Free Fridays

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“A massive overview of every myth under the sun. Davis shatters commonly held myths about myths.”

- New York Daily News


 

That’s why every serious reader will love today’s Free Fridays selection: Don't Know Much About Mythology by Kenneth C. Davis. This bestselling author has written seven books in his popular Don’t Know Much About…series, covering everything from the Bible to the American Civil War. In this edition, Davis offers an engaging, layman-friendly lesson on ancient mythology—exploring cultures from around the world. While you probably have a vague idea of where everyday terms and concepts like “Pandora’s Box,” “Achilles’ Heel,” and “Wheel of Fortune,” come from, after reading DKMAM you’ll feel quite confident going into your next game of Trivial Pursuit on family game night.

 

Once you’ve binged on your mythology lessons, you can move on to Davis’s other equally enlightening Don’t Know Much About…books available for NOOK.

 

Free Fridays Recommends

 

Each week, we ask our featured author to recommend a book or author that you may want to check out. Since authors are such passionate readers themselves, we thought you might like to find out what they love to read, too! Here’s what Kenneth recommends:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stay well-informed on a wide range of subjects by visiting Kenneth’s website here.

 

NOOK owners: go to shop and search for “Kenneth Davis” to download his many informative and fascinating books.

Comments
by jmgazer on ‎01-17-2012 10:43 AM

Same here, had this happen before, no response for an inquery. The explanation of availability answers my question.  Why was this kept such a secret?

Jim

by JeremyCesarec on ‎01-27-2012 11:25 AM

Some users have reported a problem advancing past page 174 in this book. If you're having that issue, please just archive and unarchive the book, which should fix it. Sorry for any inconvenience.

by sewindy on ‎04-27-2012 10:13 AM

Thanks for the new free Friday book!

I love the chance to read books that I may have passed up

If we didn't have this wonderful Free Friday to look forward to!

by KrissyMarie516 on ‎04-27-2012 10:45 AM

It's not showing up free, it is $10.99.:smileysurprised:

by Jewel40 on ‎05-25-2012 12:51 PM

I'm feeling left out since the B&N site is askin me to pay $10.99 for the free friday book.

by on ‎05-25-2012 02:33 PM

Jewel40: you're four months late for this one. Today's Free Fridays offering is here: http://bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com/t5/The-NOOK-Blog/Free-Fridays/bc-p/1343488

by summer0 on ‎05-26-2012 11:59 AM

Which one are  you saying that I am to late for.  Which one is it that you are doing what with?   I don't understand?  How do I find and get to the free friday for each week with out such a hard time?

by on ‎05-26-2012 05:53 PM

To find the latest Free Fridays posting, go to http://bn.com/unbound and look for the first Free Fridays entry. On Fridays, it'll usually be the very first entry.

 

Bookmark that URL: http://bn.com/unbound

 

by CCSchiebel ‎06-02-2012 08:08 AM - edited ‎06-02-2012 08:11 AM

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by Bear72 on ‎07-14-2012 10:14 AM

Um, stupid question here, but why does the "Free Friday"  this week keep trying to charge me $10.99???????

by on ‎07-14-2012 11:27 AM

Because January came and went a long time ago. Free Fridays offerings are for one day only, not for every Friday. The Free Fridays offering for July 13 was Raven Strike: http://bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com/t5/The-NOOK-Blog/Free-Fridays-Raven-Strike/ba-p/1358064 — and although Friday is over, it's still free at the moment.

 

You can find the current Free Fridays offering every Friday at http://bn.com/unbound — I suggest you bookmark that URL.

by riccaroni on ‎07-20-2012 08:38 AM

When I click on the book, it's not free, HELP!

by RunningWithScalpels on ‎08-10-2012 04:00 PM

Annoyed that they repeat freebies about a year apart - glad for the extra links :smileyhappy:

by SBeauchamp67 on ‎10-19-2012 12:12 PM
Very interested in this Free Friday selection, but when I select it, the website wants to charge me $8.99. Anyone else having this problem?
by McSnygg on ‎11-02-2012 11:59 AM

It's Friday, 11:00 am MDT, and this Free Friday isn't free! :-(