Amazon Announces Kindle Unlimited, Gorge Yourself On Books For $9.99 Monthly

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The buffet style subscription has hit the reading world as Amazon has just announced they will be offering their entire Kindle library of over 600,000 e-books and audio books for $9.99. You heard that right, you get to read and listen to their entire library for $10 a month, unlimited. Read the details after the break.

UPDATE: It’s worthy to note that some users are reporting that this deal is not available in their countries, so be aware this may not work for everyone. 

Kindle Unlimited features include:

  • Unlimited reading: Access over 600,000 books including best sellers like The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the Harry Potter series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid books, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, Water for Elephants, Oh Myyy! – There Goes The Internet, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, All the King’s Men, Wonder Boys,Ask for ItThe Princess Bride, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, The Atlantis Gene, Kitchen Confidential, The Sisterhood, Crazy Little Thing,The Blind Side, and The Giver, plus thousands of classics such as Animal Farm, To the Lighthouse, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Cat’s Cradle, and The Good Earth,as well as books featuring beloved children’s characters from Sesame Street, and useful reference titles including books from the For Dummies series and Lonely Planet travel guides.

  • Unlimited listening: Keep the story going with unlimited access to more than 2,000 audiobooks from Audible with Whispersync for Voice, and switch seamlessly between reading and listening to customer favorites like the Hunger Games trilogy, Life of Pi, The Handmaid’s Tale, Capital in the Twenty-First CenturyThe Great SantiniThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Winter’s Tale, Boardwalk Empire, El NarcoUpstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies, Merle’s Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog, The Finisher, Johnny Carson, The Stranger I Married, and Life Code.

  • Kindle exclusives: Choose from hundreds of thousands of books only found on Kindle, including Brilliance by Marcus Sakey, The Hangman’s Daughter series by Oliver Pötzsch, War Brides by Helen Bryan, Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct and Matthew Hope books, When I Found You by Catherine Ryan Hyde, Whiskey Sour byJ.A. Konrath, Chasing Shadows by CJ Lyons, and Sick by Brett Battles.

  • Short Reads: For a quick escape, select from thousands of books that are 100 pages or less, including Kindle Singles from Stephen King, Andy Borowitz, andNelson DeMille, and short fiction from Amazon Publishing’s StoryFront imprint.

  • Free three-month Audible membership: In addition to the thousands of professionally narrated audiobooks from Audible included in Kindle Unlimited, subscribers get a complimentary three-month Audible membership, with access to more than 150,000 titles.

  • Popular Kindle features: Enjoy all the great Kindle features customers love such as Whispersync, Popular Highlights, X-Ray, customer reviews, and Goodreads integration.

  • Read and listen everywhere: Access across Kindle devices and free Kindle reading apps for iPhone, iPad, Android tablets and phones, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, PC, Mac and Windows 8—so you always have your library with you and never lose your place.

I really like this idea and am already considering trying out their 30 day trial subscription. I’m not much of a reader but when I noticed Audible was part of this deal my attention was peeked. So what do you think? Will you be trying Amazon’s new Unlimited subscription Kindle service? Let us know in the comments or on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

  Source: The Next Web  Via: Amazon

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