Friday, 4 January 2013

Orangeberry FreeMe #195


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Friday, 04 January 2013

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Millicent Marie is Not My Name - Karen Pokras Toz
Genre - Middle Grade 
Rating - G
4.8 (20 reviews)
Free until 05 January 2013

From the Award Winning Author of the Nate Rocks Books:

Twelve-year-old Millicent Marie does not like her name. After all, she was named for a woman who died more than fifty years ago and was not the most loveable member of the Harris family. Her friends call her Millie, but when she writes in her diary she refers to herself as Amanda – the name she always wished she had. 

When Millie’s younger brother finds her diary on her computer, he decides to publish it as a blog for the entire world to see, including the boy Millie has a crush on. In the midst of all the mayhem, Millie/Amanda discovers she is suddenly Springside Elementary’s most sought after sixth-grade mystery gossip and advice columnist. 

But not all is fun and games, as Millie quickly learns, once she realizes feelings are at stake. Nobody, least of all Millie, expects things to turn out as they do in this tale of friendship and respect.


Nate Rocks the World - Karen Pokras Toz
Genre - Middle Grade 
Rating - G
4.7 (41 reviews)
Free until 05 January 2013
*2012 GRAND PRIZE WINNER PURPLE DRAGONFLY BOOK AWARDS
*2012 1ST PLACE CHILDREN'S CHAPTER BOOK PURPLE DRAGONFLY BOOK AWARDS


Ten-year-old Nathan Rockledge cannot catch a break. After all, life as a fourth-grader can be hazardous - what with science projects to deal with and recess football games to avoid. Everyone, including his best friend Tommy, seems to have bad luck when hanging around Nathan. Throw in an older sister who is a royal pain, a dad who is stuck in the past, and a mom who keeps trying to poison him with her awful cooking, and poor Nathan's life as a fourth-grader appears to be completely doomed. Armed only with his sketchpad, his imagination, and his wits, Nathan Rockledge navigates the perils of the fourth grade in style, to emerge heroic, as Nate Rocks, proving that even a ten-year-old can accomplish great things.


*2012 GLOBAL EBOOK AWARD WINNER: PRE-TEEN CATEGORY
*2012 UP AUTHOR AWARD RUNNER UP BEST 1ST CHAPTER
*2012 UP AUTHOR AWARD RUNNER UP BEST COVER


 

Troll or Derby – Red Tash
Genre – YA, Dark Fantasy
Rating – R
4.8 (40 reviews)
Free until 5 January 2012
In Troll Or Derby, fifteen-year-old Roller Deb is singled out by town bullies for both her skates, and for being different. When her popular homecoming queen of a sister is kidnapped by a scuzzy drug dealer, Deb must flee the trailer park in which she's grown up, and rescue her. 

 Along the way, Deb becomes enmeshed in the magical realm of trolls and fairies, and the blood-thirsty version of roller derby at which these beings excel. But spending too much time among the fairies comes with a price. Will Deb choose to save her sister, with the aid of a mysterious troll? Or will she be lost to the lures of roller derby, and the blonde temptress April, forever?


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The Shameful Diary of a Hopeless Romantic
The Shameful Diary of a Hopeless Romantic - Suzi Case
Genre - Chick Lit
Rating - PG
3.8 (28 reviews)
Free until 08 January 2013
'The Shameful Diary of a Hopeless Romantic' was edited and republished on 04/14/12.
Maggie is a dreamer with lots of goals to achieve on her 'before 30' list. She wants to fall in love, write a book and lose weight. Only nothing seems to go as planned. She finds herself: signed up for a marathon when she can't run, with a book deal without a book and surrounded by 2 hunks: Ben and Blake, neither of whom seem to know she is a woman. What's a girl to do when she's a hopeless romantic? Write about it of course.

This is book 1 in the series 'The Shameful Diary of a Hopeless Romantic'.
Never Go Back
Never Go Back - Steven Vinacour
Genre - Romantic Comedy
Rating - R
4.7 (7 reviews UK)
Free until 07 January 2013
The rules are simple.
If a relationship ends then that’s it.
It’s over.
Never go back!
Break the rules and it’ll just end in tears.
Although Jackson Burrows, thought Samantha was worth breaking the rules for. Could it be that she really is the only woman for him? If so, it would mean breaking all the rules that he has always adhered to……..and the rules are simple. Never go back!
Rin-Tin-Tin:The Movie Star
RIN-TIN-TIN: The Movie Star - Ann Elwood
Genre - Non Fiction
Rating - PG13
4.2 (22 reviews)
Free until 05 January 2013
Rin-Tin-Tin, a German Shepherd, an icon of the 1920s and early 1930s, was as famous a movie hero as Rudolph Valentino or Douglas Fairbanks. His athletic feats astonished audiences – he could scale an eleven-foot fence, leap over chasms, and climb trees. His acting brought tears, laughter, and amazement. At train stops, when he was on tour, crowds gathered to give him ice cream. Thousands of children wrote him fan letters, and he answered with a paw-autographed photograph. 

