Daily Deals & Freebies – February 13


Kindle Daily Deals

Buying In by Laura Hemphill

Bright, ambitious Sophie Landgraf has landed a job as a Wall Street analyst. The small-town girl finally has her ticket to the American elite, but she doesn’t realize the toll it will take—on her boyfriend, on her family, and on her. It isn’t long before Sophie is floundering in this male-dominated world, and things are about to get worse. With the financial crisis looming, Sophie becomes embroiled in a multibillion-dollar merger that could make or break her career. The problem? Three men at the top of their game, each with very different reasons for advancing the merger. Now Sophie doesn’t know whom to trust—or how far she’ll go to get ahead.

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

Romance Daily Deal

Three Magic Words series by Carolyn Brown

All’s fair in love and war, and Sophie is determined to win the battle for her aunt Maud’s cattle ranch—even if it means fighting Elijah, a rude ex-military man. But it seems that even from the grave Aunt Maud is still matchmaking; her will states that both Sophie and Elijah must share the ranch evenly, and neither wants to give up a share. But Sophie’s main focus is on the ranch, not romance; she just put her life back together after being betrayed in her previous marriage.

Today’s Price: $1.99 (each)
List Price: $9.99 (each)

Science Fiction & Fantasy Daily Deal

Silo Saga: Greatfall by Jason Gurley

Greatfall: The Complete Silo Novel is a dark new story set in the world of Wool, Hugh Howey’s post-apocalyptic vision of humanity and its struggle to survive. (This is the collected, complete story, including the individually-published Parts 1-3.) What happens when a silo goes dark? Maya has been sent to Silo 23 to investigate. Disconnected from the grid, the silo appears to be dead, rotted from the inside. But what Maya finds is a silo that is anything but deceased.

Today’s Price: $1.99
List Price: $3.99

Travel Daily Deal

Tune In Tokyo by Tim Anderson

Everyone wants to escape their boring, stagnant lives full of inertia and regret. But so few people actually have the bravery to run – run away from everything and selflessly seek out personal fulfillment on the other side of the world where they don’t understand anything and won’t be expected to. The world is full of cowards. Tim Anderson was pushing thirty and working a string of dead-end jobs when he made the spontaneous decision to pack his bags and move to Japan. It was a gutsy move, especially for a tall, white, gay Southerner who didn’t speak a lick of Japanese.

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

Teen Daily Deal

Between You & Me by Marisa Calin

Phyre knows there is something life-changing about her new drama teacher, Mia, from the moment they meet. As Phyre rehearses for the school play, she comes to realize that the unrequited feelings she has for Mia go deeper than she’s ever experienced. Especially with a teacher. Or a woman.

Today’s Price: $1.99
List Price: $11.99

Other Kindle Deals

$99 Kindle Paperwhite – Best Buy has the Kindle Paperwhite with special offers on sale for $20 off list price; however, they make it impossible to tell for sure if this is the new Paperwhite or the old model.

$124 Kindle Fire HD – Amazon has decided to include this year’s 7″ Kindle Fire HD in the Valentine’s sale for $15 off the regular price.

$199 Kindle Fire HDX – Amazon is running a limited-time sale the 7″ HDX at $30 off the regular price.

$339 Kindle Fire HDX – Amazon is running a limited-time sale the 8.9″ HDX at $40 off the regular price.

$189 Kindle Fire HD – Last year’s 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD is also on sale. Given the high-res screen and HDMI port, this is arguably the best deal of the bunch.

Kindle Freebies

Melt With You (Fire and Icing) by Jessie Evans – Romance, 4.3 stars, 37 reviews – After ten years as America’s sweetest celebrity chef, Naomi Whitehouse is enjoying life out of the spotlight, back in her hometown of Summerville, Georgia. She’s opening a pastry shop with her sister, housesitting for her snowbird parents, and reconnecting with her roots. Life is good until she runs into her high school sweetheart, Jake Hansen, a sexy firefighter who gives her a reception chilly enough to freeze a forest fire. If Naomi wants her homecoming to remain all cupcakes and sugar cookies, she’ll have to win Jake over. But how can she earn his forgiveness when he won’t even speak to her?

Unauthorized Access by Andrew McAllister – Thrillers, 4.1 stars, 156 reviews – Young computer programmer Rob Donovan receives an emergency call from his boss at the First Malden Bank in Boston after the first successful cyberattack in American banking history scrambles thousands of account records. First Malden’s survival is on the line as furious customers and voracious reporters descend on the bank. Rob is part of the team trying to fix the damage, until the FBI charges him with the crime and brings his world crashing down. Facing prison time and the loss of his fiancée Lesley, Rob’s only chance of reclaiming his life lies in cutting through a web of mistrust and betrayal to uncover the startling truth behind the attack.

Nook Daily Find

Thursdays in the Park by Hilary Boyd

The spark has been missing from Jeanie’s marriage for a while. As she prepares for her 60th birthday things start to reignite in the form of Ray–a gentleman she meets Thursdays in the park on her weekly visits with her granddaughter. It’s a poignant debut love story from Hilary Boyd (Tangled Lives) about love, marriage and second chances at life.

Today’s Price: $1.99
List Price: $15.95

Other Nook Deals

Nook GlowLight – B&N is giving away $20 gift cards with the purchase of a Nook GlowLight at the regular price of $119.

Nook Freebies

Istanbul Intrigues by Barry Rubin – Thriller/World Politics, 5 stars, 2 reviews – This is the story of Istanbul–but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean–during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.

Helpless: A True Short Story by Jake Vander Ark – Fiction, 4 stars, 17 reviews – Jules and Trevor take advantage of potential suicide victims by encouraging them and profiting off their deaths. When Jules falls in love with their seventh target, she’s forced to make a series of life-or-death decisions and a single, impossible change.

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3 Responses to “Daily Deals & Freebies – February 13”

  1. The Kindle Paperwhite at Best Buy is for the paperwhite 1. I looked at the photos on the BB site and it showed the back of it. The PW 1 has Kindle printed on the back and the PW 2 has Amazon printed on the back. So, the one at BB has Kindle on the back.

    • Not much of deal then 🙁

    • Yeah I saw that too but you can’t go off the photos because they might not have updated them. I think it is the new one because it is the only Kindle Paperwhite Best Buy has listed. Why would they still be carrying the old one at this point… Also, they have the 3G Paperwhite and the price is $189, which is the price of the new model, and it too shows the old logo—I just don’t think the image was changed.