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SCARS is now an ebook on Amazon!

I’m excited to announce that, after two years, SCARS is now available in ebook format on Amazon! (For the Kindle.) It’s on sale for $7.99, which is cheaper than both the hardcover and the paperback editions. I’ve had many readers … Continue reading

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new feature for Kindle owners – lending library

Today Amazon announced a new feature for Kindle users–but ONLY Kindle users with an Amazon Prime membership (and, I’m assuming, living in the US): the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. Kindle owners (with Amazon Prime membership) can choose from thousands of … Continue reading

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New Amazon Fire (Tablet) and Kindles are available to order!

Amazon’s new Kindles and Fire (tablet) are now available for sale. They look good and they have amazing prices. Amazon’s Kindle Fire (Full Color 7″ Multi-touch Tablet with Wi-Fi) is a pre-order at $199.00, for US only at this time. … Continue reading

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Some great YA & children’s books on sale for Kindle, all less than $4

There are some great YA books on sale right now for the Kindle on Amazon (and some that sound good to me but that I haven’t read yet): Abarat with bonus material by Clive Barker is on sale for $1.99. … Continue reading

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Today only Kate DiCamillo’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane is $1.39 and new Kindle Daily Deal

Amazon is doing something new–they’re offering a Kindle Daily Deal. I love that! I hope when my books become ebooks that they’ll get in that deal. I think it encourages a lot more readers. For their first deal–today *only* Kate … Continue reading

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Free and Cheap eBooks For Writers

There are three free ebooks for writers on Amazon right now, that you may want to snag for yourself. Free ebooks don’t stay free, so please check the prices before you download. How to Write a Great Query Letter: Insider … Continue reading

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Amazon deleted ebooks off customers’ Kindles

Yep, you read it right. deleted ebooks their customers had actually purchased right off their Kindles. They deleted “Nineteen Eighty-four,” by George Orwell. I thought ebooks were supposed to be like books. You buy them, you own them. Is … Continue reading

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Rumors were wrong – no new Kindle this year

It turns out the rumors about a new, redesigned Kindle was wrong. Craig Berman,’s chief spokesperson, told the New York Times: “One thing I can tell you for sure is that there will be no new version of the … Continue reading

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Read public domain ebooks on the Kindle

If you’ve got a Kindle and want to read some public domain ebooks on it (there are some wonderful public domain ebooks–think E. Nesbit) then check out this step-by-step guide by Feedbooks. They’re missing some of my favorite public domain … Continue reading

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rumor that new Kindle models will be released in October 2008 and new year

There’s a rumor at CrunchGear that both MobileRead Forums and Gizmodo have picked up on, that Amazon will be coming out with two new Kindle models–thinner, lighter, with an improved interface, a redesigned look (more like Apple’s iPod–now they know … Continue reading

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