2019 Best Books: January Update

January 23, 2019

If one of your New Year's resolution was to read more Books, then don't dawdle, because writers aren't wasting time in 2019. Here are the best new Books released this month.

Regardless of your favorite genre, these page-turner Books will keep your mind busy — Have fun!

1 Dreamscape Erin

Dreamscape Erin

Heidi Hallifax | Sci-fi Fantasy


Alex has everything she has ever dreamed of. She got the man of her dreams, literally, and now they have a beautiful daughter. So what could possibly go wrong? Alex’s life takes a nasty turn when her dad turns ill and her daughter Erin goes missing. She gets her hopes up when she starts seeing her in her dreamscape, but can she get her back like she did Peter? Or is it only wishful thinking? Why do these worlds blend and what is Alex role in it? Follow Alex journey into a world of despair, hope, fear and beautiful dreams.

2 Just Kiss Me One Last Time

Just Kiss Me One Last Time

Brian Hesse | Romance


Karl Werner lives in private as a Gay man in Nazi Germany until he is arrested by the Gestapo. He tells his tale of love, war, and survival in the extermination camps. Fictional romance with a backdrop of historical accurate events.

3 Your 30-Minute (or Less!) Healthy No-Bake Dessert Recipes

Your 30-Minute (or Less!) Healthy No-Bake Dessert Recipes

Jasmine Lawrence | Food/Recipes


This book will be your ultimate step-by-step guide showing you how to prepare Easy, Delicious yet Healthy No-Bake Homemade Desserts from your own kitchen. With this guide, working professionals & housewives like you can enjoy delicious homemade desserts, and saves you the time and effort from trying to find dessert recipes and taxing baking processes. You will then have more time to spend with your loves ones, to organize gatherings/parties with friends and relatives, celebrating on special occasions with your home-baked goodies and treats.Inside you’ll discover: • Common & Essential Ingredients, Equipment for preparing your kitchen and cooking processes;• Basic/Elementary Skills on No-Bake desserts making • 40 Homemade, Healthy No-Bake Dessert Recipes

4 Delicious & Healthy Meal Prep within 40 Minutes or Less

Delicious & Healthy Meal Prep within 40 Minutes or Less

Juliana Landrum | Food/Recipes


This book will be your practical step-by-step guide showing you how to carve out time preparing your own Time-Saving yet Healthy meals at home. With this guide, working moms / professionals like you can enjoy healthy and delicious home-cooked meals just within 40 minutes (or less) in your kitchen. This will save you time trying to find food on the go, so you will have more time to spend at your office, and at home with your love ones. Inside you’ll discover: • Golden Rules of Successful Meal Prep, and Quick-cooking techniques; • 30 Meal Prep Recipes complete with ingredients and cooking steps; • 4 Flexible 1-week Meal Plans; • Practical weekly Grocery lists to prepare your pantry for the week;• Guidelines on how to freeze, store, and reheat your meals to keep food fresh, safe, and tasty

5 Through the Cracks

Through the Cracks

K J Tesar | Fiction


This short novel is an existential voyage seen through the mind of a man trying to bring his life back on track, after having experienced a series of unexpected problems. His reflections on life, and death, take him to places he had never expected to go in his previous, stable life, that before he fell through the cracks. The people he meets in his new life, the events he lives, all take a toll on him, causing his primordial optimism to be relentlessly challenged. It is a study of all the things that can cause upheaval in our lives, but of which we are generally unaware, until they rain down on us.

6 Dick Slays the Dragons

Dick Slays the Dragons

Dick Avery | Drama


The cabal had operated in secrecy and with impunity until the death of a young, special agent of the Diplomatic Security Service. But his untimely and unseemly death now caused a tremendous uproar in Main State and powerful people were asking embarrassing questions of the bureaucrats responsible for investigating the incident.

7 The Legend of the Ring 3

The Legend of the Ring 3

Alina Udrea | Short Stories


This is the third and final volume of " The legend of the ring". Read if you want to know what happens to Igor and Angela, Daniel and Rose. Hope you like it.

8 The A to Z of Karma

The A to Z of Karma

AiR-Atman in Ravi | Philosophy


If you plant tomatoes, will you get mangoes? Of course not! How is that possible? As you sow, so shall you reap! Such is the Law of Karma! The world is well aware of this Universal Law. This law states that every action is followed by a corresponding reaction. What you give is what you get! The world works like a boomerang. What goes around comes around. While the Law of Karma exists, many people are not aware of this law. Because they ignore the law, they live without values and ethics, only to be hit by their own Karma later on. The Law of Karma cannot be circumvented. You can't escape the law, but you can learn to live with it. You can understand how it works. The good or the bad we do, comes back to us, not just in this life but even in the life after. Read more...

