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Old 01-05-2020, 07:47   #1581
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The Tiger and the Wolf (Echoes of the Fall Book 1) by Adrian Tchaikovsky £0.99
I've not read this, but I've enjoyed the other books by Adrian Tchaikovsky.
The Tiger and the Wolf
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Old 02-05-2020, 07:52   #1582
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Masses of books dropped in price overnight, including the occasionally discounted:

The Godfather - by Mario Puzo @ 99p, 600+ pages, highly reviewed [4.8/5, 2000 votes]

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Old 02-05-2020, 09:15   #1583
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Salvation - Peter F. Hamilton [99p]
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Salvation is the first title in a stunning science fiction trilogy, the Salvation Sequence, by Peter F. Hamilton.

Know your enemy – or be defeated.

AD 2204
An alien shipwreck is discovered on a planet at the very limits of human expansion – so Security Director Feriton Kayne selects a team to investigate. The ship’s sinister cargo not only raises bewildering questions, but could also foreshadow humanity’s extinction. It will be up to the team to bring back answers, and the consequences of this voyage will change everything.

Back on Earth, we can now make deserts bloom and extend lifespans indefinitely, so humanity seems invulnerable. We therefore welcomed the Olyix to Earth when they contacted us. They needed fuel for their pilgrimage across the galaxy – and in exchange they helped us advance our technology. But were the Olyix a blessing or a curse?

THE FAR FUTURE
Many lightyears from Earth, Dellian and his clan of genetically engineered soldiers are raised with one goal. They must confront and destroy their ancient adversary. The enemy caused mankind to flee across the galaxy and they hunt us still. If they aren’t stopped, we will be wiped out – and we’re running out of time.
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Old 02-05-2020, 13:26   #1584
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Anathem - Neal Stephenson [99p]
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Erasmas, "Razï", is a young avout living in the Concent, a sanctuary for mathematicians, scientists, and philosophers. Three times during history's darkest epochs, violence has invaded and devastated the cloistered community. Yet the avout have always managed to adapt in the wake of catastrophe.

But they now prepare to open the Concentïs gates to the outside world, in celebration of a once-a-decade rite. Suddenly, Erasmas finds himself a major player in a drama that will determine the future of his world as he sets out on an extraordinary odyssey that will carry him to the most dangerous, inhospitable corners of the planets and beyond.
Seveneves - Neal Stephenson [£1.99]
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The astounding new novel from the master of science fiction.
President Barack Obama’s summer reading choice and recently optioned by Ron Howard and IMAGINE to be made into a major motion picture.

THE EARTH WAS A TICKING TIME BOMB.

To ensure the survival they had to look beyond its atmosphere.

So they became pioneers.

Five thousand years later and their progeny form seven distinct races and they must journey to an alien: Earth.

A magnificent, visionary work of speculative fiction from a true visionary that will dazzle you with its depth, psychology and awesome imagination.
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Old 02-05-2020, 15:10   #1585
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So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson [99p]
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From Jon Ronson, the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, this is a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame.

'It's about the terror, isn't it?'
'The terror of what?' I said.
'The terror of being found out.'

For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. The shamed are people like us – people who, say, made a joke on social media that came out badly, or made a mistake at work. Once their transgression is revealed, collective outrage circles with the force of a hurricane and the next thing they know they're being torn apart by an angry mob, jeered at, demonized, sometimes even fired from their job.

A great renaissance of public shaming is sweeping our land. Justice has been democratized. The silent majority are getting a voice. But what are we doing with our voice? We are mercilessly finding people's faults. We are defining the boundaries of normality by ruining the lives of those outside it. We are using shame as a form of social control.

Simultaneously powerful and hilarious in the way only Jon Ronson can be, So You've Been Publicly Shamed is a deeply honest book about modern life, full of eye-opening truths about the escalating war on human flaws – and the very scary part we all play in it.
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Lot's more price drops overnight - check your lists and fave authors.

