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{December 28, 2013}   The 99 Cent Club–Feature 77–Ten Books for Ten Bucks

Every Saturday I run a feature for the 99 Cent Club, and below are the eBook picks for this week that caught my eye and are currently ONLY 99 Cents on Amazon, with many on Barnes and Noble (this week features the classics!!). I don’t know if these are permanent prices, so please don’t shoot the messenger, and double check pricing and synopsis before pressing the buy button. Enjoy! (If you could help give these titles some love by spreading the word, that would be epic.)

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2940016427775_p0_v1_s260x420Oz: The Complete Collection by L. Frank Baum

FOURTEEN COMPLETE WORKS

All fourteen of L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, in order and unabridged. Books included:

1. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)* Includes Original Illustrations by W.W. Denslow!
2. The Marvelous Land of Oz (1904)
3. Ozma of Oz (1907)
4. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (1908)
5. The Road to Oz (1909)
6. The Emerald City of Oz (1910)
7. The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1913)
8. Tik-Tok of Oz (1914)
9. The Scarecrow of Oz (1915)
10. Rinkitink in Oz (1916)
11. The Lost Princess of Oz (1917)
12. The Tin Woodman of Oz (1918)
13. The Magic of Oz (1919)
14. Glinda of Oz (1920)

Included in OZ: The Complete Collection are:

+ All fourteen Oz books written by L. Frank Baum.
+ The first book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, is illustrated with the classic W.W. Denslow artwork.
+ Links to free, full-length audio recordings of all the Oz books in this collection.
+ An individual, active Table of Contents for each book accessible from your reader’s main drop-down menu.
+ Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Text-to-Speech features.
+ A low, can’t-say-no price!

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940148760290_p0_v1_s260x420Alice in Wonderland: The Complete Collection by Lewis Carroll

Included in the Alice in Wonderland Collection are:

• Both Alice books – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass – illustrated with over 100 classic illustrations by Sir John Tenniel.
• An early version of the Alice story and the spinoff nonsense poem “The Hunting of the Snark”
• Links to free, full-length audio recordings of all the Alice books in this collection.
• An individual, active Table of Contents for each book accessible from your device’s “go to” feature.
• Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Text-to-Speech features.
• A low, can’t-say-no price!

FOUR COMPLETE WORKS

Four classic works by Lewis Carroll, including both Alice books, complete and unabridged. Books included:

• Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland* Includes Original Illustrations by Sir John Tenniel!
• Through the Looking Glass* Includes Original Illustrations by Sir John Tenniel!
• Alice’s Adventures Underground – an early draft of the Alice story
• The Hunting of the Snark – a full-length nonsense poem that extends the world of the Jabberwocky poem

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940012519078_p0_v1_s260x420Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Brother’s Grimm

Full of magic and trickery, Grimm’s Fairy Tales have delighted generations with such timeless classics as Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, Snow White, and Rapunzel.

Collected here are the complete fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm with illustrations throughout by Arthur Rackham.

Highlights of this edition are:

  • The complete text of all 211 fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm, each elegantly formatted for ease of use and enjoyment on your Kindle reader.
  • Beautiful illustrations in color and black-and-white by Arthur Rackham, the master of fairy tale art.
  • Links to free, full-length audio recordings of the fairy tales in this collection.
  • An active Table of Contents listing every story accessible from the Kindle “go to” feature.
  • Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Kindle’s Text-to-Speech features.
  • A low, can’t-say-no price!

The Complete Fairy Tales

Every fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm are included—that’s over 200 tales. Popular favorites include:

  • Cinderella
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Little Red-Cap (Little Red Riding Hood)
  • Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty)
  • Hansel and Grethel
  • Snow White
  • Rapunzel
  • Rumpelstiltskin
  • and hundreds more!

Additional Fan Resources

Also included are special features for any Grimm enthusiast, including:

  • A list of films and television series, both directly and indirectly inspired by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.
  • Links to free, full-length audio recordings of the major tales in this collection, as well as additional works such as the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Aesop’s Fables, and English Fairy Tales.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940016681122_p0_v1_s260x420Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection by Arthur Conan Doyle

There’s no mystery about it: here before you is the ultimate collection of master sleuth Sherlock Holmes.

Included in Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection are:

  • The complete text of all four novels and forty-four short stories starring Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle, each elegantly formatted for ease of use and enjoyment on your Kindle reader.
  • Links to free, full-length audio recordings of the novels and stories in this collection.
  • An individual, active Table of Contents for each book accessible from the Kindle “go to” feature.
  • Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Kindle’s Text-to-Speech features.
  • A low, can’t-say-no price!