9 I/Tulpa: Chitty Chitty Steam Punk

I/Tulpa: Chitty Chitty Steam Punk

Ion Light | Sci-fi Fantasy


Blending magic and tech has never been more fun, as Jon and Loxy return to London of the past, a different but familiar past, with a bit of an edge and a whole lot of spunk- as their childhood favorite gets adulterized... :) (Yes, that one was misspelled on purpose...(Grammar issues installed to contain the magic of tulpas to the author's realm. (If you're easily disturbed, avoid I/Tulpas.))) Explore the secrets that Flemming and Dahl couldn't tell you directly, but lie hidden in plain sight. From the ashes rises a Phoenix, a Jinn of a car!

10 Grimoire


Martin A. M. Gansinger | Short Stories


Ashton 'Abdel Hakim' Stone is a former agent for a governmental organization dedicated to find, collect and secure ancient reliques. When he set out for a mission in the Middle East to save an antique grimoire from the hands of ISIS, he encountered a mysterious Sufi Shaykh, decided to renown from wordly affairs and dedicate his life to study ancient mysteries and Islamic mysticism in the lodge of his new teacher in Istanbul. Naturally enough, his past manages to interfere with his schedule of prayer and meditation upon the arrival of a terrified young woman at the threshold of his designated place of seclusion, high up on the hills that surround the historic melting pot at the Bosporus...

11 The Prophet

The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran | Poetry Classics


The Classic book The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. Available in over 108 languages, this one of the most translated books. While written in prose poetry style, The Prophet is made up of many stories in which the main character, Al Mustafa, discusses key events and conditions of the human existence such as family, love, kids, religion, suffering, and other topics that touch all our lives.

12 The Murder on the Links

The Murder on the Links

Agatha Christie | Mystery Classics


The Classic book The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie. The third appearance of the famous detective Hercules Poirot. When a man writes to Poirot pleading for his assistance, he and his friend Hastings travel to France to meet him. But upon their arrival, the man has been found murdered. As always, an intriguing murder mystery written by one of the masters.

13 Get On With It

Get On With It

Christopher Harari | Self-Improvement


This unique guide throws new age self-help out of the window. Humans have survived and persevered through countless atrocities while still progressing through time. Within everyone the fight for survival exists. This refreshing take on modern self-help delves into our ability to persist through adversity. “Get On With It” pushes the boundaries of conventional practice and throws shade on new practices, taking us back to a time when people relied on mental fortitude.Christopher Harari shows us what we all possess inside, through comedy and strife, to move forward with our lives. If You’re Not Happy, Change It. If You Can’t Change It, Get On With It.

14 Macabre Memories

Macabre Memories

George Larson | Horror-Gothic


Four eclectic horror stories to chill the soul!

15 The Malthus Pandemic

The Malthus Pandemic

Terry Morgan | Fiction


A virologist with extreme views on population control has created a new virus - 'Malthus A'. International crime investigator, Daniel Capelli, unravels a plot to help spread the virus in return for profits from treatments and counterfeit drugs. But can Capelli and his colleagues in London, USA, Thailand, Egypt, Kenya and Nigeria persuade politicians and international crime agencies to act in time? The first novel in the 'Asher & Asher' Series

16 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Agatha Christie | Mystery Classics


The Classic book The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie is the 3rd novel in the famous Hercule Poirot series. Now supposedly retired and living in a small village anonymously, Poirot gets caught up in the murder of Roger Ackroyd one of the town's wealthy men. As with most of Dame Christie's novel, this one will leave you guessing until the very end!

17 The Red Lantern

The Red Lantern

Terry Morgan | Fiction


A selection of six short stories about international crime, corruption and terrorism taken from five of the author’s full-length novels – An Old Spy Story, Whistleblower, Vendetta, An Honourable Fake and Bad Boys. All on Free-Ebooks.net

18 Nowhere's End

Nowhere's End

Logan Deane | Sci-fi Fantasy


There is danger in the Kingdom of Nowhere. A strange and faceless warning echoes in the mind of Nowhere's Princess, forcing her to action to save her small kingdom. Can she save the only world she's ever known?

19 Drawn to You

Drawn to You

Serena Grey | Romance


A one-night stand leaves two strangers craving for more. On the night she discovers her ex’s engagement, Rachel meets Landon, who, for some reason, mistakes her for a hooker. The thing is, he’s so sexy, and it’s just one night. What harm can there be in losing herself in his touch? Landon prefers his women beautiful and sophisticated, with no desire for romance or commitment, so when his brother ignores his protests and sends him a hooker on his birthday, he’s surprised by how willing he is to continue paying for her services. It should be easy, except she’s no hooker, and she has no intention of letting him into her life.As the billionaire owner of Swanson Court Hotels, Landon is accustomed to getting what he wants, and Rachel is not going to be an exception.

20 Offshore Islands

Offshore Islands

John Francis Kinsella | Drama


Forces driven by market frenzy and the explosion of Internet technologies created phenomenal wealth in virtual money. At the same time inconceivably large sums of money were derived from crime and drugs with criminal organisations laundering their ill gotten gains via the world’s banking and financial institutions. Virtual reality was never so real and never so ephemeral as on offshore islands, amongst them Ireland and Cuba, where Tony Arrowsmith and his Irish cousin, Pat Kennedy, are drawn into an incontrollable situation.