This year marks the fifth annual Prime Day on Amazon! This event is described as Amazon’s Black Friday and spans two days in October. I have seen loads of emails from different brands that I follow talking about their products that are marked down during Prime Day and I took advantage of the sales! Amazon had a great sale where you could buy three items for the price of two (basically buy two, get one free). This sale was not limited at all and there were tons of products that this deal could be used on. The majority of my purchases were books (big surprise, I know) and I was able to save so much money that I was able to rationalise the price tag. Without further ado, here are the items I bought during Prime Day!
I’ve heard some good things about this series from a bunch of different people and the third and final book in the series, Lightbringer, was just published on Tuesday so I felt more motivated to pick this one up. Thanks to the Amazon deal and Prime Savings, I was able to purchase all three books for $18. I was so excited about the deal that I kept looking at my different lists to see if anything else was worth snagging. I included the synopsis for the first book (since I haven’t read the series, I don’t want to accidentally spoil anything by attaching the summaries of the second and third books. You can find Furyborn right here, Kingsbane right here, and Lightbringer right here on Amazon.
Summary: When assassins ambush her best friend, Rielle Dardenne risks everything to save him, exposing herself as one of a pair of prophesied queens: a queen of light, and one of blood. To prove she is the Sun Queen, Rielle must endure seven elemental magic trials. If she fails, she will be executed as the Blood Queen…unless the trials kill the queen first. One thousand years later, the legend of Queen Rielle is a fairy tale to Eliana Ferracora. A bounty hunter for the Undying Empire, Eliana believes herself untouchable―until her mother vanishes. To find her, Eliana joins a rebel captain and discovers that the evil at the empire’s heart is more terrible than she ever imagined. As Rielle and Eliana fight in a cosmic war that spans millennia, their stories intersect, and the shocking connections between them ultimately determine the fate of their world―and of each other.
Marissa Meyer is a well-known author for a reason: she writes great books. I already own Heartless (unfortunately haven’t read it yet, but it’s on the list!) and I was excited to purchase the Renegades trilogy during the sale. This series was described as X-Men but with teenagers, so it’s easy to say that I was instantly hooked. Thanks to the deal, I was able to grab the entire series for just under $25. You can find Renegades right here, Archenemies right here, and Supernova right here on Amazon.
Summary: Secret Identities. Extraordinary Powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice. The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies―humans with extraordinary abilities―who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone…except the villains they once overthrew. Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice―and in Nova. But Nova’s allegiance is to a villain who has the power to end them both.
Throne of Glass Series
Sarah J Maas without a doubt one of my favourite authors of all time. I have read the ACOTAR series twice already in the past five months. Throne of Glass was her first big series (a total eight books!) and I’m excited to read it. However, because of the large number of books in the series, I held off a little bit on buying it because of the price. Thanks to the Amazon deal, I got to save over $20 when I bought the remaining seven books in the series (I had bought the first one months ago at my local Barnes and Noble). I’ve heard so many good things about this series and I cannot wait to start reading it! You can find Throne of Glass here, Crown of Midnight here, Heir of Fire here, Queen of Shadows here, Empire of Storms here, Tower of Dawn here, Kingdom of Ash here, and The Assassin’s Blade right here on Amazon.
Throne of Glass
Summary: In a land without magic, where the king rules with an iron hand, an assassin is summoned to the castle. She comes not to kill the king, but to win her freedom. If she defeats twenty-three killers, thieves, and warriors in a competition, she is released from prison to serve as the king’s champion. Her name is Celaena Sardothien. The Crown Prince will provoke her. The Captain of the Guard will protect her. But something evil dwells in the castle of glass–and it’s there to kill. When her competitors start dying one by one, Celaena’s fight for freedom becomes a fight for survival, and a desperate quest to root out the evil before it destroys her world.
OPI Nail Lacquer
Ever since I have finished playing collegiate volleyball, I have been keeping my nails long and painting them. OPI has been my favourite nail brand as long as I can remember and when I found out that Prime Day included deals for OPI, I was happy. I was able to snag top and base coats for 50% off! I have linked them here. I love OPI because in my experience, they have the best colours and the manicures last much longer than any other nail brand I have tried. I highly recommend checking out OPI!
Those are the things I bought on Prime Day! While 98% of the items were books, I’m very happy with the purchases. There were loads of other deals, in fashion and technology and more, but my heart lies with books. Did you take advantages of the sales? Get anything good? Let me know down in the comments! And, as always, thank you so much for reading!