Way Station, the story of a rural Wisconsin man who operates a pit stop for aliens passing through the galaxy, won the 1964 Hugo award for best novel, and it can be yours on Kindle for just $2 today.
This has absolutely been my favorite age (so far) for reading. Now that my child and I can walk together to the bookstore or library and pick out books together, it’s really fun to talk about what we like best about each book (the illustrations, a funny character, a new word, funny noises...). Kids at this age…
Hot on the heels of my list of favorite books for a not-yet-one-year-old, here is a roundup of some of the best books for a 1-2 year old. You’ll likely recognize some of these from when you were young (classics can’t be beat), but there are some great newer books as well. Enjoy!
As shown by my overflowing floor to ceiling bookshelves, you can never have too many books. And besides that, it’s impossible to read too much to your baby or be too young to enjoy reading. While it seems silly to read to a tiny baby, it’s pretty great as a new parent to have something you can do that you already know…
I have to say, I never expected an illustrated Christmas book to make our bestsellers list, but yippie-ki-yay, A Die Hard Christmas did it. Welcome to the party, pal.
They don’t have the delightful 80's sound track of the movies, being comics and all, but if you like Guardians of the Galaxy, ComiXology is having a huge sale right now on digital comics. Single issues are just $1 each, and collections start at just $3, so make like a Groot, and leaf through the options.
This Sunday’s big Kindle ebook sale is all about nonfiction, with a nice mix of historical accounts and self-help titles for a just a few bucks each. All told, there are 39 books to choose from, but we dropped a few of the most popular options below.
I’m not saying that four hour lines and a hungry President Obama will materialize outside your house after you start applying the lessons you learned from the Franklin Barbecue Meat Smoking Manifesto. But I’m also not not saying that. Download the ebook for just $3 today.
If you can’t get your hands on an SNES Classic, the nostalgia kick you’ll get from this book is the next best thing. Playing With Super Power is the definitive book on the SNES, featuring beautiful artwork, historical accounts, and even a foreword by Reggie Fils-Aimé. At $10, the paperback has never been cheaper.
What’s this? A Kindle ebook sale on a weekday? Choose from nearly two dozen popular titles for just $1-$3 each, including Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, and the official novelization of the Welcome To the Night Vale podcast. Yep, the media industry is weird right now.
If you’ve picked up a Raspberry Pi, and want to learn how to do more with it than just play old video games, Humble’s newest ebook bundle is a terrific deal. 14 how-to ebooks are split across three different price tiers, and you can download all of them DRM-free for as little as $15. Most of them focus on the…
Add the newest season of Twin Peaks to your Blu-ray collection for just $39. This set includes all 18 episodes of the Showtime series that picks up 25 years after Laura Palmer’s death, plus behind-the-scenes special content. Every day, once a day, you should give yourself a present, and this $39 set would be great.
If you’re trying to become a better employee, entrepreneur, student, or just generally a more organized person, Amazon is discounting a bunch of ebooks that might be able to help you do that. All $5 or less, this sale includes titles about how to influence others, manage your day-to-day, remember more and a lot more,…
Felicia Day’s top-selling memoir is just $4 on Audidble today (or free if you’re a member, of course), and a great buy for anyone interested in internet culture. She even narrates it herself.
Mario is getting the Zelda treatment this year with his own hardcover encyclopedia, and preorders on Amazon are currently marked down to $24, from the MSRP of $40. The limited edition, which comes with an item block slipcase and randomized cover, is also on sale for $48, down from its launch price of $80.
Season 2 of Jessica Jones comes out on Netflix this week, and ComiXology is celebrating with a huge sale on the comics that inspired the show. Single issues are just $1 each to download, and there are also several collections that offer even more bang for the buck.
Sunday Kindle ebook sales are basically a Sunday Amazon tradition at this point, but few feature titles as popular as The Handmaid’s Tale, When I’m Gone, and Murder on the Orient Express, just to name a few. Everything’s priced at just $2-$4, so this is a great chance to load up your digital library.
The newest Humble Bundle doesn’t have any video games in it; but it does have books that’ll teach you how to make them. Specifically, 15 books focused on programming and game development. As usual, they’re split among three different price tiers, and you can get them all for as little as $15.
A lot of our readers bought this illustrated Die Hard Christmas book before the holidays last year, but if you missed out, it just dropped back down to $13, so welcome to the party, pal.
In addition to its timely Black Panther sale, Comixology is also running a number of romance-centric comic sales for Valentine’s Day. Options range from Spider-Man/Spider-Gwen to Archie to Scott Pilgrim, plus a bunch of Indies, and more.