The Kindle Nation WEEKENDER

 October 15, 2011    

 

We're Giving Away 10 Kindle Fires, and Our Sponsor Richard Bard is Giving Away an 11th! Does One of Them Have Your Name on It? 

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 Read the Weekender every weekend, and check out Kindle Nation Daily for the latest news, freebies, bargains, and tips any day of the week!

 

Karen Cantwell 
Karen Cantwell
 

SWEEPSTAKESThanks to our sponsor Karen Cantwell, author of the indescribably delicious Barbara Marr mystery
TAKE THE MONKEYS AND RUN




Less Than 24 Hours to Enter!

Starting This Week, We're Giving Away

10 Kindle Fire Units Between Now and Dec. 25!


It's true. Regular readers of Kindle Nation know that we've already given away a bunch of Kindles this year. And back in June we held the first Kindle Fire Sweepstakes in recorded history -- we didn't know what it would be called, and we didn't know how much it would cost, but we held a Kindle Fire Sweepstakes and thousands of you came. Linda Ronne of Colorado was our winner, and she'll be one of the first people to receive a Kindle Fire, directly from Amazon, on November 16.

We've been having so much fun that we have invited authors to join us in sponsoring more Kindle Fire give-away sweepstakes, and some of our favorite Kindle authors have stepped up already. So, starting this week, on  our Kindle Nation Daily Facebook page, we will hold a Kindle Fire Sweepstakes every week from now through the holidays! That's $2,000 worth of Kindle Fires that we will be unleashing -- please don't call the fire department on us!

There's no purchase required, of course, but it is a great way for some of our author-sponsors to get exposure, so we hope you will give some real consideration to buying their books each week when you enter the contest.

The one thing you will have to do to enter is to go over to  our Kindle Nation Daily Facebook page, "Like" the page, and fill out the Sweepstakes entry form (you'll see a link to it in the left sidebar when the Sweepstakes goes live). 

And just in case you are wondering why we run the Sweepstakes through our Facebook page, there are two very good reasons:
  • First, it allows us to make use of a very professional but affordable third-party service that administers our Sweepstakes according to best practices and maintains full confidentiality for all information provided by participants; and
  • Second, it helps us to build our connection with you, our readers, through Facebook, which is the quickest, least expensive, and least intrusive way for us to let you know about Kindle-related news and bargains.

10 Brand New Kindle Fires! Here's hoping that we will be sending one to you!

And we'll just chalk this up to the luck of the calendar, but it is worth noting here that if you happen to buy a brand new Kindle Fire while you are waiting to win a free unit through our Sweepstakes, you'll have a sweet choice between giving the extra unit to someone you love or returning it to Amazon for a full refund, either directly or through Kindle Nation!



... and multiply your good fortune with good karma now by downloading Sweepstakes sponsor Karen Cantwell's  novel TAKE THE MONKEYS AND RUN
 now for just $2.99 on Kindle ...
 
 



Worldreader
Bringing Great Reading to Kids Around the World, With Your Help:

(Editor's Note: Regular readers of Kindle Nation already know that we are big fans of the folks at WorldReader.org, and of their mission. ClicK here to see some of our past coverage, or here for some truly inspiritng video footage of their efforts in action, or just keep reading for the latest news about a very creative collaboration between Worldreader.org and a major children's book publisher! -S.W.)

Worldreader 1 

 Meet Worldreader's New Friends:
Charlie, James, and Matilda 

By Worldreader.org

 

It's official. Roald Dahl's well-loved books and classic children's tales-Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-are now part of the Worldreader collection and will be available to our kids.

 

Worldreader 2 We've worked with Puffin, a division of Penguin Children's Books in the U.K., to get these titles donated, giving Worldreader's children and teachers free access to them. We're thrilled to have Puffin join us in cultivating a culture of reading in the developing world. We can't think of a better way get to kids to keep flipping virtual ink and fall into a good book.

 

Our director of digital publishing, Elizabeth Wood, announced the news today while charming publishing executives and book lovers at the Tools of Change Frankfurt Conference 2011. What a perfect addition to her speech about the work we're doing in Africa!

