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A new offer that's worthwhile if you're planning on spending at least $100 at Amazon any time soon: Load your Amazon Gift Card account with $100, and they'll add $5 on top of that. Not surprisingly, this is a one-time-per-customer offer (and for people reloading their balance for the first time, but since I don't know anyone who reloads their own balance, I'm guessing most folks are eligible).

I'm not blown away by most of the daily deals today, but one of the Kindle deals is on The Very Best of Tad Williams for $2.99.

Other good Kindle deals: Pratchett's The Wee Free Men is $4.99, while The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents is $3.99.

And in Kindle/Comixology graphic novels, Vision Vol. 1: Little Worse Than A Man, Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! Vol. 1: Hooked On A Feline, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 1: Squirrel Power, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol. 1: BFF, Spider-Woman Vol. 1: Baby Talk and The Mighty Thor Vol. 1: Thunder In Her Veins are $2.99 each. That's some dirt-cheap and really good Marvel stuff.

In kitchen goods, Amazon's got a couple of sales on their Amazon Basics (their house brand), including their AmazonBasics 16-Piece Cafe Stripe Dinnerware Set, Service for 4 for $21.80 (18% off) and their AmazonBasics Digital Kitchen Scale with LCD Display for $9.64 (12% off). Even at the regular prices, the AmazonBasics stuff tends to be good for folks looking for good cheap kitchenware, but the discounts make them extra nice.

In TVs, the TCL 32S3800 32-Inch 720p Roku Smart LED TV is $169.99 (about $60 below Wal-Mart and other dealers).

In toys, the Ever After High toys are on sale, with some as low as 65% off and a lot of them under $10.

And finally, in MP3s, Mozart vs Beethoven: the Ultimate Battle of the Masters, a 100-song MP3 collection is $.99, a damned nice way to get a ton of classical music into your collection.
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Hahaha I just lost an entire entry because my computer randomly restarted. FML

So this will be short, because I don't have time to find everything again.

Kindle Daily deals include Nancy Kress's Yesterday's Kin for $1.99 and Ariel S. Winter's The Twenty Year Death for $.99. I really liked the latter (although it falls apart in the end) as a pastiche of Simenon, Chandler, and Thompson.

Another daily deal gets you Mission: Impossible - The 5 Movie Collection for $18.99 (48% off) on a Blu-Ray/digital combo pack.

You can also snag Deadpool on Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital for $10.99 (44% off), which is only $.99 more than on DVD alone.

In video games, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain for the Xbox One is $11.61.

In toys, the Mega Bloks Monster High Advent Calendar is $8.99 (70% off) if you don't mind getting started a little late.

In kitchen stuff, the OXO Good Grips 7-Piece Nesting Measuring Beaker Set is on sale for $14.99 ($5 off, and making it as cheap as the 4-piece version of the set).

In music, there's a ton of good $5 MP3 albums, including ones by Fall Out Boy, Michael Jackson, Lindsay Stirling, Lauryn Hill, and more.

And finally, Chrissy Tiegan's Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat is on sale for $17.99 (40% off). As you might know, I own this book and rave about it all the time (I was a huge fan of Chrissy's recipes and essays when she used to post them online, before she realized they were book-worthy). The essays are all really yummy and not ludicrously complicated, and the writing and photography are top-notch, too.
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(Active deals from two days ago: The cheap Kindle Vonnegut and Clarke books, the sub-$5 Blu-rays, and the teddy bear with the purchase of a gift card).

For younger kids, one of the Daily Deals is on Toddler Riding Toys, with huge discounts on everything from the basic Little People and Disney ones for under $25 to the really high-end trains and tractors that break $100 (but are still dozens and even sometimes over $100 off other deals).

For older kids, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition for the PS4 is $49.99 (38% off).

Also in video games, Dishonored 2 Limited Edition for the PS4 is $39.94 (33% off).

And for older kids who have gone the board game route (or for, you know, me), there's a Board Game Daily Deal, with discounts on 50+ games, including Betrayal at the House on the Hill, King of Tokyo, Dominion, Tokaido, Risk Legacy, Lost Cities, and more.

