Daily Links and Deals: On The Reading Habits Of Notorious Criminals

daily_links_1Daily Links for Thursday, December 8,  2016:

Windows XP: Why hospitals are still using Microsoft’s antique operating system (ZD Net) Be afraid: Nine of out ten hospital trusts say they still have PCs running the 15-year-old software.

Hulu launches user profiles, each with their own recommendations, Watchlist and history (Tech Crunch) It is about time! And, yes, there are kids’ profiles and an online dashboard.

AT&T customers get $88 million in credits and refunds for illegal charges (Ars Technica) A T & T is finally paying out on a 2014 cramming settlement.

On The Reading Habits Of Notorious Criminals (Lit Hub) If we are what we read, this is kind of fascinating.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey.

In Today’s DealsAnker charging products.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is The Christmas Letters by Lee Smith. The Romance Daily Find is Extreme Honor by Piper J. Drake.

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

The new NOOK Tablet is available and is only $49.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Extreme Honor by Piper J. Drake. The Extra Daily Deal is The Harvest Moon (Standard Edition) by David Neth.

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 still out of stock until early 2017.)

iTunes’ iTunes’ Great Books, Amazing Deals under $3.99 includes People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks.

Google Books has a selection of Topsellers Under $10.

(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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