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Jan 22 2014
4 years ago
3:20 PM MST

Amazon: 10 Highly Rated Discounted & Free eBooks

Jan 22, 2014 @ 3:20 PM MST
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Here are a few discounted (under $5 each!) or FREE Kindle downloads you can snag on Amazon! Just click on the links below to download the following highly rated eBooks for your Kindle. Also, be sure to check out the Amazon Kindle Daily Deals for even more discounted and free eBooks or the Monthly Kindle Book Deals priced at just $3.99 or less.

In addition to BookBub (a free daily email that notifies you about deep discounts on popular eBooks), you may be interested in signing up for Discount Daily Books, an email discovery service for readers who want to find great deals on books. They don’t solely focus on ebooks deals, but also give subscribers the option to get deals on paperback books and audiobooks. Just go here and select your reading style (paperback, ebook or audio), choose your favorite genre(s), and then you’ll start to receive a daily email filled with discounted books that suit your personal preferences!

Discounted eBooks (Under $5):

The Long Awakening: A Memoir $2.99 (regularly $17.99!) – Today Only!

With visceral images and richly layered storytelling, Lindsey O’Connor vividly tells the poignant true story of the struggle to reenter her world and rebuild her identity. Underlying this life and death battle is a story of lost and found love, the effort to make sense of life-altering events, and the continuing search for self. This moving memoir paints a powerful picture of pain, beauty, and the unsurpassable gift of finally knowing who you are.

Green Smoothie Joy: Recipes for Living, Loving, and Juicing Green $1.99 (regularly $14.95!) – Thru 1/28 Only!

Green Smoothie Joy is your easy-to-use guide for healthy green smoothies (and more!) at any time of day.  It seems like everyone is turning to green juices these days whether it’s part of a healthy detoxing regimen, a love-the-skin-you’re-in weight loss plan, or just to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet.

Rosetta, Rosetta, Sit By Me! $1 (regularly $9.99!)

“Rosetta, Rosetta, Sit by me!” That’s what the white girls at Miss Tracy’s Female Seminary yell when Rosetta, Frederick Douglass’s nine-year-old daughter, shows up on the first day of school. But things don’t turn out the way she expects. Not only does she have to study in a classroom all by herself, but she’s also kept apart at recess. Told in Rosetta’s voice, and illustrated throughout, this remarkable chapter book includes a biographical endnote; a time line; reproductions of a letter from Rosetta to her father and Frederick Douglass’s newspaper, the North Star; and source notes.

The Guest Book: A Novel $1.99 (regularly $14.99!) – Today Only!

When Macy Dillon was five years old her father encouraged her to draw a picture in the guestbook of a Carolina beach house. The next year, Macy returned to discover a drawing by an unidentified little boy on the facing page. Over the next eleven years the children continue to exchange drawings … until tragedy ends visits to the beach house altogether. During her final trip to Sunset, Macy asks her anonymous friend to draw her one last picture and tells him where to hide the guest book in hopes that one day she will return to find it—and him. Twenty-five years after that first picture, Macy is back at Sunset Beach—this time toting a broken family and a hurting heart. One night, alone by the ocean, Macy asks God to help her find the boy she never forgot, the one whose beautiful pictures touched something deep inside of her. Will she ever find him? And if she does, will the guestbook unite them or merely be the relic of a lost childhood?

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What Chefs Feed Their Kids: Recipes and Techniques for Cultivating a Love of Good Food $0.99 (regularly $13.50!) – Thru 1/24 Only!

These chefs stimulate their kids’ curiosity about new foods by engaging them in the process without coercing them–and here they share their tips and stories, which provide an intimate glimpse into the chefs’ family lives. Chefs’ strategies include allowing kids to help prepare meals, taking them to farmers’ markets, and giving them choices with healthy, family style meals. The book features seventy-five flavorful recipes–such as Kale and Scrambled Eggs, Baby Lamp Chops, and Nori Chips–from a variety of cuisines.

Free eBooks (Regularly $0.99-$3.99!):

Taken: How Friendship Saved a Man From Slavery (regularly $3.99!)

This is the full, true, terrifying story of Solomon Northup, a free black man kidnapped into slavery for 12 years in Louisiana. After being freed by a white childhood friend, Solomon helped write his shocking and powerful autobiography, Twelve Years a Slave. This book also examines slavery kidnapping, Solomon’s involvement in the Underground Railroad, and his mysterious disappearance at the end of his life.

Greatest Clicks: A Dog Photographer’s Best Shotst (regularly $3.99!)

From a Golden Retriever on a swing to a Standard Poodle tending bar, Greatest Clicks is a captivating collection of dog photographs that tickles the funny bone and touches the heart. The images—sweet, silly, and emotive—reveal the innocence and beauty of dogs and why we love them. Snapped by famed pet photographer Mark J. Asher (Old Friends), Greatest Clicks spans a ten-year career, and includes a behind-the-lens story for each dog captured in the book.

The Adventures Of Two Little Ducklings (regularly $0.99)

Join the third part of The Adventures of Two Little Ducklings on their first day at school, where they learn of a hidden treasure in the middle of the lake. Their new friends and classmates are going to tell them a secret that will set off a whole chain of events, including diving lessons from their friend, the little fish. Don’t miss this exciting episode, and find out what happens when they go on a treasure hunt.

Misadventures of a 1970’s Childhood: An Apple Core, a Toilet (regularly $2.99!)

It includes 17 stories about bike jumps that nearly killed us, vengeance on the sledding slopes, 6th grade puppy love, the old wooden stereo console, the embarrassment of getting the first David Cassidy shag haircut, a beloved family dog that ran away, going through the old photo box as a kid and later as an adult with my mother, a baby sister left behind at the drive-in theater, a regrettable incident in which an 11 year old kid clogs the family room toilet with an apple core, and many other tales from the ’70s.

Trail of the Chupacabra: An Avery Bartholomew Pendleton Misadventure (regularly $3.99!)

Still convinced of the existence of the mythical Mexican chupacabra*, Avery enlists the assistance of the Southwest Texas Revolutionary Armed Confederate Border Operations Militia (STRAC-BOM) and their manic leader, General X-Ray, to help him invade Mexico. Accompanied by Ziggy, a burned-out hippy, and an uncommonly large iguana named Nancy, the group follows the advice of a New Orleans voodoo priestess and heads straight into the Mexican desert.

* If you don’t have a Kindle, keep in mind that you can still read books on your computer or other mobile devices with the FREE Kindle Reading Apps found here.

(Thanks, Free Stuff Times & Freebies for a Cause!)

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