Amazon has announced its Kindle First early-delivery eBook Program. Amazon's editors will select four Editors' Picks books each month. Each Editors' Pick is available for Kindle for $1.99 in advance of its official release date. Readers are limited to one book per month. The program was introduced on November 1.
Amazon discounts a selection of children's eBooks for Kindle, with prices starting at 1 cent. That's one of the best sales we've seen on these titles at Amazon. Among the offerings are The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, Beauty and the Beast, and The Legend of Lightning Larry.
ComiXology offers a freecomic download during its 12 Days of Free Comics Event. That's the first such offer we've seen from ComiXology. During this event a new comic download will be revealed each day. They're starting off with a Batman #13 download, which is a price low by $3. Deal ends December 20.
Elsevier offers select textbook and technical eBooks for $1 each via coupon code "ONESALE". (Select the DRM Free version on the product page.) That yields a discount of $24 to $349 off the current prices of these books, and is the best such offer we've seen. Topics include biochemistry, civil and structural engineering, computer science, psychology, and more.
Note that you can only order three at a time, but there is no limit on how many sets of three you purchase.
Amazon offers a selection of entrepreneur Kindle eBooks for free, as listed below. That's at least $99 cents off and up to $17 off. A Kindle reader, or Kindle-enabled device, is required to download and read these eBooks. The deals:
MakeUseOf offers downloads of The Unofficial, Beginner's Guide to tumblr for free. That's the lowest price we could find by $2. The file can be download as a PDF or ePub file, which is compatible with iPad, nook, Kobo, and other select eBook readers.