Friday, August 31, 2012

Friday Freebies: August 31, 2012

Click on each title to go to the Amazon Kindle edition listing. Be sure to double-check the price before you download!

Artemis Fowl
by Eoin Colfer

Available as: hardcover, paperback, Kindle edition, ebook, audiobook
Pages: 300 (Kindle edition)
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Publication date: May 6, 2003
Suggested tags: middle grade, fantasy

First in the Artemis Fowl series. From Goodreads:
"Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius—and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit.

These aren’t the fairies of bedtime stories; these fairies are armed and dangerous.

Artemis thinks he has them right where he wants them…but then they stop playing by the rules.

Hidden Gem
by India Lee

Available as: paperback, Kindle edition, ebook
Pages: 225 (Kindle edition)
Publisher: India Lee Books
Publication date: June 20, 2011
Suggested tags: young adult, romance, contemporary

First in the Hidden Gem series. From Amazon:
"Lavishly disguised pop singer, Queen Bee, is known abroad for her high-fashion wardrobe and killer vocals. In the states, she's just Gemma Hunter - shy suburban teenager in her strange new role of high school junior.

Luckily, Gemma is taken under the wing of the fiery and popular Madison, who leads her into the high school life of the charmed. Her world as Gemma quickly becomes everything she ever wanted in a normal life - that is until international teen heartthrob, Tyler Chase, announces his celebrity crush on Queen Bee. Suddenly, Gemma's alter ego becomes a household name as the handsome singer's loyal "Tyler Chasers" create a frenzy to discover her true identity.

And just when Gemma thinks she can hide from the celebrity drama in her high school life, Lucas - her next door neighbor as well as Madison's boyfriend - develops an interest in her that goes far beyond platonic, and Gemma soon learns that rumors aren't strictly for the stars.

Genre: Young Adult (recommended reading age 16+)

by Julia Crane & Talia Jager

Available as: paperback, Kindle edition
Pages: 264 (Kindle edition)
Publisher: Valknut Press
Publication date: November 28, 2011
Suggested tags: young adult, paranormal, romance

From Amazon:
"WARNING: This is a mature YA. Due to sexual content and some language it is not recommended for younger teens.

Seventeen-year-old succubus Lily Anderson can’t have a normal life: She isn't allowed a boyfriend, she has no friends, and school is just one mess-up after another.

Lily’s parents send her away to the prestigious Emerson Academy. It doesn’t appear to be any different from the others. That is, until she meets her roommate, Hannah, and a blue-eyed boy named Jake.

Lily makes an almost deadly mistake, and Jake has a mysterious past that has come back to haunt him. Together, they must go on the run from things neither of them understand in order to save the people they love—and each other. But, Jake’s foe is more dangerous than they realized, and it will take the help of friends and family to save the man Lily loves.

She must learn to use her powers for good before it’s too late.

Wings of Shadow
by Anna Kyss

Available as: Kindle edition, ebook
Pages: unknown
Publisher: Kyss Publishing
Publication date: May 24, 2012
Suggested tags: young adult, paranormal, romance

First in The Underground Trilogy. From Amazon:
"In the struggle for survival...

Meghan's graduation gift is one that any eighteen-year-old would dream of: traveling abroad to England. Her journey turns into more adventure than expected when Meghan meets the mysterious Kiernan and is introduced to a strange society hidden beneath the streets of London.

The fittest win out at the expense of their rivals...

When Meghan's life is threatened, she flees the city and seeks sanctuary in a distant village--a place unseen by human eyes for over one hundred years. Not knowing if anyone can be trusted, Meghan tries to determine who is friend, who is foe... and who has captured her heart. Meanwhile, a battle for survival brews all around her."

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