New waterproof Kindle Paperwhite offers more options plus a special limited-time offer of 6 months free of Kindle Unlimited

It's too early to have any reviews of the new Kindle Paperwhite (10th generation). It has better lighting for a screen with the same 300 ppi, a flat bezel, a minimum storage capacity of 8GB (up from 4), the ability to listen to Audible books with an external Bluetoothed speaker, an option for cellular as … Continue reading New waterproof Kindle Paperwhite offers more options plus a special limited-time offer of 6 months free of Kindle Unlimited

Barnes & Noble fighting to stay alive

I keep an eye on Barnes & Noble. They had a large store near Lincoln Center that's now a Century 21. People would browse there but buy from Amazon. They also sell Nook, an eBook reader that preceded the Kindle, but has since lost almost all of its market share. Since I share my Amazon … Continue reading Barnes & Noble fighting to stay alive

Kindle Unlimited in questions and answers

Yet more detail about Kindle Unlimited and the books you get free as a member of Amazon Prime. A little old but valid except for Amazon Prime pricing and contains many answers to questions that are often asked. https:/ebookfriendly.com/kindle-unlimited-questions-answers   Kindle Unlimited in questions and answers PIOTR KOWALCZYK UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2017 If you … Continue reading Kindle Unlimited in questions and answers

Amazon Kindle Unlimited is now 50% off for new subscribers — a great deal

https://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/amazon-kindle-unlimited-is-now-50-off-for-new-subscribers Good e-Reader The latest news on Audiobooks, eBooks and eReaders Amazon Kindle Unlimited is now 50% off for new subscribers September 28, 2018 By Michael Kozlowski 2 Comments Amazon Kindle Unlimited is running a promotion where you can get a six month subscription for $4.99 per month, or $29.97 for the entire term.  It normally costs $9.99 per month, … Continue reading Amazon Kindle Unlimited is now 50% off for new subscribers — a great deal

If you loved the show/music for “Hamilton” this book is wonderful

The Kindle price is now up to the usual $21.99. Put it on your Goodreads "want to read" list to be notified about future sales. The wonderfully detailed, informative, and eye-opening book with the background to the development of the show "Hamilton" (including the choice of hip-hop rhythms for each character) is now out for … Continue reading If you loved the show/music for “Hamilton” this book is wonderful

How many authors who self-publish on Amazon make money? And how do they do it?

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/07/amazon-kindle-unlimited-self-publishing/565664/ The Authors Who Love Amazon The e-commerce giant has finally made self-publishing lucrative. But does its dominance come at a cost? ALANA SEMUELS  JUL 20, 2018 TSERING TOPGYAL / AP For most of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, an unfamiliar face topped the site’s Author Rank page: Mike Omer, a 39-year-old Israeli computer … Continue reading How many authors who self-publish on Amazon make money? And how do they do it?

Amazon Kindle deals on non-fiction often require work — and never forget the deals will change

Update as of September 22, 2018: Tonight this group of non-fiction books was expanded (by 600% so far) and emphasized as a Kindle option. My guess is that they tested the concept with a small group and have decided to let it rip after seeing the response. Bravo. Just hope it doesn't lose its focus. … Continue reading Amazon Kindle deals on non-fiction often require work — and never forget the deals will change