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 eBooks 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!
#1 – Beyond the Shadow of Night by Ray Kingfisher
Genre(s): Historical Fiction.
It is 1923, and on a small farm in Ukraine, two boys are born within days of each other. They grow up almost inseparable, but there is a problem; although both the boys are Ukrainian, one is Jewish. As war descends over their home, the boys are forced to watch as the world they know is destroyed.
#2 – The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
Genre(s): Historical Fiction, World Literature.
Rajkumar works at a market stall outside the royal palace in Burma. He is nothing special, but when he witnesses British soldiers forcing his king, queen, and their court into exile, his life changes. He is rescued by a Chinese merchant and works with him at his logging business, and yet, even then, Rajkumar cannot get the royal family out of his mind.
#3 – I’m Fine and Neither Are You by Camille Pagán
Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Drama.
Penelope Ruiz-Kar works hard; she is a wife, a mother, and a hard worker, yet she struggles, so she and her husband come up with a plan: they will write a list of all the changes that they want each other to make. This seems like a well-thought-out plan, but it turns out to be a disaster when Penelope realises that not all relationships can be built on honesty.
#4 – Longbourn by Jo Baker
Genre(s): Romance, Retelling.
What happens when Jane Austen’s most famous novel, Pride and Prejudice, is retold from the servants’ point of view? Sarah, an orphaned housemaid, spends her days scrubbing, cleaning, and emptying the chamber pots for the Bennet household. Yet she, like her masters and mistresses, has her own tale of romance and heartbreak to tell.
#5 – One Minute Later by Susan Lewis
Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Romance.
Vivienne appears to have the perfect life; she has a good job, a beautiful apartment, and popular, outgoing friends. Yet everything changes when, on the afternoon of her 27th birthday, Vivi has a heart attack. In a moment of devastating reality, she realises that there’s only one thing she cares about: the truth of her past.
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!