The Kindle Daily Deal is a one-day only offer where a specific Kindle book for adults and one for younger readers (children or young adults) has been hand-selected by the editors at Amazon and significantly discounted for today only.
Today’s Kindle Daily Deal for adults is Gathering of Waters, a historical fiction novel by Bernice L. McFadden, and this book was $16.58 yesterday in the Amazon Kindle Store but has been discounted 88% to just $1.99 for today only. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 66 customer reviews.
Today’s Kindle Kids Daily Deal is Animal Fair by Ponder Goembel and this book was $9.99 yesterday in the Amazon Kindle Store but has been discounted 80% to just $1.99 for today only. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 25 customer reviews.
Here is the Gathering of Waters book description from the Amazon website:
Gathering of Waters is a deeply engrossing tale narrated by the town of Money, Mississippi–a site both significant and infamous in our collective story as a nation. Money is personified in this haunting story, which chronicles its troubled history following the arrival of the Hilson and Bryant families.
Tass Hilson and Emmett Till were young and in love when Emmett was brutally murdered in 1955. Anxious to escape the town, Tass marries Maximillian May and relocates to Detroit.
Forty years later, after the death of her husband, Tass returns to Money and fantasy takes flesh when Emmett Till’s spirit is finally released from the dank, dark waters of the Tallahatchie River. The two lovers are reunited, bringing the story to an enchanting and profound conclusion.
Gathering of Waters mines the truth about Money, Mississippi, as well as the town’s families, and threads their history over decades. The bare-bones realism–both disturbing and riveting–combined with a magical realm in which ghosts have the final say, is reminiscent of Toni Morrison’s Beloved.
Here is the Animal Fair book description from the Amazon website:
In this adaptation of the popular children’s song “Animal Fair,” there are all kinds of animals doing silly things! The big baboon is combing his hair, the kangaroos are rattling spoons, the bears are juggling pears, and the chimps are swinging on the trapeze. Can you guess what happens to the mischievous monk . . . the monk, the monk, the monk? Cheerful illustrations bring this lively rendition to life.
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