Love You Dead - Roy Grace series - by Peter James - 10+ books in the series at 99p/each (deal of the day).

The Magic of Reality - by Richard Dawkins

The English: A Portrait of a People - by Jeremy Paxman

The Intelligent Investor - by Benjamin Graham, et al - 600+ pages
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Rarely cheap -

Star Wars: Aftermath: Empire's End - by Chuck Wendig @99p, 400+ pages
Following Star Wars: Aftermath and Star Wars: Life Debt, Chuck Wendig delivers the exhilarating conclusion to the bestselling trilogy set in the years between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

Snowblind (Dark Iceland) - by Ragnar Jónasson @ 83p, Nordic Noir, #1/5 (#3, 4 & 5 also cheap)
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Star Wars: Aftermath for 1.99

Also - the Wendig above is part 3 of a trilogy, part 1 is currently 1.99
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Old 10-05-2020, 15:09   #1589
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Cage of Souls - Adrian Tchaikovsky £0.83
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Cage of Souls - Adrian Tchaikovsky £0.83
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Old 11-05-2020, 09:52   #1591
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Philip K. Dick: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations [£1.28]

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An electric collection of interviews--including the first and the last—with one of the 20th century's most prolific, influential, and dazzlingly original writers of science fiction

Long before Ridley Scott transformed Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? into Blade Runner, Philip K. Dick was banging away at his typewriter in relative obscurity, ostracized by the literary establishment. Today he is widely considered one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. These interviews reveal a man plagued by bouts of manic paranoia and failed suicide attempts; a career fuelled by alcohol, amphetamines, and mystical inspiration; and, above all, a magnificent and generous imagination at work.
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This book consist of 6 interviews with author Philip K. Dick (1928 - 1982) over the period 1974-82. The last interview took place several days before his death from a stroke on March 2, 1982.
Looks like this is the cheapest it's ever been (according to ereaderiq).
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Old 15-05-2020, 18:07   #1592
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Broken Monsters - Lauren Beukes [99p]
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In the city that’s become a symbol for the death of the American dream, a nightmare killer is unravelling reality. The new thriller from Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls.

Detective Gabi Versado has hunted down many monsters during her eight years in Homicide. She’s seen stupidity, corruption and just plain badness. But she’s never seen anything like this.

Clayton Broom is a failed artist, and a broken man. Life destroyed his plans, so he’s found new dreams – of flesh and bone made disturbingly, beautifully real.

Detroit is the decaying corpse of the American Dream. Motor-city. Murder-city. And home to a killer opening doors into the dark heart of humanity.

A killer who wants to make you whole again…
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Old 15-05-2020, 18:17   #1593
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Brilliant book. Definitely worth the 99p if you haven't got it.
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Rarely cheap, recommended (by me!) and highly reviewed - now 99p/each >>

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Self-help - watch Brené Brown’s 2 TED talks (some of the most watched in TED history).

2 of her books are at their lowest prices yet -

Rising Strong - - if we are brave enough, often enough, we will fall. This is about getting back up.

Daring Greatly: Transform the Way We Live, Love, Parent, & Lead
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Brené Brown (PhD) is a research professor at the University of Houston. She has spent the last two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy, and is the author of four #1 New York Times bestsellers.

"a new vocabulary, a way to talk with each other about the ideas and feelings and fears we've all had but haven't quite known how to articulate. . . . Brené empowers us to be a little more courageous." -- The Huffington Post

"With a fresh perspective that marries research and humor, Brown offers compassion while delivering thought-provoking ideas about relationships - with others and with oneself." -- Publishers Weekly
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Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is Today's Big Deal. Each book reduced to 99p:

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: 42nd Anniversary Edition

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It's an ordinary Thursday lunchtime for Arthur Dent until his house gets demolished. The Earth follows shortly afterwards to make way for a new hyperspace express route, and his best friend has just announced that he's an alien. At this moment, they're hurtling through space with nothing but their towels and an innocuous-looking book inscribed, in large friendly letters, with the words: DON'T PANIC.

