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Recent Reads

Anyone else using Amazon's Kindle Unlimited?  I'm currently on my free one-month trial period.  At first, I didn't think I'd continue with the service, though now I plan to continue because the price is more than worth the amount of use I've had so far. 

Lafitte's Treasure by Joe Corso (2014).  Historical fiction about the search for Jean Lafitte's buried treasure.  Interesting enough that I now want to read a biography about Lafitte, who fought on the side of the colonists during the American Revolution.

Devil's Fall by Britten Thorne (2014).  Dust Bowl Devils MC series.  I didn't think anything could make me tolerate, let alone like, Gunner after his portrayal in Old Man's Ride, Gunner's father's story.  Wrong.  Thorne's description of Gunner's relationship with Senna, plus the background information on his military experience, changed my mind.  This is one of the stand-out MC reads, a subgenre that's becomingly increasingly saturated, I've come across recently. 

Carnival by K.B. Nelson (2014).  Feeling trapped, yet not wanting to head off to college in the fall as expected, small-town girl Charlie becomes involved with carnival worker Blue.  Ultimately, I'm not sure which of them is more messed up and confused, though they make an interesting, almost obsessive, pairing.  I wasn't completely comfortable with the drug use and amount of drinking in the book.

Midnight Vengeance by Lisa Marie Rice (2014).  Squee.  Rice finally has another book in her Midnight series.  Midnight Man, the first book in the series, is one of my all-time favorite romances.  The focus this time around is on Jacko and a woman hiding from the drug cartel kingpin stepbrother who wants her dead.  Although the characters are in a circle of friends, the books in the series can be read individually.


SapphireBlue said…
I have Amazon prime, so I get the Kindle Lending library, which is really nice. I have not tried unlimited.

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Thanksgiving plans to visit my sister.

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Baby Driver movie.

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What are your current little pleasures?