Sample Saturday is when I wade through the eleventy billion samples I have downloaded on my Kindle. I’m slowly chipping away and deciding whether it’s buy or bye.
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
Why I have it: Seems like a ‘classic’ I’ve missed.
Summary: The passions, lies and cruelties that simmer beneath the surface of a postcard-perfect town.
I’m thinking: Maybe… the sample was an introduction to the edition.
The Hive by Gill Hornby
Why I have it: No idea.
Summary: There’s only room for one Queen Bee – what goes on in the social world of school mothers when alliances shift.
I’m thinking: No. I’m over mum-lit.
One Summer by Bill Bryson
Why I have it: I’ve always enjoyed Bryson’s books and it’s been ages since I read one.
Summary: The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: Charles Lindbergh became the first man to cross the Atlantic by plane nonstop. Meanwhile, Babe Ruth, Herbert Hoover, Al Capone, and Al Jolson also made history.
I’m thinking: Maybe – I’m sensing a lot of aviation history…