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H is for Hawk

Amazon’s List of the Best Books of 2015 (So Far)

This past week Amazon issued a press release with a list of the best books of the year so far. The titles on the list were hand-picked by the Amazon.com Editoral Team. To see the complete list of titles selected, check out this Best Books of the Year page at Amazon. The list includes an […]

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Kindle Unlimted Rant

I’m Sick of Amazon Using Free Kindle Unlimited eBooks Deceptively

I don’t know about you folks but I’m sick and tired of seeing Kindle Unlimited advertised all over the place whenever I’m shopping for Kindle ebooks. The number one thing that irritates me about the whole thing is how Amazon deceptively highlights the $0.00 price for Kindle ebooks that are available as part of their […]

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List of Kindle Devices and Apps with Text-to-Speech

Text-to-speech is one of the features that sets Kindle books apart from the likes of Kobo and Nook. But not all Kindle devices and apps support text-to-speech. In fact most don’t support TTS. Text-to-speech used to be a pretty big feature for Kindles, but Amazon doesn’t seem to be interested in evolving it much further […]

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Send Kindle ebooks

How to Set Default Kindle Device & Send eBooks to Multiple Kindles

One of the cool things about Kindle ebooks is that you can choose which Kindle device or Kindle app you want to send the ebook to directly from the product page when making a purchase. You can also set things up so that Amazon will always automatically deliver new ebooks to a specific Kindle device […]

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New Kindle Layout

New Typesetting and Layout Engine Coming to Kindle eReaders and Apps

Yesterday Amazon introduced a new layout engine for Kindle ebooks with the latest update for the Kindle iOS app. Later in the day when Amazon officially announced the news, it was noted that the new layout engine is also now available on Kindle Fire tablets, and that it will be coming to other Kindle ereaders […]

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How to Fix a Kindle eBook That’s Not Downloading

If you happen to experience a problem with a Kindle ebook or Amazon app not downloading or not finishing downloading, there are a few things you can try to do to remedy the issue on your own before having to contact Amazon support. It’s not very common, but sometimes a Kindle book won’t download properly […]

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Google eBooks Cyber Monday Sale

75% off Popular eBooks at Google, Amazon Price-Matching on Kindle

Google has a list of popular bestselling ebooks marked down by 75% for Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. Like usual, Amazon is price-matching many of them over on the Kindle Store as well. The books are all highly-rated bestselling titles, and the prices are considerably lower than usual, so there’s no better time to […]

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How to Give Kindle eBooks and Kindle Unlimited as Gifts

Unlike most major ebook retailers, one good thing about Amazon is how easy they making giving Kindle books as gifts. They even make it super easy to give Kindle Unlimited as a gift, Amazon’s new ebook subscription service where users get unlimited access to a library of over 700,000 ebooks and several thousand audiobooks for […]

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Kindle Netherlands

Amazon Brings Kindle Store to the Netherlands

Today Amazon launched a localized Kindle store in the form of a dedicated website, Amazon.nl, specifically for residents of the Netherlands. The new Dutch Kindle store features a selection of over 3 million ebooks, but only about 20,000 are Dutch-language ebooks, and of those just 1221 were written by Dutch authors. Amazon is also advertising […]

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Kindle highlights

How to Export & Edit Kindle Notes and Highlights

One of the benefits that Kindles offer is the ability to easily access and edit all the notes and highlights that you’ve added to Kindle books. Most reading apps and ebook readers offer the ability to add text notes and highlights to ebooks, but in most cases there is no option to export those annotations […]

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