Welcome! Thanks for coming by to see another posting of the BEST of the BEST books for this week ending today! August 24th, 2014! This post is always posted by Sunday at NOON and sometimes earlier!
A few announcements before we get to the books!
#GIVEAWAYS - In the LEFT SIDE COLUMN!
Clear Your Shelf #Giveaway Hop - in the LEFT side column - runs until Wednesday, August 27th to midnight! Get your hopping done!
I've been participating in a Read-A-Thon #boutofbooks11 this week which can be found at Bout of Books if you want to check it out for the NEXT Read-A-Thon! They have several a year! I have to admit, I am LOVING this! After I get done with THIS POST I am going to finish the less than a quarter of the book I have left to read! To be honest, this book is SO GOOD, I've been reading it here and there while I'm writing this post and I find I'm sneaking more than just a little of it, too! LOL! There, I was honest with you! It just blows your mind the way the character, Rachel, acts! Wow! This is a book you are going to crave reading it once you start! Where has this author been??? Thank you, Peter Seth, for finally bringing this to us!!! This author's writing keeps you entranced! You cannot put this book down! I see a nice, long writing career for him.
This post. I have been getting it posted BEFORE 9:00pm "every" weekend lately, when Blogger sends it out to the people who follow me via GFC (I much prefer Bloglovin if you want to switch, please do so!!) and did I make it this week? NO! Have I EVER gone on and on and on about a book like this before IN THIS POST? NO!!! I just CANNOT STOP READING THIS BOOK, and it's no small book! ALL 462 pages of it is OUTSTANDING! I keep sneaking in a few pages at a time while I'm writing this post, too!
I also REALLY screwed up the laundry these past two days, too! I washed ONE load 3 times because I thought I kept forgetting if I put it through a second rinse or not before the dryer! LOL! This book is amazing! I HAVE to share this one with you, it's THAT GOOD!!!
What book am I talking about? Only the BEST book I've read ALL YEAR! It is:
"What It Was Like" by Peter Seth with gratitude to +The Story Plant !
See the cover of this book below! 462 pages.
Release Date is Monday, September 1st, 2014!
You ARE going to want to pre-order this book either ebook or print book! What is going to be hard for me is writing the review so I don't give ANYTHING away! You've GOT to come into this book blind just like I did, or, only read this description below! Be careful about reading the reviews so nothing is ruined for your when you go to read it because this book IS OUTSTANDING! I feel this book is a masterpiece of writing! It is a love story, a mystery/psychological Thriller, and did I say a LOVE story, again? It is so engrossing!
Did you LOVE Summer Camp when you were young? Remember some of the Counselors ended up together? That's what happens with these two! Get ready to bring some of those memories back!
“It’s really a very simple story. What happened was this: I met this girl and did a very stupid thing. I fell in love. Hard. I know that to some people that makes me an idiot and a loser. What can I say? They’re right. I did some extremely foolish things; I’m the first to say it. And they’ve left me in jail and alone.”
So begins one of the most compelling, emotionally charged, and affecting novels you are likely to read this year.
It is the summer of 1968 and a young man takes a job at a camp in upstate New York before starting his first semester at Columbia University. There, he meets Rachel Price, a fellow counselor who is as beautiful as she is haunted. Their romance will burn with a passion neither of them has ever known before…a passion with the power to destroy.
In the tradition of Endless Love and Gone Girl, What it was Like is an intimate, raw, and revealing journey through the landscape of all-consuming love. It announces the debut of a remarkable storyteller.
This book IS available for Pre-Order NOW on Amazon!
The ebook is: $ 7.69
The print is: $10.60
What It Was Like by Peter Seth - Pre-Order HERE!
You can learn MORE and SEE MORE of the books I have read in this Read-A-Thon HERE! You can also see all the posts in the Archive along the RIGHT side column. Every day is different!
I really switched the books I was going to read! I showed some and changed what I was going to read next! LOL! This book was always on the list, and boy, am I GLAD I am reading this one NOW! So far it's my FAVORITE! This book ROCKS!!! Grab this one and add it to your "To Read List" because you MUST read this one!
Okay! Let's get to the books!
FICTION: COMBINED EBOOK AND PRINT
ALL links take you to the ebook version of every book. If you are interested in a different version than the ebook, go ahead and click on the version you want that is in the grey box and it will take you directly there! Enjoy!
1. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
2. Love Letters (A Rose Harbor Novel) by Debbie Macomber
3. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
4. The 6th Extinction by James Rollins
5. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage: A novel by Haruki Murakami
6. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
7. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
ebook: $ 6.99
8. Fifty Shades of Grey Book One by E L James
9. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
10. Not A Drill by Lee Child
ebook version only: $1.99
11. The Heist by Daniel Silva
12. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doer
13. Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon
14. Invisible by James Patterson and David Ellis
ebook: $ 8.99
15. The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness
And there we have our Top 15 books for this past week! What are YOU reading? PLEASE - LEAVE A COMMENT and tell us what YOU are reading! What is your favorite book for the month of August so far? Well, here are the rest of the books, up to #25! A "SHOUT-OUT" TO +Colleen Hoover CONGRATULATIONS, AGAIN!!! This week Ugly Love is at #19! I LOVE her writing!!! Here they are: