“There is no better escape than into the written world of story. But it’s a time consuming voyage, as inhaling a book takes the speediest readers at least a few hours. Award-winning short story writer Tessa Smith McGovern has found the perfect solution to booklovers in need of a quick fix. She brings the overworked, under-rested and frazzled 10-minutes of transcendental bliss.
McGovern merged the world of story with technology, bringing readers the eChook. More than brain candy, eChook offers apps full of well-written short stories that soothe the soul. She has brought to life the tasty equivalent of the best dessert imaginable – 10-minutes of literary gourmet chocolate.”
I received a gift package (as seen at the Sundance Film Festival) that consisted of a mouse pad, coffee mug, 2 types of hot chocolate, a chocolate bar, tea, chapstick, a cloth bag AND most importantly a code to download “London Road: Linked Stories”. (which by the way you will have a chance to win all that here, see below)
Of course I loved all the little gifts that came in my gift package. But this review is about an eChook short story book, “London Road: Linked Stories”.
I love that all the stories are about the same person and the boarding house she lives in but in short story form. Meaning, you read what is like a chapter and a story is finished. It is so simple, you don’t have that urge to have to keep reading, but if you do keep reading it’s the same characters in each story. Each story does build off each other.
I enjoyed reading all the stories in “London Road: Linked Stories”. It’s about a lonely women who is released from jail after many years and her journey after. She struggles to fit back into society and we see her grow more and more. The stories also introduce us to the other people in the boarding house and how their lives are lived.
I do want to warn those who do not like swearing that the “F” word is used a bit. I know I’m not use to reading books like that so I wanted to make sure others were aware.
I can’t wait to read more stories from eChook.com. I love being able to read one story in a few minutes and put it down. I also love that you can download the eBooks in several differnt formats. I don’t have an eReader so I was able to download a PDF file and read it on my netbook.
1 winner will a gift package from eChook (as seen at the Sundance Film Festival) that consists of a mouse pad, coffee mug, 2 types of hot chocolate, a chocolate bar, tea, chapstick, a cloth bag AND most importantly a code to download “London Road: Linked Stories”. (able to download in a format that fits your needs)
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