Kindle Freebies – May 7, 2012

Today I Loaded My Kindle With…

Science fiction, fantasy, Mennonite romance, cold pasta salad recipes (just in time for summer), a three-in-one Filipino recipe book, a guide to wine tasting, a memoir on surviving child abuse, and a how-to book on self-publishing.

Keep in mind that the books listed are my personal choices. Pixel of Ink and its affiliates, which are listed in my sidebar, have a lot more freebies to offer.

Recipe Books

31 Sensational Cold Pasta Salad Recipes
A delightful collection of cold pasta salad dishes, containing some unusual and tasty recipes along with some of the more traditional favorites. Prepared with fresh ingredients these cold pasta salad recipes are great for any meal times from a quick lunch to a special dinner party dish. They are also a firm favorite for any lunch box and are ideal to have at a barbecue or to take with you on a picnic.

Delicious and Nutritious Filipino Recipes Boxed Set – 3 Books in 1
This is a compilation of the bestselling Filipino recipes that will tickle your taste buds and satisfy your desire for culinary adventure. This foray into Filipino cuisine will open up new vistas of food exploration. In this ultimate Delicious and Nutritious boxed set, you get three bestselling books in one convenient volume: Filipino Breakfast Recipes, Filipino Lunch and Dinner Recipes, Filipino Dessert and Merienda Recipes.

Fiction

The Golden Queen – Book 1
When Gallen O’Day is hired to as a bodyguard to escort a young woman through the woods to the forbidden ruins at Geata Na Chruinn, it seems like an ordinary job—but all too soon, he finds himself fleeing for his life from creatures that seem like escapees from a nightmare—the alien dronon, led by their golden queen. With his best friend, a genetically engineered talking bear named Orick, and his girlfriend Maggie, Gallen soon finds himself tangled in an interstellar war that he never knew existed, racing across a host of worlds, confronted by a future unlike any that he had ever imagined.

Talon of the Unnamed Goddess
Aisha is the newest Talon of the Raptor Clan, mercenaries prized by rulers, nobles, and the wealthy as elite bodyguards. Her skill with a blade and her magical rune have won her a prized place as a Talon, but she wins her fights through wits as much as her skill. Guarding a spoiled young princess is Aisha’s first assignment for the clan. Surrounded by dangerous plots, keeping the girl alive takes all of Aisha’s guile and so does dealing with the warrior prince who seems to be falling in love with her. When assassination turns the princess into a queen on the run, Aisha needs every tool she possesses to protect her young charge, help her find the strength to grow up and reclaim her throne.

The Narrow Path
Miranda feels like she’s been transported back to Little House On The Prairie, and Ted’s head spins when Miranda reads the Bible on her cell phone. Yet Miranda Klassen and Ted Wiebe must find a way to make peace to meet their common goal to open the doors of Ted’s Old Order Mennonite church and community. Will they also find love in the process?

Nonfiction

What It Is
I am a survivor of horrific physical and mental abuse inflicted on me by the one person in my life that was supposed to love and protect me and teach me right from wrong. I am a fighter because I did not allow my past to dictate my future and I fought for years to successfully overcome the demons left over from my childhood. I spent my entire life punishing myself for the acts of my mother. I spent years trying desperately to figure out why she was the way she was and what I could have done so wrong to make her hate me so much. My journey to overcome my childhood demons was difficult and painful; but in the end, I realized that my past is what it is and it was up to me to decide my future.

Instant Wine Expert
Many of us would like to improve our knowledge when it comes to wine, and there’s tons of advice out there to help us; a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes. But who’s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? What we need are failsafe short cuts to knowing our Chablis from our Merlot, and how to identify what we like and why. Instant wine expert is the indispensable tool for working out what’s what in the world of wine, without pretentiousness or pomp. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice, Instant wine expert will help you make the best selection in wine, whatever the occasion, budget or tastes.

Let’s Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should
This guide contains over 60,000 words of essays, articles, and how-to guides, as well as contributions from 33 bestselling indie authors including J Carson Black, Bob Mayer, Victorine Lieske, Mark Edwards, and many more. It covers everything from how the disruptive power of the internet has changed the publishing business forever to the opportunities this has created for writers. It gives you practical advice on editing, cover design, formatting, and pricing. And it reveals marketing tips from blogging and social networking right through to competitions, discounts, reviews, and giveaways.

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These freebies are limited time offers, so there is no guarantee any of these books will still be free when you click on the links. Grab them sooner rather than later.

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