e-books

Making the Most of Amazon Prime: Prime Reading

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You guys, I am so behind! I’ve had Amazon Prime for years, but I used it primarily (pun, sorry) for the free shipping, video streaming, Kindle Lending, and Prime Day sales. But I was totally missing out! Did you know about Prime Reading? You probably do. As I said, I’m behind. I recently went camping […]

Reader How-to

How to Update Nook Books

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From what I have been able to tell, BN supplies no mechanism for automatically updating books on your Nook reader or Nook reading app. Bummer. To update Nook books, you need to delete them from your device and re-download them. If anyone knows of another way to update Nook books, please tell me!

Reader How-to

Freedom in Reviewing…Anonymously

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Last month, Anne Rice made the news when she signed a petition to end Amazon’s practice of allowing anonymous reviews. You can go read and sign the petition at the link provided. I won’t be signing. Freedom of Choice for All The idea behind the petition may seem good and fair upon first look. After […]

Kindle

How to Get Automatic Updates on Kindle Books

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Occasionally, publishers make corrections and improvements to their ebook offerings. Until recently, Kindle owners had to update books manually. Did you know that? Yeah, I didn’t know until a few months back. But now, you can set your Kindle to update books automatically. Just log into your Amazon account and go to “Manage Your Kindle.” […]