Kindle Freebies Daily — January 7

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Free Kindle books, primarily for Christian moms!
Be sure to check out my running list of freebies on my permanent Kindle Freebies Daily page. Here, I keep a running list of past daily freebies that are still free, just in case you miss a daily post. While you will usually find around 50 books listed here on any given day, this list is certainly not all-inclusive. There are literally thousands of free books offered at Amazon each day. These are just the books I am downloading to my own Kindle (or to Ben’s Kindle). If you’re not finding what you’re looking for here, I show you how to find your own Kindle freebies in this tutorial.

Don’t have a Kindle? No problem. You can download the free Kindle app for your PC, Mac, iPad, or smart phone. Looking to purchase a Kindle, read more about the new Kindles recently released!

I also have a huge list of always free Kindle Books for Kids.

The NEW Kindle Fire HD is now available!

  • 1280×800 HD display with polarizing filter and anti-glare technology for rich color and deep contrast
  • Exclusive Dolby audio and dual-driver stereo speakers for immersive, virtual surround sound
  • World’s first tablet with dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi for 40% faster downloads and streaming
  • Over 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games
  • Integrated support for Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! and more
  • Free Skype video calls with front-facing HD camera
  • Free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content
$2.99 (reg. $9.99)

Love Finds You in Victory Heights, Washington by Tricia Goyer and Ocieanna Fleiss — After losing her fiance in the war, Rosalie throws herself into her riveting work at the local Boeing plant. When a handsome reporter dubs her “Seattle’s Own Rosie the Riveter,” she finds herself a reluctant national hero. Fear of a second heartbreak is a powerful opponent…but will it claim victory over love?

$1.99 (reg. $14.99)

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver — The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it—from garden seeds to Scripture—is calamitously transformed on African soil. What follows is a suspenseful epic of one family’s tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three decades in postcolonial Africa.

The novel is set against one of the most dramatic political chronicles of the twentieth century: the Congo’s fight for independence from Belgium, the murder of its first elected prime minister, the CIA coup to install his replacement, and the insidious progress of a world economic order that robs the fledgling African nation of its autonomy. 

$1.99 (reg.  $9.99)
My Name is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson — My name is not easy. My name is hard like ocean ice grinding the shore . . . Luke knows his Iñupiaq name is full of sounds white people can’t say. So he leaves it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles away from their Arctic village. At Sacred Heart School, students—Eskimo, Indian, White—line up on different sides of the cafeteria like there’s some kind of war going on. Here, speaking Iñupiaq—or any native language—is forbidden. And Father Mullen, whose fury is like a force of nature, is ready to slap down those who disobey. Luke struggles to survive at Sacred Heart. But he’s not the only one. There’s smart-aleck Amiq, a daring leader— if he doesn’t self-destruct; Chickie, blond and freckled, a different kind of outsider; and small, quiet Junior, noticing everything and writing it all down. They each have their own story to tell. But once their separate stories come together, things at Sacred Heart School—and the wider world—will never be the same.

$3.79 (reg. $14.99)

Coming Home by Karen Kingsbury — Coming Home is a novel about tremendous victory and unprecedented loss, a story of faith and a forever kind of love, love that will stay with you long after the last page. This stand-alone novel will serve as either a grand introduction or a beautiful conclusion in the saga of the Baxter Family. The Baxters make plans to come together for a summer lakeside reunion, a celebration like they haven’t had in years. But before the big day, the unthinkable happens. As the Baxter Family rallies together, memories come to light in the grief-stricken hours of waiting and praying, memories that bring healing and hope during a time when otherwise darkness might have the final word. In a season that changes all of them, the brilliance of family love overshadows even the valley of heartache as the Baxters draw closer to God and each other. Along the way, secrets are revealed and the truth about the Baxter Family history is finally made known. Ultimately, in this portrait of family love, the Baxters cling to each other and to God’s promise of forever.

For Time and Eternity by Allison Pittman — All Camilla Deardon knows of the Mormons camping nearby is the songs she hears floating on the breeze. Then she meets one of them—a young man named Nathan Fox. Never did she imagine he would be so handsome, so charming, especially after Mama and Papa’s warnings to stay away. Though she knows she should obey her parents, Camilla can’t refuse her heart. But even Nathan’s promises cannot prepare her for what she will face in Utah.

Ready or Not by Chautona Havig — Fresh out of college, Aggie Milliken thinks she’s prepared for anything life can throw her way. Think again, Aggie!

After the abrupt loss of her sister and brother-in-law, Aggie is stunned to find herself the sole guardian of their eight lively children. If learning basic parenting skills wasn’t complicated enough, she must also battle the children’s half-crazed grandmother, survive a massive remodeling project, and navigate the waters of new friendships-alone.

