eBook Stories May 1

expiredThis Instant Pot cookbook has over 100 recipes and is just $1 for the Kindle Edition

Amazon offers the Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook Kindle Edition for $0.99 as a digital download. Normally around $7 as a paperback, this is a fantastic deal for this #1 best-selling cookbook with over 500,000 copies sold. If you have an Instant Pot or similar pressure cooker, then this is a must-have to learn new recipes. Rated 4.1/5 stars from over 2,300 Amazon shoppers.

eBook Stories June 6, 2016

Amazon offers a free Kindle eBook download with Audible narration of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn. This book typically sells for a few dollars in digital format or up to $6 as a paperbackNote: You’ll need to check the ‘Add Audible Narration Box’, see below.

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eBook Stories May 20, 2016

Grab some free weekend reading: Around the World in 80 Days Kindle eBook (Reg. up to $7)

Amazon is currently offering a free Kindle eBook download of the popular illustrated story Around the World in 80 Days. This book typically sells for $1 or more at other online stores and fetches $7+ as a physical book. Enjoy the story behind the popular 2004 Disney film. Rated 4.4/5 stars by over 725 Amazon customers.

eBook Stories May 14, 2016

expiredAmazon Gold Box – up to 80% off best selling Kindle eBooks from $2: Amy Poehler, Shel Silverstein, C.S. Lewis, more

Today only, as a part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is taking up to 80% off “must-read best selling” Kindle eBooks. Most of these titles typically sell for $10 in digital format and even more in paperback form. This is a perfect chance to grab some discounted reading for the weekend!

Here are some of our favorite eBooks in today’s sale:

  • Yes Please – Amy Poehler: $3
  • The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe: The Chronicles of Narnia – C.S. Lewis: $2
  • The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein: $2
  • Into the Darkest Corner – Elizabeth Hayes: $3
  • Orphan Train: A Novel – Christina Baker Kline: $5
  • …and the rest of the sale…

eBook Stories May 2, 2016

Kindle First eBook freebies for May: The Butterfly Garden, We’re All Damaged Goods, About the Night, more

The newest batch of Kindle First ebooks for May has arrived for Prime members. This fringe benefit allows subscribers to Amazon’s two-day shipping service early access to new Kindle books ahead of their release for free (Reg. $6).

eBook Stories April 6, 2016

Grab a free Kindle download of Jane Austen’s ‘Mansfield Park’ w/ Audible Narration (Reg. up to $10)

Amazon is currently offering Mansfield Park by Jane Austen as a Kindle eBook with Audible narration for freeNote: be sure to check ‘add Audible narration’ in the buy now box. For a price comparison, this classic novel typically sells for $16+ as a hardcover or $8 in paperback format. Google Play offers the eBook version for between $1 and $10. Rated 4.2/5 stars by 667 Amazon customers.

eBook Stories April 5, 2016

Start programming with the ‘Learn Python 3.0 Visually’ Kindle eBook for $1 (Reg. $10)

Amazon is offering the Learn Python 3.0 Visually eBook for $0.99 as a Kindle download. For a price comparison, it typically sells for $10 at Amazon and will jump back to that price at the end of the week.

This highly-rated eBook visually demonstrates how to use the Python 3.0 programming language. There are 99 interactive exercises and quizzes to build a full understanding of programming fundamentals.

eBook Stories March 9, 2016

Download The Blue Fairy Book Children’s Novel as a free Kindle eBook w/ Audible narration (Reg. $9)

Amazon offers a free download of The Blue Book Fairy by Andrew Lang as a Kindle eBook with Audible narration. Note: you must check the “Add Audible Narration” box beneath the buy now button. This book typically goes for $9 as a paperback. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

eBook Stories February 24, 2016

Enjoy a free download of Black Beauty as a Kindle eBook with Audible narration (Reg. up to $7)

Amazon offers a free download of Black Beauty by Anna Sewell as a Kindle eBook with Audible narration.  Note: you must check the “Add Audible Narration” box beneath the buy now button. For a comparison, this book typically goes for around $7 in paperback for or $1 as a digital download. Rated 4.6/5 stars by over 400 Amazon reviewers.

eBook Stories February 4, 2016

Download the Secret Garden eBook w/ Audible narration for free (Reg. up to $5)

Amazon offers a free download of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett as a Kindle eBook with an Audible narration. Note: you must check the “Add Audible Narration” box beneath the buy now button. For comparison, a paperback version of the book usually goes for around $4-$5 while the eBook typically fetches $1. This title is rated 4.6/5 stars by over 3,500 Amazon customers.

eBook Stories February 1, 2016

“The Souls of Black Folk” by W. E. B. Du Bois: free Kindle eBook plus audiobook for $1 (Reg. $2.95)

Today you can get Amazon’s Kindle edition of “The Souls of Black Folk” by W. E. B. Du Bois for free, then add the Audible Narration for only $.99. This is the deal of the day on Audible’s site for $2.95, but through Amazon you can get it for much less. Rated 4.5/5 stars from over 300 Amazon shoppers.