 

"This is a huge win for the children in our programs. Dahl's wicked sense of humor has delighted children-and adults-in the developed world for more than 50 years," she said. "Now, children in the developing world will have the opportunity to meet Matilda, Augustus Gloop, the evil Aunties Spiker and Sponge, and all of the other wonderful characters from Dahl's beloved classics. This is the caliber of books we want to offer the children in our programs.  We encourage other publishers to follow suit.  Ask yourself what books would turn reluctant readers into avid readers?  Those are the books we want."

 

David Risher, Worldreader's president and co-founder, went over the moon when he found out (Figuratively, of course...he was in Ghana doing a celebratory dance while visiting the schools).

 

"No other author has inspired so many children to read. We're thrilled to help introduce Charlie, James, Matilda, and the rest of Roald Dahl's characters to a new group of children who have big dreams but, until recently, have had not had access to books," said David.  "Winning the support of publishers like Puffin strengthens our commitment to reach one million children by 2015."

 

Francesca Dow, managing director of Penguin Children's Books, added, "Puffin is delighted to be working with Worldreader to give children in Africa free access to Roald Dahl books through the Worldreader programme. Roald Dahl books are already available in 34 languages, and this is a great opportunity for his stories to reach even even more widely to children around the world."

 

Britain's Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was a best-selling novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. He has created a lifetime of memories for many young readers and adults alike, and continues to do so. He once said,  "I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage."

 

With that, it seems only right to give a big Web shout-out to the Dahl Estate and David Higham Associates for their support in this project and for making reading even more wonderful. That's our hat tipping in your direction.

 

These books complement our growing library of international and African titles available for free to students in our program. Check out the books Worldreader's kids already have on their e-readers. And more generally, it's another enormous step towards providing books for all kids in the developing world.

 

 


BARD
And that's not all -- here's another chance to win a Kindle Fire!


FEEL THE RUSH! Find out today why 81 out of 84 Amazon reviewers give rave reviews to BRAINRUSH! And once you  purchase the book, connect with author Richard Bard for a free copy of BRAINRUSH: Book 2 after it is released in December! Plus you'll be entered for a chance to win a brand new KINDLE FIRE! Details at RichardBard.com/promo/


Kindle Family


INSESSIONIn Session: Steve Berry's Cotton Malone, Lee Child's Jack Reacher & Barry Eisler's John Rain on the Couch With M.J. Rose's Sex Therapist Dr. Morgan Snow!

Pre-Order This Red-Hot Title for Just $1.99 Now And It Will Arrive on Your Kindle Monday, October 17!  
 


Does it get any better for suspense readers on Kindle than having a front-row seat for this major event in suspense fiction?


by MJ Rose
Kindle Price: $1.99

"Jack Reacher, John Rain and Cotton Malone, on the sex therapist's couch. Testosterone therapy as high art. What could be better? One of the most original and well-done series of stories I've ever read. M.J. Rose has blasted this baby to the ozone. I don't care if you download it or listen to it.  just get it."
 NYT Bestseller, David Baldacci


"I bet M.J. Rose she couldn't get Jack Reacher into Morgan Snow's office.  I lost.  Find out how." -
NYT Bestseller, Lee Child

 
"Seeing another side of Cotton Malone, written from another writer's perspective, was eye opening.  Needless to say, the subject matter is not something Cotton normally deals with, but M.J. made sure he handled it with his usual smooth, Southern style.  I enjoyed the adventure.  You will too."   -
NYT Bestseller, Steve Berry

 
"When John Rain considers taking on Dr. Morgan Snow as a client, the danger isn't winding up in a coffin -- it's winding up on the couch.  But I made him take the risk anyway, and it was a blast!"  -
NYT Bestseller, Barry Eisler

"Only Dr Morgan Snow (aka MJ Rose) could persuade three of thriller fiction's most charismatic heroes to sit on a sex therapist's couch. The eyebrow-raising results will astonish you - and help raise money for David Baldacci's Wish You Well Foundation." - International Bestseller, David Hewson

Product Description

IN SESSION from international bestseller M.J. Rose, features the return of Dr. Morgan Snow, in a brand-new story collection!

