Lucky 7: Still time for $1.99 e-books in June

Cool Summer Reads

June is coming to a close, but don’t worry – there’s still time to get that perfect summer read at the perfect price. You can purchase any of the following e-books for just $1.99 through June 30. Whether you take them down to the beach or read from the comfort of your own couch, these seven books would make great additions to your summer reading list.



Jill McCorkle’s Ferris Beach

It is the early 1970s when Misty Rhodes and her flamboyant parents move into the split-level nearest to Katie Burns’ house. Misty and her mother are everything Katie wants to be: daring, outrageous, fun. The two girls share every secret, every dream until, one fateful Fourth of July.

You can buy Ferris Beachat INDIEBOUND bookstores, GOOGLEAMAZONBARNES & NOBLEAPPLE, and KOBO.



Lee Smith’s The Last Girls

At an idyllic Blue Ridge women’s college thirty years before, four women were inspired by Huckleberry Finn to take their own raft trip down the Mississippi River. Now a tragedy brings them back together in middle age for a repeat voyage, this time aboard a luxurious cruise steamboat.

You can buy The Last Girls at AMAZONBARNES & NOBLEAPPLE and KOBO.



Caroline Leavitt’s Pictures of You

Two women running away from their marriages collide on a foggy highway, killing one of them. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life, but of the lives of the devastated husband and fragile son the other woman, April, has left behind.

You can buy Pictures of You at INDIEBOUND bookstores, GOOGLEAMAZONBARNES & NOBLEAPPLE, and KOBO.



Stanley Gordon West’s Blind Your Ponies

Hope is hard to come by in the hard-luck town of Willow Creek, Montana. High school basketball coach Sam Pickett (zero wins, ninety-three losses) and five young men are about to change that.

You can buy Blind Your Ponies at INDIEBOUND bookstores, GOOGLEAMAZONBARNES & NOBLEAPPLE, and KOBO.




Betsy Carter’s The Orange Blossom Special

Widowed Tessie Lockhart and her daughter Dinah move to Gainesville, Florida, in 1958 for a fresh start, but popular Crystal Landy and her exquisite mother, Victoria, end up transforming the Lockharts’ lives in ways they never could have imagined.

You can buy The Orange Blossom Special at INDIEBOUND bookstores, GOOGLEAMAZONBARNES & NOBLEAPPLE, and KOBO.



David Anthony’s Something for Nothing

Martin Anderson’s life is in freefall. So when he’s given the opportunity to clear his debt by using one of his planes to make a few drug runs between California and Mexico, Martin accepts the offer… only to find his troubles have just begun.

You can buy Something for Nothing at INDIEBOUND bookstores, GOOGLEAMAZONBARNES & NOBLEAPPLE, and KOBO.



Betsy Carter’s Swim to Me

Delores Walker leaves the Bronx far behind and joins a group of other aquatic hopefuls in Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida’s City of Live Mermaids. This wise and poignant novel conjures up a time in America when anything was possible.

You can buy Swim to Me at INDIEBOUND bookstores, GOOGLEAMAZONBARNES & NOBLE, and APPLE.


One Comment On This Post:

June 29, 2012
1:03 am
Which e-book app for iphone? - CurlTalk says...

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