Friday Freebies: Kindle Book, Cat Food, Broadway Show Tunes and More!
Download this free Kindle BookLife From Scratch, by Melissa Ford. The book is ranked No. 1 in the free and paid Kindle bookstore. The Kindle edition of Life From Scratch usually sells for $15; paperback copies go for $11.60. The 208-page novel is about a woman who turns to cooking and blogging about cooking when her marriage fails. Her goal is to learn how to cook from scratch while getting over her ex-husband and finding new love. Out of 35 Amazon reviews, 31 are 5 stars, and 4 are 4 stars. That's impressive! It's unclear how long this freebie will be around. If you're a voracious reader and looking for more free reads, here six places to get free Kindle books.
Get a free sample of laundry detergent from Shout. Its "color catcher" formula apparently allows you to mix darks, whites and lights all in one load. If the claim is true, that's pretty cool! To get a free sample of Shout, click on the link above, log into your Facebook account and "like" the Shout fan page. If you're not on Facebook, you're missing out on this freebie and a lot of other free stuff! Enter your name, address and email on the request form. You may also have to opt into the Right At Home email list, part of SC Johnson, the parent company that owns Shout. You can always unsubscribe later. Caveats: A limited number of Shout Color Catcher free samples are available. First come, first served. One per household. Look for your free sample in the mail about six weeks after you submit the request. Offer redeemable only within the U.S.
Download 15 free Broadway show tunes when you sign up for TheaterAdvisor, a site that collects theater reviews and ratings by regular folks. Joining is free and once you write a full theater review, the free music is yours. Signing up requires sharing your email, name and creating a password for the site. Pretty easy! The 15 free songs include some of the top hits from Broadway:
- The Addams Family -- "Morticia"
- Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson -- "Populism Yea, Yea!"
- Burn the Floor -- "España Cañi"
- Everyday Rapture -- "Rainbow Sleeves"
- Fela! -- "Water Get No Enemy"
- Finian's Rainbow -- "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?"
- La Cage aux Folles -- "With You On My Arm"
- Leap of Faith: A New Musical -- "Step Into the Light/Leap of Faith"
- A Little Night Music -- "Send in the Clowns"
- Mamma Mia! -- "Dancing Queen"
- Memphis -- "Memphis Lives in Me"
- Million Dollar Quartet -- "Blue Suede Shoes"
- Promises, Promises -- "Promises, Promises"
- Rock of Ages - - "I Wanna Rock"
- Shrek The Musical -- "Who I'd Be"
Get a free preview issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, a newish publication that focuses on international business news. The freebie comes directly from Bloomberg Businessweek, so there really aren't any strings attached. Of course, when you share your name, address and email to get the free issue, you can bet your grandmother's life that the magazine will pitch you hard to buy a one-year subscription. To get an idea of what Bloomberg Businessweek covers, the link above has a number of preview pages from past issues. The offer is available while supplies last. Caveats: One per person. Open to residents of the U.S., Canada and other countries, but it's unclear exactly which countries are included.
This last one ain't free, but it's a darn good buy-one, get-one free coupon for Peet's Coffee & Tea. Expires Feb. 20, 2011. The cheaper beverage is free. One coupon per visit -- so print multiples if you plan to use this more than once. Caveats: Offer excludes kid's drinks, juice, and bottled beverages. Not valid at Peet's inside BART, airports or grocery stores. Cannot be combined with other coupons or offers.