Well friends … we weren’t dreaming when we heard rumors of Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited. The full site launched today offering a 30-day free trial and access to more than 600,000 books and thousands of audiobooks on any device (from Android tablets and smartphones to iPhone and iPads). Some noteable offerings: 600,000 titles, including some popular series like Hunger Games, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and … Continue reading Kindle Unlimited is here
Available July 29th: Lucky Us by Amy Bloom ***3/5 stars Lucky Us is an unusual coming-of-age tale of two sisters, striking out from the boring and disappointing Midwest to Hedonistic Hollywood and the New York of both the rich and poor, meeting many interesting characters along the way. Recommended readers: If you like a good coming-of-age novel, but want to read something entirely unique, this novel is for … Continue reading Available July 29th: Lucky Us
Update: See our most recent “Kindle Unlimited is here” post by clicking here. Rumor has it – there may be a new competitor for one of Books for Her’s favorite books services – Oyster. Amazon is currently testing Kindle Unlimited, a monthly subscription for $9.99 that would compete directly with Oyster and Scribd for the ‘Netflix of Books’ title. We can’t wait to see this … Continue reading Kindle Unlimited?
We’ve been overwhelmingly excited about the book app Oyster (now on Android/Kindle too – see our review). Are we alone? We’d love your thoughts. Can you tell us: Is your favorite genre represented? Do you see any holes or lacking material? Is it easy enough to use? What’s your biggest complaint? My favorite reading is usually historical romance – of which I found a plethora … Continue reading Oyster Book App: What do you think?
Available July 29: Claimed by the Laird (Hqn) ****3.5/5 stars An eventful romance, there’s much to like about Claimed by the Laird. Recommended readers: If you like a wall flower character If you like historical romance Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall Steaminess: 3 out of 5 (A fair amount of sex) REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: When I grabbed this book, I … Continue reading Claimed by the Laird by Nicola Cornick
Available August 26th: The End of Innocence by Allegra Jordan ***3/5 stars Timed to release with the Centenary of World War I, The End of Innocence is the story of German noble Wils Brandl and Boston bluestocking Helen Brooks, who meet at Harvard just before World War I. When Wils is called back to Germany to fight for the Kaiser, their newfound hope is challenged and pushed to a breaking point. … Continue reading Available August 26th: The End of Innocence
Available July 29: The Fall of Lady Grace (Hqn) ****3.5/5 stars Julia London excites (literally) in this Regency romance featuring a perfectly imperfect hero. Recommended readers: If you like Regency Romance especially Julia London If you like a little heat in your romances (and if you want my take on this, read this rant Skip the Sex, Authors) Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 4.5/5 for plot 4/5 … Continue reading Review: The Fall of Lady Grace
Available now: Sisters of Treason: A Novel ****4/5 stars Released this week, Sisters of Treason is an epic and emotional translation of the Grey sister’s perilous lives. Recommended readers: If you like Phillipa Gregory If you like vivid translations of history Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: In this spellbinding and perilous story, the Grey sisters no matter what they do can’t get a … Continue reading Sisters of Treason – Now Available
Available now: One Plus One: A Novel ****4/5 stars The latest “it” author is “it” for a reason, and One Plus One is delightful read. Recommended readers: If you like real life characters … If you want to relate to someone else’s mistakes and victories… Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: I couldn’t believe the buzz on … Continue reading One Plus One: Jojo Moyes
I read for pleasure and that is the moment I learn the most. -Margaret Atwood Continue reading On reading for pleasure…