Archive for June, 2010

iPads and Kindles: It’s Not Either/Or, and Millions Will Own Both

June 22, 2010
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iPads and Kindles: It’s Not Either/Or, and Millions Will Own Both

By Stephen Windwalker With apologies to Soren Kierkegaard and fanboys everywhere, we do not have have to make an either-or choice between the Kindle and the iPad. It’s not Ford vs. Chevy, Celtics vs. Lakers, or Beatles or Stones. You can have both, and you can love both. I have both, and I love both. The day before the...

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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: Using a Mighty Bright Light for Reading My Kindle in Bed

June 22, 2010
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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: Using a Mighty Bright Light for Reading My Kindle in Bed

Thanks to Kindle Nation citizen and My Real Life Was Backordered blogger DeNae for her comment on our post “Dude, Do I Have to Paint a Picture for You?“: Honestly, the backlight thing is a reason I haven’t converted to Kindle just yet. (My mother loves hers, if that helps!) Because, yes, I do read at night. And I...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Tuesday, June 22: Three New Business & Leadership Shorts from FT Press, and Dozens More

June 22, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Tuesday, June 22:  Three New Business & Leadership Shorts from FT Press, and Dozens More

Stumbling On Wins in Basketball Clearing the Mind for Creativity Changing a Troubled Ship’s Course Must Read Related Post: Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Step-by-Step Tip: Amazon & Open Library Collaborate So You Can Send Tens of Thousands of Free eBooks Directly to Your Kindle via Whispernet Critical Care by Candace Calvert Winter’s Passage by Julie Kagawa The...

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Kindle Readers Get Final Version as Well as Original Author’s Cut of Today’s New Konrath Release, TRAPPED

June 22, 2010
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Kindle Readers Get Final Version as Well as Original Author’s Cut of Today’s New Konrath Release, TRAPPED

Related posts:  J.A. Konrath, King of the Kindlesphere, Gives Big Publishers a Rejection Slip with “Endurance” and “Trapped” JA Konrath Releases Two Original Kindle Thrillers Yesterday the citizens of Kindle Nation sent Joe Konrath’s new “Jack Kilborn” terror novel, Endurance, soaring into the top 50 paid bestsellers in the Kindle Store. Today, you’re the first to learn about another...

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Bulletin: Amazon Lowers Kindle Price to $189!

June 21, 2010
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Bulletin: Amazon Lowers Kindle Price to $189!

Kindle Wireless Reading Device (6″ Display, Global Wireless, Latest Generation)  Big news! Amazon has just lowered the price of the Kindle 2 with 3G global wireless and internal web connectivity to $189. There have been indications today that Kindle inventory may be on the low side, so here’s your link to get a Kindle at this all-time record low...

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J.A. Konrath, King of the Kindlesphere, Gives Big Publishers a Rejection Slip with “Endurance” and “Trapped”

June 21, 2010
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J.A. Konrath, King of the Kindlesphere, Gives Big Publishers a Rejection Slip with “Endurance” and “Trapped”

J.A. “Joe” Konrath is no stranger to the citizens of Kindle Nation, whether he is writing under his real name or his “Jack Kilborn” nom de plume. He was one of the first authors to be featured in our Free Kindle Nation Shorts program with his short story “The Screaming” in May 2009, he has been a frequent occupant...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Monday, June 21: Goodbye, “ER” … Hello, “Critical Care” — A Medical Romance by Candace Calvert

June 21, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Monday, June 21:  Goodbye, “ER” … Hello, “Critical Care” — A Medical Romance by Candace Calvert

Must Read Related Post: Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Step-by-Step Tip: Amazon & Open Library Collaborate So You Can Send Tens of Thousands of Free eBooks Directly to Your Kindle via Whispernet Critical Care by Candace Calvert 4.4 out of 5 stars over 29 customer reviews Review “Good-bye, ER. Hello, Critical Care! Candace Calvert delivers a wonderful medical...

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Dude, Do I Have to Paint a Picture for You?

June 21, 2010
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Dude, Do I Have to Paint a Picture for You?

I was reading an excellent post by Alex Wilhelm the other day at The Next Web, and I came across a telling comment by somebody named Lou Biggs. Like me, Mr. Biggs is a big fan of the iPad, but in his case that also seems to mean that he doesn’t understand what serious readers love about the Kindle....

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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: “Looking to buy a previously loved Kindle”

June 20, 2010
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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: “Looking to buy a previously loved Kindle”

Thanks to Facebook friend and author Imogen Rose for sharing this question: Looking to buy a previously loved Kindle (to be able to check my formatting) , so if you know anyone who is selling, let me know! Imogen, by the way, is the bestselling author of the Portal Chronicles, a time travel fantasy which, her website says, will...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Step-by-Step Tip: Amazon & Open Library Collaborate So You Can Send Tens of Thousands of Free eBooks Directly to Your Kindle via Whispernet

June 19, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Step-by-Step Tip: Amazon & Open Library Collaborate So You Can Send Tens of Thousands of Free eBooks Directly to Your Kindle via Whispernet

By Stephen Windwalker, Kindle Nation Daily Click here to have Kindle Nation Daily pushed directly to your Kindle 24/7 — without advertising! — with a subscription to the Kindle edition The process of sending any of tens of thousands of free classic books directly to your Kindle just got easier and more seamless than ever thanks to a terrific...

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