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Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
« Reply #25 on: December 08, 2009, 04:23:57 pm »
Found this when searching - $0.80!!! 

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #26 on: December 08, 2009, 04:28:21 pm »
    $1.99


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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #27 on: December 08, 2009, 08:05:21 pm »


    $4.74 $4.27

    I actually paid $5.98 for it last week - a day too late to request a cancellation so I could repurchase it at the lower price, grrrrr! (Not that I'd bother going through that hassle for a buck and change, but still...Amazon's daily price fluctuations are annoying as hell!)

    Still, it seems like a great book and it was $14.xx for the longest while, so I am not exactly unhappy with the price I did pay.

    (BTW, I loved the author's previous book, The Mayor of Lexington Avenue - unfortunately not on Kindle, but feel free to click in your request for a Kindle version.) :)
    « Last Edit: December 09, 2009, 05:35:23 am by CS »

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #28 on: December 09, 2009, 08:31:16 am »
    I enjoyed Peculiar, MO by Robert Williams (1.29) and am currently reading The Feathery by Bill Flynn (0.99).

    I can't figure out how to post the pics, sorry.

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #29 on: December 09, 2009, 10:11:34 am »
    Here are the cover links that Scott referred to:

     

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #30 on: December 09, 2009, 10:57:55 am »
    $0.99



    « Last Edit: December 09, 2009, 11:06:16 am by pidgeon92 »

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #31 on: December 09, 2009, 11:07:13 am »
    $0.99


    I just looked at this, I am almost certain it is one short story from a collection that is coming out next year.
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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #32 on: December 09, 2009, 11:19:25 am »
    Yes, it's just an extended sample, but now you have to pay for it, rather than it being free.

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #33 on: December 09, 2009, 01:55:22 pm »
    To discuss the Amy Bloom short story, please go here:  ;D
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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #34 on: December 09, 2009, 04:35:33 pm »


    The Anthrax Letters: A Bioterrorism Expert Investigates the Attacks that Shocked America

    Remember the letters laced with anthrax that were received at a newspaper in Florida, and in some Congressional offices a few years ago?  After shattering one scientist's life with a bogus accusation, the FBI eventually decided another scientist who had later committed suicide was the bad guy.  Right or wrong, this book tells the facts as they are known.  Any Evil Overlord's heart will have its cockles warmed by this book, especially at only $2.66!

    Added later:  The book is back up to $9.99, sorry if you missed it!
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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #35 on: December 10, 2009, 08:07:10 am »
    Posted at the request of someone on the Romance Message board (credit to PHaat):


    <<<<Bargain purchases for Kindle available today:

    It's in His Kiss
    It's In His Kiss: The Epilogue II

    If anyone can get this to Kindle Boards Bagain Book Board, I would appreciate it. >>>>



    « Last Edit: December 10, 2009, 08:09:26 am by AppleBlossom »

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #36 on: December 11, 2009, 07:58:19 pm »


    $1.88


    So many books, so little time...

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    Star Trek Motion Picture Novelization
    « Reply #37 on: December 11, 2009, 10:01:52 pm »


    Note that this is the novelization of the movie from 1979 or so, not the movie released this year.  Some of the reviews claim the novelization is better than the mediocre movie, I haven't decided if I'm going to gamble $2.79 on it or not.
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    Re: Star Trek Motion Picture Novelization
    « Reply #38 on: December 11, 2009, 10:03:02 pm »


    Note that this is the novelization of the movie from 1979 or so, not the movie released this year.  Some of the reviews claim the novelization is better than the mediocre movie, I haven't decided if I'm going to gamble $2.79 on it or not.

    Thank you, evil overlord!  This is better than the movie (not that that's hard), and I'm a Star Trek addict,  so, off to one-click.

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    Re: Star Trek Motion Picture Novelization
    « Reply #39 on: December 11, 2009, 10:07:57 pm »
    Thank you, evil overlord!  This is better than the movie (not that that's hard), and I'm a Star Trek addict,  so, off to one-click.

    If you do a little searching, there are a positive SWARM of Star Trek novels available on Kindle for three or four dollars.  Most are "Next Generation" which isn't my thing, but some are "original show" and one of those is by D.C. Fontana, one of the original writers.  I'm probably going to shell out for the D.C. Fontana one.
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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #40 on: December 11, 2009, 10:13:41 pm »


    As mentioned in a side message above, there are a swarm of Star Trek novels for Kindle for three or four dollars, many are New Generation and I'm not going to list them all.  Though there is one by D.C. Fontana that may be worthy because of the author.  By including the preceeding sentence it may make it easier for the Powers That Be to keep the thread tight by pruning the preceding messages.  Because it is for one of the movies, I'm going to go ahead and post this one for $2.79.  Just remember the Golden Rule of Star Trek movies, Even numbers good, odd numbers bad!  There may be novelizations for the other movies at this price if you search.  (added after my ad lib--I found Star Trek II for $4.40, didn't find Star Trek IV at all, and didn't check higher numbers).
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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #41 on: December 13, 2009, 08:23:52 am »
    4 Stephen King books $3.99 each (can't figure out the link maker, though-Sorry!)

    Misery   Cujo    Thinner   The Running Man

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #42 on: December 13, 2009, 09:15:34 am »








    There you go!

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    Re: Star Trek Motion Picture Novelization
    « Reply #43 on: December 13, 2009, 07:51:25 pm »
    If you do a little searching, there are a positive SWARM of Star Trek novels available on Kindle for three or four dollars.  Most are "Next Generation" which isn't my thing, but some are "original show" and one of those is by D.C. Fontana, one of the original writers.  I'm probably going to shell out for the D.C. Fontana one.

    If you go back a few months, I posted some.  I highly recommend anything written by Peter David.


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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #44 on: December 13, 2009, 09:00:47 pm »
    For $0.94, Ed McMahon's memoirs of he and Johnny Carson:

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    It's the life in your years." - Ralph Waldo Emerson




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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #45 on: December 14, 2009, 07:46:16 am »
    A whole passel of Philip K. Dick stories are under $1 (and a bunch more under $4).

    Philip K. Dick


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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #46 on: December 14, 2009, 08:40:29 am »
    The Philip K. Dick short stories are all in the public domain - be sure to sample for formatting and look for the collections (some have 4 or more for the same 99 cents as others charge for one story), if buying from Amazon. I don't think anything under the $8 mark in the store was non-public domain (from what I just checked).

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #47 on: December 14, 2009, 11:46:52 am »
    ...  I highly recommend anything written by Peter David.

    I really like Peter David's New Frontier series.  Here is a Kindle book that contains the first four books in the series: "House of Cards", "Into the Void", "The Two-Front War" and "End Game".  At current prices, it's about $2.50/book.

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #48 on: December 15, 2009, 06:44:44 am »
      $1.32

    Can vouch for this book, but Cussler is usually pretty fun if rather dumb and light.  Perfect type of book for a long Christmas plane ride.

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    Re: Bargain Book Finds: December 2009
    « Reply #49 on: December 15, 2009, 07:32:19 am »
      $1.32

    Can vouch for this book, but Cussler is usually pretty fun if rather dumb and light.  Perfect type of book for a long Christmas plane ride.

    Notice the "with Paul Kemrecos" on the cover. Looks like it was co-written, or not written by Cussler at all and his name is just there (James Patterson and Tom Clancy pull the same thing). Doesn't mean it's a bad book...just saying. :) A good bargain either way, so thanks for posting.

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