Today we’re starting with 2971 books in my Kindle Collection. I haven’t been reading any unnecessary emails with the chaos that is our lives so I haven’t added any new ebooks to my account since the last time I did this. Again. I’ll look at the next 10 and decide whether to read them now, read them later, or delete them altogether.
Book number one today is Mother’s Favorite Recipes by Lydia Maria Gurney. This book is 60 pages and is listed as a cookbook. It has 6 reviews and average rating of 2.5 stars. The reviews say this cookbook is incomplete and useless. I’ve deleted it.
Book two is When I Lay My Issac Down by Carol J. Kent. This books is 208 pages and labeled as Christian Living and Death & grief. It has 243 reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars. As an atheist I have no desire to read this. I’ve deleted this book.
Book three is The Mountain and The City Part 1 by Brian Martinez. This book is 47 pages and labeled as post-apocalyptic science fiction. It has 40 reviews and an average rating of 3.5 stars. I like to read post-apocalyptic stories. This one takes place after a virus kills most of the people and the survivors have are being hunted. This is book one in a six part series. The installments are very inexpensive though so I will hold on to this one to read at some point.
Book four is A Mind Not Worth Controlling by Joshua Price. This book is 21 pages and listed as a suspense story. There are 4 reviews and it has an average rating of 3 stars. This is a short story about Bridget who is being robbed when Captain Rescue saves her and then kidnaps her. According to reviews this book is funny, but stupid. I think it might be a good one to keep on hand when my hubby and I are waiting up to give him his evening medicines and we need something to occupy our thoughts besides the terrible that is all around us. I’ve sent it to my phone to read with him soon.
Book five is AVION – Book One of the Crystal Rose Chronicles by Emma Daniels. This books is 248 pages and is listed as a historical fantasy. It has 32 reviews and an average rating of 3.5 stars. Reviews complain of lots of typos, being confusing for fantasy newbies, and that it includes a rape scene. That was enough for me to be out. I deleted this book. Other reviewers love it though and if you like dark fantasy you might enjoy this as well. As of the time I’m writing this this book is free on Amazon.
Book six is Hostage in Havana by Noel Hynd. This book is 377 pages and is listed as a political thriller. It has 54 reviews and an average rating of 4 stars. This is book one in The Cuban Trilogy. A treasury agent goes on a illegal mission to Cuba with a dangerous man. Lots of police and bullet talk. Not really my kind of book so I’ll be deleting it, but the reviewers really seem to like it.
Book seven is Survivors by Sophie Littlefield. This book is 41 pages and is listed as a fantasy romance. It has 19 reviews and an average rating of 3.5 stars. This is a short story that also has two novels in the same world. In this short story we follow Cass who lives in The Box, a place safe from flesh eating monsters. A boy turns up and children aren’t allowed, but Cass tries to save him. The reviews say this is a great book even if you haven’t read the novels. I’m excited to give this a try soon.
Book eight is Stretch by Severin Rossetti. It is 13 pages and listed as a BDSM erotic short story. There are 6 reviews and an average rating of 1.5 stars. The reviews are all negative. I’ve deleted this.
Book nine is The Girl in the Coffee Shop by Caedem Marquez. It has 40 pages and is listed as a romantic comedy. There are 36 reviews and an average rating of 2 stars. The reviews all say the romance that this is supposed to include just isn’t there. They also say that the whole story seems lost and everyone is disappointed in it. I’ve deleted it.
Book ten is 3 Powers: 3 Short Works by Joshua Scribner. It is 14 pages and listed as a science fiction short story collection. There are 6 reviews and an average rating of 4 stars. The only line of description says it is “Stories about people with strange abilities.” The reviews are promising though and it’s very short. I’ll give it a try soon.
Another 10 books gone through. I’m down to 2961 books in my collection now. I’m happy to have a short story on stand by to read with the hubby on a hard night and a few stories to read by myself at some point soon. Did you see any you want to give a try?