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$13 For Frozen, Monsters University and Other Disney Blu-Ray Titles

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Hurry over to Amazon’s Disney movie sale to see a long list of DVD & Blu-Ray titles on sale as low as $9 — for a limited time.

Save on various hit titles including, Frozen ($13 DVD), Ice Age ($9 Blu-Ray), The Pirate Fairy ($13 DVD ), Saving Mr. Banks ($13 DVD) and more. Go here (plus more here) to see the full list of family movie deals.

Here are some popular titles that qualify for the sale:

Frozen DVD Best Price  Pirate Fairy DVD Best Price  Monsters University Best Price DVD

Robots DVD Best Price  Saving Mr. Banks DVD  ICE Age Blu Ray DVD Best Price

Horton Hears a Who Blu Ray DVD Best Price  Mr. Popper's Penguins Best Price DVD  Rio 2 Deal Blu-Ray DVD Best Price

“Secret Sauce” Savings Tip:  Amazon prices can change often — you will not want to delay if you want this deal.  Also, be sure to verify the price before adding the item to your cart.

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FREE! An Evening With Award‐winning Illustrator Jerry Pinkney — Reception and Book Signing

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Fort Worth Library Jerry Pinkney Signing

The Fort Worth Library and the African American Museum of Dallas will present an evening with award‐winning illustrator Jerry Pinkney — Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m. at the Ella Mae Shamblee Branch Library.  A free reception and book signing will follow a discussion with Pinkney about his career, books, and approach to illustration. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Books By Illustrator Jerry Pinkney   Books By Illustrator Jerry Pinkney

Among the many honors received by Pinkney are the Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King Award and the New York Times Best Illustrated Award. “My intent is to lead the viewer into a world that exists only because of that picture,” said Pinkney.

Books By Illustrator Jerry Pinkney

Details, details
What: More information, visit fortworthlibrary.org
When: Thursday, April 24, 2014 ~ 6:00PM
Where: Ella Mae Shamble Branch Library
1062 Evans Avenue,  Fort Worth, TX 76104
Cost: FREE, no ticket required.

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$1 Books At The Friends Of The Fort Worth Library Big Book Sale – Save The Date

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Be sure and put the Friends of the Fort Worth Public Library Biannual Book Sale on your calendar — April 25 to 27. During this bargain basement public sale, you’ll be able to choose from thousands of fiction and non-fiction books, audio books, children’s books, music CDs, and more.  All hardbacks will be $1.50 and all other books and items will be $1 or less!  Because all proceeds benefit the Fort Worth library system, all purchases will be tax-free as well!

Additionally, there will be a members only sale on April 12th that provides 50% OFF and tax-free discounts at the bookstore.

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Members Only Sale (Held in the Bookstore)
50% OFF and tax-free sale at the bookstore.
Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Public Sale (Held in the Chapter 2 Annexes)
Hardbacks $1.50, paperbacks and other items $1 or less!
$1 admission; children and members free.
Friday, April 25,  9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 26,  9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

$15 All you can fit in a box (they will provide the boxes).
Sunday, April 27, 
Noon – 4:30 p.m.

Where:  The Friends of the Fort Worth Public Library Book Store is
located at 5332 Trail Lake Drive, in the Wedgwood Village
Shopping Center (South on Trail Lake Drive, off Loop 820).  The Chapter 2 Annexes are located in the same shopping center as the bookstore in suite numbers 5318 and 5334.

Other helpful tidbits: MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted. All proceeds benefit the Fort Worth Library. To learn more, call the Friends Book Store, 817-346-2255.

::  Go here to learn more about the Friends of the Fort Worth Public Library Biannual Book Sale

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$1 Betty Crocker E-Cookbooks ~ 20 Minute Meals, Best Chocolate Recipes, Gluten-Free Baking, and More!

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Right now, Amazon has a hot deal on several Betty Crocker e-Cookbooks for 99 cents! We enjoyed perusing the cookbooks and found simple, easy to follow recipes that look worthy of your next special event.  The 20 Best Muffin Recipes cookbook has some great ideas for a Spring brunch event and the  Outrageous Double Chocolate-White Chocolate Chunk Cookies recipe (mmmm!) from the 20 Best Chocolate Cookie Recipes cookbook sounds and looks delicious.

Our favorite 99 Cent Betty Crocker Cookbook finds include:

   
   
   

::  Go here to find the entire list of Betty Crocker e-Cookooks available at Amazon.

Do note that if you plan to get any of these books, you might now want to wait, as we don’t know how long these will be available at this price (as you may already know, Amazon prices can change often).

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Don’t Have a Kindle?
No worries. You likely already have a device to read Kindle ebooks in your home. All you need to do is download one of the FREE applications for your PC, Apple, Android, iPhone/iPad/iTouch, etc.  Go here to learn more.

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99 cents For 12 Anne of Green Gables Kindle Books

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Great reading for Spring Break…

For a limited time, get 12 Anne of Green Gables Kindle books for 99 cents (for all 12 books!). These include Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea, Anne of the Island, Anne’s House of Dreams, Rainbow Valley, Rilla of Ingleside, Chronicles of Avonlea, and more.   Pop over here for details.

Do note that if you plan to get this offer, you might now want to wait, as we don’t know how long it will be available at this price (Amazon prices can change often). Also, even if you do not have a Kindle, you can still download this book and read it on your PC, iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, Blackberry and other devices (learn more below).

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Don’t Have a Kindle?
No worries. You likely already have a device to read Kindle ebooks in your home. All you need to do is download one of the following FREE applications for your PC, Mac, iPhone/iPad/iTouch, Android, or Windows Phone.