Forty-Eight Complete Works

Four novels and forty-four short stories starring Sherlock Holmes, in order and unabridged. Books included:

Novels:

  • A Study in Scarlet
  • The Sign of the Four
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • The Valley of Fear

Short Story Collections:

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes
  • His Last Bow

Additional Fan Resources

Also included are special features for any Holmes enthusiast, including:

  • A list of films and television series starring the character Sherlock Holmes.
  • A Reading Guide to additional books about Sherlock Holmes by other authors.
  • Links to free, full-length audio recordings of all the novels and short stories in this collection.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940148820314_p0_v1_s260x420Peter Pan: The Complete Adventures by J.M. Barrie

Follow the Second Star to the Right!

Welcome to Neverland, home of pixies, pirates, and Peter Pan! Collected here is the ultimate Kindle edition of the Peter Pan stories by J.M. Barrie, starring such timeless characters as Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, Wendy, and the Lost Boys.

Included in Peter Pan: The Complete Adventures are:

  • All three Peter Pan books written by J.M. Barrie. 
  • Both Peter Pan and Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens are illustrated with the classic artwork by F.D. Bedford and Arthur Rackham. 
  • Links to free, full-length audio recordings of the Peter Pan books in this collection, as well as other childhood favorites. 
  • An individual, active Table of Contents for each book accessible from the Kindle “go to” feature. 
  • Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Kindle’s Text-to-Speech features. 
  • A low, can’t-say-no price! 

The Complete Adventures

All three of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan books, complete and unabridged. Books included:

  • Peter Pan (also known as Peter and Wendy) [1911]* Includes original illustrations by F. D. Bedford! 
  • Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens [1906]* Includes original illustrations by Arthur Rackham! 
  • The Little White Bird [1902] 

A Little Bit of Pixie Dust

Also included are special features for any Peter Pan enthusiast, including:

  • A comprehensive list of the many film, television, and media adaptations of the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. 
  • Links to free, full-length audio recordings of the books included in this collection, as well as other childhood favorites.

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940148732013_p0_v1_s260x420Tales of Terror by Classic Authors

Included in Tales of Terror are:

  • The complete text of sixteen horror classics, each elegantly formatted for ease of use and enjoyment on your Kindle reader.
  • Links to free, full-length audio recordings of the novels and stories in this collection.
  • An individual, active Table of Contents for each book accessible from the Kindle “go to” feature.
  • Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Kindle’s Text-to-Speech features.
  • A low, can’t-say-no price!

Sixteen Complete Works

Eight novels and eight shorts ranging in length, style, and subject. Works included:

Novels:

  • Dracula
  • Frankenstein
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • The Invisible Man
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Canterville Ghost
  • The Turn of the Screw
  • The Island of Doctor Moreau

Short Stories:

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • The Monkey’s Paw
  • The Yellow Wallpaper

Edgar Allen Poe:

  • The Raven
  • The Pit and the Pendulum
  • The Black Cat
  • The Tell-Tale Heart
  • The Fall of the House of Usher

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940016153865_p0_v3_s260x420Jules Verne Collection, 33 Works

Purchase this Jules Vernes Collection and treat yourself to the following list of works by this Father of Science Fiction:

The Extraordinary Voyages Series
(Les Voyages Extraordinaires)

  • Five Weeks in a Balloon (1869)
  • The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras (1874-75)
  • A Journey to the Interior of the Earth (1871)
  • From the Earth to the Moon (1867)
  • In Search of the Castaways (1873)
  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1872)
  • Around The Moon (1873) (Sequel to From the Earth to the Moon)
  • The Fur Country (1873)
  • Around the World in Eighty Days (1873)
  • The Mysterious Island (1874)
  • The Survivors of the Chancellor (1875)
  • Michael Strogoff (1876)
  • Off on a Comet (1877)
  • The Child of the Cavern (1877)
  • Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen (1878)
  • Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon (1881)
  • Godfrey Morgan (1883)
  • The Lottery Ticket (1886)
  • Robur the Conqueror (1887)
  • Topsy-Turvy (1890)
  • Claudius Bombarnac (1894)
  • Facing the Flag (1897)
  • An Antarctic Mystery (1898)

Dr. Ox (A Series of Short Stories)

