Amazon Prime Book Lending: Your FAQs Answered | PCWorldKindle Owners' Lending Library is available for Amazon Prime members—paid Amazon Prime, paid Amazon Prime Student, day free trial, and customers receiving a free month of Prime benefits with a Fire tablet—who own a Kindle e-reader, Fire tablet, or Fire phone, and features hundreds of thousands of titles. Books borrowed from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library have no due dates and can be downloaded from the Cloud on other Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, and Fire phones registered to the same Amazon account. Prime members can borrow one book from Kindle Owners' Lending Library each calendar month. You can download the book to compatible devices registered to the same Amazon account or to the account of adults in the same Amazon Household. Available titles may change each calendar month. Note: If you've already borrowed a book from Kindle Owners' Lending Library for the current month, you see "Monthly limit reached" underneath the Read for Free button in the Kindle Store. If you cancel your Amazon Prime membership or your Amazon Prime membership expires after you borrow a book, you will lose access to the book you borrowed.
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Amazon Prime Book Lending: Your FAQs Answered
Amazon Prime subscribers can now read more than 5, Kindle e-book titles for free thanks to a new service called Kindle Owners' Lending Library , but only if you own a Kindle device. The new Prime feature lets you borrow one book per month and read it on your Kindle device for as long as you want with no specific due date when your access to the book expires. Amazon lending library books cannot be read using Amazon's smartphone apps. The new library adds even more value to Prime, the online retailer's membership program that offers free and reduced shipping rates on all your Amazon orders for one year. Rumors of Amazon's book borrowing feature surfaced in September, billed by The Wall Street Journal as a Netflix-like service for digital books.
Among the many services and subscriptions offered by Amazon, one that should pique the interest of avid readers is Kindle Unlimited. But with all the different ways we can get and consume our books nowadays, it can be hard to keep track and weigh the pros and cons of the services that are out there. All you need is an Amazon account with a valid credit card, and to have 1-Click payment enabled. Kindle Unlimited is a separate subscription service from Amazon Prime, which also means it is not necessary to be a Prime member to get Kindle Unlimited. There is a different borrowing service that IS free and exclusive to Prime members in the United States, called Prime Reading, that is similar but offers a much smaller library of content than Kindle Unlimited over 1, titles available through Prime Reading versus over 1,, titles available through Kindle Unlimited.
By Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
I f your library card gets more of a workout than your ATM card, and book-club night is your favorite night of the month, you'll probably love Amazon's Prime Reading benefit. But you may not know all of what's included and how to take advantage of this benefit, which is automatically included in your Amazon Prime membership. What exactly is Prime Reading?
Prime Reading is a benefit included with every Amazon Prime subscription that provides access to free eBooks. If you have an Amazon Prime membership, and you install the Kindle app on your phone or computer, you can use Prime Reading. There's only one way to get Prime Reading, and it's pretty simple: sign up for Amazon Prime. Although it started as a way for Amazon customers to get free two-day shipping on their purchases, Prime has evolved into a multi-benefit subscription that includes access to movies and television shows , music , release-day delivery of new video games, and more. Like most other Amazon Prime benefits, Prime Reading is included with every subscription at no additional cost. That means you can use Prime Reading with any device that has the Kindle app installed on it. The best way to see if your device will work with Prime Reading is to search its app store for the Prime Reading app.
You can return content in Manage Your Content and Devices. While we're unable to respond directly to your feedback, we'll use this information to improve our online Help. Try saying, "Alexa, call Customer Service". Adult members of your Amazon Household can each borrow up to 10 titles. Select the option to borrow for free.