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minsmum Fri 26-Jul-13 14:36:01


just to let people know that the sale has started today. Sorry I am no good with linky things

NadiaWadia Sun 18-Aug-13 16:27:23

antimatter yes I think so

LadyMilfordHaven Sun 18-Aug-13 11:47:00

Spies is ace. Quite old tho

schoolchauffeur Sat 17-Aug-13 22:25:17

Sorry Ribenainmyeye- about the bizarre abbreviation of your name!! Clearly had a juicy steak and chips on my mind at the time!! Hope you are enjoying the book!

antimatter Sat 17-Aug-13 00:21:53

antimatter Sat 17-Aug-13 00:07:30

did you mean this link?

NadiaWadia Thu 15-Aug-13 03:55:07

Well I have today had an e-mail from Amazon about the Summer Sale. Maybe they are sending them out in batches or something!

ribenainmyeye Sun 11-Aug-13 20:49:58

Thanks schoolchauffeur I'm looking forward to it now. Love my nickname of ribeye by the way grin

Levantine Sun 11-Aug-13 19:42:20

sad thanks

antimatter Sun 11-Aug-13 15:01:06

Levantine - yes it was that book for 99p, they finished that promotion I think

schoolchauffeur Sun 11-Aug-13 14:35:17

ribeye, I loved Spies and I passed it on to three or four other people who all enjoyed it too.

ribenainmyeye Sun 11-Aug-13 13:13:50

big brother is there, just not included in the sale anymore which is a shame.

im going to buy spies by michael frayn but am a bit cautious! the bad reviews say its pretentious and dull and the 5 star review i tried to read contained 'oneself' so many times i was even more inclined to think this book may be pretentious and dull! i really like the blurb for it though so will give it a go! grin

Levantine Sun 11-Aug-13 10:32:14

I can't fine the lionel shrivel one anywhere. Do you mean the one about her big brother?

CoteDAzur Sun 11-Aug-13 10:20:45

hackmum - I just bought Spies at the Kindle sale. Thank you for the recommendation smile

minsmum Sun 11-Aug-13 00:10:40

Yes and the Amazon deals as well. I got a free voucher to buy a book for a pound. Well a couple but I didn't want one of the deals.

Hackmum I was looking at Spies but couldn't make up my mind thank you for making it up for me

antimatter Sat 10-Aug-13 21:17:04

I got that link via email
are you subscribed to daily email for kindle offers?

hackmum Sat 10-Aug-13 21:03:23

Just been through again - the books are in an entirely random order, aren't they? Bought a biography of Nancy Mitford on the basis that for 99p, you can't go wrong.

If anyone's looking for a recommendation, one of the books on there is Spies by Michael Frayn, which is a wonderful read. One of my favourites from the past 10 years.

hackmum Sat 10-Aug-13 20:58:15

Thanks for the tip. Bought the Lionel Shriver and have just finished it.

"Mind you, I was amazed at the poor quality of the Kindle version of another of Mantel's books, Beyond Black, which was crammed with scanning errors. It was clear that the e-version hadn't been proofread. I got my money back."

I've had this problem too, with a few books. It was particularly noticeable in that Julian Barnes one that won the Booker, with the letters rn appearing as m, or vice versa, and the letter l being mixed up with 1.

minsmum Sat 10-Aug-13 16:06:45

Yes it was on the Kindle discussion forum. I always like to have a look because the people on it are very quick to point out any price drops etc.

UseHerName Fri 09-Aug-13 09:10:40

i didn't get an email either and the link on their landing page isn't terribly evident

it was mumsnet pointed me in the direction of the sale

NadiaWadia Thu 08-Aug-13 15:10:46

Oh right, do you mean the discussion forum on Amazon?

You would think they would want to publicize it by sending out e-mails, though, I'm sure they used to, can remember getting one about January sale etc.

minsmum Thu 08-Aug-13 13:45:53

No Nadia I didn't but I always check the discussion forum and it was posted on there that it had started. So I just thought people on here would want to know

NadiaWadia Thu 08-Aug-13 13:32:45

minsmum, did you get an e-mail from Amazon about this? Because I didn't get one, even though I'm signed up to Deal of the Day.

Thanks, anyway, if not for you I wouldn't have known. Although now the Lionel Shriver one seems to be gone sad

UseHerName Sat 03-Aug-13 15:30:40

ooh maggie gee,rosemary's baby,stepford wives and devil wears prada 1&2 already

also the hilary mantel one-bringing up the dead/bodies?might return it tho as im not sure about it grin

IloveJudgeJudy Sat 03-Aug-13 15:23:35

Thank you all for your pointers towards certain books. I couldn't find them myself on the sale pages.

weebarra Sat 03-Aug-13 10:37:31

Thanks for that - imminent DC3 and hospital stay so will need kindle fully loaded!

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