The weekend has only just begun . . .

With exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by former Doctor Who showrunner, Russell T Davies.
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

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This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Monty Python star, Terry Jones.
Life, the Universe and Everything
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This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Simon Brett, producer of the original radio broadcast.
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
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This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Neil Gaiman.
Mostly Harmless
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This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Dirk Maggs.
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First time cheap, now just 99p for the well-reviewed 1600 page (!) trilogy -

The First Law Trilogy - by Joe Abercrombie - includes: The Blade Itself, Before They Are Hanged, Last Argument of Kings

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  • Think “Conan the Barbarian” meets “Game of Thrones” in a gloriously epic production directed by Quentin Tarantino.
  • "Imagine The Lord of the Rings as directed by Kurosawa." -- Wall Street Journal
  • "Abercrombie writes fantasy like no one else." -- Guardian
  • "Magnificent, richly entertaining" -- Time
  • "New, fresh, and exciting." -- The Independent
  • "Exhilarating... Abercrombie's knack for wit and grit holds your attention throughout, and his eye for character means that there's heart as well as muscle." -- SFX
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Fact Hunt: Fascinating, Funny and Downright Bizarre Facts About Video Games by Larry Bundy Jr - £3.99

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A bumper collection of facts about video games from YouTuber extraordinaire, Larry Bundy Jr, this book will debunk myths and urban legends, delve into developers' biggest successes and failures, explore the odd characters behind the games and unearth the obscure, the forgotten, the cancelled and the abandoned aspects of the gaming world.
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The Psycopath Test - Jon Ronson [99p]
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What if society wasn't fundamentally rational, but was motivated by insanity? This thought sets Jon Ronson on an utterly compelling adventure into the world of madness.

Along the way, Jon meets psychopaths, those whose lives have been touched by madness and those whose job it is to diagnose it, including the influential psychologist who developed the Psychopath Test, from whom Jon learns the art of psychopath-spotting. A skill which seemingly reveals that madness could indeed be at the heart of everything . . .

Combining Jon Ronson's trademark humour, charm and investigative incision, The Psychopath Test is both entertaining and honest, unearthing dangerous truths and asking serious questions about how we define normality in a world where we are increasingly judged by our maddest edges.
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Fantasy

If you missed the offer on the trilogy ^

The Blade Itself (The First Law 1) - Joe Abercrombie [99p]
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Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and increasingly bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer extraordinaire, is trapped in a twisted and broken body - not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine of torturing smugglers.

Nobleman, dashing officer and would-be fencing champion Captain Jezal dan Luthar is living a life of ease by cheating his friends at cards. Vain, shallow, selfish and self-obsessed, the biggest blot on his horizon is having to get out of bed in the morning to train with obsessive and boring old men.

And Logen Ninefingers, an infamous warrior with a bloody past, is about to wake up in a hole in the snow with plans to settle a blood feud with Bethod, the new King of the Northmen, once and for all - ideally by running away from it. But as he's discovering, old habits die really, really hard indeed...

...especially when Bayaz gets involved. A bald old man with a terrible temper and a pathetic assistant, he could be the First of the Magi, he could be a spectacular fraud, but whatever he is, he's about to make the lives of Glotka, Jezal and Logen a whole lot more difficult...
4.5/5 (1,785 ratings)

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99p -

A Bit of a Stretch: The Diaries of a Prisoner - by Chris Atkins

Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You: A Guide to the Universe - by Marcus Chown



How do I get my Kindle Book credit?
Customers receive their Kindle Book credit after activating the offer and spending £10 or more on any one or more Kindle Books between June 5 and June 11, 2020 (in one or multiple transactions). You must activate your offer by clicking “Get offer” any time during the offer period in order for your purchases to count.
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It also seems the 1 pound credit for delayed delivery is back. Hit and miss in what for but had 3 quid now
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