Every month Amazon has a new $3.99 or Less kindle sale of around 100 books. This month it is 127 books, 75 of which are whispersynced with audiobooks and 42 of which are a part of the KindleUnlimited library.
Below are a list of the general books from the sale that look interesting. Tomorrow I will post on the Christian books from the sale. Only one book has been reviewed by Bookwi.se, so I will repost that review tomorrow.
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David McCullough – $2.99
698 pages, 448 of 481 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Audiobook is discounted to $3.99 with purchase of Kindle Book
The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.
The Path Between the Seas tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year-old dream of constructing an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of astonishing engineering feats, tremendous medical accomplishments, political power plays, heroic successes, and tragic failures. Applying his remarkable gift for writing lucid, lively exposition, McCullough weaves the many strands of the momentous event into a comprehensive and captivating tale.
The 39 Clues Book 1: The Maze of Bones by Rick Rioran – $2.99
226 pages, 238 of 271 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled, Audiobook is discounted to $3.49 with purchase of Kindle Book
The first book in this groundbreaking multimedia series sends readers around the world on the hunt for the 39 Clues. Written by #1 NYT bestseller Rick Riordan, and backed by $100,000 in prizes!
Minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her decendants an impossible decision: “You have a choice – one million dollars or a clue.”
Grace is the last matriarch of the Cahills, the world’s most powerful family. Everyone from Napoleon to Houdini is related to the Cahills, yet the source of the family power is lost. 39 Clues hidden around the world will reveal the family’s secret, but no one has been able to assemble them. Now the clues race is on, and young Amy and Dan must decide what’s important: hunting clues or uncovering what REALLY happened to their parents.
Also $2.99 is Book 2-One False Note an Book 3-The Sword Thief
Dead Man’s Folly by Agatha Christie – $1.99
240 pages, 36 of 44 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Audiobook is discounted to $3.99 with purchase of Kindle Book
Whilst organising a mock murder hunt for the village fete hosted by Sir George and Lady Stubbs, a feeling of dread settles on the famous crime novelist Adriane Oliver. Call it instinct, but it’s a feeling she just can’t explain…or get away from.
In desperation she summons her old friend, Hercule Poirot — and her instincts are soon proved correct when the ‘pretend’ murder victim is discovered playing the scene for real, a rope wrapped tightly around her neck.
But it’s the great detective who first discovers that in murder hunts, whether mock or real, everyone is playing a part.
Riding The Bus With My Sister: A True Life Journey by Rachel Simon – $2.99
308 pages, 80 of 99 reviews are 4 or 5-star
In the ten years since Rachel Simon first invited the world to board the bus with her and her sister, Cool Beth, readers across the globe have been moved by their story. Now, in an updated edition, Rachel Simon reflects on changes in her life, Beth’s life, and the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The highlight is Beth’s update, which is in her own words. A new reader’s guide is also included. Join these two unforgettable sisters on their journey, this time in an even deeper and richer way.