Monday, September 12, 2011

32 Free Kindle Books (9/12) + Newly Discounted Books Found by Forumners + Amzn Deals - UPDATED


Monday, 9/12: Morning - 8 newly-free books; Evening - 24 more (total 32)

The Murder at the Vicarage (Agatha Christie Mysteries Collection), by Agatha Christie, 39 customer reviews, 4.2 stars, $0.00

Published by HarperCollins, this was the first novel to feature Miss Marple

A Killing Tide
(Columbia River Thriller), by R.J. Alderman, 41 customer reviews, 4.7 stars, $0.99

NY Times Bestseller.   "The plot twists and turns like a fishing line in a rip tide." -- New Mystery Reader

Kindle Daily Deal (Often U.S. only, unfortunately)
  (The Daily Deal link above changes at MIDNIGHT each day.
      Click it to see what the daily deal book is, at any time.)

  Monday, 9/12
  The Last Worthless Evening: Four Novellas and Two Short Stories, by Andre Dubus,

    Daily Deal until the end of Monday 9/12:
      Sunday's Price: $9.99
      Monday's Discount: $8.00
      Monday's Daily Deal Price: $1.99 (80% off)

  "[Dubus’s] power is ominous and genuine." -- Vanity Fair
  "Dubus is the sort of writer who instructs the heart, and he ought to be discovered by any number of readers." — The Atlantic Monthly "

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.
Games: 99c games thru' Sept 12
Editors' Picks: $1.99-$3.99   thru' September
Free contemporary books: subsets
Filters out excerpts, chapters, previews
US:  by Last 30+ days  Sept 2011
   Publication Date   Late-listed
   Bestselling   High-ratings

UK:  by PubDate   Popular

Other ongoing forum threads that might interest some

  . Discount-alert books discussed on separate message thread (Newer)
  . 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

LATEST DISCOUNTED Kindle books (some temporarily) forum thread:
  Forum-thread starter RandomizeME includes a caution that it's not a book promotion thread for authors or for posts about indies or free books either.  "The thread is for discounts and price drops that readers [many, but especially Emily Bronte] find for books from publishers."

TEMPORARILY-Free Books:  Alerts from the Amazon Kindle forums - via the tireless "Happy Reader" Joyce, who is constantly on the lookout on behalf of forum members.

  NOTE: The alerts below are quoted as they appear in Joyce's collecting of newly and mostly temporarily-free books just released and are *not* books I've seen and are *not* recommendations by this blog -- this is a daily report of very popular forum alerts.   The eBooks will become no longer free within days, usually - sometimes, hours.  Thanks to Joyce for gathering and organizing all these for us.

Sept 12 - morning, 8 books; Sept 12 - evening, 24 more (total 32)

If, on this Home page listing (in orange), you see "MORE" books available,
* CLICK at the bottom to get the REST of any long listing of free books *

' Happy Reader "Joyce" says:

Saving for Retirement without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery
Author: Gail MarksJarvis
Genre: Business - Finances - Retirement Planning - Personal Taxes

DESCRIPTION: Leading financial columnist MarksJarvis presents the everyman's guide to saving for retirement. The idea of navigating the world of 401Ks and Roth IRAs leaves many people scared, cold, or both. This book will help reduce the confusion, anxiety and avoidance that many people associate with saving for retirement. Informed by thousands of calls and emails from readers over the years, MarksJarvis understands exactly what people want and need to know about managing their personal finances. Here, she provides guidance and answers common questions in an organized and reader-friendly style. Readers will learn how to calculate what they'll need for their nest egg, how to open an IRA, make sense of mutual funds and when to consult a financial advisor. Sensible-but not stuffy-this book will convince young people to start saving now, and will help ensure that panicked middle-aged readers will not be spending their golden years in the poor house.


Genes, Chromosomes, and Disease: From Simple Traits, to Complex Traits, to Personalized Medicine (FT Press Science)
Author: Nicholas Wright Gillham
Genre: Science - Genetics

DESCRIPTION: This readable overview covers the rise of medical genetics through the past century, and the eugenic impulses it has inspired. Nicholas Gillham reviews the linkages between genes and disease; ethnic groups' differential susceptibility to genetic traits and disorders; personalized medicine; and crucial social and ethical issues arising from the field's progress

  MORE... ( 30 more books: Click just below on "MORE")

Investing in People: Financial Impact of Human Resource Initiatives
Author: Wayne Cascio
Genre: Business - Human Resources

DESCRIPTION: Investing in People introduces a breakthrough approach to Human Resources (HR) measurement that systematically aligns HR investments with organizational goals and helps make HR the true strategic partner it needs to be. Wayne F. Cascio and John W. Boudreau show exactly how to choose, implement, and use metrics to improve decision-making, optimize organizational effectiveness, and maximize the value of HR investments. You'll master crucial foundational principles such as risk, return, and economies of scale-and use them to evaluate investments objectively in everything from work/life programs to training. Cascio and Boudreau also introduce powerful ways to integrate HR with enterprise strategy and budgeting and for gaining commitment from business leaders outside the HR function.


