Books to Check Out

Haven’t given this to you in awhile. Here is the self published bestsellers list for the week of August 26th.

Amazon

Raising Ryann – Alyssa Rae Taylor
Ruin – Rachel Van Dyken
Stripped – Jasinda Wilder
Dust – Hugh Howey
Freefall – Tess Oliver

B&N

Freefall – Tess Oliver
Ruin – Rachel Van Dyken
Stay With Me – Samantha Chase
Faithful – Kelly Elliott
Into the Deep – Samantha Young

Smashwords

Heller’s Decision – JD Nixon
Rock Chick Revolution – Kristen Ashley
Chasing Paradise – Pamela Ann
Natural Consequences – Elliott Kay
Fate of the Kinunir – Robert E. Vardeman

Go ahead and add these to your lists if you haven’t already.

Peace and luv!

Posted from none other than your favorite writer’s favorite writer Ms Talia

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Self Published Bestsellers Week July 22

Amazon

Pulse – Gail McHugh

Collide – Gail McHugh

Thief – Tarryn Fisher

Fear of Falling – S.L. Jennings

The Billionaire’s Obsession – J.S. Scott

B&N

For Love of Bluestone – M.J. Fredrick

Anything He Wants – Sara Fawkes

For His Pleasure – Kelly Favor

Shine Not Burn – Elle Casey

A touch of Midnight – Lara Adrian

Smashwords

Chasing Paradise – Pamela Ann

Fulfillment – K.M. Golland

Come Alive – Karina Halle

Axel – Harper Sloan

Forged in Blood II – Lindsay Buroker

Peace and luv!

Posted from none other than your favorite writer’s favorite writer Ms Talia

Self Published Bestsellers for July 8th

Amazon

1. Surrender Your Love J. C. Reed
2. Conquer Your Love J. C. Reed
3. The Billionaires Obsession J. S. Scott
4. Him Carey Heywood
5. Bully Penelope Douglas

B&N

1. Surrender Your Love J. C. Reed
2. A Man Overboard Shawn Hopkins
3. Conquer Your Love J. C. Reed
4. Summer Secrets Barbera Freethy
5. By The Sea Antoinette Stockenberg

Smashwords

1. Jocomo Timothy Cohorst
2. Come Alive Karina Halle
3. Black Heart K. L. Mathewson
4. Salvation Erica Stevens
5. Notice Me Lili Lam

Apple

1. The Last Boyfriend J. S. Cooper
2. Submit Melody Anne
3. The Last Husband J. S. Cooper
4. Forever Too Far Abbi Glines
5. Let Me Love You Morgan Rayne

There you go. Go buy some bestselling books and enjoy some self publishing ones at that!. Have a great day!

Peace and luv!

Posted from none other than your favorite writer’s favorite writer Ms Talia

Picks for your reading week

Amazon has made a list of the Best Books of the Year So Far, perfect timing for the summer and just in case you haven’t done any reading here are a few suggestions from a few editors.

The Son

Frozen in Time

The Interestings

And the Mountains Echoed

Eleanor and Park

Gulp

After Visiting Friends

Tenth of December: Stories

The Golem and the Jinni

Joyland

Schroeder

The Guns at Last Night

The Woman Upstairs

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls

Smoke and Pickles

Lean In

The Shining Girls

Between Man and Beast

Sense and Sensibility

Steam Train, Dream Train

The Sasquatch Escape

Navigating Early

The 5th Wave

Wanna know what the top self published Kids’ Books for June were?
Amazon

A Charge of Valor by Morgan Rice

Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja by Marcus Emerson

The Monster That Ate My Socks by A.J. Cosmo

B&N
A Charge of Valor by Morgan Rice

Maggie and the Perfect Puppy by Courtney Ruffalo

Dolphins: Playmates of the Sea by Caitlind Alexander

Smashwords
Jocomo by Timothy Cohorst

Paddy Stories by Dawn Haddon

The Magic Carriage by M.P. Grace

Happy reading, Peace and Luv!

Posted from none other than your favorite writer’s favorite writer Ms Talia

Literary Monday Mash-Up

Need an agent? These agents are looking for new clients!

