Lighting My Kindle is a new series on Everyday Gyaan listing books I’ve read and plan to read in the month on my Kindle (or otherwise).

Kitchen Kindle Reader, after Norman Price

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”
― Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

I’ve finished reading and reviewing [amazon_link id=”1451640560″ target=”_blank” ]Heart Like Mine: A Novel[/amazon_link] for NetGalley.  Read my review here.

[amazon_image id=”1451640560″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Heart Like Mine: A Novel[/amazon_image]

I’ve watched [amazon_link id=”B000P0J092″ target=”_blank” ]The Color Purple[/amazon_link] but haven’t read the book. I saw a good offer on Kindle Books and decided to buy it.

[amazon_image id=”B005NY4QGM” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]The Color Purple[/amazon_image]

Now I find that The 2013 Reading Challenge Group on Goodreads has picked The Color Purple as its February read! Lucky me – I get to read and discuss the book too.  I’m wondering how the book will compare with the movie.  Nine times out of ten, I prefer a book to a movie. Have you ever read a book that was made into a movie and preferred the movie?

I manage to read three or four books concurrently. Do you think that’s a crazy habit? Or do you do something similar?

[amazon_image id=”1401939813″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Take 2: Your Guide to Creating Happy Endings and New Beginnings[/amazon_image]

I’m in the process of completing for review [amazon_link id=”1401939813″ target=”_blank” ]Take 2: Your Guide to Creating Happy Endings and New Beginnings[/amazon_link]. I will share my review here soon.

I’m still reading (hard copies) [amazon_link id=”1585421472″ target=”_blank” ]The Artist’s Way[/amazon_link] and [amazon_link id=”1401935400″ target=”_blank” ]You Can Create An Exceptional Life[/amazon_link].  I’m taking them nice and slow and trying to internalize them.

What are you reading this month?

  • Today’s FREE eBooks for Download (February 9) (
  • Amazon Testing Book Rentals For Its Kindle Books (
  • Kindle Fire deals (Save $50) – 16GB Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 1920×1200 WiFi Tablet with Special Offers $269 (