Saturday, December 29, 2012

Kindle Daily Deal: 233 books, $1.99 each!!!!!

Wow, Amazon has a ton of books on sale as part of today's Kindle Daily Deal!  (Well, if e-books had weight, it would be a ton.)  233 e-books, to be exact.  100 or more are nonfiction.  All at $1.99.  Here is a small selection!  See all of them here.

       
        
A brief clip from each of the above books' descriptions follows.  I'm having a hard time stopping....

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. In Jordan's prize-winning debut, prejudice takes many forms, both subtle and brutal. It is 1946, and city-bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband's Mississippi Delta farm ...

 The Jew Store by Stella Suberman. The Bronsons were the first Jews to ever live in the small town of Concordia, Tennessee-a town consisting of one main street, one bank, one drugstore, one picture show, one feed and seed, one hardware...

The Mother-in-law Diaries: A Novel by Carol Dawson. Much to the surprise of his mother, Lulu Penfield's first-born son has gotten married. It's not that she minds; she's fairly sure that he's made a good choice. What's really eating at her is the reali...

Boulevard by Jim Grimsley. Newell never really belonged in Pastel, Alabama. Ready for a change, he buys a one-way ticket to New Orleans. The year is 1978 and the rambunctious city beckons with its famous promise of bright light...

Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star by Tab Hunter.  Welcome to Hollywood, circa 1950, the end of the Golden Age. A remarkably handsome young boy, still a teenager, gets "discovered by a big-time movie agent. Because when he takes his shirt off young he...

Peep Show by Joshua Braff. David Arbus will be graduating from high school in the spring of 1975. His divorced parents offer two options: embrace his mother's Hasidic sect or go into his father's line of work, running a por...

What You See in the Dark by Manuel Munoz. The long-awaited first novel by the award-winning author of two impressive story collections explores the sinister side of desire in Bakersfield, California, circa 1959, when a famous director arrives...

The Puzzle King by Betsy Carter. Here's a memorable tale of two unlikely heroes: the lively, beautiful Flora and her husband, the brooding, studious Simon, two immigrants, both sent to America by their families to find a better life...

Happy reading!

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