Ever since I stumbled across an episode of Hoarders and watched for five horrified minutes, I've refused to call my habit of accumulating more books than I can read "hoarding." No, "stockpiling" is now my word of choice. Since I now find myself reading more and more eBooks, I thought you might be interested in the digital books I find myself stockpiling each month.
Have I turned my back on print? Heavens no! I literally grew up in a library. There is no way that I would ever turn my back on physical books. However, I had one wrist in a brace for a few months and with all the eye problems I've had lately, it's much easier for me to use my Kindle than it is for me to read a physical book. Kindles (and other eReaders) also have the ability to increase or decrease the amount of light on the screen as well as to enlarge the font size.
I do have help when it comes to stockpiling eBooks. I subscribe to both Early Bird Books and Book Bub. Both of them send me emails about special prices on eBooks in my targeted genres. Of the two, I find myself grabbing bargains from Book Bub more often because they do a very good job of finding out what I like to read. Do any of you subscribe to similar email services that you would recommend? Please let me know in the comments!
I purchased twenty eBooks last month. I'm going to list the title, author, genre/subgenre, and a link to Amazon. If I gave you the synopses to all of them, you'd be scrolling forever!
The Silent Christmas, a Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery by M.J. Lee
Death & the Gravedigger's Angel by Loretta Ross
The Girl Who Ran Off with Daddy, a Stewart Hoag Mystery
A Lily of the Field, an Inspector Troy Thriller by John Lawton
The Mangle Street Murders by M.R.C. Kasasian
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir by R.A. Dick
The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power, and Intrigue in an English Stately Home by Natalie Livingstone
The Wreckers: A Story of Killing Seas and Plundered Shipwrecks, from the 18th Century to the Present Day by Bella Bathurst
Creek Mary's Blood by Dee Brown
Nop's Hope by Donald McCaig
Mystery Stories by Elizabeth Peters
Short Story Collection
Short Story Collection
Whew! I'm glad the month wasn't any longer-- who knows how many eBooks I would've purchased! Were you tempted by any of the titles on my list? Which ones? Inquiring minds would love to know!