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Save Up to 40% on a Kindle Unlimited Subscription, Today Only

Kindle Unlimited is basically Netflix for ebooks and audiobooks, and Amazon’s offering a very rare discount on the service today for Prime Day. You’ll save 25% if you lock in a 6-month subscription, 33% for a full year, and 40% for two years. If you love to read, this should pay for itself. [Up to 40% off a Kindle… » 7/15/15 5:12am 7/15/15 5:12am

Amazon Shrugs, Decides to Sell the Kindle Fire HD 7 for $79 Today

Today only, Amazon's knocking a whopping $60 off the price of the surprisingly-great Kindle Fire HD 7, bringing it down to just $79 (or $99 for the 16GB version). That's $30 less than the previous all-time low price, and even $20 less than the Lilliputian Fire HD 6. You could go so far as to call it a <clears… » 4/20/15 9:15am 4/20/15 9:15am

Add Some Popular Novels to Your Kindle for $3-$4 Each, Today Only

Today only, Amazon's got a nice little collection of Kindle novels on sale for $3-$4. The most popular of the bunch are probably Private Down Under by James Patterson, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, but be sure to check out the full list if you need any new reading material. [Gold Box] » 3/28/15 8:45am 3/28/15 8:45am

Amazon's Unveils a Huge Movie and Ebook Sale, Plus More Deals

Need something to pass the time until House of Cards comes back next week? Today only, Amazon's offering big savings on award-winning Kindle ebooks and streaming movies to own. The most popular book on the list is Life of Pi ($3), and Boyhood ($7) highlights the movies, but it's a deep and impressive list of… » 2/21/15 10:15am 2/21/15 10:15am

Amazon's Discounting Kindles for Valentine's Day, Plus More Deals

If you need a last minute Valentine's gift idea (or if you just happen like reading), Amazon's knocking $20 off the Kindle and highly-rated Kindle Paperwhite from now until the 14th. The Kindle Voyage isn't included this time around, but the Paperwhite probably delivers the best bang for the buck in the lineup » 2/08/15 10:45am 2/08/15 10:45am

Amazon's Thanksgiving Kindle Sale Serves Up Some Tasty Discounts

Amazon's kicking off Thanksgiving with solid discounts on a number of Kindle ereaders and tablets. It's not wholly uncommon to see similar deals throughout the year, but it's nice to have them all occurring at the same time, instead of a la carte. » 11/26/14 11:43pm 11/26/14 11:43pm

Could the Amazon Kindle Revitalize Science Fiction?

Have you heard of Alien Assassin: The Human Chronicles Book Two by T.R. Harris? Or The Galactic Mage by John Daulton? Maybe not. But they're among the top 10 bestselling science fiction books on the Amazon Kindle right now. The list of the 100 bestselling Kindle science fiction books is full of authors who've never… » 3/28/12 10:09am 3/28/12 10:09am

How to make a book fetishist fall in lust with an e-book reader

I am a book fetishist. I love the feel of an old book, its soft pages and slightly musty smell. The frayed edges of its hard cover. And I love the starchy slab of a new paperback. How can decidedly unsexy e-book readers ever quench my book lust? Well, it turns out that they can - if they're enclosed in the right… » 3/16/11 5:14pm 3/16/11 5:14pm