looking for recommendation form new Amazon "books under 2.99" page

(9 Posts)
antimatter Sat 05-Oct-13 12:08:26

from Amazon email:
Each month we feature a new selection of discounted Kindle books for £2.99 or less. The deals begin at 12:00 am on the first day of the month and expire at 11:59 pm on the last day of the month.

www.amazon.co.uk/Kindle-eBooks/b/ref=pe_519121_40315831_pe_epc_custom_link/?ie=UTF8&node=693580031&plgroup=1

In the past I got excellent advice on here such as "Heft" - any more for this month?

Feenie Sat 05-Oct-13 13:24:49
DuchessofMalfi Sat 05-Oct-13 17:28:28

I've heard good things about The James Version, but haven't read it yet myself.

ScarerAndFuck Mon 07-Oct-13 20:24:45

Feenie I read that one, it was quite good wasn't it.

I know Ian Bank's The Wasp Factory was at 99p the other day. It's a great book, if a bit harrowing.

mignonette Mon 07-Oct-13 20:38:16

I have bought 'Pilgrims' by Elizabeth Gilbert, a collection of Annie Proulx like short stories, 'Bread' by Ed McBain which is classic Noir Crime and 'The Bookstore' by Deborah Myler which seems to be chick lit set in a NYC bookshop. I also downloaded 'Swansong' on the strength of the first few reviews. At only £1,29 for over 800 pages it seems worth a try.

I have enjoyed Gilberts work and if you like stylised classic crime (originally targetted at male readers I think) then McBain is worth a try. He is well regarded in his genre.

Thanks for the reminder OP.

Feenie Tue 08-Oct-13 07:06:07

Yes, scarer,it was quirky smile

heymetoo Fri 11-Oct-13 13:08:53

Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones. It's aimed at teens but is fab!

HilaryM Fri 11-Oct-13 20:20:21

If you like chick lit or even if you don't, Sophie Ranald's 'it would be wrong to steal my sister's boyfriend (wouldn't it?)' is rather good.

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