Today I am starting with 2977 books remaining in my Kindle library. I am working with books purchased between August 7th, 2011 and August 12th, 2011.
Lethal Force by Matt Lynn is 14 pages long and is listed as a war and military action story. It has 21 reviews and an average rating of 2.5 stars. It’s very short, but I just don’t care for military stories so I’ll be deleting this one.
Writing Critique: A Horror Short Story by Rebecca M. Senese is 7 pages and listed as dark fantasy horror story. It has 8 reviews and an average rating of 3.5 stars. Horror isn’t really my thing, but this story is so very short and it’s about a writer bringing her latest story to her writing group. The reviews are mostly good and I love to read about writers so I’m going to try and give this one a read.
The World of Lady Lazarus by Michele Lang is 32 pages and listed as historical nonfiction. It has 5 reviews and an average rating of 4 stars. This is a collection of non-fiction essays about 1930’s Budapest in relation to a historical fantasy series. I have no interest in the series or these essays that go along with the series. I’ve deleted this one.
The Anger Diet: Thirty Days to Stress-Free Living by Brenda Shoshanna PH.D is 274 pages and is listed as a self help book. It has 31 reviews and an average rating of 4 stars. It is a 30 day program that tells you step by step how to rid yourself of 24 forms of anger. I’ll be passing on this one.
On the Run by Sue Fineman is 197 pages and is listed as romantic suspense comedy. It has 44 reviews and an average rating of 4 stars. We’re following Neen on the run from her potential killers and former DEA agent Greg is trying to help her. The reviews say it’s great. I’m not sure it’s a genre or story I will enjoy, but it sounds like it could be a fun quick read. I’ll hang on to it for now
Late Rain by Lynn Kostoff is 320 pages and is listed as a hard-boiled murder mystery. It has 48 reviews and an average rating of 3.5 stars. Reviews state that though they enjoyed the book overall the ending was very unsatisfying or that there just wasn’t an ending at all. I’ll pass.
Lucky Leprecock by C. J. Starr is 22 pages and is listed as erotica. It has 2 reviews and an average rating of 1.5 stars. This is a St Patrick’s Day themed erotic short story. Poor reviews. I’ll pass on this one too.
Adam’s Bar-B-Que Ribs by Sugar Lee Ryder is 11 pages and another erotica short story. It has 4 reviews and average rating of 1.5 stars. Another poorly reviewed short story. The reviews say it should be a horror or thriller instead of erotica. I’m certain this is not a story for me.
Mighty Chief Chappose Picks Berries by Benjamin X Wretlind is 67 pages and is listed as a ghost fiction story. It has 8 reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars. This is book 3 in a 6 book series, but as far as I can tell from the description and the reviews you don’t have to read them all in order to enjoy the story. The reviews for this one are fantastic and I hope to give it a try.
Free to Die by John Brinling. This book is 37 pages and is listed as an organized crime thriller. It has 7 reviews and an average rating of 3 stars. Amos is trying to leave his gangster life, but they refuse to let him leave. I’m not interested in what he does to get free. I’ll pass on this one too.
That’s the end of another installment. I’m down to 2964 books in my Kindle collection and largely what I’m learning in this project is that I accepted way too many free books that I can’t see myself ever reading. There have been a few things I enjoyed in this process though. I’m not sure how much longer before I get to the books I gave more thought to before downloading them, but hopefully they will be coming up soon.
ETA: An Aunt has started a Gofundme campaign for my husband, daughter, and I. If you would like the information on how to find it let me know.