How to browse the Kindle Lending Library on your PC

Finally, a way to browse the Kindle Lending Library in your browser. As an avid reader, and an especially big fan of ebooks, I thought subscribing to Amazon Prime seemed like a good idea. After all, the $79/year membership lets you check out one ebook per month from the Kindle Lending Library, which is rapidly approaching 300,000 titles. Just one problem: How in the heck do you find those titles? If you've ever gone searching for "Kindle Lending Library," you know that there's no such thing—not in your Web browser, anyway. Although Amazon lets you browse the collection on an actual Kindle, but there's no direct link to it anywhere on Amazon's site. Hassle! Fortunately, reader Danner discovered that you can indeed browse the Lending Library in your browser; it just takes a little doing. Here's the process: To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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