Archive for August, 2010

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Saturday, August 28, 2010: Free Classics That May Not Last, plus Lolita meets A Clockwork Orange in The American Book of the Dead (Today’s Sponsor)

August 28, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Saturday, August 28, 2010: Free Classics That May Not Last, plus Lolita meets A Clockwork Orange in The American Book of the Dead  (Today’s Sponsor)

Amazon has gradually and quietly been setting non-free prices for many of the Kindle Store’s most popular previously-free “public domain” titles, so that the overall count of free Kindle titles has fallen to about 16,700 after hovering around 20,000 for the past year or so. So today we’ll focus on several of these listings that remain free — for...

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Free Kindle Nation Shorts – August 26, 2010: An Excerpt from An Uncommon Enemy, a Novel of the Washita, by Michelle Black

August 27, 2010
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Free Kindle Nation Shorts – August 26, 2010:  An Excerpt from An Uncommon Enemy, a Novel of the Washita, by Michelle Black

By Stephen WindwalkerEditor of Kindle Nation Daily ¬©Kindle Nation Daily 2010 As some Kindle Nation readers are aware, I get to read a lot of great fiction and call it part of my job. I try to be as genre-agnostic as possible, because I know that my readers’ tastes — your tastes — are pretty diverse. But in addition...

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UK Edition Kindle Nation Daily Free & Bargain Book Alert for Friday, August 27, 2010: Free Trials on Kindle Periodicals, plus “A Great Forsaking” by Today’s Sponsor

August 27, 2010
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UK Edition Kindle Nation Daily Free & Bargain Book Alert for Friday, August 27, 2010: Free Trials on Kindle Periodicals, plus “A Great Forsaking” by Today’s Sponsor

Now that Kindles are beginning to arrive all over the UK, it’s time to share exciting news that some new Kindle owners may not have noticed about free content on the Kindle. In addition to our many free and bargain book listings further down this post, Kindle owners are also eligible for a free 14-day trial for any of...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Friday, August 27, 2010: A new preview from Iris Johansen, plus Shaun Jeffrey’s Highly Rated Novel The Kult (Today’s Sponsor)

August 27, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Friday, August 27, 2010: A new preview from Iris Johansen, plus Shaun Jeffrey’s Highly Rated Novel The Kult  (Today’s Sponsor)

Agency model publisher MacMillan continues to insult the intelligence of Kindle Nation citizens by “offering” free previews and pricing the full ebook at the ridiculous price of $14.99. To each his own, but what many of us will do in cases like this one is pick up the Iris Johansen preview that leads our Free Book Alert listings today,...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Friday, August 27, 2010: A new preview from Iris Johansen, plus Shaun Jeffrey's Highly Rated Novel The Kult (Today's Sponsor)

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Things to Do Before Your Kindle 3 or Kindle Wi-Fi Arrives: Purchase an Extended Warranty to Protect Your Kindle

August 26, 2010
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Things to Do Before Your Kindle 3 or Kindle Wi-Fi Arrives: Purchase an Extended Warranty to Protect Your Kindle

Your Kindle 3 comes with a one-year standard warranty on materials and workmanship, but if you want to extend and expand that coverage to a two- or three-year warranty that also covers accidental drops and spills, you will need to act within 30 days of your purchase. So why not take care of this important detail before your Kindle...

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Things to Do Before Your Kindle 3 or Kindle Wi-Fi Arrives: Start Building Your Kindle Library Now

August 26, 2010
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Things to Do Before Your Kindle 3 or Kindle Wi-Fi Arrives: Start Building Your Kindle Library Now

Did you know that, even if you don’t own a Kindle already, you can begin building your Kindle library as soon as Amazon confirms that they have received your order? For that matter, you can begin building your Kindle library even if you haven’t ordered a Kindle at all, by downloading the free Kindle software and registering a compatible...

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Kindle 3 Arrives in the UK!

August 26, 2010
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Kindle 3 Arrives in the UK!

Kindle 3 units are already out for delivery to many thousands of Amazon customers in the US, but it’s already Thursday afternoon across the pond and the first Kindle 3 shipments have arrived to happy new Kindle owners in the UK! As Sarah A. of Leeds posted several hours ago on the Amazon Kindle Facebook page, “It’s here!” Sarah:...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, August 26, 2010: A new preview from Cornelia Funke, plus Steven Hawk's "Peace Warrior" (Today's Sponsor)

August 26, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, August 26, 2010: A new preview from Cornelia Funke, plus Steven Hawk's "Peace Warrior" (Today's Sponsor)

A preview from bestselling novelist Cornelia Funke leads today’s additions to our Free Book Alert listings, and even if you haven’t received your Kindle yet you can begin building your Kindle library from our array of temporarily available free promotional titles…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor Peace Warrior by Steven L. Hawk Just $2.99 in the...

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$139 Kindle Wi-Fi is Outselling Its $189 Kindle 3G+Wi-Fi Counterpart

August 26, 2010
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$139 Kindle Wi-Fi is Outselling Its $189 Kindle 3G+Wi-Fi Counterpart

Less than 24 hours after Amazon announced that it has commenced shipments of its new Kindle 3 models, the company’s website makes it clear that its brand new Kindle Wireless Reading Device, Wi-Fi, 6″ Display, Graphite – Latest Generation, priced at just $139 without 3G connectivity, has taken over the lead as its #1 bestselling product. Here’s a screenshot...

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