Sunday, May 13, 2012

Sunday's Kindle Daily Deal is the Gold Box deal: 20 novels made into films. 99c each.  Also, huge discounts on many popular books are highlighted in alerts from the forums

Sunday's Kindle Deal: "20 great novels that inspired movies" are $0.99 each on Kindle for the rest of this Sunday.

The usual Kindle Daily Deal link for Sunday takes you then to today's Gold Box Daily Deal.  It also serves to make more people aware of the daily Gold Box deal, I imagine.

Also, this is a reminder that's posted every few weeks for those new and olde to this site because there are many new visitors each day here who've never seen some of the subsets of free or bargain books available for searching and who wouldn't know about the several ongoing Amazon Kindle deals.

A SLEW OF RECENT HUGE DISCOUNTS on Kindle book (some or most, temporarily, as promos), at kdisc0513:

There is an unusual number of highly-regarded books normally priced at $8 to $12 showing up at a price of $0.99 over the last few days.

I checked just now and saw that the ones I clicked on, which were announced starting May 8, are still being sold at the lower rate.  I'm calling attention to those today.

My link above will start you from May 8th, in a huge thread that started eons ago, but you can of course go backwards in the thread, and Amazon will keep track of the last page you read in that message thread.

If you'd like to browse for current free books (especially non-classics) or lower-cost offerings from Amazon that are available on an ongoing basis (although the books themselves go off-sale quite quickly) but which newer visitors will not have seen before, here's some light browsing:

Links to Free Kindle Books - Non-Classics - available today
April 2012  May 2012, included in the sorting by:
   Publication Date   Bestselling

   Amazon's Limited Time Free Promos

UKPublication Date   Popular

Most Popular Free K-Books:
  U.S. & Int'l (although NOT UK):
     Top 100 free
     Top 100 free

Free Kindle Books Guide
One of the most visited pages on this blog is the general Free Kindle Books Guide

Top 100 free Android apps, for Kindle Fire owners (who should check out the free app of the day each day)

PRIME Lending Library - borrowing books
  In the forums, I've found some who did not know that with the Prime membership,  which gets you free 2-day shipping on almost all of Amazon's own items (not so much 3rd party Marketplace items),  you not only have access to about 15,000 no-add'l-cost streaming videos, you can also borrow one Kindle book per calendar month, from a choice of over 145,000 now, without dealing with waiting times or due-dates.

's Lending Library:
     How to Browse or search the now voluminous List
        Note:  When you borrow a Prime library book,
              you do this from your Kindle, at the Kindle's Kindle Store

                and not from the Amazon web pages.
        The BIG RED $0.00 you see on the product page for "Prime" cost
        means it's $0.00 to Borrow it, from the Kindle,
        and I wish that would be made clearer.

Non-Classics under $1:
  Highly rated, under $1
  Amazon's specific mostly 99c Kindle Books page

And then there's the Kindle Daily Deal that changes each night, at around midnight.

There are also the monthly Kindle book deals, with 100 Editors' Choices priced at $1.99-$3.99.

Ongoing or completed but informative popular discussions   (See Kindle Forums for more.)
  . Pros and Cons on WSJ report that the Justice Dept is looking at e-book price collusion
  . Are you sorry you bought a Fire?
  . Kindle touch or Kindle Keyboard
  . Kindle Fire for nonTech person?
  . Kindle Fire Keyboard.. Anyone else having issues?
  . Any happy Kindle Touch owners?
  . Kindle Fire video on airplane compared with iPad video, a tense thread :-)
  . Got my Fire!
  . Feel like almost crying - Kindle loss and personalizing Kindles - lighthearted
  . Unusual calls from Amazon because of forum posts
  . Personal docs now sendable to individual Kindles again
  . To Avoid Confusion, Please Use the Official Product Names in Forum" [entertaining]
  . Discussion of geographic restrictions on digital purchases
  . Discount-alert books discussed on separate message thread
  . What have been your favorite public domain books that are not so well known?
  . Best "Free" books you've read (many are no longer free, however).
  . Highly recommended Indie authors
  . Unique Uses of Kindles

Other current forum threads that might interest some
Public Library Lending questions at the forums, and Lendle's Kindle borrowing
  . How many e-books does your public library have?
  . Public librarians: what has been your Kindle/Overdrive experience?

The shortcut (link) is

  Help from other customers 24/7
  Also, if you need especially fast response to a problem you're having, the Kindle Community Forums are especially helpful, with Kindle owners willing to help and very knowledgeable, so that you can find an answer 24/7 quite often, worldwide.

Kindle-Edition subscribers of this blog, who get, on their Kindles, the most-recent 25 Kindleworld blog postings at any time, who've never visited the web page, might want to stop by briefly (Link:, to take a look at the right-hand column that holds earlier articles that can answer questions that many have had about any of the Kindle models, older or newer, plus info on how to make use of the many features not often described or publicized.  You can use Menu/Article Mode for eInk readers or use Reading View (eyeglasses icon) with Kindle Fire to see these in readable format.
  Thanks for visiting, either here, or via the Kindle edition, and for the helpful comments I get to blog items or in email.

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