The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame is FREE for Kindle today. Grab this fantastic children’s classic!
For a limited time, Vitacost has a Buy One Get One Free sale going on a bunch of it’s store brand products. Also, shipping is FREE when you spend $25 or more on Vitacost brand products. Great chance to stock up on vitamins!
This week, Amazon has a big magazine sale, with lots of magazines for only $5. Be sure to read the details of magazines you are interested in: some of these are print subscriptions, some are digital, some are print and digital. Also, some are one year subscriptions and some are only for a few months. They will all renew automatically at the regular (non-sale) price unless you go into your Amazon account and set them to NOT auto renew. You can do this by signing into your Amazon account and then going into the ‘Magazine Subscription Manager’. Here are a few good deals I see:
Bon Appetit – All Access (print + digital) 5 month subscription, plus 6 digital cookbooks plus a FREE TOTE BAG – $5
If you need a new tote bag to carry to the farmer’s market, this looks like fun.
Every Day with Rachael Ray – 10 issue print subscription, $5
Road and Track 10 issue print subscription – $5
They also have a 12 issue print subscription to Car and Driver for $5.
Car magazines make great Christmas presents for men who are hard to shop for.
Wired All-Access (print + digital) 12 month subscription – $5
For a limited time, you can get a good deal on the following Kindles at Amazon:
Kindle (the basic Kindle reader), regularly $79.99, now $59.99
All new Kindle Paperwhite, regularly $119.99, now $99.99
Kindle for Kids bundle, with the latest Kindle, two year accident protection, and a kid-friendly blue cover, regularly $139.97, now $79.99
Click HERE to get a FREE subscription to Wine Spectator magazine from Rewards Gold!
Subscriptions are normally $49.99 a year.
What a deal!
Lisa Randall is a prominent physicist who teaches at Harvard University. In the last several years, she’s written two books on physics for a general audience (those of us who did NOT major in science in college). She has a new book coming out soon, and right now her first two books are on sale for $1.99 each for Kindle.
Warped Passages : Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions (2009) talks about recent advances in physics in general and also the possibility that our universe may hold more than the three dimensions we currently recognize.
Knocking on Heaven’s Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World (2011) talks about recent advances in physics and the role of science in our lives.
Murder on the Champ de Mars by Cara Black is $1.99 for Kindle today. It features a female private detective in modern day Paris. I’ve heard wonderful things about this mystery series. This is a Kindle Daily Deal, so this sale price is for today only.
From October 16 – 19, you can get 40% off paints and stains at Sherwin Williams, plus 30% off painting supplies and custom order wallpaper.
CROSSED BONES (a Sarah Booth Delaney mystery) is on sale for Kindle today for 99 cents. This is book 4 in the series. I read it and enjoyed it. This series is set in modern day Mississippi with a heroine who is trying to save her family plantation. It’s a very, very Southern series (that’s kind of the point). If you like mysteries set in the South, you’ll probably find it charming. Recommended.
Have you heard of Schoola.com? It’s basically an online consignment shop. People send in their used clothes in good condition and Schoola sells them. The Schoola twist: instead of receiving cash, the people who send in the clothes select a school to receive a check. It’s a great way for schools to hold a fundraiser and earn some money for programs that keep getting their budgets cut: music, art, you name it.
I’ve purchased tops by Ann Taylor and Eddie Bauer from Schoola and been happy with them. Schoola frequently holds sales and free shipping specials, and I usually buy then. Schoola has clothes for women, kids and men (to find the men’s clothes, search the Teen Boy section).
New users can receive a $15 credit to Schoola just by signing up HERE (it’s free). After you sign up, you can go HERE and create a collection (also free) to receive another $10 in credit for a total of $25 in credit.
Right now you can receive 50% off your purchase with code APPORTUNITY (this is for everyone – you don’t have to be a new user to use this code). Also, shipping is FREE right now with a purchase of $25 or more (when I tested it, this was $25 BEFORE the discount was applied.)
This means new users can use their $25 credit to get $50 worth of free clothes with free shipping! This is a great chance to try Schoola for FREE!
