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Kindle Gift for Hanukka

Updated on September 22, 2010

Looking for great gifts to give your loved one for Hanukkah? Consider giving a Kindle and a couple of e-books. Read on for a great Hanukkah suggestion and five books currently on the New York Times bestseller list.

Not sure about giving a Kindlle? Scroll to the end of this hub and find three reasons to buy a Kindle.

Hanukka Moon

If your loved one has children in his or her family, load your gift Kindle with this delightful e-book: Hanukka Moon, by Deborah Da Costa, illustrated by Gosia Mosz.

No, the Amazon price given in the link to the right is not the Amazon's current Kindle price. The Kindle price is currently $4.87, including wireless delivery.

Yes, an illustrated children's book can be viewed and read on Kindle. Click on the Hanukkah Moon link to the right. You will see Amazon's note that the book "has complex layouts and has been optimized for reading on Kindle DX's or Kindle for PC's larger screen, but can still be viewed on other devices."

This book is also enabled for text-to-speech. You can read Hanukka Moon to your children or grandchild, Later, you can let Kindle read to them.

The book has a 100% five-star-rating by reviewers so far. One Amazon reviewer wrote, "I gave Hanukkah Moon to several of my grandchildren as Hanukkah gifts. They love the story and the illustrations. Even my 3 year old grandson asks me to read it over and over. . . ."

Another reviewer wrote, Deborah Da Costa has created a beautiful picture book for children with lots of details about this Jewish holiday. The illustrations by Gosia Mosz add to the delight of the storyline . . . The explanation of Rosh Hodesh, and its meaning for women, is explored. This is an excellent way to explain some of the traditions and origin . . . in an easy-to-understand manner."

Kindle books on New York Times bestseller list

Here are five Kindle books that are on the New York Times bestseller list as of this writing:

The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo, by Stieg Larrson -- .Story about disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist, freshly sentenced to jail for libeling a shady businessman, and the multipierced and tattooed Lisbeth Salander, a feral but vulnerable superhacker. Currently Amazon's #1 Kindle book.

John Decker, The Wave, by J. G. Sandom -- Cryptanalyst John Decker of the FBI is assigned to the Joint Terrorist Task Force in New York. He has no idea he is about to be thrust into a deadly plot of eco-terrorism.

Dogwood, by Chris Fabry -- Will Hatfield was sentenced to Clarkeston Federal prison, but he is about to be released in two months. He has a great desire to see the family farm in Dogwood, West Virginia and Karin the only woman he ever loved.

The Shopkeeper, by Steve Dancy -- In 1879, Steve Dancy sells his New York shop and ventures west to explore and write a journal about his adventures. Though he's not looking for trouble, Dancy's infatuation with another man's wife soon embroils him in a deadly feud.

Curse of the Medallion: Death of James Dean Sparks a Curse, byJeff Edwards -- Was James Dean's car, the Porsche Spyder, really cursed? This book tells the story.

3 reasons to buy a Kindle

Why has The Kindle Reading Device become Amazon's best selling item for two years running? According to Amazon it is "the most-wished for, most gifted, and has the most 5-star reviews of any product on Amazon." Here are three reasons. Find these and seven more reasons at 10 Reasons to Buy a Kindle.

  1. E-books are the future. With e-book reader technology rapidly improving, and more books, magazines, newspapers and other print material becoming available for reading on Kindle – the market for Kindle and e-books keeps growing.
  2. Great for Travel. You can carry your whole library with you. Read as you wait in airports, hotel rooms, and as you sit by the pool or the beach. Get the latest news from your newspaper. Find and download books and periodicals in less than 60 seconds from anywhere in the world that has 3G wireless coverage
  3. Convenience and cost. Once you purchase Kindle, there are no annual contracts and no monthly fees. E-books cost less than new books, and you can download the books you want, when you want them. There are now over 1.8 million FREE out-of-copyright books available for reading on Kindle. All your books remain in your personal library always available wherever you have your Kindle. You can read first chapters of books FREE. You don't have to drive to the bookstore or order books online and wait for delivery. You don’t have to buy bookshelves for storage, or dispose of used books.

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