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Is Kindle Unlimited Worth It?

Thumbnail image for Is Kindle Unlimited Worth It? by Barbara J. Feldman July 28, 2014

Last week Amazon announced a Kindle book membership program that includes unlimited books from their Kindle Unlimited library of 600,000 titles for $9.99 a month. Is it worth it? First of all, it’s certainly worth taking advantage of their Kindle Unlimited 30-day free trial. The free trial will give you access to to all the […]

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How to Borrow a Kindle Book from Your Public Library

Thumbnail image for How to Borrow a Kindle Book from Your Public Library by Barbara J. Feldman April 24, 2014

I love libraries, but over the years, as I transitioned to nearly 99% Kindle reading, I used the library less and less, switching instead to 99% Amazon. And while it’s true that I still get a nice fix of free books from Amazon (see Is Amazon Prime Worth It?, More Free Books for Kindle Readers, […]

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Is Amazon Prime Worth It?

Thumbnail image for Is Amazon Prime Worth It? by Barbara J. Feldman April 14, 2014

Did you know that Amazon Prime members can borrow both of my Jokes By Kids Kindle books for free? While that may not be quite enough of an incentive to pay the annual $99 fee, I’ve long been an Amazon Prime member, and still consider it a great value. And, Amazon is now offering a […]

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More Free Books for Kindle Readers!

Thumbnail image for More Free Books for Kindle Readers! by Barbara J. Feldman November 4, 2013

This week Amazon added one more perk to their Prime membership. I’ve waxed poetic about my Amazon Prime membership before, so one more perk just makes it all the sweeter (especially since this is a perk I will definitely be using.) The program, called Kindle First, gives Prime members their choice of a free Kindle […]

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What is Goodreads?

Thumbnail image for What is Goodreads? by Barbara J. Feldman April 1, 2013

Goodreads is a social network that revolves around book reviews and recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads has 16 million members, 30,000 book clubs and over 23 million book reviews. And Goodreads recently announced that they are being acquired by Amazon. For me, the best part of Goodreads is their recommendation engine. Rate just twenty books, […]

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How to Sync an Audiobook with a Kindle eBook

Thumbnail image for How to Sync an Audiobook with a Kindle eBook by Barbara J. Feldman December 10, 2012

For many years now, I’ve been an Audible member, listening to audiobooks in my car. I’m also a dedicated Kindle reader, reading (mostly) on my Android. So I was pretty excited to test out the new Amazon feature that automatically syncs audiobooks with Kindle books, so that I can pick up wherever I was, no […]

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