This book is a biography of both Rin-Tin-Tin and Lee Duncan, his owner and trainer. It places their lives in the context of their times, especially France, where they met, and Hollywood, where Rin-Tin-Tin became a star. At the heart of the book are the questions: “Why did a dog, at that particular time, become so famous?” and “How much of the legend of Rin-Tin-Tin is really true?”

Death In The Dark (A Sydney Rye Novella, #2)
Death In The Dark - Emily Kimelman
Genre - Mystery
Rating - R
4.2 (8 reviews)
Free until 07 January 2013
Emily Kimelman's Sydney Rye series of mysteries feature a strong female protagonist and her canine best friend, Blue. This series is recommended for the 18+ who enjoy some violence, don't mind dirty language, and are up for a dash of sex. Not to mention an awesome, rollicking good mystery!
DEATH IN THE DARK is the second story in the award winning, best selling Sydney Rye series of dark murder mysteries. It is a novella length adventure that picks up right where the first book, UNLEASHED, left off.

At the beginning of DEATH IN THE DARK we find Joy Humbolt hiding, not only from the law, but also from her past and the mistakes she's made. Living this isolated life doesn't last long though when a visit from Mulberry brings Joy to accept her new identity as the Private Detective, Sydney Rye. To complete the transformation, Joy must learn to control her emotions as well as her giant aggressive dog, Blue. With the help of an expert trainer, Joy learns to fight with her mind as well as her body. 

However, when the daughter of a close friend is brutally murdered in the desert, Rye turns away from her mentor to seek revenge. Sydney's quick temper and deadly intentions lead her into a trap that she will need all of her new skills to survive.

India's Most Delicious Recipes (Chef Ban's International Recipe Series)
India’s Most Delicious Recipes - Chef Ban
Genre - Cooking
Rating - PG
4.5 (10 reviews)
Free until 06 January 2012
Greetings to all the Adventurous Eaters out there!  Welcome to the world of Exotic Family Favorite Recipes from India!

This book contains most of the favorite recipes that families enjoy all over India.

We, the Indians, always have a flair for discovering new and exciting recipes.  We also try out the most delicious, mouth-watering cuisines from ancient India.

There have been a million different flavors lingering in our households for centuries. The specialty about our cooking is that it is loved and treasured by most of the people around the world.

Do try our recipes in the comfort of your home and be sure to share them with your friends and relatives. We are sure that you will want to learn more and ‘wow’ the people around you!

Click on the BUY button at the upper right to get this book now and start experiencing the many delicious flavors of these family favorite recipes from all around India.

I hope you enjoy these recipes that I prepared in my kitchen here in India.

The Contention (Blood and Brotherhood Saga Book Four)
The Contention - Jeremy Laszlo
Genre - Fantasy
Rating - PG
4.7 (16 reviews)
Free until 05 January 2013
Following Garret being newly crowned king, as his brother Seth seemingly has returned from the dead, the kingdom is again faced with war. From the west marches a mighty foe accompanied by fire breathing beasts. Worse than that however, the gods are beginning to intercede in the fates of men and the twins and Valdadore alike must face blessed warriors of another nation. Like the twins, these champions are unlike anything Thurr has ever seen before.

Valdadore faces overwhelming odds. Can the twins and their allies succeed in saving the kingdom they have sworn themselves to defend?

Nemesis - The Nemesis Series
Nemesis - L.J. Martin
Genre - Action, Adventure
Rating - PG
4.4 (26 reviews)
Free until 05 January 2013
The fools killed his family...then made him a lawman. This wild and wooly western, in the Louis L'amore tradition, comes from renowned author L. J. Martin, whose over 20 novels have brought compelling reading to so many. McBain, broken and beaten from the Civil war, is reluctant to return to his family, as a snake dwells in his belly and he can't get the images out of his mind...until he learns his sister and her family have been murdered. Then it's retribution time.

Nolander (Emanations)
Nolander - Becca Mills
Genre - Contemporary Fantasy
Rating - PG13
4.6 (38 reviews)
Free until 05 January 2013
Amateur photographer Beth Ryder is in trouble. She's taking pictures of things she can't see, things that aren't human. Beth has her own dreams, but people like her don't get to go free. She's seized by a dangerous organization dedicated to keeping Earth's shadow world -- and its frightening inhabitants -- a secret. Forced into otherworldly politics and uncertain whom to trust, Beth must come to terms with a radically altered future -- one in which her own humanity seems to be slipping away.


















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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
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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
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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
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12. Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
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Blog-A-Licious - The Invisible Art

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Blog-A-Licious - Great Fun

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