Daily Deals & Freebies – January 29


News and Deals

$30 off tablets $149 and up at Staples with coupon code 50053

$215 ASUS Transformer Infinity – Refurbished from Newegg via eBay.

How the ‘Netflix of books’ won over the publishing industry (Q&A) – Oyster has grown its library of books available to its all-you-can-eat subscribers to more than 100,000 titles. CEO Eric Stromberg told CNET how it happened, and how the company is changing the world of reading.

Epic! Wants to Be Netflix for Ebooks for Kids – A new start-up wants to bring all-you-can-eat style ebook subscription services to the kids market.

Kindle Daily Deals

My Notorious Life by Kate Manning

A brilliant rendering of a scandalous historical figure, Kate Manning’s My Notorious Life is an ambitious, thrilling novel introducing Axie Muldoon, a fiery heroine for the ages. Axie’s story begins on the streets of 1860s New York. The impoverished child of Irish immigrants, she grows up to become one of the wealthiest and most controversial women of her day.

Today’s Price: $1.99
List Price: $26.99

Science Fiction & Fantasy Daily Deal

The Gift by Dave Donovan

When high-level governmental programmer Sam Steele is called into his office on his day off, he quickly finds himself at the center of a battle for humanity itself. An alien entity is heading straight for Earth, and an elite team of specialists has been assembled to attempt to make first contact. But despite Steele’s expertise, Colonel Eric Web, his superior and longtime thorn in his side, makes it clear he doesn’t want him there.

Today’s Price: $1.99
List Price: $9.99

Romance Daily Deal

Bittersweet by Noelle Adams

Love is the last thing on Zoe’s mind. Widowed at only twenty-six, she’s just trying to get through one lonely day at a time as she grieves her late husband, and finds the energy to take care of her infant son.

Today’s Price: $0.99
List Price: $9.99

Pets Daily Deal

51 Puppy Tricks by Kyra Sundance

51 Puppy Tricks gives puppy owners the tools they need to teach behaviors and tricks to their puppy through step-by-step instructions and photographs. Most other puppy training books focus on curbing bad behavior. Some have training, but only the most basic tricks. Kyra’s curriculum differs from that of 101 Dog Tricks in that the instructions are geared for the less mature dog. Young puppies are not yet well-tuned to humans, and respond better to a clicker than to a voice.

Today’s Price: $2.99
List Price: $18.99

Teen Daily Deal

The Softwire by PJ Haarsma

Thirteen-year-old Johnny Turnbull has always known there was something different about him. It turns out he’s the first-ever human softwire —- able to enter and communicate with computers with his mind. Now that JT and two hundred other orphans have been put to work in alien factories on the first ring of Orbis, things are going very wrong. The “perfect” central computer is malfunctioning, and suspicious eyes are turning to JT. Could he be the one responsible?

Today’s Price: $1.99
List Price: $7.99

Other Kindle Deals

$199 Kindle Fire HDX – Staples has the 7″ 16GB HDX on sale for $30 off the regular price.

$239 Kindle Fire HDX – Staples also has the 7″ 32GB HDX on sale for $30 off the regular price.

$59 Basic Kindle – Best Buy has the basic Kindle on sale for $10 off the regular price.

The Big Deal: Kindle Books Up to 85% Off – Now through February 2nd

Kindle Countdown Deals – Limited-time discounts on Kindle-exclusive ebooks

Kindle Freebies

21 Prayers of Gratitude: Overcoming Negativity Through the Power of Prayer and God’s Word by Shelley Hitz – 4.7 stars, 188 reviews – They say it takes 21 days to form a new habit. And so I have shared 21 prayers of gratitude with you to help you form a habit of prayer in your life. I have taken key truths from scripture and reworded them into prayers of gratitude. Combining prayer with God’s Word is powerful. I have experienced this in my own life and now want to share it with you.

Almost a Bride (Wyoming Wildflowers Book 1) by Patricia McLinn – 4 stars, 468 reviews – Dave Currick was everything Matty Brennan wanted for as along as she could remember. Right up until he broke her heart six years ago. Now that she’s returned to Wyoming for good, what she wants more than anything is to save her family’s ranch. Even if that means swallowing her pride and asking Dave to marry her.

Kobo Daily Deal

Stolen by Allison Brennan

Nothing is more important to private investigator Sean Rogan than his relationship with FBI trainee Lucy Kincaid. But when his past catches up with him, Sean faces an ultimatum: clear his name and help the FBI take down a rogue agent, or go to prison and lose everything he holds dear. With only Agent Noah Armstrong as his back-up and forced to keep Lucy in the dark, Sean steps back into his old world. But the longer he’s undercover, the more dangerous the game becomes. More than Sean’s future with Lucy is at stake—so is his life.

Today’s Price: $2.99
List Price: $7.99

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Tip: For more Kobo.com discount codes see this thread at MobileRead. People often post one-time use codes from contests at the end of the thread.

Nook Daily Find

Imperfect Bliss by Susan Fales-Hill

Author (One Flight Up) and TV comedy writer (The Cosby Show) Susan Fales-Hill puts a modern day spin on Jane Austen’s classic Pride & Prejudice in this hilarious page-turner about the courtship of the Harcourt sisters. When Diana is thrust into the spotlight through a reality show, her older sister Elizabeth (Bliss) tries to resist but is pulled in to the drama and forced to reevaluate life.

Today’s Price: $1.99
List Price: $10.93

Other Nook Deals

$39 Nook Touch – Best Buy has the Nook Touch on sale for $20 off the regular price.

$59 Nook Touch with GlowLight – Best Buy has the older Nook Glow on sale for $20 off the regular price.

Nook Freebies

Growl by Elaine Pierson – 4.5 stars, 209 reviews – A teenage girl with special powers runs away from home and encounters a group of werewolves. All hell breaks loose when Lacey finds herself trapped in the middle of a lifelong feud between two alpha males who both want to claim her as their own.

Noble Intentions: Season One by L.T. Ryan – 4.5 stars, 28 reviews – Jack Noble. Assassin for hire. Former Marine and government agent. He makes no mistakes. He passes no judgement. He feels no remorse. So why the hell does he stop to help a lost child on a busy sidewalk moments before he’s to complete a deal with one of the east coast’s top crime bosses? This simple decision places Jack in unfamiliar territory.

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