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Kindle Font Sizes

Do Kindle eReaders Need More Font Sizes?

Some people have left comments recently about how they wished Kindles had more font choices to choose from. So what do you think about the Kindle’s current selection of font sizes? What size do you like the best? I usually use the forth or fifth size from the left, depending on the book, but it […]

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Bookerly Kindle Font

What is Your Favorite Kindle Font Type?

Amazon has improved the fonts on Kindle ereaders over the years, optimizing them for E Ink screens, and they’ve added a few new font choices in recent years. Still, one of the biggest complaints about Kindles is the lack of advanced font options. For instance, Kobo ereaders allow you to fine tune the thickness of […]

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Do You Like the New Amazon Ember Bold Kindle Font?

A couple weeks ago Amazon updated the software on Kindle ereaders for the sole purpose of adding the option to use a new bold font called Amazon Ember Bold. Lots of people have been calling for bolder fonts on Kindles for years so it was nice (and surprising) to see Amazon finally add the option. […]

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New Amazon Ember Bold Font Added to Kindles with 5.8.7 Update

It’s finally happened. After years of complaints from customers, myself included, Amazon has finally added a bold font to Kindle ereaders. Amazon has started rolling out a new software update for Kindles to add the new Amazon Ember Bold font choice. The new software version is 5.8.7, and the new font is the only change […]

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Amazon Ember Font

Kindle Fonts Review on Kindle Oasis (Video)

The Kindle Oasis comes with a new font style option called Amazon Ember. It’s a sans-serif font to complement the serif Bookerly font that was added last year. Amazon Ember is somewhat similar to Helvetica but it’s not as bold. The screenshot at the top of this page shows an example of the Amazon Ember […]

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Literata

Google Introduces New Literata eBook Font for Google Play Books

This week Google announced on Twitter that they’ve introduced a new font type called Literata for their Play Books app that was designed specifically for ebooks. Literata is now the default font for Google Play Books, replacing Droid Serif. Google claims that their new font is perfect for long reads on all devices, and that […]

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Kindle Publishers Fonts

How to Use Custom Fonts with Kindles – Embed Fonts in Kindle eBooks

The number one thing that annoys me the most about reading on a Kindle is the lack of good font choices. Your stuck with a few options that Amazon gives, and you can’t modify the weight or boldness of the font at all like you can on other devices like Kobos. A lot of ereaders […]

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Bookerly Kindle Font

Anyone Using New Kindle Bookerly Font?

Amazon has started rolling out a new font called Bookerly to the Kindle reading app on some Fire tablets. Amazon says that Bookerly was made specifically for Kindle, and that it was designed for digital screens. They even claim their new font makes reading easier and helps reduce eye strain. I got a notification about […]

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