Amazon May Already Have Reached 50% Market Share of the U.S. Fiction Book Market Across All Formats

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Amazon May Already Have Reached 50% Market Share of the U.S. Fiction Book Market Across All Formats

By Steve Windwalker Editor, Kindle Nation Daily It will come as no surprise to long-time readers that, fairly consistently over the past two years, I have been saying something shocking and outrageous. My crazy notion first started cropping up in a Kindle Nation Daily post back on February 3, 2011. The big story is that in just three years...

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B.A. Blackwood’s Sci-Fi Fantasy For The Whole Family – Siren Song: Book One of the Siren Song Trilogy **PLUS Link to Enter This Week’s Kindle Fire HD Giveaway Sweepstakes

B.A. Blackwood’s Sci-Fi Fantasy For The Whole Family – Siren Song: Book One of the Siren Song Trilogy **PLUS Link to Enter This Week’s Kindle Fire HD Giveaway Sweepstakes

Siren Song: Book One of the Siren Song Trilogy by B.A. Blackwood 4.4 stars – 8 Reviews Kindle Price: $2.99 Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled *** Author B.A. Blackwood is this week’s Kindle Fire HD giveaway sweepstakes sponsor. To enter your name into this week’s sweepstakes click here! Here’s the set-up: How can a pint-sized, self-avowed word nerd master otherworldly forces...

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Richard Long’s Gripping Supernatural Thriller The Book Of Paul – Think “The Omen” Meets “Pulp Fiction” – 59 Rave Reviews & Just $2.99 on Kindle

Richard Long’s Gripping Supernatural Thriller The Book Of Paul – Think “The Omen” Meets “Pulp Fiction” – 59 Rave Reviews & Just $2.99 on Kindle

The Book of Paul — A Paranormal Thriller by Richard Long 4.5 stars – 65 Reviews Kindle Price: $2.99 Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled Don’t have a Kindle? Get yours here. Here’s the set-up: “Everything you’ve ever believed about yourself…about the description of reality you’ve clung to so stubbornly all your life…all of it… every bit of it…is an illusion.”...

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It’s Freebie Time!! Five Free Kindle Titles Waiting to be Downloaded Now

It’s Freebie Time!! Five Free Kindle Titles Waiting to be Downloaded Now

Here are a few books that have just gone free by authors who have already proven to be favorites with Kindle Nation readers. Please grab them now if they look interesting to you, because they probably won’t stay free for long! Important Note: This post is dated Wednesday, January 16, 2013, and the titles mentioned here may remain free...

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A gripping, intense tale of friendship, family and dark desires, that blends Thomas Harris with Stephen King – Talion by Mary Maddox – Over 30 rave reviews & just $2.99 on Kindle

A gripping, intense tale of friendship, family and dark desires, that blends Thomas Harris with Stephen King – Talion by Mary Maddox – Over 30 rave reviews & just $2.99 on Kindle

Talion by Mary Maddox 4.5 stars – 35 Reviews Kindle Price: $2.99 Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled Don’t have a Kindle? Get yours here. Here’s the set-up: Meet Rad Sanders, the most terrifying serial killer you will ever encounter, in a thriller unlike any you have ever read… Lu Jakes lives with her alcoholic father and abusive stepmother, Noreen, at...

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Kindle Free Book Alert for January 16: 430 brand new Freebies in the last 24 hours added to Our 4,650+ Free Titles Listing! plus … David Chacko’s THE SATAN MACHINE (Today’s Sponsor – $3.99)

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Kindle Free Book Alert for January 16: 430 brand new Freebies in the last 24 hours added to Our 4,650+ Free Titles Listing! plus … David Chacko’s THE SATAN MACHINE (Today’s Sponsor – $3.99)

Powered by our magical Kindle free book tool, here are this morning’s latest additions to our 4,650+ Kindle Free Book listings. Occasionally a title will continue to appear on this list for a short time after it is no longer free on Kindle. ALWAYS check the price on Amazon before making a purchase, please! If a book is free,...

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New Kindle Book Deals in Today’s Kindle Daily Deals For Wednesday, Jan. 16 – plus Frank Fiore’s A Taste of the Apocalypse – Book One (today’s sponsor)

New Kindle Book Deals in Today’s Kindle Daily Deals For Wednesday, Jan. 16 – plus Frank Fiore’s A Taste of the Apocalypse – Book One (today’s sponsor)

But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor A Taste of the Apocalypse – Book One (Chronicles of Jeremy Nash) by Frank Fiore 4.8 stars – 4 Reviews Kindle Price: 99 cents Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled Don’t have a Kindle? Get yours here. Here’s the set-up: In a tale that reads much like INDIANA JONES meets NATIONAL TREASURE, Jeremy...

