July 2018 Book Pick Ups

July 2018 Book Pick Ups

For Kindle:

Never: (Prequel to The Amber Isle)
Why I Got It: Offered in Authors Newsletter
What I hope to get out of it: A main character named Never sounds like a great setup for adventure.

What If Everybody Said That?
Why I Got It: During Amazon Prime Day you could get all of their Kindle First Reads, so I did.
What I hope to get out of it: A lighthearted lesson in kindness.

Whisper Me This: A Novel
Why I Got It: Amazon Prime Day
What I hope to get out of it: This doesn’t seem like my type of book, so I’m not sure what I’d expect.

The King Tides (Lancaster & Daniels Book 1)
Why I Got It: Amazon Prime Day
What I hope to get out of it: High octane mystery.

The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores
Why I Got It: Amazon Prime Day
What I hope to get out of it: While the setting of the Azorean Islands sounds intriguing I’m not that into memoirs.

Beautiful Exiles
Why I Got It: Amazon Prime Day
What I hope to get out of it: Again it’s not my type of book, so I probably won’t be in a hurry to read it.

A Killer’s Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery Book 1)
Why I Got It: Amazon Prime Day
What I hope to get out of it: Sounds like an episode or spin off of Bones.

A Darker Shade of Magic
Why I Got It: Freebie for signing up at Tor.com
What I hope to get out of it: There has been so much buzz about this series, I’m glad to get it and to jump into the world of alternative London’s.

Underground and Exile
Why I Got It: I’m on the authors newsletter list and it looked like an interesting sort of dystopian series.
What I hope to get out of it: A good dystopian read.

Era of Undying
Why I Got It: The author contacted me through my website.
What I hope to get out of it: It has an interesting premise for a fantasy story. I think it’ll be an interesting read.

A Shadow in Summer
Why I Got It: A freebie for being on the Tor email list.
What I hope to get out of it: I’m not sure, reviewers seem to be split on this fantasy series.

From The Library:

A Graphic History of the American West: The Oregon Trail
Why I Got It: The soon-to-be 8 year old has been interested in the Oregon Trail and pioneers this summer.
What I hope to get out of it: A way for her to better visualize life on the Oregon Trail.

The Science of Good Cooking
Why I Got It: I’m not into recipe books, I prefer to learn how and why things work and cook by that knowledge, so this book sounded perfect.
What I hope to get out of it: Can I please learn how to make good bread?

What we’re into:

Personal Reading – The Heart of Abshire House
Reading With the Miss S – Little House in the Big Woods
Listening to – Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs, Vol. I
Watching – Ha! I wish. We’ve been too busy to watch anything.

2 thoughts on “July 2018 Book Pick Ups

    1. Yeah, during Prime Day you could get all of the Kindle First books for July, instead of having to pick just one. Thanks for stopping by!

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