The Radetzky March (£1.09) Kindle Book: The Radetzky March is a meditation on the Austro-Hungarian Empire through the prism of three generations of the Trotta family. The novel opens in 1859 at the Battle of Solferino, when the young Lieutenant Trotta saves the life of the Emperor and is ennobled.
The Ladies’ Room (£0.99) Kindle Romance: Secrets told in the church ladies’ room are supposed to stay in the ladies’ room. But that doesn’t mean that what Trudy overhears there during her great-aunt Gertrude’s funeral won’t change the rest of her life.
Eleanor the Secret Queen (£1.09) Kindle Non-Fiction: John Ashdown-Hill argues that Eleanor Talbot was married to Edward IV, and that therefore Edward’s subsequent marriage to Elizabeth Woodville was bigamous, making her children illegitimate. He thereby offers a solution to one of history’s great mysteries.
Mosaic (Free) App for Kindle Fire and Android: An excellent skill-building tool for early education priorities such as turn taking, color recognition, eye-hand coordination, and memory, Mosaic provides a super fun learning playground.
Prices good today only until 11:59pm. Regular daily posts are below this post.
Purchase nine Disney Apps for only 69p each for seven days. Fill your Kindle Fire or Android devices with Where’s My Water?; Where’s My Perry?; Where’s My Mickey?; Temple Run Brave and more.
Celebrate the sunshine with our selection of top summer reads when you shop the Kindle Summer Sale. Choose from hundreds of the hottest books around, with prices starting from only £0.99 each. Offer ends 11:59 pm, September 1, 2014.
Buy Ghost Girl for only 99p during the sale. Description: It is a year since her father’s death, but Stella Darnell has not moved on. She still cleans his house every day, leaving it spotless as if he might return.
Terry Darnell was Detective Chief Superintendent at Hammersmith police station, and now Stella has discovered an unsolved case in his darkroom: a folder of unlabelled photographs of deserted streets.
The oldest photograph dates back to 1966. To a day when Mary Thornton, just ten years old, is taking her little brother home from school in time for tea. That afternoon, as the Moors Murderers are sent to prison for life, Mary witnesses something that will haunt her forever.
As Stella inches closer to the truth, the events of that day begin to haunt her too…
Shop more than 50 Best-sellers from the ’60s during Amazon’s Remember ’66 Sales. Choose from contemporary fiction, biographies, mysteries, family sagas and selections for young adults.
Three books in the sale selling for £1.09 each are:
Amazon in the United Kingdom recently released their 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime. This list was hand-selected by the Amazon.co.uk Books and Kindle editorial team.
Ezequiel Szafir, Vice President, Kindle Content, EU, stated:
With 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime, we set out to build a roadmap of a literary life that takes readers from their childhood favourites through to modern classics, and all the best books in between. Over many months, the team passionately debated and defended the books we wanted on this list, now we can’t wait to hear what customers have to say about our selection.
Some fun facts about the 100 Books:
• Oldest book on the list: Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift (1726)
• Most recently published book on the list: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (2011)
• Number of books on the list written by UK authors: 65
• Books on the list that inspired the most internal debate: Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson and Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
• A few books that were unanimously chosen: Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh and Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding
• The book each editor most wished had made the list (but didn’t): Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, On the Road by Jack Kerouac, Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder
Three contemporary novels included in the list are below. The first two are selling for less than £4 each; The Kite Runner is £1.79 today:
Inspired by The Reading Agency’s World Book Night, Amazon is showcasing top short stories and short nonfiction. Whether by a best-selling author or a debut writer, you’re sure to be able to finish any of these page-turners in one night.
You can also purchase this year’s official World Book Night selections. Go here to browse the selection.
For a limited time you can purchase all Kindle Fire Tablets for 20% off, starting at £95.20 for 16GB memory with wi-fi only HD 7″ model. The 8.9″ model is also selling at great savings, starting at £127.20 for 16GB memory. The price increases with added memory and/or removal of special offers.
Limit two per customer, while supplies last. If supply lasts, offer expires March 04, 11:59 PM GMT. Read all the terms and conditions here.
Kindle – 6” model – Only £59.00
Amazon has reduced the price of the Kindle, 6″ E Ink Display, Wi-Fi to only £59.00 – saving you £10 on this e-reader. This device is great for children or another family member that you would add to your account. I purchased these for my pre-teen nieces and they developed a renewed interest in reading.
Delivered FREE in the UK with Super Saver Delivery.
As today dawns and we anticipate the coming year with hope for happiness and health, determination to succeed and a heart of gratitude for our blessings, we wish everyone a very happy, prosperous and joyous 2014.