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"Borrowing" books via kindle

Post by psyche »

Hi guys,

I could use some help. As I understand it Kindle (or Prime?) allows users to borrow a certain number of ebooks for free so long as you do so directly from an actual Kindle device and 1 at a time.

I cannot work out how to do this. Can someone who uses this Amazon feature please let me know how to access it?
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Post by Dmohn »

If you have a Prime membership, you can borrow one book per month. It's not any book you want though, it's a choice from certain books.

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Post by mmandy38 »

With amazon prime, you go to the lending library through the bookstore on your kindle. You are allowed one a month.
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Sorry fella..... I wish I could help you. I have been having the same problem for quite some time now. If you get to know. Let me know too
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I'm not sure exactly but I normally just search for free books on there and find a good many classics for free, if you like those. :)

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Thought I would add an update here!

I pay £7.99 a month for Kindle Unlimited. There's a huge selection of books and magazines and you can borrow up to 10 at a time. I have two Kindle readers (one of them is the super affordable Amazon Fire which I bought for £30 on Prime Day two years ago) and my partner and I can have two different books/mags open at the same time on the different devices which is awesome. Of course there are also tons of free books in the Kindle Store which are worth looking into as well! The feature that I love the most is the 'Follow' button for authors. I commute an hour each way to and from work so I get through a lot of books and sometimes it can be difficult to keep up with which authors I enjoyed, and the 'Follow' fixes that and I get an email when they've released a new book.

If you have a partner of a friend or family member who loves to read it could totally be worth sharing an account, if the £7.99 seems like a lot for what is essentially a Kindle library card. Like I said before, you can borrow up to 10 books/mags at a time and you can even read the same book on two different devices. You will get prompted to go to the last page read on the account but you can easily have two people reading the same book at two different speeds (and two different devices) at the same time!
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You can get kindle unlimited and borrow 10 at a time. Pretty good deal. And really good selection.

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I love the kindle unlimited. At $9.99 a month, it's well worth it.

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Post by Charlie19 »

mmandy38 wrote:
16 Dec 2015, 00:03
With amazon prime, you go to the lending library through the bookstore on your kindle. You are allowed one a month.
Thanks for the information.. I have not tried this before

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Pamup52 wrote:
29 Jun 2019, 14:04
I love the kindle unlimited. At $9.99 a month, it's well worth it.
This is a good deal for sure,will try

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Pamup52 wrote:
29 Jun 2019, 14:04
I love the kindle unlimited. At $9.99 a month, it's well worth it.
That's so good,will give it a try for sure.

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Post by sunmuth »

I'd also like to make a plug for your local library, they may have eBooks for you to borrow for free on Kindle

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I didn't know about that option though. It's good that I got to know of it now.

Thank you!
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