Wednesday Midday Links: Kindle Fire, Kindle Touch, Nook Tablet All Ship Early Plus Deals from Avon
First up are deals from Avon. These books are all priced at $4.99. Some retailers aren’t reflecting all the reduced prices but within the next week or so, this should be corrected. The deals are good for US and Canada and at Amazon, BN, and Kobo.
- Any Man of Mine by Rachel Gibson * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
- Waking Up With the Duke by Lorraine Heath * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
- The Seduction of Scandal by Cathy Maxwell * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
- A Night to Surrender by Tessa Dare * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
- What a Duke Wants by Lavinia Kent * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
- One Night in London by Caroline Linden * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
- In Total Surrender by Anne Mallory * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
- The Norse King’s Daughter by Sandra Hill * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
- Every Scandalous Secret by Gayle Callen * $4.99 * Amazon | nook | Kobo
Book Country provides users with three self-publishing packages: $99 for a user-formatted e-book; $299 for a user-formatted print and e-book; and $549 for a professionally formatted print and e-book. Those who select the $549 option can choose from six styles created by Penguin’s in-house designers. Each style corresponds to a certain book genre: “The Sensation” for sci-fi/fantasy titles, for example, or “The Riddler” for mysteries and thrillers. Users can make up to 15 free formatting changes before the book is published.
Dimopoulos thinks that the egoism involved in YA books – including her own – might be the draw for grown-ups. How often do adults get to think only about themselves – and to experience love and sex for the first time? In addition, unlike much contemporary fiction, “There’s always some degree of hope at the end of YA novels,’’ Dimopoulos said.
When customers visit a physical Barnes & Noble store and purchase Patterson’s Kill Alex Cross in hardcover, plus any other Patterson title for children or adults in any format, they will receive a Patterson novella, Merry Christmas, Alex Cross—exclusive to Barnes & Noble.