Here are a few samples of what you’ll find on Schoola:
Use promo code MNSTRTOP12 to get any Extra Large pizza (up to 5 toppings) for only $12 at Papa John’s this weekend. Code expires 10/19/15. I just tested this code on a specialty pizza and it worked great.
This weekend, you can get a free DVD rental at Redbox with code DFM845NH. Expires 10/18. If you prefer Blu-ray, I think this code will also save you $1.50 off a Blu-ray rental.
Bellwether by Connie Willis is on sale today for $1.99. Ms Willis is a Hugo and Nebula award winning science fiction writer, and this book has an intriguing premise. A woman who studies fads and a man who studies group behavior and chaos theory are brought together seemingly by accident – but is something else at work?
Acorn is selling the first year of 10 Blockbuster British TV series on DVD for only $9.99 each. The series include Poirot, Miss Marple, Midsomer Murders, George Gently, Pie in the Sky, Murdoch Mysteries, Doc Martin, Blue Murder, Trial and Retribution and Foyle’s War. The sale ends October 23.
These would make great Christmas gifts, especially if you participate in a gift exchange with a dollar limit of $10 or $20. Secret Santa gift exchanges come to mind.
If someone on your gift list loves puzzles, they also have two Smithsonian puzzles for $9.97 each. You can choose either Milestones of Flight or Solar System (or get both). Each puzzle is 1,000 pieces.
Through October 31, Amazon has a selection of mysteries and thrillers on sale for $1.99 in their Halloween Kindle Book Deals.
The sale includes several of Ed McBain’s 87th precinct novels. This is a legendary police procedural series set in New York City. The titles available include Eighty Million Eyes, He Who Hesitates, Hail to the Chief, and Ax.
The sale also includes several of Leslie Charteris’ books featuring The Saint. These are charming British books written several decades ago, and the Saint is sort of similar to James Bond. I would call them mystery/adventure books. The titles available include The Saint Closes the Case, Featuring the Saint and The Saint’s Getaway.
The sale also includes all three of the books in Alexandra Sokoloff’s Huntress Moon series, including the latest in the series, Cold Moon. The first book is Huntress Moon, and the second is Blood Moon.
If you have Amazon Prime, you can borrow most of the McBain, Charteris and Sokoloff books listed here for free from the Kindle Owners Lending Library.
KISS ME by Susan Mallery is on sale for Kindle today for $1.99. This is part of Ms. Mallery’s Fool’s Gold small town contemporary romance series. This is a great series and I loved this book. Recommended.
Today (Tuesday) and tomorrow, you can get 40% off one regularly priced item at Land’s End with code PUMPKIN and pin 4606. Shipping is free on orders of $50 or more.
They also have a big clearance section today with a few styles of turtlenecks at $7.99 each and several styles of tank tops at $4.99 each.
Click HERE to see the Cotton Mock Turtleneck at left ($7.99). It comes in Ivory (shown) and red.
They also have a sweepstakes going for a trip for four to New York City. Click HERE to enter.
Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery is FREE for Kindle today. This is the first book in a mystery series about a young widow in the Victorian age whose only asset is a house in San Francisco. To survive, she takes in boarders and she also works as a medium, dispensing sound financial advice to men who will only believe her if she says the advice comes from the spirit world. I read this book and enjoyed it. Recommended.
Today you can get free shipping and 20% off one item at Williams Sonoma with code UPICK. You can also get an extra 20% off clearance items with code FALL.
Graveyard of Memories (a John Rain novel) by Barry Eisler is $1.99. Published last year, this book is a prequel to Barry Eisler’s best-selling thriller series about a Japanese/American assassin. We love this series at my house. Recommended. Note: if you have Amazon Prime, you can read this book for free through the Kindle Owners Lending Library.
When Snow Falls (a Whiskey Creek novel) by Brenda Novak is $1.99. This is the second book in the Whiskey Creek series, a terrific small town contemporary romance series. The first book in the series, When Lightning Strikes, is on sale for $2.99. Recommended.
A Matter of Grave Concern by Brenda Novak is $1.99. This is a historical romance with an interesting premise. Note: if you have Amazon Prime, you can read this book for free through the Kindle Owners Lending Library.