A Culture Lover’s Guide to Cyber Monday Deals


In case you’re not aware, today is Cyber Monday, the less crowded (and less focused on getting up at the crack of dawn!) virtual equivalent of Black Friday. And in case you’ve still got a lot of holiday shopping to do, we’ve broken down some of the best deals out there by cultural category. Whether you’re a books lover or someone who’s looking to upgrade to a Blu-ray player, you’ll want to check out some of our favorite Cyber Monday finds after the jump.


Amazon.com has time-specific “Lightning Deals” on books running throughout day. For example, you can grab a Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxset for 42% off of the original price.

At BarnesandNoble.com, buy one New York Times best-seller and get another at 50% off. Children’s picture books are 40% off, and Barnes & Noble Members get 25% off of one item.

You can grab an e-reader for as low as $100 at Borders.com, and score free shipping for orders of $20 or more. Book prices are discounted up to 50%.

You can get 16% off your entire order when you enter the promo code “save16” at Powells.com.

Fashion and Beauty

AmericanApparel.com is offering 20% off everything in the online store with the promo code “MONDAYMADNESS.”

Get 25% off all purchases at BathandBodyWorks.com when you use the promo code “CYBER25.”

Get 60% off 6 “hot items” for 6 hours at FredFlare.com.

Get 20% off and free shipping on orders over $65 at Karmaloop.com. Use the promo code “20FREE” at checkout. Offer good until 11/30/2010.

Kiehls.com is running its Friends & Family sale through Tuesday. Use the promo code “FAMILY10” to get 20% off all purchases.

Get an extra 25% off (10% electrics) at the Friends and Family sale at Macys.com when you enter promo code “MACYSFF” at checkout. Valid 11/30 through 12/6.

Enter promo code “BIGEVENT” at Shopbop.com for $50 off $250 orders, $100 off $500 orders, $150 off $750 orders, $250 off $1,000 orders, and $500 off $1,500 orders.

Find over 100 items for $25, and hundreds of bags for under $200 at Swirl.com. Use the promo code “CYBERMON” for free shipping.

At UrbanOutfitters.com, use the promo code “GIFTED” to take 10% off your total purchase and “GETSTUFFED” to get free shipping on orders of over $75.

Film and TV

Amazon.com has thousands of DVDs and Blu-rays at up to 70% off. They also have Lightning Deals running throughout the day.

BestBuy.com has a bunch of Blu-rays under $10 today, including a few major movie releases from this year.

You can get up to 50% off TV on DVD at Borders.com.


Amazon.com has some good deals on home electronics, particularly Blu-Ray players.

Apple.com is offering modest discounts on iPad, iPod, iPhone, and Mac accessories — like M-Audio KeyStudio 49, a plug-and-play keyboard for GarageBand.

BestBuy.com has a big sale on electronics ($10 to 15 off all iPods, $10-20 off video games, and a Guitar Hero Aerosmith bundle for $49.99), plus free shipping on lots of products.

Get free shipping at HammacherSchlemmer.com with the promo code “NVBRSHIP.”

RadioShack.com has loads of Cyber Monday deals, including a Nikon® COOLPIX® S4000 12MP Digital Camera for $129.99.

Walmart.com and Target.com are both running sales on home electronics through Friday.