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StillWearingOddSocks Thu 16-Oct-14 14:54:59

I think it's pretty universally acknowledged that the kindle unlimited isn't worth it BUT does anyone want to collaborate on a killer list to read on a one month free trial?

(For me that will be 4-5 books)

So far I have the magpies & the author's other one....

StillWearingOddSocks Fri 17-Oct-14 09:29:00

Nobody likes my thread wink

HoneyDragonMumshnet Fri 17-Oct-14 09:29:46

What's kindle unlimited? <<buggers off to google>>

StillWearingOddSocks Fri 17-Oct-14 10:20:41

Hi grin - it's the kindle read all you want service. But not much in the selection offered. They do a free month trial though, so thought it would be good to get a list of the gems going - the wheat amongst the chaff!

It's £7.99 for a month after the free trial. Not worth it IMO as selection so limited....

321zerobaby Fri 17-Oct-14 22:01:54

I like the thread! I am doing the free trial month. I only read cheap or free erotic books so don't need a high brow selection. Have read 4 already in the last week or so, 2 Ok, 2 not so good.

EvilEmperorZurg Fri 17-Oct-14 22:05:50

I read "Look behind you" Sibyl Hodge. It was okay - but I couldn't even remember what it was about just now so maybe not that good. Will try another. Have already started my free month.

EvilEmperorZurg Fri 17-Oct-14 22:13:22

Apple Tree Yard is good and it's available

OnIlkleyMoorBahTwat Sat 18-Oct-14 14:52:14

You're right that it isn't really worth it. I have a wishlist of over a hundred books and only a handful are on there.

If you want something other than fiction, I've liked Every day is a holiday and Free Country both by George Mahood. They're of the silly challenge/travel fiction a la Tony Hawks etc.

Some of Nick Spalding's books are on there too.

MrsTaraPlumbing Sun 19-Oct-14 10:01:39

I have recommended this to many of my friends
FOUR FLORINS Ishbel's Wars by Valeria Jane Wilson
There is a second book coming in the future which I will definitely buy.
I'm NOt joining Kindle Unlimited though.

StillWearingOddSocks Sun 19-Oct-14 16:58:14

Thanks for the suggestions....really enjoying 'the magpies ' on the free trial

Clackety Tue 21-Oct-14 11:33:23

I'm using the free trial to speed read all the crappy style and beauty Ebooks that are under £2 and shouldn't have been published, some are really bad but there are some ok ones.

Jamie Cat Callan series on French chicness are good and on the unlimited list.

Also a couple of good books on organising and such.

I doubt I'll sign up for the deal but I've enjoyed feeding my love of trashy beauty books!

StillWearingOddSocks Thu 23-Oct-14 08:32:10

grin Clackety! Do you have some titles to share?

I find it's hard to work out what's a proper (ie published ) book & what's just self-published dross. Further compounded by fact that I know there is some great self published fiction too

Clackety Thu 23-Oct-14 15:45:44

Nothing inspired me enough to keep them, sorry! They were mainly useless but I liked a book about elegance by eunice somebody and a couple of books by carol Tuttle on dressing your truth were very wacky but I gleaned a few snippets..

thetropicmama7 Tue 28-Oct-14 17:52:55

Just out of curiosity, what happens to the books you download on to your Kindle once the month is up?

StillWearingOddSocks Thu 30-Oct-14 18:59:41

Hmmm - good question. Maybe you have to hit 'return this book' on each one before they process cancellation of free trial ...

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