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Subject: HF Deals for Kindle and Nook --- 2015 Thread
Date Posted: 1/1/2015 9:25 AM ET
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YIKES --- another new year of FREE books!!!!

Date Posted: 1/1/2015 11:08 AM ET
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Thanks for starting the thread. Off to troll the lists and see what I can come up with.

ETA: only one interesting find so far. Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey.



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Date Posted: 1/1/2015 12:35 PM ET
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The Green Darkness by Anya Seton is $2.99 today for kindle.

Date Posted: 1/4/2015 12:02 PM ET
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A couple of Jane Aiken Hodge books are $.99 today. All for Love (which I think is AKA Savannah Purchase) and Runaway Bride

Date Posted: 1/8/2015 7:29 PM ET
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The Winter Siege (Daniel Cheswis #1) by D.W. Bradbridge is free today. English Civil Wars.

Date Posted: 1/14/2015 3:24 PM ET
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A romance set in France is on the freebies today. Originally published in 1982 I think. http://www.amazon.com/Marielle-French-Maiden-Series-Book-ebook/dp/B00S5OVQL0/ref=pd_ybh_3

Date Posted: 1/17/2015 3:46 PM ET
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Sale on Anya Seton books..$2.99 each for Kindle.

Katherine

Green Darkness

Avalon

The Winthrop Woman

Dragonwyck



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Date Posted: 1/22/2015 11:30 AM ET
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The price on this book goes up in 6 days from today: (but it's free to borrow if you have Prime)

 

Blood & Sand [Kindle Edition]

Rosemary Sutcliff 

Digital List Price: $3.99 What's this? carrot._V192251235_.gif
Kindle Price: $0.99 
You Save: $3.00 (75%)
 
 
 


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Date Posted: 1/23/2015 7:46 PM ET
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Ooohhh...thanks Jeanne!! Nabbed that one!!

Date Posted: 1/23/2015 9:55 PM ET
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I grabbed that one too!

Subject: Anya Seton
Date Posted: 1/30/2015 1:27 PM ET
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Price drop for several of Anya Seton's books.  I know that Katherine, the Green Darkness and a couple others have dropped to $2.99 on  Amazon today.  fyi....

Subject: Colin Falconer
Date Posted: 2/3/2015 1:56 PM ET
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Hasn't been much out there in HF price drop land lately...

But for the next week, Colin Falconer's "Isabella:  Braveheart of France" is just .99 on Amazon.  I've read this one and really enjoyed it.  Falconer's Isabella(and the events surrounding her) makes for an intriguing story.

Jan

Date Posted: 2/3/2015 6:13 PM ET
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Thanks Jan - much appreciated!

Subject: Crown in the Heather
Date Posted: 2/8/2015 12:26 PM ET
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N. Gemini Sasson's "Crown in the Heather" is once again free on Amazon.  First in the Bruce trilogy.  I have had this one on my Kindle for awhile, haven't gotten to it yet.  I did enjoy "The King must Die" by this author.

Today only there's 100 romances listed as the Kindle Gold Box deal of the day.  Didn't see any HF but thought I'd give a heads up.

Jan

Date Posted: 2/12/2015 2:03 PM ET
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For those reading The Passing Bells series, this one is on sale for 1.99 at Kindle

A Future Arrived: A Novel (Greville Family Saga) Paperback – February 5, 2013

Date Posted: 2/12/2015 6:48 PM ET
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So, I'm slightly confused. I own a Kindle, but don't really use it for reading (I'm a book purist!). But I know Amazon has the Lending Library if you have Prime membership. Why is it that when I click on the Lending Library, all I see are books with Kindle Unlimited, their pay per month service. The only other option is to buy the ebook... I remember the lending library was free :/

Date Posted: 2/12/2015 10:51 PM ET
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Carolyn - you can only access Kindle owner's Lending Library from your Kindle. Go to menu and click on Kindle Storefront. At the top you will see "Browse". Under that (on the right) go to "See all categories". Click on that and another menu comes up. At the bottom of that is "The Kindle Owners' Lending Library". Click on that and books that are available will come up marked as "Prime". Hope this does is. If not, we'll troubleshoot!

BTW, It's only 1 book per month.



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Date Posted: 2/13/2015 1:18 PM ET
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When I want to rent my monthly book from the Lending Library, I find that it's a lot easier for me to look at my wishlist at Amazon.  Then I pick which book I'm interested in; type the author or the title into my Kindle, then click on "rent me" or whatever it says.  Could just be me.  But because I have the basic Kindle, I find it harder to type and search on the Kindle, whereas on my computer it's a snap.

Jan

Date Posted: 2/13/2015 1:26 PM ET
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@ Jan, you might think about starting a new WL to track those books. I've done that with titles I'd like to try via Kindle Unlimited. Keeps things a bit cleaner.

So, when's posting cut-off day? Tomorrow or Sunday?

Date Posted: 2/13/2015 2:20 PM ET
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Jeanne,

I did exactly what you said, but all I'm seeing next to each book is either the free Kindle Unlimited version or I'd have to pay. frown  i don't have my kindle with me at the moment, but I will try yet again. To be continued...

CR

Date Posted: 2/13/2015 3:07 PM ET
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Call Kindle help, Carolyn and tell them what's happening. They are very helpful!

Date Posted: 2/14/2015 12:31 PM ET
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Agreed-Kindle help is very helpful-and they don't make me feel like an idiot for asking what more tech aware people might consider a "dumb" question.  

Hey Cathy,  that's a great idea!  Never even considered it.  

I haven't joined Goodreads yet.  I will get to it-because I want to stay in contact with everyone.  

Jan

Date Posted: 2/14/2015 2:13 PM ET
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Cathy -- You have until 8pm your time to impart final words of wisdom on this site...or, as is more likely, stir up trouble to ensure a lasting legacy!

Date Posted: 2/14/2015 4:52 PM ET
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy9_lfjQopU

 

 

Date Posted: 2/17/2015 3:44 PM ET
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Well, I guess y'all are over on GR...really would like get my butt in gear and use that site....don't like change!frown.  

On the freebie HF....classic Rosemary Sutcliff "Lady in Waiting" is free today on Amazon; Walter Raleigh; still waiting for her "Sword at Sunset" to drop.....

Jan

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