Archive for January, 2011

Just How Big is the Kindle Revolution? Our Estimates: Amazon Has Sold 12 Million Kindles, and There Were Over 10 Million Paid Kindle eBook Sales in the Last Week of 2010

January 13, 2011
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Just How Big is the Kindle Revolution? Our Estimates: Amazon Has Sold 12 Million Kindles, and There Were Over 10 Million Paid Kindle eBook Sales in the Last Week of 2010

Amazon inducted bestselling author Nora Roberts as the third member of its Kindle Million Club yesterday with a press release stating that Roberts “has sold 1,170,539 Kindle books under her name and her pseudonym J.D. Robb.” So we now have the following members in the Kindle Million Club, and you can click on these links to fill your Kindles...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Thursday, January 13: Break the Food/Frustration Cycle Free with Craving God  plus over 340 Free Contemporary Titles in the Kindle Store, and “Guaranteed Hours of Reading Pleasure” with Isabeau by N. Gemini Sasson (Today’s Sponsor)

January 13, 2011
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Thursday, January 13: Break the Food/Frustration Cycle Free with Craving God  plus over 340 Free Contemporary Titles in the Kindle Store, and “Guaranteed Hours of Reading Pleasure” with Isabeau by N. Gemini Sasson (Today’s Sponsor)

Has food become more about frustration than fulfillment? Break the cycle when you take the 21-day challenge in this morning’s latest addition to our 340+ Free Book Alert listings…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor When Queen Isabella’s husband Edward II takes away her children and lands after enjoying her loyalty for so many years, she turns...

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“A sexy and violent tale of survival, bloodlust and two people grasping for the edge of immortality” — Just 99 cents for Kindle Nation’s eBook o’ Day, Donna Burgess’ Darklands: A Vampire’s Tale

January 13, 2011
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“A sexy and violent tale of survival, bloodlust and two people grasping for the edge of immortality” — Just 99 cents for Kindle Nation’s eBook o’ Day, Donna Burgess’ Darklands: A Vampire’s Tale

“A sexy and violent tale of survival, bloodlust and two people grasping for the edge of immortality while trying to hang on the last shreds of their humanity” … Just 99 cents on Kindle! Here’s the set-up for Donna Burgess’ Darklands: A Vampire’s Tale: Halloween night, twenty years ago, college student Susan Archer watched as her beloved twin brother...

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Madness and Murder in San Francisco in Jenny Hilborne’s Kindle Nation eBook of the Day, and here’s a free sample on us!

January 12, 2011
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Madness and Murder in San Francisco in Jenny Hilborne’s Kindle Nation eBook of the Day, and here’s a free sample on us!

There is a murderous fiend wandering among the familiar San Francisco landmarks in Madness and Murder, and debut mystery novelist Jenny Hilborne is not shy about telling you what he has done to others … or what he intends to do. Here’s the set-up: Frustrated by the rising body count and lack of evidence, veteran homicide detective, Mac Jackson,...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Wednesday, January 12: Don’t miss out on this chance to download Deadly Sanctuary and over 340 other free contemporary titles from the Kindle Store, plus … Book 1 in the Alex Cheradon mystery series, by Jason Krumbine (Today’s Sponsor)

January 12, 2011
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Wednesday, January 12: Don’t miss out on this chance to download Deadly Sanctuary and over 340 other free contemporary titles from the Kindle Store, plus … Book 1 in the Alex Cheradon mystery series, by Jason Krumbine (Today’s Sponsor)

You can preview a free single chapter of defense attorney Andrea Lyon’s Angel of Death Row memoir, or download all of Deadly Sanctuary and over 300 other contemporary titles in today’s Free Book Alert listings…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor The dead bodies are piling up. Vampires are crawling out of the woodwork. And there’s something...

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Fighting Breast Cancer: A Special Edition of Beyond the Pink Moon, and a Commitment

January 12, 2011
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For those who remember Kindle Nation’s observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October — we published a Free Kindle Nation Shorts excerpt of Nikki Durlester’s memoir Beyond the Pink Moon on October 21 — we have an update. Nikki wrote in recently to express once again her gratitude to the citizens of Kindle Nation for their support,...

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Kindle Lending: Now Available For Free Books

January 12, 2011
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Here’s a wee bit of good news: When Amazon first made lending available for Kindle books a few days ago, it did not appear that the feature worked with free books. That might not seem like a problem because, well, the books are free, right? But if people are going to get into the regular practice of ebook lending,...

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A Courtin’ And A Flirtin’: A Must Read New Yorker Piece By David Brooks, Free With A 14-Day Trial

January 12, 2011
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A Courtin’ And A Flirtin’: A Must Read New Yorker Piece By David Brooks, Free With A 14-Day Trial

I’ve tried out and subscribed at one time or another to quite a few magazines and newspapers on the Kindle, but the one constant, ever since it became available two years ago, has been the New Yorker. It may not be quite the magazine it was some years back, but it is consistently the best written, most interesting magazine...

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Can Rett learn to cope with being saddled with a dimwitted alien mindforce–and keep herself and her platoon alive at the same time? Find out in our Kindle Nation eBook of the Day, T.M. Roy’s Convergence, right in your browser!

January 11, 2011
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Can Rett learn to cope with being saddled with a dimwitted alien mindforce–and keep herself and her platoon alive at the same time? Find out in our Kindle Nation eBook of the Day, T.M. Roy’s Convergence, right in your browser!

When the going gets tough…the tough deal with it. Or maybe not… Here’s the set-up for Convergence by T.M. Roy: Rett, a battle-weary soldier from Nyorfias, needs imagination. Pam, an imaginative dreamer from Earth, needs inspiration. Unknown to both women, a fledgling Guardian of Balance needs them both in a desperate stratagem to protect the very existence of the...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Tuesday, January 11: That Is SO Me: 365 Days of Devotions Leads 10 Brand New Additions to Our 350+ Free Book Alert Listings, plus … Is It Just Me? Or Is Everyone A Little Nuts? by Judi Coltman (Today’s Sponsor)

January 11, 2011
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Tuesday, January 11: That Is SO Me: 365 Days of Devotions Leads 10 Brand New Additions to Our 350+ Free Book Alert Listings, plus …  Is It Just Me? Or Is Everyone A Little Nuts? by Judi Coltman (Today’s Sponsor)

Today’s a day not only for the ME Generation but also the YOU AND ME Generation, both with our sponsor and with our latest addition to our 350+ Free Book Alert listings…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor A peek inside suburban life, where parenting, aging and marriage are perfect fodder for non-stop laughs. “Absolutely entertaining and...

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