Archive for April, 2011

In the words of one historian, the Civil War is “the American Iliad” – Here’s a historical novel that brings that truth to life: Timothy Woods’ GRANT ME TIMELY GRACE is our Kindle Nation eBook of the Day, and Here’s a Free Sample- 4.5 stars – just $2.99 on Kindle!

April 23, 2011
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In the words of one historian, the Civil War is “the American Iliad” – Here’s a historical novel that brings that truth to life: Timothy Woods’ GRANT ME TIMELY GRACE is our Kindle Nation eBook of the Day, and Here’s a Free Sample- 4.5 stars – just $2.99 on Kindle!

With Robert Redford’s THE CONSPIRATOR in theatres, here’s a Civil War novel with a strong feminist theme that will appeal to men and women alike. Timothy Woods’ moving historical novel is informed by thorough research, a sense of its characters’ weariness with war,  and an understanding of the war’s international dimensions. GRANT ME TIMELY GRACE - 4.5 stars –...

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Around the Kindlesphere: Amazon Announcing Earnings, BookLending Doing Good, Kindle Authors Getting Wealthy

April 22, 2011
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Around the Kindlesphere: Amazon Announcing Earnings, BookLending Doing Good, Kindle Authors Getting Wealthy

Amazon to Announce Quarterly Earnings. With the markets closed today in religious observance, it seems a good time to note that next Tuesday, after the close of the normal trading day, Amazon will announce its most recent quarterly earnings and hold a conference call for analysts to drill down on what the numbers really mean. The event will be...

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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: Q&A About the New $114 “Kindeal”

April 22, 2011
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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: Q&A About the New $114 “Kindeal”

  Thanks to Kindle Nation citizen Kim for a great email with some smart questions about what to expect with the new $114 Kindle with Special Offers, prefaced by some very kind words about Kindle Nation, which of course we did not mind in the least.   As you may have noticed on our Facebook page, we’ve taken to...

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Must-Read Fiction for April — and a Free Book! — in Five-Star Fiction: A Monthly Special from Kindle Nation

April 22, 2011
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Must-Read Fiction for April — and a Free Book! — in Five-Star Fiction: A Monthly Special from Kindle Nation

April 2011 Five-Star Fiction A Monthly Special from Kindle Nation & BookLending.com from world-class authors to world-class readers The Kindle – Now just $114 Greetings from Kindle Nation and BookLending.com!   This is just the third issue of what has become a monthly feature for (mainly) Kindle fiction lovers, and we have to say that our 5-Star Fiction partner,...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Friday, April 22: Four Brand New Freebies, plus … Paul Levine’s Best “Jake Lassiter” Mystery Yet: Flesh & Bones (Today’s Sponsor)

April 22, 2011
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Friday, April 22: Four Brand New Freebies, plus … Paul Levine’s Best “Jake Lassiter” Mystery Yet: Flesh & Bones (Today’s Sponsor)

Only a very lucky few of us will have the opportunity to spend this Summer touring Europe, but if there’s any chance you might be among that elect any time soon, it’s an absolute must that you pick up the new HSA travel guide that sits with three other brand new selections atop this morning’s latest additions to our...

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AIN’T NO SUNSHINE by Leslie DuBois – 4.7 stars and now just 99 cents on Kindle! – Our eBook of the Day, and Here’s a Free Sample

April 22, 2011
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AIN’T NO SUNSHINE by Leslie DuBois – 4.7 stars and now just 99 cents on Kindle! – Our eBook of the Day, and Here’s a Free Sample

WHITES ONLY — Words that adorned every building in Livingston, Virginia during the summer of 1963. Words that told Stephen that what he felt for his colored neighbor Ruthie was wrong. In time, Ruthie becomes the only ray of sunshine in his life and he is not willing to let her go without a fight … a fight that...

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Bargain Books on Kindle #9: More Great Reads, all for just 99 cents each!

April 21, 2011
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Bargain Books on Kindle #9: More Great Reads, all for just 99 cents each!

With nearly a million books in the Kindle Store, it’s no wonder that one Kindle Nation citizen recently channeled Erasmus with a Facebook status update that said, in so many words, “So many books, so little time!”   But we are here to help with a new batch of quality 99-cent reads from some terrific authors. Each of the...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Thursday, April 21: Save Money and Make Money with Today’s Latest Freebies! plus … Take a fun, filled sci-fi, fantasy ride for JUST 99 CENTS with L.M. Preston’s THE PACK (Today’s Sponsor)

April 21, 2011
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Thursday, April 21: Save Money and Make Money with Today’s Latest Freebies! plus … Take a fun, filled sci-fi, fantasy ride for JUST 99 CENTS with L.M. Preston’s THE PACK (Today’s Sponsor)

A brand new freebie has just tumbled onto our radar, and it could help you bring your business to the next level…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor Why are the children of the security force on Mars disappearing? Once they take her brother David, teenage techo-geek Shamira uses her hyper-senses and amazing technology to search out...

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From the bestselling author of THE SEX CLUB, LJ Sellers’ latest Detective Wade Jackson mystery DYING FOR JUSTICE is our eBook of the Day! 4.8 Stars and Just $2.99 on Kindle, and Here’s a Free Sample!

April 21, 2011
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From the bestselling author of THE SEX CLUB, LJ Sellers’ latest Detective Wade Jackson mystery DYING FOR JUSTICE is our eBook of the Day! 4.8 Stars and Just $2.99 on Kindle, and Here’s a Free Sample!

Here’s the set-up for L.J. Sellers’ Dying for Justice, just $2.99 for Kindle: When Gina wakes up from a two-year coma, she realizes someone tried to kill her and make it look like suicide. Detective-in-training Lara Evans is assigned the case, but when she discovers who the main suspect is, she fears she’s in way over her head. Meanwhile...

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Free Kindle Nation Shorts – April 20, 2011: An Excerpt from Flesh & Bones (The Jake Lassiter Series), By Paul Levine

April 20, 2011
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Free Kindle Nation Shorts – April 20, 2011: An Excerpt from Flesh & Bones (The Jake Lassiter Series), By  Paul Levine

Before he gave up suits for underwear as work garb, author Paul Levine was a lawyer for a high-powered, high-priced firm. He tried hundreds of cases and handled appeals at every level, up to and including the Supreme Court. He has won the John D. MacDonald fiction award and has been nominated for an Edgar, a Macavity, the International...

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