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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby maddz » 7:51am on 02 Oct 17

The October Monthly Deals are up at Amazon.co.uk:

Various Rachel Caine (urban fantasy seguing into paranormal romance) first in series at 99p:

Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows 1)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dead-Witch-Wal ... oleplayers

Glass Houses (Morganville Vampires 1)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Glass-Houses-M ... oleplayers

Ink and Bone (The Great Library 1) - more alternate history than urban fantasy so I might give it a try
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bone-Great-Lib ... oleplayers

Jeff Wheeler, Legends of Muirwood, books 1-3 at 99p (probably repeats so check your library)
The Wretched of Muirwood https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wretched-Muirw ... oleplayers
The Blight of Muirwood https://www.amazon.co.uk/Blight-Muirwoo ... oleplayers
The Scourge of Muirwood https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scourge-Muirwo ... oleplayers

The Bad Begining (A Series of Unfortunate Events 1), by Lemony Snicket is 99p
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Unfortunate-Ev ... oleplayers

Pompeii: The Life of a Roman City, by Mary Beard is £3.19
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pompeii-Life-R ... oleplayers

Known repeat deals:

Anno Dracula, by Kim Newman is 99p
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Anno-Dracula-K ... oleplayers

The City and The City, by China Mieville is 99p
https://www.amazon.co.uk/City-China-Mi% ... oleplayers

Temeraire (Temeraire book 1), by Naomi Novik is £1.49 (original UK title His Majesty's Dragon)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Temeraire-Book ... players-21
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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby maddz » 6:14pm on 05 Oct 17

The Super Thursday deals are up at Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=s9_acsd_ ... players-21

Not much of interest - 3 non fiction & 1 fiction title may be worth getting:

A Very British Coup, by Chris Mullin at 99p
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Very-British-C ... players-21

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, by Oliver Sacks at £1.19
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Man-Who-Mistoo ... players-21

Spoilt Rotten: The Toxic Cult of Sentimentality, by Theodore Dalrymple at 99p
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Spoilt-Rotten- ... players-21
I picked this up as a freebie a while back and thought it an interesting read.

Playing It Safe: Crazy Stories from the World of Britain's Health and Safety Regulations, by Alan Pearce at 99p
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Playing-Safe-S ... players-21
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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby maddz » 6:33pm on 05 Oct 17

The Kindle Originals Autumn Sale is running until November 12 (I think!):
https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=s9_acsd_ ... players-21

Again, not much of interest there. The Melissa F Olsen Boundary Magic series (1-3) look fairly reasonable, and the C S Quinn Thief-Taker series (1-3) may be of interest too (mysteries set in London of 1665).

The Kindle Autumn Sale appears to include some (if not all) of the titles in the Kindle Originals Autumn Sale:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=s9_acsd_ ... players-21

Of interest:
The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events), by Lemony Snicket at 99p.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Unfortunate-Ev ... players-21

Rivers of London, by Ben Aaronovitch at 99p - REPEAT
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rivers-London- ... players-21

The Man in the High Castle, by Philip K Dick at 99p - REPEAT
https://www.amazon.co.uk/High-Castle-Pe ... players-21

Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut at 99p - REPEAT
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Slaughterhouse ... players-21

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, by C S Lewis at £1.49 - REPEAT
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lion-Witch-War ... players-21

Seveneves, by Neal Stephenson at £1.99 - REPEAT
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Seveneves-Neal ... players-21

Silverthorn (Rifwar bk 2), by Raymond Feist at £1.99
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Silverthorn-Ri ... players-21

Rogues, edited by George R R Martin and Gardner Dozois at £5.69 (not even half-price!)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rogues-George- ... players-21

A Natural History of Dragons (Memoirs of Lady Trent bk 1), by Marie Brennan at 99p - REPEAT
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Natural-Histor ... players-21

The Peripheral, by William Gibson at £1.99 - probably a repeat
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Peripheral-Wil ... players-21

Also of possible interest:
The Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus 1 (Thank You, Jeeves, The code of the Woosters and The Inimitable Jeeves), by P G Wodehouse at £1.99
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jeeves-Omnibus ... players-21

Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Richard Bach at £1.49 (this may be a repeat)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jonathan-Livin ... players-21

