October 25, 2014

Harry Potter Titles Coming to Kindle Owners’ Lending Library and What This Should Mean For Libraries

That’s right folks, Amazon.com is announcing that in a few weeks all seven Harry Potter e-Books will be available from the Kindle Owner’s Lending Library (KOLL), a service that’s part of a subscription to Amazon Prime that also includes two day shipping, streaming video, etc. From the News Release: With traditional library lending, the library […]

Amazon: Kindle Owner's Library Passes 100,000 Titles Including Over 100 Current and Former NYT Bestsellers

From the Amazon.com News Release: Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that 16 of the top 100 best-selling paid Kindle books in March are exclusive to the Kindle Store and available for Prime members with a Kindle to borrow for free through the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. These 16 books, which include only paid units and do […]

Kindle Owners' Lending Library Now Provides Access to More than 100,000 Titles

From Amazon.com: 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, with no due dates. Recent milestones for the Kindle Owners’ […]

"Amazon's Kindle Lending Library Now Boasts 75,000 Books, Borrowed 295,000 Times Last Month"

via The Next Web: Kindle owners borrowed KDP Select books 295,000 times in December alone, Amazon announced today. As you may know, Amazon Prime subscribers can freely borrow a book a month from the newly created Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. Its catalogue currently boasts 75,000 titles thanks to Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishers Select program. From […]