FREE from Tor: Book #1 of The Wheel of Time series

What’s better than a free e-book? A DRM-free free ebook 🙂 Good until February 15 (2018) at 11:59pm eastern time, you can get the first book in the long “Wheel of Time” fantasy book series by Robert Jordan and his friends by simply giving your email to Tor. This is part of their recurring eBook Club. The offer is available to those in the US and Canada (those darned scattered book rights around the globe).

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Limited Time TOR DRM-free eBook Giveaway: “Envy of Angels” by Mark Wallce

If you like FREE and also DRM-FREE, you are in luck! Good until Friday 9/29/17 at 12pm ET, TOR is giving away DRM-free ebook copies (ePUB, mobi) of Mark Wallace’s “Envy of Angels” fantasy/supernatural book as part of their e-newsletter subscriber promotions.

To get the free e-book, you have to give them your email address. Downloading the free e-book is easy, you just press the button in the link they direct you to. You can get both the ePUB and the MOBI or one of the two options.

If you are not familiar with this book, it is book #1 in a series of five and it has a 4.3 out of 5 rating based on 69 customer reviews at

The first books of long book series are frequently featured in giveaways for obvious reasons. The authors and publishers want us to get hooked in their world and keep reading and buying 🙂

99c Fantasy eBook: “Half a King” by Joe Abercombie

If you like Norse and medieval-y type of fantasy books, Book #1 of the “Shattered Sea” trilogy by Joe Abercrombie is on sale for a limited time for 99c in the Amazon Kindle ebook format. All three books have “Half” in their title. Book #1 is “Half a Sea”. This is a completed trilogy, so you don’t have to wait for “Winds” 🙂

Once you buy the ebook, you have an option to buy the Audible audiobook for $7.49, so even if you prefer the audiobook, it is cheaper to buy the e-book first, and then add the audiobook. The crazy way Audible works 🙂 This is a 385 pager from Random House. So you are getting 3.85 pages per penny 🙂

It averages 4.2 out of 5 based on 700+ customer reviews. I haven’t read it but I just bought it, to add to my never-ending “To Read” list!

The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set for $25

This can make for an ice gift set for kids of all ages, or even as a donation at a local school or church or non-profit. It is a Book Boxed Set, all five books, the The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set, going for $24.95 at Free shipping for Prime members. If you are not a Prime member, you need to add a filler item of $0.05 or more to get the $25+ books free shipping promotion.

The price is such that the Kindle ebooks go for $40, while the actual physical paperback books go for less 🙂 The books themselves average 4.8 out of 5 based on almost 300 customer reviews. I haven’t read them as I’m many centuries away from the YA demographic 🙂

LOTR Theatrical Trilogy for $10 on BluRay [limit 3]

Lord of the Rights time! If you like the theatrical editions of the trilogy, and you like the BluRay format, you can get those three movies on a BluRay set for $10 total at Amazon by Amazon actual. Limit three collections per customer during this sale. These are not the Extended editions with the bonus footage Petyr Jackson added later on. This is the version of the movies that was shown in the movie theaters (thus the “Theatrical”).

That’s almost 400 minutes, that’s almost a shift at work 🙂 So you are getting 40 minutes per $1, a pretty good value if movies were sold like food by the pound 🙂

Outlander Season 2 Collectible BluRay set with Extras for $33

Sing me a song for a BluRay set that is exclusive and not gone! Amazon currently has on sale an exclusive Outlander Season 2 Blu Ray set for $33 with a limit of up to three sets per customer. This includes the Bluray discs (obviously) along with these extras:

  • bonus disc with 20 minutes of extras
  • a 32-page physical colorful book from the show and its production
  • sneak peek at book #9 in the book series by the great Diana Gabaldon
  • collectible box that holds everything mentioned above

Paperback: “Slow Regard of Silent Things” for $5.27

The paperback edition of Patrick Rothfuss’s story “The Slow Regard of Silent Things” is now down to $5.27 at Amazon by Amazon actual. This is significantly less than the Kindle version, and if you are a Prime member, you get free shipping on the book even if you don’t buy anything else! This is not a lightning deal, so the price can fluctuate at any point in time.

SPOILER ALERT: this is a 176-page book, it is part of the Kingkiller Chronicle, and it is *SPOILER ALERT* the story of Auri. I haven’t read this book yet, but I just bought it 🙂

Audiobook (mp3s on CD): Rothfuss Wise Man’s Fear for under $9

Patrick Rothfuss’s “The Wise Man’s Fear” is a long book, almost 1000 pages (993 per the product description). It is the second book in his popular “Kingkiller Chronicles” fantasy series. If you don’t feel like reading the book, and don’t like the restrictions of Audible, he and his publisher offer an additional option, an MP3-CD version of the audiobook. This is all legit, sold by actual, on sale for under $9. You get a CD with mp3 files, this is not stacks and stacks of audio CDs! [free 2-day shipping for Prime members]

NOTE: some of the earlier reviews mentioned that some chapters were missing from some MP3-CDs. So keep an eye out for that.

Season 1 of Game of Thrones Blu-Ray with Digital HD for $20

The Season 1 Blu-Ray set of Game Of Thrones that also comes with a Digital Copy in HD is currently on sale for $20 at with a limit of two per customer. This is a very very good price, since purchasing the TV season on its own digitally costs more than $20 in HD! This is the second release of the Blu-Rays. The first edition did not come with a digital copy but became an unintentional “collectable” since they stopped production after it was discovered that the props department used the head of W.

Outlander Book #1 (Kindle) for $2

The Kindle e-book of Diana Gabaldon’s popular Outlander TV series is currently on sale for just $2 at This is the full book, 560 pages of it. The book series is the basis of the Starz hit show with the same name, helmed by non other than Ronald D. Moore of rebooted Battlestar fame. This is not a lightning deal, so the $2 price could last for a while or end shortly. Can’t go wrong for $2!