As a therapist specializing in sexual issues, psychiatrist Dr. Morgan Snow isn't easily shocked, or shaken, as readers of the popular "Butterfield Institute" novels know. There are times, however, when the need for her services leads her out of the office... and into unfamiliar worlds.


In these stories the therapist matches her wits -and her training - against three men of mystery: Jack Reacher, John Rain, and Cotton Malone.


Those characters are, of course, familiar to readers as the creations, respectively, of NYT bestselling authors Lee Child, Barry Eisler, and
Steve Berry.

All three swore that their characters would never agree to therapy - unless Rose found a way to get then there. And she did.


In EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES with Steve Berry's Cotton Malone, a woman seeks help for her lover, and sends Dr. Snow overseas on a most unusual house call....


DECISIONS, DECISIONS where Barry Eisler's John Rain forces Dr. Snow out of her own comfort zone, and into the world of a former patient's worst nightmare...


And KNOWING YOU'RE ALIVE with Lee Child's Jack Reacher results in revelations for both the injured Dr. Snow, and her unexpected savior/patient...


All the proceeds of the audio book and a share of the proceeds of the ebook will be donated to David Baldacci's Wish You Well Foundation, supporting family literacy. (wishyouwellfoundation.org/)


These characters are the creations, respectively, of NYT bestselling authors Lee Child, Barry Eisler, and Steve Berry, and are used with their full knowledge and participation.

(This is a sponsored post.)




P-DocsNew Kindle Personal Documents Features: Archive and Whispersync

We are pleased to let you know about some improvements we've made to how the Kindle Personal Documents Service works on Kindle.   


*    Your documents are now automatically archived in your Kindle library (you can control this at Manage Your Kindle).
*    Archived documents can be re-downloaded from your archive to the all-new Kindle and Kindle Touch devices, as well as Kindle Keyboard (Kindle 3rd Generation--requires the latest software update v3.3) - you will be able to find and download your documents from any of these devices that are registered to your account.
*    Now (just as with Kindle books) Whispersync automatically synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks and annotations for your documents (with the exception of PDFs) across devices.

We expect to extend these features to Kindle Fire and Kindle apps (such as Kindle Cloud Reader, Kindle for Android, Kindle for iPhone, Kindle for PC, and Kindle for Mac) in the coming months.

You can control these new features from Manage Your Kindle where you can see a list of your archived documents, re-deliver documents to your Kindle, delete any document from archive, or even turn off archiving for your account.

You can learn more about Kindle Personal Documents Service from our help pages.

 

Sounds great? Well, check out Bufo Calvin's post here for another point of view. 




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This Kindle Daily Deal expires at 12 midnight PST,  Saturday Oct. 15:  


Saturday's Kindle Daily Deal: Save 75% on Johnny Shaw's story of a young man who finds himself fighting for survival and searching for truth in the dangerous Imperial Valley near the Mexican border

October 15, 2011

 

But first, a word from ... Today's Sponsor

by Bella Andre
4.3 stars - 61 Reviews
Lending: Enabled

Here's the set-up:

With THE LOOK OF LOVE bestselling author Bella Andre introduces you to a fun and emotional contemporary romance series about the Sullivan family. Because when a Sullivan bad boy falls...he falls hard. And it's forever.

Chloe Peterson is having a bad night. A really bad night. The large bruise on her cheek can attest to that. And when her car skids off the side of a wet country road straight into a ditch, she's convinced even the gorgeous guy who rescues her in the middle of the rain storm must be too good to be true. Or is he? As a successful photographer who frequently travels around the world, Chase Sullivan has his pick of beautiful women, and whenever he's home in San Francisco, one of his seven siblings is usually up for causing a little fun trouble. Chase thinks his life is great just as it is-until the night he finds Chloe and her totaled car on the side of the road in Napa Valley. Not only has he never met anyone so lovely, both inside and out, but he quickly realizes she has much bigger problems than her damaged car. Soon, he is willing to move mountains to love-and protect-her, but will she let him?

