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. This week, all three are recent releases that have crossed my radar.
The Spill by Imbi Neeme
Summary: Nicole and Samantha both remember the day when their mother, Tina, lost control of their car – but not in the same way. After Tina’s death, decades later, the sisters are forced to reckon with the repercussions of the crash.
I’m thinking: Maybe.
The Disaster Tourist by Yun Ko-Eun
Summary: Yona works for Jungle, a travel company specializing in vacation packages to destinations devastated by disaster and climate change. She travels to a remote island, whose major attraction is an underwhelming sinkhole (a huge disappointment for customers) and discovers the resort’s plan to fabricate a catastrophe in the interest of regaining Jungle tourists.
I’m thinking: No.
Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin
Summary: ‘Kentukis’ have gone viral – they’re mechanical stuffed animals that have cameras for eyes, and are connected to an anonymous global server. Owners of kentukis have the eyes of a stranger in their home and a cute squeaking pet following them; or you can be the kentuki and voyeuristically spend time in someone else’s life…
I’m thinking: Yes.