By the numbers: How Kindle Unlimited compares to other ebook subscriptions

We look at how Amazon's new ebook subscription service stacks up against similar offerings from Oyster and Scribd in terms of publisher deals, number of books, and the number of books you'll actually want to read. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

If you’re a Kindle user, you’ve undoubtedly come across titles with that Kindle Unlimited logo and an enticing “$0.00” price tag attached. You’re curious, yes? With titles in genres from mysteries and romance to sci-fi and self-help, Kindle Unlimited is an easy and affordable way to sate your... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon brings Kindle Unlimited ebook subscriptions to the UK

Whether we like it or not, Amazon nearly always launches its new products and services in the US first. It happened with its Fire-branded tablets, set-top box and smartphone. The same can be said for its all-you-can-read ebook service, Kindle... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon unveils Kindle Unlimited, an ebook subscription service

Amazon entered the ebook subscription market Friday by launching Kindle Unlimited, a Netflix-like subscription service for ebooks available for $9.99 a month.  Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon testing Netflix-style $9.99 'Kindle Unlimited' subscription for ebooks

But remember: All-you-can-eat subscriptions are only appetizing if there's delicious stuff in the buffet. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon appears to be testing an unlimited Kindle ebook subscription

Amazon.com appears to be testing a new subscription model that would give members all-you-can-read access to more than 600,000 ebooks for $9.99 a month.  Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins puts 'limited number' of titles into Kindle Unlimited

HarperCollins has begun selling a "limited number" of backlist e-books via Amazon’s £7.99 a month subscription e-book service Kindle Unlimited in the UK and Australia in a major shift from one of the big publishers.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited ebook service

Amazon.com Inc. on Friday introduced Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can-read ebook subscription service available for $9.99 a month. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription ebook plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Unlimited offers all-you-can-eat ebooks for $10 a month

After teasing us with a possible launch, Amazon has confirmed Kindle Unlimited, its all-you-can-read ebook subscription service. For $9.99 per month, Kindle Unlimited offers 600,000 books and "thousands" of audiobooks across a range of devices. As... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Tests Kindle Unlimited, Its Own E-book Subscription Service

The $9.99 monthly service offers access to more than 600,000 books and audiobooks.Now the go-to place for electronics, groceries, and pretty much everything else, Amazon's e-commerce empire was built atop books. The site hasn't forgotten about its roots--it is reportedly testing an ebook and... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd takes on Amazon, brings its subscription ebook service to Kindle Fire tablets

The whole point of owning an Amazon tablet is that you're eventually gonna buy stuff. Want movies? Amazon's got you covered. Music? Time to check out Amazon's MP3 store. And then, of course, there's books: Amazon expects you to buy lots and lots of ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

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50 of the Best Kindle Unlimited Audiobooks

Read on for 50 of the best Kindle Unlimited audiobooks you can listen to right now with a subcription, from memoirs to nonfiction to kid's lit and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Cengage Unlimited Signs the University of the Southwest to Its New Subscription Model

The first-announced institutional contract for the Cengage Unlimited subscription model for its digitally delivered college curriculum course materials has been signed for the 1918-1919 school year by New Mexico's University of the Southwest. The post Cengage Unlimited Signs the University of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Book Ranking: Eleanor Oliphant scores print and ebook number ones

It’s not often a single title tops both the print and ebook charts in the same week, let alone pulls off that feat multiple times, but Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine's in the number one ebook chart slot has now reached seven consecutive weeks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Poland’s Ebook and Audiobook Subscription Service Legimi Plans IPO for International Expansion

Announcing an IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange's NewConnect index for this year, Poland's Legimi ebook and audiobook subscription pursues development in Germany, China. The post Poland’s Ebook and Audiobook Subscription Service Legimi Plans IPO for International Expansion appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Scribd Returns to Unlimited Access Subscription Model

Scribd, the online reading service, has, according to its CEO, reached a level of profitability and stability that allows it to return to its original model, which offered subscribers unlimited access to its titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Czech Publisher Grada Opens Bookport, an Ebook Subscription Platform

More than a quarter of the roughly 15,000 ebooks available in Czech are on the newly launched Bookport subscription platform, with more titles coming. The post Czech Publisher Grada Opens Bookport, an Ebook Subscription Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New Year, New Deal: Cengage Learning Rolls Out Its Unlimited Subscription

Cengage Unlimited textbook subscription service launches later this year, giving students full access to all of Cengage digital content for the cost of $119 per semester The post New Year, New Deal: Cengage Learning Rolls Out Its Unlimited Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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