The best Amazon Prime Day deals for book lovers and readers

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If one of your goals for the summer was to read more (preferrably by the pool), Amazon is making it super easy with deals on books and reading subscriptions for Amazon Prime Day.

You can save $5 off any book purchase of $15 or more using the promo code PRIMEBOOKS17. This deal, like many Amazon Prime Day deals, expires at 3 a.m. ET July 12.

This promo code only applies to books sold by Amazon—look for “sold by” before you add an item to your cart. This offer is not good for digital books and content, and it’s limited to one per customer.

Kindle Unlimited Subscription

If you’re an avid reader, you can also save up to 40 percent off Kindle Unlimited, a subscription service that gives you unlimited access to more than 1 million books. Right now, you can get 12 months of Kindle Unlimited for just $80.32, a drop from the regular price of $119.88. There’s also six -and 24-month options.

Plus, you don’t have to own a Kindle to take advantage of Kindle Unlimited. As long as you have the Kindle app installed, it will work on any device!

E-Readers On Sale

Amazon is also offering deals on reading devices, including $30 off the Kindle Paperwhite.


Amazon is also offering $30 off its classic Kindle, which brings the price down to just $49.99.



Here are some of Amazon editor’s top book picks for 2017:

“Beartown: A Novel,” by Fredrik Backman ($16.19 for hardback)


Blue Sky White Stars,” by Sarvinder Naberhaus and Kadir Nelson ($14.57 for hardcover)


Words in Deep Blue,”  by Cath Crowley ($12.59 for hardcover)


The Ministry of Utmost Happiness: A Novel,” by Arundhati Roy ($$17.37 for hardcover)


You can view the full list of picks here on Amazon.

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