18 Best Book Deals for 3/30/19: The Rosie Project, Dune, Odd & True, and more

As of this posting, all of these deals are active, but I don’t know for how long!
Free

Reap by Casey L Bond

Slave, Warrior, Queen by Morgan Rice

Less than $2

Just an Ordinary Day: Stories by Shirley Jackson

Confessions of an Art Addict by Peggy Guggenheim

Odd & True by Cat Winters

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child by Sandra Uwiringiyimana

Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot #23)

A Long Way Home: A Memoir by Saroo Brierley (adapted into the movie Lion)

Notorious RBG Young Readers’ Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise by Ruth Reichl

Dune by Frank Herbert

A Widow’s Story: A Memoir by Joyce Carol Oates

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

Talon by Julie Kagawa

Less than $3

Arrival (Stories of Your Life MTI) by Ted Chiang (adapted into the movie Arrival)

Maybe Not: A Novella by Colleen Hoover

I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron

Less than $4

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion


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HW Assignment: Book Blog Entry 7 – Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah

Chinese CinderellaTitle: Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter
Author: Adeline Yen Mah
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Publication Date: August 2nd, 1999
Age Range: 12 and up
Lexile Reading Level: 960L

After her mother dies giving birth to her, Adeline is considered by her family to be unlucky. Her father eventually remarries, but Adeline and her siblings are treated poorly by her new stepmother while her step-siblings are spoiled.¬†Despite the fact that Adeline does well in school and even wins some prizes, she still doesn’t feel the love from her family that she needs.

Not all youth necessarily understand that there are cultures out there that are different from their own. Even though the experiences detailed in this book occur long before any of today’s youth were alive, they will still be able to glean valuable insights on how other cultures might differ. They will also be able to empathize with the main character and understand how to deal with strong emotions. Readers who are interested in history, Chinese culture, or real-life fairy tale tie-ins will enjoy this book.

HELP WANTED: Popsugar Reading Challenge 2015

Alright, I am making one final push to finish the Popsugar Reading Challenge for 2015 (click here¬†if you want to start planning for the 2016 reading challenge). Here’s a link to my 2015 list so far.

I need help with these three items:
A funny book
A memoir
A book a friend recommended

Keep in mind that I mostly stick to YA (especially now that I only¬†have a month¬†left to finish these). You can look at my Goodreads page to check if I’ve already read something. Please give me your recommendations!