Spring into a fresh start with these great reads!

I haven’t held a contest for a little while, and it’s time!

Enter to win 15 16 free eBooks!

It’s spring! Time for planting gardens, hatching chicks, and going for long walks after being cooped up all winter. Easter is a time for renewal and rebirth.

And it’s time for fresh starts in your reading!

All of these books, including Making Her Mark, are about new beginnings and fresh starts. Enter now to win all fifteen. Here are the books that you will get:

Making Her Mark, by P.D. Workman

Secrets and lies

When everything changed, Kelli thought she would be happy. But nothing really changed.

Kelli’s life has never been easy. She’s always faced her problems head on. She’s strong and savvy and in charge of herself. All of that is about to change.

Her life is turned upside down when she discovers the secret that her mother has been hiding from her for years.

Kelli thinks this is her one chance at happiness. But is it?

Praise for Making Her Mark

“Another amazing read. The way [Workman] writes makes me feel like I’m living the story through the main character … I love [Workman’s] writing so much I build this relationship with the characters and it makes me think about them even outside of reading about them.”

Rebirth, by Aaron Hodges

When eighteen-year-old Chris is accused of treason, his world is changed forever. Abducted in the night, he wakes in a facility hidden deep in the Californian mountains. There he is subjected to the depraved experiments of the Praegressus Project – a government led initiative to enhance the human race. Unfortunately for Chris, the chances of survival are slim. But only the lucky get to die.

Second Chances, by Lincoln Cole

Nichole is caught in a tough position. She is juggling too many responsibilities as her world falls apart. She isn’t sure where she can turn to for help, and she is facing a lot of harsh realities about just how much society can hold her back.

Richard is a corporate lawyer who lost his way. He wants to help Nichole through this heartbreaking situation, but he makes mistakes and loses her trust. He discovers that he’s been doing the right things for the wrong reasons for a long time. Everything begins to fall apart as he realizes he’s swept problems under the rug for so long he might no longer be able to fix them. After meeting an alcoholic who is struggling to take control of his life, Richard wakes up to just how far off-course his life has become and attempts to right it.

The Newcomer, by Alasdair Shaw

From a young couple struggling to look after their baby to a new captain’s reluctance to take command of her ship, and from a sun-addled stranger’s appearance in town to the emergence of a sentient AI, the twelve tales presented here explore the central theme of an arrival by someone or something new.

There’s even an alien puppy.

Spare Me the Drama, by Karen Tomsovic

For two decades, Martin Leon and his wife blissfully penned a daytime soap together while growing their large family before real life took a melodramatic turn…

Sexy star Roxanne Hunter parlayed her role on the show into a thriving luxury bedding business and never looked back. Just when she was on the brink of having it all, the universe pulled the rug out from under her, leaving her with a secret heartache…

When Roxanne accepts Martin’s invitation to a family birthday party, it’s only to check up on an old friend in grief, not fall for him again…

Beneath the Skin, by Kyla Stone

For eighteen-year-old Sidney Shaw, life pretty much sucks. Her mom’s a drunk. Her dad’s worse. At school, she’s bullied by her ex-best friend. And cutting no longer brings the relief she craves.

When Sidney is forced into group counseling, she meets perfect, popular Arianna, the type of girl who grieves over a broken nail. But Arianna has secrets of her own. She might prove herself a friend–if Sidney can let her guard down. Then there’s Lucas, the sweet and funny new guy who sees straight through her tough, snarky façade.

Old Baggage, by Toni Kief

It took most of her life, but Elizabeth Donovan has finally had enough. Years of a difficult marriage, she has finally fought back. She had no choice but to leave the life behind and face the secret from her youth. The old life doesn’t want to let go, as she stumbles into the mystery that involves her deeper than she ever could imagine. Old Baggage is the overdue coming of age for a woman learning to stand on her own.

Hushed, by Joanne MacGregor

When she saves her celebrity crush, superstar Logan Rush, from drowning, Romy is offered a job as his personal assistant. She strikes a deal to reinvent herself in exchange for entering the exciting world of the movies, and love sparks between her and this prince of Hollywood. But Romy soon discovers that she has traded her voice and identity for an illusion of freedom.

