Daily Links: Paying full price for your new phone is a good idea

daily_links_1Daily Links for day, January 10, 2016:

Paying full price for your new phone is a good idea (CNET)- This is a big change for a lot of people, but once you have tried it, you may not want to go back.

Bonaverde Plans To Reinvent The Way You Drink Coffee (Techcrunch) – Because, coffee…

Headphone makers quietly prepare for the iPhone 7 (The Verge) – Yet a third angle on this story: the headphone manufacturers themselves.

Deals of the Day:

The Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deal selection includes all four books in the The Warrior Chronicles series by K.F. Breene for $1.99 each.

And, as one of their Today’s Deals, Amazon has the 8GB  BLU Life One 4G LTE Smartphone – GSM Unlocked for $99 and the 16GB BLU Vivo Air LTE Smartphone – GSM Unlocked for $149.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How to Greet, Eat, and Tweet Your Way to Success by Barbara Pachter for $1.99. The Romance Daily Find is Watch the Wall, My Darling by Jane Aiken Hodge for $2.99.

The Kobo Daily Find is Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs for $1.99. And through 1/11/16, Kobo is still offering a New Reads for the New Year! Buy One, Get One FREE deal and one for 30% Off Sale on Select eBook Box Sets with Promo Code: BOX30. .

iTunes hasn’t added any new books to their Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 deals.

Today, the Google Play Books store is featuring 80% off the first books in the romance genre.

(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.)

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Over 8000 Harlequin Romance titles $1.99 Each

palmerWow! As if that last list wasn’t enough, I found more books on sale!  I am not sure whether it is a sale or a price slash, but right now, over 8000 Harlequin titles are available for just $1.99 each! That’s right, I said eight thousand! A quick browse shows a wide variety: Lines like Historicals, Intrigue, Harlequin Presents, Treasures, Blaze and more. There are also some of the vintage Harlequin titles included as well. There seems to be a bit of everything from vintage to paranormal, making this is a GREAT DEAL for romance readers! I have no idea how long these prices will last.

You can start browsing through the list here.

Book Deals of the Day

Fatal AffairAll those new e-readers and tablets usually mean that people are looking for content to fill them with. While I don’t generally post book sales, some days there are prices and titles that are too good not to mention. Today is one of those days.

Amazon has several in their Daily Deals today. First, they are offering over 80 romance titles from Harlequin and Carina Press.  For today only, these are $1.99 or less. Available titles include authors like Diana Palmer, Lauren Dane, Brenda Novak, Lynne Graham and B.J. Daniels.

For the Inspirational Daily Deal, there are  over 120 books from Jack Canfield’s Chicken Soup for the Soul series. For today only, these are $1.99 or less at both Amazon and Barnes and Noble. These books contain inspirational true stories that are intended to inspire, comfort and motivate.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Find of the Day is Nora Roberts A Will and a Way for $1.99. And, for a limited time, there is also a nice selection of Disney books (including Frozen) for $3.99 or less.

Kobo’s holiday sale is offering up to 70% off selected e-books and magazines. The Kobo sale offer is valid until January 5, 2015. 🙂

If you are an iBooks fan, Apple has you covered, too. There is a whole list of Bestsellers for $3.99 or less.

Daily Links: 90% of Public Libraries now lend e-books

From Digital Book World, American Library Association announces 90% of Public Libraries now lend e-books.

From a story in Publishers Weekly, Comixolgy to offer  DRM-free backup copies.

And a couple of e-book finds of the day from my TBR list in the Daily Deals: one of John Brunner’s fascinating SF titles, The Shockwave Rider, and, Midsummer Moon, a humoruous romance by Laura Kinsale (one with a hedgehog, no less!).

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.