Not a daily deal as far as I can tell, but the LEGO Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype Toy is $31.99 (20% off), the LEGO Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Tydirium Building Kit is $63.99 (36% off), the LEGO Star Wars Naboo Starfighter Building Kit is $30.39 (39% off), and the LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Walker is $31.99 (20% off). All are well below other prices.

in non-toy (sort of) Daily Deals, the Fitbit Alta is $84.96 (35% off) today.

And in "definitely a toy, but for people with a LOT of spare cash," the Occulus Rift comes with a bonus $100 Amazon Gift Card.

Finally, Cowboy Bebop on Blu-ray is $31.49 (47% off).
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(Still active from yesterday: The Vonnegut and Clarke Kindle books, the free bear with an Amazon gift card, and the assorted under-$5 Blu-Ray movies.)

I'll be at a conference all day, so this is shorter and earlier than it might otherwise be:

The big Deal of the Day is on the Apple Watch 2, which will "only" cost $269 or $359, depending on the model you snag.

If you like your watches cheaper and less digital, the Timex Men's Weekender Series is on sale for $24.18 (down about $8 off the normal pricing).

Another daily deal is on assorted T-Fal cookware, including a non-stick cast iron skillet for $14.39, a 5-quart covered nonstick sauté pan for $14.99, a 14-piece full nonstick cookware set for $40.59, and more.

Elsewhere in cookware, the Victorinox 8 Inch Fibrox Pro Chef's Knife is $27.96 (48% off, and about $12 below other deals on the knife), and the Hamilton Beach 12-Cup Stack and Snap Food Processor is $35.99 ($20 below other sellers).

The Outlander Collector's Edition Sets (Blu-Ray editions with collectors books and all sorts of other nifty stuff, including a flask in the season 1 set) are 50% off ($48.99 for season 1, $34.99 for season 2).

The Kindle Daily Deal is on cookbooks, with about twenty of them at $2.99 or less, including The Drunken Botanist, The French Laundry Cookbook, Ruhlman's Twenty, and a lot of other really good ones.

And finally, the Matrix Triple Feature is $7.99 on Blu-Ray (only 20% off, but it's a nice and cheap way to get all three films).
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The $5 off $15 Book Coupon ends today, so use it while it's still good! Aside from things like the big and discounted Dungeons and Dragons books, it's also a good choice for gift books that land just over the $15 price point, like The Princess Bride: An Illustrated Edition of S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure for $17.22 (31% off), before the coupon pulls it down to $12.22.

One of today's Daily Deals offers up to 50% off assorted Marvel items, ranging from shirts to books to toys to bedsheets. Lots of good stuff for fans of all ages here.

In Kindle books, there's a ton of Kurt Vonnegut on sale for $1.99, including Slapstick, Mother Night, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, Galápagos, Timequake, and Welcome to the Monkey House.

Also $1.99 each on Kindle: Clarke's Rendezvous with Rama and Childhood's End.

In gift cards, if you buy a $150 Amazon Gift Card, you'll get a free holiday teddy bear (the offer also works for $200 and $250 denominations). And if you buy a one-yeara subscription to Dropbox Pro for $99, you'll get a free $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Another Daily Deal nabs you all seven Fast & Furious movies on Blu-Ray and digital for $27.99 (53% off, and about $4 per movie).

And if you want more cheap Blu-Ray options (many with DVD and Digital copies thrown in), there's a slew of $5 and $4 Blu-Ray deals, including Pulp Fiction, Glengarry Glen Ross, Braveheart, Shutter Island, Seven, Quantum of Solace, Last Action Hero, Election, and more (we're talking literally hundreds of movies here).
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Before getting to the one-day-only deals, a reminder that you can nab $5 off any $15 purchase of books at Amazon through Monday.

Amazon's started their $Winterholiday Countdown (okay, they call it "12 Days of Deals"), and the focus today is on kid stuff. All of these are one-day deals:

The Despicable Me 3-Movie Collection (with the two DM movies and the Minions film) in a Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital combo pack is $17.99 (40% off).

