Amazon $5 off $15 of Print Books Coupon

amazonbook5Amazon has a new promotional code GIFTBOOK that gets you $5 off any books purchase of $15 or more. Must be print books (can be multiple), shipped and sold by Amazon. Offer expires Sunday night at December 4, 2016 at 11:59 PM Pacific. Here are four recent books on my to-read list that you may consider as gifts or for yourself (I bought one of these with this coupon):

Here are (again) my recommended books about early retirement and financial freedom:

Here are all my book reviews in reverse-chronological order.

Finally, I’m just going to slip this in here because it’s probably not worth a separate post… This 3-pack of Amazon Anytime Gift Cards are currently on sale for $3. There is also a promotion on the page where you get $2 promo credit for each Anytime Gift Card activated for $10 or more. So buy the 3-pack, activate all three for $10 each, and get $6 in promo credits. You’ve now spent $33 and gotten $36 in Amazon credit.

Target 10% Off Gift Cards on Sunday, December 4th, 2016

targetgcTarget is planning to offer 10% off Target Gift Cards on Sunday, December 4th. This was announced in a Target press release.

Popular promotions from 2015 will return, including 10 Days of Deals, which will feature a distinct offer each day for 10 days. Target also will extend its free shipping promotion by a full week this year, waiving the shipping fee for all digital orders from Oct. 25 through Jan. 1, 2017. Cartwheel, Target’s digital savings app, is bringing back popular holiday deals, including 50 percent off one toy per day between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, and on Dec. 4, guests will save 10 percent on Target GiftCards. Guests also will save with free returns and an extended Price Match Guarantee, which enables them to price match any purchase made Nov. 1 through Dec. 24, excluding Thanksgiving through Cyber Week.

Update: Additional details posted at Target Corporate.

  • Valid at Target stores from open to close 12/4, or log on to to buy Target GiftCards from midnight PT Dec. 4 to 11:59 PT Dec. 4.
  • Target GiftCards purchased on Sunday, December 4th may be redeemed beginning Monday, December 5th at 10am CT.
  • Each household can buy up to $300 worth at the discount price (for $30 in savings). Limit One transaction up to $300 on Quantities are limited (sorry, no rainchecks).

Offer excludes Target Visa® Gift Cards, Target MasterCard® Gift Cards, Target American Express® Gift Cards, gift cards issued by other merchants, reloads of previously purchased Target GiftCards, Target GiftCards given in exchange for electronic or prepaid trade-ins, Target GiftCards provided for merchandise returns and Target GiftCards provided as free promotional card with qualifying purchase.

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Target 15% Off Everything 11/27 and 11/28, Online & In-Store


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Amazon Black Friday Weekend Deals: $10 off $25 of Books Coupon, Special Prices on Echo, Fire Tablets, Fire TV


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Barnes & Noble Black Friday Weekend: 30% Off Any One Item


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American Express Small Business Saturday 2016

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