#Kindle Books

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Review: Kindle Oasis, the joys of a good ebook

With a larger screen and waterproof design, Amazon's new Kindle Oasis is for well-heeled readers who struggle to put down a good book. Starting at NZ$400, the Oasis has dropped in price but is still the most expensive Kindle by far. In return it steps up to a 7-inch screen, with the extra space... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Amazon Kindle Now Turning 10, David Naggar Says Content Is Prime

On the 10th anniversary of Kindle, VP of Kindle content David Naggar looks back on the development and impact of Amazon's ebook ecosystem on book publishing. The post With Amazon Kindle Now Turning 10, David Naggar Says Content Is Prime appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anniversary Notes: Shanghai Children’s Book Fair at 5; Amazon’s Kindle at 10

The season's anniversaries start taking attention, as China's fair in Shanghai and Seattle's best-known device everywhere trigger news and events. The post Anniversary Notes: Shanghai Children’s Book Fair at 5; Amazon’s Kindle at 10 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Oasis Review: Way Better, Way Bigger

Amazon's latest e-reader lets you read underwater, listen to audiobooks with Audible, and download books anywhere over LTE. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is adding Audible support to its entry-level Kindle

The cheapest Kindle is getting the best feature for those who'd rather listen to books than read them. Based on its listing (as found by The Digital Reader), Amazon is rolling out Audible support for the $80 device "in the coming months." The e-retai... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's new Kindle app is 'inspired by books'

Amazon has launched a new Kindle app designed to encourage more people to read ebooks on their mobile phones. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's new Kindle app makes it easier to turn your phone or tablet into a book

I’m a big fan of e-ink Kindles -- preferring them over real books. If you do a lot of reading, they’re great. However, some people prefer the versatility of an iPad, Android tablet or smartphone, and there's a clear benefit to those. You only need to carry around the one device. Today, Amazon... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches first waterproof Kindle

Amazon has launched its first waterproof Kindle, the new Kindle Oasis, which will also have Audible built-in and feature a larger, seven-inch display. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon refreshes Kindle Oasis e-reader with larger screen and waterproofing

While you can read ebooks on Android tablets and iPad devices, you really shouldn't. These screens can strain your eyes, causing discomfort and creating a negative experience. Not to mention, if you tend to read outdoors, the glare can be unbearable. Instead, an e-ink reader is the best option.... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is $90 for Prime members right now

Fall has just begun, meaning frigid weekends and evenings will be upon us—a.k.a. the perfect time for curling up with a good ebook. If you’re a Prime Member, you can currently grab the ad-supported Wi-Fi-only Kindle Paperwhite for $90. This device is usually $120 and is the same price Amazon... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Get Free Kindle Books With Your Library Card

All you need is an internet connection, a library card, and a good e-reader to dive into your next page-turner. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leadbeater wins first UK Kindle Storyteller Award

David Leadbeater has won the inaugural £20k UK Kindle Storyteller Award for his self-published crime thriller The Relic Hunters. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Diverse' shortlist for inaugural Kindle Storyteller Award

Amazon has revealed a "diverse" six-strong shortlist for its first UK Kindle Storyteller Award, with finalists' books spanning genres from non-fiction and crime thriller to historical fiction and lesbian romance. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterfi Waterproofed Kindle Paperwhite review: A great e-reader that’s completely protected from water damage

If waterproof is high on your checklist of e-reader must-haves, we recommend that most people consider the Kobo Aura H20. It’s a capable ebook reader designed to stand up to the occasional poolside splash or even an extended soak in a hot tub. For anyone already invested in Amazon’s extensive... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: New £20,000 ‘Kindle Storyteller’ Award; BookCon Announces Panels

The new Amazon UK Kindle Storyteller Award is open to writers everywhere, as BookCon in New York announces Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown for June 3 and 4. The post Industry Notes: New £20,000 ‘Kindle Storyteller’ Award; BookCon Announces Panels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray snaps up spy thriller first published as Kindle Single

John Murray publisher Mark Richards has pre-empted a novel about a "psychopathic but glamorous and alluring" Russian assassin, Codename Villanelle, by Luke Jennings. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Entertainment buys TV rights to fishing thriller

Kindle Entertainment has acquired the TV rights to Nick Fisher’s debut novel Pot Luck (Peridot Press), a dark thriller set in a south coast fishing community. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patricia Cornwell Tracks the Ripper: Powered by ‘Kindle in Motion’

'I needed somebody who could publish a work of this magnitude,' says Cornwell of her new nonfiction work from Amazon Publishing. Her UK tour starts today. The post Patricia Cornwell Tracks the Ripper: Powered by ‘Kindle in Motion’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lily Cole joins Amazon's Kindle Stoyteller Award judging panel

Lily Cole joins Rachel Abbott and Orna Ross on the judging panel for Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Top 10 Print Book and Amazon Kindle Bestsellers of 2016

The new Harry Potter book was by far the bestselling print title of 2016, and 'The Girl On the Train' was a major print and ebook bestseller for the second year in a row. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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