11 Jan Five Under £5 For January
I’m joining in with Julia this week over at Rainbeaubelle and linking up 5 Things for Under £5. I’ve cheated a little to be honest as these books are not actually available in hard copy for under £5 but they are available on Kindle. Is that cheating, I’m not sure, but here goes anyway…
The first of four books in the series. My husband bought me all four for Christmas and I can’t wait to get started with reviews such as
“Her novels are intensely, violently personal, and because of this they seem to dangle bristling key chains of confession before the unsuspecting reader.” – The New Yorker
“Ferrante, beautifully translated by Ann Goldstein…writes with a ferocious, intimate urgency.” – San Francisco Chronicle
“Cinematic in the density of its detail.” —Times Literary Supplement
Do Story: How to Tell Your Story So the World Listens by Bobette Buster
I started this just before Christmas and am really enjoying it. It is one of those books you can pick up and read a chapter of and put down, so it is perfect if you just have five minutes whilst you are waiting for something or someone.
The book is great for me as it is sharing the tools and principles used by some of the world’s best storytellers and helps you apply them to your own stories (or in my case blog posts).
I’ve not started this book yet. I keep putting it off. Maybe it is the fact that I know it will make me cry, or maybe it is the thought that it might be too real. I don’t know. It is however short and apparently ‘dazzling’ a word not often used in book reviews. I’ll let you know!
Now this one can actually be bought in hard copy for £4.00, so is perhaps the only one that actually credibly fits the challenge.
This book is recommended if you loved The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones, and I LOVED both, so this is definitely a book for me.
I love this quote from Emma Watson ‘I had kind of said I would never do a franchise again, so I was desperate to hate it. Unfortunately, I didn’t sleep for about a week because I couldn’t put the bloody thing down. It would be fair to say I became obsessed with the role and the book.’
The amount of reviews that are listed when you google this book means that it has to be read. The critics don’t seem to have a bad word to say about it, however the Amazon audience aren’t so sure. Cover wise, it looks totally different to the others on my list and I think it could be something a but unusual. I don’t actually think I have a ‘type’ when it comes to books, I love them in all shapes and sizes. Definitely going to give it a go!
My only problem with all these book, is which one I’m going to read next! I need a holiday to get through them all…