Daily Deals: Two Mitch Albom Books, Princess Academy and Daily Cardio Workout
Today Amazon offers Have a Little Faith: A True Story by Mitch Albom just for $1.99
Albom delivers a command audio performance. He brings his two clergymen-protagonists-an elderly rabbi from Albom’s home synagogue and an African-American pastor leading a ministry to Detroit’s homeless population-to vivid life and conveys their messages of faith with sensitivity and respect. The audio’s most memorable moments feature the humility-and eccentricity-of the two spiritual leaders who, despite their deep religious commitment, refuse to be placed on a pedestal. From the ail-ing Jewish leader breaking out into whimsical songs in the middle of his grueling medical treatments and his Christian counterpart savoring the joys of barbecuing, Albom’s characterizations brim with humor and compassion.
Some words about the Author
Mitch Albom writes for the Detroit Free Press, and has been voted America’s No. 1 sports columnist ten times by the Associated Press Sports Editors. A former professional musician, he hosts a daily radio show on WJR in Detroit.
Also you can buy Princess Academy by Shannon Hale just for $1.99
Grade 5-9–The thought of being a princess never occurred to the girls living on Mount Eskel. Most plan to work in the quarry like the generations before them. When it is announced that the prince will choose a bride from their village, 14-year-old Miri, who thinks she is being kept from working in the quarry because of her small stature, believes that this is her opportunity to prove her worth to her father. All eligible females are sent off to attend a special academy where they face many challenges and hardships as they are forced to adapt to the cultured life of a lowlander. First, strict Tutor Olana denies a visit home. Then, they are cut off from their village by heavy winter snowstorms. As their isolation increases, competition builds among them. The story is much like the mountains, with plenty of suspenseful moments that peak and fall, building into the next intense event. Miri discovers much about herself, including a special talent called quarry speak, a silent way to communicate. She uses this ability in many ways, most importantly to save herself and the other girls from harm. Each girl’s story is brought to a satisfying conclusion, but this is not a fluffy, predictable fairy tale, even though it has wonderful moments of humor. Instead, Hale weaves an intricate, multilayered story about families, relationships, education, and the place we call home. –- Linda L. Plevak, Saint Mary’s Hall, San Antonio, TX
Some words about the Author
Shannon Hale started writing books at the age of ten, earning an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Montana sixteen years later, and publishing The Goose Girl, her first book, not long after that. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband, and their son, Max.
Daily Cardio Workout is a small application which can help you with your health. Today only you can download this application for free. Thanks to Amazon’s Appstore Deals.
Daily Cardio Workout contains two 5 to 10 minute daily cardio routines for men and women that step you through twenty of the best cardio exercises you can do in the comfort of your own home. These proven exercises, demonstrated by a certified personal trainer, will whip you into shape in no time.
The routine’s simple interface, complete with video and timer, allows you to easily follow along and understand each exercise.
Full version features:
- Two workouts
- Random & custom workouts
- Landscape mode & ad-free