Sunday Daily Deals: Up to 75% off most wished for books

cukooDeals of the Day for Sunday, November 13,  2016:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes up to 75% off most wished for books including Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy, Book 2) by Ken Follett and the classic One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey.

In Today’s Deals, a Lenovo Chromebook N22 11.6″ Notebook, IPS Touchscreen, Intel N3060 Dual-Core, 16GB eMMC SSD, 4GB DDR3, 802.11ac, Bluetooth, ChromeOS.

Amazon also has a great selection of Certified Refurbished devices available. These come with a full one-year warranty. You can find deals on Paperwhites ($80), a Kindle Voyage ($120) and the Amazon Echo ($120) here.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Murder at the Book Group by Maggie King. The Romance Daily Find is Until Friday Night by Abbi Glines

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

Kobo’s Daily Deal is See Me by Nicholas Sparks. The Extra Daily Deal is Here’s to Us by Elin Hilderbrand.

You can buy 2, get 1 free and save on Fern Michaels’ holiday romance titles until November 30.

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’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homes.

Google Books has a selection of title in a One-Day Sale.

(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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Daily Links and Deals: Which Font Should I Use On My Kindle?

daily_links_1Today, a look at fonts on the Kindle and which one you should use for reading. Also, a new Google app brings museums to your Android phone, a look at why Chromebooks are not a replacement for your Windows PC and a spotlight on women writers and romance book sales. In deals, you’ll find running shoes and Stargate series bundles on DVD and Blu-ray.

Daily Links for day, July 22, 2016:

Google’s New App Brings Hundreds of Museums to Your Phone (Wired) Don’t you just love the idea of a museum to go?

Which Font Should I Use On My Kindle? (Fast Company) Some tips on choosing your font, a look at why options are so limited and some design thoughts for the future.

Chromebook shipments are exploding, but not replacing Windows PCs (PC World) I love my Chromebook, but when my primary computer died, it became really apparent why these are not a replacement for a Windows machine.

Maverick women writers are upending the book industry and selling millions in the process (Quartz) I really like the line that says romance readers are “addicts with e-readers.”

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes the classic I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison and four books in the delightful Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja middle grade series.

In Today’s Deals, Amazon is offering ASICS Men’s Gel-Pulse running shoes and Stargate boxed sets and bundles, including DVD and Blu-ray complete series sets.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Absolutely: A Memoir by Joanna Lumley. The Romance Daily Find is A Wedding in Apple Grove by C. H. Admirand.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is also Absolutely A Memoir by Joanna Lumley. The Extra Daily Deal is The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story by Hyeonseo Lee and David John.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The Monkey’s Raincoat by Robert Crais.

Google is having an E-originals for under $3 Sale.

(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.

Daily Links and Deals: A Mobile Phone From 1922? Not Quite

daily_links_1Today, a look back at the “wireless telephone” of the 1920s. It’s not what you think. Also, a look at if phones and computers have replaced weather forecasters and how sophisticated those recent password hacks really are. In deals, vintage inspired Invicta watches and $50 off the Fire HD 10

Daily Links for Monday, June 6, 2016:

With iPhones and computer models, do we still need weather forecasters? (Ars Technica) This is an interesting question. Alexa and my Amazon Echo have actually usurped my phone as my source for the weather forecast.

Sophisticated hack attack? Don’t believe the hype. (Engadget) This article suggests another reason for all those hacks and it’s pretty scary.

A Mobile Phone From 1922? Not Quite (Smithsonian) History often plays linguistic tricks on us, especially when it comes to rapidly changing technologies. This is fascinating!

Everything You Can Do Offline With a Chromebook (Gizmodo) When Chromebooks started out, they were pretty useless offline. Now, it’s a different story.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes Occupied Earth: Stories of Aliens, Resistance and Survival at all Costs by Gary Phillips for $1.99. There is also a selection of Summer Reading Deals at up to 80% off.

In Today’s Deals, get vintage-inspired classic watches from Invicta and 50% off deals from Braun and Crest. Also, deals on Sandisk microSD cards.

Right now, you can get $50 off the Fire HD 10 tablet. The 16GB version is only $179.99. It is also available in both 32GB and 64GB models, all for $50 off. And, yes, that includes the silver aluminum configuration! This price is available for a limited -time.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Emergence: Dave vs. the Monsters by John Birmingham for $1.99. The Romance Daily Find is Her Amish Man by Erin Bates for $1.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is The One: The Complete Emma Holden Suspense Mystery Trilogy by Paul Pilkington for $2.99.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The Summer of Good Intentions by Wendy Francis for $2.99.

(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.

Daily Links and Deals – Why Amazon is the king of innovation: Kindle’s clout

daily_links_1Today, a look at the Kindle’s role in making Amazon the most innovative tech company. Also, how the Chromebook with Android might be an unbeatable combination, a different look at fair use, and stories on how we use information and the internet’s favorite book. In deals, savings on Rosetta Stone software, Micro SD cards and $10 off the Fire for Kids bundle.

Daily Links for Monday, May 23, 2016:

How to find wisdom in the age of information (The Next Web) We hear a lot about information overload. But how well do we incorporate that information into our lives and what’s the relationship between mere information and actual wisdom?

Chromebook + Android apps = Trouble for Windows PCs (ZD Net)  If you haven’t tried a Chromebook, this may sound like hyperbole. Both if you live most of your life online (browsing, cloud storage), you’ll find very few things you can’t do with one. Adding Android apps would make for an unbeatable connection.

