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Old 05-10-2011, 20:22   #41
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Latest Peter James' Roy Grace book is available for £2.79. Am very happy as it was the book of the week in WHSmith this week at a half price £3.99 so it looks at least as if Amazon is prepared to compete!

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Old 11-10-2011, 19:38   #42
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Been thinking about buying a Kindle so having been rummaging around for cheapo books to justify buying a new gadget...

Dunno if it's any good but The Alchemist's Secret is currently 49p.
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Old 11-10-2011, 21:31   #43
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jo Nesbo 3 for £8

gone for this, as its £2.67 per book and with the kindle, there is no worry that such a thick book will be a hassle/the binding goe loose. and I am enjoying the 5th book in the series (snowman) and these are the 1st 3 - of those published in english.
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Prey (Michael Crichton) for 99p
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Another one by Scott Mariani "Uprising" also 49p
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:37   #46
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Bad Science - Ben Goldacre - £2.49 - 4.4 out of 5 stars (382 reviews); £5.19 in paperback.

You'll laugh your head off and then throw all those expensive health foods in the bin. It is an important book and if you were to pick up just one non-fiction book this year you'd do well to make it this one. --The Observer Book of the Year

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Ben Goldacre’s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations.Since 2003 Dr Ben Goldacre has been exposing dodgy medical data in his popular Guardian column. In this eye-opening book he takes on the MMR hoax and misleading cosmetics ads, acupuncture and homeopathy, vitamins and mankind’s vexed relationship with all manner of ‘toxins’. Along the way, the self-confessed ‘Johnny Ball cum Witchfinder General’ performs a successful detox on a Barbie doll, sees his dead cat become a certified nutritionist and probes the supposed medical qualifications of ‘Dr’ Gillian McKeith.Full spleen and satire, Ben Goldacre takes us on a hilarious, invigorating and ultimately alarming journey through the bad science we are fed daily by hacks and quacks.

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Ben Goldacre is a writer, broadcaster and medical doctor from the UK who is best known for his "Bad Science" column in the Guardian newspaper, examining the claims of scaremongering journalists, quack health products, pseudoscientific cosmetics adverts, and evil multinational pharmaceutical corporations, as well as wider themes such as the medicalisation of everyday life and the psychology of irrational beliefs. He has a background in medicine and academia, trained in Oxford and London, works full time for the NHS, appears regularly on radio and TV, and has written for publications as diverse as Time Out, the British Medical Journal, New Statesman and The Lancet, as well as writing and presenting "The Rise Of The Lifestyle Nutritionists" and "The Power of Placebo" in 2008 on BBC Radio 4
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Bad Science - Ben Goldacre - £2.49 - 4.4 out of 5 stars (382 reviews); £5.19 in paperback.[/I]
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Old 09-11-2011, 21:01   #48
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another sale on Amazon.co.uk rainy day sale of kindle books, i just got the Body Farm 2 for £1.99, they had russel brand bookie wookie 2 for £1.99 and lots of others for cheap
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Looks like Amazon are doing a 'daily deal' for Kindle books - first one looks to be available from midnight. Be interesting to see what kind of discounts they offer.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/feature.h...cId=1000577623
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Old 13-11-2011, 23:11   #50
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oh i am in!

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Kindle Daily Deal: Where the Shadows Lie

The first book in Michael Ridpath's thrilling Fire & Ice series, Where the Shadows Lie binds Iceland's landscape, history, secrets and superstitions in a thrilling plot. Amidst Iceland's wild, volcanic landscape, rumours swirl of an ancient manuscript containing a long-lost saga about a ring of terrible power--one that's worth killing for.
Yesterday's Price: £3.99
Today's Discount: £3.00

Kindle Daily Deal Price: £0.99 (75% off)
Hardly a massive bargain - hopefully they'll improve...
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well its a big bargain but by an author i have never heard of. It could be okay, reviews are quite good. though i am reading about Norway detectives at present (Jo Nesbo) and did swedish before (dragon tattoo) so a bit northern focused out!
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well its a big bargain but by an author i have never heard of. It could be okay, reviews are quite good. though i am reading about Norway detectives at present (Jo Nesbo) and did swedish before (dragon tattoo) so a bit northern focused out!
I bought it when it was 98 pence a couple of months ago, it's a 6/10 read not bad enough to give up on and just about good enough to continue reading.
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Kindle Daily Deal: State of Wonder

Pharmaceutical researcher Dr Marina Singh sets off into the Amazon jungle to find the remains and effects of a colleague who died under mysterious circumstances. But first she must locate the eccentric and notoriously tough Dr Anneck Swenson, and face her own disappointments and regrets. Emotional, vivid and atmospheric, State of Wonder is a thing of beauty and mystery, much like the Amazon jungle itself.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/feature.h...rd_i=341689031
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todays deal

Anthony Weller's The Land of Later On is an utterly captivating and achingly moving novel. Funny, full of surprises and rich in history, the story explores what happens when people journey to the afterlife. Readers will root for Kip--a suicidal jazz pianist--whose deep love for the deceased Lucy is the driving force behind the plot.

Sounds rivetting

Not thinking great things about these offers, where is an author we have heard of? this is no better than all those normally 99p offers for book 1 of a 17 part crime series that you hadn't heard of before.
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Now this i may get

John Grisham - the confession £3.65

the new John grisham, at a price that is pretty close to supermarket prices.
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Old 17-11-2011, 07:33   #57
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Punishment

Norwegian author Anne Holt introduces readers to former FBI profiler turned academic psychologist Johanne Vik and police inspector Adam Stubo in Punishment. When the bodies of kidnapped children turn up with notes saying "You got what you deserved", Stubo enlists Vik's help to catch the killer in this thriller that capitalises on every parent's worst nightmare.

Its got 2 reviews!

wonder how long this "daily bargain" will carry on?
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A visit from the Goon squad £1.29 today

ennifer Egan's A Visit From the Goon Squad is one of our top picks for Best Books of 2011. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel hit UK shores this year following its US release in 2010, and circles the lives of Bennie Salazar, an ageing former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs.
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Utterly brilliant. Read it on, well, paper a while back. The way it brutally shifts time and viewpoint character with each chapter reminded me a little of David Mitchell. Technically impressive but also very moving.
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Utterly brilliant. Read it on, well, paper a while back. The way it brutally shifts time and viewpoint character with each chapter reminded me a little of David Mitchell. Technically impressive but also very moving.
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