Oct. 16: - 9 free books
The Poems of Walt Whitman:Vook Classics, by Walt Whitman, $0.00
"...His influential, groundbreaking style, although considered controversial when first published in the mid-1800s, is now revered as influencing modern poetry and the free-verse approach. This collection brings together some of his most powerful and memorable work, including his collections "Drum Taps" and "Chants Democratic." --from Product Description
I'm highlighting this, because Vook has announced they're not going to continue publishing e-books. Teleread.com received an email from them saying:
' "...… we’re ceasing to publish content and moving instead to extend our digital publishing platform, VookMaker, as far and wide as possible. It’s a one-stop cloud based tool that lets you create great looking digital books, distribute them to the marketplaces and track their sales." 'That doesn't mean what they've done so far won't be available but I wanted to call attention to it.
You can see by clicking here which Vook books are free at any time. Remember that the "Enhanced" ones are playable only on Apple apps and that any video/audio from Enhanced books will not be downloaded to the Kindle.
BRAINRUSH, a Thrille (Book One), by Richard Bard, 85 customer reviews, 4.8 stars $0.99
This has been a popular book at its regular price as part of promo packages and is discounted to $0.99 on a limited time basis.
"..."A terrifically entertaining thriller with three finely executed set pieces strung together with nice characterization..." --Publisher's Weekly
Click it to see what the daily deal book is, at any time.)
Dead and Berried (Gray Whale Inn Mysteries, No. 2), by Karen MacInerney, 18 customer reviews, 4.6 stars
Daily Deal until the end of Sunday 10/16:
Saturday's Price: $8.59
Sunday's Discount: $6.60
Sunday's Daily Deal Price: $1.99 (77% off)
"...a murderer is on the loose in the otherwise cozy oasis of Cranberry Island"..." --Amazon editor "...Her book Murder on the Rocks was selected as an Agatha nominee for Best First Novel." -- from About the Author
|Amazon's own ongoing listing of LIMITED-TIME OFFERS - Promos |
Amazon sorts these by Bestsellers first.
I've added a by Low-to-High pricing.
Editors' Picks: $1.99-$3.99 thru' October
|Free contemporary books: subsets|
Filters out excerpts, chapters, previews
US: by Last 30+ days Oct 2011
Publication Date Late-listed
UK: by PubDate Popular
LATEST DISCOUNTED Kindle books (some temporarily) -
Forum-thread starter RandomizeME cautions, "This thread is [only] for discounts and price drops that readers find from publishers." Another main finder is Emily Bronte.
Some lower priced highlights from the thread [bracketed info is from me]
(The highlighted Brainrush was an alert by S. Myers.)
Alert from Emily Bronte
The Land of Later On by Anthony Weller for $2.99 [an AmazonEncore book with 4 high-ratings that seem to be from review-copies but it sounds interesting]
Alert from Miss Kitty In The City
Don't Tell by Karen Rose
Price dropped to $1.99 (from $4.99) [Publisher: Hachette, with many high ratings, "gripping as a cold hand on the back of one's neck, but tempered by lovable characters and a moving romance, this assured debut bodes well for Rose's future books" --Publishers Weekly
TEMPORARILY-Free Books: Alerts from the Amazon Kindle forums - via the tireless
NOTE: The alerts are quoted from Joyce's collecting of mostly temporarily-free books. They're
If, on this Home page listing (in orange), you see "MORE" books available,' Happy Reader "Joyce" says:
* CLICK at the bottom to get the REST of any long listing of free books *
Blood Red Rings (Dangerous Women & Desperate Men)
Author: Rick Mofina
Genre: Police Procedurals - Crime Anthology
DESCRIPTION: After 24 years of putting his life on the line, Officer Frank Harper sees it all tick down to one defining moment. Blood Red Rings is a soul-wrenching short story by former crime reporter and award-winning author Rick Mofina. Blood Red Rings is one of four gripping tales in his new crime anthology, DANGEROUS WOMEN & DESPERATE MEN.
*** [Many of the rest are Vook books - Note that Enhanced ones have video/audio only for Kindle Apple aps.]
Gluten-Free, Hassle-Free: Planning and Cooking Simple Gluten-Free Meals (Enhanced Version)
Author: Marlisa Brown
Genre: Gluten Free Cooking and Recipes
** Audio/Video content only available for iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touch devices. **
DESCRIPTION: A gluten-free diet isn't just for people with food allergies; it's a new way of eating that can benefit everyone. Download "Gluten-Free, Hassle-Free" now and discover tasty, easy-to-make, and entirely gluten-free recipes for your busy life. This complete digital guide will focus on memorable meal ideas that you can do quickly and without much practice. You'll also get gluten-free cooking tips that will come in handy, whether you're transitioning to gluten-free for health, weight loss, or allergies. This Vook helps you prepare a gluten-free kitchen and terrific recipes from stuffed Arepas to Blackened Mahi Mahi. Tips and nutritional facts throughout support each meal idea.
MORE... ( 7 more books: Click on "MORE" just below)
Route of Death - The Last Sacrifice of WWII
Author: Bjorn Hagberg
Genre: History - ABC News
** Audio/Video content only available for iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touch devices. **
DESCRIPTION: Do you know which nautical catastrophe was significantly more deadly than the Titanic? In "Route of Death: The Last Sacrifice of WWII," the stories of 20,000 souls who lost their lives in the Baltic Sea at the end of WWII is brought to light at last in a highly engaging format. Download it now and dive into this gripping and little-known historical event through an unforgettable combination of text and photos. In this Vook you'll join a thrilling expedition into the past and explore three separate wrecks at the bottom of the Baltic, revealing traces of the tens of thousands of lost civilian lives. You'll discover the sunken ships and personal belongings of those who perished, and experience firsthand accounts of the tragedy from survivors. You'll also get fascinating analysis from the author, experts, and historians, examining the circumstances and remnants of the attack.
Metamorphosis: Vook Classics
Author: Franz Kafka
DESCRIPTION: German salesmen Gregor Samsa wakes one morning to find he has inexplicably transformed into a giant insect. So begins one of Franz Kafka's most popular and enduring novellas. Originally published in 1915, "Metamorphosis" is still widely read and studied across the world, embodying the eerie blend of the absurd and the real for which the author has become known.
EDIT TO ADD:
The Tale of Peter Rabbit: Vook Classics
Offered by Vook
Genre: Fiction Classic
DESCRIPTION: The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a children's book written by Beatrix Potter that follows mischievous and disobedient young Peter Rabbit as he is chased about the garden of Mr. McGregor. He escapes and returns home to his mother who puts him to bed after dosing him with camomile tea. The tale was written for five-year-old Noel Moore, son of Potter's former governess Annie Carter Moore, in 1893. It was revised and privately printed by Potter in 1901 after several publishers' rejections but was printed in a trade edition by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1902. The book was a success, and multiple reprints were issued in the years immediately following its debut. It has been translated into 36 languages and with 45 million copies sold it is one of the best-selling books of all time. This Vook version is enhanced with the illustrations by Virginia Albert which was originally published in 1916.
EDIT TO ADD: And here are  more Vook Fiction Classics ... Enjoy!
The Poems of Walt Whitman: Vook Classics
Even More Poems by Walt Whitman: Vook Classics
Gulliver's Travels: Vook Classics
Jane Eyre: Vook Classics '
[These are from Joyce's free-books alerts Sunday in the forums, 10/16 - late morning, 1 book; 10/16 - early morning, 8 books
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