How do you enroll in the Kindle challenge?

How do you get invited to the Kindle Challenge? January 12, 2021 By Michael Kozlowski Kindle Challenge is a new reward system that Amazon launched a couple of weeks ago. It allows you to earn badges, meeting different reading goals or purchasing ebooks. Amazon is doing some AB testing, some people are earning $5 ebook credit, by getting … Continue reading How do you enroll in the Kindle challenge?

Kindle Challenge Award rather fun — once you find out about it

Am not sure whether this program is widely available in the U.S. or not. Seems like a lot of trouble to go to for a $5 discount. Amazon launches Kindle Challenge Award System January 4, 2021 By Michael Kozlowski 17 Comments Amazon has just launched a new Kindle Challenge system. It allows users to engage in quests and get $5 … Continue reading Kindle Challenge Award rather fun — once you find out about it

Best novel of 2020 according to Amazon and a great Kindle Unlimited deal for new subscribers

https://www.aol.com/article/lifestyle/2020/12/22/best-novel-2020-amazon/24747211/ Amazon editors say this is the best novel of 2020: 'It's impossible to put down!' MORIBA CUMMINGSDec 22nd 2020 11:53AM Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a … Continue reading Best novel of 2020 according to Amazon and a great Kindle Unlimited deal for new subscribers

Amazon Kindle’s screen saver will soon show more ads

You will still are able to get past these ads without reading them by simply swiping to reopen the page you were reading before you put your Kindle down long enough for the screen saver to kick in. Alternatively -- at least for now -- you can pay Amazon $20 for any Kindle that you … Continue reading Amazon Kindle’s screen saver will soon show more ads

Read with a Kindle or an iPad?

This is a nicely comprehensive discussion (with lists of key factors) showing potential purchasers whether they're likely to be more happy with reading ebooks on a Kindle or an iPad. Personally, I often read for hours at a time and those books might contain a map at the front but are rarely otherwise illustrated. The … Continue reading Read with a Kindle or an iPad?

In the face of social distancing and high demand, NYC libraries trying everything

The City is a new online and email publication that is already producing some fine investigative reporting about the NYC area. http://thecity.nyc/2020/05/nyc-public-libraries-mull-grab-and-go-book-pickup-service.html May 26, 2020 NYC Public Libraries Mull Grab-and-Go Book Pickup Service By Reuven Blau@ReuvenBlau The New York Public Library is ramping up electronic materials` during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITY … Continue reading In the face of social distancing and high demand, NYC libraries trying everything

When did a book last make you laugh out loud — in public?

And now I'm wondering how many of these are available in Kindle format? https://bookriot.com/2016/05/24/books-that-made-us-laugh-out-loud-in-public/ Books That Made Us Laugh Out Loud In Public Claire Handscombe May 24, 2016 Blurbs often claim that a book is “hilarious” or “laugh-out-loud funny.” Usually, though, let’s be honest: they are chucklesome at best. We might smile, or draw a … Continue reading When did a book last make you laugh out loud — in public?

What I’m reading now and will be opening soon

Am still forced to spend a great deal of my time at home so reading is an essential pursuit. Have temporarily added HBO to my perennial NetFlix and Amazon Prime. Focusing on the series proprietary to that network. But reading is crucial. On hand from the Kindle Unlimited program: The Secret, Book & Scone Society … Continue reading What I’m reading now and will be opening soon