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:
The latest Kindle Nation Daily links: