Daily Deals: Winter’s Tale and Catcher, Caught and Greebly
Today Amazon offers Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin. It costs $1.99
A bestseller that takes readers on a journey to New York of the Belle Epoque, where Peter Lake attempts to rob a Manhattan mansion only to find the daughter of the house at home. Thus begins the love between the middle-aged Irishman and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. “This novel…is a gifted writer’s love affair with the language” — Newsday.
Some words about the Author
Mark Helprin is the acclaimed author of Winter’s Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works. His novels are read around the world, translated into over 20 languages.
Catcher, Caught is the second book offered today within daily deals. It was written by Sarah Collins Honenberger and costs $1.99.
After an earth-shattering diagnosis of leukemia, 15-year-old Daniel Landon sees a reflection of himself in the words of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. Inspired by Holden Caulfield, Daniel begins to question the intentions and authority of those around him in his own search for identity as he faces death. Tired of his cramped surroundings and hippie parents’ alternative approaches to his treatment, he follows the footsteps of Caulfield to New York City in search of the same eternal truths, only to discover the importance of home when death looms. A coming of age story, a love story, and a new classic, Catcher, Caught will engage the imagination of more than one generation, searching for lasting values.
Some words about the Author
Catcher, Caught, Sarah Collins Honenberger’s third novel, was inspired by her desire to reconnect today’s teenagers with the voice of J.D. Salinger’s Holden Caulfield. She does this through a narrative based on the true life story of a teenage boy suffering from leukemia whose parents refuse to allow him to receive traditional treatment. After penning Catcher, Caught, Honenberger fought her own personal battle with an aggressive cancer. Now in remission, she continues to write about families in crisis from her Virginia river house.
Greebly is a game for your Kindle Fire. Get it for free today only!
Poor Greebly is running out of juice. You can help by building a path to a power socket.
This unique platform puzzler provides hours of challenging gameplay in which YOU create the world as you go. Turn into a spider and climb walls; become a paratrooper and sky-dive; pick up batteries along the way. But be careful, or you might run out of power before you get there!
- 24 thought-provoking levels
- Unique power-ups
- Intuitive gameplay
- Original music by Supreme Dictator for Life