Today’s $1.99 Kindle Daily Deals: Small Town Satire Valeria’s Last Stand For Adults, Supernatural Thriller Flora Segunda For Tweens

Valeria’s Last Stand (4/5 stars, priced at $1.99 today only) – From Amazon: When it comes to the sizes of fishes and ponds, Valeria is a whale in a thimble. She harrumphs her daily way through her backwater Hungarian village, finding equal fault with the new, the old, the foreign and the familiar. Her decades … Read more

Kindle Daily Deals: Omaha Beach and Gossie

Today’s $1.99 Kindle Daily Deals include first person accounts of Omaha Beach and a picture book for preschoolers, Gossie. Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944 (4.5/5 stars, $1.99 today only) – From Amazon: “Balkoski’s depiction of ‘Bloody Omaha’ is the literary accompaniment to the white-knuckle Omaha Beach scene that opens Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan.” … Read more

Video Post: Whispersync for Voice, Immersive Reading and Text to Speech on the Kindle Fire HD!

There are some features of the new Kindle Fire HD that simply must be seen to be fully understood and appreciated, so we’re kicking off a series of video posts demonstrating those features today with one on the topic of all the ways your Kindle Fire HD can read your Kindle books aloud to you. … Read more

Kids on Fire: MyHomework Is A FREE App To Keep Students Organized

Businesspeople, social group leaders and busy parents use all kinds of productivity helper apps to keep track of everything they need to get done in a day, and increasingly, so do students. The myHomework app (5/5 stars, currently FREE) is a student homework calendar, to-do list, tickler file and class schedule all in a single app. From Amazon: – Homework … Read more

Today’s $1.99 Kindle Daily Deals: International Bestseller Chaperoned For Adults, The Sci-Fi Satire Feed For Teens

Chaperoned (4/5 stars) – From Amazon: When an old friend invites her to help renovate a bar in a posh resort town, single gal Christine immediately agrees, anticipating two blissful weeks of sun, cocktails, and gorgeous men. Her excitement is short-lived, however, thanks in no small part to her overbearing mother and one heavy-handed guilt … Read more

Kindle Fire HD vs. Kindle Fire: Software and Functionality

If you already own a regular, non-HD Kindle Fire, then you know it’s a pretty nifty little multi-purpose device, sort of a step between a dedicated e-reader and a full-featured tablet computer. The new Kindle Fire HD, on the other hand, IS a full-featured tablet computer. [TIP: be sure to read all the way through this … Read more