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First time ever cheap, now 99p -

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... dvdtimes01" class="affiliatelink">Emergency Questions: 1001 conversation-savers for any situation - by Richard Herring</a>

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First time at 99p -

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... dvdtimes01" class="affiliatelink">I'm a Joke and So Are You: Reflections on Humour and Humanity - by Robin Ince </a>
  • 'Joyfully entertaining.' - Observer
  • 'Funny, honest and heart-warming.' -Matt Haig
  • 'a smart, laugh-out-loud book.' - Evening Standard
  • 'Deceptively deep. Invaluable and inspiring.' - Stewart Lee
  • ‘Clever, witty and wise. It's very revealing about the psychology of comedians - and the rest of us.’ - Claudia Hammond
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driver8 wrote:The good dick doc's book is currently free on kindle (if you don't have a kindle device, remember you can use the pc/mobile app).

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... dvdtimes01" class="affiliatelink">Male Pelvic Fitness: Optimizing Sexual & Urinary Health - by Andrew Siegel</a>
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Large number of George Orwell's works up for free right now. Homage to Catalonia, Down and Out in Paris etc... along with 1984 / Animal Farm


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Gregg Dunnett (crime fiction) has put his kindle books on Amazon for free from the 8th till the 12th of January.
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These are two collections of Gregg Dunnett that are currently free:
<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... dvdtimes01" class="affiliatelink">The Sinister Coast Collection</a>
<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... dvdtimes01" class="affiliatelink">Things you find in Rockpools Boxset</a>
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Elly Griffiths - The Zig Zag girl is currently free on Amazon. Thoroughly recommended

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Zig-Zag-Girl-S ... B00L7SLUJY
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^ and #2 is only 99p. Set up alerts for #3-5. :)
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99p Deal Of The Day - highly recommended (by me!), rarely cheap, and very well-reviewed (4.7/5, 13k ratings) >>

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK - Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead eBook: Brené Brown: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... dforums-21" class="affiliatelink">Daring Greatly: Transform the Way We Live, Love, Parent, & Lead - by Brené Brown</a>

Even if it sounds only vaguely interesting, BUY IT NOW! ... you won't be disappointed. :D
NETFLIX: Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

Watch Brené Brown’s 2 TED talks (some of the most watched in TED history).

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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Thanks, will give that a go. I do like a personal recommendation alongside the bargain!
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Plenty dropped to 99p for the new month, including these well-reviewed, rarely cheap tomes -

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">The Forest - by Edward Rutherfurd</a> (900pp)
"Engaging . . . A sprawling tome that combines fact with fiction and covers 900 years in the history of New Forest, a 100,000-acre woodland in southern England . . . Rutherfurd sketches the histories of six fictional families, ranging from aristocrats to peasants, who have lived in the forest for generations. . . . But the real success is in how Rutherfurd paints his picture of the wooded enclave with images of treachery and violence, as well as magic and beauty."

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Cilka's Journey - by Heather Morris</a> (350pp) sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Cilka's Journey is a powerful testament to the triumph of the human will. It will move you to tears, but it will also leave you astonished and uplifted by one woman's fierce determination to survive, against all odds.

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society - by Bill Bryson</a> (400pp)
'a must read for any lay scientist, but also accessible for curious non scientists … a pleasingly thematic appraisal of this centuries-old institution brought to you by 20 esteemed writers… lets look forward to another 350 years of groundbreaking discovery'

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Zero Zero Zero - by Roberto Saviano</a> (400pp)
"With keen observation and deep probing, Saviano is an anthropologist and philosopher as much as a journalist. This is an epic account of how the modern cocaine trafficking business came to be and how widespread, how impenetrable, and how intertwined with international commerce and politics--and our everyday lives--it is."