Chloe vows never to make the mistake of trusting a man again. Only, with every loving look Chase gives her-and every sinfully sweet caress-as the attraction between them sparks and sizzles, she can't help but wonder if she's met the only exception. And although Chase didn't realize his life was going to change forever in an instant, amazingly, he isn't the least bit interested in fighting that change. Instead, he's gearing up for a different fight altogether...for Chloe's heart.

REVIEWS...
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  • "Pure sensual fun! I couldn't read fast enough. I loved everything about Chase and Chloe's story. I'm hooked on the Sullivans!" Marie Force, Bestselling Author
  • "No one does sexy like Bella Andre." Sarah MacLean, NYT Bestselling Author
* * * *THE LOOK OF LOVE is a contemporary romance of approximately 65,000 words / 300 pages. This book also contains the following bonus material: excerpts from FROM THIS MOMENT ON (The Sullivans, Book 2), GAME FOR LOVE, LOVE ME & CANDY STORE by Bella Andre, plus an excerpt from TAKEN BY THE COWBOY, a time travel romance by USA Today bestseller, Julianne MacLean * * *

and now ... Today's Kindle Daily Deal!

 


Dove Season 

Kindle Daily Deal: Dove Season

In Dove Season, a young man finds himself fighting for survival and searching for truth in the dangerous undergrounds Mexicali. What he uncovers calls into question everything he thought he knew about his father-and will determine just what kind of man he himself truly is.

Yesterday's Price:$7.99 
Today's Discount:$6.00 
 
Kindle Daily Deal Price:$1.99 (75% off)

This Kindle Daily Deal expires at 12 midnight PST,  Saturday Oct. 15

RETAILWhat if you just paid retail for a Kindle Daily Deal title?

Each morning we post the latest Kindle Daily Deal from Amazon, and many of the offerings are popular books that you may well have purchased at full price in the previous week, which can lead to a special kind of buyer's remorse. If that happens to you, it's worth knowing that Amazon has a no-questions-asked return-and-refund policy for all Kindle content within 7 days of purchase. Just contact Kindle Support at http://amzn.to/mk1dda with the details to return the Kindle book so that you can download it again at a better price.     

 

(We suggest selecting telephone contact from your options in order to expedite the return so that you won't miss the Kindle Daily Deal.)

 

Each day's Kindle Daily Deal expires at 12 midnight PST. 



Sponsor

This Weekend's Sponsor:   

 THE PACK  

Seeming outcast Shamira is on a mission in L.M. Preston's THE PACK (This Week's Sponsor, $3.99)

  

"THE PACK is a great sci-fi novel with a strong and fearless female main character. Shamira is a unique character, which makes her story intriguing from the beginning.... Those who love dystopian fiction will also be drawn to the conspiratorial nature of a society spinning out of control and a corrupt authority. "
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by L. M. Preston
4.1 stars - 15 Reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
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Each week's Kindle Nation WEEKENDER is sponsored by one paid title.

We encourage you to support our sponsors and thank you for considering them.
 

 

In This Issue

 

 

Worldreader.org: Bringing Great Reading to Kids Around the World, With Your Help

And that's not all -- here's another chance to win a Kindle Fire!

 

New Kindle Personal Documents Features: Archive and Whispersync

What if you just paid retail for a Kindle Daily Deal title?

Saturday's Kindle Daily Deal: Save 75% on Johnny Shaw's story of a young man who finds himself fighting for survival and searching for truth in the dangerous Imperial Valley near the Mexican border


 

briefsKindle Nation News Briefs and Bargains - October 8, 2011


Richard Bard's Brainrush is Our New Thriller of the Week!

October 14, 2011
By Kindle Nation
Richard Bard's Brainrush is Our New Thriller of the Week Sponsor!

