Doctor Sleep and Deals for September 26th, 2013

So far, Doctor Sleep is really good. Granted, I have had virtually NO time to read; younger daughter’s birthday, Wine Wednesday, swim practices, parent/teacher conferences–they are all getting in the way. Not to mention that I have not read the book for our book club on Friday (which is a crime in and of itself).

I have not reached Danny’s adulthood yet, and have realized this book has its own bad guys that have very little to do with The Outlook Hotel or Danny’s own demons (although those do show up). So far, so good. I haven’t read any reviews; I like to form my own opinions unless I am deciding on a book.

So, that’s where I am. More updates to follow!


Kindle Deals

The 1965 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for literature, “The Keeper of The House” is the story of a successful family following the War of 1812, whose success is threatened after their mixed-race heritage is discovered. A story of love and hate, acceptance and prejudice. $1.99.

“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” was a hit a couple of years ago, although I couldn’t bring myself to soil Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy (and I LOVE zombies). But I do love the opening line:
       “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains
        must be in want of more brains.”
Elizabeth Bennett is a determined zombie hunter, but when she meets Mr. Darcy she is thrown off her game. $2.79.

The Arthur C. Clarke classic, although we know that it did not come true in 2001. $1.99. 

Kindle Singles are a quick read and usually well written, and this one is funny and poignant all at the same time. “Almost Tall” is the story of a 14 year-old midwestern ballerina sent to live with her rich uncle and his ‘mercurial” partner in NYC. $1.99. 


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