|10-28-2009, 02:13 AM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Device: Sony Reader PRS-T2
Recommended reading for the bed bound
I am currently bed bound with a serious case of gastroenteritis.
I have my Sony Reader and a laptop; what would you recommend for me to read?
I'm looking for something that's light, pleasant and non-copyrighted. Furthermore something that doesn't mention sickness or violence (my stomach is currently very vulnerable..)
|10-28-2009, 02:51 AM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: The Olympic Peninsula on the OTHER Washington! (the big green clean one on the west coast!)
Device: Kindle, the original! Times Two! and gifting an International Kindle
try some of the stuff by Pamela Houston (I haven't a clue if there are any ebooks).
"Sisterhood of Traveling Pants"
"Secret Life of Bees"
I read so much military, history and sci-fi this is a very hard request!
|10-28-2009, 03:09 AM||#3|
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Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Sony 505| K Fire | KK 3G+Wi-Fi | iPhone 3Gs |Vista 32-bit Hm Prem w/FF
Oh, no.. I hope you are up and around soon. What genre do you like? Are you looking for free downloads?
I have a list I've started on feedbooks. I've listed those MR author members that I've found on feedbooks. I have their names on the list, but not all their books are listed in my downloads yet.
A fun, light paranormal, romance (although not like a harlequin romance) you might want to try is Black Silk by Jan Gordon. Check Naomi Kramer, Wesley Allison, and Ben Essex for something slightly different.
Smashwords is a site used by many MR author members also.. (I don't have a way of making a list on their site....yet) check my signature for tracking down those member's posts to their works or search for them on smashwords. Some are free. I really enjoyed Maria Schneider's books (Sage and Catch an Honest Thief) and Alan Hutcheson's book, Boomerang (coupon code here).
I hope you are feeling well, soon.
|10-28-2009, 09:15 AM||#4|
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Montreal, Qc
Still have to work thought (even if no one comes within a mile of my desk), but when I took Monday afternoon off (after nearly fainting) I read Anne of The Island, the third book of the Anne of Green Gables series, that have been entirely uploaded here by Dr Dribs and Patricia. Nothing better then a kids book when you're sick!
Good luck to you, and drink loads of water.
|10-29-2009, 02:14 AM||#5|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Device: Sony PRS-505, Nook classic
How about this?
Jane Austen, Wilkie Collins, Lucy Maud Montgomery?
Those authors are not necessarily light reading, but they get me involved to the point that I lose track of time.
|10-29-2009, 08:07 PM||#6|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Device: Sony Touch, K3
For light reading may I suggest G.K.Chesterton's Father Brown stories. Wonderfully written short stories that will bring a smile to your face.
I Hope you get well soon
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