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College Students: Save Up to 90% OFF Textbooks PLUS Get FREE 2-Day Shipping

A reminder tip from our readers: We continue to hear from readers that if you have college-bound kids, Amazon’s deals on textbooks are the way to go & will help you save a bundle ~ definitely worth checking out! Plus you can take advantage of Amazon’s free perks and free 2-day shipping just for college students with their 6 months of  Amazon Student Prime offer, (this is a GREAT deal, as it’s normally $99 for 12 months of Amazon “Prime” 2-day shipping benefits). 

Here’s the scoop…

 

Save a Bundle This Semester on Textbooks

Amazon is offering college students FREE Prime 2-day shipping on all purchases of textbooks (and the millions of other things that Amazon sells), and enrollment is FREE to students for 6 months!

Plus, Amazon offers a variety of options to help you save on college textbooks:

  • Amazon’s Textbook store.  Find thousands of college textbook titles available up to 40% OFF new bookstore prices and up to 90% OFF used textbooks.
  • Kindle e-Textbook rental store. Take a look at Amazon’s Kindle Textbook Rental program which allows you to download your textbooks to a Kindle, iPad or just about any computer for up to 80% off the new book price.  Kindle textbooks can typically be rented for any length between 30 to 360 days – you pay only for the time you need the book and can extend or buy at anytime.

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What:  College students can sign up here for the FREE Amazon
Student Two-Day Shipping & other Prime benefits (learn more here).  Get more information about Amazon’s Textbook store here.
When: 
FREE 2-Day shipping benefits will extend for 6 months from
the sign up date.
Who is Eligible:  Only students currently enrolled in a college or
university who have a valid .edu e-mail address to confirm their status
are eligible to take part in Amazon Student.

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HOT $5 Magazine Subscription Sale — Southern Living, Popular Science, Cooking Light, ESPN and Many More

Amazon is hosting a fantastic $5 magazine subscription sale for the next few days — just in time for Father’s Day and summer reading by the pool!  Here are some popular titles that qualify,  including a rare 12-month subscription to Southern Living for only$5!

:: Go here to see all the subscriptions discounted to $5

  

 

  

 

  

   

  

“Secret Sauce” Savings Tip:  Magazine purchases will work as a great filler to get the FREE Shipping when you spend $35 or more at Amazon. Add your magazine to your “cart” with any other small ticket items you might have, and pay for them in one transaction to get free shipping on your other item.  Learn more here.

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Starting at $2.99 — Bearenstain Bears and Richard Scarry’s Childrens Book Sale

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Amazon is running a fantastic sale on favorite Children’s book classics — the Berenstain Bears and Richard Scarry books — starting at $2.99! These wonderfully illustrated books are perfect for keeping your little ones busy on your next road-trip (or stock-up on gifts for upcoming birthdays and other special days).  We especially love the Berenstain Bears for the great lessons taught in a fun way.

 

  

There are literally thousands of books discounted in this limited time sale. Go here to see all the Berenstain Bears books on sale and here for the Richard Scarry book sale.

Secret Sauce Savings Tip:  Do note that if you plan to get any of these books, you might not want to wait, as we don’t know how long these will be available at the discounted price — as you might already know, Amazon prices sometimes change often.

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$5 Magazine Subscriptions — Health, Better Homes and Gardens, All Recipes, Money, & More

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Pop over to Amazon to check out the list of popular titles in their $5 magazine subscription sale (note, that some, like Wired, even come with a bonus gift!!).

Go here to see all the $5 sale titles: 

Health Magazine           Better Homes Magazine

All Recipes Magazine      Money Magazine

Conde Nast Traveler All Access + Free Weekender Bag  Wired All Access + Free Hat

“Secret Sauce” Savings Tip:  If you don’t subscribe to Prime shipping, magazine purchases will work as a great filler to get the FREE Shipping when you spend $35 or more at Amazon. Add your magazine to your “cart” with any other small ticket items you might have, and pay for them in one transaction.  Learn more here.

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FREE Event for Book Lovers — Get the Inside Scoop!

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Attention book lovers! Want to learn about future bestsellers before they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books before they are available to the public? Robert Haddock from Random House will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on spring and summer titles. - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, Central, Tandy Lecture Hall

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Big Discounts On Books, CDs and More At The Friends Of The Fort Worth Library Big Book Biannual Sale

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Be sure and put the Friends of the Fort Worth Public Library Biannual Book Sale on your calendar — October 18 (members only) and October 24 to 26. 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 moreBooks are always a GREAT deal at this sale, and because all proceeds benefit the Fort Worth library system, all purchases will be tax-free as well!  Here’s the scoop:

Details, Details

Members Only Sale (Held in the Bookstore)
50% OFF and tax-free sale at the bookstore.
Saturday, October 18, 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Public Sale (Held in the Chapter 2 Annexes)
$1 admission; children and members free.
Friday, October 24,  9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 25,  9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$15 All you can fit in a box (they will provide the boxes).
Sunday, October 26, 
Noon – 4:00 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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10 Columbus Day Sale Coupons Worth Checking Out — 50% OFF at Michael’s, 25% OFF at World Market & More

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Here is a nice collection of savings coupons for Fort Worth and Dallas retailers, valid this week (and beyond in some cases)! 

Secret Sauce Savings Tip:  Note that you can print these out as many times as you need them, but typically you can only use one per store visit.  Read the “birdseed” for each coupon.

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