Saturday afternoon free kindle book and kindle deals

Courtesy Happy Reader Joyce and the Discounted Books Thread.

A Touch of Night by Sarah Hoyt and Sofie Skapski. Price: $0. Genre: Historical Fantasy, Romance & Fantasy, Magic. Rated 5 stars on 1 review. 388 kb in size.

In a world where magic reigns and being a shape shifter is the only crime that warrants immediate execution, this is how Pride and Prejudice would be written. The novel is set in the world of Sarah A. Hoyt’s Magical British Empire.

Next, some kindle book deals.

Today’s Kindle Daily Deal – Page from a Tennessee Journal by Francine Howard. Price: $1.99. Genre: Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Rural Tennessee in 1913. Rated 4 stars on 51 reviews. 288 pages.

There’s a sale on Kindle Language Apps from 24/7 Tutor. They are all for $1 now. Languages covered include Spanish, French, German, and Italian.

Calamity Jayne (Calamity Jane Mysteries) by Kathleen Bacus. Price: $1. Genre: Mystery, Women Sleuths, Humor. Rated 4.5 stars on 16 reviews. 373 kb in size.

Ambersley (Lords of London) by Amy Atwell. Price: $1. Genre: Historical Romance, Regency, The Heiress and the Duke. Rated 5 stars on 6 reviews. 527 kb in size.

Mixed Bag of Kindle Goodies

Let’s start with today’s Kindle Daily Deal:

The Last Worthless Evening: Four Novellas and Two Short Stories by Andre Dubus. Price: $1.99. Genre: Collection of Short Fiction, Facets of American Life. 734 kb in size. It includes an illustrated biography of Andre Dubus.

Next, a free kindle book courtesy Happy Reader Joyce -

Microsoft Powerpoint: The How-to Guide from Vook. Genre: Powerpoint Guide, Death by Powerpoint, How to Put an Audience into a Coma. You only have to take a look at the contents to realize this guide is going to lead to a lot of death by Powerpoint -

  • Become a Template Pro
  • Add and Edit Images
  • Create Effective Charts and Plots
  • Utilize Animation and Add-Ins
  • Customize PowerPoint
  • Display, Print and Share Presentations

Can’t wait to see hundreds of thousands of presenters add in animations and images of the Leaning Tower of Pisa to describe the organizational instability.

After that, we get some kindle book deals courtesy the Discounted Books Thread and kindlers like Emily Bronte -

Feeling for Bones by Bethany Pierce. Price: 89 cents. Genre: A 16-year-old Girl with Anorexia, Family and Faith and Love, Getting By with a Little Help from Your Friends. Rated 4 stars on 13 reviews. 350 pages.

The Walking People by Mary Beth Keane. Price: $2.06. Genre: The New Irish Immigrant Experience, Dreams of America, Coming of Age and Romance, Family Drama. Rated 4 stars on 50 reviews. 416 reviews.

Kennedy’s Wars: Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam by Lawrence Freedman. Price: $1.99. Genre: JFK’s Presidency, War, History. Rated 4.5 stars on 3 reviews. 560 pages.

Freedman, a professor of war studies at Kings’ College, London, studies the evolution of JFK’s foreign-policy strategy. Freedman opens with several chapters on the cold war within a section that describes key New Frontiersmen, the worldview they brought to Washington, and the major issues they faced. Eight chapters are devoted to Berlin and nuclear strategy, 14 to Cuba, 4 to JFK’s work on a test-ban treaty and on taking advantage of the Sino-Soviet split, and 11 to Laos and Vietnam.

The Sword of Darrow by Hal Malchow and Alex Malchow. Price: $2.69. Genre: Children’s Books, Fantasy, The Unlikeliest of Heroes. Rated 5 stars on 64 reviews. 372 pages.

7 Dragons Sweepstakes Winners

Thank You Very Much for your participation. The contest was supposed to end October 10th but there were so many entries that we ended it after just one day.