When she discovers a dreadful secret with the power to destroy Logan, Romy must choose between love, revenge and finding her own, true element.

City of Skies, by Farah Cook

Nora Hunt has just joined the deadly quest to discover the ancient Viking legend of the hidden Shadowislands. Her post-apocalyptic dystopian world, Triangle of Peace, is the only home she’s ever known. But at sixteen years old, the skilled young warrior joins an elite band of Raiders called Jarls. Her mission? Merely to win the perilous battle for Shadowislands and avoid falling in love with the mysterious boy who just happens to be her worst enemy–and she’s not quite sure which task is more difficult…

Enjella Uprooted, by Jane F. Collen

This is the story of an adolescent Fairy who overcomes teasing, low self esteem and another Fairy’s meanness to become a first class Tooth Fairy. But while conquering these obstacles she realizes she needs something more to make herself complete. Join her in her journey to become an empowered, self-made Fairy.

Air and Ash, by Alex Lidell

After a lifetime of training, seventeen-year-old Princess Nile Greysik, a lieutenant on the prestigious Ashing navy flagship, sails into battle with one vital mission—and fails.

Barred from the sea and facing a political marriage, Nile masquerades as a common sailor on the first ship she can find. With a cowardly captain, incompetent crew, and a cruel, too-handsome first officer intent on making her life a living hell, Nile must hide her identity while trying to turn the sorry frigate battleworthy. Worse, a terrifying and forbidden magic now tingles in Nile’s blood. If anyone catches wind of who Nile is or what she can do, her life is over.

To Kill for Land, by Ryn Shell

Do you crave a good, old-fashioned rural yarn?

This novel from the author of To Kill for a Ghost is exactly that: an engrossing story of love and adventure in Australia, complete with gorgeous landscape. That it is also the best kind of contemporary historical novel – the kind that teaches you something about the real people and events of the time as a bonus.

Don’t Throw in the Trowell, by Melinda R. Cordell

At last, help for home food gardeners. The simple, month-by-month layout of Don’t Throw in the Trowel will help gardeners grow a bounty of vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Grow luscious tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers, melons, and more, and enjoy all the fresh produce (and give the surplus to family and friends) that your garden grows using these easy tips. Don’t Throw in the Trowel: A Month-by-Month Vegetable Gardening Guide is a fun read for every locavore who wants to cart tomatoes out of the garden by the wagonful.

Save an Angel’s Kiss for Me, by Joanie Chevalier

After 12-year old Mar’s father unfortunately dies in a car crash during the Christmas holidays, she not only has to recuperate, but also has to live with her mentally ill mother without the calming presence of her beloved dad. Fast forward three years and Mar is now 15-years old. Because Mar had blocked out her dad’s death, she’s never really admitted to herself that he’s gone forever, let alone acknowledged or visited his gravesite. She suddenly decides to take a 14-hour journey on a Greyhound bus to finally visit her dad’s grave and to face the truth: that her dad is really gone. Will Mar finally get the closure she so desperately seeks?

Aldo the Dragon, by Tania Giguere

Aldo is an old and wise dragon that came to nest upon a rock overlooking a small village. Aldo being of great kindness sees the need of the villagers and their children. So Aldo begins caring for them and teaching the men how to become more excellent hunters. For when the cold wind sets in food will be plenty and their families will not go hungry. Aldo also teaches the women of the village how to grow their gardens in all types of weather and how to love the seed and mother earth.

Moristoun, by Kevin McAllion

McSorely has had enough. His life has spiralled out of control and nothing has gone his way. There seems to be only one option open to him, one last thing he can do to take control of his fate. All hope is lost.

But far away on the mysterious island of Moristoun, Buchan is charged with the task of dissuading McSorely from this drastic course of action. Moristoun is where people like McSorely might end up, having exchanged one kind of hopelessness for another.

 

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