kindle owners lending library

The Profitable Business of Kindle Book Lending

By libertyc
October 19, 2012 // 2 Comments

By Andy Richardson, CEO of Influential Software Last week, Amazon announced that it was extending its controversial e-book lending scheme, the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, to the UK. In its current state, Kindle Lending Library is a value-added service to Amazon Prime, the premium delivery [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
October 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Amazon Admits That the Kindle Paperwhite Has Some Problems (Gizmodo) Amazon expands Kindle owners’ Lending Library to Europe (Paid Content) Why Google is right and the Authors Guild is wrong on book scanning (GigaOM) B&N Suffers a Two-Week Delay for UK Launch (Good E-Reader) Kindle Daily [...]

Pottermore CEO discusses Amazon lending deal

By libertyc
May 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

paidContent has talked to Charlie Redmayne, the CEO of Pottermore, about the deal Amazon announced to add the Harry Potter titles to the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, the program that lets Prime-subscribing Kindle owners check out one e-book per month for free. Redmayne admits that the deal may [...]

All 7 Harry Potter ebooks coming to Kindle Owners' Lending Library – and in 5 languages

By Paul Biba
May 10, 2012 // 4 Comments

From the Amazon press release: Owning a Kindle just got a whole lot better for magic-loving Muggles. StartingJune 19, is adding all seven Harry Potter books (in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish) to the Kindle Owners’Lending Library(KOLL). Harry Potter is the [...]

OverDrive fails to makes ebooks accessible by public libraries, says Thad Mcilroy

By Paul Biba
April 5, 2012 // 4 Comments

Thad Mcilroy, in his The Future of Publishing blog, takes a look at the relationship between Amazon and libraries.  Here’s part of the post which discusses books in the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library.  He starts by looking at the books Amazon said does the best: … …Amazon [...]

Kindle Owners' Lending Library reaches 100K books

By Paul Biba
February 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

From the press release: The Kindle Owners’ Lending Library continues to grow rapidly, now offering more than 100,000 books that Amazon Prime members with Kindles can borrow for free—including over 100 New York Times Best Sellers like The Hunger Games trilogy—as frequently as a book a month, [...]

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