This week, Richard Bard's Brainrush is here to sponsor lots of great, free Mystery and Thriller titles in the Kindle store:  

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Princeton University Press gets into eshorts

From PaidContent: Princeton University Press appears to be the first university press to join the e-singles game. On November 9, the press will launch Princeton Shorts, a series of nonfiction e-singles consisting of selections from previously published...

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Macmillan Bello to release backlist as ebooks

From Moconews: Releasing out-of-print titles as e-books can bring them new life, attention and readers. In its new imprint, Macmillan Bello, UK publisher Pan Macmillan is teaming up with literary agency Curtis Brown UK to release hundreds of the agency...

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2011 National Book Award Finalists

October 13, 2011
By Nora Rawlinson

Finalists for the National Book Awards were announced yesterday. Winners will be announced at The National Book Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, in New York City. It will be hosted by actor, and author, John Lithgow. In fiction, itR...

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Bookshare Passes 150,000 Student Members & 125,000 Titles

From the press release: Bookshare® a global leader in copyrighted, digital accessible books for people with print disabilities, is dramatically overachieving its five year collection and member targets at the close of its fourth year of funding from t...

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Amazon Publishing Launches Sci-Fi, Horror Imprint

October 11, 2011
By Dianna Dilworth
Amazon Publishing Launches Sci-Fi, Horror Imprint

Just in time for Halloween, Amazon has launched a new imprint focused on science fiction, fantasy and horror called 47North. The Seattle-based imprint will publish original  works, as well as previously published titles and out-of-print books. ...

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Kindle for iPad/iPhone updated

It's now at version 2.8.5.  According to iTunes the update includes: Improved page turn animation on iPad and new book-style page turn animation on iPhone.  Enable this in application settings. Adjust brightness while reading on iPhone - ...

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Free Excerpt From Gunnar Bloom's The Last Ride of the Ugly Bus, Our Thriller of the Week Sponsor!

October 11, 2011
By Kindle Nation
Free Excerpt From Gunnar Bloom's The Last Ride of the Ugly Bus, Our Thriller of the Week Sponsor!

Last Ride of the Ugly Bus is our Thriller of the Week sponsor, and author Gunnar Bloom is sharing a lengthy, free excerpt! The Last Ride Of The Ugly Bus by Gunnar Bloom 4.5 stars - 2 Reviews Kindle Price: $3.19 Here's the set-up: In this provocative tale of adolescent misbehavior, a cunning high...

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Now Available on Kindle: A Kindle Fan's Report from the Front Row At Amazon's NYC Press Conference, by Len Edgerly

October 8, 2011
By Kindle Nation
Now Available on Kindle: A Kindle Fan's Report from the Front Row At Amazon's NYC Press Conference, by Len Edgerly

A Kindle Fan's Report from the Front Row At Amazon's NYC Press Conference by Len Edgerly 5 stars - 3 Reviews Kindle Price: 99 cents Lending and Text-to-Speech: Enabled Don't have a Kindle? Get yours here.   We were very grateful last week when podcaster extraordinaire Len Edgerly of The Kindle Chronicles agreed to...

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TKC 167 David Burleigh, OverDrive's Director of Marketing, on Kindle Library Borrowing

October 15, 2011
By Len Edgerly
TKC 167 David Burleigh, OverDrive's Director of Marketing, on Kindle Library Borrowing

News - 1) Amazon is wirelessly delivering a software update for the Kindle formerly known as the Kindle 3, now called the Kindle Keyboard. Version 3.3 tweaks the Personal Documents capability and adds AmazonLocal deals for Kindles with Special Offers. 2) The $79 Kindle 4 software has an update, from 4.0 to 4.0.1, that...

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Free Classics: Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray

October 14, 2011
By BookLending.com Blog

Every Friday, Marilyn Knapp Litt, who blogs at ClassicKindle.com, brings us her recommendation of a free classic book to discover (or rediscover) on Kindle. Find more of Marilyn's recommendations at her blog, ClassicKindle.com, a guide to the best ...

