Daily Links and Deals: 6 Reasons E-Readers Are Awesome!

daily_links_1Today, here’s six decided advantages ebooks have over print. Also, a look at the movie content on Netflix and a tech solution to allow us to take action immediately based on articles that we read. In deals, A Planet of the Apes film bundle.

Daily Links for Wednesday, October 13,  2016:
Where Did All the Good Movies on Netflix Go? (Gizmodo) Is Netflix still the best place for movies? here’s an analysis of their content.

6 Reasons E-Readers Are Awesome! (Am Reading) Okay, so ebooks don’t smell and they aren’t touchy-feely, but they do have some impressive benefits.I can think of a few more I’d add to the list….

Speakable lets you take action on news articles that move you (Techcrunch) Interesting idea! We can use the emotional impact of an article immediately.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes Robert Ludlum’s (TM) The Bourne Enigma (Jason Bourne series) by Eric Van Lustbader.

In Today’s Deals, a Planet of the Apes 8-Film Bundle [Blu-ray].

The Echo inow available in white. There is also an  All-New Echo Dot (2nd Generation) which will be available in both black and white and retails for $49.99. The Dot is also being offering in a “Buy 5, get 1 free” six-pack and a ““Buy 10, get 2 free” twelve-pack”. The new Echo Dot will be released on October 20, 2016.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is A Sheetcake Named Desire (Piece of Cake Mystery Series #1) by Jacklyn Brady.  The Romance Daily Find is Forbidden by Beverly Jenkins.

Barnes and Noble also has a selection of NOOK Books Under $2.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is The Trial: A BookShot: A Women’s Murder Club Story by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro.  The Extra Daily Deal is What the Heart Remembers: Memory House Collection, Book Three by Bette Lee Crosby.

Also, a selection of titles called Romance On The Ice for $4.99 or Less until October Until October 31st.

There is also a selection of Great Reads Under $5 and Bargain Reads in Fiction, in Mystery and other genres. The Kobo Aura One (and the Aura Edition 2 e-readers are now available for order at the Kobo store. (The Aura One is out of stock until October 14, 2016.)

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse.

Google Books has a selection of Hot Deals.

(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, Facebook, and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

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