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Welcome to YA Books Central's "What's Hot in KU" post. This weekly event will highlight what's hot, new and exciting in the Amazon Kindle Unlimited Library.

Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription is a great way to enjoy unlimited reading on a tight budget. With over a million titles and counting, we thought a spotlight on our favorite KU hits was our logical next step in sharing the book love. Check us out on Thursdays.

Don't miss out on these fantastic reads, available in the Kindle Unlimited libraryand for purchase on Amazon.com

 

 

 

 

 

Emerge: Immortals of Indriell: The Collection 

by Melissa A. Craven

This collection includes the first five books of the award winning Emerge series plus over 200 pages of bonus content. The series continues with Emerge: The Heir (Book 4) available now.
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From Emerge: The Assignment

She has devoted her life to training with the elite Immortals of Soma.

For nearly a decade, Tessa St. James has sacrificed her life with her family to live, train and work behind the safety of Sterling Tower, waiting for the day when she will receive her first assignment. 
With Soma at her back, her days of working the Amrita circuit are numbered. As soon as her trainer deems her ready for an assignment, Tess will be one step closer to a world-class career within the Soma agency. 
When a casual flirtation at an anonymous Amrita event becomes not so anonymous, Tess is left with images of Dean McBrien to haunt her when she returns to life at Sterling Tower where nothing is as it seems. For the first time Tessa questions the world she lives in and is no longer able to look the other way when Soma’s actions don’t add up.
What will happen when Tessa finally realizes her position at Soma isn’t all she dreamed it would be? 

Fans of Emerge will not want to miss the explosive ending when Allie and Tessa's stories collide. Get a taste of what's coming next for Allie in Emerge: The Assignment.
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From Emerge: The Awakening (book 1)

Allie has always thought of herself as a loner—until she moves to a new town and finds herself caught up in a dangerous world of immortality and power she never knew existed.
Surrounded by strange new friends and even stranger circumstances, the dark void of her past casts an ominous cloud over Allie’s new life. Sparks fly between Allie and Aidan as she finds herself drawn to him and his friends in ways she can’t explain. 
As Allie approaches her sixteenth birthday, a latent Immortal power awakens deep inside her. She must learn to adapt to her power before it overwhelms her. But she’s sixteen years behind her peers, and as one of the most powerful Immortals of her generation, she has precious little time to catch up. 
As her first gifts begin to emerge, Allie finds her footing, but she still feels like the normal mortal girl she always thought she was. 
But there is nothing normal about Allie Carmichael. 
Allie’s past harbors dark secrets she can't even fathom. Secrets that could not only change her life, but the lives of everyone around her.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

(Hogwarts Library book)

by J.K. Rowling and Newt Scamander

A brand new edition of this essential companion to the Harry Potter stories, with a new foreword from J.K. Rowling (writing as Newt Scamander), and 6 new beasts!

A set textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamander’s masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the wizarding world. Scamander’s years of travel and research have created a tome of unparalleled importance. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books – the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the Hungarian Horntail...Others will surprise even the most ardent amateur Magizoologist. Dip in to discover the curious habits of magical beasts across five continents…

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House of Royale (Secret Keepers Series Book 4) 

by Jaymin Eve 

Avalon has always felt different and alone. The ocean, along with the friends she’s made under the water, is the only constant in her life. She comforts herself with the notion that alone is at least safe. There’s no one to hide her extraordinary abilities from, to hide her dreams of living beneath the crashing waves forever.  

Then Xander comes for her, reluctantly, judging by his snarly attitude. But, attitude aside, he draws her into a fantasy world, one filled with family and friendship and … the home she’s always craved. 

He gives her the smallest glimpse of perfection, only to then inform her that it’s not a world she can have. Political issues in Royale will make her time there temporary. 

Her time in Royale and with Xander. 

She will stay until the very end, though. If there’s one thing that she’s determined to prevent, it’s Laous getting his hands on the starslight stone. A stone which is keeping two worlds alive and functioning. 