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How far would you go to save everything you ever loved? Don’t miss today’s Kindle Nation Daily eBook of the Day

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How far would you go to save everything you ever loved? Don’t miss today’s Kindle Nation Daily eBook of the Day

  SURRENDER (The Ferryman + The Flame) by Rhiannon Paille 4.1 stars – 16 Reviews Kindle Price: 99 cents Or currently FREE for Amazon Prime Members Via the Kindle Lending Library Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled   Praise for SURRENDER: “Reading this book felt like reading a classic, but with everything I love in a book: romance, heartbreak, and lots...

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Publetariat Dispatch: Call Me Chicken

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Publetariat Dispatch: Call Me Chicken

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Gayle Carline shares her mixed emotions about putting her protagonists in the line of fire. One thing all fiction writers must do is build tension in their stories. No matter the genre, the main character must have a goal and be thwarted at every turn from achieving that goal. The cop wants to catch...

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Kindle Nation Daily Thriller Alert – How far would you go to save your child’s life? Could you break the law? Andy Holloman’s #1 Bestseller Shades of Gray

Kindle Nation Daily Thriller Alert – How far would you go to save your child’s life? Could you break the law? Andy Holloman’s #1 Bestseller Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray by Andy Holloman Over 111 Reviews Kindle Price: $4.99 Or currently FREE for Amazon Prime Members Via the Kindle Lending Library Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled Don’t have a Kindle? Get yours here. Here’s the set-up: Jan. 2013 –   #1  BestSeller,  American Drama  September 2012 –  Finalist, Reader’s Favorite,  Fiction-Suspense July 2012 — Kindle Book Review,  Semi-Finalist,...

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We’re excited to share a brand new eBook of the Month to sponsor hundreds of FREE and bargain titles on Cooking, Food & Wine Book search pages – John Wisdomkeeper’s Native Recipes From The Grandmothers

We’re excited to share a brand new eBook of the Month to sponsor hundreds of FREE and bargain titles on Cooking, Food & Wine Book search pages – John Wisdomkeeper’s Native Recipes From The Grandmothers

We’re excited to share a brand new Cooking, Food & Wine Book of the Month here at Kindle Nation from independent publisher, Books We Love, Ltd. While some publishers have greedily tried to raise prices to exorbitant levels, Books We Love separates books of distinction from all the dreck and still offers you great prices. Books We Love titles...

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Robyn Roze’s Keeper (Keeper Trilogy, #1) – FREE Today!

Robyn Roze’s Keeper (Keeper Trilogy, #1) – FREE Today!

Important Note: This post is dated Tuesday, January 15, 2013, and the title mentioned here may remain free only until midnight PST tonight. Please note: References to prices on this website refer to prices on the main Amazon.com website for US customers. Prices will vary for readers located outside the US, and even for US customers, prices may change...

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Originally posted Feb. 3, 2011, and not *exactly* right:

The Real Story Behind Those Single-Digit Kindle Margins:

Amazon Has Positioned Itself for a 50% Overall Market Share

in the U.S. Book Business

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Originally posted Feb. 3, 2011, and not *exactly* right: The Real Story Behind Those Single-Digit Kindle Margins: Amazon Has Positioned Itself for a 50% Overall Market Share in the U.S. Book Business

(Editor’s Note: I originally published this post on February 3, 2011. The bottom-line prediction that “before the end of 2012, Amazon could own more than half of the U.S. book business across all formats,” isn’t quite right. But there seems to be increasing evidence that, to borrow a phrase from futurist Ray Kurzweil, it could soon prove to be...

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5 Stars For Today’s Romance of The Week Free Excerpt: Jenna McCormick’s Caught Up In You: Once in a Blue Moon (Edgeplay Part 1)

5 Stars For Today’s Romance of The Week Free Excerpt: Jenna McCormick’s Caught Up In You: Once in a Blue Moon (Edgeplay Part 1)

Last week we announced that Jenna McCormick’s Caught Up In You: Once in a Blue Moon (Edgeplay Part 1) is our Romance of the Week and the sponsor of thousands of great bargains in the Romance category: over 200 free titles, over 600 quality 99-centers, and thousands more that you can read for free through the Kindle Lending Library...

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Congratulations to the latest winner

in our weekly Kindle Fire HD giveaway sweepstakes!

Could it be you?

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Congratulations to the latest winner  in our weekly Kindle Fire HD giveaway sweepstakes!  Could it be you?

Did you win a brand new Kindle Fire HD this week? If you’re Barbara Steimle of Northport, Alabama, you did! Barbara was selected at random from 3,949 entries in the sweepstakes that ended January 14, which was sponsored by novelist Patricia Selbert, author of The House of Six Doors: An Autobiographical Novel. We’ve just contacted Barbara via email and asked...

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