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Welcome to September! New Books for Kindle First
« on: September 01, 2017, 04:15:59 AM »
Kindle First titles for September 2017 are live.

Only two caught my eye at first glance; again, the categories are just not my everyday reads. :( But I've read stuff by Andrew Mayne before and enjoyed it, so I went with

Reminder: one book may be had for free if you're a prime member, non prime member folks can get one for $1.99. All are otherwise released on October 1 and are generally available via KU and KOLL.

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Re: Welcome to September! New Books for Kindle First
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2017, 06:05:56 AM »
I am torn between the suspense option of I Am Watching You and Whisper of The Moon Moth which is a fictionalised account of Merle Oberon's life. I notice this second one is only available on KF in the UK - as happens most month's now, a couple of the options are different between the US and the UK.

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Re: Welcome to September! New Books for Kindle First
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2017, 10:39:18 AM »
I am torn between the suspense option of I Am Watching You and Whisper of The Moon Moth which is a fictionalised account of Merle Oberon's life. I notice this second one is only available on KF in the UK - as happens most month's now, a couple of the options are different between the US and the UK.

September Kindle First choices for UK readers

Back in 1987, Michael Korda wrote Queenie, also a fictionalized account of Merle Oberon's life. She was married to his uncle, Alexander Korda so it might be more accurate than this Kindle First version.

I really enjoyed the book back then, although I don't know if I would today. If the ebook was available, and reasonably priced, I might pick it up.



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Re: Welcome to September! New Books for Kindle First
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2017, 05:27:25 AM »
Back in 1987, Michael Korda wrote Queenie, also a fictionalized account of Merle Oberon's life. She was married to his uncle, Alexander Korda so it might be more accurate than this Kindle First version.

I really enjoyed the book back then, although I don't know if I would today. If the ebook was available, and reasonably priced, I might pick it up.

It does stress that this is a fictionlised account of her life - a novel rather than a biography - but I decided to go with it after discovering that my other choice is written in the present tense - an automatic no-no for me.
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Re: Welcome to September! New Books for Kindle First
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2017, 04:55:56 PM »
It does stress that this is a fictionlised account of her life - a novel rather than a biography - but I decided to go with it after discovering that my other choice is written in the present tense - an automatic no-no for me.

Yes, Queenie is also a fictionalized account. I think I would like to read a biography.


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Re: Welcome to September! New Books for Kindle First
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2017, 08:10:02 PM »
I went with Mad City, despite the mixed reviews.