Free Fridays

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“Harvey's debut, launching the Drake Chronicles, is a refreshing take on the familiar teenage vampire drama.”

-Publishers Weekly


Nothing says Valentine’s Day like vampires in love. Right? In today’s Free Fridays selection, Alyxandra Harvey’s Hearts at Stake, 16 year-old Solange is facing even more stress than your average teenage girl. On top of the usual high school pressures, she’s turning into a vampire. While she joins her family’s centuries’-long feud with a band of vampire hunters, she’s also trying to blend in with her peers, with help from her supportive best friend Lucy. Whether you’re planning to spend Valentine’s Day at home with your NOOK, or planning to read Hearts at Stake right away, this is the perfect romantic adventure.

 

Once you fall in love (okay, I promise that’s my last Valentine’s reference) with the Drake Chronicles, watch for a series of three digital-only novellas available soon for NOOK. The first, A Killer First Day, will be available on February 14.

 

 

Free Fridays Recommends

 

Each week, we ask our featured author to recommend a book or author that you may want to check out. Since authors are such passionate readers themselves, we thought you might like to find out what they love to read, too! Here’s what Alyxandra recommends:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOOK owners: go to shop and search for “Alyxandra Harvey” to download her bestselling books.

Comments
by on ‎02-12-2012 05:30 PM

Oh joy, high school vampires.  Such a change from the feature two weeks ago, high school zombies.  Glad to see the commitment to variety.

by HoosierJoe on ‎02-12-2012 07:53 PM

I don't read the teenage vampire or werewolf stuff.  I don't read the teenage anything too much. 

 

Just not what I read.  I am glad others like it.  Good for them.

 

How about some classic literature?  Flannery O'Connor, Hemmingway, Chandler, etc.

 

Or a good old Western or two if you really want some variety.

by JeremyCesarec on ‎02-13-2012 08:48 AM

Hi slvrrose,

You can also find the NOOK Daily Find on this page every day: www.barnesandnoble.com/dailyfind


by to-read-is-to-live on ‎02-13-2012 08:18 PM

I don't read the teenage anything too much. 

 

Just not what I read.  I am glad others like it.  Good for them.



 

 

How about some classic literature?  Flannery O'Connor, Hemmingway, Chandler, etc.

 

Or a good old Western or two if you really want some variety.

 

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How about we all be thankful that we get free fridays and remember that there are all ages who read on a nook who would like a free book. 

    I don't believe B&N chooses the free books- like everything else it is a publisher kind of thing. 

   I just know that I am happy with all the free books I've accumulated!  They might not all be exactly to my taste but I might be surprised if I try it.

    I also enjoy checking the daily find.  I don't always get it but at least it is offered!


by on ‎02-13-2012 09:23 PM

How about we all be thankful that we get free fridays and remember that there are all ages who read on a nook who would like a free book. 

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How about we acknowlegde that people are entitled to their opinions on the Free Frdays selections?  Two teenage paranormal stories in the last two fiction selections (with a history book in between) does not exactly cater to all ages.

by JfroJeff on ‎02-14-2012 03:17 PM

JfroJeff and others, could you label your posts with "Smashwords" when that is the case? Some of us prefer not to spend time on a page when it turns out to be a self-published work. I don't know if there is a special blog for Smashwords, but think it would be a good idea to have one. This is not an insult to Smashwords authors but it is an important distinction to make.

 

Yes I can, soon as someone pays me to make the list.

 

(This is humor, I don't want to be paid, nor will I go to any length to cheapen someones effort by labeling it for snobs who look down on self published works).

by to-read-is-to-live on ‎02-14-2012 06:53 PM

 

by MacMcK1957 yesterday

How about we all be thankful that we get free fridays and remember that there are all ages who read on a nook who would like a free book. 

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How about we acknowlegde that people are entitled to their opinions on the Free Frdays selections?  Two teenage paranormal stories in the last two fiction selections (with a history book in between) does not exactly cater to all ages.


Complaining because you don't like a free book is not an opinion it is a whine. It is FREE- either take it or don't.  The end.
And there are 52 Fridays a year so I'm sure you will find something. In the meantime... Please feel free to search  "Adult Fiction 0.00" and find all the free Fiction you want.  You can exchange the "Fiction" portion of that with any topic you'd like. 
 

 

by on ‎02-15-2012 10:32 AM
I guess I missed the memo where you were appointed as chief arbiter of what opinions may or may not be posted. But I'm sure if you consider an opinion to be unacceptable, that is the final word on the subject.
by ElPoncho820 on ‎02-15-2012 11:13 AM

Hey if anyone has a android phone I found this great app that lets you check the free Friday book right on your phone! Its called "Dust Cover" it works really well! Anyways thought you guys might be interested.

by DrayTheDoctor on ‎02-15-2012 12:38 PM
I LOVE Free Fridays BOOKS! Heck I love free books. Books about young people I do enjoy and share with with my teenage Son. I'm such a non-fiction person that free fridays book helps balance my library.
by Ela_Bella on ‎02-16-2012 11:26 AM

I must say it is extremely unpleasant to read such ungrateful comments. Beggars can't be choosers. Jeremy and Spec take the time out to provide us with an easy link to free books. If you like the book, you download it. If you don't, just move on and enjoy your Friday. This is one of the things I look forward to every Friday and I hope the negative comments and complaining doesn't lead to Jeremy and Spec pulling the plug on this blog. 

With that said, Jeremy and Spec: I thank you and can not wait for tomorrow's selection. Have a wonderful day. 

by on ‎02-16-2012 11:31 AM

Funny, I can't recall seeing a single negative comment directed at Spec.  Did I miss something?

by Doge_Mom on ‎02-16-2012 11:52 AM

Just wanted to say Thank You for "FREE FRIDAYs"  I appreciate a place to go to look at the options for that week- then I choose to download or not - Looking forward to tomorrow

by Ela_Bella on ‎02-16-2012 11:57 AM

I put both names because I like to give credit to both of them. This blog is a success because of both. Truth be told, I download maybe 1 out of 4 books posted by Jeremy and will get a few of what Spec posts. I still am grateful to both for the time they spend to even do this. Don't like the selection? Find your own. I always find new free books on Fridays without this blog. 

Nothing against you and what you like to read bc I also couldn't care any less for the vampire, zombie, etc. genre. I'm more just trying to say that it's free. Say thanks and keep it moving. 

by padiddle on ‎02-17-2012 09:46 AM

Thanks, Jeremy.  I look forward to your posts. Puts a spring in my step on Friday mornings!  Thanks to others who contribute to the list. 

 

Interestingly, I find myself purchasing MORE now that I can read widely.  It's a little like browsing in the bookstore.

 

One wish I have for Barnes and Noble (OK, I have a few) with regard to the samples, Amazon does a better job of letting you sample more than just the first pages of the book.  Often I slog through the table of contents and can't see if I really like the style of the writer.  It would be nice to know if B&N had a product development suggestion box to consider improving the site.  Everyone would win if the site gets better.