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Amazon today announced Kindle Library Lending, a new feature launching later this year that will allow Kindle customers to borrow Kindle books from over 11,000 libraries in the United States. Kindle Library Lending will be available for all generations of Kindle devices and free Kindle reading apps.
"We're excited that millions of Kindle customers will be able to borrow Kindle books from their local libraries," said Jay Marine, Director, Amazon Kindle. [...]
Customers will be able to check out a Kindle book from their local library and start reading on any Kindle device or free Kindle app for Android, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, PC, Mac, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone. If a Kindle book is checked out again or that book is purchased from Amazon, all of a customer's annotations and bookmarks will be preserved.
"We're doing a little something extra here," Marine continued. "Normally, making margin notes in library books is a big no-no. But we're extending our Whispersync technology so that you can highlight and add margin notes to Kindle books you check out from your local library. Your notes will not show up when the next patron checks out the book. But if you check out the book again, or subsequently buy it, your notes will be there just as you left them, perfectly Whispersynced."
Amazon is working with OverDrive, the leading provider of digital content solutions for over 11,000 public and educational libraries in the United States, to bring a seamless library borrowing experience to Kindle customers. "We are excited to be working with Amazon to offer Kindle Library Lending to the millions of customers who read on Kindle and Kindle apps," said Steve Potash, CEO, OverDrive. "We hear librarians and patrons rave about Kindle, so we are thrilled that we can be part of bringing library books to the unparalleled experience of reading on Kindle."
I've read Darth Bane: Path of Destruction in the past and I like it very much. Yesterday, I completed Mass Effect for the first time and during the credits it says "Lead Writer - Drew Karpyshyn." "Ooh, I know that name," I said. It got me thinking and I then went to look into buying the next book in the Darth Bane series. The problem is that I now have a Kindle and I genuinely do enjoy reading books on it whenever possible. However, none of the Darth Bane books have been released on Kindle.
I was hoping you could get with your publisher in an effort to remedy that. I really do like your work and would like to see your novels in ebook format.
I'm happy to report that the Darth Bane books are finally being relesed on
Kindle... but not until June 28.
Until then you could check out my Mass Effect novels (if you haven't
already) - they're on Kindle right now.
The first novel, Mass Effect: Revelation, is a prequel set 18 years before
the game. The second book, Mass Effect: Ascension, takes place a few
months after the events of the first game and introduces characters and
locations featured in the second game, but it's still a stand alone story.
The third novel, Mass Effect: Retribution continues the story from the
first two books.
Chyron8472 wrote: »
Silverwolfpet wrote: »
I'm currently trying to read "Tunnels"... but I don't have the time unfortunately. And I kind of hit a dull moment in the story. Is it a good book? Or should I move on?
A single charge lasts up to two months with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time. If you read for one hour a day, you will get battery life of up to one month.
And if you use it for fifteen minutes a day you'll get three months, etc.
jeeno0142 wrote: »
I've read that. it was generally quite dull
Chyron8472 wrote: »
I really enjoy listening to the Harry Potter audiobooks as read by Stephen Fry. I have the whole set on mp3.
It had been a while since I last heard Jim Dale's reading of the books, so I decided to listen to it for a bit, just to see if I'm not being fair in my preference of Fry over Dale.
...but it turns out that I just confirmed for myself that Stephen Fry is indeed far superior.
I mean, seriously. compare these two:
Jim Dale: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeAzVwGdhNw&t=6m50s
Stephen Fry: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mIjBuu5L58&t=4m03s
Hands down, Fry is better. The twins mocking Percy isn't even funny at all in the Dale version.
Alcoremortis wrote: »
So many books...so little time...
My floor already has a mountain of unread books on it, and yet I find myself constantly compelled to buy more as well as visit the library as often as possible. Hopefully, I will be able to complete all my literary obligations by the end of the summer...
Chyron8472 wrote: »
Also, if your floor is filled with books, wouldn't it be tidier to own an ebook reader?
Comrade Pants wrote: »
How has no one brought this up yet?
Friar wrote: »
Fear and loathing in las vegas?