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The Humble E-Book Bundle

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Well this is new to me.

Ebooks ya get

Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow
Pump Six and Other Stories by Paolo Bacigalupi
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
Invasion: The Secret World Chronicle by Mercedes Lackey, Steve Libby,Dennis Lee, and Cody Martin
Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link
Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link

Pay more than the average and get 2 Ebooks free.....

Signal to Noise by Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean
Old Man's War by John Scalzi
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The only book on that list that I've read is Old Man's War, and it's well worth buying.

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I like where this trend is going.

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Jag wrote:I like where this trend is going.
Agreed.

I don't have an e-reader currently. But the girlfriend does. I'll have to point this out to her.
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Neat.

Just did my best to raise the average. :twisted:
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And the average has spiked from $9+ to $11+ since I became aware of it ... 2 hours ago.

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AND it can e-mail them directly to my Kindle. :wub:

Scalzi's Old Man's War is really good, for anyone on the fence. Never read any of the other books.

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Haven't read these books specifically, but I like Cory Doctorow's fiction, and Kelly Link is a good writer, but you have to be prepared for weird/surreal. I don't think she's to everyone's liking. I've seen a few titles by her in free ebook giveaways, so I'm not at all surprised she's supporting this bundle.

I enjoyed Signal to Noise, and wonder how it looks digitally.
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silverjon wrote: I enjoyed Signal to Noise, and wonder how it looks digitally.
Comes through as a straight PDF. Very large format so it looks great on a PC screen, pretty much unreadable on a phone and somewhere in the middle on a Fire.

The rest of the books Kindle over just fine.
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Librarything is currently providing me with more free ebooks than I have time to read. The one I'm currently reading is a book about the Magna Carta by an amateur historian, and so far it is quite entertaining.

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Jag wrote:I like where this trend is going.
:D

Agreed, though book publishers definitely do not.

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But wait, there's more!


We've just added five amazing webcomic collections to our latest bundle! This includes awesome works from Penny Arcade including Attack of the Bacon Robots and Epic Legends of the Magic Sword Kings; two volumes from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal including Save Yourself, Mammal! and The Most Dangerous Game; and intelligent humor extravaganza xkcd: volume 0!

If you have already purchased the bundle, these should automatically show up on your download page. New customers can access them by paying more than the current average on the site. All five anthologies are DRM-free and available in beautiful PDF format that will work great on your computer, eBook readers, and many mobile devices.
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Custom-made for Daehawk: Star Trek magazine bundle

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Also a cool Puzzle book bundle, for one more day anyway.

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Defiant wrote:Also a cool Puzzle book bundle, for one more day anyway.
Indeed, the puzzle book bundle is a splendid bargain. Well worth grabbing while you still can.
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I was interested, but I know I'd never use digital versions of them. The hardback version of the long form puzzle story would be cool, but shipping alone was $15 on it.

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I bought the programming languages bundle, even though I doubt I'll see half of those languages myself. :)
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Kasey Chang wrote:I bought the programming languages bundle, even though I doubt I'll see half of those languages myself. :)
You jammed me. I can never say no to those bundles. I’ve got about 400 ebooks on programming and can’t say no to them.
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