Kindle Version of 'The Spark' Just $1.99 for a Short Time

By , SparkPeople Blogger
If you've been waiting to buy a copy of SparkPeople founder Chris Downie's best-selling book, "The Spark," now is the time to do it!

As part of a special promotion on Amazon, the Kindle version of "The Spark" is available for just $1.99. The discount was a bit of surprise to us (we just found out!), but we wanted to be sure to quickly share it with our members. The low price is in place for just a short time (until next Wednesday), and it is good on the hardcover edition.

This special low price is part of Amazon's "Sunshine Deals" program, which discounts popular books--including "The Spark"! Currently, we're #7 on that list. Can I get a WooHoo!?

The Kindle version has everything the original hardcover version did:
  • Our first-ever "secrets of success" survey: the best habits of SparkPeople’s most successful members
  • A 28-day program that brings together the most effective practices from SparkPeople into an innovative 4-stage plan, available only in this book
  • Dozens of photos—including stunning before-and-after shots and easy-to-follow exercise images
  • Dozens of success stories that show the power of this transformational program
  • Plus you'll get SparkPoints just for buying the book!
Buy your Kindle copy of "The Spark" today, for only $1.99. This offer ends next Wednesday, June 15.

Do you have a Kindle or another electronic reader? UPDATE: Members tell us "The Spark" is $1.99 on the Nook and other electronic readers, too.

Click here to to redeem your SparkPoints
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I just purchased my e-copy today and it's still $1.99 at Amazon!!!! Can't wait to get started. Report
Just got my Kindle copy for $1.99. Can't wait to start reading and get inspired. Report
So happy that it's still on sale... it's July now. I bought the physical copy of the book recently, and can now have a digital copy on the kindle app on both my ipod touch and MacBook for those days (there are many) when I forget to bring the book on my commute. Report
Well it's still on sale for us slow pokes!!! I just got mine for the Android Kindle!!! Thanks Spark People! Report
It is $1.99 on the NOOK. WOOO HOOOH!!! Report
I down loaded it on my NOOK COLOR!!! It's awesome!!!!
Thanks Spark People!!! Now to get the points some how. Report
Cool! Just went and got my Kindle copy for $1.99 Report
Yay--still on sale this morning--June 18th! Report
Love my Kindle! Got my copy and cant' wait to start reading it later! And I love that I can bookmark and highlight things I want to remember and write notes and look those over later! I think you can download it to your PC or your Smartphone if you don't have a Kindle. They also have a Kindle app for Ipad. Report
Those of you having trouble getting your SparkPoints for the book or digital version: Go to the back of the book and look through the Appendices. There are special instructions in one of the last ones. Hope you find 'em! Report
I don't have a nook or kindle or anything, just a PC computer. Is it possible to download to that to read it instead? Report
I just got my Kindle version! Thanks, SP!!!! Report
OK, got it on my iPod Touch, now how do I get my 500 points? I also bought the paperback from Powell's and couldn't figure out how to get the points 8-(. Report
Jeez! I'm so glad I saw this - I bought it immediately. Report
Woohoo just bought it for my kindle phone as well.. Report
I recently ordered a hard copy of "The Spark" from Amazon, and then when I saw I could download it on my Kindle for $1.99, I did that too. I'm very pleased to have it available to me in two forms! (Love the book!) :-) Report
How do you get your Spark points?
Excellent. I now have hard cover and kindle copy. It only cost me $1.93. Good old Australian dollar value at the moment. Report
I wasn't unable to buy at 1.99, it cost me 3.49

may be because I have a kindle outside the US and offers only apply in the country Report
I checked Kindle in Amazon England and it is £5.99 Such a disapointment Report
Amazing Deal!! Just bought it now I have both a kindle copy and the hard copy!! Yeah!! Report
Bought it for my Kindle way back when it first came out :) I didn't get my spark points either :( Report
This is great! I just added it to my Kindle! Report
Thanks for the heads up! I just bought mine. Report
I just downloaded it to my phone! Now I can take it with me anywhere including my trips out of state. Thanks for the update.

Everybody, you don't need a Kindle or Nook or anything fancy. Just upgrade you phone to one that has the Kindle app. Smaller, lighter, easy to ready, and always with me. Report
I ran into The Spark on Amazon's Sunshine deals. Grabbed it right up. Reading it got me back to this site and started again on my goals. Report
It is 1.99 for the nook (barnes and noble) as well, or at least it was a few days ago when I bought a copy for my nookcolor. Report
Not sure if it's been mentioned, but the same price is being offered on Google Books for those who have an e-reader other than the Kindle, like myself! (I use a Sony E-Reader) Report
I bought it earlier this week...i love my Kindle! Report
I have a kindle, definitely going to look it up. Report
WOO-HOOO!!!! I just downloaded it!!! I didn't want to buy the hardcover version since I no longer buy I am thrilled to get The Spark for my Kindle app which is on my iPhone! Yeah!!! Thanks for letting me know. Report
Putting it on my Kindle right now!
Will be nice to have a "take it with me version" in addition to my hard cover copy!
Whooo hoooooo! Report
I don't know much about the nook or the kindle but thinking about buying one for my birthday in July ! Any tips on where to buy and which is the best will be appreciated. Is there a toll free number to pay for the books ? I don't want to do it on line ! Report
Just downloaded it to my Kindle. Yay! I've been wanting to read it just haven't been able to afford it until now. Report
I don't own a Kindle, but I loaded the Kindle for PC offered by Amazon. Since I am unemployed new tech purchases are on hold Report
I have a NOOK and absolutely love, love it!! I bought the Spark several months ago but haven't finished it yet. I also have the Nook app on my computer and Iphone so I can read anywhere. Report
No, I get books from the public library each Saturday. Report
Kindle for pc! Never knew it existed until this article. I now own the Spark! :) Report
I got it on my Nook for 1.99!!! Thank you! Report
woo hoo! just bought it for my kindle! so excited to read it!! Report
Bought mine earlier today. Was checking to see if it was available and was surprised by the low cost. The Kindle is easier for me to read than a book. Report
Nook it! Please put it on the Nook. My husband has a Nook and I could then read the book. Report
How about the Nook? I better check my Nook every now and then and see if it ever shows up on sale! Report
You can download kindle on your iPod for free. I purchased this! Great deal! Report
I do have a kindle and I was looking throught he sunshine deals last week and bought my copy! I'm very excited to have it and you can't beat that price! Report
I found it the other day! I had already purchased and read the hard cover version when it first came out, but I couldn't pass up the chance to have it on my Kindle as well. I have been using the text-to-speech feature on my Kindle to listen to it. I am using it as a motivational tool.
Thanks for makeing this wonderful tool available at such an affordable price. Report
Is it only for the kendle or could we get it on an ipod touch? Report
I can't wait to download it! I also found other books that I want... and can afford for a change! My Kindle's gonna' 'splode! Squee! Report
Looking through the "sunshine deals" is where I first learned about SparkPeople. So after I checked out the website, I then downloaded The Spark. The rest, I hope, will be the future! Report
I have a Sony Reader and don't use my smartphone for book reading. Report