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The Valentine’s Day is an essential date for anyone who wants to express the love for another person.
A girlfriend, a boyfriend, family members – they would be all excited to get a gift on February 14. The only thing is what gift to choose.
In most cases, beautiful flowers or a box of chocolates are more than enough to express love and strengthen bonds. The question is whether the gift could be more creative and more personalized than that.
Valentine’s Day also becomes an important shopping event, and if you want to find refreshing gift ideas, look no further than your favorite online store.
Below, you will see deals and special offers for tech and book lovers, that can be currently found in four most popular online stores: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and Etsy.
Jump directly to the deal section you are most interested to discover:
- Book deals – from Amazon and Barnes & Noble,
- Ebook and audiobook deals – Kindle, Kobo, and Nook deals,
- Gadget deals – select deals on Kindle, Fire, Echo, and other electronics,
- Gift deals – most interesting deals from Amazon Handmade and Etsy.
As usual, we will update the list every time a new interesting offer appears. Stay tuned!
Valentine’s Day 2018 tech and book deals
Below, you can find the best book deal directories in the Amazon and Barnes & Noble online stores.
It is good to check back the links now and then, as new books may join the featured lists.
- Top deal: Amazon: over 50 popular fiction books up to 50% off – this is a first destination if you want to buy a book as a Valentine’s Day gift. The featured books cost between $4.99 and $7.99, and if you are subscribed to Prime, you can get them delivered free of charge. Everything We Left Behind by Kerry Lonsdale is $6.99 instead of
$14.99, so you save 53%. You pay and save the same for Out of Sorts by Aurélie Valognes. The biggest deal, however, is on Emily Bleeker’s Wreckage. The book costs now $4.99, and you save 67% ( $14.99),
- Amazon: save up to 50% on select mystery and thrillers – does the book lover in your life like thrillers? Check out this selection of discounted titles, with prices reduced to even $5.99. The deal includes several Ian Fleming’s books about James Bond. Goldfinger, Octopussy and The Living Daylights, and The Man with the Golden Gun are $5.99 each. In other words, you can get three James Bond books for the price of one,
- Amazon: shop hardcovers for $9.99 or less – getting the newly-released book is always a great idea for a gift. Amazon First Reads offers customers an early access to newly published books from Amazon Publishing. Apart from getting the Kindle edition for only $1.99, you can also buy the hardcover edition for only $9.99. The February 2018 picks include Bone Music by Christopher Rice, Eoin Dempsey’s White Rose, Black Forest, and Go by Kazuki Kaneshiro,
- Barnes & Noble: 50% off select books – the February 2018 sale includes books in many popular categories. In fiction alone, you can choose from almost 50 titles. The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter costs $13.99 instead of
$27.99. You’ll save 50% on Michael Connelly’s Two Kinds of Truth, the 20th book in the Harry Bosch series ($14.50 $29),
- Barnes & Noble: buy 2 paperbacks, get the 3rd free – the offer is valid until February 13. The list of eligible paperbacks includes All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers, and The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah,
Ebook and audiobook deals
In the list below, you will find current deals for Kindle, Nook, and Kobo ebooks, as well as audiobooks.
- Top deal: Amazon: explore Monthly Kindle Deals for February 2018 – apart from deals prepared specially for the Valentine’s Day, you can find highly interesting titles in the list of monthly deals. Among over 700 titles which have prices reduced by up to 80%, you can find the New York Times bestseller by Rhys Bowen, In Farleigh Field ($1.99), and Blood on the Tracks, the first book in Sydney Rose Parnell series by Barbara Nickless ($2.49),
- Valid 04.02: Amazon: save up to 75% on Kindle fiction bestsellers – only on February 4, you can save huge on select fiction Kindle bestsellers. Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s funny and acutely perceptive debut The Nest cost $2.99 instead of
$16.99. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman is $3.99 ( $7.99). You can save as much as 83% on Neil Stephenson’s Seveneves ($2.99 $17.99),
- Amazon: explore the list of Kindle exclusive deals – Kindle Exclusives are titles that you won’t find in other bookstores. Most of them are available in Kindle Unlimited, but you can also buy them one by one. In this directly you will find Kindle exclusive books with reduced prices. You can start from top-rated deals, or find best books by price (less than $1, $2, or $3),
- Barnes & Noble: over 100 Nook books for under $2.99 – this ongoing list of interesting Nook deals is refreshed every two weeks. The current selection includes Undone by Karin Slaughter, Sue Grafton’s “A” Is for Alibi, and The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck. All books cost either $1.99 or $2.99,
- Barnes & Noble: save huge on Nook books for kids – if you are looking for a Valentine gift for your beloved child, take a look at the list of almost 100 children’s books. Their Nook editions have prices reduced by even 80%. Most books cost $1.99. You’ll find here Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta, Rick Riordan’s The Staff of Serapis, and Sweet Dream Kisses – a beautiful bedtime story by Lora Kalkman and Veronica Vasylenko,
- Kobo: save up to 75% on mysteries and thrillers – the deal is valid until February 13. Most books cost $2.99. You can choose from page-turning mysteries, detective stories, and nordic noir. Among the featured titles, you’ll find novels by Jane Isaac, Matt Wesolowski, and Kerry Greenwood
