Friday, August 5, 2011

Links to Giveaways, Free And Discounted Books

How’s the weather treating you? Hope you’re staying cool in this heat or staying warm if your enjoying winter weather in your area.

There’s no better way to beat the weather (hot or cold) than enjoying a good book. I’m happy to pass along some helpful links today that feature free eBooks, discounted e-books and a chance to win free books.

9781402236617First up, Sourcebooks is offering some special August eBook deals.

In honor of THE VAMPIRE NEXT DOOR, book 3 in the sassy paranormal romance series by Ashlyn Chase, book 1, STRANGE NEIGHBORS will be available for FREE  through Aug. 8. How can a who is witch afraid of the dark and a vampire who can’t survive in sunlight find a way to be together?
Jeanette Baker is a beloved romance author, and Sourcebooks Casablanca is proud to be bringing her books back in print! With CATRIONA, a captivating tale of love, danger, and a passion that 9781402255830endures across the boundaries of time, heading back into stores this month, LEGACY will be available for FREE through Aug. 8.
Are you looking for an adventurous book full of goblins, pixies, fairies and more? Book 2 by Jennifer A. Nielsen, ELLIOT AND THE PIXIE PLOT, hits stores this month but you can start the series from the beginning for FREE this week only9781402240195 (through Aug. 8) by reading ELLIOT AND THE GOBLIN WAR.
Would you like to brush up on your vocab skills? Or perhaps you know a high school graduate or current student getting ready to head back to school… Download these two reference/study aids to have the best conversation skills in town—not to mention it helps out with testing and college admissions!  Fiske 250 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know and Fiske 250 Words Every High School Freshman Needs to Know will both be available for $1.99 for two weeks, through Aug. 15. 

You can always receive the latest information about Sourcebooks eBook deals by joining their newsletter.

Next up, fellow blogger Stephanie Barko, Literary Publicist, is celebrating her blogoversary with a month-long line up of interesting authors and great book giveaways. 

BOOK-articleInline1Stop by to check out her schedule preview and then drop by her blog to find out the daily giveaway details. The giveaways run for about 7 days and all include guest posts from the author.

A few examples of the authors and giveaways featured include:
Aug. 1 - Simon & Schuster author Ron Hansen talked about getting from book to movie and how his ‘20s noir came about. The giveaway - hardcover of A WILD SURGE OF GUILTY PASSION (historical novel).

Aug. 4 - Sylvia Dickey Smith - author published bywoho-front-cover-web1 a small press. The giveaway - signed paperback of A WAR OF HER OWN (historical novel).

51-B6WLMNSL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_AA300_SH20_OU01_Aug. 8 - St. Martin’s author Jim Dent gets visitors ready for football season. The giveaway - signed hardcover of COURAGE BEYOND THE GAME: THE FREDDIE STEINMARK STORY (nonfiction/sports).

Be sure to check out both of these wonderful sites that are offering intriguing reads. Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Mason .. a good choice of books .. the thought of just chilling out with a good book is the best! Cheers enjoy your reads ... Hilary

  2. Mason - Thanks for these links. There's quite a variety of books here, and how nice to see that they're all easy to get. Much appreciated!

  3. Wow - all kinds of great links! Thanks for the tips :)

  4. I know I'm ready for football season!

  5. I love summer, and it's going by much too fast for my taste.

    What a great assortment of books and links - thanks, Mason!

  6. Thanks for links to lots of goodies :) Strange Neighbors sounds like fun.

    Happy Weekend!

  7. Thanks for the links.

    Have a good weekend!


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