Prayer Begins with Relationship (Breakthrough Prayer: Studies for Small Groups)
Author: Cynthia Bezek
Genre: Religious - Inspirational - Bible Study

DESCRIPTION: Connection and communication are vital in relationships, but what about in your relationship with God? Is it more of a duty than a delight? In this 6-session Bible study, the first in a series from Pray! Resources, you'll discover greater joy and intimacy in your most important relationship.


Tailgating Cookbook
Offered by: Gooseberry Patch
Genre: Cookbook - 20 Favorite Game-Day Recipes

DESCRIPTION: Get a taste of Gooseberry Patch in this collection of over 20 favorite game-day recipes! From high-school homecoming to the big bowl, parked at the stadium or right in front of your TV, Gooseberry Patch Tailgating will help you throw the winningest party of the season! Tackle those appetites with Touchdown Taco Dip, Running-Back Stuffed Mushrooms and more!


Vanquished (Victorian Romance)
Author: Hope Tarr
Genre: Historical Fiction

DESCRIPTION: Known as The Maid of Mayfair for her unassailable virtue, unwavering resolve, and quiet dignity, suffragette leader, Caledonia -Callie - Rivers is the perfect counter for detractors' portrayal of the women as rabble rousers, lunatics, even whores. But a high-ranking enemy within the government will stop at nothing to ensure that the Parliamentary bill to grant the vote to females dies in the Commons - including ruining the reputation of the Movement's chief spokeswoman. After a streak of disastrous luck at the gaming tables threatens to land him at the bottom of the Thames, photographer Hadrian St. Claire reluctantly agrees to seduce the beautiful suffragist leader and then use his camera to capture her fall from grace. Posing as the photographer commissioned to make her portrait for the upcoming march on Parliament, Hadrian infiltrates Callie's inner circle. But lovely, soft-spoken Callie hardly fits his mental image of a dowdy, man-hating spinster. And as the passion between them flares from spark to full-on flame, Hadrian is the one in danger of being vanquished.


The Murder at the Vicarage (Agatha Christie Mysteries Collection)
Author: Agatha Christie
Genre: Fiction - Mystery

DESCRIPTION: The Murder at the Vicarage is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club in October 1930 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year. The UK edition retailed at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6) and the US edition at $2.00. It is the first novel to feature the character of Miss Marple although the character had previously appeared in short stories published in The Royal Magazine and The Story-Teller Magazine starting in December 1927. These earlier stories would later appear in book form in The Thirteen Problems in 1932.


Microsoft Powerpoint: The How-To Guide
Author: Vook
Genre: Computer - Business

DESCRIPTION: Wish you could put together high quality presentations on the fly? To outshine your competition in business today, you'll need to know how to do that and more. Download "Microsoft PowerPoint: The How-To Guide" now and learn to navigate PowerPoint with ease and mastery in no time. The ability to create and edit PowerPoint presentations efficiently can make or break an event. Whether you're in business or education, this guide will be your go-to resource. 8 interactive chapters arm you with essential PowerPoint tips and tricks.


Spying in High Heels (High Heels Mysteries)
** This book was previously offered in 2010, updated for editing issues on August 30, 2010. I placed a call to Amazon and a ticket has been created to determine the problem for 3 issues of the same book with 3 different ASIN numbers. For those of you that ordered for the first time on 09-12, the book you downloaded is OK with no problems. Confusing ... Yes, but the problem is now in the process of being handled by Amazon to clear the confusion. **


Force and Restraint in Strategic Deterrence: A Game-Theorist's Perspective

The Death Clock - a short story

Dragon's Pupils - The Sword Guest

Morning Mist of Blood (Buck McDivit Mysteries)

Breathless: Book One of the Jason and Azazel Trilogy

Wicked Science: 5 Short Works

Decision LZ1527

Goddamn Redneck Surfer Zombies (Fiction Friday)

Rice Eyes: Enlightenment in Dogen's Kitchen


The Emerald Talisman (Talisman Series, Book 1)

Memories: a Record of Personal Experience and Adventure During Four Years of War

From Within



Scream Angel

Sinkhole: A Short Story

The Four Towers of Alacantar : Episode 1 (Third Age of Timare)

A Selection of Meats and Cheeses|

The Penal Colony

Core Values


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