Sunday Daily Deals: $2.99 ebook deals

one_secondDeals of the Day for Sunday, September 25,  2016:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes a selection of dark reads for stormy nights for only $2.99 each.

In Today’s Deals, a VIZIO SB3821-C6 38-Inch 2.1 Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer (Certified Refurbished) and up to 50% off NYDJ clothing.

Amazon also has the Kindle for Kids Bundle with the latest Kindle E-reader, cover and a 2-Year Worry-Free Guarantee for $100.

Amazon has now released the Echo a second color. You can pre-order the Echo now to get it in white. It will be available on September 28, 2016. 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 Rivals of the Republic: The Blood of Rome Book 1 by Annelise Freisenbruch. The Romance Daily Find is Love, Chocolate, and Beer (Cactus Creek, #1) by Violet Duke.

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

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Mind Gym: Achieve More by Thinking Differently by Sebastian Bailey, Octavius Black. The Extra Daily Deal is Forgotten Sins (Sin Brothers Book 1) by Rebecca Zanetti.

Also, select non-fiction titles at the Kobo store for 99 cents until September 26th.

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 September 23, 2016 – now delayed to September 30, 2016.)

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD & Gene Stone.

Google Books is having a One-Day Sale. Snag top titles 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.

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Daily Links and Deals: Why does using a period in a text message make you sound insincere or angry?

daily_links_1Today, a look at what people read into using a period in a text message. Also, the Library of Congress has been hacked, perusing 50 years of Star Trek lawsuits and a librarian hands out books at the RNC convention. Today’s deals feature up to 50 off on Logitech PC accessories and a refurbished Vizio soundbar.

Daily Links for Tuesday, July 19, 2016:

Library of Congress wracked by DNS attack (FCW)  The website seems to be still intermittently down.

Why does using a period in a text message make you sound insincere or angry? (The Conversation) Grammar versus the norm and what it says about you. I wonder how long before using punctuation in texts becomes a tell-tale sign of your age, like using two spaces after a period does now….

The Pleads Of The Many: 50 Years of Star Trek Lawsuits (Trademark and Copyright Law) An interesting piece on Star Trek lawsuit history.

This Librarian Handing Out Books At The RNC Wants To “Make America Read Again” (Bustle) I have got to admit that this is an interesting approach to getting people to read.

Deals of the Day: 

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes Drinking Closer to Home: A Novel by Jessica Anya Blau.

In Today’s Deals, get up to 50% off select Logitech PC accessories, including mice and keyboards. Also, a Vizio refurbished 38″ soundbar and MEE audio M7P Secure-Fit Sports In-Ear Headphones with Mic, Remote, and Universal Volume Control.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find includes a number of travel guides in the “Rough Guides” series. The Romance Daily Find is Test Drive by Marie Harte.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Duke of My Heart: A Season for Scandal (Book 1) by Kelly Bowen. The Extra Daily Deal is The Bookseller A Novel by Cynthia Swanson.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The Empty Chair by Jeffery Deaver.

If you enjoy YA books, Google Books has a collection of Teen Reads Under $5.

(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: Is the Term ‘Mobile First’ Becoming Outmoded?

daily_links_1Today we have stories on  iPhones, Chromecast, Mac Books, and telescopes. There are also stories about the current mobile first philosophy and a look at how our TV sets are being reinvented. And in the deals department,  you can get The Host by Stephanie Meyer for $3.99

Daily Links for day, March 20, 2016:

Everything Apple announced at today’s iPhone SE event (Quartz) All the news about the baby iPhone new iPhone, ipads and other news from the Apple event.

The Joy of Owning an Eight-Year-Old MacBook (Gizmodo) With all the fuss over all the new Apple tech, I found this amusing.

Eye to the sky: Austin Public Library now offers a pair of telescopes for checking out the night skies (Austin Daily Herald) Big +1 for this library. Great tool for learning!

Google rebrands its Chromecast app to Google Cast to reflect expansion to more devices, including speakers (Techcrunch) It’s not just for the Chromecast anymore. And, Vizio is making TVs and soundbars that work with it. And in the Deals department: Star Trek novels!

Is the Term ‘Mobile First’ Becoming Outmoded? (ReCode)Is it really mobile first or do we need to optimize for all platforms?

REMOTE, CONTROLLED: How Vizio and Google radically reinvented the TV (The Verge) Having had a ROKU box go belly up because of a wifi remote problem, I am not sure about this one…

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deals includes Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica for $1.99.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Coup de Foudre by Ken Kalfus for $1.99.The Romance Daily Find is Dragon Fall (Dragon Fall Series #1) by Katie MacAlister for $1.99.

Barnes and Noble is promoting James Patterson’s new BOOKSHOTS series, all-new, original stories that feature a “cinematic storytelling experience” in 150 pages. The stories include favorite characters  like Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and the Women’s Murder Club.  They are available for pre-order now.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving for $1.99.

In other deals, continuing through March 28, Kobo is still featuring bestsellling memoirs for $2.99 and under.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The Host by Stephanie Meyer for $3.99. An adult sci-fi novel by the author of Twilight. This is one of my personal favorites. ♥  Amazon , Kobo and Barnes and Noble have this one too!

Google has a selection of Limited Time deals starting at 99 cents. Lots of Star Trek novels in this lot, if you are interested. 🙂

(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.