E-Book Pricing Alerts

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by JD, Apr 4, 2017.

  1. JD

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    Just as an FYI, I just checked and that is the YA novelization of First Contact by John Vornholt, not the adult one by JM Dillard.
     
  2. dstyer

    dstyer Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    New sales are up!

    Lots of choices for 99 cents and $1.99.
     
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    YEAH BABY!! :)
     
  4. JD

    JD Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    It looks like they've just marked down ones that were already marked down even lower.
    General Trek search results:
    VOY: Spirit Walk Book 2: Enemy of My Enemy - $1.99
    VOY: String Theory Book 2: Fusion -$0.99
    TOS: Allegiance in Exile - $1.99
    MU: Glass Empire - $3.99
    MU: Obsidian Alliances - $2.99
    MU: Shards and Shadows - $2.99
    DS9: Ascendants - $1.99
    DS9: Sacraments of Fire - $1.99
    DS9: The Never Ending Sacrifice - $2.99
    DS9: Force and Motion $2.99
    NF: Treason $0.99
    COE: Grand Designs - $1.99
    TTN: Synthesis - $0.99
    Tales of the Dominion War - $0.99
    I'll stop there for now, I'll possibly do more tomorrow.
     
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  5. dstyer

    dstyer Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Here's what I found:

    For $0.99

    Khan #3: To Reign in Hell
    TOS: The More Things Change (e-book original)
    Tales of the Dominion War
    Voyager: String Theory 1, 2, 3
    Voyager: Distant Shores Anthology
    New Frontier: Treason
    New Frontier: Blind Man’s Bluff

    For $1.99

    ENT: Rosetta
    ENT: Last Full Measure
    TOS: Mind Meld
    TOS: A Choice of Catastrophes
    TOS: The Weight of Worlds
    TOS: Allegiance in Exile
    TOS: Sand and Stars (Signature Edition)
    TOS: Miasma (e-book original)
    TNG: A Fury Scorned
    TNG: Crossover
    TNG: Genesis Force
    TNG: The Sky’s the Limit
    TNG: The Hand of Kahless (Signature Edition)
    DS9: Ascendance
    DS9: Prophecy and Change Anthology
    DS9: Worlds of DS9 #3: Dominion and Ferenginar
    DS9: Millennium Omnibus
    DS9: Warpath
    DS9: Sacraments of Fire
    Voyager: Flashback Adaptation
    Voyager: Cloak And Dagger
    Voyager: Unworthy
    Voyager: Enemy of My Enemy
    Corps of Engineers: Aftermath TPB
    Corps of Engineers: Grand Designs TPB
    Corps of Engineers: Miracle Workers TPB
    New Frontier: The Returned, Part I (e-book original)
    Strange New Worlds I, III, IV, VII
    Titan: Synthesis
    Titan: Over a Torrent Sea
    Titan: Absent Enemies (e-book original)
    Vanguard: Open Secrets
    Vanguard: In Tempest’s Wake (e-book original)
    Star Trek: The Amazing Stories
    William Shatner’s “I’m working on That”
    Warped: An Engaging Guide to the Never-Aired 8th Season

    For $2.99

    TOS: The Lost Years
    TOS: Vulcan’s Glory
    TOS: Yesterday’s Son
    TOS: Burning Dreams
    TOS: Shadows on the Sun
    TOS: Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages
    TOS: Rihannsu: The Empty Chair
    TOS: Crisis of Consciousness
    TOS: Constellations Anthology
    TNG: Pantheon (Signature Edition)
    TNG: First Contact YA Adaptation
    TNG: Q are Cordially Uninvited (e-book original)
    DS9: Force and Motion
    DS9: Twists of Faith Omnibus
    DS9: The Never-Ending Sacrifice
    DS9: Rules of Accusation (e-book original)
    DS9: Lust’s Latinum Lost (e-book original)
    DS9: The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition
    Voyager: A Pocket Full of Lies
    Voyager: Captain Proton: Defender of the Earth
    Corps of Engineers: Breakdowns TPB
    DTI: The Collectors
    DTI: Time Lock (e-book original)
    DTI: Shield of the Gods (e-book original)
    Mirror Universe: Obsidian Alliances
    Mirror Universe: Shards and Shadows
    New Frontier: No Limits Anthology
    New Frontier: The Returned, Part II and Part III (e-book original)
    Vanguard: Harbinger
    Tales From the Captain’s Table TPB
    Enterprise Logs Anthology
    Star Trek: Adventures in Time and Space TPB
    Star Trek: Celebrations

    For $3.49
    The Klingon Dictionary

    For $3.99

    ENT: Live by the Code
    ENT: Unceratin Logic
    TOS: Unspoken Truth
    TOS: The Latter Fire
    TOS: Shadow of the Machine (e-book original)
    TOS: Seasons of Light and Darkness (e-book original)
    TNG: Armageddon’s Arrow
    TNG: The Stuff of Dreams (e-book original)
    Mirror Universe: Glass Empires
    Titan: Sight Unseen
    Others are on sale for $4.99 and up, but I'm done typing . . . for now. :beer:
     
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  6. JD

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    Ah thanks. Nothing there I'm dying for, and since I'm trying to hold off buying things until I finish more of my unread books, it doesn't look like I'll be getting any of these.
     
