Amy
ABOUT ME - My name is Amy and I'm a birder living in central Florida. On this blog I post book and birding product reviews as well as birder gift ideas and announcements related to my birder gift shop on this site. I also have a personal birding blog called Powered By Birds.

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Archive: January, 2014

Kindle deal alert: The Snoring Bird

Posted on January 14th, 2014 in Books, Deals & Sales, Kindle

Besides using MatchBook to fill your Kindle, another great way to find titles for your eReader is to keep an eye on Kindle sales and discounts. Here is a great example: best-selling author and naturalist Bernd Heinrich’s acclaimed memoir The Snoring Bird is deeply discounted in the Kindle Store right now. The title is on sale for just $1.99, down from the regular Amazon price of $8.99. Act fast, the price can go up at any time!

Fill Your Kindle: Kindle MatchBook

Posted on January 11th, 2014 in Books, Deals & Sales, Kindle

Kindle Matchbook

Did you receive a Kindle for Christmas? Then you should know about MatchBook, an Amazon program where you can purchase Kindle versions of books for a discounted price, if you have the print book in your library already. You can see if you already qualify for discounted purchases by checking on the Kindle Matchbook landing page. Just click on the Find your Kindle MatchBook titles to see a list of prior book purchases that are available at a discounted price for Kindle.

The program also works for future purchases. Bird books available in the program include:

Birds in Flight: The Art and Science of How Birds Fly for $2.99 (current Kindle price $13.99)

Mind of the Raven for $2.99 (current Kindle price $9.78)

Flyaway: How A Wild Bird Rehabber Sought Adventure and Found Her Wings for $2.99 (current Kindle price $8.00)

A Big Manhattan Year for $1.99 (current Kindle price $5.49)

Why We Bird for $1.99 (current Kindle price $4.99)

Giveaway Alert: Two-Fisted Birdwatcher mug

Posted on January 4th, 2014 in Giveaway

Two-Fisted Birdwatcher Mug

Two-Fisted Birdwatcher is once again giving away a blog-branded mug. Find this month’s hidden bird (any three jays) to be eligible for the drawing. This regular giveaway usually ends by the end of the month, so HURRY and submit your answer before January is over! See the contest page for details.