spot_img

Kindle: Textbooks on Kindle

Linda McMaken
7-28-11
Cincinnati, OH

Students will be thrilled with Kindle’s newest program, Kindle Textbook Rentals. Only July 18th, Amazon began texbook rentals of “tens of thousands of textbooks.” These titles can be rented from 30 days up to a year, can be loaded onto your Kindle or with apps toMacs, PCs, some smartphones and tablets, and look to be nearly 80% lower in cost then printed textbooks.

Amazon’s Vice President at Kindle Dave Limp, says that Amazon will also be giving students a bonus with their Kindle text book rentals – “Normally, when you sell your print textbook at the end of the semester you lose all the margin notes and highlights you made as you were studying. We’re extending our Whispersync technology so that you get to keep and access all of your notes and highlighted content in the Amazon Cloud, available anytime, anywhere – even after a rental expires. If you choose to rent again or buy at a later time, your notes will be there just as you left them.”

Similar Articles

Comments

FOLLOW US

2,023FansLike
3,026FollowersFollow
10,900SubscribersSubscribe

Recent Book Trailers

Instagram

Advertismentspot_img

Don't Miss

Author Dani Lamia’s Ode to Edgar Allan Poe

0
Author Dani Lamia (Scavenger Hunt 2020) and debut author Gwendolyn Kress deliver The Raven (Feb 2023), an Edgar Allan Poe inspired supernatural horror about the cost of revenge. Rebekah dreams of a...

From the Pocket of an Overcoat by R. Vincent

0
CELEBRATE LOVE, PETS AND BOOKS THIS VALENTINE'S DAY Valentine's Day is February 14 and National Love Your Pet Day is February 20, and there is no better way...

New Book on the Unimaginable Events Shaping the World During 2019-2022

0
When the World Turned Upside Down: Politics, Culture, and the Unimaginable Events of 2019-2022 Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández's book sheds insightful light on political, geopolitical and...

There’s a Book for That: Black History Month

0
“We know what it is to be lied to, and we know how important it is not lie to ourselves. We are powerful because...

Sneak Peek: Intrigue in Istanbul by Erica Ruth Neubauer

0
Intrigue in Istanbul by Erica Ruth Neubauer In Agatha Award-winning author Erica Ruth Neubauer’s fourth wanderlust-inspiring historical mystery, it’s 1926 and the adventures of vibrant,...

Second Book from Rule-Breaking CEO is a Motivational Roadmap for the Post-Pandemic World

0
Get a Life: A Roadmap to Rule the World by Bob Fisch is now available. The book is published with Forbes Books, the exclusive business book publishing imprint of...

A ROAR of an Audiobook

0
A ROAR of an Audiobook: Twenty Narrators Exemplify Hollywood Culture, Exploring the Complexities of Life and Death in "ROAR: Roger Orr: American Master, the...

WINED AND DIED IN NEW ORLEANS BY Ellen Byron

0
WINED AND DIED IN NEW ORLEANS BY Ellen Byron The second in a fantastic new cozy mystery series with a vintage flair from USA Today bestselling and...

PODCAST: Love, Lies and Antarctica with Author Henriette Lazaridis on Book Lights

0
Love, Lies and Antarctica with Author Henriette Lazaridis on Book Lights LISTEN HERE! Henriette Lazaridis is the author of The Clover House, which was a Boston Globe bestseller. Her short work...

ROCK OUT WITH DARK HORSE IN “THE ROCK GODS OF JACKSON, TENNESSEE”

0
A story about rock and roll and mutated pig monsters! Dark Horse Books presents a rockin' new tale in The Rock Gods of Jackson, Tennessee! This...