  • Dr. Ox’s Experiment
  • Master Zacharius
  • A Winer amid the Ice
  • A Drama in the Air
  • Fortieth Ascent of Mont Blanc

Other Works

  • The Pearl of Lima (1853)
  • The Blockade Runners (1876)
  • The Waif of the Cynthia
  • In the Year 2889 (1889)
  • Master of the World (1904) (Sequel to Robur the Conqueror)

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940016532189_p0_v1_s260x420H.G. Wells Collection, Over 50 Works

Purchase this H.G. Wells Collection and treat yourself to the following list of works created by this classic author: 
Novels:

  • The Time Machine (1895)
  • The Wonderful Visit (1895)
  • The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896)
  • The Wheels of Chance (1896)
  • The Invisible Man (1897)
  • The War of the Worlds (1898)
  • Love and Mr. Lewisham (1900)
  • The First Men in the Moon (1901)
  • The Sea Lady (1902)
  • The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth (1904)
  • Kipps (1905)
  • A Modern Utopia (1905)
  • In the Days of the Comet (1906)
  • The War in the Air (1908)
  • Tono-Bungay (1909)
  • Ann Veronica (1909)
  • The History of Mr. Polly (1910)
  • The Sleeper Awakes (1910)
  • The New Machiavelli (1911)
  • Marriage (1912)
  • The Passionate Friends (1913)
  • The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman (1914)
  • The World Set Free (1914)
  • The Research Magnificent (1915)
  • Mr. Britling Sees It Through (1916)
  • The Soul of a Bishop (1917)
  • The Secret Places of the Heart (1922)

Non-fiction:

  • Certain Personal Matters (1897)
  • Anticipations of the Reactions of Mechanical and
    Scientific Progress upon Human Life and Thought (1901)
  • Mankind in the Making (1903)
  • New Worlds for Old (1908)
  • First and Last Things (1908)
  • Floor Games (1911)
  • Little Wars (1913)
  • An Englishman Looks at the World (1914)
  • What is Coming? (1916)
  • God the Invisible King (1917)
  • War and the Future (aka Italy, France and Britain at
    War) (1917)
  • In the Fourth Year (1918)
  • The Salvaging of Civilization (1921)
  • A Short History of the World (1922)

Short Stories:

  • Select Conversations with an Uncle (Now Extinct) and
  • Two Other Reminscences (1895)
  • The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents (1895)
  • Tales of Space and Time (1899)
  • Twelve Stories and a Dream (1903)
  • Other Short Stories

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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9781625393890_p0_v1_s260x420The Bronte Sisters – The Complete Novels

The format of this e-book is designed to be easily navigational in three ways; you can navigate by a simple click from chapter to chapter or from book to book. There is also a table of contents per book and one global table of contents.

This e-book features:
• Jane Eyre – by Charlotte Brontë
• The Professor – by Charlotte Brontë
• Villette – by Charlotte Brontë
• Albion and Marina – by Charlotte Brontë
• Stancliffe’s Hotel – by Charlotte Brontë
• Mina Laury – by Charlotte Brontë
• The Story of Willie Ellin – by Charlotte Brontë
• Shirley – by Charlotte Brontë
• Emma – by Charlotte Brontë (her last unfinished novel)
• Wuthering Heights – by Emily Brontë
• Agnes Grey – by Anne Brontë
• The Tenant of Wildfell Hall – by Anne Brontë
• Cottage Poems by Patrick Brontë
• Poems by Currer Bell, Acton Bell and Ellis Bell (collection written under their pen names)
• Charlotte Brontë and Her Circle by Clement Shorter (biography featuring correspondence by Charlotte Brontë )

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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2940013210059_p0_v3_s260x420Jane Austen: The Complete Works

Purchase Jane Austen: The Complete Works and treat yourself to the following list of works by this classic British Author:

Major Works:

  • Sense and Sensibility (1811)
    Pride and Prejudice (1813)
    Mansfield Park (1814)
    Emma (1815)
    Northanger Abbey (1817) Posthumous
    Persuasion (1818) Posthumous

Minor Works:

  • The Watsons (1803, 1805)
    Sanditon (1817)

Unfinished Works:

  • Lady Susan (1794, 1805)

Early Works:

  • Love and Friendship (1790)
  • Lesley Castle (~1792)
  • The History of England (1791)
  • Collection of Letters

Scraps:

  • The Female Philosopher
  • The First Act of a Comedy
  • A LETTER from a YOUNG LADY
  • A Tour Through Wales
  • A Tale

Find it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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