Today’s KDD: another Kindle Daily Mega-Deal…$1.99 each for top-rated books

Today’s KDD: another Kindle Daily Mega-Deal…$1.99 each for top-rated books

Part of my morning routine is to look at the

Kindle Daily Deal (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*)

It’s one of many ways that Amazon saves us money on e-books (I listed 10 ways Amazon saves us money on e-books a couple of years ago).

I do that in the Maxthon browser (my preferred browser) on my

Kindle Fire HDX (at AmazonSmile)

As a

Kindle Unlimited (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*)

member, it’s quite unlikely that I’ll buy one when I see it…even at $1.99 or a huge discount (or both).

Why do I look?

Part of it is for you. I want to alert you to great deals…I think it’s one of the things I can do with this blog that helps people.

The other thing is for gifts…both for me to give a gift to someone else (you can delay delivery until the appropriate occasion) and for me (by adding books to Amazon Wish List so friends and family can get the oy of buying me books). 🙂

When I see that there are several books at the top instead of just one, that’s exciting! It sometimes indicate a broad range sale of fifty or so titles.

That was the case recently with books by guests of The Daily Show…and it’s true today for “Top-Rated Reads: Novels, Nonfiction, and More”.

My guess is that the TDS thing was sort of spur of the moment, and this one was already planned.

I’m impressed with today’s list! Titles (and there are 73) include:

  • Ask the Dust by John Fante
  • The Son by Phillipp Meyer
  • I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson
  • Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (yes, you can get free versions…this is the Edith Grossman translation)
  • The Crusades by Thomas Asbridge
  • Mossad by Michael Bar-Zohar
  • Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson
  • Clara’s War by Clara Kramer
  • What Do Women Want? by Daniel Bergner
  • Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks
  • My Year with Eleanor by Noelle Hancock
  • Thy Neighbor’s Wife by Gay Talese
  • I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead by Crystal Zevon (about Warren Zevon)
  • Higgs Discovery by Lisa Randall
  • John Lennon by Philip Norman
  • Missing Mom by Joyce Carol Oates
  • The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit by Lucette Lagnado
  • Being Wrong by Kathryn Schultz
  • A Widow’s Story by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Brotherhood of Warriors by Aaron Cohen
  • Little Bird of Heaven by Joyce Carol Oates
  • The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofar
  • Cyber War by Richard A. Clarke
  • The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Unless by Carol Shields
  • Tubes by Andrew Blum
  • The Arrogant Years by Lucette Lagnado
  • Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Lisa Randall
  • Together Tea by Marjan Kamali
  • Restoration by Olaf Olafsson
  • Who’s in Charge? by Michael Gazzaniga
  • I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons
  • The Gravedigger’s Daughter by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Mind of the Raven by Bernd Heinrich
  • The Story of the Jews by Simo Schama
  • Londoners by Craig Taylor
  • Mick Jagger by Philip Noman
  • The Astor Orphan by Alexandra Aldrich
  • The Basic Eight by Daniel Handler
  • Fire Season by Philip Connors
  • Kind of Kin by Rilla Askew
  • Molto Gusto by Mario Batali
  • Keep the Change by Stev Dublanica
  • A Ship Made of Paper by Scott Spencer
  • An Appetite for Wonder by Richard Dawkins
  • Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt
  • Terror in the Name of God by Jessica Stern
  • The House on First Street by Julia Reed
  • Ted Williams, My Father by Claudia Williams
  • The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty by Buster Olney
  • Alone Together: My Life with J. Paul Gety by Theodora Getty Gastn
  • Winter World by Bernd Heinrich
  • Dust to Dust by Benjamin Busch
  • Dinner by Jenny Rosenstrach
  • House Rules by Rachel Sontag
  • Why We Run  by Bernd Heinrich
  • Auschwitz: A History by Sybille Steinbacher
  • The Road to Woodstock by Michael Lang
  • Letters to Jackie by Ellen Fitzpatrick
  • Man in the Woods by Scott Spencer
  • Unbelievable by Stacy Horn
  • Denial by Jessica Stern
  • The American Future by Simon Schama
  • Middle Age: A Romance by Joyce Carol Oates
  • An Eagle Named Freedom by Jeff Guidry
  • Red to Black by Alex Dryden

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* I am linking to the same thing at the regular Amazon site, and at AmazonSmile. When you shop at AmazonSmile, half a percent of your purchase price on eligible items goes to a non-profit you choose. It will feel just like shopping at Amazon: you’ll be using your same account. The one thing for you that is different is that you pick a non-profit the first time you go (which you can change whenever you want)…and the good feeling you’ll get. :) Shop ’til you help! :) 

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the I Love My Kindle blog. To support this or other blogs/organizations, buy  Amazon Gift Cards from a link on the site, then use those to buy your items. There will be no cost to you, and a benefit to them.

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