Kindle books can now be borrowed

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Re: Kindle books can now be borrowed

Post by leverett » 09 Mar 2013, 06:06

Does anyone know about the lending between Kindles outside of the US. I'm in Australia and I understand (although I have to admit I haven't looked into it in a great amount of detail) that the lending isn't available. And, while I am at it, does anyone know if it is possible to borrow ebooks from the library in Oz?
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Post by Jordansmyth » 10 Mar 2013, 09:32

Thats so handy as we have two in our house hold! sharing will me perfect.

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Post by lady_charlie » 19 Mar 2013, 18:44

I have an older Kindle, well, it is a year old, and it wasn't backlit, so I got a cover for it that came with a light and I love it
The light shuts off if I fall asleep.
I have had no luck borrowing books from our local library, which the Nook I understand is better at, alas, but I have had good luck with my Amazon Prime subscription, I get one free book a month, and while that selection is somewhat limited I have read four books so far and enjoyed them all.
We pay as much for Prime as we did Netflix and while the movie selection isn't all that great, we also get free shipping and I think the subscription is paying for itself just by letting me have a new book once a month.
I read War Brides and The Misremembered Man, when you are done you just pick out a new book and Amazon takes the old one back!!!
It is sort of magical really.
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Post by Maud Fitch » 19 Mar 2013, 19:48

leverett wrote:Does anyone know about the lending between Kindles outside of the US. I'm in Australia and I understand (although I have to admit I haven't looked into it in a great amount of detail) that the lending isn't available. And, while I am at it, does anyone know if it is possible to borrow ebooks from the library in Oz? YES
As far as I know, Kindle does not lend to public libraries in Australia.

However Australian public lending libraries have thousands of e-book titles available for free download to any device.

Current bestsellers too, so check with your local library and prepared to be amazed.
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Post by kaylahar6 » 20 Jan 2014, 11:33

Cool, I'll have to check it out!
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Post by toshilou » 22 Jun 2014, 18:38

I had no idea this was added! So glad I found this thread. Now I need to go check my kindle books ;)
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Post by mochababy70 » 11 Nov 2017, 15:04

Instead of lending, why don't you just get free ones?

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Post by kingslexasoh1000 » 11 Nov 2017, 16:48

OMG!!!....that's great to hear!!

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Post by sarahmarlowe » 17 Nov 2018, 17:53

This sounds like a great feature, especially amongst a group of friends or co-workers!
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