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Bowker launches internation ebook monitoring project

From the press release: "Being able to track the growth rates of e-books on a global level as countries make the shift to digital books is significant," said Kelly Gallagher, vice-president of publishing services for Bowker. "This landmark effort...

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Library Ebook Use Tripled in 2011 - Said OverDrive

October 12, 2011
By Nate Hoffelder
Library Ebook Use Tripled in 2011  - Said OverDrive

OverDrive are reporting today that they've seen a record number of new ebook patrons over the past year, as well as a vast increase in app installs, mobile checkouts, and a vast increase in ebook checkouts. It's been a stellar year at OverDrive, with total ebook turnover looking to hit 16 million checkouts, which...

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Here's a Free Excerpt From Our Romance of the Week Sponsor, Marie Astor's Lucky Charm

October 12, 2011
By Kindle Nation
Here's a Free Excerpt From Our Romance of the Week Sponsor, Marie Astor's Lucky Charm

Marie Astor's Lucky Charm:

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Kindle Nation Bargain Book Alert: 15 Straight Rave Reviews for W.D. Gagliani's hard-noir thriller SAVAGE NIGHTS - But Just 99 cents on Kindle, and That's No Typo!

October 11, 2011
By Kindle Nation
Kindle Nation Bargain Book Alert: 15 Straight Rave Reviews for W.D. Gagliani's hard-noir thriller SAVAGE NIGHTS - But Just 99 cents on Kindle, and That's No Typo!

"The best werewolf novel since The Howling!" - J.A. Konrath, author of Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, Cherry Bomb Savage Nights Savage Nights by W.D. Gagliani 4.5 stars - 15 Reviews Kindle Price: 99 cents Lending and Text-to-Speech: Enabled Don't have a Kindle? Get yours here. Here's the set-up: The call came in the middle...

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Kindle for PC Updated - Adds New Features from Kindle Touch

October 11, 2011
By Nate Hoffelder

Amazon uploaded a new update for  K4PC (and OSX) in the past few days, and this is definitely one that you want to get. The app now has support for the same 5 languages as the iPad app and the K4 (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese). And like I've said before,...

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You're in for a blast when you take a ride with Private Investigator Jonathan Shade and explore his modern-day, sorcery-infused Denver in Gary Jonas' novel MODERN SORCERY - 6 Straight Rave Reviews, Just $3.99 on Kindle!

October 10, 2011
By Kindle Nation
You're in for a blast when you take a ride with Private Investigator Jonathan Shade and explore his modern-day, sorcery-infused Denver in Gary Jonas' novel MODERN SORCERY - 6 Straight Rave Reviews, Just $3.99 on Kindle!

Modern Sorcery by Gary Jonas 5.0 stars - 6 Reviews Kindle Price: $3.99 Lending: Enabled Don't have a Kindle? Get yours here. Here's the set-up: Magic can be deadly... When Private Investigator Jonathan Shade's ex-lover...

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Kindle Nation Reader Alert: 4 Straight 5-Star Reviews for Kailin Gow's THE FIRE WARS - If you loved Katniss Everdeen, Lisbeth Salander, and Arizona Darley, it's time to say hello to Mackenzy Evers

October 13, 2011
By Kindle Nation
Kindle Nation Reader Alert: 4 Straight 5-Star Reviews for Kailin Gow's THE FIRE WARS - If you loved Katniss Everdeen, Lisbeth Salander,  and Arizona Darley, it's time to say hello to Mackenzy Evers

Her destiny was written in the books ... but can she change a course that has already begun thousands of years ago? The Fire Wars by Kailin Gow 5.0 stars - 4 Reviews Kindle Price: $4.99 Lending: Enabled Don't have a Kindle? Get yours here. Here's the set-up: Her destiny was written in the...

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American Association of Publishers (AAP) July Sales Numbers: July eBook Sales Double July 2010, eBooks 20.6% of All

October 14, 2011
By Publishers Lunch

The AAP is still catching up on their monthly sales numbers and just released their statistics for July. (To repeat last month's reminder, this is the data from the limited set of publishers who reported monthly to the AAP, not to be confused with the ...