Flashman, by George MacDonald Fraser at 99p
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Flashman-Paper ... players-21

The Golden Notebook, by Doris Lessing at £1.99
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Golden-Noteboo ... players-21

The Screwtape Letters, by C S Lewis at £1.99 (I think this available for free on Gutenberg)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Screwtape-Lett ... players-21

High-Rise, by J G Ballard at £1.99
https://www.amazon.co.uk/High-Rise-J-G- ... players-21

High Fidelity, by Nick Hornby at £1.99
https://www.amazon.co.uk/High-Fidelity- ... players-21
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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby maddz » 7:34am on 07 Oct 17

Todays Amazon,co,uk Daily Deal includes:

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley at 99p
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Brave-New-Worl ... players=21

The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams at £1.09
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hitchhikers-Gu ... players=21
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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby Dom » 1:36pm on 10 Oct 17

Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond at 99p

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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby maddz » 6:16am on 17 Oct 17

The Martians (a companion to the Mars Trilogy), by Kim Stanley Robinson is currently 99p.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Martians-Kim-S ... players-21

Not sure how long this will last.
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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby Dom » 7:12am on 17 Oct 17

The Martian, by Andy Weir (turned into a film with Matt Damon by Ridley Scott) is also 99p today.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00 ... players-21



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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby Dom » 6:50pm on 19 Oct 17

Tomb of Annihilation is currently 25% off at the Book Depository

https://www.bookdepository.com/Tomb-Ann ... 0786966103

If you got the recent 10% voucher, that works too taking it to £25.56


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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby satbunny » 3:14pm on 20 Oct 17

Dom wrote:Tomb of Annihilation is currently 25% off at the Book Depository

https://www.bookdepository.com/Tomb-Ann ... 0786966103

If you got the recent 10% voucher, that works too taking it to £25.56


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I pre-ordered it from Amazon so I eventually receive it at about £28


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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby Dom » 9:14pm on 20 Oct 17

They’re saying December and £37 at the moment.


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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby satbunny » 7:31am on 21 Oct 17

Dom wrote:They’re saying December and £37 at the moment.


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Pre order turned out to be good as sterling collapsed

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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby PaulBaldowski » 10:52am on 21 Oct 17

OK. Not strictly bargain-bargain, but it's one of those leaps of faith when you use a provider for the first time. I ordered a hardback copy of Mythras from Booksplease (http://www.booksplea.se), who are (apparently) based in Southport. I had never heard of them before and I'm naturally suspicious, but also curious as well. £23.65 with free shipping seemed like a bargain for a new hardback, so I ordered it last Sunday - and this morning, I got my copy, well packed and in excellent condition.

I note that the site has a pile of other RPG books - and have a caution that some of the Mythras is in French! - but they appear to adjust prices based on stock and demand, as Mythras has now risen to £25.02.
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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby Dom » 12:56pm on 25 Oct 17

John le Carré's "A Delicate Truth" is £0.99 on Amazon Kindle today.

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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby maddz » 7:10am on 03 Nov 17

Todays's Big Deal on Amazon.co.uk includes a lot of good SF and fantasy:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/search/ref= ... players-21

I'm not going to try and list everything as there's over 50 books.

It includes:

Philip K Dick: Electric Dreams
Brandon Sanderson: The Final Empire
Charlaine Harris: Midnight Crossroad
Joe Abercrombie: The Blade Itself
Alistair Reynolds: Aurora Rising and Revelation Space
Daniel Keyes: Flowers for Algernon
Ursula K LeGuin: A Wizard of Earthsea
Joe Haldeman: The Forever War
Richard Matheson: I Am Legend
Stephen Donaldson: Lord Foul's Bane and The Runes of the Earth
Robert Holdstock: Mythago Wood
Joanne M Harris: The Gospel of Loki and Runemarks
Bradley Beaulieu: Twelve Kings
M John Harrison: Light
Aliette de Bodard: The House of Shattered Wings
Christopher Priest: The Prestige
Pat Cadigan: Synners
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Re: The Bargain Bookstore

Postby satbunny » 4:22pm on 03 Nov 17

Wow that's one heck of a gr8 list.
Mind you, I do think some of these classics should in fact always be 99p..
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