The second season of Game of Thrones mini-series has just started on HBO. Good reason to check the price of digital editions of George R. R. Martin’s books in major ebookstores.

Last March 4-book bundle was released by Bantam/Random House. The digital list price is set at $30, and as you’ll see, there is no discount in Barnes & Noble’s Nook Store. Amazon Kindle Store is in the middle of the price range with $25.24.

If you are looking for a real bargain, and are using the device which supports Adobe DRM (like Kobo or Nook), you should go and buy the bundle at Kobo – it’s discounted there by 38% and costs only $18.59.

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Ebook Price Check: Game of Thrones 4-Book Bundle – George R. R. Martin

Prices collected on 02.04.2012 from relevant ebookstores.

Amazon Kindle Store

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$ 25.24

Barnes & Noble Nook Store

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$ 29.99

Kobo Store

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$ 18.59

George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 4-Book Bundle

George R.R. Martin

George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series has become, in many ways, the gold standard for modern epic fantasy. Martin—dubbed the “American Tolkien” by Time magazine—has created a world that is as rich and vital as any piece of historical fiction, set in an age of knights and chivalry and filled with a plethora of fascinating, multidimensional characters that you love, hate to love, or love to hate as they struggle for control of a divided kingdom. It is this very vitality that has led it to be adapted as the HBO miniseries “Game of Thrones.”

This bundle includes the following novels:

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  1. I’m not sure why Ebook Friendly would “collect” pricing on February 4th and release a story on April 2nd. The price for “A Game of Thrones 4-Book Bundle” is $29.99 at all three stores. It shouldn’t vary at all, seeing that Random House is an Agency publisher.

  2. I believe this contributor is from Europe and thus the pricing differences from the US. Ebook Friendly also appears to be a European site, as the dates listed in their deals page is in the European format (Day.Month.Year rather than Month/Day/Year). Thus, 2.04.12 refers to April 2, 2012, not February 4.

    It would be helpful to have location information included in the post when the information is location-specific as a reminder for those of us who don’t follow the individual contributors and their backgrounds. Pricing information is going to vary significantly based on global location, and if that is not provided, we tend to assume the information is for the US.

  3. 02.04.2012 is April 2nd…that makes sense. Since they were quoting B&N’s pricing, I assumed they were in the U.S. B&N was the only correct U.S. pricing, but they don’t (officially) sell in Europe.

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