My favorite Kindle sale: hundreds of books for students up to 90% off each

My favorite Kindle sale: hundreds of books for students up to 90% off each

Amazon has lots of ways to save us money on ebooks…I even listed

10 ways Amazon saves us money on e-books

back in 2013.

One of my favorites, though, is one they do from time to time…huge savings on books putatively for students, but there is likely to be something there just about anybody would want (student or not)

It’s today’s

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

That means that these are special prices for today (expect these books to cost more tomorrow)…and they may not apply in your country. As always, check the price before you click or tap that Buy button.

Also, this is a great opportunity to buy gifts! You can buy them now at these prices, and delay delivery until the appropriate gift giving occasion. E-books can be terrific small gifts…and big ones too, of course. 🙂

If you average five seconds per book (for some, you’ll skim over it…for others, you might look much more than five seconds making a decision), it would take you close to twenty minutes to look at this list. I’ll do it for you. 😉

Just kidding: I’m not going to list every book here, just the ones that caught my eye. I will go through the list myself…that’s going to be more for gifts than for me. As a happy

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

I’m less inclined to make an impulse buy of a book than I was in the past. I always have things I really want to read.

However, while you can gift Kindle Unlimited memberships, you obviously can’t gift books you borrow from KU (you borrow them, you don’t own them).

Here we go:

  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey (also KU)
  • Lies My Teacher Told Me:Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen
  • On Writing Well (30th Anniversary Edition) by William Zinsser
  • Brain Rules by John Medina
  • Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide by Alex Reinhart
  • Ignorance: How It Drives Science by Stuart Firestein
  • Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
  • Cybersecurity and Cyberwar by P. W. Singer and Allan Friedman
  • Stay the Rising Sun by Phil Keith
  • Hacking: The Art of Exploitation by Jon Erickson
  • Lean UX by John Gothell and Josh Seiden
  • Why Geography Matters More Than Ever by Harm de Blij
  • Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth by Mika Brzesinski
  • American History by Paul S. Boyer
  • Be a People Person by John C. Maxwell
  • The Hot Sea: The Startup CEO Guidebook by Dan Shapiro
  • Dealing with People You Can’t Stand by Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner
  • Emotional Vampires by Albert Bernstein
  • Point Made: How to Write Like the Nation’s Top Advocates by Ross Guberman
  • The Ultimate French Review and Practice by David Stillman
  • Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False by Thomas Nagel
  • Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney Lopez
  • The History of Jazz by Ted Gioia
  • APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish a Book by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch (KU)
  • Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know by Julia E. Sweig
  • Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution by Lawrence Polsky and Antoine Gerschel
  • Saigon Has Fallen by Peter Arnett (KU)
  • Thirteen: The Apollo Flight That Failed by Henry F.S. Cooper (KU)
  • Korean for Beginners by Henry J. Amen IV and Kyubong Park
  • Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea by Mark Blyth
  • The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkum
  • The 1910 Slocum Massacre by E.R. Billis
  • If the Universe is Teeming with Aliens…Where is Everybody? by Stephen Webb
  • Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching
  • The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media by Jose Van Dijck
  • The Language hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language by John H. McWhorter
  • Mad Madame Lalaurie by Victoria Cosne Love and  Loelei Shannon
  • Think Better by Tim Hurson
  • Think: Why You Should Question Everything by Guy P. Harrison
  • Merriam-Webster’s Advanced Learner’s Dictionary
  • Grammar Girl’s 101 Words to Sound Smart by Mignon Fogarty
  • The Plot Thickens: 8 Way to Bring Fiction to Life by Noah Lukeman
  • Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age by B. Jack Copeland
  • Vanishing Seattle by Clark Humphrey
  • They Say in Harlan County by Harlan Portelli
  • Los Angeles Television by Joel Tator
  • First Ladies: From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama by Betty Caroli
  • The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair by Bill Cotter and Bill Young
  • What to If a Bird Flies in the House and 72 Other Things You Ought to Know by Now by Elizabeth Nix and Elizabeth Hurchalla


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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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