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What Book or Kindle Book are you reading???

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Mersey

Mersey Report 5 Feb 2014 13:57

Good Afternoon my ickle Bookworms, just bumping our ickle thread
up to catch up with some books :-) :-) <3 <3 <3

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 3 Feb 2014 18:52

Down loaded for £1.99 from Amazon to my kindle
The Fallen Queen by Emily Purdy.

Emma :-)

Mersey

Mersey Report 3 Feb 2014 13:10

Im half way through The Mill River Recluse by Darcie Chan, which is one of the books voted for on Ann's Greaders. I do not want to spoil it but I have to say I am really
enjoying it :-D

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 30 Jan 2014 19:58

I have been lucky so far and not found any that have really been rubbish, some have maybe been a bit light but readable on holiday, some have been good. reading The Citadel at the moment by Kate Moss.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 30 Jan 2014 11:48

If a book is 'rubbish', I just delete it from my Kindle. Bearing in mind that I'd read the back of a cereal packet if nothing else is available, that's saying something! :-D

Currently I have 3 folders - Read, Werewolves, Witches n Vampires (which have also been read) and Paid for. There's only a couple in there at the moment - I scour the free list on a weekly basis. Many of the books offered for nothing are the first of a series, the hope being that you will want to purchase subsequent ones.

The most recent one finished (downloaded when free!) was "The Enemy We Know (Suspense with a Dash of Humor) " by Donna White Glaser

Recovering Alcoholic, Psychotherapist Letty Whittaker has been attacked by a client........... and is being stalked. The story focusses on her battle to stay on the wagon, and to discover who her stalker is. With 2 murders and several suspects, the 'who dunit' was quite a revelation.

Mersey

Mersey Report 29 Jan 2014 23:30

I am now reading Watch Over Me - Daniela Sacerdoti

On a special offer on Kindle at the moment for 30p !!

Eilidh Lawson’s life has hit crisis point. Years of failed fertility treatments, a cheating husband and an oppressive family have pushed her to the limits. Desperate for relief, she seeks solace in the only place she’s ever felt at home – a small village in the Scottish Highlands. There, Eilidh slowly begins to mend her broken heart but soon learns she is not the only one in the village struggling to recover from a painful past. Jamie McAnena, Eilidh’s childhood friend, is trying to raise his daughter Maisie alone. After Maisie’s mother left to pursue a career in London and Jamie’s own mother, Elizabeth, passed away, he has resigned himself to being a family of two. But sometimes there is more to a story than meets the eye. Despite their reluctance, curious circumstances keep bringing Jamie and Eilidh together. For even when it seems all is lost, help can come from the most surprising places. But sometimes there is more to a story than meets the eye. Despite their reluctance, curious circumstances keep bringing Jamie and Eilidh together. For even when it seems all is lost, help can come from the most surprising places.

Mersey

Mersey Report 29 Jan 2014 23:26

Hi D.Shelly you are now known as a Kindle Babe :-D <3 <3

Thanks for your tip as well :-)

Happy Reading :-D :-D

Dame*Shelly*(

Dame*Shelly*("\(*o*)/") Report 29 Jan 2014 13:15

just in case some of you dont know
you can also open folders on the kindle to keep your books in
i have 3 one for books that i have read and one for books that are new and one for the books that i have downlowed and not my salt of book so i call that folder
crap lol

im a fan of dilly court love her books even payed £11 for one
and it when down half the price a few months later
now i put book in my wish list and keep an eye on them to go down in price

I so love my kindle i take it every were with me
love it more than the old man <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

SuffolkVera

SuffolkVera Report 23 Jan 2014 15:50

Just finished a couple of books:

One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson. This is an interesting factual book about American events in 1927. There's a lot about the growth of aviation and how brave (and very foolhardy) the early aviators were, about gangsters, politics and sport, particularly baseball. I found it interesting reading about characters like Calvin Coolidge, president at the time, who comes over as an idiot, and Babe Ruth whom I had heard of but knew nothing about.

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. This won the Man Booker prize in 2011. Not sure what to make of it. It's narrated by the elderly Tony and relates to events in his youth. Although it is quite short and easy to read, it is quite philosophical and seems to be about history and memory and how we view our past. I couldn't really warm to any of the characters. One girl keeps saying to Tony "You just don't get it do you?" I don't think I got it either!

Am part way through Philomena which I am enjoying even though it is heart-rending.

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 23 Jan 2014 13:56

Finished reading Peterhead Porridge and really enjoyed it :-)

Started David Jason's Autobiography, My Life. Kindle
edition price £3.50p.

Emma :-)

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 22 Jan 2014 10:47

Just finished Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe sent by the Genes Bookclub.
If you can get it for less than the hardback cover price of £16.99, its well worth a read.

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/hobbies_crafts/thread/1335029

Mersey

Mersey Report 19 Jan 2014 22:19

Its a great feeling ain't it :-D ;-)

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 19 Jan 2014 21:11

Thanks Girls ooh I'm not a virgin any more :-D

Mersey

Mersey Report 19 Jan 2014 18:29

There is no looking back now Mau.... <3

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 19 Jan 2014 17:49

Well done Mau - make sure you browse the Top 100 free books listed to the right of the Amazon page. The default tab is the Top 100 books, but once you've selected 'See All' at the bottom of the list, you can choose the Free books tab. :-D

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 19 Jan 2014 17:43

Good for you Mau, enjoy the first of many. :-D <3

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 19 Jan 2014 17:11

Have downloaded my first book :-D......'Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver. As recommended by family.

Started reading it in bed last night. :-D

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 19 Jan 2014 16:49

Just finished 'A Symphony of Echoes' by Jodi Taylor

If someone hadn't read the first book - Just One Damned Thing After Another (The Chronicles of St. Mary's Series) - the lack of knowledge about previous events might make it confusing.

The historians of St Mary's observe Jack the Ripper... a little too closely for their liking..(Re)Discover the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, witness the assassination of Nebuchadnezzar, rescue 17 Dodos and transport them to the future, match-make Mary Queen of Scots with Boswell....all this while trying to defeat the 'bady' team of time travellers.

Mersey

Mersey Report 18 Jan 2014 22:03

Just wanted to ~~~~~ to all my favourite bookworms, and kindlebabes <3 <3

Im just about to start Promise to Obey - Stella Whitelaw Kindle £2.99

When Jessica is charmed into accepting a job at grand Upton Hall she is not expecting to have to provide full time care for an autistic boy, an asthmatic girl and the sharp-tongued Lady Grace, who is recuperating from hip replacement surgery. But her employer, Lucas, expects even more of his young employee. In his pursuit of a mother for his children he is determined to make Jessica his wife. But where is the children's mother? Fighting her attraction to the beguiling Lucas she is determined to keep her head. A disastrous affair with a London doctor has put her off men, but when he descends on Upton Hall, determined to win her back, Jessica's life is thrown into turmoil.

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 17 Jan 2014 22:38

ouch :-( thank you Mersey (I think :-) ).. well OH didn't think
of number either soo I'll just have to slap his.......when he comes home ;-)....X