Are you looking for more books to read? Perhaps you’re wanting to fill your bookshelves, or else get some inspiration for your writing. Either way, you should check out this week’s book deals from Literary Edits. Each week, we recommend a selection of different books based on monthly and weekly book deals. These are either books which we have read (and loved), or books which we think our readers will love! Enjoy the deals!
5 Kindle Books Under £1
#1 – The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy
Set in 1947, James Ellroy’s crime thriller takes place after the torture and brutal murder of a seemingly innocent woman. She is harmed in such a way that she comes to be known as the Black Dahlia, but who was she?
#2 – The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
In The Long Earth, a dystopian science fiction novel written by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, there are a number of parallel worlds that can be easily explored with the help of “Steppers”.
#3 – The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Patrick Rothfuss’ The Name of the Wind introduces its readers to an epic fantasy world in which Kvothe, an unassuming innkeeper, has a story to tell. Once, he was a powerful magician, a dangerous thief, and an infamous assassin.
#4 – No Way Out by Cara Hunter
It’s the Christmas holidays, and two young children were left home alone when a fire started. As DI Fawley investigates, he begins to realise that this may not have been an accident.
#5 – The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Roshar is a world filled with powerful storms. Yet it is also home to Shardblades, mystical weapons with the power to make a man invincible. The Way of Kings describes how these blades influence those around them.
5 Paperbacks Under £5
#1 – If You Knew Her by Emily Elgar
Emily Elgar’s If You Knew Her is a contemporary thriller about Cassie, a girl who had everything – the fairytale wedding, the stunning home, and the perfect husband – before she is taken to an intensive care unit, comatose.
#2 – NW by Zadie Smith
Zadie Smith’s NW is a tragicomic novel set in Northwest London. It follows the lives of four locals – Leah, Natalie, Felix, and Nathan – as they try to navigate their way through urban life.
#3 – Still Life by Louise Penny
In Louise Penny’s Still Life, the discovery of a dead body on Thanksgiving Weekend leads Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his colleagues to a small village that is entrenched in mystery.
#4 – The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Tattooist of Auschwitz describes his story, providing an emotional account of the Holocaust as Lale reveals how, amid torture, he was able to fall in love.
#5 – Will You Please be Quiet, Please? by Raymond Carver
First published in 1976, Raymond Carver’s first short story collection considers the power of human nature, reflecting both the humour and tragedy that is intrinsic to all of our lives.
5 Audiobooks Under £10
#1 – Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
When Anne Shirley arrives at the farmhouse in Green Gables, she knows she wants to stay forever, but will the Cuthberts send her back to the orphanage? Follow Anne’s story in this classic novel.
#2 – The Comforts of Home by Susan Hill
DC Simon Serrailler is exploring a remote Scottish island when he is pulled into a murder investigation. A tourist has been killed, and it is up to Serrailler to solve the case.
#3 – The Monarch of the Glen by Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman’s The Monarch of the Glen tells the story of Shadow Moon, who has been away from America for nearly two years. He finds himself in the Highlands of Scotland, where he is offered a curious form of work.
#4 – Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally
In the shadow of Auschwitz, a German industrialist grew into a living legend. He was a womaniser, a heavy drinker and, a bon viveur, but to them he became a saviour. Schindler’s List tells his story.
#5 – We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Six years ago, four members of the Blackwood family died of arsenic poisoning. Ever since then, Constance and her younger sister, Mary Katherine, have lived alone in their family home.
Thank you for reading! All of these books are listed under the prices stated during the writing of this post. Deals change quickly, though, so make sure you take advantage of them before they disappear!