She has little experience with children and none with housekeeping, and it shows. What she has going for her is grit, a double dose of determination, and the confidence that this is exactly where the Lord wants her to be. With an unlimited P-mail account and enough hymns to keep her spirits bolstered, she tackles one catastrophe after another.

It seems like nothing Aggie does is right, but ready or not, here she comes!

Betrayed by Jeanette Windle — This action-packed international thriller brings readers to Guatemala, where anthropologist Vicki Andrews discovers that her sister has been murdered. Guatemalan authorities dismiss her death as another of the country’s frequent muggings or a kidnap-for-ransom, but Vicki refuses to accept their verdict. Vicki launches her own investigation and uncovers corruption buried so deep that crossing international lines may cost Vicki her life.
Toward a New Beginning by R. William Rogers — Although Sam Bartlett enjoyed a successful horse-supplying business in Independence, Missouri, he was none-the-less envious of the hundreds of folks who passed through on their way west. Unable to stand it any longer, he convinces his wife, Judith, to pull up stakes, pack up their three-year-old son, Tom, and accompany him on a journey that turns out to be much more than either of them could have imagined.

The trek quickly develops into one of extreme hardship and survival that is further complicated by: dangerous weather, raging river crossings, unique personalities in the wagons, hostile Indian attacks, hunger, water shortage vengeance, courage, romance, and biblical principles. 

Sea Captain’s Promise by Joyce A. Scott — If you’ve lost yourself, you need someone else to show you the way home.

When Thomas Quinn is eight-years-old, he asks a promise of an Irish sea captain: “If ever I should become like me father will you dunk me under the water ’til I cannot breathe? Will you, sir, please?” 

The captain agrees.

Ten years later, Thomas is a womanizer, a thief and a drunk, who remembers a promise, but doesn’t know what it was about or who it was with. While flirting with a young woman in a Galway marketplace, he is accosted by her grandfather who knows far more about him than he should.

Witness by E. G. Lewis — The events Rivkah witnessed changed history. As a young shepherd girl, she accompanied her father to a Bethlehem stable where she held the baby Jesus. She watched Mary and Joseph flee to Egypt, met the strange visitors from the East who’d followed a star to Bethlehem, and saw Herod’s soldiers kill the children of her village.
You can experience life in Roman Judea as the Jewish people struggle under the burden of Caesar’s armies and Herod’s cruelty. Watch false Messiahs rise and fall and see the fatal retribution that followed. Feel the pain of the innocent bystanders left to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives.
A Hearth in Candlewood by Delia Parr — With genteel grace and quiet fortitude, Emma Garrett presides over Hill House, a stately boardinghouse in the canal village of Candlewood, New York. She finds her purpose in caring for her guests, ministering to them with a generous dose of wisdom and humor. But when a “runaway grandma” lands on her doorstep, Emma’s need to fix every wrong places her in the midst of a family feud. 

Heart of Gold by Lacy Williams — Wyoming, 1902–Ranch foreman Charlie Welch suspects his boss’s daughter has returned home with purely selfish motives–she wants money.

After being estranged from her father for years, Opal Bright hopes her homecoming will result in both reconciliation and a solution to help the orphanage she sponsors back home in Omaha.

When Charlie and Opal find themselves mixed up with a ragtag group of bandits and trapped in an abandoned gold mine, they must risk everything to survive… including their hearts.

Face to Face with God by Jim Maxim — Jim Maxim’s gripping true story is proof that absolutely nobody is beyond God’s reach. You, too, can receive His love, power, hope, and purpose for living, no matter what dark times you are going through. Discover the power of God’s all-conquering love in your life.

Becoming Fearless by Michelle Aguilar — Michelle Aguilar’s inspiring story goes beyond her grand-prize victory on the immensely popular The Biggest LoserBecoming Fearless is about having faith in God when you’ve lost faith in yourself. It is an encouragement to “feel the fear” in any obstacle in life without being paralyzed by it. Finally, it is a story about reconciliation between Michelle and her mother, an exploration of the difficult and freeing work of forgiveness, and a reminder that what you learn on the journey is even more important than the destination.

Letters from God by Ivan Tait — Letters from God was born from a desire to see people encouraged and comforted on a daily basis. This book is part faith, part hope, mixed with the promise of realizing God’s will for every day. Letters from God carries miraculous potential to build you up while changing and encouraging your life. Our days should be clothed with God’s blessings of power and wisdom. We are all on different Journeys but headed to the same destination, which is found fulfilling the will of God and enjoying His presence along the way.