There's a huge one-day Kindle book sale including Rick Riordon books (about 20 of them), Ivy and Bean books (most $.99), and assorted others by Melanie Dickerson, Kami Garcia, Kelly Barnhill, and Antoine de Saint-Exupery (yes, The Little Prince will only run you $1.99 today).

There's also a big sale on, well, big toys. This ranges from a 20" Darth Vader for $19.99 (less than half of what it costs elsewhere) to a 5000-piece K'Nex Roller Coaster for $353 (amazingly less than half what it normally costs from other retailers). Needless to say, Prime Shipping's really your friend on these deals (which also include huge dollhouses and other large toys).

If your kid likes music, or if you're an aunt or uncle who wants to drive your sibling crazy, there's a sale on assorted musical instruments for kids, including guitars, drum kits, xylophones, and more.

And finally, a one-day deal that's not kid-specific: The Queen-sized Intex Pillow Rest Classic Airbed with Built-in Pillow and Electric Pump is $19.99 (46% off).
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Spending most of the day offline, but a few things to highlight:

Amazon's Deal of the Day nets you the complete Seinfeld on DVD for $39.99 (44% off).

Speaking of things about nothing (see what I did there?), The combo pack of The Neverending Story and Where the Wild Things Are on Blu-Ray is $7.89, which is actually cheaper than buying either movie separately.

For PC Gamers who somehow don't have it, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition is $10 (75% off) for the digital edition.

And Amazon's once again got a book coupon, this time for $5 off a $15 purchase, using promo code GIFTBOOK. And yes, all the big core D&D books qualify and most are already on sale (down from $49.95 to $29.95), and there are good deals on some other systems (like Pathfinder), too. And, of course, there's the slew of "regular" books that qualify for this as well. The point is, cheap books.
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Today's a touch hectic, but it seems that just about every deal from yesterday's post that wasn't a Deal of the Day is active, so yay!

Only three deals I had time to highlight, but they're all pretty solid:

The major Deal of the Day will nab you either the Extended Edition Lord of the Rings Trilogy on Blu-Ray for $26.49 (78% off) or the Extended Edition of The Hobbit Trilogy for $38.99 (61% off). As some of you know, I'm decidedly NOT a Tolkien (on paper or screen), but some of y'all are, so enjoy!

I am a James Bond fan, though, and the Ultimate James Bond Collection on Blu-Ray/Digital for $99.99 (33% off) is a hell of a nice deal (note that Spectre is now included in the set).

And in the "luxury beauty" section of Amazon, you can spend $50 and get a $25 credit for more from the same section.
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I'm short on time today, so only a handful of items that have caught my eye:

(From previous days, the $2.99 Marvel Masterworks sale has finally ended, but active deals include the free audiobook of Invisible Man, the huge Queen Games sale (which was supposed to be one-day-only, but is still going) which includes Alhabra, Escape, Fresco, Kingdom Builder, and a lot more, The Best of Michael Swanwick for $2.99, the Calphalon Nonstick 10-pc. Bakeware Set, the Calphalon 6-Piece Nonstick Bakeware Set, the T-fal 12-Piece Ultimate Hard Anodized Scratch Resistant Titanium Nonstick Thermo-Spot Heat Indicator Anti-Warp Base Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe PFOA Free Cookware Set, the Pyrex 3-Piece Glass Measuring Cup Set, Saw: The Complete Collection, Exploding Kittens: NSFW Edition, and the Kindle edition of The Living Dead.)

One of today's Daily Deals is on Classic Board Games and Toys, with huge discounts on Mastermind, Chutes and Ladders, Yahtzee, Trouble, Magic 8-Balls, Clue, Candy Land, Spirograph, and a lot more. This is a really good one if you've got folks in the elementary school range.

Elsewhere in toys, the K'NEX Education - Simple and Compound Machines Set is $25.39 (53%off), while the K'NEX Education - Intro to Simple Machines: Gears Set Engineering Education Toy is $17.89 (55% off), and the K'NEX Beasts Alive - K'NEXosaurus Rex Building Set is $12.24 (51% off). A decent amount of other K'NEX items are on sale, although there doesn't seem to be an officially announced sale of any sort.

