Discounted E-Book Pricing Thread

Discussion in 'Fantasy / Horror' started by Erfael, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Jaim Grymauch

    Jaim Grymauch Registered User

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    Thanks for the tip on this one. I was wondering about this series, and just grabbed it for 99 cents.
     
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    Great thread this ive picked up soom excellent books for cheap or even free pity i dont have a kindle and have to use the cloud reader
     
  3. Winter

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    Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey can be bought for $2.99 for both Kindle and from B&N. Keep in mind that this e-book comes bundled with an e-ARC of Abraham's The Dragon's Path, so you are getting two books for $2.99.
     
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    That's an absolute steal, I paid £13 for each one.
     
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    Thanks, just bough it. Been meaning to get back to SCi-Fi for a long time and I like everything Abraham's done so far; hopefully I'll like this one too even though it's only "half" him.
     
  7. sullivan_riyria

    sullivan_riyria Creator of Worlds

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    Is it really the "whole" book of Dragon's Path and not just a few sample chapters? If it is the whole book then yeah that's an incredible deal.

    Never mind - answered my own question - it does appear to be the whole book - Nice!
     
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    sullivan_riyria Creator of Worlds

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    My publisher, Orbit has a bunch of "after Christmas sales" All books are $2.99 including:

    The Innocent Mage by Karen Miller
    Leviathan Wakes / The Dragon's Path by Daniel Abraham/S.A. Corey
    The Black Prism by Brent Weeks
    The Way of Shadows (The Night Angel Trilogy) by Brent Weeks
    Red-Headed Stepchild by Jaye Wells
    The Hedgewitch Queen by Lilith SaintCrow
     
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    sullivan_riyria Creator of Worlds

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    Harper Voyager has placed a number of titles on sale as well:

    $0.99 books
    Phoenix Rising by Tee Morris and Pip Ballenyne
    White Tiger by Kylie Chan
    Den of Thieves by David Chandler
    Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey
    Scent of Shadows by Vicki Petterson
    Heir of Night by Helen Lowe
    Nightwalker by Jocelynn Drake

    $1.99 books
    Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison
    Rides of a Dread Legion by Raymond Fiest
    Earth Strike: Star Carrier by Ian Douglas
    Shaman's Crossing by Robin Hobb
    Dragon Keep by Robin Hobb
     
  10. Jaim Grymauch

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    Thanks for all of the information on the discounted books. Also, I just finished reading the first two Riyria books, enjoyed them a great deal and have the next volume coming from Amazon. Good work!


     
  11. bossfan2000

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    In addition to the ones listed above, Angry Robot books is having a rather large $2.99 ebook sale. Too many books to list individually, though. But you can find them in the Kindle store and the Nook store. Or just visit angry robot and buy directly from them.

    I also regularly list fantasy related ebook deals on my blog (usually several times a week), if you like this sorta thing. I sometimes list mystery/thriller/espionage deals, too.
     
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    I've always enjoyed your blog Jeff, in all its incarnations. Now that I've got a Kindle, I make sure to visit it everyday since you are so on top of the discounted/free eBook deals.
     
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    Thanks, Rob! I feel like the blog has turned into a new release and ebook deals blog the last 6 months. Hopefully in the upcoming year I'll be more active on the review front (especially if I add music reviews). Sorry for the off-topic post, just wanted to say thanks for the plug.
     
  14. Jaim Grymauch

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    I'm a bit lost as to how to get this on my iPad 2 (with Kindle app)for free. I am at the Amazon page that clearly lists it as 0.00 for Prime members, which I am, but the only options on the right side of the screen are to buy it for $5.95, or sample the beginnining of the book free.

    Can anyone tell me what I'm, missing here? I would realy like to pick this up. Thanks for any help with this.
     
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    Most (but not all) of these free ebook offers are time-limited, usually for only 24 hours. The Resnick book is no longer listed as a free offer.
     
  16. Jaim Grymauch

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    Jaim, sorry I missed the part about you being a Prime member. According to the Amazon site, the borrow-for-free option for Prime members is only available for reading on a Kindle device. It isn't available for reading on any of the free Kindle apps such as for the iPad.
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/custo...rime_popup_h?ie=UTF8&nodeId=200757120&ie=UTF8
     
  18. Jaim Grymauch

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    Thanks for the clarification, Whiskeyjack. And congratulations for grabbing one of the most hallowed names in Fantasy fiction for your nom de plume.


     
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    Question about two of these books - can I read "Rides a Dread Legion" without having read any of Feist's other books, or will I be missing out on necessary backstory?

    Similar question for Hobb's "Dragon Keeper"...the description on Amazon.com refers to it as "an absorbing extension of her Liveship and Tawny Man trilogies". I have never read anything by Hobb; will I be confused without reading the aforementioned trilogies first, or can I start with Dragon Keeper?
     
  20. Erfael

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    I think you can start with Dragon Keeper if you really want to, but I think the Dragon books work best for people who already have read the others and liked them. I don't think there's as much there for people who don't already actively like the setting and what's gone before with that story.

    I guess that's a short way of saying that if you want to try Hobb, I think it would be best if you started with the Assassin books.