There is just one free kindle book today. Thanks to Annie.
Remembering Christmas by Dan Walsh. Price: $0. Genre: The True Meaning of Christmas, Page Turner, Reluctant Good Son. Rated 4.5 stars on 48 reviews. 272 pages.
Of course, we have something else free for you – an audiobook.
Bossypants by Tina Fey. Price: $0. Genre: Is that really her hand?
Then the non-free kindle book deals courtesy the users at the Discounted Books Thread at Amazon.
[Kindle Daily Deal] Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut. Price: $1. Genre: A Narrative of Shifting Identity, Conflicting Loyalties. Rated 5 stars on 129 reviews. 290 pages.
The Infection by Craig DiLouie. Price: $2.99. Genre: Horror, Not Just Another Zombie Story, Zombies morphing into Worse Monsters. Rated 4 stars on 93 reviews. 288 pages.
The Child in Time by Ian McEwan. Price: $2.99. Genre: Searching for his Daughter, 1987 Whitbread Prize Winner, The Effect of a Lost Child. Rated 4 stars on 29 reviews. 272 pages.
[Indie Author] Call Me! by John Locke and Dani Ripper. Price: $1. Genre: Action Adventure, Mystery & Thriller. Rated 5 stars on 8 reviews. 844 kb in size. all 8 reviews are 5 stars.
If Monday is Cyber Monday, does that make Sunday Before Cyber Sunday?
Before the Messiah of Online Retail arrived we were in the dark ages where people, even artistically ungifted ones, stood in long lines for no clear reason. Now we are free and unencumbered online – to spend money we have not yet earned, on things we shall hardly ever use.
Thank you very much for your comments and suggestions. Here’s what I think makes the most sense and is also pretty ethical:
- Continue with Free Book Posts in 2012. I think it’s pretty clear a lot of people get value from the information about genre etc.
- Limit it to actual full-length books and ones rated 3.5 stars and above. Going with 3.5 stars to ensure we don’t miss ones that are actually good.
- Thanks for your comments about Meaghan. She has agreed to continue writing for the blog in 2012.
- Use associate links – they help fund things like point 5. and point 3. and the solution to preventing the race to zero isn’t necessarily removing associate links.
- Taking some part of income from blog and using that to either build a curation engine or fund anyone who is building one (whether it’s profit or non-profit). I’ll investigate into this more.
I appreciate all your comments and suggestions.