Friday, December 25, 2009

Some Kindle resources and notes

Some handy links, via Kindle Nation Daily

Note that you don’t need a Kindle device to take advantage of the amazing assortment of free books – you can also download and read them via the free Kindle clients for the PC, iPhone, and soon Mac, Blackberry, and no doubt other device/platform types (Android, Apple tablet…).   I’ve also gotten into the habit of requesting Kindle samples, for non-free books – many of the samples are sufficiently extensive to provide a good sense of a book’s thesis and style.

An example of the sample download option – when you’re looking at a page for a Kindle edition of a book, look for the “Send sample now” button; if you have more than one Kindle client registered (I have a Kindle and have installed the Kindle PC client on two PCs), you’ll see options such as the following:

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The latest Kindle Nation Daily links:

19,823 Free Kindle Books By Category

Fiction

Nonfiction

Advice & How-to

Arts & Entertainment

Biographies & Memoirs

Business & Investing

Children's Chapter Books

Cooking, Food & Wine

Fantasy

History

Humor

Lifestyle & Home

Mystery & Thrillers

Parenting & Families

Politics & Current Events

Reference

Religion & Spirituality

Romance

Science

Science Fiction

Sports

Travel

Some Kindle resources and notes

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