  7. dstyer

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    Looks like the prices are continuing to drop!
    Titan: Synthesis, Voyager: Cloak And Dagger and DS9: Warpath have now dropped to only 99 cents.
     
  8. JoeP

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    I’d be picking up so friggin’ many of these, but of course not available in Canada. This really grinds my gears.
     
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  9. TheAlmanac

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    As it does mine...out of the lowest two price points, only String Theory has had its discounts matched in Canada. :/
     
  10. DrCorby

    DrCorby Commander Red Shirt

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    I already have a lot of these. Not interested in the NF books, but I did pick up the Voyager String Theory trilogy. Thanks for keeping us up-to-date!
     
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    Now if only Sword of Damocles was added to that list.
     
  12. Fer

    Fer Commander Red Shirt

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    Thank you very much! I just bought the String Theory trilogy and the ENT books Uncertain Logic and Live by the Code thanks to you providing the list. Your efforts are very much appreciated.
     
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    Thanks a lot!
     
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    Leathco Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Some of the books in the Strange New Worlds series are down to 1.99 as well. 1, 3, 4, and 7 so far.
     
  15. Paul Weaver

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    Does the author tend to get a percentage of the price paid, or a fixed fee per copy?
     
  16. dstyer

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    More lowering of prices today!

    From $1.99 down to $0.99
    ENT: Rosetta
    TOS: Sand and Stars (Signature Edition)
    TNG: A Fury Scorned
    TNG: Genesis Force
    Corps of Engineers: Miracle Workers TPB
    Corps of Engineers: Grand Designs TPB
    Strange New Worlds IV, VII
    William Shatner’s “I’m Working on That”


    From $2.99 down to $1.99
    TOS: Vulcan’s Glory
    TOS: Constellations Anthology
    TNG: First Contact YA Adaptation
    TNG: Pantheon (Signature Edition)
    DS9: Twist of Faith Omnibus
    Vanguard: Harbinger
    Mirror Universe: Obsidian Alliances
    Corps of Engineers: Breakdowns TPB
    Star Trek: Celebrations
    Star Trek: Adventures in Time and Space TPB

    Yay! (Except for those I bought at the old prices :brickwall: )
     
  17. TheAlmanac

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    If it makes you feel any better, we Canadians still don't have lower prices on any of these titles. :(
     
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  18. Avro Arrow

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    Yeah, all this thread does is depress me lately. :(

    I'd be really interested in hearing someone from Simon & Schuster Canada try to justify these wild discrepancies. You wouldn't think that most of the excuses that corporations usually trot out in cases like these would really be applicable here.

    I did find a couple things that might be considered "Canadian" deals, while searching to see if we got any of the deals listed above. (Spoiler alert: no.)

    The Art of Star Trek is $9.99, which seems fairly good for a large art book (although I have no idea how well it would show on a digital device)

    Both volumes of The Fifty-Year Mission are $15.99. It's no $1.99, but it's still about half of the online discounted hardcover price. I've never read either of these, and therefore cannot comment on how good or bad they may be.
     
  19. Alwaystrekkin

    Alwaystrekkin Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    I must say all these 99 cent/ $1.99 Trek Ebooks that I'm fortunate to get to buy lately has been a chance to branch out into different areas of Trek novels which have not considered buying before, like Corps of Engineers, Vanguard, and more recent New Frontier. And getting Ebooks cheaper for some books already stocked is pretty much a happy bonus. More Trek prose in hand IMO rates a good thing yes.
     
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  20. Dimesdan

    Dimesdan Living the Irish dream. Premium Member

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    Just taking a really quick look at Canadian Dollars compared to US Dollars, the exchange rates to me would indicate part of the problem.

    Also, it only seems to be Amazon.com (and other US sites) that have these prices, Amazon.co.uk, same as the .ca site doesn't have these reduced prices. - There isn't even a .ie site which creates all sorts of issues when ordering things from Amazon as one needs to go through the .co.uk site which is geo-locked for certain products.