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Day 198: Ooopsie!

I know I've mentioned The Simple Show podcast several times. The other day I listened to episode 23 with Anne Bogel of the blog Modern Mrs. Darcy. It seems all my favorite bloggers follow and love her, but I've resisted checking out her website for the simple fact that I already read so many blogs. I'm a loyal reader, so I read almost everything my favorite few publish, which can be a lot. I didn't want to add another to the mix, BUT I so enjoyed the episode that my determination started to waiver. When she mentioned a daily Kindle deals email she sends out, I was hooked.

I don't buy a lot of ebooks, mostly because it hurts me to spend $10 on a book that I will likely read once and can't even really loan out or give away. I know you can loan Kindle books in a limited fashion with Prime, but still. I do purchase them with giftcards or Deals of the Day specials. Anyway, Anne researches the best Kindle deals every morning and emails them out, so I subscribed. I had to! I figured I could unsubscribe if I started indulging too much. I'm sure it will be almost as easy as quitting smoking is for most people.

I think I made it until day 2, when I purchased this little gem for $0.99 but it ended up being $0.00 because of some credit I'd earned. Shootskies, I see it's no longer on sale. I would definitely recommend it if you can find it at your library or on sale. I read it in 3 days and it was really enlightening, with a story that was woven together beautifully. I am a sucker for WWII stories and Like A River From Its Course did not disappoint. Believing the horrors that so many faced during that time is horrifying for me, and the stories always touch my heart in a special way.

I did download this guy for $0 (still free - go get it!) thanks to a Facebook post. It's safe to say I'm on a Kindle kick, and I'm loving it.

To reading!

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