BuyDig via eBay offers a pair of Pioneer Andrew Jones-Designed 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers in Black for $66.99 with free shipping. That's $3 under our May mention and the lowest price we've seen. (It's the best deal today by $35.) They feature up to 80-watt power handling, 4" structured surface woofers with oversized magnets, and 1" soft dome tweeters.
They may not arrive by Christmas.
You very likely are putting your laptop battery into an early grave.