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Maggie Meyers
Maggie Hoffman is a professional writer and graphic designer from small-town Pennsylvania. When she isn't spending time with her husband and two children, she's usually found with a thrilling, controversial novel in her hands or watching a 70s horror film. Some of her favorite novels include "The End of Alice", "American Psycho", and "Daddy Love."

Last Minute Shopping Woes Cured: Most Popular Kindle Books Under $15

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Shopping is done and holiday gifts have been either wrapped or gifted, but just as you’re congratulating yourself for that accomplishment and not going over budget you realize you forgot a few names! How do you get those last minute gifts quickly and not break the bank? E-books! These make the greatest gifts and Kindle has a number of the most popular books of 2017 that you can send for download under $15. Here’s just a smattering of the offers on Kindle. Fiction The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel, Lee Child How far would you go to return something to somebody that you discovered in a pawn shop? This is exactly the adventure Jack Reacher takes in this Lee Child…

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Life After ‘Cat Person’: Why We Need Feminist Novels

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If you haven’t read the short by Kristen Roupenian, ‘Cat Person,’ which just went viral last week, you absolutely have to. Many women find themselves relating to her story, which is why the author sold her collection of short stories so that everyday people will get to experience her truthful writing with an impact, again and again! As you eagerly await the short story collection, there are some other novels being released in the upcoming weeks that follow women’s lives and honest subjects we never knew we needed to learn about until now, inclusive to all women: Black women, transgender, and gay. We all understand the importance and impact of feminism in our lives. Here are 10 feminist novels that…

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12 Reasons Why 2017 Was The Best Year Ever for Photo Books

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This had to be the best year for photo books. From Rolling Stone’s 50th Anniversary book to President Obama photographers have captured the essence of human life and crafted them into beautiful collections. Here are 12 photo books that made and impression on us this year: Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Pete Souza Prince: A Private View, Afshin Shahidi Inside Studio 54, Mark Fleischman 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter, Jeremy Arnold and Robert Osborne   Why We March, Voices from the Women’s March 100 Photographs, Time Magazine 100 Best Celebrity Photos, People Magazine NY in the Snow, Vivienne Gucwa 50 Years of New New York, New York Maazine 50 Years of Rolling Stone, Rolling Stone Magazine Secret Marvels of…

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Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Fisher, Reality Stars and More:  50+ Memoir Deals for Under $16 

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Are you interested in reading about how some of your favorite actors and musicians became famous? Or maybe you want to know what it’s like to grow up in the White House. Whatever your interest, there is definitely a personal story here that will not only be worth your dollar, they may even inspire you to write your own! Here’s a great list of over 50 memoirs for Kindle, all under $16 (and some are even free)!   Famous Icons Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen Becoming Grandma, Lesley Stahl Turning the Tables, Teresa Giudice The Princess Diarist, Carrie Fisher The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx Unqualified, Anna Faris Growing Up Fisher, Joely Fisher Whoa, Baby!, Kelly Rowland We’re Going to Need…

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2017’s Best: Our Favorite Books Turned into Major Motion Pictures

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Every year, we patiently await the arrival of film adaptations derived from some of our favorite novels and every year Hollywood does not disappoint! This year, our favorites include a piece of little known history, scary clowns, steamy romance, and a murder mystery classic.  If they aren’t on your must-read list already, mark them down for 2018!   January 2017: Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly Of course we have to jumpstart this list with our pick for January, the New York Times Bestseller, Hidden Figures, which tells the true story of the black female mathematicians that changed the way we see NASA today. Without their achievements in the calculations they made every day, we wouldn’t see some of the greatest breakthroughs we’ve…

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2017 Goodreads Award Nominees for Under $10 on Kindle

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Early this month, we released our 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards picks from our favorite categories so you could gain insight on what these awards are about and gain suggestions to new novels for your reading list. Today, we take it a step further, and want to suggest some of these titles to you that are now under $10 for your Kindle! Who doesn’t love a little affordable reading when the weather is getting cold and everybody is looking for the best Christmas gift? Don’t miss out on these awesome suggestions based on our favorites of Goodreads 2017: The Ghostwriter, Alessandra Torre Helena Ross is a beloved fiction writer of romance, but now she’s taking on a whole new genre: writing…

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eBooks Under $10: Laura K. Denton, Louise Penny, and More

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It’s close to Christmas, and everybody is looking for great savings, which is why we don’t want you to miss out on deals that you can get for your favorite eBooks. Are you looking for something you’ve never read before but totally wanted to on your Kindle device? Then you’re in luck, because we have suggestions for you. From the humorous take of Jen Hatmaker’s life, to a touching novel by the author of the well-known A Wrinkle in Time, we have some suggestions for Kindle novels you can’t miss – and they’re all under $10: Of Mess and Moxie, Jen Hatmaker Jen Hatmaker, a bestselling author, takes us on another hilarious adventure of hers as she walks us through her life…

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Black Friday Deals: Affordable eBooks and Gift Ideas

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It’s Black Friday, which means everybody is on the hunt for shopping deals. Here’s a list of great eBook deals, all under $10, that will make perfect gifts. Not Exactly Love, Betty Hafner Who doesn’t love a good memoir? With that being said, you and your loved ones will surely enjoy Not Exactly Love, a memoir that takes place in the late 60s and follows a woman named Betty who met a hippie from Woodstock at the school where she teaches. Sadly, their love life is not what it seems and, when married, quickly becomes physically abusive. Betty faced many of the same decisions that others in abusive relationships experience everyday, from wondering who she should tell to risking confrontation with the…