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British Library Under Fire for Linking to Amazon

October 14, 2011
By Nate Hoffelder
British Library Under Fire for Linking to Amazon

The venerable British Library is being criticized this week for a new suggested sales platform that it is currently testing. The online catalog for the British Library now includes an extra link on most book listings. In addition to request reserve, an...

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6 sites where you can find non-English Kindle books, by Piotr Kowalczyk

If you can't find books in your mother tongue at Kindle Store, you can try other legal sources. Here's a list I've prepared for Ebook Friendly - with tips how to find books, if search by language is unavailable. Two sites, Smashwords and Feedbo...

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DC Entertainment Lands Larsson Graphic Novel

October 12, 2011
By Publishing Perspectives

DC Entertainment secures world rights to the graphic novel version of Stieg Larsson's Millenium Trilogy.

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Two of Author Gary Jonas' Characters from MODERN SORCERY Turn the Tables on Their Creator in This Exclusive Kindle Nation Interview

October 11, 2011
By Kindle Nation
Two of Author Gary Jonas' Characters from MODERN SORCERY Turn the Tables on Their Creator in This Exclusive Kindle Nation Interview

JONATHAN SHADE & KELLY CHAN INTERVIEW AUTHOR GARY JONAS ABOUT MODERN SORCERY Jonathan Shade is a private investigator who handles cases dealing with the paranormal. His protector is the gorgeous Kelly Chan, a magically engineered assassin. They recently sat down at Kelly's dojo to air some grievances with their creator, Gary Jonas. Jonathan: Hey,...

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What It's Like to Be a James Patterson Co-Author

October 11, 2011
By Kindle Editors
What It's Like to Be a James Patterson Co-Author

Ned Rust lives in Croton, NY, with his family. He has collaborated with James Patterson on Daniel X: Watch the Skies and Witch & Wizard: The Gift. Over the course of helping him on three novels for young readers, my impressions of writing with James Patterson are as follows: 1)...

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BookLending.com 25 Most Wanted - Week of October 3rd

October 11, 2011
By BookLending.com Blog

1.  The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 2.  Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games) by Suzanne Collins 3.  Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games) by Suzanne Collins 4.  Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 5.  Heroes of Olymp...

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Amazon developing content exclusively for the Kindle Fire, by Humayun Kabir

It's now well known that Kindle Fire has fired up the tablet market. Kindle Fire can be used for color magazines, newspapers, movie, music, web browsing etc. However, Amazon seems also developing reading contents exclusively for Kindle FIre. As an ex...

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But first ... a word from This Week's Sponsor!    

Seeming outcast Shamira is on a mission in L.M. Preston's THE PACK (This Week's Sponsor, $3.99)

 

"THE PACK is a great sci-fi novel with a strong and fearless female main character. Shamira is a unique character, which makes her story intriguing from the beginning.... Those who love dystopian fiction will also be drawn to the conspiratorial nature of a society spinning out of control and a corrupt authority. "
TeensReadToo
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by L. M. Preston
4.1 stars - 15 Reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
Here's the set-up:

Shamira is considered an outcast by most, but little do they know that she is on a mission. Kids on Mars are disappearing, but Shamira decides to use the criminals most unlikely weapons against them the very kids of which they have captured. In order to succeed, she is forced to trust another, something she is afraid to do. However, Valens, her connection to the underworld of her enemy, proves to be a useful ally. Time is slipping, and so is her control on the power that resides within her. But in order to save her brother's life, she is willing to risk it all.

One Reviewer Notes:

"Take a hefty dose of action and adventure with a feisty heroine who is blind, but also has unusual powers. Add a touch of romance. Stir in missing kids. Season with the exotic planet of Mars. And what do you have? A must read novel, of course. Author L. M. Preston's novel for young adults, The Pack, contains all of these ingredients and more.

Because she's blind, most people believe sixteen-year-old Shamira is helpless. Little do they know the powers burning inside her that she barely can control.... The Pack is a story about family, bravery, and overcoming evil."


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