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Free (or Cheap) Books for Holiday Reading

Sometimes it’s just your lucky day. Don’t you love it when you’re in the right place at the right time? For instance when returning books to the local library and they happen to have a stash of books that they are giving away. With an offer like that I couldn’t pass by without having a rummage through the assorted books.

It didn’t take long for a few titles to jump out at me. Instead of fiction books these were all non-fiction and ones that should make for very interesting reading. The titles I was lucky enough to pick up were:

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Love to Read on Holidays? Buy Recycled Books and Help Charity At The Same Time.

I’m always looking for bargain books to buy, checking out markets and second hand book shops in our travels. Recently I found a great idea for book lovers, where you can purchase good quality second hand books and give to charity at the same time. Win /Win. Head online to Save the Children Recycled Books (savethechildrenrecycledbooks.org) and there you will find a range of genres to search through and find something you’re interested in. There are thousands of titles to choose from and purchases over $30 are delivered free.

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Great Reads for Holiday Time: The Land Before Avocado – Richard Glover

If like me, you’re thinking about books that will be good to read on summer holiday getaways, then this is one that you might want to consider. I look for books that don’t have subjects that are too heavy or bog you down with details and plots that have you going backwards and forwards and having to concentrate too much. Just give me something easy to read, preferably with a bit of humour and a good page turner.

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Great Reads on Holidays

One pastime I absolutely look forward to on holidays is getting stuck into reading. Something so important and yet it feels indulgent.

My holiday reading collection was a very eclectic assortment of books and magazines, mostly birthday and Christmas gifts from family who know me well. At first glance you would think that the books are extremely diverse in topic but uncannily I found a distinct common thread through all of them. See if you can pick the coincidental theme.

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