Today only! Just $2.99 for Cinder: a dystopian Cinderella retelling that dominates the charts!

Today only! Just $2.99 for Cinder: a dystopian Cinderella retelling that dominates the charts!

Cinder, by Marissa Meyer

Today only! Pick up the first book in this New York Times bestselling series for just $2.99! If you haven’t heard about Cinder, you clearly don’t have your ear to the ground in the YA fairy-tale-retelling market. Sure, it’s a mouthful, but it’s a category we pay special attention to. Trust us when we say that Cinder has been dominating the charts. Pick it up today, before the deal… turns back into a pumpkin? Sure, let’s go with that.

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The Meg! A book. A film. A prehistoric shark. And a whopper of a sale for just $2.49!

The Meg! A book. A film. A prehistoric shark. And a whopper of a sale for just $2.49!

MEG: A Novel of Deep Terror, by Steve Alten

What does a 70-foot shark eat? Anything it wants to.

The monster is huge, and the movie is even bigger, sitting at #1 this box office weekend. But the book deal is gigantic. Book one for just $2.49, and not one of the first five is more than $5 right now. If you’ve ever been tempted, now’s the time!

(P.S. It’s even a huge hit with reluctant readers!)

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Visit Mars for just $1.99 with this Nebula winner!

Visit Mars for just $1.99 with this Nebula winner!

Red Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson

Can a small team of humanity’s finest terraform a planet? Or will their very humanity tear them apart? Arthur C. Clarke called this one “the best novel on the colonization of Mars that has ever been written.” We call it thrilling sci fi at an awesome price.

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3 heroic book deals to capture your imagination! (Your wallet has never been safer.)

3 heroic book deals to capture your imagination! (Your wallet has never been safer.)

Wonder Woman: Warbringer, by Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo is one of the most popular YA authors writing today. Her Six of Crows was a New York Times bestseller, and now she’s turned her attention to one of Erin’s favorite superheroes of all time. It almost goes without saying that this was also a New York Times bestseller, straight out of the gate. It’s only $1.99 today, so don’t miss it!

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4 free series starters to kick off your weekend!

4 free series starters to kick off your weekend!

Open Minds, by Susan Kaye Quinn

Humanity of the future is telepathic. But some people are born different. The least powerful are zeros, hated because their minds are closed off. The most powerful are jackers, feared for their abilities. Kira is a zero — an outcast, and completely alone. But if they knew what she was thinking, things would be so much worse.

Watch the live action video that won Best Trailer at the 2014 Illinois International Film Festival!

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Digital book haul! Three great reads for less than two bucks!

Digital book haul! Three great reads for less than two bucks!

Welcome to August!

With nearly 5,000 visitors in July, we’ve grown 10-fold since January, thanks to readers just like you. Okay, exactly like you. As in, actually you. To celebrate, we’re introducing something new: digital book hauls!

(In other words, we found 3 great book deals for SO cheap that we bought them all.)

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Easily in our top ten favorite books ever, on sale for only $2.99!

Easily in our top ten favorite books ever, on sale for only $2.99!

Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card

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$2.99 Kindle Sale ($7.99)

Some days, we spend a lot of time searching through book deals (okay, okay… shopping) before we find the perfect one for the blog. But today, we found Ender’s Game about three seconds into our browsing, and that was it. No need to look any further. The writing is superb, but direct. (More like Hemingway than like Rothfuss, although Card loved Name of the Wind as much as we did.) It’s subtle, and it’s smart–profound, but never preachy.

The plot moves at a steady clip, but the character development is brilliant. In fact, Ender himself might be our favorite thing about it.

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