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On this blog we will track down the latest Amazon Kindle news. We will keep you up to date with whats hot in the bestsellers section, including books, ebooks and blogs... and we will also bring you great Kindle3 tips and tricks along with reviews for the latest KindleDX accessories.

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Daily Deals: Two Mitch Albom Books, Princess Academy and Daily Cardio Workout

Have a Little Faith: A True StoryToday Amazon offers Have a Little Faith: A True Story by Mitch Albom just for $1.99

Albom delivers a command audio performance. He brings his two clergymen-protagonists-an elderly rabbi from Albom’s home synagogue and an African-American pastor leading a ministry to Detroit’s homeless population-to vivid life and conveys their messages of faith with sensitivity and respect. The audio’s most memorable moments feature the humility-and eccentricity-of the two spiritual leaders who, despite their deep religious commitment, refuse to be placed on a pedestal. From the ail-ing Jewish leader breaking out into whimsical songs in the middle of his grueling medical treatments and his Christian counterpart savoring the joys of barbecuing, Albom’s characterizations brim with humor and compassion.

Some words about the Author

Mitch Albom writes for the Detroit Free Press, and has been voted America’s No. 1 sports columnist ten times by the Associated Press Sports Editors. A former professional musician, he hosts a daily radio show on WJR in Detroit.

Princess AcademyAlso you can buy Princess Academy by Shannon Hale just for $1.99

Grade 5-9–The thought of being a princess never occurred to the girls living on Mount Eskel. Most plan to work in the quarry like the generations before them. When it is announced that the prince will choose a bride from their village, 14-year-old Miri, who thinks she is being kept from working in the quarry because of her small stature, believes that this is her opportunity to prove her worth to her father. All eligible females are sent off to attend a special academy where they face many challenges and hardships as they are forced to adapt to the cultured life of a lowlander. First, strict Tutor Olana denies a visit home. Then, they are cut off from their village by heavy winter snowstorms. As their isolation increases, competition builds among them. The story is much like the mountains, with plenty of suspenseful moments that peak and fall, building into the next intense event. Miri discovers much about herself, including a special talent called quarry speak, a silent way to communicate. She uses this ability in many ways, most importantly to save herself and the other girls from harm. Each girl’s story is brought to a satisfying conclusion, but this is not a fluffy, predictable fairy tale, even though it has wonderful moments of humor. Instead, Hale weaves an intricate, multilayered story about families, relationships, education, and the place we call home. –- Linda L. Plevak, Saint Mary’s Hall, San Antonio, TX

Some words about the Author

Shannon Hale started writing books at the age of ten, earning an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Montana sixteen years later, and publishing The Goose Girl, her first book, not long after that. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband, and their son, Max.

 

Daily Cardio WorkoutDaily Cardio Workout is a small application which can help you with your health. Today only you can download this application for free. Thanks to Amazon’s Appstore Deals.

Daily Cardio Workout contains two 5 to 10 minute daily cardio routines for men and women that step you through twenty of the best cardio exercises you can do in the comfort of your own home. These proven exercises, demonstrated by a certified personal trainer, will whip you into shape in no time.

The routine’s simple interface, complete with video and timer, allows you to easily follow along and understand each exercise.

Full version features:

  • Two workouts
  • Random & custom workouts
  • Landscape mode & ad-free

Daily Deals: The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Concentrate

The Five People You Meet in HeavenToday Amazon offers The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom for $2.24. This book has great number customer reviews – 1820 and average assessment is 4.0 of 5 star which is very high.

Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. His days are a dull routine of work, loneliness, and regret.

Then, on his 83rd birthday, Eddie dies in a tragic accident, trying to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakens in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a lush Garden of Eden, but a place where your earthly life is explained to you by five people. These people may have been loved ones or distant strangers. Yet each of them changed your path forever.

One by one, Eddie’s five people illuminate the unseen connections of his earthly life. As the story builds to its stunning conclusion, Eddie desperately seeks redemption in the still-unknown last act of his life: Was it a heroic success or a devastating failure The answer, which comes from the most unlikely of sources, is as inspirational as a glimpse of heaven itself.

In The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom gives us an astoundingly original story that will change everything you’ve ever thought about the afterlife — and the meaning of our lives here on earth. With a timeless tale, appealing to all, this is a book that readers of fine fiction, and those who loved Tuesdays with Morrie, will treasure.

Some words about the Author.

Mitch Albom writes for the Detroit Free Press and has been voted America’s No. 1 sports columnist ten times by the Associated Press Sports Editors. A former professional musician, he hosts a daily radio show on WJR in Detroit.

 

ConcentrateConcentrate is a game for your Kindle Fire which you get today only for free.

Concentration is a classic memory game using a 52-card deck. If you enjoy playing memory card games, but feel you’ve outgrown matching cartoon animal faces and fruits, Concentration offers a more aesthetically age-appropriate version of the game you’ve always loved–but you’re five-year old can still play it too.

Flip and Match

The cards are dealt out face-down. The player picks two cards and tries to find a match in rank. If they match, the cards are removed from the game. Otherwise they are flipped back over. The game ends when all cards are removed.

High Scores and Best Time

The simple touch interface allows you to flip cards with a touch of the finger. Compete for the highest score and best time with everyone in the family. Concentration is simple, entertaining, familiar, and great for warming up your memory muscles.