Today’s KDD: “popular best sellers”

Today’s KDD: “popular best sellers”

In a recent post

Recent price drops…and do you still care as much?

I polled my readers:

Do you care as much as you used to care about when a Big 5 book goes on sale?
  • Yes…they are so high-priced now, I don’t tend to buy them unless they go on sale  64.29%
  • No…I’m not as interested in them as I used to be  21.43%
  • I never bought Big 5 books enough to care  12.5%
  • I don’t know  1.78%

Well, the nearly two-thirds of you who care may be thrilled with today’s

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



They are considerable discounts on popular bestsellers from the Big 5 tradpubs (traditional publishers).

You might have been waiting for these books to on sale for yourself, or you might want to buy one or more of them as a gift (you can delay delivery until the appropriate gift giving occasion).

Check the price before you click or tap that Buy button…for one thing, this probably only applies in the USA.

All prices and review counts below are at time of writing.

Titles include:

  • The Martian by Andy Weir $4.99 (27103 customer reviews)
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn $4.99 (42873  customer reviews)
  • Red Rising by Pierce Brown $1.99 (2724 customer reviews)
  • Grey by E.L. James $4.99 (1271 customer reviews)
  • Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert $4.99 (1017 customer reviews)
  • The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey $2.99 (2172 customer reviews)
  • Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates $3.99 (1414 customer reviews)
  • Gathering Prey $3.99 (Prey #25) (3580 customer reviews)
  • The Maze Runner $3.99 (7328 customer reviews)
  • We Were Liars by E. Lockhart $3.99 (2211 customer reviews)
  • The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman $2.99 (1790 customer reviews)
  • Silver Linings by Debbie Macomber $4.99 (1121 customer reviews)
  • Thirteen Reasons Why $2.99 (3069 customer reviews)
  • Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut $1.99 (2329 customer reviews)


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*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.

2 Responses to “Today’s KDD: “popular best sellers””

  1. Allie Says:

    “popular bestsellers from the Big 5 ”
    The problem is that they are “popular bestsellers”. So I already own them 😉
    (well not all of them, but you see my point!)

    • Bufo Calvin Says:

      Thanks for writing, Allie!


      Not everybody does…some people have been waiting, or are new to e-books. They also make great gifts…either for people who aren’t serious readers, or who don’t have the means. If somebody already has a Kindle book you buy them as a gift, they can contact Amazon and get a store credit instead.

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