Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Orangeberry FreeMe #46




Wednesday, 8th August 2012 

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Intuition & Psychic Ability: Your Spiritual GPS by Jennifer O'Neill
Genre - NonFiction / ESP (PG)
5.0 (7 reviews)
FREE until 9th August 2012
Discover something Scientists have been trying to understand for years...the "true reason" behind intuition and psychic ability! Whether you consider yourself a beginner or advanced, "Intuition & Psychic Ability: Your Spiritual GPS" will answer questions you probably didn't even know you had. 
  • Learn how your psychic senses are most likely already affecting you and your life.
  • Find out how to harness and develop your own psychic ability.
  • Packed full of information and exercises, you will begin to understand how to use your intuition and psychic ability in a way which you have never known before.
  • You might have a psychic gift you never even knew about...until now!
  • The purpose of this book is to educate you, and help you to effectively develop this ability in such a way that will enhance your everyday life. Allowing you to live your life the best way possible!

The Angel of Music by C. David Stephens
Genre - Contemporary Fiction (PG)
5.0 (4 reviews)
FREE until 9th August 2012
Christine Daaé, a beautiful child of eleven years, travels by bus from Chicago to Los Angeles with her widowed father, where he hopes to enroll her in The Belen Conservatory of Music as a scholarship student. Homeless and destitute, carrying everything they own, they arrive in Los Angeles and immediately begin working as street performers to earn money for food, making their way to Santa Monica, where Christine is excited to see the beach for the first time.
Twelve-year-old Raoul Chagny, strolling along the Santa Monica Pier with his governess, is enraptured by this beautiful young girl who sings with the voice of an angel. Raoul, either heroically or foolishly, leaps off the pier into the Pacific Ocean to rescue Christine's scarf, floating away on a sea breeze, and the seeds of an enduring romance are planted. Christine and her father find lodging in the guest house of Professor Valerius, a university music professor, and his wife. Raoul, a promising violinist, is soon taking lessons from Daaé.


The Angel of Music is loosely based on the novel The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux, and is a current-day retelling in three parts of the timeless story. Part I: The Enchanted Violin, follows young Christine from her trip to Los Angeles to her audition for the conservatory.


An Uncertain Age by Ulrica Hume
Genre - Literary Fiction / Spiritual Mystery (PG13)
4.4 (8 reviews)
FREE today
"Where was my real soul mate, I wanted to know, and why were there no twitchy children on my lap, and how had I been so dumb to believe that beauty’s currency would never run out? So, Paris…." Justine’s life is uncertain when she meets Miles Peabody on the Eurostar. She has lost her job, her fiancé, everything except her dream of becoming an artist. Miles Peabody, a retired librarian and beekeeper, has always led a cautious, philosophical life. Now, faced with his mortality, he needs a miracle.

Drawn inexplicably to each other, their relationship is tested when Miles invites Justine to join him on a Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage. But before she can answer, Miles goes missing. Desperate to find him, and nudged by the French police, Justine slips into a dark night of the soul. As her radical search turns inward, she begins to explore her faith (or lack of). The love letters of Abélard and Héloïse play a part—as do fractals, the physics of color, and Saint Teresa of Ávila’s excruciating visions. Also a rare, gnostic book, Secrets of the Epinoia, which is as elusive as its owner.

Helping Justine unravel the mystery of Miles are two women: Gwynneth, a lapsed Anglican, and Dara, a devout Hindu housekeeper (whose intentions Justine prays are good). Their cloistered world is turned upside-down when a charismatic visitor appears with the keys to Miles’s past. Haunted by questions of truth, betrayal, and loss, it seems they are all connected in an unlikely, even mystical way—whether in France or Spain, England, or far-off places around the globe.

Delectable Desserts: 22 Yummy Cake & Pie Recipes by Emily Daniels
Genre - Cooking (G)
5.0 (6 reviews)
FREE today
Delectable Desserts – 22 Yummy Cake & Pie Recipes is the second in best-selling author Emily J. Daniels’ series of cookbooks. If you liked her first book, you’re sure to like this one too!

You’ll find step-by-step instructions for a luscious eight layer chocolate cake, an easy chocolate cream cheese pie, a mouthwatering vanilla torte, and many more.

Emily provides recipes for a variety of tastes. Whether you favor apple, cinnamon, eggnog, lemon or a variety of other flavors, there’s a cake or pie for you. And of course Emily didn’t forget the chocolate lovers among her readers. Some of the recipes are even no-bake! And all of them are yummy. 

So if you’re looking to wow your family and friends with some special desserts, Emily J. Daniels’ cake and pie cookbook is the one for you.


Fruit is Not Dessert by John Holcomb
Genre - Cooking (G)
4.8 (6 reviews)
FREE until 9th August 2012
Want to save calories on dessert? Tired of people saying, “have a piece of fruit for dessert?” Then this cookbook is for you! It contains recipes for cakes, pies, pudding desserts, and much more! Why settle for a piece of fruit for dessert when you can have much more?