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">A Confederacy of Dunces - by John Kennedy Toole</a> (340pp)
I succumbed, stunned and seduced, page after page, vocal with delight. . . . A pungent work of slapstick, satire, and intellectual incongruities -- "New York Times"
'My favourite book of all time... it stays with you long after you have read it - for your whole life, in fact' -- Billy Connolly


<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Columbine - by Dave Cullen</a> (440pp)
"The definitive account of COLUMBINE, a nonfiction book that has the pacing of an action movie and the complexity of a Shakespearean drama . . . Cullen has a gift, if that's the right word, for excruciating detail. At times the language is so vivid you can almost smell the gunpowder and the fear."--Newsweek
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One more @ 99p -

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">All the Light We Cannot See - by Anthony Doerr</a> (540pp); 4.5/5 (39k ratings)
  • Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer prize for fiction.
  • ‘An epic work about bravery and the power of attachment’ -- Observer -- Books of the Year
  • ‘such a page-turner, entirely absorbing … magnificent’ -- Guardian
  • ‘I’m not sure I will read a better novel this year … Enthrallingly told, beautifully written and so emotionally plangent that some passages bring tears’ -- Washington Post
  • ‘Far more than a conventional war story, It's a tightly focused epic … Doerr paints with a rich palette, using prose that resonates deeply and conveys the ephemera of daily existence along with high drama, sadness and hope … A bittersweet and moving novel that lingers in the mind’ -- Daily Mail
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Book 2 (of 4) in Carlos Ruis Zafon's Cemetery of Forgotten series is £0.99 today:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B002VBV1J0/digital.fix-20
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First time cheap since release 10 years ago, now £1.29 >>

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - by Barack Obama</a>

Barack Obama's first book, Dreams from My Father, was a compelling and moving memoir focusing on personal issues of race, identity, and community.

With this second book The Audacity of Hope, Obama shares personal views on faith and values and offers a vision of the future that involves repairing a "political process that is broken" and restoring a government that has fallen out of touch with the people.
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First time cheap, now 99p >>

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">In the Reign of King John: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England - by Dan Jones</a> - 350pp / 64MB (due to illustrations, so better on a tablet than a paperwhite)

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First time 99p for these -

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">This Other Eden - by Ben Elton</a> - 400pp - I thought I already had this, but apparently not. :suspect:

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist - by Kate Raworth</a> 320pp - look out for the audiobook addon coming up cheap, too.
This is excellent and accessible and should be on the school curriculum. Essential reading for all businesses and managers too ... there is a better way ... doughnuts! Highly recommended.
  • Sunday Times Bestseller, Book of the Year: FT, Forbes, The Ecologist
  • Winner of the Transmission Prize 2018
  • ‘This is sharp, significant scholarship . . . Thrilling.’ -- Times Higher Education
  • ‘A compelling and timely intervention.’ -- Caroline Lucas MP, Books of the Year, The Ecologist
  • ‘An admirable attempt to broaden the horizons of economic thinking.’ -- Martin Wolf, Books of the Year, Financial Times
  • ‘Raworth’s magnum opus . . . A fascinating reminder to business leaders and economists alike to stand back at a distance to examine our modern economics.’ -- Books of the Year, Forbes
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eReaderIQ threw up a load of alerts for authors I follow today...

Horror

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">The Fireman - Joe Hill [99p]</a>
4.3/5 [2570 ratings]
[SHOW]
Nobody knew where the virus came from.
FOX News said it had been set loose by ISIS, using spores that had been invented by the Russians in the 1980s.
MSNBC said sources indicated it might've been created by engineers at Halliburton and stolen by culty Christian types fixated on the Book of Revelation.
CNN reported both sides.
While every TV station debated the cause, the world burnt.

Pregnant school nurse, HARPER GRAYSON, had seen lots of people burn on TV, but the first person she saw burn for real was in the playground behind the school.
With the epic scope of THE PASSAGE and the emotional impact of THE ROAD, this is one woman's story of survival at the end of the world.
<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">The Talisman - Stephen King & Peter Straub [99p]</a>
4.6/5 [1899 ratings]
[SHOW]
Twelve-year-old Jack spends his days alone in a deserted coastal town, his father gone, his mother dying. Then he meets a stranger - and embarks on a terrifying journey. For Jack must find the Talisman, the only thing that can save his mother.

His quest takes him into the menacing Territories, a parallel world where violence, surprise and the titanic struggle between good and evil reach across a mythic landscape.
Horror Fantasy

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Good Omens - Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett [99p]</a>
4.7/5 [11182 ratings]
[SHOW]
What if, for once, the predictions are right, and the Apocalypse really is due to arrive next Saturday, just after tea?