Just a reminder that every day each of the three major bookstores offers one or more titles at hugely cut price. Here are the links to daily deal lists:
Explore the deals on Amazon Fire or Nook tablets, Kindle e-readers, and other interesting tech accessories
- Top deal: Amazon: get Kindle Paperwhite Valentine Gift Bundle for under $150 – Amazon has released a special bundle with an attractive price tag that will make it an ideal Valentine’s Day gift. The bundle includes three elements: the front-lighted Kindle Paperwhite (in black), Amazon Leather Cover, and a fashionable bag. You can choose from five colors of the cover. You can also decide whether you like a tote or shoulder travel bag. Depending on the option, you will pay between $146.99 and $149.99. The elements bought separately would cost you well above $200,
- Top deal: Amazon: get Fire 7 tablet for $39.99 – you can save $10 for Valentine’s Day 2018. Instead of the regular
$49.99, you will pay only $39.99. The 2017 generation of the 7-inch Amazon Fire is thinner and lighter than its predecessor, and is offered in four trendy colors,
- Top deal: Amazon: get Echo Dot for $39.99 – with Echo Dot you can bring Alexa to any room – especially now when the smart speaker has the price reduced by $10, to $39.99. It makes the saving of 20%. You can also get Echo Dot bundled with Fire TV Stick or TP-Link Plug,
- Amazon: save $30 on all-new Fire HD 10 – the newest 10-inch Fire is a powerful entertainment machine. It combines widescreen 1080p Full HD display (1920 × 1200 px, 224 ppi) with hands-free Alexa voice assistant. The list price is
$149.99, but you can get the tablet for $119.99,
- Amazon: $20 off Fire HD 8 tablet – yes, the middle-size Fire tablet is also on sale. It features the 8-inch HD display, and you can get it for $59.99 instead of
$79.99. Your saving is 25%,
- Amazon: $20 off Kindle Paperwhite – Amazon’s most popular e-reader is the best value for money. It sports the front-lighted display and comes in two colors, White and Black. The price of the e-reader is reduced for Valentine’s Day 2018 by 17% to $99.99 from
$119.99for the cheapest version with Wi-Fi and special offers,
- Amazon: save 25% on the basic Kindle – the deal is not as deep as during Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2017 (the price was reduced by $30), but it’s still attractive. The saving is 25%, as the price is set to $59.99 instead of
- Barnes & Noble: save on Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 – the regular price of the 7-inch Nook tablet is $129.99, but if you decide to buy two, you can get the second one with a 50% discount. It makes the average price of the tablet drop to around $97. The deal ends on February 17. Use the code BOGO50,
- Amazon: save 40% on Anker SoundBuds Curve Earphones – these Bluetooth earphones are waterproof and can be used for up to 12.5 hours without recharging. Customizable ear tips will keep your headphones in place during tough workouts. Currently, the earphones cost $25.99 instead of a regular price of
- Amazon: save 50% on Othoking Bamboo Charging Station – if you have multiple devices at home, you are probably considering getting a power charger station. The one from Othoking can charge up to 5 devices simultaneously, including iPhone, iPad Pro, Kindle, or Amazon Fire. Currently, the station costs $29.49, a 50% price drop from
- Valid 05.02:Amazon: up to 15% off select electronics from Sparin – the list of featured items includes mini Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard compatible with iPad Pro or iPhone; MacBook Pro 15′ case; wireless charger for iPhone 8 and X; woman’s laptop tote bag; waterproof heavy-duty cases for iPhone and Samsung,
- Amazon: select ESR products up to 47% off – you can save huge on iPad 9.7 (2017) case, iPhone X case, USB C cable 2-pack, and wireless charging pads for iPhone 8/8Plus/X and Galaxy S8/Note 8/S7/S7 Edge,
- Amazon: save over 60% on waterproof heavy-duty solar power pack – Hobest offers 12,000 mAh solar battery charger with dual USB. The charger is waterproof, has a built-in torch, and can be recharged under sunlight. Hobest has the deal for the charger – the price is reduced from
Going through the available deals is actually a nice way to collect gift ideas.
We’ve been searching Amazon Handmade and Etsy shops to bring attractive products at temporarily reduced prices on items every book lover would be grateful to receive.
- Top deal: Etsy: get 3 custom book cover charms and get 15% off – The Locket Library offers beautiful charms that you can customize with the book cover art of your choice. They are available as a necklace, bracelet, or bookmark. Order three charms, and you will pay $13 for each one instead of
$15(the saving is 15%),
- Top deal: Etsy: save 20% on Octo London scented candles – soy wax candles from October London come in amber glass jars in two sizes, and have beautiful labels reflecting the natural ingredients they are made from. Currently, the entire range of candles is discounted by 20%. For instance, The French Lavender costs $14 instead of
- Etsy: select iPad, iPhone, and MacBook cases are 20% off – Weird Old Snail is currently offering a deal their beautiful felt and leather sleeves tailored for Apple devices: iPad Pro (10.5 and 12.9), latest iPhone models, as MacBooks (12/13 and 15-inch). Eligible items can give you 20% discount,
- Amazon Handmade: save 20% on personalized initial disc necklace – beautiful necklace hand-crafted by Mignon and Mignon are a great Valentine’s Day gift. You can customize the necklace with own initials. A single hand-stamped initial charm adds a sense of identity and romance,
- Etsy: save 40% on Boyfriend Gift Box – this is a great one-stop shopping idea. You can get the personalized box only for $25.99 and save 40% (
$42.99), but you can also add the “ingredients” – flask, lighter, knife, and shot glasses.
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