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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: The Heir: (Book 4)

byMelissa A. Craven  

The last Immortal Queen of Indriell has named her heir. 

The title means nothing to Allie Carmichael. Nothing but more drama and attention she never asked for.

Allie loves her newly discovered royal grandparents, but she just wants to finish her senior year of college and start her first job. Not step forward as the princess of a long dead nation she knows precious little about.

At twenty-one, she considers herself an adult and has finally found the normal life she’s always craved. As normal as it gets for a young Immortal legacy—prophecy or not. 

For years, Allie and Aidan have gone their separate ways, doing the college thing and just living their lives. Apart. It was his choice to sever their ties. A sacrifice to give her the time she needed to come to terms with her bond with his brother, Darius. A sacrifice she’s come to believe was necessary for all of them. 

But when Allie discovers that Aidan hasn’t been in school all this time—and his family hasn’t heard from him in more than a year, she struggles to contain her rage and the powerful judgment that burns within her. 

Protecting Aidan, even from himself, fuels her every breath. She would do anything for him. Even step forward as the heir.

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The Paper Magician (The Paper Magician Series, Book 1)

byCharlie N. Holmberg

Ceony Twill arrives at the cottage of Magician Emery Thane with a broken heart. Having graduated at the top of her class from the Tagis Praff School for the Magically Inclined, Ceony is assigned an apprenticeship in paper magic despite her dreams of bespelling metal. And once she’s bonded to paper, that will be her only magic…forever.

Yet the spells Ceony learns under the strange yet kind Thane turn out to be more marvelous than she could have ever imagined—animating paper creatures, bringing stories to life via ghostly images, even reading fortunes. But as she discovers these wonders, Ceony also learns of the extraordinary dangers of forbidden magic.

An Excisioner—a practitioner of dark, flesh magic—invades the cottage and rips Thane’s heart from his chest. To save her teacher’s life, Ceony must face the evil magician and embark on an unbelievable adventure that will take her into the chambers of Thane’s still-beating heart—and reveal the very soul of the man.

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The Angel Trials (Dark World: The Angel Trials Book 1)

byMichelle Madow

She thought magic didn’t exist. She was so, so wrong.

Raven Danvers is a typical college student… until a demon attacks her on the night of her twenty-first birthday. Luckily, she’s saved by Noah—a mysterious, sexy wolf shifter who appears and disappears before she can ask him any questions.

Then Raven's mom is abducted by the same demon who came after her. And who turns up at the scene of the crime again? Noah. He’s hunting the demons who are taking humans, and he’s ultimately heading where Raven needs to go to save her mom—the mystical island of Avalon. 

Now Raven’s joining Noah’s demon hunting mission whether he wants her there or not. Which he doesn't. But nothing stops Raven, so she and Noah will have to learn to work together—if they don’t kill each other first. 

More importantly, she has to survive his crazy demon hunt. Because surviving is the only way to get to Avalon and save her mom’s life.

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House of Darken (Secret Keepers Series Book 1) 

by Jaymin Eve

When Emma moves to Astoria, Oregon, she is given two rules:

#1 – Don’t cross to “their” side of the street.

#2 – Don’t mess with the elites, especially Lexen Darken, top elite and resident bad boy.

While she finds this both weird and insulting, Emma has no actual intention of breaking these rules - until her guardians go missing. Now all bets are off. Only a single line separates her side of the street from the elites', and she's crossing it.

Captured and held by Lexen and his brothers, she learns the rules are in place for a very good reason. There's a secret world hidden in this small town which goes far beyond the one she knows and understands.

A world not for humans.

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Dream Wars Rising (Book 1) 

By Leia Stone

It's been ten years since they came. Creatures that made us terrified to fall asleep at night. 

I've been training for the dream wars since I was twelve years old and each time I close my eyes I become a merciless killer. It's earned me the rightful title of Commander and now I protect the rich in their sleep with my team of warriors. 

But the one thing I didn't expect was that my irresistibly sexy new client, Damien Striker, might be able to put a stop to this war...

If I can keep him alive long enough.

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Dark Fates (Book 1) 

By GK DeRosa and JN Colon

Would you risk it all for love?

A high-ranking official’s daughter, Solaris is wild and reckless, a daredevil with no regard for authority. 

For icy Kaige, the nocturne prince of Draconis, life is discipline and self-control.

A prophecy split their worlds in two—a decree issued outlawing all human and vampire contact.  Death is the consequence for crossing the dark divide between Imera and Draconis.

When their worlds collide, a dangerous and forbidden string of events unfold.  Bound together by blood and secrets, they make a startling discovery that could shatter the precarious balance of New Isos.  

Haunted by the words of the prophecy, Solaris and Kaige attempt to unravel the mystery they’ve stumbled upon, but every moment spent together threatens the very existence of each race. 

Can Solaris and Kaige discover the truth without triggering the century old prophecy and destroying both their worlds?  

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Heir of Shadows (Book 1) 

By Kel Carpenter

Three sisters. Two liars. One choice…and if I chose wrong it all ends in bloodshed. 

My name is Selena Foster, and my sisters and I were just shipped off to a Supernatural boarding school. I should be thrilled we are not alone. I should be grateful to leave the human world. I am not.

Thrust into a world of power and politics, I’m left isolated when my sisters settle into their new lives. With only the campus boxing gym and a mysterious green-eyed boy for company, I begin to fall into a routine. I let someone in. That was the first mistake. 

The second was listening to the whispers that haunt me. 

One mistake, that’s all it takes to lose someone I love…and I made two already.

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Shadow Wings (The Darkest Drae Book 2) 

By Kelly St Clare and Raye Wagner

I will never be controlled again. 

A manipulative dragon shifter. A sexy phaetyn prince. Me? I shouldn’t even exist.

With peace established in Verald, I should be free; Lord Tyrrik is liberated from his blood oath, after all. But the freedom in Verald is an illusion. If I remain, destruction will surely follow. 

As soon as I come into my powers, the blood-thirsty emperor of Draecon will know. Even now, he is hunting me.

When a Phaetyn prince arrives promising safety, the solution seems perfect. A little too perfect. But is the objective of our group security or something more? Because everyone is telling me what my goals shouldbe.

Who do you trust when everyone has lied to you?

Should I listen with my head – or my heart?

I might not get a choice.

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Opal of Light: (The Keeper Chronicles Book 1)

By Norma Hinkens

Mistaken for a spy. Hunted by an assassin. Arrested as a traitor.

And things are about to get much worse for Orlla, Keeper of the ancient dragon runes. She guards a powerful secret buried on the shores of Efyllsseum—a prehistoric artifact that shields the island kingdom’s inhabitants from death and destruction and hides the chosen land from the rest of the world.

Now, corrupt monarchs plot war to steal the valuable relic, shattering the uneasy peace throughout the realm. Torn between loyalty to her family and duty to the crown, Orlla calls upon the dragons of light.

But the light always casts shadows, and the dragons bring with them an unimaginable terror that no one saw coming—and no one can stop.

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Touched by Magic: (Book 1)

By KN Lee and Nicole Zoltack

Nala is a slave. Ciaran is a soldier. They were bound to be enemies.

Humans and elves have been at war for ages, but when a mysterious sorceress begins her rampage of elven territory, the king of the elves is desperate to even the battlefield.
Her daughter exists somewhere, hidden amongst the common people.
And, she doesn't even know it.

Nala is ripped from her home and launched into an epic adventure of survival, love, and magic unlike anything she'd ever dreamed.

Any chance for an ordinary life is long gone, and when she finds herself falling for the enemy, she'll find freedom in the most unlikely of places.

Start Reading Touched by Magic

 

 

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