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ScaryFairy28 Fri 26-Aug-11 09:44:34

Awaiting my kindle in the post this morning, can anyone recommend free or cheap books usually like crime/thriller, comedy or true life type stuff. Going on holiday next week and going to be brave and just take it no real books. Already bought mumsnet rules.

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 26-Aug-11 14:40:56

Scary have you seen this thread or this one?

ScaryFairy28 Fri 26-Aug-11 15:26:17

Thanks realised after posting there was other threads the same, got a bit excited about my new gadget!

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 26-Aug-11 17:04:01

That's ok, I've had mine for 4 months and am still excited smile

Some of the free books are a bit rubbish, lots of self published stuff. In fact the first book I downloaded was for my Kindle App and was free. It was total rubbish.

Have learnt to be a bit more selective and you do get some good recommendations on here.

Jane Eyre is free and the film is out next month.
White Tiger was good although a little grim.
Bottecelli Secret was a very good tale but not going to win any literary prizes.

If you like crime have you read any of the Wallander books? They are a little more but very good.

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