We aren’t big advocates of Black Friday madness, but these deals on Kindle ebooks will provide great reading for your and your friends in the coming year.
Stay home today and download a classic or two…
UPDATE: Sunday, Dec. 1, Prices listed here are still valid…
(A couple of these are still on sale, but prices have been tweaked)
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[easyazon-link asin=”B001IDYIMY” locale=”us”]Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling[/easyazon-link]
By Andy Crouch – $2.99
Andy Crouch unleashes a stirring manifesto calling Christians to be culture makers. For too long, Christians have had an insufficient view of culture and have waged misguided “culture wars.” But we must reclaim the cultural mandate to be the creative cultivators that God designed us to be. Culture is what we make of the world, both in creating cultural artifacts as well as in making sense of the world around us. By making chairs and omelets, languages and laws, we participate in the good work of culture making.
[easyazon-link asin=”B005ZOBNOI” locale=”us”]The Fault in Our Stars: A Novel[/easyazon-link]
By John Green – $2.99
“In The Fault in Our Stars, John Green has created a soulful novel that tackles big subjects–life, death, love–with the perfect blend of levity and heart-swelling emotion. Hazel is sixteen, with terminal cancer, when she meets Augustus at her kids-with-cancer support group. The two are kindred spirits, sharing an irreverent sense of humor and immense charm, and watching them fall in love even as they face universal questions of the human condition–How will I be remembered? Does my life, and will my death, have meaning?–has a raw honesty that is deeply moving.” – Amazon.com
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[easyazon-link asin=”B005IOZUDA” locale=”us”]The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited[/easyazon-link]
By Scot McKnight – $1.99
Evangelicals have reduced the gospel to the message of personal salvation. This book makes a plea for us to recover the old gospel as that which is still new and still fresh. The book stands on four arguments: that the gospel is defined by the apostles in 1 Corinthians 15 as the completion of the Story of Israel in the saving Story of Jesus; that the gospel is found in the Four Gospels; that the gospel was preached by Jesus; and that the sermons in the Book of Acts are the best example of gospeling in the New Testament. The King Jesus Gospel ends with practical suggestions about evangelism and about building a gospel culture.
[easyazon-link asin=”B004OA64H0″ locale=”us”]A Wrinkle in Time [/easyazon-link]
By Madeleine L’Engle – $1.79
Winner of the 1963 Newbery Award
Everyone in town thinks Meg is volatile and dull-witted and that her younger brother Charles Wallace is dumb. People are also saying that their father has run off and left their brilliant scientist mother. Spurred on by these rumors, Meg and Charles Wallace, along with their new friend Calvin, embark on a perilous quest through space to find their father. In doing so they must travel behind the shadow of an evil power that is darkening the cosmos, one planet at a time.
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[easyazon-link asin=”B00BAXFAOW” locale=”us”]David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants[/easyazon-link]
By Malcolm Gladwell – $3.79
In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks.
In the tradition of Gladwell’s previous bestsellers—The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw—David and Goliath draws upon history, psychology, and powerful storytelling to reshape the way we think of the world around us.
[easyazon-link asin=”B00BD99JMW” locale=”us”]Allegiant: A Novel (Divergent Series)[/easyazon-link]
By Veronica Roth- $3.49
What if your whole world was a lie?
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[easyazon-link asin=”B003TO59WI” locale=”us”]The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical[/easyazon-link]
By Shane Claiborne – $1.99
In this book, Shane Claiborne describes an authentic faith rooted in belief, action, and love, inviting us into a movement of the Spirit that begins inside each of us and extends into a broken world. Shane’s message will comfort the disturbed, and disturb the comfortable . . . but will also invite us into an irresistible revolution. His is a vision for ordinary radicals ready to change the world with little acts of love.
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