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Kindle First

How the Kindle First Program Works (Free eBooks for Prime Members)

I had pretty much entirely forgotten about Amazon’s Kindle First program until I saw the newsletter sign-up option for it while putting together the Kindle email subscriptions article the other day. Basically Kindle First gives readers early access to a free or discounted ebook each month. The ebooks in Kindle First are brand new; the […]

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Kindle eMail Subscriptions

Sign-up to Kindle eMail Subscriptions for Deal Alerts

A lot of folks don’t know about Amazon’s email subscriptions for Kindle content where you can sign up to get alerts about deals and new content that gets added to the Kindle store. They have email subscriptions for a bunch of different things. Here’s the page with the list of subscriptions that you can choose […]

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Kindle Singles Classics

Amazon Announces Kindle Singles Classics

Today Amazon (actually Kindle) announced the launch of new “Singles Classics”, an add-on to the Kindle Singles section of the Kindle store with shorter-length titles. Kindle Singles Classics are essays and stories written by iconic authors curated from popular magazines and periodicals. Most Singles Classics are priced at $0.99 and they are available for free […]

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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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Best Books 2015

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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Bookerly Kindle

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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