Great prices on Echo family, Kindles and Fire Tablet devices

This week, Amazon is having some supper sales on devices in the Echo, Kindle and Fire families. The following items are currently on sale through August 26, 2017:

Alexa/Echo Devices:

Amazon Echo – $100 (Normally $179.99) Available in Black and White. Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $20 each!

Echo Dot – $45 (Normally $49.99) Available in Black and White. Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $9 each!

Amazon Tap – $100 (Normally $129.99)  This is the Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Speaker that can also be used hands free.  Available in Black only.  Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $20 each!

(Note: the Echo devices are actually on sale through September 4, 2017.)

Kindles:

Kindle – $60 (Regularly $79.99) Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $12 each.

Kindle Paperwhite – $100 (Regularly $119.99)  Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $20 each.

Kindle Voyage – $180  (Regularly $199.99)  Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $36 each.

Kindle Essentials Bundle – $95 (Regularly $129.97) Includes Kindle, cover and power adapter.

Kindle for Kids Bundle – $80 (Regularly $124.98) Includes Kindle, cover and 2-year guarantee.

Kindle Paperwhite Essentials Bundle – $135 (Regularly $179.97) Includes Kindle Paperwhite, leather cover and power adapter.

Kindle Paperwhite Travel Bundle – $180 (Regularly $269.97) Includes Kindle Paperwhite, leather cover, power adapter and travel case.

Kindle Voyage Essentials Bundle – $235 (Regularly $279.97) Includes Kindle Voyage, leather cover, and power adapter.

Kindle Voyage Travel Bundle – $285 (Regularly $374.96) Includes Kindle Voyage, leather cover, power adapter and travel case.

Note: Prices are for devices with special offers. Most bundles offer a choice of cover color. There is also an option to add a three month membership to Kindle Unlimited for only $1.99. (Restrictions apply.)

Fire Tablets:

All-New Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7″ Display, 8GB – $40 (Regularly $49.99) Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $8 each.

All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8″ HD Display, 16 GB – $60 (Regularly $79.99) Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $12 each.

All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet, 7″ Display, 16 GB – $80 (Regularly $99.99) Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $16 each.

All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet, 8″ HD Display, 32 GB – $99 (Regularly $129.99) Amazon is also offering this for 5 monthly payments of $20 each.

All-New Fire 7 Essentials Bundle – $63 (Regularly $87.97) Includes tablet, cover and screen protector.

All-New Fire HD 8 Essentials Bundle with Fire HD 8 Tablet (16 GB, Black) – $88 Includes tablet, cover and screen protector.

These prices, especially for the Amazon Echo, are really tempting. I would like an Echo for the basement – I am thinking that Alexa will get me more motivated to do laundry, LOL!

What about you? Do these prices or the options of a low monthly payment plan tempt you?

Kindle First Books for August 2017

Every month, Amazon allows Prime members to download one upcoming book from one of Amazon’s imprints for free. Everyone else can purchase one book for $1.99. The books are chosen by Amazon’s editors. (These deals are for US customers only.)

This month’s books are:

All the Little Children by Jo Furniss – Suspense

P.S. from Paris (US edition) by Marc Levy – Romantic Fiction

When They Come for You (Harper McDaniel) by James W. Hall – Thriller

Song of Edmon (The Fracture Worlds Book 1) by Adam Burch – Science Fiction

The Heart Echoes by Helena von Zweigbergk, Tiina Nunnally – Contemporary Fiction

The Judgment of Richard Richter by Igor Štiks, Ellen Elias-Bursac – Literary Fiction

Previously, Amazon would allow you to download a second upcoming title for only $1.99. While that offer is no longer available, if you are a Kindle Unlimited subscriber, all of these books will be available to read for free when they are released on September 1, 2017 as part of your Kindle Unlimited subscription.

Prime members can also sign up to receive a monthly e-mail announcing new Kindle First picks.

Kindle First Books for July 2017

Every month, Amazon allows Prime members to download one upcoming book from one of Amazon’s imprints for free. The books are chosen by Amazon’s editors. (These deals are for US customers only.)

