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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:06 pm 
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I was sure there'd be a Fifty Shades of Grey joke in there somewhere!

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:00 am 
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Jude! :rotfl: Where do you find these things?

Alatar, have you read that book? I was going to say something scathing about it, but the truth is, I haven't read it so all my inner vitriol is based on hearsay.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:38 am 
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Nope, I'm the same as you Impy. Anyone who has read it tells me its very badly written, but it obviously struck a chord, given its popularity. Much like the DaVinci Code. Sometimes entertainment doesn't have to be art...

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:51 am 
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I suspect it's the porn aspect, actually. ;)

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 5:29 am 
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Territorial Rights by Muriel Sparks is currently available for $1.99 on kindle.

http://smile.amazon.com/Territorial-Rig ... roduct_top

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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2015 2:50 pm 
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Available today in the U.S. for $1.99: Merriam-Webster's 11th Collegiate Dictionary! This is the publishing-industry standard for most houses for spelling, hyphenation, word breaks, etc., and so I would recommend it to any writer or editor. I don't know how convenient it will be to use on a plain Kindle like mine, but having it available all the time in some form could be useful.

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PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2015 5:10 am 
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Oh, poop! Serves me right for not checking HoF all weekend. It's $13.58 now. Which is still a good bargain.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:16 pm 
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A number of Discworld books are 99c today on Amazon. Go to Kindle store and search for Discworld.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 12:00 am 
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Oh man.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 2:37 am 
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Thank you.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 2:49 am 
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Bought all 6 which were for 0.99. Oh glory be. Thanks a ton Frelga.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 4:17 am 
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I've been buying and reading the Discworld series....I will go check it the sale! Thanks!


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 4:08 am 
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Some pretty popular books are 1.99 right now, including The Martian, The Outlander, Game of Thrones, and more. The linkis from Kinja and probably has their affiliate code, but I couldn't find a simple way to get to the collection.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:33 pm 
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In case you didn't know, Amazon gives you 30% on any 3-d book today, up to $10.

But only on one book. I'm stuck in indecision.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 4:27 am 
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3-d?

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 5:44 am 
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Not electronic? Dead-tree?

Oh, right. Paper!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:02 am 
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:05 am 
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:36 pm 
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This isn't a Kindle recommendation - it's a link to a free download of "Microsoft Word for Publishing Professionals" by Jack Lyons. Some macro and wildcard ideas for automating tedious editing and proofreading tasks.

www.intelligentediting.com/resources/fr ... essionals/

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 4:56 am 
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Lots of Kindle books on sale now, including .99 for the Color of Magic, the first in Pratchett's Discworld series, and 1.99 for Lukyanenko's Night Watch, one of the best urban fantasy stories I've read.

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