Daily Links and Deals: Why Zelda Was so Revolutionary When It Came Out 30 Years Ago Today

daily_links_1Daily Links for Sunday, February 21, 2016:

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using (Time) – Free ebooks, audiobooks, courses, cloud storage and more.You probably know most of these, but it is a great list. 🙂

Reading sacred texts on screens, not paper: Does it matter? (Baptist News) –  This is an E versus P conversation that I don’t think I’ve ever heard discussed before….

Which VPN Services take your Anonymity Seriously? 2016 Edition (Torrent Freak) – Nice round up of the privacy practices of VPNs.

Endless Mini review: A low-cost desktop that’s useful even without the Internet (CNET) –  The usefulness of this device without the Internet is its real strength.

Why Zelda Was so Revolutionary When It Came Out 30 Years Ago Today (Motherboard) – Happy Birthday, Zelda!

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deals includes Stalin’s Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva  by Rosemary Sullivan for $1.99.

Amazon also has the Fire HD 8 for only $99.99.  (This is an unannounced sale with no end date/time listed, so it may disappear quickly.)

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is The Girl in the Spider’s Web (Millennium Series #4) by David Lagercrantz, Stieg Larsson for $4.99. This is the controversial series sequel that triggered a Viking curse by Larrson’s longtime partner. The Romance Daily Find is Lovers and Liars: A Novel by Sally Beauman for $1.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is A Faint Cold Fear by Karin Slaughter for $1.99.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes White Tiger: Dark Heavens Book One by Kylie Chan for 99 cents.

(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other, different links of interest on Twitter and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

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