The $100 GC winner is Sandy Arg***

The $25 GC winner is Charlotte Ask***

The Gift Cards are on their way.

There’ll be a new contest starting today that will run through around October 10th. If you have friends or family who are Kindle owners please let them know they can participate by simply ‘Liking’ us on Facebook.

Early Wednesday Morning Free Kindle Book and Deals

Courtesy Happy Reader Joyce and the Kindle Owners at the official Kindle Forum we get -

  1. The Fey (Alex the Fey Thriller Series) by Claudia Hall Christian. Price: $0. Genre: Thriller, Action Filled Suspense, Shades of Romance, Kickass Heroine. Rated 4.5 stars on 13 reviews. 298 pages.
  2. Four Thrillers by Lisa Unger: Beautiful Lies, Sliver of Truth, Black Out, Die for You by Lisa Unger. Price: $14.99. Genre: Thrillers, Nightmarish Journies and Bone-Chilling Discoveries.
  3. Starring in the Movie of My Life by Laurel Osterkamp. Price: $1. Genre: Drama and Romance, A Man Caught Between Two Women. Rated 4.5 stars on 18 reviews. 417 kb so probably a decent sized book.
  4. Deadly Honeymoon by Lawrence Block. Price: $1.99. Genre: Suspense Thriller, Thriller. Rated 4.5 stars on 2 reviews. 506 kb so a decent sized book. A lot of Lawrence Block’s other novels are at $2.99.
  5. Bruno’s Dream by Iris Murdoch. Price: $1.99. Genre: Literary Fiction, The Human Condition, Family Drama, Enchanting London Backdrop. Rated 5 stars on 6 reviews. 797 kb so a large book.

That’s it for this post.

Quick Update on two free books for your Kindle

Amazon just added two offers (found courtesy Happy Reader Joyce and the author Julie Sellers) -

  1. County Line by Bill Cameron. Price: $0. Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Authentic. Rated 5 stars on 4 reviews. 300 pages.
  2. Mastering the Art of Life: 5 Collected Essays by Julie Sellers. Price: $0. Genre: A Collection of Essays, Mastering the Art of Life, The Father’s Day Gift. Rated 4.5 stars on 3 reviews. Julie Sellers’ essays have been featured on NPR’s This I Believe.

Also, a deal -

  • Guardian of Eden by Leslie DuBois. Price: $1. Genre: A Brother’s Love for His Sister, Difficult Decisions, The Right Thing vs Vengeance. Rated 4 stars on 21 reviews. 310 kb so probably a medium-sized book.

Saturday free kindle book offer and a few other things

First, courtesy Happy Reader Joyce, an offer -

  1. Einstein’s Refrigerator: And Other Stories from the Flip Side of History by Steve Silverman. Price: $0. Genre: Humor, Educational, Motivational, Incredible Stories. Rated 4 stars on 19 reviews. 192 pages.

Next, we have an interesting puzzle game released by A Gamz -

  1. Puzzle Baron’s Cryptograms: Volume 1 (Code Breaking Puzzles for Kindle) by A Gamz. Price: $1.99. Genre: Cryptograms, Quotes as Puzzles, Kindle Puzzle Game. If Puzzle Baron stopped smiling so much he’d make a good romance novel hero. Who knows – perhaps he’s not meant to be a romance novel hero – perhaps he and his chin will replace Jay Leno. It’s a game where you decode a series of letters to reveal a hidden message – basically, a mix of a word game and a logic puzzle.

Finally, we have some deals (a few very well-reviewed books mentioned before) -

  1. Learn Me Good by John Pearson is on sale at $1. Price: $1. Genre: Very Cute and Funny Book, Experiences of a Teacher, Comedy. Rated 4.5 stars on 113 reviews. 210 pages.
  2. The Last Letter (2011 IPPY Winner, Midwest Best Fiction) by Kathleen Shoop. Price: $1. Genre: Western, Historical, Gut-wrenching Story. Rated 5 stars on 34 reviews. It’s 523 kb so probably a big book.

That’s it for now.

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