These letters are prophetic in nature and spoken directly to you. Allow them to penetrate your heart; they will mend wounds, erase pain, bring clarity, open your soul to soar, and bring peace to your every day. May they be a source of daily wisdom, comfort, and understanding making your footsteps lighter and more purpose filled. When God speaks we are revived.

Bible Based Businesses by Jeff Testerman — Business ethics by the Book. Bible Based Businesses (Length 130 pages) Learn the biblical principles of running a small business. You have to get it right in your heart mind, when managing a business, before you can make it happen in the marketplace. 

You’ll get some practical and encouraging advice on God’s plan for you in business. You’ll receive a better understanding of the positive influence you can have as a Christian Business Owner or CEO.

Whether you’re doing a small business start up. looking for a small business guide, or just needing some encouragement, read Bible Based Businesses.

Jeff Testerman has over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and has started 12 businesses in six different states. 

Business ethics is a big thing in this day and age. Build your business foundation on the Word of God.

Confident Kids by Karen Campbell — Every parent wants the best for their children. We all want them to grow up to be confident and positive adults. Raising a child to be resilient and able to deal with life’s ups and downs is also something that most parents strive for. Confident Kids will give you practical strategies for shaping and improving your child’s outlook and mindset. Parents have a huge influence over the way their children think and deal with life’s situations and events. Happy and successful children usually grow up to be well-adjusted adults who lead fulfilling lives.
How to Improve Your Child’s Behavior Today by Katrina Kahler and Karen Campbell — The three secrets to raising a well-behaved child are providing a great role model, consistency and expectations. Sounds simple doesn’t it? Well, if you follow this book’s advice and stick to it, you will see changes take place almost immediately.

Many parents are struggling to maintain control of their children. They are drowning and don’t know how to shape their children’s behavior.

And more and more children are displaying behavior problems in schools and homes. An increasing number of preschool kids are coming to school with anti-social behavior including swearing, fighting and non-cooperation. Many teens are out of control, disrespectful and unhappy. 

Parents are responsible for shaping their child’s behavior from birth. Some parents find this quite difficult and they tend to give-up and give-in to their child’s desires and demands. Giving-in teaches the child that if they scream loud enough, throw a tantrum or become physically violent, then they will get their way.

The Joy and the Challenge by SENG — Articles and resources from SENG’s National Parenting Gifted Children Week. Topics include identifying and recognizing giftedness, the challenges of parenting a gifted child, underachievement issues and twice exceptionalism, gifted minorities and gifted boys and girls, misdiagnosis and depression in gifted youth, advocacy, and parenting supports and resources.

Hidden Diary: Volume II by Sandra Byrd — Book Three, Just Between Friends:

Walking home from the beach, Lucy and Serena come upon a little dog that is hurt and lost—and had no ID tags. Lucy’s living in a “no dogs allowed” cottage and Serena’s dad is allergic. But they can’t leave the poor thing where it is! So the girls devise a temporary scheme … that could mean trouble. Things get even messier when they discover the dog is about to have puppies. Who will take care of all of these dogs? Even more worrisome—who will pay the vet bill? Lucy and Serena decide their Diary Deed for the week is to find a solution and make it work. But the days are slipping by. Will they figure it out in time?

Book Four, Take A Bow:

For this week’s Diary Deed, Lucy and Serena must face their fears—and the rides at Knott’s Berry Farm seem the perfect place to start. But when that plan doesn’t quite work, it’s back to the drawing board. Lucy decides the upcoming Island Art Fair is the perfect opportunity for Serena to display her art. Serena’s not so sure … Then Serena comes up with her own idea for Lucy’s Diary Deed. But the dread of embarrassing herself in public may be too much for Lucy to handle. On the other hand, backing out would mean disappointing several others. Can Lucy find the strength to face her fears—and follow through on her promise?

Each of the four, two-book volumes in this exciting series for girls aged 8-12 includes: fun, friends, family, gentle Christian faith, and a fast-paced read.

Legends and Heroes: The Tale of the Taskmaster by J.D. Heil — Legends and Heroes: the Tale of the Taskmaster is the story of Mira, Eli and Gavin: three twelve-year-olds living in Appalachia in the late 1940s. When Mira drags the two boys out to explore an abandoned mine, they end up trapped inside it. A legendary frontiersman named the Georgia Peach comes to their rescue. Aided by a talking raccoon named Big Paw, the Peach tries to lead the kids to safety, but instead takes them through a portal to another dimension.
Mission: Explore Food by Geography Collective — It’s time to explore! 159 food missions that dare you to (re)discover our world. Become a food expert and guerrilla explorer with missions and recipes that experiment with all things food. Open this daring alternative cookbook to uncover tasty, revolting and seemingly random challenges across six chapters.

