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Will Kindle Unlimited Save You Money?

Because I’m usually too busy to read more than one book a month and rarely pay full price for any Kindle book, I was never very interested in Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited (KU) program, which offers unlimited access to a selection of Kindle books for $9.99/month (as of this writing, on 12/3/15).     But now […]

A Holiday Freebie From Audible: A Brief History Of Holiday Music

Each year at this time, Audible usually offers some kind of holiday freebie. A couple years back I got the excellent A Christmas Carol read by Tim Curry as a holiday gift from Audible a few years back, so every year since I keep an eye out for the new offering. This year, it’s Free: […]

You Don’t Have To Download Everything To Your Fire or Kindle – in fact, you shouldn’t

I’ve posted about the whole Cloud Library vs. Device Library concept before, but since I keep seeing confusion about it in various discussion groups and in questions from readers, and a bunch of people are sure to get new Fire tablets and Kindle ereaders as holiday gifts, I figured it’s a good time to cover […]

OTRRG Makes Thousands of Classic Radio Shows Available For Download At No Charge

This is a cross-posting of a piece I wrote for Love My Echo yesterday. It’s been so popular, I thought the Digital Media Mom audience might like to see it too. Note that while this piece is directed to Echo owners specifically, the free, totally legal downloads it describes are available to anyone and can […]

Audible Helps You Be A Reader Again

Back in high school and college, I was a voracious reader. I was a compulsive reader too, scanning any text that was put in front of me, from magazine articles to cereal boxes. Then life happened. (creator unknown) Funny how work, kids, family and such can suck the hours right out of a day. It […]