Book Deals for August 26th

At a departmental event today but there’s always time to be keeping an eye out for good deals!  In today’s exciting deals:  The Secret Life of Bees: this is just a must-read. It has a good reputation for good reasons. Please check out!  The Last Lecture: a depressing book but an amazing book. Read it…

Book Deals for August 21st

It is a little late to be posting this given that the day is almost over but because I am currently reading this book wanted to share:  A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing. I will forewarn that this book is slow to start but it is written in such a creative way. I did have…

Book Deals for August 17th

In today’s deals: Mama Day – This book just jumped out of me because of the description. Then come to find out it is by the same author as “The Women of Brewster House”, which I loved and reviewed not long ago. Definitely seems like a good pick! A Land More Kind Than Home –…

Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga

This was a very timely read given the threat of North Korea on Guam, a place most people in the U.S. do not even know is a U.S. territory. Although this book does not specifically discuss Guam, it does focus on the imperialism of the U.S. which is very much related to Guam. It is…

Book Deals for August 12th 

Really need this rainy weather to abide! Trying to enjoy one of my last weekends before school resumes. A little hard with the rain.  Anyways, on this rainy Saturday, I have some wonderful books deals:  Meridian: this book is by the glorious Alice Walker, the author of “The Color Purple”.  Confessions of a Sociopath: Given…

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Deals for the day of August 10th

Facebook kindly reminded me that one year ago today I crossed into North Carolina! Not per say the official day of the start of my PhD journey, but close enough. Anyways for today’s bookdeals Beneath the Lion’s Gaze stood out to me in BookBub’s daily email. Really appreciate all these book deals for novels written by African…

An Ode to Summer

This is feeling is not new. I have experienced this sense of despair with seeing the end of summer near for almost my entire life, however this time it is slightly different. As a PhD student you don’t really have summers “off” anymore. You are still, for the most part, expected to complete research during…

Book Deals for August 7th and Kindle First for August

I am now signed up for three different emails a day for book deals. I feel like I am going into dangerous waters here. Hopefully I will not be enticed by too many books per day. Although I always live to regret the books I do not buy when they are on sale. I guess…

Book Deals for August 5th

BookBub strikes again with the great deals! Really truly love their email format and appreciate the images and little summaries they offer. BookRiot’s daily email for book deals has a greater list, but the format really leaves to be desired. Some of us definitely judge books by their cover and therefore require little images of…