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I didn't know where to put this. I figured this is about the only reader section still active. When I opened my kindle app yesterday on my phone, I got a notification about spending 45 from 22nd to 29th of october and then getting $30 in credit to spend later on ebooks. So I am going through my lists to see if I can get to the 45. Cause that means basically getting $30 of books for free after spending the 45.

I don't know if this goes to everyone or what. But check your notifications, emails and or account on amazon.com to see if it pops up anywhere. They say that even if you activate it after the 22nd, the purchases that happened starting on that day still count. So if you bought books the last 2 days and now activate, those go towards the $45. But you must activate before the 29th.

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #1 on: October 24, 2019, 05:02:10 pm »
    I received the offer yesterday but my offer was to buy $60 and get $40 dollars. So, yes I'll have reading material for a while.   :P  I did sleep on it before opting to indulge myself.
    And I have 21 days to spend the $40. I don't think that will be difficult.

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #2 on: October 24, 2019, 05:03:55 pm »
    I don't have anything in my emails or in my account messages on Amazon. Piffle. I could find $45 worth of ebooks in a heartbeat.  I wouldn't have any trouble with $60 either, maybe an offer will show up for me yet.  *fingers crossed*

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #3 on: October 24, 2019, 06:00:10 pm »
    I received the offer yesterday but my offer was to buy $60 and get $40 dollars. So, yes I'll have reading material for a while.   :P  I did sleep on it before opting to indulge myself.
    And I have 21 days to spend the $40. I don't think that will be difficult.
    Wait what?  :-X. Wonder what they are basing it on. I guess they think they can sqeeze more out of you?  ;D

    I didn't see anything about how long to use the code. It didn't say. It probably will in the email once I get the promo. It says 2 days after I get to $45.I got my list already for that. Didn't take long.  :P. Now I am compiling the list for the $30, in case I only have 21 days for that too.  8)

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #4 on: October 24, 2019, 06:02:23 pm »
    I don't have anything in my emails or in my account messages on Amazon. Piffle. I could find $45 worth of ebooks in a heartbeat.  I wouldn't have any trouble with $60 either, maybe an offer will show up for me yet.  *fingers crossed*
    Do you have the app on the phone? kindle store app. That is where I saw it. I don't have any emails about it either, or in my account. Just thought maybe its different for everyone. It was in the notifications dongle dingle thingie. Mine is a bell. On the top right. If you don't have notifications turned on there you can find it. If its there.

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #5 on: October 24, 2019, 06:24:28 pm »
    I don't often open the kindle app on my phone or tablet ... but I'll have to check it out. Thanks for the alert!

    Weird that it's not the same for everyone, though. ???
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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #6 on: October 25, 2019, 07:32:03 am »
    Didn't take me long last night to reach my $45. Got my email right away and says 21 days like loonlover said. I am already working my way through the $30  ;D. The promo is automatically used when you buy an ebook and it tells you underneath the price. It lists price as zero and tells you what the book would otherwise cost. I don't see a place yet where I can see the total. Its probably in that weird section of promos I can usually find when going into the amazon video section and click on codes or whatever its called. Under the listing of a movie for example.

    eta: Its not there anymore. Only see giftcards now. I used to be able to see ebook codes on that popup. I'll look around in the account to see if I can find it.
    « Last Edit: October 25, 2019, 07:34:53 am by Atunah »

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #7 on: October 25, 2019, 12:14:32 pm »
    Nothing for me at all  :( Amazon offered me $5 off a Veronica Speedwell book the other day though, so I shouldn't complain.

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #8 on: October 25, 2019, 12:18:13 pm »
    Someone posted this link on mobileread. Some say when they click it says not elgible. Worth a try to see if that triggers your account elgibility or something. Sorry about the lenght of the link, I have no clue how to make it shorter and how to get to that page without the link.

    took out bad link. Don't give me techy thingies to do.  :-X
    « Last Edit: October 25, 2019, 02:58:55 pm by Atunah »

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #9 on: October 25, 2019, 02:33:10 pm »
    Someone posted this link on mobileread. Some say when they click it says not elgible. Worth a try to see if that triggers your account elgibility or something. Sorry about the lenght of the link, I have no clue how to make it shorter and how to get to that page without the link.



