Saturday, September 10, 2011

18 Free Kindle Books (9/9) + Newly Discounted Books Found by Forumners + Amzn Deals - UPDATES

NEWLY FREE AND DISCOUNTED KINDLE BOOKS DISCOVERED BY FORUM MEMBERS

Friday, 9/9: Early morning - 12 newly-free books; Afternoon - 2 more; Late evening - 4 more (total 18)


CK-12 Earth Science
, by CK-12 Foundation, 3 customer reviews, 5.0 stars, $0.00.
  These are permanently free, but many Kindle owners don't know about the series.   Note that this book is 26 megs, about 25 times larger than a regular novel, as it uses many images.  I downloaded this and it's an excellent, detailed intro to Earth Sciences.




Cat's Cradle
(Kurt Vonnegut series).
  Amazon just started a special on a Kurt Vonnegut series, with 18 of his books on sale for $3.99 through September 28.
  Here's the listing of his books/editions that are included in this sale.



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.)
  Friday, 9/9
  Barefoot: A Novel, by Elin Hilderbrand, 90 customer reviews, 4.1 stars
    Daily Deal until the end of Friday 9/9:
      Thursday's Price: $9.99
      Friday's Discount: $8.00
      Friday's Daily Deal Price: $1.99 (80% off)
"...story of three women, at pivotal points in their lives, who intersect at a small cabin in Nantucket."  Hilderbrand's sixth novel.  Hachette Book Group/Little, Brown and Company (2007)



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."
  9/8-9/9


TEMPORARILY-Free Books:  Alerts from the Amazon Kindle forums - via the amazing "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 9 - morning, 12 books; afternoon, 2 additional; Sept 9 - late evening, 4 more (total 18)


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:

12 Books [morning]...

Political Fallout: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "Political Fallout: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath" presents a focused exploration of the controversial actions that followed the attack. This concise digital volume hones in on the dynamics and triggers leading up to key domestic and foreign policy decisions. You will gain a clear understanding of the post-tragedy timeline, Bush Administration processes, and influences in and outside of Washington.

***

Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 Chapter Book
Author: L. Ron Hubbard

DESCRIPTION: A towering masterwork of science fiction adventure and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time. L. Ron Hubbard's Battlefield Earth opens with breaktaking scope on an Earth dominated for 1,000 years by an alien invader and man is an endangered species. From the handful of surviving humans a courageous leader emerges, Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, who challenges the invincible might of the alien Psychlo empire in a battle of epic scale.

***

Summer of Fire (Yellowstone series)
Author: Linda Jacobs

DESCRIPTION: It is 1988, and Yellowstone Park is on fire. Among the thousands of summer warriors battling to save America's crown jewel, is single mother Clare Chance. Having just watched her best friend, a fellow Texas firefighter, die in a roof collapse, she has fled to Montana to try and put the memory behind her. She's not the only one fighting personal demons as well as the fiery dragon threatening to consume the park. There's Chris Deering, a Vietnam veteran helicopter pilot, seeking his next adrenaline high and a good time that doesn't include his wife, and Ranger Steve Haywood, a man scarred by the loss of his wife and baby in a plane crash. They rally around Clare when tragedy strikes yet again, and she loses a young soldier to a firestorm. Three flawed, wounded people; one horrific blaze. Its tentacles are encircling the park, coming ever closer, threatening to cut them off. The landmark Old Faithful Inn and Park Headquarters at Mammoth are under siege, and now there's a helicopter down, missing, somewhere in the path of the conflagration. And Clare's daughter is on it.

  MORE... ( 9 more books: Click just below on "MORE")
*****

Plotting the Attacks: Al Qaeda from 1993 to 2001: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "Plotting the Attacks: Al Qaeda from 1993 to 2001: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath" presents a focused exploration of the plot that led to the devastating attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. This concise digital volume tracks the evolution of Al-Qaeda's plans from organization formation to the idea and execution. You will gain a clear understanding of organization roles, training, and financing.

***

Al-Qaeda from 2001 to Today: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "Al-Qaeda from 2001 to Today: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath"" offers a focused exploration of the group most synonymous with large-scale international terrorism in the 21st century. This concise digital volume tracks the post 9/11 strength and leadership of Al-Qaeda throughout the world. With this Brief History, you'll examine Al-Qaeda's restructuring, its global influence, and also its plan to resurrect a unified Islamic State.

***

Debunking Conspiracy Theories: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "Debunking Conspiracy Theories: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath"" presents a focused exploration of the most common conspiracy theories born of that tragedy. This concise digital volume casts a critical eye on each theory and provides supporting evidence to address each assertion. Behind each theory is a fascinating study of our human need to question, probe, and make sense of the unfathomable. Each analysis provides valuable insight into the timeline of events and key players in the attacks on September 11, 2001.

***

Al-Qaeda from 1988 to September 11: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "Al-Qaeda from 1988 to September: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath" offers a focused exploration of the terror group in its critical formative years. This concise digital volume tracks the pre-9/11 strength and leadership of Al-Qaeda throughout the world, as well as Al-Qaeda's early operatives, and missions.