Another daily deal is on the DEWALT DCK421D2 20V MAX Lithium-Ion 4-Tool Combo Kit, 2.0Ah for $249 (25% off, and a solid $100 below other vendors). I'm not particularly handy, as anyone who knows me is aware, but some of y'all do like this stuff.

It's a little late in the season, but there's also a one-day sale on Fila Puffer Jackets for Men and Women, $34.99 each (down from $120).

In kitchen goods, the Hamilton Beach Belgian Waffle Maker is $17.99 (36% off, about $8 off other deals), while the larger Hamilton Beach 4-Piece Belgian Waffle Maker is $22.85 (33% off, about $9 below other deals)

The Glasslock 18-Piece Assorted Oven Safe Container Set (basically similar to Pyrex storage) is $25.99 (42% of, and about $30 off other sellers).

In movies/TV, Kingsman: The Secret Service is $8.49 (35% off) on Blu-Ray/Digital (but most places are selling it for above the $12.99 list price), and Game of Thrones: Season 1 on Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital is $39.99 (50% off).

Both Dredd and No Country For Old Men are going for $3.99 each for Blu-Ray/Digital packs (Dredd also gets you the DVD and 3D versions).

And finally, for Prime members only, the ION Audio Tailgater Portable Bluetooth PA Speaker with Mic, AM/FM Radio, and USB Charge Port is on sale for $69.99 (about $45 off other deals including shipping). The regular price of $99 is pretty decent (it'll still save you $15 or so), but the Prime deal makes this special.
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Deals from yesterday that are still good include the $2.99 Marvel Masterworks, the free audiobook of Invisible Man, the huge Queen Games sale (which was supposed to be one-day-only, but is still going) which includes Alhabra, Escape, Fresco, Kingdom Builder, and a lot more, and The Best of Michael Swanwick for $2.99.

The Kindle Daily Deal today offers 14 different books for $2.99 each, including Stephen King's excellent (and Edgar-winning) Mr. Mercedes, James Lee Burke's The Jealous Kind, and Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan's Chronicles: Volume One.

Another daily deal will nab you the Simply Calphalon Nonstick 10 Piece Cookware Set for $89.99 (33% off, about $50 below other dealers). If you've been reading me for a while, you know of my love for Calphalon cookware (nearly every piece of cookware we own is Calphalon, Cuisinart, or Rachel Ray), and it's not just because the brand sounds like a Transformer.

Not a daily deal (AFAIK), the superb John Joseph Adams anthology The Living Dead is $1.99 on the Kindle.

Speaking of Calphalon, the Calphalon Nonstick 10-pc. Bakeware Set is $61.44 (39% off, and about $40 off other vendors), while the Calphalon 6-Piece Nonstick Bakeware Set is $26.99 (10% off, but really about $16 below other vendors after shipping).

In other kitchen items, if you prefer T-Fal, the T-fal 12-Piece Ultimate Hard Anodized Scratch Resistant Titanium Nonstick Thermo-Spot Heat Indicator Anti-Warp Base Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe PFOA Free Cookware Set is $82.06 (about $30 off other deals). And the Pyrex 3-Piece Glass Measuring Cup Set is $12.03 (about $2 off other deals, but still a nice deal for the set).

If you're a fan of super-high-end noise cancelling headphones, the Sony H.ear on Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphone in Charcoal Black are $199 today only (43% off other sellers).

In movies and TV, Star Trek Beyond on Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital is $12.99 (68% off), and is actually surprisingly good, unlike the previous movie in the series. Saw: The Complete Collection is $11.99 (52% off) on Blu-Ray (not as nice as the $9.99 deal a few days ago, but still damned cheap for seven movies). And the Ong Bak Trilogy on Blu-Ray is $9.99 (57% off).

And finally, in board games, Exploding Kittens: NSFW Edition is $16.99 (32% off). It's not a great game, per se, but I did have a lot of fun playing it.
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