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One of the best times during a year to get a Prime membership is the beginning of July. Amazon is preparing huge deals for Prime Day, and you will surely find something interesting on the list of hundreds of thousands of products whose prices will be cut by even 80%.
However, the Amazon Prime program also includes services you will be using all year long, not only during hot shopping seasons like Prime Day or Black Friday.
One of our favorite features is Amazon Prime Reading. It’s a selection of about 1,000 interesting Kindle ebooks, popular magazines, children’s books, comics, and short reads. Prime members get free access to all eligible titles.
Does the catalog look too small for you compared to almost 2 million titles available via Kindle Unlimited? Don’t worry, the list of Prime Reading eligible titles is rotating. You can browse it even if you are not subscribed to Prime. Some books join and leave the catalog just like in Netflix.
As Prime Day 2018 is approaching, and members will use the benefits the subscription gives much more intensively, we’ve checked out the list of Amazon Prime Reading titles available on July 2, 2018.
Best Amazon Prime Reading titles in July 2018
10 best Prime Reading books – fiction
- The Handmaid’s Tale – you’ve got the last chance to read for free Margaret Atwood’s dystopian bestseller, #1 Kindle book and Kindle Unlimited book of 2017. The novel is leaving Amazon Prime Reading in July 2018.
- Born Survivors by Wendy Holden – the book is also leaving Prime Reading soon. Make sure to read this extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope set during World War 2 in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe.
- Bloodlands – this set of six short reads written by true-crime master Harold Schechter has just been released and enter Amazon Prime Reading. The new Amazon Original Series explores the dark heart of US history, taking a closer look at nearly forgotten acts of carnage and bloodlust that shocked the nation.
- A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick – in this unnerving novel by the master of science-fiction, friends can become enemies, good trips can turn terrifying, and cops and criminals are two sides of the same coin.
- My Sister’s Grave by Robert Dugoni – the first book in the series following Tracy Crosswhite who spent twenty years questioning the facts surrounding her sister Sarah’s disappearance and the murder trial that followed.
- Ricochet Joe by Dean Koontz – this Kindle Single released by the best-selling author of over one hundred novels, follows Joe Mandel – an ordinary guy who makes extraordinary choices in a battle between humanity and unearthly evil. The book is available in Kindle in Motion format.
- Everything We Keep – a luminous debut by Kerry Lonsdale is full of unexpected twists, and explores the devastation of loss and the euphoria of finding love again.
- Machine Learning by Hugh Howey – a new collection of stories, including some that have never before been seen, from the New York Times best-selling author of the Silo trilogy.
- King City by Lee Goldberg – major Crimes Unit detective Tom Wade secretly worked with the Feds to nail seven of his fellow cops for corruption…turning him into a pariah in the police department.
- Number the Stars by Lois Lowry – as the German troops begin their campaign to “relocate” all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.
10 best Prime Reading books – nonfiction
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey – this cherished nonfiction classic transformed the lives of CEOs, politicians, educators, parents, and students. In a highly readable and understandable way, Stephen R. Covey will teach you powerful lessons how to be proactive and think win-win.
- Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson – what is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide than acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
- Lonely Planet Iceland – there are several Lonely Planet travel guides available in Amazon Prime Reading right now, not only this one. You can also get Japan, Ireland, Mexico, Spain, Scotland, Portugal. Plus there are city guides, including Paris and London.
- The Untethered Soul – in the book, spiritual teacher Michael Singer explores the question of who we are and concludes that our identity is to be found in our consciousness, the fact of our ability to observe ourselves, and the world around us.
- Unlimited Memory – do you ever feel like you’re too busy, too stressed or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done? The book by Kevin Horsley will guide you how to use advanced learning strategies to learn faster, remember more and be more productive.
- Goodbye, Things by Fumio Sasaki – in this best-selling phenomenon from Japan, Sasaki modestly shares his personal minimalist experience, offering specific tips on the minimizing process and revealing how the new minimalist movement can not only transform your space but truly enrich your life.
- Training the Best Dog Ever by Larry Kay and Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz – the book features a 5-week program of positive reinforcement and no-fail training techniques. Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz used to train the White House dog, Bo Obama, among countless others.
- Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders – co-written by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton, the book celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. It revels in the weird, the unexpected, the overlooked, the hidden and the mysterious. Every page expands our sense of how strange and marvelous the world really is.
- The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod – what’s being widely regarded as “one of the most life changing books ever written” may be the simplest approach to achieving everything you’ve ever wanted, and faster than you ever thought possible.
- Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents by Lindsay C. Gibson – this breakthrough book exposes the destructive nature of parents who are emotionally immature or unavailable, and guides how to recover your true nature and avoid disappointment.
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