Paging book lovers! Amazon's got best-selling e-books on sale for as low as $1 'til midnight

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There's never been a better time to re-Kindle your interest in reading. (Photo: Amazon)

If summertime translates as lounge-on-the-beach-with-a-good-book season for you, it's time to beef up your e-book library. Just in time for the lazy days, Amazon is offering digital versions of some of its bestselling titles for up to 90 percent off. You'll find titles for as low as $1 — and some that they're giving away for free if you're a Prime member or have a Kindle Unlimited subscription!

Starting at $1

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Remember, Amazon's big Kindle Edition e-book sale is just for today, so don't bookmark this deal: you've gotta act now if you want to score best-selling thrillers, romance, non-fiction and more reading material for dirt cheap.

Lose yourself in some of these beloved e-books.

'Local Woman Missing' by Mary Kubica

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Author Mary Kubica is a fan favorite when it comes to mystery novel e-books. (Photo: Amazon)

Fans of popular novels like Gone Girl and Where'd You Go, Bernadette will love digging into this edge of your beach-chair thriller about a series of women who go missing in a peaceful town. This New York Times best-seller follows the story of what happens when suddenly, 11 years later, this cold case is no longer cold.

"I actually SCREAMED in the middle of this book!! When you get there, you will know what I'm talking about!" wrote one enthusiastic fan.

This one is 82% off.

$3 $17 at Amazon

'The Reunion' by Meghan Quinn

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Take in this story of a family reunion and all its ups and downs. (Photo: Amazon)

If romantic comedies are more your speed, this lighthearted tale of a happily married couple trying understand the complicated love lives of their even more complicated adult children will hit you like a summer breeze. True to its title, the story culminates when the entire family reunites for the parents' 50th anniversary — and all the family drama ensues.

"What an unexpectedly emotional and poignant story from the rom com queen, Meghan Quinn," wrote a happy customer. "The Reunion is full of tenderness, emotional resonance, and soulful complexity."

Save 50% or get this one for free with a Kindle Unlimited membership.

$2.50 $5 at Amazon

'The Silent Wife' by Kerry Fisher

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What goes on behind closed doors? This book deep dives into a family's dark secrets. (Photo: Amazon)

This deeply emotional page-turner centers around "a family held together by lies," with the main protagonists — sisters-in-law Lara and Maggie — navigating the dark secrets that exist beneath the family's picture-perfect exterior.

"Fantastic characterization, intriguing plot, really a perfect summer read," wrote one tough reviewer who identifies as "a snotty English major with a few advanced degrees."

This one is 88% off.

'The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World' by John Mark Comer

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This #1 best-seller shows you "How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World." (Photo: Amazon)

For all you nonfiction fans, this #1 best-seller is an upbeat, down-to-earth tome that explores the spiritual, psychological and physical benefits of slowing down in an increasingly chaotic modern world.

"This book is deeply needed content. Comer's giftedness as a well-read wordsmith and a cultural observer are put to great use here," wrote an insightful reader.

Save an incredible 92% on this five-star favorite.

$2 $24 at Amazon

Shop all the Kindle Edition favorites here and score them each for up to 90 percent off, today only — then unleash your inner bookworm.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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