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Remembering Della Reese and David Cassidy

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This week, we lost two very celebrated individuals in music and television.  David Cassidy, best known for his role as Keith Partridge, on the television show The Partridge Family passed away after being hospitalized.  Della Reese, best known for her starring role on CBS’ Touched By An Angel, had been a pioneer in the music industry long before her work on television; she was 86. In honor of these two legends, we have compiled a list of biographies and inspirational books that reflect who they were and their many contributions to the arts and entertainment: Could It Be Forever? My Story, David Cassidy   C’mon, Get Happy: Fear and Loathing on the Partridge Family Bus, David Cassidy   Shirley Jones:…

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Free Thanksgiving Day Reads from Kindle Unlimited

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Are you one of the many e-readers who has enlisted in Kindle Unlimited‘s service for your Kindle? If you didn’t already know, this awesome service is a way for you to access a wide variety of titles from the Kindle Store, many of them being free. If you have Kindle Unlimited, you may be looking for a new novel that will put you in a Thanksgiving mood with the upcoming holiday right around the corner! Luckily for you, we have suggestions for some awesome Thanksgiving-related novels that will surely give you something to look forward to: The Good Neighbor, Judith Hudson Frankie has a rich and overbearing father who she doesn’t see or speak to anymore, but that doesn’t stop…

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The Best Mark Twain eBooks for Under a Dollar!

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“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain From his adventure books featuring good ole’ Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, to his own personal accounts found in a very personal memoir, Mark Twain has gone down in history for his classical twists mixed with a touch of humor that splits our sides. This month we’re focused on Mark Twain because November is his birthday month, and we want you to experience the classics you may have missed. Luckily for you, they’re all under a dollar, making them easily accessible for Kindle owners! Here are five suggestions for you to download: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer This is where the adventure begins for…

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‘The Voice’ Star Blake Shelton Named People’s 2017 #SexiestManAlive

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As lovers of all things romance, we can’t help but to salivate over People Magazine‘s annual #SexiestManAlive cover story. People has been nominating each year’s #SexiestManAlive since 1985, starting Mel Gibson. This year’s winner is country singer Blake Shelton who said, “Ya’ll must be running out of people” in that fluttery southern drawl that is to die for! Today, honor seven of the #SexiestMenAlive from 1985 to present day with steamy, sexy bios and memoirs.   1985: Mel Gibson: Man on a Mission, Wensley Clarkson In 1985, the first year of #SexiestManAlive came out in People Magazine, and rugged, sexy Mel Gibson was the star! Just reaching fame in the Mad Max movies, Mel was a bit uneasy about his growing place as a celebrity. In this biography by…

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#AmericaRecycles: Our Picks for the Environmentally Conscious Reader

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For the past few decades, we have been celebrating #AmericaRecycles as a way for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to recognize our nation’s progress on recycling, making a better future for generations to come. Go green today and pick up one of these environmentally conscious reads… and don’t forget to recycle when you are done!   Silent Spring, Rachel Carson Silent Spring has come a long way, where it was first published as excerpts in 1962. The book itself changed the way we look at the environment, and actually spurred revolutionary changes in that laws that affect our air, land, and water in America today. And who better to talk about the future of our planet itself than Rachel Carson, who has…

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Free eBooks: Classic Science Fiction You May Have Missed

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If you’re an everyday reader, you’ve probably read some interesting science fiction along the line – but have you read some famous classics that end up on reader’s lists every year? Because we love sci-fi, from the awesome movies we’re all familiar with such as Blade Runner and The Matrix just to name two, we have some classic sci-fi novel suggestions for you! The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells When many people think of H.G. Wells, this is the novel that comes to mind. In Wells’ classic that turned into an unforgettable movie adaptation, a Martian invasion takes place in the nineteenth century, forever changing the world around it and causing mass chaos across the land. If you haven’t read the novel or…

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5 Free Books for Fans of Romance

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There’s something romantic about the change in the season, which is causing us to reach for our favorite romance novels. For those with an e-reader who are looking to start a new romance novel, why not dig into the start of a romance series that will instantly have you addicted as well as cost nothing to start? We have some suggestions for five romance novels that kick off some great series that you can get for free on your Kindle. Tabitha, Vikki Kestell This first novel in the Girls from the Mountain series revolves around the life of the fiery-tempered Tabitha Hale, who works as a nurse helping people all the time. But will her temper get in the way of her…

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Friendship is Tested in Hendrix’s ‘My Best Friend’s Exorcism’

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Grady Hendrix always leaves us wanting more with his compelling take on the horror genre, but he really outdoes himself with his novel, My Best Friend’s Exorcism. This is one you won’t be able to put down, even when you’re on the edge of your seat in fear or wishing you weren’t crying from its dramatic flair! Abby and Gretchen have been friends ever since fourth grade in the early 80s, when nobody showed up for Abby’s birthday party. She wasn’t sure what it was – from the quiet way she held herself, to the lost look in her eyes, to the children’s bible she gave her for her present – but there was something different about Gretchen, and it…

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