The Wicked House of Rohan

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Tuesday, July 20: It’s Page-Turner Tuesday, Plus Paul Levine’s Jake Lassiter Mystery TO SPEAK FOR THE DEAD (Today’s Sponsor), and Links to Over a Hundred Free Promotional Kindle Store Titles

It’s Page-Turner Tuesday here at the Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alerts …. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor “Mystery writing at its very, very best.” – Larry King, USA Today To Speak for the Dead – An E-Book with All Proceeds to Charity “TO SPEAK FOR THE DEAD” introduced  the world to […]

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TIPPING POINT: Amazon Announces Tripling of Kindle Hardware Sales, Says Kindle Books Are Now Outselling Hardcovers

TIPPING POINT: Amazon Announces Tripling of Kindle Hardware Sales, Says Kindle Books Are Now Outselling Hardcovers

By Stephen WindwalkerEditor of Kindle Nation Daily ©Kindle Nation Daily 2010 Just three days before it will report its quarterly earnings this Thursday, Amazon has just put out a rather dazzling press release about Kindle hardware and content sales. Among the stunning developments: Amazon is now selling more Kindle ebook copies than hardcover books across […]

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Pricing to Fail: Case Studies in Dumb Pricing - Despite Some Bestsellers at $12.99, Agency Model House of Cards May Already Be in Danger

Pricing to Fail: Case Studies in Dumb Pricing – Despite Some Bestsellers at $12.99, Agency Model House of Cards May Already Be in Danger

By Stephen Windwalker, Editor of Kindle Nation Daily – Originally posted 7.19.2010 Click here for related posts Click here to see underlying statistical analysis (Based on U.S. Kindle Store book catalog as of 7 a.m. ET 7.18.2010) I did a fresh price check over the weekend on Amazon’s overall Kindle catalog and the composition of […]

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All Tied Up: Pleasure Inn, Book 1

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Monday, July 19: A New Freebie in the “Sullivan’s Law” Series by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg, Plus Karen Fenech’s Thriller GONE (Today’s Sponsor), and Links to Over a Hundred Free Promotional Kindle Store Titles

The latest addition to our Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alerts is “a bit of a departure [in the “Sullivan’s Law” series by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg], more psychological thriller than police procedural, but the sense of authenticity is still present, and the author’s ability to generate narrative drive still holds readers. A dark, perilous, and […]

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All Tied Up: Pleasure Inn, Book 1

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Sunday, July 18: An Irresistible New Novel Skewering the Fashion World, Plus Karen Fenech’s Thriller GONE (Today’s Sponsor), and Links to Over a Hundred Free Promotional Kindle Store Titles

If you liked The Devil Wears Prada, you’ll love the latest addition to our Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alerts, says one prominent reviewer…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor “Karen Fenech tells a taut tale with great characters and lots of twists. This is a writer you need to read.” — USA […]

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Konrath

Scary Saturday, a Regular Weekly Feature of Free Kindle Nation Shorts. July 17: “Them’s Good Eats” by Jack Kilborn/J.A. Konrath

 Welcome to Scary Saturday for July 17, 2010 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 […]

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Goodbye Blues, Hello Love

A Red-Hot Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Just for Today, July 17: All Tied Up: Pleasure Inn, Book 1,” plus we even have an erotic “Today’s Sponsor”, and links to many more

WARNING: Graphic Sexual Content, just for today. Mature Readers Only. No need for a brown paper bag with today’s Free Book Alert, because just for today we’re giving fair warning right up front that we’re sharing some especially adult content that’s free for you to read in the privacy of your own Kindle…. But first, […]

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Konrath

Scary Saturday, a Regular Weekly Feature of Free Kindle Nation Shorts. July 17: “Them’s Good Eats” by Jack Kilborn/J.A. Konrath

 Welcome to Scary Saturday for July 17, 2010 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 […]

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Move Over, James Patterson ... actually, Stieg Larsson Was the First Author to Sell a Million eBooks

Move Over, James Patterson … actually, Stieg Larsson Was the First Author to Sell a Million eBooks

Update: I just returned (7/18) from a road trip and received, while I was gone, information calling some of my calculations here into question. So I am reviewing for accuracy and will be revising and reposting soon. My apologies for any fuzzy math. Related post: Around the Kindlesphere: Tracking the Kindle Tsunami is Challenging for […]

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The Bloom is Off the Rose for Apple's Free iBooks App, But It's Still #1 in Our Cumulative Top Charts Rankings, While Kindle May Lead in Actual iPad eBook Sales

The Bloom is Off the Rose for Apple’s Free iBooks App, But It’s Still #1 in Our Cumulative Top Charts Rankings, While Kindle May Lead in Actual iPad eBook Sales

By Stephen WindwalkerEditor of Kindle Nation Daily ©Kindle Nation Daily 2010 Apple’s free iBooks app — seen so recently by agency model publishers as the White Knight that would save them from Amazon and the Kindle — has slipped dramatically in popularity with iPad owners, and the proof is right here for all to see […]

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Pricing to Fail: Case Studies in Dumb Pricing - "One Man's Paradise," and How Traditional Book Publishers Are Absolutely Killing Off Their Own Emerging Authors

Pricing to Fail: Case Studies in Dumb Pricing – “One Man’s Paradise,” and How Traditional Book Publishers Are Absolutely Killing Off Their Own Emerging Authors

I was friended overnight by a debut novelist named Douglas Corleone, and as I often do I looked over the Amazon pages for both the Kindle edition and the print edition of his new book, One Man’s Paradise. This breaks my heart. As Booklist reviewer David Pitt wrote, “This novel won the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers […]

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The Wicked House of Rohan

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert, Friday, July 16: Historical Fiction leads the way with “Mozart’s Blood,” plus The Harvard Man (Today’s Sponsor), and links to our Complete List of Over a Hundred Free Promotional Kindle Store Titles

Today in our Free Book Alerts, award winning author Louise Marley’s compelling, intricately layered story of a beautiful soprano who shares an everlasting bond with the world’s most notorious musical genius. . . But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor THE HARVARD MAN. He is brilliant, possessing intelligence most would classify as genius, and […]

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The Wicked House of Rohan

A Late Addition to Today’s Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert: The Wicked House of Rohan, Historical Fiction by Anne Stuart

Hold the presses, we’ve got a new historical romance as a late update to today’s Free Book Alert…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor Ultimate Unauthorized Harry Potter Quiz Book: 165 Questions Ranging from The Sorcerer’s Stone to The Deathly Hallows by Graeme Davis – $2.99 Here’s a Harry Potter quiz book like […]

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