*Free Kindle for iPhone/iPad/iTouch
This is the app I use to read my FREE books. Download, here (or download directly through the iTunes App Store on your device) to be able to read Kindle books on your iPhone, iPad, or iTouch.

*FREE Kindle for PC
Download a FREE application
to read Kindle books on your PC.

Find more Kindle apps for Mac, Android, Windows and more here.

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Get 17 FREE Beth Moore Books Through January 10th

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For one week, Amazon Kindle is offering 17 books from best-selling author Beth Moore ~ all downloadable for FREE!  This is an incredible deal as most of the hardback versions of these books sale for up to $19.99.  Also, I’m thankful to discover that a few of these titles are in Spanish!

Secret Sauce Tip We have heard that there may be more FREE books listed later this week, so you may want to check back before January 10th when these books will go back to their normal price. 

    

:: Go here to see the full list of FREE Beth Moore Titles in English and here to see the available titles in Spanish.

Even if you do not have a Kindle, you can still download these books and read them on your PC, iPhone, iPad, Android, Apple, and other devices.  There are lots of other FREE books available anytime for download,  including many great classics (go here).

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A special thanks to fabulous reader C. Shone for this tip!

TODAY ONLY: 60% Off Downton Abbey Seasons 1, 2 & 3 Deluxe Set DVD or Blu Ray

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If you have a Downton Abbey fan on your gift list, hurry over here to get up to 60% Off Seasons 1-3 Deluxe Edition BluRay or DVD gift sets (BluRay $39.99 regular  $99.99) ~ discount good today only. This limited edition set includes deleted scenes from the first 3 seasons, new cast interviews, and clips and interviews for Season 4 (learn more here).

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Deal of the Day: 50% Off Select Melissa & Doug Toys

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Pop over here to check out the 50% Off Melissa & Doug Toy Sale ~ discount good today only at Amazon.  We found over 20 play sets featured in today’s daily deal discount sale, and wanted to show you a few that caught our eye…

The 50% OFF sale features top toys and games, including wooden farms and play sets, building blocks, magnetic dress-up dolls, role-play costumes, early-learning sets, and more. Also, for an even greater value, take advantage of FREE Shipping (learn more here).

50% Off Melissa & Doug Toys at Amazon

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TODAY ONLY: $50 Off Kindle Fire HDX & Other Great Cyber Monday Deals

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If you know someone who has a Kindle Fire HDX on their wish list, be sure to pass this along, as we expect this to be one of Amazon’s best Kindle deals of the season…

Kindle Fire Cyber Monday $50 OFF

TODAY ONLY: Amazon is knocking $50 off the price of the Kindle Fire HDX 7″ for today’s Cyber Monday daily deal.  This is worth mentioning, as we don’t expect to see this nice of a savings offer come around again on this before Christmas ($179 for 16GB version, Regularly $229).

:: Learn more about the Kindle $50 OFF Cyber Monday deal here.  

You Might Be Interested in These Other “Cyber Monday” Deals

50% Off Barbie, Fisher Price, Thomas the Train

:: Save 50% on Top Toys from Mattel and Fisher-Price
Today Only: Save 50% on top selling toys from Mattel and Fisher-Price, including Monster High,  Barbie, Thomas The Train & Friends, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and more. Also, for an even greater value, take advantage of FREE Shipping (learn more here).

Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack includes: Video Game, Portal of Power, 3-Skylanders Figures

:: Save $25 OFF Skylanders Swap Force Starter Pack
Right now, Amazon has the Skylanders Swap Force starter pack for $49.99 ~ this is a GREAT deal and one of the cheapest prices we’ve seen!  We saw this same set at Target on Black Friday for $74.99.  The set includes the Skylanders video Game, the portal, 3 Skylanders figures with secret codes and more.  At this price, choose from starter packs for XBox 360, Wii, Playstation (3 & 4), and Nintendo 3DS (go here to learn more). 

 XBOX 360 One on Sale

:: Xbox 360 Consoles & Games Up to 50% Off
Amazon has some great deals featured on XBox Game Consoles and the latest Games.  We found an Xbox 360 E 250GB Holiday Value Bundle (includes 2 family friendly games) for $249 (Reg. $299).  If you are also looking for great prices on the latest XBox games, be sure and check out the list of CyberMonday game deals at up to 50% off here.

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LIMITED TIME: $25 in FREE Kindle Books with A Kindle Fire Purchase

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Is a Kindle Fire on your wish list? Don’t miss this hot deal…

Through Wednesday ONLY: Amazon is offering a nifty deal on Kindle Fire ~ Get $25 Amazon Kindle eBook credit with the purchase of any Kindle Fire tablet.

Do note that you will need to enter the promotional code FIREBOOK at checkout to get the special deal.  Once the purchase is completed, the $25 promotional credit will be emailed to the Amazon.com account associated with the qualifying purchase.

:: Learn more about the Kindle Fire $25 Amazon Kindle eBook credit here.

Kindle Free Time Unlimited for Kids Subscription

:: “Secret Sauce” Savings Tip:  Kindle Fire comes with a one-month free trial of Kindle FreeTime Unlimited that you might want to check out if you have little ones at home.  It’s a nifty service that gives access to 1000s of age appropriate books, games, movies, and more for kids ages 3-8 ~ all FREE for a month (much like a large kids library always at your fingertips).   It also allows parents to set daily usage limits for kids, or restrict certain categories ~ like games and videos ~ if you wish. Go here to learn more.

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