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How To Find Prime Reading Books & Periodicals

Amazon recently added a new benefit of Prime Membership: Prime Reading. Under this program, Prime members have free access to selected Kindle books, shorts and periodicals. Now the only problem is how to find Prime Reading content.     While the announcement I received via email showed quite a few attractive sample books, there was […]

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 […]

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 […]

Did You Forget About Kindle Book Lending?

Those who say, “You can’t lend an ebook like you can a real book,” are often wrong, at least where Kindle books are concerned. Many Kindle books are lendable, but it’s something I forget all the time. I do most of my reading in Kindle and Audible book formats and have for many years, and […]

New Kindle Reader Feature: Word Wise

* * * the Kindle Paperwhite, a terrific e-reader pick for folks who want a crisp display and features like long battery life, glare-free display (even in sunlight), bookmarks, notes, the ability to change font size and so on, but who aren’t quite ready to step up to the costlier Kindle Voyage. Advertisers make it […]