#Kindle Books

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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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Amazon's Kindle for Kids bundle offers children's books for $99

To offer kids a way to read via Kindle, Amazon is back with another $99 bundle. The Kindle for Kids offer combines the latest e-reader with a cover and a "2-year worry-free guarantee." It's meant to boost reading habits for children complete with too... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to donate Kindles to developing countries

Amazon has established a programme to donate Kindle e-readers, ebooks and Fire tablets to readers in developing nations. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon 'Kindle Reading Fund' makes books more available to those without access

The ability to read is something many of us take for granted. At a young age, you probably had tons of books in your homes and schools, enabling you to learn to both read and write. Believe it or not, not everyone has access to books. Isn't that sad? Luckily, Amazon is looking to change this.... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Singles Classics brings stories from magazines to Kindle

If you're looking for some new reading material on your Kindle or inside Amazon's reading app, you're in luck. The online retailer announced Singles Classics: a collection of essays and stories from "well-known authors" that were published in "top ma... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Day: books and Kindles on offer

Amazon has launched its second Prime Day promotional bonanza, offering deals on products every five minutes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle introduces 'page flip' tool

Amazon has introduced a new tool for Kindles which will allow readers to flip back and forth between pages easily. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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