App Spotlight: Creepy, Ghostly Apps To Get You In The Halloween Mood

Today we shine the app spotlight on apps featuring ghosts, ghouls and haunted places. Note that these apps are not intended for young children; consider those with no rating given as rated “T” for Teen. First up, from Big Fish Games: Enigmatis – The Ghosts of Maple Creek [Full, Kindle Fire Edition] (5/5 stars, currently … Read more

Kids on Fire: Free Kids’ Classics, In Both Kindle And Audible Formats

You may already know Amazon has bundled some classics of literature in both Kindle and Audible audiobook formats, both formats for free, in order to let owners of the latest Kindle Fire models try out Immersive Reading Technology and Whispersync for Voice (more on that below). What you may not realize is that regardless of whether you’ve bought … Read more

Amazon Free App of the Day: AWEsum!

Today’s Amazon Free App of the Day is AWEsum!, a casual, puzzler that’s like Tetris with a math twist. AWEsum! has an average review rating of 4/5 stars. Fun for adults and a great tool for helping kids learn math facts, it’s available for FREE today only, and also currently comes bundled with a $1 Amazon MP3 … Read more

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

How To Decide Which Kindle Fire HD Is Right For You

We’ve been posting about all the upgrades and great new features of the Kindle Fire HD, and we’re not done yet. But since the only significant differences among the various new Kindle Fire HD models are screen size and the 4G LTE option, the most urgent question for many of our readers is how to decide which … 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