Reading on a Budget | Kindle Book Deals & Amazon First Reads

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I love reading but it also is a habit that can add up quickly if you are buying all the books you are reading each month. Although I do love to buy books, I really try to be selective about what I actually buy, both for cost reasons and also because I really only want to have books in my personal collection that I truly loved.

I do a lot of research into the books I read and I am also a huge library book reader, both hard copy books and e-books through the Libby App. This allows me to read things without worrying about the guilt of buying it and then not always loving it. And when I do love it, I buy a copy and then have it to read again or share with my other book-loving friends.

I also love to find e-book deals online. One of my favorite things is to search for Kindle Book Deals over my morning coffee.  It gives me the greatest thrill when I find a book that has been on my TBR list and I like to share these on my Instagram stories so I can share the love.

Last year I learned about Amazon First Reads. It is a program that allows you early access to new book releases as a prime member.

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You are able to choose one e-book out of the six choices each month, for free! They are broken down by genre and it is a fun way to learn about new authors and have access to titles you might not have known about otherwise. Once you get the e-book it is yours to keep, so even if you don’t read it that month, it will be on your device when you are reading to read it.

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This month I chose I’m Fine and Neither Are You by Camille Pagan who I have enjoyed reading in the past. Have you used Amazon First Reads? I would love to know your thoughts! <3

 

 

9 thoughts on “Reading on a Budget | Kindle Book Deals & Amazon First Reads

  1. Okay, I’m sold. I’m going to get a kindle so that I can save on all these books! My bookshelves are overwhelmingly heavy right now and I’m running out of space!

    I have a collection to donate to a classroom in need and can’t wait to pass along to others!

    What kindles do you recommend? And how long did it take you to fall in love with your kindle? You know how committed I am to hard copy!

    Xo

    1. I am sooooo excited about this!!! I have the Kindle Paper White and it took me a bit but now I just love it! And I am super excited you are joining NetGalley too! xoxoxo

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