A happily ever after might not be in the cards for her, but she’s determined to make it happen for her friends. 

Even if it’s the last thing she does. 
 
 
 
 
 

Sons of the Sand: The Complete Series 

by Kimberly Loth

The girl should’ve screamed. 

But she didn’t. 

Instead she threw a shoe at me after I burst forth from my vessel. She commanded me to leave and so I had to obey. 

But the need to see her again is powerful and I’m not sure I can resist. She will come easily, like the others. Three thousand years may have passed, but women always stay the same. 

They fell for pretty words and gave up their lives willingly. 

This girl would be no different. She’d make her wishes and her soul will be mine. And if she resists a little, well then, the end will be all the sweeter. 

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Standing Sideways

by J. Lynn Bailey 

When Livia Stone suddenly loses her twin brother, Jasper, she must learn to navigate her new life alone. 

As she faces tragedy and starts down a road toward self-destruction, Daniel enters Livia’s life - at a moment when she needs it most. 

Guaranteed to have readers crying, laughing, and most of all, debating the issues affecting the lives of parents and teens alike on a journey of hope and forgiveness.

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What Doesn't Kill You: Twisted Book 1 

by Jo Ho

When Marley moves into her dorm at Blackville University, the recent murder of a Tennerson student is the last thing on her mind.  She has roommates to get to know, classes to sign up for, parties to attend, and an over-protective father to avoid, who, as luck would have it, has just been hired at BU as its newest History professor.
After a childhood of being bullied due to a condition she can't help having, all Marley wants is to be normal.  She hopes a new start in a new city will provide that.
Unfortunately, life has other plans for her. 
When she, along with three other girls try to stop an attack, a secret new world opens up, one where supernatural beings rule the night. But that’s not the worst thing, not by a long shot.  Try never knowing if what you’re seeing is real, especially when one of those things is a murder...

Saving the world has never been this twisted!

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No Safe Haven: A Last Sanctuary Novel

by Kyla Stone

Run to save your life--or stay and fight for what's yours... 
Isolated at her family's wildlife refuge in northern Georgia, Raven longs to escape. Instead, she spends her days shoveling manure for bears and wolves--until her father contracts the deadly Hydra virus. 
 
Desperate to help him, Raven journeys into town to get medicine, only to discover the outside world is collapsing into chaos. There are no police, no laws, and no hospitals. No one is coming to help. 
 
The wildlife refuge she once resented now offers sanctuary--plenty of food, shelter, and the safety of electrified fences. Using the skills her father taught her, Raven knows how to survive. 
 
But the threat is just beginning. The electrified fences may be failing. Even worse, a dangerous gang tracks Raven back to the refuge. And they'll stop at nothing to take what she has... 
 
Raven can run. Or she can stand her ground, risking everything to defend the animals--and her home. 

 
 
 
 
 

Catalyst (The Deception Game Book 1) 

by Kristin Smith 

Too pretty.
Too smart.
Too perfect.
In a crumbling, futuristic Las Vegas where the wealthy choose the characteristics of their children like ordering off a drive-thru menu, seventeen-year-old Sienna Preston doesn't fit in. As a normal girl surrounded by genetically modified teenagers, all of her imperfections are on display. But after the death of her father, everything she's ever known and loved changes in an instant.
With little skills to help provide for her family, Sienna clings to the two things that come easily—lying and stealing. But not all thief-for-hire assignments go as planned. When a covert exchange of a stolen computer chip is intercepted, she becomes entangled with a corrupt government official who uses her thieving past as leverage, her mother as collateral, and the genetically modified poster boy she's falling for as bait.
In order to rescue her mother, there may only be one option—joining forces with the Fringe, an extremist group, and their young leader who's too hot to be bad. Problem is, these revolutionaries aren't what they seem, and the secrets they're hiding could be more dangerous than Sienna is prepared for. In the end, she must be willing to risk everything to save the one thing that matters most.

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