    That link takes me to a Chris Fox bundle page.

    edited to remove link in quote
    « Last Edit: October 25, 2019, 03:40:32 pm by crebel »

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #10 on: October 25, 2019, 02:58:24 pm »
    I have no clue whats going on. When I click on that link in the post on mobilereads I get the promo page. I pasted it here and I get that Fox guy stuff.  :-\

    I'll link to the post on mobilereads so you can click from that thread.

    https://www.mobileread.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3907383&postcount=1

    Let me delete that other link. How that heck did it get hijacked like that.

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #11 on: October 25, 2019, 03:46:29 pm »
    I have no clue whats going on. When I click on that link in the post on mobilereads I get the promo page. I pasted it here and I get that Fox guy stuff.  :-\

    I'll link to the post on mobilereads so you can click from that thread.

    https://www.mobileread.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3907383&postcount=1

    Let me delete that other link. How that heck did it get hijacked like that.

    Thanks for trying, Atunah.  I do get to a "Sorry, you are not eligible for this offer" page now. :'(

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #12 on: October 25, 2019, 03:50:01 pm »
    I got the offer page from the link but the Terms mention 'by invitation' and both Amazon & I both know I haven't been invited to that party.
    So, not gonna risk it, got (way!) more than enough to read anyways for the next year or ten (which won't stop me getting more, just sayinzall).

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #13 on: October 25, 2019, 04:06:27 pm »
    You have to have an activate button for it to work in any case. So if you are just seeing that page, but no such button, its not useful. I only saw it on my phone app when I opened my kindle app to check something. I don't read from my phone and the only reason I opened it was because I had a doc appointment and I usually don't have to wait long so I put the book I was reading on the phone. So for a few minutes I could read. And I got this first thing when I opened the app. The message is still in my notification within the app. It popped up in my phone notification bar too, but I didn't see it until after I had already opened the app.

    Now I wonder how they determine who gets it. I know crebel buys lots of books so you'd think she would totally get that offer. I haven't bought as many books lately I have in the past so maybe they tried to lure me in for a shopping spree? Well it worked.  :-\

    it could also be pretty random too. Who knows. I wish everyone here would get that offer as I know you guys would make good use of it.

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #14 on: October 26, 2019, 04:38:38 am »
    nothing for me on my phone or tablet. :(
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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #15 on: October 28, 2019, 07:49:07 am »
    Well I'm disappointed - no special offers for me either...

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    « Reply #16 on: October 28, 2019, 08:15:35 am »
     :( So sorry. I posted this because I thought we all get the offer and I didn't want you guys missing out.

    Black Friday is coming so maybe they'll have some sort of ebook deals then. Or something.

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #17 on: October 28, 2019, 10:46:16 am »
    I received the buy $60 and get $40 dollars offer.  I don't use the Kindle app, so I never even knew the bell notification was there. I was pretty amazed to see how much stuff I had missed out on. Thanks to Atunah, my TBR pile is even gianter now! :D

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #18 on: October 28, 2019, 06:10:23 pm »
    I di dnot get an email on this sadly:(

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #19 on: October 29, 2019, 07:04:41 am »
    I was able to get a $40 credit by spending $60! My credit expires in 21 days, please be sure to use your credit on time if you got one! Thanks Atunah and other posters!
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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #20 on: October 29, 2019, 08:04:56 am »
    I'm just glad some people are getting it.  I haven't spent a lot lately since I've been saving for some other stuff.  Maybe that's part of it.

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #21 on: November 03, 2019, 04:44:14 pm »
    I am sad for I have over $600  ebooks and over 100 audibles. I feel amazon should give me these offers since i spend so much a year on ebooks

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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #22 on: November 04, 2019, 03:24:51 am »
    But, from a business perspective, they don't need to give you an incentive to spend, since you already do. Seems like they're more likely to offer the incentive to those who don't spend so much, but only do a lot of borrowing or buying free books. I bought a few books for some classes I've taken, but mostly what I've read in the last year or two is either a library book, a KOLL book, or a Prime reading book. The last time I spent significant money was when I got one of these incentives about 9 months ago.
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    Re: Spend $45 on kindle books, get $30 promo code to spend on ebooks after
    « Reply #23 on: November 11, 2019, 09:12:23 pm »
    Dont forget to use your credit, if you got one! Like milk, the credits have an expiration date...
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