  • Berta Treitl (Grosvenor Literary Agency): nonfiction (science&tech, current events, law&politics, biography, business & marketing, art design, cooking, health & lifestyle) fiction (historical & high quality mysteries)
  • Amy Tannenbaum (Jane Rotrosen Agency): new adult, romance, high quality commercial women’s fiction
  • Linda Epstein (Jennifer De Chiara Literary): literary fiction, upscale commercial fiction, narrative non-fiction, fantasy & memoirs. will NOT accept bodice rippers, or anything with dead, maimed or kidnapped children, thrillers, horrors, romance or traditional sci-fi
  • Roz Foster (Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency): literary, commercial, women’s fiction, literary sci-fi and literary YA, nonfiction (current events, designs, business, cultural anthropology/social science, politics, psychology & memoir. NOT interested in sports, cookbooks, screenplays, poetry, romance & children’s middle grade picture books
  • Sarah E. Younger (Nancy Yost): romance/women’s fiction (contemporary, historical, western, sports, regency, inspirational, urban fantasy, paranormal & YA)
  • Bridget Smith (Dunham Literary Inc): middle grade & YA fiction (fantasy & sci-fi, historical fiction, romance & contemporary)

These agents will accept picture books:

  • Rachel Hecht of Foundry Literary + Media
  • Christa Heschke of McIntosh & Otis
  • Danielle Smith of Foreword Literary
  • Kathleen Zakhar of Harold Ober Associates

Get a Free book at B&N

Sorry adults, this is only for the kids. This summer kids can win a free book from their special Reading Journal if they read 8 books. Parents can download the Summer Reading Journal off of the site and have your kids start to fill it out after each book. The program which is well in effect ends Sept 3rd. Teachers and parents are included too, B&N has a workbook filled with reading ideas.

Quirk Books

Quirk Books is looking for the next romance author so they are hosting a ‘Looking for Love’ Fiction Contest. First place winner will receive $10,000 (read it twice) and get published by Quirk Books! Anything is pretty much accepted well anything but vampire stories. The deadline is Oct. 1st, 2013. Download the entry form at quirkbooks.com

Peace and luv!

Self Published Bestsellers for the week of June 17th

Amazon

  1. Forever Too Far – Abbi Glines
  2. Conquer Your Love – J.C. Reed
  3. Surrender Your Love – J.C. Reed
  4. Before Now – Cheryl McIntyre
  5. Beauty from Surrender – Georgia Cates

B&N

  1. Forever Too Far – Abbi Glines
  2. Don’t Leave Me – James Scott Bell
  3. Return to Paradise – Carol Grace
  4. Mine to Take – Cynthia Eden
  5. Conquer Your Love – J.C. Reed

Smashwords

  1. Beauty from Surrender – Georgia Cates
  2. Jocomo – Timothy Cohorst
  3. Salvation – Erica Stevens
  4. Forged in Blood I – Lindsay Buroker
  5. Elysian – Addison Moore

Apple

  1. Forever Too Far – Abbi Glines
  2. Forever Black – Sandi Lynn
  3. Forever You – Sandi Lynn
  4. Fallen Too Far – Abbi Glines
  5. Never Too Far- Abbi Glines

Peace and luv!

IndieBound bestseller list

IndieBound bestseller list (Photo credit: bookavore)

Self published bestsellers list

Amazon

1. Forever Too Far Abbi Glines
2. Beauty from Surrender Georgie Cates
3. Conquer Your Lane J. C. Reed
4. My Side Tara Brown
5. Beauty From Pain Georgia Cates

B&N

Forever Too Far Abbi Glines
Conquer Your Love J. C. Reed
The Impact of You Kendall Ryan
Sweet Thing Renee Carlino
Possession Jennifer Lyon

Smashwords

1. Beauty from Surrender Georgia Cates
2. Unbeautifully Madeline Sheehan
3. Forged in Blood I Lindsay Buroker
4. Salvation Erica Steven
5. When we Were Married Daniel Quentin Steele

Apple

1. Forever Too Far Abbi Glines
2. Forever You Sandi Lynn
3. Forever Black Sandi Lynn
4. Ties that Bind Carolyn Arnold

Peace and luv!

Posted from none other than your favorite writer’s favorite writer Ms Talia