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Today’s Bargain Book: Wicked by Gregory Maguire

In Maguire’s detailed Oz re-imagining, the Wicked Witch of the West is more than just a villain; she’s also an intelligent, headstrong opponent of Oz’s establishment class, one whose inflexible demands for justice make her a prime political target as she grows in power. Continue reading

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Amazon Silk, or Amazon Browses the Web So You Don’t Have To

The Kindle Fire doesn’t come with a normal web browser, but with something Amazon is calling Amazon Silk, which is Amazon’s attempt at improving page rendering speed, browser responsiveness, and hardware limitations. Amazon has launched a blog about Amazon Silk, … Continue reading

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Amazon says, “Kindles for everyone, even the poor!”

Someone at Amazon must have figured out that things aren’t looking good for the middle class, because the four new Kindle models announced today are all ridiculously cheap, both compared to previous Kindles and the competition. Before the end of … Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “The Strain” by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan

A financier obsessed with immortality brings a vampire to NYC, but the contagion quickly spreads beyond anyone’s control. Continue reading

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Here’s an RSS feed for Amazon’s new Kindle Daily Deal

If you’re a bargain hunter when it comes to ebooks, there’s now a new source for discounted titles: Kindle Daily Deal at amazon.com/kindledailydeal. It’s similar to the Gold Box daily specials that Amazon has offered for years now, but focused … Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “Even You Can Learn Statistics” by David Levine & David Stephan

This basic introduction to statistics will teach you key terms and common statistical techniques, in jargon-free plain language and with practical examples. Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “Everything Is Going to Be Great” by Rachel Shukert

A young woman’s misadventures in Europe, including too much wine, awkward sex, and being mistaken for a prostitute. Raunchy and funny. Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “Mariette in Ecstasy” by Ron Hansen

A devout teenager joins a New York convent in 1906 and begins to bleed from wounds that mimic Christ’s. Is it a miracle or a sham? Come for the stigmata, but stay for the amazing writing style. Continue reading

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