It's a predicament that Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a fast-living demon, now find themselves in. They've been living amongst Earth's mortals since The Beginning and, truth be told, have grown rather fond of the lifestyle and, in all honesty, are not actually looking forward to the coming Apocalypse.

Now people have been predicting the end of the world almost from its very beginning, so it's only natural to be sceptical when a new date is set for Judgement Day.

You could spend the time left drowning your sorrows, giving away all your possessions in preparation for the rapture, or laughing it off as (hopefully) just another hoax. Or you could just try to do something about it.

And then there's the small matter that someone appears to have misplaced the Antichrist . . .
Dystopian Fiction

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">84K - Claire North [99p]</a>
3.8/5 [371 ratings]
[SHOW]
Theo Miller knows the value of human life - to the very last penny.

Working in the Criminal Audit Office, he assesses each crime that crosses his desk and makes sure the correct debt to society is paid in full.

But when his ex-lover is killed, it's different. This is one death he can't let become merely an entry on a balance sheet.

Because when the richest in the world are getting away with murder, sometimes the numbers just don't add up.
Weird Fiction

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Finch - Jeff VanderMeer [99p]</a>
4.2/5 [97 ratings]
[SHOW]
AMBERGRIS: 239 Manzikert Avenue, Apartment 525.

Two dead bodies lie on a dusty floor. One corpse is cut in half, the other is utterly unmarked. Only one is human.

Ambergris is occupied, ruined and rotting. Its buildings are crumbling, or mutating into moist and hostile new life forms. The population is brought to its knees by narcotics, detention camps and arbitrary acts of terror. And for motives unknown, the new masters of the city want this bizarre case closed. Now.

With no leads and one week to conclude his investigation, Detective John Finch is about to find himself in the cross-hairs of every spy, rebel, informer and traitor in town. And what he discovers will change Ambergris forever...
Science Fiction

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Walking to Aldebaran - Adrian Tchaikovsky [99p]</a>
4/5 [211 ratings]
[SHOW]
I’M LOST. I’M SCARED. AND THERE’S SOMETHING HORRIBLE IN HERE.

My name is Gary Rendell. I’m an astronaut. When they asked me as a kid what I wanted to be when I grew up, I said, “astronaut, please!” I dreamed astronaut, I worked astronaut, I studied astronaut. I got lucky; when a probe exploring the Oort Cloud found a strange alien rock and an international team of scientists was put together to go and look at it, I made the draw.

I got even luckier. When disaster hit and our team was split up, scattered through the endless cold tunnels, I somehow survived.

Now I’m lost, and alone, and scared, and there’s something horrible in here.

Lucky me.

Lucky, lucky, lucky.
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<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">And Now For The Good News...: The much-needed tonic for our frazzled world - by Ruby Wax</a> - first time cheap, now 99p. I'm a big fan. She writes about mental health with disarming honesty.
Random Amazon review: I couldn't enjoy this book with a misleading title. There might be encouraging material after the point that I stopped reading. However, after a comparison of President Trump to Hitler, it's not my kind of read. If I could send it back for a refund, I would. 1/5 :lol:

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Margaret-Heffe ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Margaret Heffernan</a> - several of her books, never/rarely cheap, now 99p -
  • Wilful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious - Entertaining and compellingly argued’ Sunday Times; ‘Writing in clear, flowing prose, Heffernan draws on psychological and neurological studies and interviews with executives, whistleblowers and white-collar criminals' New York Times
  • A Bigger Prize: When No One Wins Unless Everyone Wins - 'Universally relevant and hard to fault, this is an important contribution to an expanding genre' --Observer
  • Uncharted: How to Map the Future - "Heffernan is admired for books that question the received wisdom of how management works; she is a business guru who brings the stern discipline of good sense to the business book genre. In this book she turns her attention to a topic that absorbs most business leaders--and the rest of us too: how to think about what the future holds. . . . Wise and appealingly human." --Tim Harford, Financial Times
  • Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes [TED] -- only 100 pp - A powerful manifesto for CEOs and employees alike, this book reveals how organizations can make huge changes with surprisingly small steps.
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First time cheap, now 99p -

<a data-source="forums" data-type="Amazon UK" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... tal.fix-20" class="affiliatelink">Written In Bone: hidden stories in what we leave behind - by Sue Black</a>

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