Every month brings a new set of Kindle Monthly Deals up to 80% off, which means that, for about the price of a hardcover book, you can easily fill your Kindle with a month's worth of reading. January features lots of best-selling, popular works. I'll cover a handful below, but be sure to check out the full slate. There is far too much to talk about in this post.
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Modern Warriors: Real Stories from Real Heroes by Pete Hegseth
Pete Hegseth's Modern Warriors has been at the top of best seller lists since its publication in November. In this book, the Fox & Friends Weekend cohost, who has himself earned two Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman’s Badge, tells the stories of celebrated soldiers like himself. Modern Warriors asks why our modern-day warriors do what they do, and what their legacy is because of it. This oral history also looks at the sacrifices they have made for our country, and how these men and women can transition back into civilian life in the States.
Magpie Murders: A Novel by Anthony Horowitz
Read the book that started off this best-selling mystery series. When Anthony Horowitz wrote this first novel in what was to become the Magpie Murders series, there was a lot of buzz about his story-within-a-story mystery. It was compared to Agatha Christie and went on to make many best of the year lists. In the book, editor Susan Ryeland receives the latest manuscript by best-selling author Alan Conway and is surprised to realize there is a real-life component to it. The more she reads, and the more we read alongside her, the more we are drawn into the mystery ourselves.
It could be argued that Ree Drummond isn't just living her best life, she's living many people's best life. So it makes sense that people would want to settle down with a book full of her stories and musings—stories and musings about family, about love, and about laughing through the difficult times (or at least laughing about them after they have happened).
News of the World: A Novel by Paulette Jiles
This novel just keeps on chugging along. It was nominated for a National Book Award, and now it's a feature film starring Tom Hanks. In Jiles's poetic and captivating book, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. When he encounters a young orphan girl who needs to unite with relatives in San Antonio, we are introduced to the start of an unlikely buddy story, one that will capture readers' hearts.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel by Heather Morris
We close with one of the biggest books of the last few years, Heather Morris's The Tattooist of Auschwitz. The story is based on the real-life story of Ludwig Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew who, once it was learned that he spoke a handful of languages, was assigned to the task of tattooing his fellow prisoners. During his two and a half years in Auschwitz he witnessed courage in the face of atrocities. And he also fell in love. After meeting Gita, he vowed to survive the camp so that he could one day marry her.
Every month brings a new set of Kindle Monthly Deals at $4.99 or less. Here are some of the top titles that are on deal for the month.