My favorite Kindle e-book sale is back! KDD is the student deal (338 books up to 90% off each)
is any of 338 books “for students”, up to 90% off.
I put the “for students” in quotation marks, because that seems like a very loose definition for me…there is probably something here for just about anyone. After all, hopefully, we are still students of one kind or another, right?😉
I took a quick look back…it does look like they tend to do this in January. That’s sort of in the middle of a traditional school year, and they don’t need to (ever) clear out stock on e-books, so I’m not sure why…but I’m not going to look a gift course in the mouth.😉
Remember also that e-books can make great gifts! You can buy them now at the discount, and specify that they be delivered on the appropriate gift giving occasion. You can also have the e-mail sent to yourself, print it out, and wrap it, if you’d rather.
Something I also noticed as I started to look through these: very few, if any, are part of
So if I buy any, they are likely to be as gifts…but I may also put some on my wish list.
Here are some that caught my eye:
- The Associated Press Stylebook 2015 by Associated Press $1.99
- The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language by Melvyn Bragg $1.99
- Dark Winter: How the Sun Is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell by John L. Casey $2.99
- The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire by Susan P. Mattern $3.03
- Rethinking the Sales Force: Redefining Selling to Create and Capture Customer Value by John DeVincentis and Neil Rackham $1.99
- Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (Quick & Dirty Tips) by Mignon Fogarty $3.99
- Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition by Paul Scherz and Simon Monk $1.99
- Web Scraping with Python: Collecting Data from the Modern Web by Ryan Mitchell $5.49 (and lots of other O’Reilly books)
- Debugging Teams: Better Productivity through Collaboration by Brian W. Fitzpatrick and Ben Collins-Sussman $3.99
- The Innovator’s Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care by Clayton M. Christensen and Jerome H. Grossman M.D. $1.99
- Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present by Christian Sahner $2.99
- Python Playground: Geeky Projects for the Curious Programmer by Mahesh Venkitachalam $4.49
- Hello, Startup: A Programmer’s Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams by Yevgeniy Brikman $6.49
- The Murder of William of Norwich: The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe by E.M. Rose $4.99
- Principles of Quantum Mechanics, 2nd Edition by R. Shankar $4.84
- The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War: New Edition by Hew Strachan $5.99
- To Be Loved by Berry Gordy $2.99 (gift for a music fan?)
- Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath by Herbert Hoover and George H. Nash $1.99
- Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life by Sally G. McMillen $5.99
- Most Wanted Particle: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs, the Heart of the Future of Physics by Jon Butterworth
- The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust (The Oxford Series…by Lisa Moses Leff $5.99
- Arianna Huffington Shares the Secrets of Political Blogging Success: Making it in the Political Blogosphere by Tanni Haas $1.99
- Digital Filmmaking for Beginners A Practical Guide to Video Production by Michael Hughes $1.99
- Buying the Vote: A History of Campaign Finance Reform by Robert E. Mutch $4.99
- City Girls: The Nisei Social World in Los Angeles, 1920-1950 by Valerie J. Matsumoto $4.99
- The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London by Hannah Greig $3.99
- The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Genetic Mystery, a Lethal Cancer, and the Improbable Invention of a Lifesaving…by Jessica Wapner and Robert A. Weinberg $2.99
- Lies They Teach in School: Exposing the Myths Behind 250 Commonly Believed Fallacies by Herb Reich $1.99
- 101 Spy Gadgets for the Evil Genius 2/E by Brad Graham (and other Evil Genius books) $1.99
- The Art of Talking to Anyone: Essential People Skills for Success in Any Situation by Rosalie Maggio $1.99
- Flicker: Your Brain on MoviesNov 3, 2014 | Kindle eBook
by Jeffrey Zacks $3.99
- Aha!: The Moments of Insight that Shape Our World by William B. Irvine $2.99
- The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca by Emily Wilson $3.99
- The Forgotten Revolution: How Science Was Born in 300 BC and Why it Had to Be Reborn by Lucio Russo and Silvio (translator) Levy $4.99
- The Real Truth about Success: What the Top 1% Do Differently, Why They Won’t Tell You, and How You Can Do It…by Garrison Wynn $1.99
- The Art of Engagement: Bridging the Gap Between People and Possibilities by Jim Haudan $1.99
- The Conscious Brain: How Attention Engenders Experience (Philosophy of Mind) by Jesse J. Prinz $4.99
- Proceed, Sergeant Lamb by Robert Graves $1.99
- Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside by Alexander Avina $4.99
- The Political Economy of Violence against Women (Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations) by Jacqui True $4.99
- Eco-Tyranny: How the Left’s Green Agenda will Dismantle America by Brian Sussman $3.99
- Build Your Own Autonomous NERF Blaster: Programming Mayhem with Processing and Arduino by Bryce Bigger $1.99
- Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance After Valkyrie by Randall Hansen $3.99
- Survival of the Nicest: How Altruism Made Us Human and Why It Pays to Get Along by Stefan Klein and David Dollenmayer $1.99
Remember that this sale is just for today, and may not apply in your country: check the price before you click or tap that “Buy” button. All price are as of the time of writing.
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