Bradamant's Quest by Ruth Berman
Genre - Fantasy (PG)
4.6 (5 reviews)
FREE until 9th August 2012
It sounded like such a straightforward quest when Oberon proposed it—just gather up the magical talismans the fairies had given her family and give them back, now that King Charlemagne's war with Spain was over. But when Bradamant took on the quest, she didn't know that her brother would think it was trafficking with devils. Her cousins the magicians didn't want to give up their carefully indexed books of magic (much less the hippogriff—a useful steed and a loyal companion). 

Her sister-in-law was willing to give up the spear of Galafrone, but not until she'd finished using it. And her cousin Roland seemed to be haunting his grave, where his magically enduring sword was buried with him, and dead set against being disturbed. What's a warrior to do when valor alone is not enough for her to complete a quest?


Secret Murder: Who Shall Judge by Ruth Berman
Genre - Alternate History (PG)
5.0 (3 reviews)
FREE until 9th August 2012
What if, in the middle ages, North America had been settled by Europeans? The Americas would have developed very differently. Settlers from an eleventh-century Europe would have been on a relatively even footing with the local people. We could end up with an Anglo-French empire along the Mississippi up to the head of navigation at Saint Anthony Falls. North of that would be Norse, settling on the Iron Range; and north of the Norse, Finns. 

Large areas of North America would still belong to the indigenous peoples. Traders would travel about, by land and by river, as traders always have. At trade fairs, men and women of different lands, laws, and customs would come together. As always, jackals would gather to prey upon them …


Olive Branches Don't Grow on Trees by Grace Mattioli
Genre - Literary Fiction (PG13)
5.0 (4 reviews)
FREE until 9th August 2012
Imagine you are asked to plan a gathering for a feuding family of six that has not been gathered together in over six years. Add to this the fact that the parents of this family are newly separated and that your own life is falling apart. This is the challenge that befalls twenty-three year old Silvia Greco when she is drafted into helping her mother plan a party for her younger brother’s high school graduation. She takes it on, and in doing so, must negotiate with each member of her family, appealing to their individual needs and interests, in order to get them to go. Through this process, she learns that peace is not something that is easily achieved or freely existing. It is something that needs to be created, cultivated and nurtured. In other words, she learns that “olive branches don’t grow on trees.” 

This story is filled with insight, humor and lovable, quirky characters. The father, Frank, works as a judge in a local courthouse, and spends his spare time drinking, cooking food that no one eats and maintaining the most perfectly manicured yard in town. The mother, Donna, is a college professor, and is giving single life a go after spending almost all of her adult life with Frank. Angie, the eldest child, married rich and devastated her father by moving from south Jersey to north Jersey, which as far as Frank is concerned, might as well be another planet. Silvia's older brother, Cosmo, is brilliant and great at everything he does, but is also a classic underachiever. Her younger brother, Vince, is bursting with energy and is on his way to save the world. 

And then there is Silvia: Energetic, idealistic, and young, striving to bring her family together, while also struggling to settle down and find a career in which she may utilize her artistic talents. She is extremely independent as she can drive across the country and move from place to place alone. She is highly adaptable and does whatever she has to do to get by, whether that be working as a nude model for art schools or a candy store manager at a mall. Last but not least is Grandma Tucci, who Silvia loves fiercely. She has passed away years ago, but remains with Silvia in spirit, almost as if guiding her through her adventures in the lessons of life, love and peace.


A Shot in the Bark (A Dog Park Mystery) by GA Newsome
Genre - Mystery (PG13)
4.4 (31 reviews)
FREE today
Would you recognize a serial killer if you met one? Talked to one every day? Artist Lia Anderson doesn’t, and neither does anyone else who frequents the Mount Airy Dog Park. But a violent death brings Detective Peter Dourson into the close-knit group, and he is convinced someone is not who they seem. As the investigation uncovers secrets, Lia struggles to cope with warring emotions and a killer watches.

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Books Sold - 6 Nov 2011 to 31 May 2012

Some of you have asked me for my total number of books sold to evaluate KDP Select so here it is. Bear in mind, that results will vary based on genre and author. Good luck and remember, Keep Moving Forward.

Total - 120,836

1. Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out
Amazon Kindle - 42,559
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2. Frequent Traveller
Amazon Kindle - 35277
Paperback -
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3. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 1
Amazon Kindle - 462
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4. Mirror Me Martha (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 281
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5. Drive On Hope (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 190
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6. Blog-A-Licious Directory 2012
Amazon Kindle - 1
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7. Pandora's Reading Room 1
Amazon Kindle -
Paperback - N/A

8. The Cat That Barked (Short Story)
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9. Dora's Essentials - Examining Anxiety
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10. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 2
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11. Elevenses from Around the World
Amazon Kindle -

12. Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
Amazon Kindle -

Blog-A-Licius - Sherbet Blossom

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Dealightfully Frugal

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My Soul Slippers

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Blog-A-Licious - Pretty All True

Pretty All True

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tbaoo

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Blog-A-Licious - The Invisible Art

Blog-A-Licious - Rediscovering Domesticity

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Blog-A-Licious - Quiver Full

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Blog-A-Licious - Great Fun

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Raising Amelie

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