Monday, July 16, 2018

Roaring Deals: Week of July 16th

Prime Day Deals!


Golden Valley Romance series, by Liz Isaacson

Eight cowboys and the women who can keep them warm in the snowy Montana winters... The complete Gold Valley Romance series, all in one collection!

Liz Isaacson is known for her clean romance stories.

NOTE: The Amazon title says that the series is 7 books, but the Amazon description that follows lists 8 titles.

Get the ENTIRE 8-book series for only 99 cents! WOW.



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Unnatural Exposure, by Patricia Cornwell


Kay Scarpetta finds herself pitted against a possible bioterrorist in this suspense-filled read from #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell.


When a woman turns up dismembered in a landfill, Scarpetta initially suspects the work of a serial killer she’s been tracking. But her investigation turns far more dangerous when she realizes the victim’s skin is covered in an unusual rash—and Scarpetta herself may have just been exposed to a deadly virus.

Sale price: $1.99




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Kindle Paperwhite

(For Ebook Fans, and You ARE an E-book Fan, Right?)


Save 40% on Prime Day: Get a Paperwhite for $79.

To compare the Paperwhite with other Kindle e-readers (like my personal favorite, the Oasis) and to decide which is best for you, CLICK HERE.








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Kindle Fire HD Tablet

If you prefer reading on a tablet rather than an e-reader, you may want a Kindle Fire HD.

The Fire has a 10.1" screen, 32 GB, and it's Alexa-enabled (that's the voice you ask questions of with the Echosee below!).

Prime Day slashes the price by 33%:
$99 instead of $149.




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For Audio Book Fans: The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot

These smart devices can do so many things (play music, control the lights in your house, remind you to do things, save and add to your shopping list, and on and on), but one of the favorite things to do with them in our house is listen to Audible audio books.

The Echo remembers where in the book you are on your phone, so you can switch devices and stay in the same spot. You can tell it to stop in thirty minutes as your drift off to sleep, or you can increase the volume, back up thirty seconds, and more.

Prime Day sales: 
Echo Dot (not as powerful speakers) for only $29
That's 40% off. 
(Echo Dots usually retail for about $50, about the same as a Google Home Mini.)

Get the Echo Generation 2 for $69.
That's less than half of what our first Echo cost, and it's 30% off the current retail price!



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always, by Sarah Jio

"A gripping novel about the kind of love that never lets go, and the heart’s capacity to remember, from the New York Times bestselling author of Blackberry Winter and The Violets of March"

“[Sarah] Jio’s novel is a fantastic read that explores the world of lost love in a poignant and beautiful way, while still being light and easy to digest. The protagonist is one whom readers can relate to. . . . Jio’s tale also beautifully blends stories from both the past and the present. . . . It’s a great read and comes with high recommendations.” —RT Book Reviews

Sale price: $1.99



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Zaremba: Or Love and the Rule of Law, by Michelle Granas


An Amazon bestseller in World Literature and Eastern European Literature

Cordelia is disabled and painfully shy but none of that matters when a stranger desperately needs her help. Shaken out of a routine that centers on caring for her odd family in Warsawher father is an academic with no life skills, her brother never leaves the villa, and her mother has dementiashe is forced to act. Zaremba, a wealthy businessman, is fleeing arrest when he stops to save her father's life. Cordelia is grateful but wary. Is he truly being persecuted or is he deceiving her? Agreeing to aid him plunges her into new realms of emotion. When he disappears, she must gather all her courage and pursue the truth. Contains no graphic sex or violence.

Zaremba sale price: 99 cents.


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Andrew Carnegie's Maid, by Marie Benedict


From the author of The Other Einstein, the mesmerizing tale of what kind of woman could have inspired an American dynasty.

Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her pockets. But the other woman with the same name has vanished, and pretending to be her just might get Clara some money to send back home.

If she can keep up the ruse, that is. Serving as a lady's maid in the household of Andrew Carnegie requires skills he doesn't have, answering to an icy mistress who rules her sons and her domain with an iron fist.

On sale for $1.99.



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Scandinavia: A History, by Ewan Butler

The dramatic story of Scandinavia: from its earliest Germanic origins and Viking sea raids to its battles for independence and its involvement in World War II. Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, writes award-winning historian Ewan Butler writes, struggled through unions and separations, with both outsiders and each other, developing their own personalities and languages yet retaining their ancient connections.

Scandinavia sale price: $2.99



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30 Sleep Hack for New Parents by Karen Kostohris

Oh, what I would have given for this book when my kids were little!

From the description:  This is a VERY PRACTICAL, HANDS-ON Survival Guide for parents - packed with ideas and proven tips and tricks from an experienced postpartum doula and mother of 5. If you have a newborn or are expecting a baby, this guidebook will be a game-changer for your family's sleep! It is a very quick and easy read - no "heady" or lengthy background information but very practical and useful information that you can apply today!

Sleep Hacks sale price: $3.99


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Amazon's Audible Romance Package


Amazon has a new program for voracious readers, this time specifically romance fans. 

For about five bucks a month, subscribers get unlimited access to thousands of romance books. 

Search them by your favorite author, romance sub-genre, and even character (usually hero) type.




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Regular disclaimer: If I find new deals throughout the week after the post has gone live, I'll update it and note anything new. As always, the responsibility to confirm any price before purchase is up to the reader. Titles listed in deals posts may or may not be ones I've read, and determining what books are right for you, including any content issues, is also the reader's responsibility. Posts include Amazon affiliate links. 

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