What is the Internet’s Favorite Book? (Priceonomics) From the Hunger Games to Harry Potter. everyone has an opinion on their favorite. What’s the collective’s opinion?

Fair Use Needs To Be Protected & All Abusers Need To Be Punished (Torrent Freak) For all the stories we hear about copyright takedowns of material that is genuinely fair use, we forget that there are people out there abusing the process too.

New subscription service Circle Go lets parents manage kids’ devices outside the home (Techcrunch) As our children are getting more and more tech at a younger age, setting limits on tech use outside the home may be really important.

 I salvaged my shattered iPhone with a ‘Band-Aid’ screen cover (Engadget) Well, at least temporarily….

Why Amazon is the king of innovation: Kindle’s clout (ZD Net)  An argument that Amazon is the most innovative tech company around and why.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes The Lost Concerto by Helaine Mario for 99 cents.

In Today’s Deals, get up to 65% off Rosetta Stone Power Pack sets. There are also some deals on several brands of Micro SD cards. For a limited time, you can also get $10 off the Kindle for Kids Bundle.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is over 70 Jughead comics for 99 cents each. The Romance Daily Find is River Rising by Dorothy Garlock for $2.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire for $1.99. The Extra Daily Deal is The Ending Series: The Complete Series by Lindsey Fairleigh, Lindsey Pogue for $2.99.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The Book of Strange by Michael Faber for $1.99.

(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.

Daily Links and Deals: Scribd waits until Valentine’s Day has passed, then breaks romance readers hearts

daily_links_1Daily Links for Thursday, February 18, 2016:

Scribd waits until Valentine’s Day has passed, then breaks romance readers hearts (LA Times) – Interesting take on the Scribd situation.

Neverware turns your old PC or Mac into a Chromebook, adds dual-booting (9 to 5 Google) – So, who has an old netbook just waiting to be resurrected?

When phone verification and recycled numbers collide, Lyft leaks user data (Ars Technica) – Wasn’t the phone identification supposed to make things safer?

Appeals court says Apple’s settlement in e-book price-fixing case can stand (Ars Technica) –  No surprises here….

Why are some of the ugliest sites on the Web also the most popular? (The Next Web) –  A look at websites that look like they belong back in the 1990s and why they are so popular.

Hospital pays $17K ransom to get back access to encrypted files (Computer World) – In an update to this story from a few days ago, the hospital has paid up.

Flexible smartphones may be coming sooner than you think (Engadget) – Is five years soon enough?

The 227-Year-Old Statute Being Used to Order Apple to Endanger Your Privacy, Explained  (Gizmodo) – The irony of this is overwhelming….

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deal includes Neil Gaiman’s Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances for $1.99.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinsonfor $2.99. The Romance Daily Find is #scandal by Sarah Ockler for $1.99 (clever title!).

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Chasing Darkness: An Elvis Cole Novel by Robert Crais for $1.99.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan for $2.99.

(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.

Finds and Deals: Kindle Unlimited and Hisense Chromebook

hisense chromeTwo other deals for today:

Amazon is running a special valentine’s Day deal for 25% off the regular price of Kindle Unlimited. There are three choice for the length of membership:

  • 6 Months: $59.94 – Now $44.95
  • 12 Months: $119.88 – Now $89.91
  • 24 Months: $239.76 – Now $179.82

Kindle Unlimited (KU)  offers unlimited reading of over one million titles and thousands of audiobooks.  The deal ends February 13, 2016.KU works on any device, including the free reading app.

On Woot.com, one of today’s computer deals is a refurbished Hisense C11 11.6″ Chromebook for $89.99. The device features a Rockchip RK3288 Quad-Core, 16GB Internal Storage, 2GB Memory, 802.11ac, Bluetooth, with ChromeOS and even includes an HDMI port. There’s a review from Ars Technica here. This deal ends at 6am on February 12, 2016

Daily Links and Deals: Following Apple’s Move, Samsung Rolls Out Ad Blocking To Android Devices

daily_links_1Daily Links for Monday, February 1, 2016:

Following Apple’s Move, Samsung Rolls Out Ad Blocking To Android Devices (Techcrunch) – A welcome, but not unsurprising addition for Samsung phones.

From the Editor’s Desk: Android, airlines and what’s to come (Android Central) – It used to be that you were incommunicado during a flight. Not any more!

Shelve paperbacks in favour of E-books in schools? (BBC) – A look at where ebooks fit in the classroom.

Homeless People Lose Internet Access Over Illegal Downloads (Torrent Freak) – Disturbing story. Given the fact that  ISPs can now be held liable for infringement, we will probably be hearing more stories like this.

I bought my mom a Chromebook Pixel and everything is so much better now (The Verge) Great article that points of some of the benefits of the Chromebook.

Deals of the Day:

If you live in the UK, Amazon UK has Katherine by Anya Seton as a Daily Deal for £.99. (It is $9.99 here in the US, so it is a good deal!)

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deal includes The Magician’s Assistant by Ann Pachett for $1.99.

The Fire HD 10 is available for only $179.99. That’s a savings of $50.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu for $2.99. The Romance Daily Find is 31 Days by Marcia Gloster for $1.99.

B & N also has a great selection in their 500 Under $5 sale.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Dry A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs for $1.99.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Strong Enough by M. Leighton for $1.99.

(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.