Stacey Cochran with James Patterson

Free Kindle Nation Shorts – July 6, 2010: An Excerpt from CLAWS 2, a new adventure thriller by Stacey Cochran … “Think JAWS in the forest” …

By Stephen WindwalkerEditor of Kindle Nation Daily ©Kindle Nation Daily 2010“Down on her luck and bankrupt, embattled wildlife biologist Dr. Angie Rippard accepts a long-shot assignment from the governor of Colorado to determine once and for all if grizzly bears are completely extinct in the southwest corner of the state. “No one has seen a […]

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Swashbuckling Fantasy: 10 Thrilling Tales ofMagical Adventure

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, July 6: Two New Business Shorts, Plus Today’s Sponsor and Over a Hundred Free Promotional Kindle Store Titles

Whether you’re just coming back from your holiday weekend just beginning a July vacation, you’ll need some things to read, no? So we’ll lead with a couple of business shorts but also maintain some of the recent additions to our list of over a hundred free promotional titles in the Kindle Store, sorted by category…. […]

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Swashbuckling Fantasy: 10 Thrilling Tales ofMagical Adventure

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, July 5: Two New Freebies, Plus Today’s Sponsor and Over a Hundred Free Promotional Kindle Store Titles

One more day in your holiday weekend (or almost a week left in your vacation), and nothing left to read? There’s good news this morning in the form of two new additions to our list of over a hundred free promotional titles in the Kindle Store! But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor THE […]

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Scary Saturday, a Regular Weekly Feature of Free Kindle Nation Shorts: "Mr. Pull-Ups" by Jack Kilborn/J.A. Konrath

Scary Saturday, a Regular Weekly Feature of Free Kindle Nation Shorts: “Mr. Pull-Ups” by Jack Kilborn/J.A. Konrath

Welcome to Scary Saturday For the past year our Free Kindle Nation Shorts program has been connecting thousands of Kindle readers with emerging and established writers, and we’re proud to have helped many writers of distinction climb the Kindle Store bestseller lists. One of those authors has been Joe Konrath, and it has been a […]

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No Place for a Lady (Heart of the West Series, Book 1)

Kindle Nation Daily Free & Bargain Book Alert, July 2: 5 Top-Rated Indie Novels at the New $2.99 Kindle Price Point, Plus Today’s Sponsor and Dozens of Free Promotional Kindle Store Titles

Is $2.99 the new “free” in the Kindle Store? Well, not exactly, but with the new Kindle royalty structure it’s now the best bargain price at which many indie authors are able to make a decent living while bring great books to the Kindle audience. So with a big reading weekend coming up, let’s take […]

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Free Kindle Nation Shorts - July 2, 2010  "Dandy Detects," a short story by M. Louisa Locke, author of "Maids of Misfortune"

Free Kindle Nation Shorts – July 2, 2010 “Dandy Detects,” a short story by M. Louisa Locke, author of “Maids of Misfortune”

By Stephen WindwalkerEditor of Kindle Nation Daily ©Kindle Nation Daily 2010 Who says the Brits have a monopoly on great Victorian mysteries? We’re not buying it, not even for a moment.So here’s a treat for Kindle Nation readers with a long weekend (by which, of course, I mean a long reading weekend) coming up: A […]

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Stumbling On Wins in Basketball

Kindle Nation Daily Free & Bargain Book Alert for Wednesday, June 30 – Say Goodbye to June and Say Hello to a New Rick Riordan Sneak Preview, Over 100 Free Promotional eBook Titles, Now Sorted by Category

If you’ve got a tweener or young teen in your household, then you’ve probably heard of Percy Jackson and Rick Riordan. And if that’s the case, the latest free title in the Kindle Store could be a big hit, even if it is billed as “just” a sneak preview…. But first, a word from … […]

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Right on Schedule, Amazon Changes the Arithmetic of Publishing By Launching 70 Percent Royalty Option for Kindle Digital Text Platform

Right on Schedule, Amazon Changes the Arithmetic of Publishing By Launching 70 Percent Royalty Option for Kindle Digital Text Platform

© Kindle Nation Daily 2010 – Originally posted to Kindle Nation Daily 6.30.2010. By Stephen Windwalker, Editor of Kindle Nation Right on schedule, Amazon followed through today on the promise it made in January to offer a direct 70 per cent royalty option to authors and publishers who use the company’s Kindle Digital Text Platform.  […]

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A Billion "Kindles", with Kindle for Android Joining Kindle Apps for the PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and BlackBerry

A Billion “Kindles”, with Kindle for Android Joining Kindle Apps for the PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and BlackBerry

(Editor’s Note: Please accept my apology for my failure to publish this post when it was originally written earlier this week, and to include it in yesterday’s weekly Kindle Nation email blast. I would attempt to explain the complicated set of trivialities that contributed to the omission, but that would serve no purpose but to […]

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Amazon, Kindle Stores Down and Out; Now Back Up

Amazon, Kindle Stores Down and Out; Now Back Up

Update: Amazon website functionality appeared to be fully restored in late afternoon (Pacific time). As you may have noticed, the Amazon website has been suffering from a pretty massive outage since early afternoon today (Pacific time). The following message on the Amazon Sellers Forum is the only official acknowledgment that I’ve seen. Although the weekly […]

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