Here are our favorite deals from Kindle's 10th birthday blowout sale

You know you've been meaning to read more. Now's your chance.

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It's been ten years since Amazon first introduced the Kindle, and in honor of a decade of e-reading, Amazon is offering loads of great discounts for bookworms. Not only are a number of Kindles on sale, but you can find some of the most popular titles right now for as low as a buck.

Find the perfect Kindle for you

Three of Amazon's Kindles are $30 off right now, so if you want or need a new e-reader, this is a great time to buy. Not sure which one is best for you? Check out our handy guide.

Already have an e-reader? Skip below to see our favorite books on sale.

Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite
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The Kindle Paperwhite is the best balance of price and features

This is easily the most popular e-reader Amazon has. It's lightweight, you can read it anywhere, and it offers a bright, crisp screen that's easy on the eyes. The Paperwhite usually costs $120, but you can get it for $89.99 right now, $10 less than it sold for last Black Friday.
Get the Kindle Paperwhite on Amazon for $89.99

Kindle Voyage

Kindle Voyage
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Thin and lightweight, the Voyage is comfortable enough for hours of reading.

This is the one I have now and I love it. It's lighter than the Paperwhite, has haptic-touch buttons on the sides so you don't have to touch the screen, and features a sensor that automatically adjusts the screen brightness for you. At $169.99 (usually $200), this is a bit more of an investment, but it's worth it if you're an avid reader who values hardware aesthetics.
Get the Kindle Voyage on Amazon for $169.99

Kindle e-reader

Kindle Original
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Looking for an affordable way to get into e-books? This is it.

If you're looking for something more affordable, the original Kindle is only $49.99 (usually $80). The glare-free screen is easy to read, but it lacks that 'white page' look that makes the Paperwhite and other models so lovely.
Get the Kindle e-reader on Amazon for $49.99

Books we love that are on sale right now

Kindle Anniversary Book Deals
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We love these 10 books, but there are plenty more on sale too.

When I saw the Kindle library offering hundreds of best-selling books for a couple bucks a piece, I immediately started adding them to my cart. I'm a big sci-fi and dystopian fan, but I know that's not for everyone. So I turned to my coworkers to see which titles they recommend (or want to read) from the sale. Here's what we found:

The Martian by Andy Weir ($2.99)
You don't have to be a science geek to get into this hysterical book. Whether you've seen the movie or not, this is a must-read.

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur ($2.99)
This increasingly popular book is full of beautiful, moving poems and more.

The Miracle of Dunkirk: The True Story of Operation Dynamo by Walter Lord ($1.99)
If you loved the movie, or just have an affinity for war stories, this book might be right up your alley.

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt ($4.99)
This award-winning novel is the story of a young boy's journey after the accidental death of his mother.

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut ($1.99)
If, like me, you just couldn't be bothered to do your homework in high school, give this book another chance. It's worth it.

Just Kids by Patti Smith ($1.99)
A story of life in 1960s New York through the eyes of the famous performer.

The Color Purple by Alice Walker ($1.99)
This classic is so good it became a Broadway show.

Wool by Hugh Howey ($1.99)
Another sci-fi favorite, this is a "Kindle in Motion" book with art, animation and video and is best viewed on a Fire tablet or through the Kindle app.

Room by Emma Donaghue ($3.99)
Told from the viewpoint of a five-year-old, this dark tale of mother and daughter is anything but childish.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey ($2.99)
Looking to better yourself? No one will know you're reading a self-help book if it's on your Kindle.

Read more books with Kindle Unlimited

If you want access to even more titles, you might be interested in Kindle Unlimited, a subscription service that gives you access to millions of books (including audiobooks through Audible) for an annual fee. You don't even need a Kindle to enjoy this service, as it works through the smartphone/tablet apps too. Kindle Unlimited usually costs $119.88 for a 12-month subscription ($9.99/month), but you can save 33% and get a year of unlimited e-books and Audible for $80.32. And if you know you'll keep the service longer than a year, the 24-month subscription is only $143.86, a 40% savings.

Prices are accurate at the time of publication, but may change over time.

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