hulu CEO, Mike Hopkins
Underdog Hollywood Exec Asst battles big budget boss with miraculous aid from an unlikely source... 

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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
They say you marry a person and not a family, but tell that to a Larson bride...

Carved In Stone: Book 1 of the Art of Love Series
by Donna McDonald

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A year has passed since his ex-wife remarried. Now Will Larson's adult sons have decided he needs their help to start dating again ... maybe even with the high school art teacher, Jessica Daniels....

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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Bestsellers; Contemporary Romance; Relationships

They defend the world. They never expected they'd have to defend their hearts....

Base Branch Series - Box Set 1
by Megan Mitcham

Over 90% rave reviews for the individual books!
Known by few as the Base Branch, the United Nations’ Special Operations Forces provide globe defense against any who threaten the fragile balance of peace. For justice. For country. For love. 

This boxed set includes three full-length novels:

Enemy Mine
Justice Mine
Stranger Mine
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Categories: Bestsellers; Romantic Suspense
Travel back 300 years in this tragic, emotional historical thriller!

Morbus Dei: The Arrival
by Bastian Zach & Matthias Bauer

Unanimous rave reviews, and FREE!
Caught in a snowstorm in a secluded mountain village ridden by fear and superstition, deserter Johann List realizes something is wrong with this village: animals get killed, people disappear, hooded shapes lurk in the dark woods. When Johann falls in love with the daughter of a farmer, their plan to elope begins a life and death struggle.
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Mystery & Thrillers; Bestsellers

Tough and Tender
(Bad Boy Romance Box Set)
by Dez Burke
Pick your pleasure! Bad boy bikers, race car drivers, billionaires or marines? Why should you have to choose only one when you can have ten? Don't miss the Facebook Poll reader favorite Flint Mason in both SAFE HOUSE & LIBERATED! Second place goes to Shane Davis in SKIN DEEP, a stock car racing champion burned in a fiery car crash.
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Romance; Romantic Suspense

Just when she doesn't think things could get any worse, they do....

The Arrangement (The Ferro Family)
by H.M. Ward

The series with over a million copies sold!
Other students have their families to rely on when things get bad. Avery has no one.

But there's one option, one incredibly sexy, morally devoid, option. If Avery takes a job as a call girl, one guy could save her. One client. One time. She just has to say yes....
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Categories: All Romance; Bestsellers
90% flash price cut!

No Happy Cows: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Food Revolution
by John Robbins, author of the popular HuffPo column—
No Happy Cows collects these recent observations along with never before published material for the first time in book form. From his undercover investigations of feed lots and slaughterhouses, to the rise of food contamination, the slave trade behind chocolate and coffee, what he calls the sham of “Vitamin Water,” and more....
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Discover the Molly Maddison Series while Book 1 is absolutely FREE!

Crypt Keeper
by K.A. Young
Molly Maddison grew up in a funeral home that unfortunately backed up to the largest Insane Asylum in the state. Very few understand what happens after death, Molly does. To say she is troubled is an understatement.

Now Molly has a new plan, to attempt to lead a normal life, and ban contact with any of the dead....
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Categories: Bestsellers; Dark Fantasy; Dark Fantasy
FREE TODAY! One horrifying day will change the life of sixteen-year-old Shane Tucker and every other kid in the world...

The Last Orphans
by N.W. Harris

Over 225 rave reviews!
In a span of mere hours, the entire adult population is decimated, leaving their children behind to fend for themselves and deal with the horrific aftermath of the freak occurrence. As one of the newly made elders in his small town, Shane finds himself taking on the role of caretaker for a large group of juvenile survivors...
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In a chic New Mexico arts community, three people are given a chance to be a family...

Eloquent Silence
by #1 NY Times bestselling author Sandra Brown
Lauri is a dedicated young teacher for the deaf. Her past conceals a wound still unhealed, her present is a facade, and she uses her career to hide her loneliness. Drake, daytime TV's most popular star, has two secrets -- the daughter he believes may never have a normal life and the dead wife he can't forget....
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Contemporary Romance; Thrillers
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