Fresh Fiction Box Not To Miss is a monthly book subscription that sends 5-7 books for $25.95. Shipping is free in the US but they also ship worldwide. You can choose from a 1, 3, or 12 month plan and all plans autorenew or you can purchase a one-time box from their online shop. They send 2-3 new release print books, codes for 2-3 downloadable ebooks, a collectible item, and a sweet treat! Most of the books will be from the romance genre but they may occasionally send mystery, erotica, YA, and paranormal books too.
I was surprised to see how big this box was! On top there was a collectible postcard featuring the Fresh Fiction foxy mascot, Vixen.
That’s a lot of books!
Everything in the box! I received 4 paperbacks, codes for 3 ebooks, a pink lanyard, a pin and postcard, and a rock candy. I had a look through past boxes and it looks like content may vary. Some months everyone received all of the same books, other times everyone received one common book and the rest were randomly chosen from a group of about 8 different books so keep in mind that my box may be different from the one you receive.
This is the flipside of the postcard.
Fresh Fiction sends a sweet treat and collectible keepsake in each box. I received a pin featuring Vixen, a FF lanyard, and a pretty rock candy on a stick from Espeez (65 cents).
First up are three downloadable ebooks:
Life is Better Brunette by Diane Bator ($3.99 for Kindle)
Charming You by Kris Jayne (99 cents for Kindle, $14.99 paperback)
Hot Secrets by Lisa Renee Jones ($2.99 Kindle, $12.48 paperback)
All three of these books have high ratings on Goodreads and Amazon! The first two were published this year. The third one (on the back of the Deep Under card) is from 2012.
Last Ride to Graceland by Kim Wright (
$16 $9.41) First up is a brand new book that I hope will take me on a virtual road trip since I don’t know if I will venture outside of my town this summer.
Blues musician Cory Ainsworth is barely scraping by after her mother’s death when she discovers a priceless piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia hidden away in a shed out back of the family’s coastal South Carolina home: Elvis Presley’s Stutz Blackhawk, its interior a time capsule of the singer’s last day on earth.
A backup singer for the King, Cory’s mother Honey was at Graceland the day Elvis died. She quickly returned home to Beaufort and married her high school sweetheart. Yearning to uncover the secrets of her mother’s past—and possibly her own identity—Cory decides to drive the car back to Memphis and turn it over to Elvis’s estate, retracing the exact route her mother took thirty-seven years earlier. As she winds her way through the sprawling deep south with its quaint towns and long stretches of open road, the burning question in Cory’s mind—who is my father?—takes a backseat to the truth she learns about her complicated mother, the minister’s daughter who spent a lifetime struggling to conceal the consequences of a single year of rebellion.
The Bones of You by Debbie Howells (
$9.99 $8.40) Next up is this British thriller in the style of Gillian Flynn and I look forward to reading it since I spend most evenings watching some sort of English mystery show on TV.
When Kate receives a phone call with news that Rosie Anderson is missing, she’s stunned and disturbed. Rosie is eighteen, the same age as Kate’s daughter, and a beautiful, quiet, and kind young woman. Though the locals are optimistic–girls like Rosie don’t get into real trouble–Kate’s sense of foreboding is confirmed when Rosie is found fatally beaten and stabbed.
Who would kill the perfect daughter, from the perfect family? Yet the more Kate entwines herself with the Andersons–graceful mother Jo, renowned journalist father Neal, watchful younger sister Delphine–the more she is convinced that not everything is as it seems. Anonymous notes arrive, urging Kate to unravel the tangled threads of Rosie’s life and death, though she has no idea where they will lead.
Weaving flashbacks from Rosie’s perspective into a tautly plotted narrative, The Bones of You is a gripping, haunting novel of sacrifices and lies, desperation and love.
High Season by Jessica Whitman (
$6.99 $6.77) This book is presented by Nacho Figueras, who turns out to be the David Beckham of the polo world (and a model for Ralph Lauren). It is also so new that there are no reviews on it yet (is was still in pre-order status as of this writing).
Georgia never wanted to be a jetsetter. A plain old country vet was fine for her. But one distress call from her best friend and the next thing she knows she’s neck deep in the world of polo’s most elite international players–complete with designer dresses, fine champagne and some of the most gorgeous thoroughbreds she’s ever seen. Some of the most gorgeous men too…
Alejandro Del Campo needs his team to win the season’s biggest polo tournament or else he’s not sure how much longer they’re going to be in business. What he doesn’t need is some sassy new vet telling him how to run his business–and distracting him at every turn. But as they come closer and closer to the championship match, it soon becomes clear that Alejandro wants to win Georgia just as much as the tourney trophy. But can he ever convince her his world is where she truly belongs?
Bought for the Greek’s Revenge by Lynne Graham (
$4.99 $3.74) My final paperback is my first ever Harlequin Romance novel. It is the author’s 100th book for Harlequin and this one is so new that there are only 3 reviews on Amazon, all of them 5-star.
Ella Palmer has neither the money nor the connections to warrant the interest of Nikolai Drakos’s archenemy. Yet the unassuming beauty has done just that—and claiming her will be Nikolai’s ultimate satisfaction!
The ruthless tycoon will use any means necessary to ensure Ella’s compliance, so he buys out her family’s debts. Debts he’ll forgive if Ella becomes his mistress. But when he discovers the true extent of her innocence, Nikolai is forced to consider something new; it appears the indomitable Greek is about to take a bride!
Look at this loot. I loved this box! Almost all of the books were published not only this year but in some cases this month. I posted the list price first but then posted the current selling price on Amazon and using those sale prices my box was worth $37 (not including the pin and lanyard). I received a variety of romance novels but also a mystery and a non-romance women’s fiction book. I appreciate the fact that I now have several different books to choose from this month. My favorite types of books are historical fiction romances so hopefully one of those will show up eventually.
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