E-Book Pricing Alerts

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

  1. Avro Arrow

    Avro Arrow Rear Admiral Moderator

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    Oh, agreed that's definitely part of the issue, but exchange rate alone can't be responsible for variances like (to use one example) Sand and Stars, where it's $0.99 in the US, and $29.99 in Canada.

    We have always paid more than the US for most products, even after exchange is taken into account. We were still paying more for items back when our dollar was worth 10 cents more than theirs. It was something the media liked to go on and on about back at the time. :)
     
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  2. DarkHorizon

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  3. JD

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    So they are sold by S&S in all of these countries? I was wondering if maybe the different prices were because they were sold by other companies, but I guess that's not the case.
    The prices I posted all came from Google Play, and I also checked Barnes & Noble, and they have the prices to. They appear to be on all of the e-book retailers.
     
  4. Dimesdan

    Dimesdan Living the Irish dream. Premium Member

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    Hence this:

    (As you are replying to me, I already was aware you did that and I'm sure others are too.)
     
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  5. JD

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    I might have misunderstood, I thought you were saying only Amazon had those prices.
     
  6. Dimesdan

    Dimesdan Living the Irish dream. Premium Member

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    No might about it, clearly you did misunderstand (which is fine) as I did say "and other US sites" - I'm not going to requote myself again.
     
  7. JD

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    Oh, I missed the and other sites.
     
  8. Dimesdan

    Dimesdan Living the Irish dream. Premium Member

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    Twice it seems.
     
  9. Leathco

    Leathco Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Sales have been crazy this year. I've built a massive backlog, and it keeps getting bigger. Works for me though, as it gives me plenty to read once the sales slow down (if they do, if they don't, well, guess I'll have a lifetime of books to read!)
     
  10. Avro Arrow

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    Canadian Kobo and Amazon currently have Kate Mulgrew's memoir Born with Teeth on for $2.99.
     
  11. Avro Arrow

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    Also, just saw that David Mack's Discovery novel Desperate Hours is currently C$3.99!
     
  12. JD

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    For once it looks like you guys are actually getting a sale we aren't in the US. I checked Amazon and Google and it's full price on both sites.
     
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  13. dstyer

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    Amazon appears to have jumped the gun on the first two books in The Fall series. They are already at 99 cents - two days early. Expect the others to follow by Monday.

    This deal should hopefully be available across all the platforms and nationalities.

    http://www.startrekbooks.com/c/ebookpromodecember2017
     
  14. Leathco

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    I noticed that changing the date in the bar just goes to an error page now. Either the people doing the sales got wise to us changing the title bar, or the big sales are over after January.
     
  15. dstyer

    dstyer Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Just a quick follow-up to my post last week. As expected, all 5 novels in The Fall series are 99 cents now. I only checked Amazon U.S., but presume the other book sites followed suit.

    There are more sales on Amazon U.S., but unless it's requested, I won't post another list on here...
     
  16. Daddy Todd

    Daddy Todd Fleet Captain Premium Member

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    If you've got another list, I'd welcome it! I picked up 20 or so at a couple bucks each with your last list. I very much appreciate your posting!
     
  17. dstyer

    dstyer Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Reviewed on 8 December. List behind spoiler to help avoid frustration from non-U.S. readers. Honestly, there doesn't appear to be many differences from the prior list in November...


    For $0.99

    The Fall – Books 1 through 5
    TOS: Sand and Stars (Signature Edition)
    TOS: The More Things Change (e-book original)
    TNG: The Hand of Kahless (Signature Edition)
    TNG: A Fury Scorned
    TNG: Genesis Force
    DS9: Warpath
    Voyager: Cloak And Dagger
    Voyager: Distant Shores Anthology
    ENT: Rosetta
    ENT: Last Full Measure
    Corps of Engineers: Aftermath TPB
    Corps of Engineers: Grand Designs TPB
    Corps of Engineers: Miracle Workers TPB
    New Frontier: Treason
    New Frontier: Blind Man’s Bluff
    Strange New Worlds I, III, IV, VII
    Vanguard: Open Secrets
    William Shatner’s “I’m Working on That”

    For $1.99
    TOS: Vulcan’s Glory
    TOS: Mind Meld
    TOS: Burning Dreams
    TOS: Allegiance in Exile
    TOS: A Choice of Catastrophes
    TOS: The Weight of Worlds
    TOS: Constellations Anthology
    TNG: Crossover
    TOS: Miasma (e-book original)
    TNG: Pantheon (Signature Edition)
    TNG: First Contact YA Adaptation
    DS9: Worlds of DS9 #3: Dominion and Ferenginar
    DS9: Twist of Faith Omnibus
    DS9: Prophecy and Change Anthology
    DS9: Sacraments of Fire
    Tales of the Dominion War
    Voyager: Enemy of My Enemy
    Voyager: Unworthy
    Voyager: Flashback Adaptation
    Voyager: Captain Proton: Defender of the Earth
    Corps of Engineers: Breakdowns TPB
    Enterprise Logs Anthology
    Khan #3: To Reign in Hell
    Mirror Universe: Obsidian Alliances
    New Frontier: No Limits Anthology
    New Frontier: The Returned, Part I (e-book original)
    Tales From the Captain’s Table TPB
    Titan: Synthesis
    Titan: Over a Torrent Sea
    Titan: Absent Enemies (e-book original)
    Vanguard: Harbinger
    Vanguard: In Tempest’s Wake (e-book original)
    Star Trek: The Amazing Stories
    Warped: An Engaging Guide to the Never-Aired 8th Season
    Star Trek: Celebrations
    Star Trek: Adventures in Time and Space TPB

    For $2.99
    TOS: Rihannsu: The Empty Chair
    TOS: The Lost Years
    TOS: Shadows on the Sun
    TOS: Crisis of Consciousness
    TNG: The Sky’s the Limit
    TNG: Armageddon’s Arrow
    TNG: Q are Cordially Uninvited (e-book original)
    DS9: Millennium Omnibus
    DS9: Ascendance
    DS9: Force and Motion
    DS9: The Never-Ending Sacrifice
    DS9: The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition
    DS9: Lust’s Latinum Lost (e-book original)
    DS9: Rules of Accusation (e-book original)
    DS9: I, The Constable (NEW e-book original)
    Voyager: A Pocket Full of Lies
    DTI: The Collectors
    DTI: Time Lock (e-book original)
    DTI: Shield of the Gods (e-book original)
    Mirror Universe: Shards and Shadows
    New Frontier: The Returned, Part II and Part III (e-book original)
    The Klingon Dictionary

    For $3.00
    A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek: The Next Generation

    For $3.99
    TOS: Yesterday’s Son
    TOS: Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages
    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: The Stuff of Dreams (e-book original)
    ENT: Live by the Code
    ENT: Unceratin Logic
    Titan: Sight Unseen

    For $4.99
    TOS: The Final Reflection
    TOS: Elusive Salvation
    Star Trek: The Next Generation Technicial Manual
    Voyager: The Eternal Tide
    Mirror Universe: Glass Empires
    New Frontier Omnibus of first 4 original books


     
  18. Enterprise1701

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    Thanks you, dstyer!
     
  19. JD

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    Just as an FYI, $2.99 and $3.99 are the standard prices for the e-book originals.
     
  20. Daddy Todd

    Daddy Todd Fleet Captain Premium Member

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    Thanks!