Pirate’s Tail by Eduard Lehr — 
A pirate…

A mermaid…
And an ocean full of adventure.

When Ace and his adopted father find a treasure-laden shipwreck on the bottom of the ocean, he thinks he has life made. His luck changes quickly when he wakes up aboard a legendary Menquin Naval vessel and finds himself on a mission of revenge. His misfortune turns to opportunity as he learns the way of the sail and travels the globe. 
Weekend Homesteader: July by Anna Hess — This fully updated second edition of the popular Weekend Homesteader series includes exciting, short projects that you can use to dip your toes into the vast ocean of homesteading without getting overwhelmed. If you need to fit homesteading into a few hours each weekend and would like to have fun while doing it, these projects will be right up your alley, whether you live on a forty-acre farm, a postage-stamp lawn in suburbia, or a high rise.
Pizza Recipes 101 by Kirk Castle —  Pizza being a renowned modern day, Italian originated delicacy deserves a large book to cover the thousands of variations that have originated in the pizza phenomenon over the years. This book mainly covers the basic pizza recipes that target the most common tastes and can easily be enjoyed at home. From the most popular chicken BBQ pizza to the little less known shrimp pizza, ‘PIZZA RECIPES’ gives the practical pizza making philosophy explaining the ingredients and the directions clearly and plainly so that a layman or rather a ‘lay-cook’ can find their way around the pizza!

The Art of Perfect Bread Baking by June Kessler —  Making bread requires little more than your hands, an oven and patience. The recipe for success is simple; time and warmth are all it takes to transform a few basic ingredients into springy silky dough that bakes to a crackly, crusted loaf. It is like most things- easy when you know how, with practice making perfect. If we had to choose one single phrase that I feel is essential to bread making, it would be this; bread is alive, growing entity and, the product of it’s ingredients and surroundings; it responds to its environment- “treat the rising dough as if it were alive’’ While we advocate the use of scales, warmers and thermometers, remember that observation is the baker’s traditional tool. The more you make bread, the better your bread will be.
Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Kids by Ashlee Meadows — You might have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but have you ever asked why that is? Breakfast has been touted by experts as the “fuel” necessary to start the day off on the right foot. Rather than just a saying, there is scientific proof that breakfast really does give our bodies and brains a kick-start. That is especially true for children. 

Numerous studies into the benefits of breakfast have made it clear that your child needs this valuable meal in order for the rest of the day to be productive. A good breakfast is proven to lead to higher test scores, better school attendance and better behavior, both in class and out. It also leads to much better overall nutrition and easier weight control. Making breakfast a habit means that your kids are much more likely to continue eating breakfast when they are older, and that means the benefits last well beyond the school years. 

The Ultimate Prescription by James L. Marcum  Would you like to discover the powerful ways God is part of the healing process? Do you think the media, the government, or your doctor is telling you the whole truth when it comes to health care? Are you tired of taking medications that really don’t fix the problem? In The Ultimate Prescription, Dr. James Marcum, a board-certified cardiologist, in-demand speaker, and radio host, discusses these questions and many more from a biblical point of view. He encourages you to find the real answers about your health—and the health of your loved ones. Dr. Marcum explains what he believes is wrong with our current health care system, how to get back on track, and how the spiritual dimension of our health is often being ignored. Discover today the true path to healthy living in The Ultimate Prescription.

Then Just Stay Fat by Shannon Sorrels — For a couple of years, Shannon Sorrels has wanted to put out a book about fitness and weight management, a book that’s entertaining, motivating and a tad bit pointed, sort of a Dave Barry and Erma Bombeck meets Dr. Oz and Bob Greene — definitely not your traditional this-is-how-to-lose-weight manual.

A multi-degreed certified personal trainer and owner of an award-winning fitness training and nutrition studio in Phoenix, Sorrels has heard every excuse for not exercising and committing to a weight-management program.

Food Combing Recipes for Vegetarians by Alice Lilley — Food combining is based on the principle of separating proteins and concentrated carbohydrates so that they are not eaten together at the same meal. Vegetables and salads are first choices, while starch and protein foods can be served as complementary side dishes.

Vegetarians have been largely left out of the food combining literature, but can adapt the rules to meet their specific dietary needs by learning the basic principles and choosing options from this recipe collection.

Once you know the system works for you it’s easy to follow and to create combinations of your own that will suit your appetite and your digestion.

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