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Amazon Kindle Books

Get New Release Alerts by Following Your Favorite Authors

Amazon offers a feature a number of people don’t know about that lets you follow your favorite authors to receive alerts when new books are released. It’s called Amazon Follow. It works with other things too, like you can follow specific brands of products or customers that post reviews or articles. The way it works […]

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How to Manage Your Kindle Book Activities Online

Amazon has a special website dedicated to Kindle users that most people still don’t know about. I wasn’t even aware of all the stuff that can be done from the website; I thought it was mostly just for notes and highlights but it’s designed for other things as well. You can find the website at […]

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Amazon’s List of Top 100 Best Books of 2015

Earlier this week Amazon released a list of their editors’ picks for the best 100 books of 2015. You can find the complete list of titles on this 100 best books page at Amazon. Below I’ve listed the top 10 picks, with a brief description of each. The number one book seems like an odd […]

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Kindle eBooks with Enhanced Typesetting Use New KFX Kindle Format

Yesterday Amazon released a major software update for their line of Kindle ebook readers. The update includes a new Bookerly font custom made for Kindles and a new typesetting and layout engine that adds things like hyphens, ligatures, and improved word spacing. One interesting detail to come out about the new layout engine is that […]

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Where to Buy Kindle Devices and Content Listed by Country

Sometimes I like to browse through Amazon’s Kindle-related help section to find new article ideas (coming up with new topics to write about every day isn’t easy) and today I came across some helpful information about where users can purchase Kindle devices and content listed by country, including a list of all the retail stores […]

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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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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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