This month’s books are:

The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed by Scott Parazynski, Susy Flory – Memoir (This is a Kindle In Motion book that has special feature when read on certain devices.)

Little Boy Lost by J. D. Trafford – Thriller

Secondborn (Secondborn Series Book 1) by Amy A. Bartol – Science Fiction

A Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang – Historical Mystery

Mrs. Saint and the Defectives: A Novel by Julie Lawson Timmer – Contemporary Fiction

Kings of Broken Things by Theodore Wheeler – Literary Fiction

Previously, Amazon would allow you to download a second upcoming title for only $1.99. While that offer is no longer available, if you are a Kindle Unlimited subscriber, all of these books will be available to read for free when they are released on August 1, 2017 as part of your Kindle Unlimited subscription.

Prime members can also sign up to receive a monthly e-mail announcing new Kindle First picks.

Kindle First Books for June 2017

Every month, Amazon allows Prime members to download one upcoming book from one of Amazon’s imprints for free. The books are chosen by Amazon’s editors. (These deals are for US customers only.)

This month’s books are:

The Man of Legends by Kenneth Johnson – Supernatural Thriller (FYI for sci-fi fans: Kenneth Johnson is the creator of many amazing SF TV series, such as The Bionic Woman, The Incredible Hulk, Alien Nation and the V miniseries.)

Soho Dead (The Soho Series Book 1) by Greg Keen – Crime Fiction

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine – Psychological Thriller

Wives of War by Soraya M. Lane – Historical Fiction

The Man Who Could Be King: A Novel by John Ripin Miller – Biographical Fiction

Lost in Arcadia: A Novel by Sean Gandert – Dystopian Fiction

Previously, Amazon would allow you to download a second upcoming title for only $1.99. While that offer is no longer available, if you are a Kindle Unlimited subscriber, all of these books will be available to read for free when they are released on July 1, 2017 as part of your Kindle Unlimited subscription.

Prime members can also sign up to receive a monthly e-mail announcing new Kindle First picks.

Get a refurbished Kindle Voyage for $135

Today, Amazon is offering a refurbished Wi-fi Kindle Voyage for only $135 and can even be purchased on a payment plan of five payments of $27 each.  The device normally costs $199 new.

The Kindle Voyage has a 300 ppi display and features PagePress sensors for one touch page turns  and an adaptive front light that self-adjusts to the available light.

The refurbished Voyage is also available in a Wi-Fi plus 3G configuration for $195.

Amazon’s refurbished Kindles come with the same one-year warranty as its new devices.

 

Kindle First Books for May 2017

Every month, Amazon allows Prime members to download one upcoming book from one of Amazon’s imprints for free. The books are chosen by Amazon’s editors. (These deals are for US customers only.)

This month’s books are:

Dead Certain: A Novel by Adam Mitzner – Psychological Thriller

The First Word by Isley Robson – Romance

The Hundredth Queen (The Hundredth Queen Series Book 1) by Emily R. King – Fantasy

The Lioness of Morocco by Julia Drosten, Christiane Galvani – Historical Fiction

North Haven by Sarah Moriarty – Contemporary Fiction

The Great Passage by Shion Miura, Juliet Winters Carpenter – Literary Fiction

Previously, Amazon would allow you to download a second upcoming title for only $1.99. While that offer is no longer available, if you are a Kindle Unlimited subscriber, all of these books will be available to read for free when they are released on June 1, 2017 as part of your Kindle Unlimited subscription.

Prime members can also sign up to receive a monthly e-mail announcing new Kindle First picks.

 

Saturday Deals: Old Man’s War series, other John Scalzi titles

old_mans_warOkay, SF fans: Among today’s Daily Deals are some great bargains ($2.99 each) on titles by Hugo award-winning science fiction writer John Scalzi, including the absolutely amazing Old Man’s War series.

Available titles in the Old Man’s War series:

Other titles by Scalzi on sale include:

Most of the titles are also available on Barnes and Noble, Kobo and iBooks.