***

The Bush Administration: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "The Bush Administration: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath" presents a focused exploration of White House decisions and dynamics before and after the attack. This concise digital volume hones in on the Administration's preparedness, relations, and shifts in policy. You will gain a clear understanding of attack timeline, intelligence, and organization in and outside of Washington.

***

September 11 in New York: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "September 11 in New York: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath" presents a detailed timeline of the events that unfolded on that tragic day, from multiple New York perspectives. This concise digital volume gives you a sense of the civilian experience on the ground and the victims' plight in and around the towers. You'll examine the behind-the-scenes efforts of government officials, rescue heroes and media coverage of the event. With this Brief History, you can appreciate the full magnitude of the event, putting years of reports and tributes into context.

***

September 11's Legacy: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "9/11's Impact and Legacy: A Brief History"" presents a focused look at how the attacks consumed and forever changed a nation. This concise digital volume examines the immediate devastation and the days that followed from civilian and political perspectives. It also tracks the net effect of the tragedy up to present day, documenting efforts to protect, rebuild, and remember.

***

Constructing the World Trade Center: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "Constructing the World Trade Center: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath" presents a comprehensive look at the life of the iconic city structure. This compact digital compendium helps you track the massive human effort to plan and build the WTC. You'll explore the dramatic history behind the news images and Hollywood aerial shots.

***

Al-Qaeda's Leadership: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "Al-Qaeda's Leadership: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath" offers a focused exploration of the terror group's key players. This concise digital volume tracks the strength and influence of Al-Qaeda throughout the world, as well as Al-Qaeda's early operatives and missions.

*** [Added in afternoon]

The World Reacts: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath
Author: Vook

DESCRIPTION: "The World Reacts: 9/11 Early Signs and Aftermath" presents a focused exploration of the international community's response on the heels of the tragedy. This concise digital volume hones in on military and non-military support and opposition from around the globe. You will gain a clear understanding of the evolution of public perception over time, and the shifts in dynamics as allies became adversaries and vice versa. From "Freedom Fries" to Colin Powell's U.N. presentation, this Brief History will provide context to some of the enduring international dynamics of today.

***

The Life of Abraham Lincoln (Optimized for Kindle)
Author: Henry Ketcham

DESCRIPTION: A book about the life of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, who was an outspoken opponent of the expansion of slavery and a political leader in the western states.

*** [The next 4 were added, late evening]

Traitor Blade - Book Two
Author: Richard Crawford

FYI: If interested, Traitor Blade - Book One is $0.99

DESCRIPTION: The battle for the throne of Valderon has begun. Court politics have turned deadly. As plots unfurl, Edouard and Mariette find themselves on opposite sides, each caught in a fight against a ruthless enemy. Moved like pawns on a shadowed chessboard, unaware they are being played by a hidden master, and hunted by a creature of shadow that steals men's souls. Blinded by grief, Mariette plays a dangerous and seductive game. She is driven by the desire for revenge and a mother's instinct to protect her children. Believing herself betrayed, she will act without pity or scruple. In the vicious stew of court politics motives are unclear and ever suspect. Edouard plays both betrayed and betrayer. He blunders and learns too late, there is more to the concept of honor than skill at arms and bloody-minded bravery. Love and honour are lost with each twist of betrayal, and soon more than hearts and pride are at stake. By the end lives will stand at risk and trust itself will become an act of bravery.

***

Work From Home - Choose Smart & Live the Dream
Author: Christine Sutherland

DESCRIPTION: With job security diminishing by the day, and families struggling under the stress of modern-day living, it seems everyone's dream is to work from home. Yet an actual job worked from home is no more secure than any other job, and it's estimated that over 90% of work from home or home business advertisements are scams or linked to scams. This book details obvious and less obvious steps people can take to protect themselves, and to ensure they make the best choice possible from the 4 different ways to make money from home, choosing an option which is viable, which fits in with their lifestyle, and which has the best chance of being lucrative.

***

A Stranger in the Family (Book 1: Bardville Trilogy) (Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy)
Author: Patricia McLinn

DESCRIPTION: A sexy, intriguing stranger arrives unexpectedly at her Wyoming ranch, threatening the one thing Cambria protects more fiercely than her heart - her family. Bodie's discovery that he fathered a son 17 years ago starts a search that leads him to the warm and welcoming Weston family. But his response to one member of the family is far more than he ever expected. The sparks between him and Cambria are real and so is the danger to his hopes for their future if she finds out why he's really in Wyoming.

***

Foiled Again
Author: Carol Marlene Smith

DESCRIPTION: (5000 word Short Story) John Lindstrom finds himself in a peck of trouble when he leaves the bar with a hot brunette with violet eyes. He and his girlfriend, Marge have just had another disagreement so John has been drinking his troubles away. But he is filled with guilt after he chooses to spend another night with the hot brunette instead of with his girlfriend. Then John discovers something so despicable to him that he can't even stand to be with himself. He hides out on the way to his apartment because he believes that everyone that looks at him will know it too. When John's girlfriend, Marge calls to ask his forgiveness, it is almost too much for him to bear. Finally he decides to face his girlfriend, but when she tells him what she wants from him, he becomes literally sick. John refuses her request and she leaves. He takes her calm acceptance to mean that she is very angry with him and may never speak to him again. Finally he finds a note from her that explains everything. '



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