The Souls of Black Folks, as other reviewers have pointed out, is a masterpiece of African-American thought. But it is even more than that when we consider the context and time in which the book was written. Most of what DuBois discusses is still relevant today, and this is a tribute to the man, not only as a scholar, but as someone who was continually adapting his views in the best image and interests of black people.

eBook Stories January 27, 2016

Free eBook download: “IT Guide to Mac Backup for Business”

Own or operate a small IT business? This free guide explains how to include Macs in your Laptop Backup and Data Protection Plans. The download is offered by Druva Software. Just fill out a small form and the guide is yours.

Protecting Mac devices presents a new challenge for IT, due to the inherent mobility, cloud-enthusiastic and app-centric behavior of end users. Follow these 8 considerations for developing a Mac laptop backup plan for your business that considers:

  • Performance
  • What really works for Macs
  • Data security
  • Device refresh

Get this guide and more easily incorporate Macs in your organization’s data protection plans.

Dive in to the Contamination Zombie Apocalypse Box Set for free (Reg. $3/ea.)

Amazon currently offers the Contamination Boxed Set (Books 0-3) by T.W. Piperbrook as a free Kindle download. You can add Audible narration for an additional $1.99 by checking the box beneath the ‘Buy Now’ button. These eBooks typically go for $3/ea.

This virtual box set includes the first four titles in the Contamination series: Zero, The Onset, Crossroads, and Wasteland.

The infection has begun, ravaging the American Southwest and leaving a chaos in its wake. In this new world, there will be last meal, no dying wish. The only reward left is to survive another day…

Rated 4.1/5 stars by over 700 Amazon customers. Check out the rest of the series here.

eBook Stories January 12, 2016

expiredPick up a copy of Moby Dick as a Kindle download and audiobook for free (Reg. $6+)

Amazon is offering a free download of Moby Dick: or, the White Whale as a Kindle eBook with an Audible narration. Note: you must check the “Add Audible Narration” box beneath the buy now button. By comparison, this title typically goes for around $12 for a physical copy or $6 as a digital version on the Google Play store.

The classic tale of Captain Ahab’s obsessive pursuit of the white whale, with Ishmael and crew in jeopardy in the heart of the sea. By turns alluring, vulgar, didactic, thrilling, and epic, Moby Dick has entertained and spurred controversy since its publication.

eBook Stories January 6, 2016

Download the iPad at Work for Dummies eBook for free (Reg. up to $17)

TradePub is offering a free eBook download of iPad at Work for Dummies (Reg. $16.99). Simply hit the “Download Now” button and then fill out the necessary details or link TradePub with your LinkedIn account to receive the free download. As a price comparison, physical copies of this book go for around $14 with the digital version selling for slightly less on Amazon.

The book goes over all the basics including how to be more productive with your tablet including “setting up and starting out with an iPad to tips on the best practices for enterprise-level word processing, spreadsheet creation, presenting, task management, project management, graphic design, and communication.” More details below:

Get the most out of using your iPad at work:

iPad at Work For Dummies provides essential and in-depth coverage for a variety of productivity-related tasks made possible on the iPad, from basics such as setting up and starting out with an iPad to tips on the best practices for enterprise-level word processing, spreadsheet creation, presenting, task management, project management, graphic design, and communication. Beyond that, it also includes down-to-earth examples of how to use an iPad at work, including synchronization, data backup, and communicating with Windows networks.

  • Covers the best software and practices for productively integrating the iPad into a work environment
  • Shows you how the iPad goes beyond use as an at-home device to make work easier
  • Includes examples that bring the information and instructions to life

If you’re considering integrating the use of an iPad at work, or have recently begun and want to grasp the full spectrum of its capabilities in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies has you covered.

eBook Stories November 28, 2015

expiredO’Reilly eBook and Video 50% off Cyber Monday sale: El Capitan Missing Manual $15 (Reg. $30), more

O’Reilly has launched its Cyber Monday sale, delivering 50% off all eBooks and videos with promo code CYBER15. Savings jump to 60% on orders of $100 or more. This sale is set to run until December 5th at 5:00am PST and cannot be combined with any other offers. Print books, bundles and Learning Paths are excluded from this sale.

O’Reilly is one of the largest names in technology education and provides industry standard training for consumers and professionals alike. Inside this sale you’ll find a wide selection of digital materials for learning skills across a many different subjects. From introductory topics like El Capitan basics to Advanced Analytics with Spark, you’re bound to find something to fit the bill.

eBook Stories November 3, 2015

Freebies: SEO Course for Startups, Businesses & Bloggers + Labyrinth for iOS + logic riddles and games eBook + More!

9to5Toys Specials offers the 6-hour, 140-lecture SEO Course for Startups, Businesses & Bloggers for free.

With lectures on strategies to boost conversion, optimize WordPress traffic, and utilize a mobile-responsive website, the insights you’ll learn will be nothing short of game-changing.

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eBook Stories October 23, 2015

Freebies: Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack + METRO 2033 eBook + Redbox movie/game rental + More!

Microsoft offers the Nightmare Christmas: Original Soundtrack (Special Edition) as a free download. This 29-track album would cost you $7.99 if you were to go through Amazon or iTunes.

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