Amazon Prime Now Offers Free Books

Starting this week, Amazon Prime members can now access more than 1,000 books, magazines and more via Prime Reading. The program is open to members – and any devices (so you don’t have to have a Kindle). A Prime Membership costs $99, providing unlimited 2-day shipping on most products, access to movies, TV shows, music and more – and now makes an even bigger play … Continue reading Amazon Prime Now Offers Free Books

Kindle Unlimited is here

Well friends … we weren’t dreaming when we heard rumors of Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited. The full site launched today offering a 30-day free trial and access to more than 600,000 books and thousands of audiobooks on any device (from Android tablets and smartphones to iPhone and iPads). Some noteable offerings: 600,000 titles, including some popular series like Hunger Games, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and … Continue reading Kindle Unlimited is here

Kindle Unlimited?

Update: See our most recent “Kindle Unlimited is here” post by clicking here.   Rumor has it – there may be a new competitor for one of Books for Her’s favorite books services – Oyster.  Amazon is currently testing Kindle Unlimited, a monthly subscription for $9.99 that would compete directly with Oyster and Scribd for the ‘Netflix of Books’ title. We can’t wait to see this … Continue reading Kindle Unlimited?

Oyster Book App: What do you think?

We’ve been overwhelmingly excited about the book app Oyster (now on Android/Kindle too – see our review). Are we alone? We’d love your thoughts. Can you tell us: Is your favorite genre represented? Do you see any holes or lacking material? Is it easy enough to use? What’s your biggest complaint? My favorite reading is usually historical romance – of which I found a plethora … Continue reading Oyster Book App: What do you think?

Oyster Review: The Netflix for Books

Are we dreaming? Is this for real? Unlimited reading for only $9.95 per month. WOW!   Meet Oyster Books, a new app that provides unlimited access to more than 500,000 books through its $9.95 subscription service. It is pretty darn close to your public library available in an app – only you won’t see ‘checked out’ notices, overdue costs, or gas to and from. Of … Continue reading Oyster Review: The Netflix for Books