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Promoted 10-05-2016 by qwikwit at 03:59 PM View Original Post
Amazon now offers their Prime Members: Prime Reading for Free. Thanks shacks

Note, this new Prime benefit allows Prime Members to read as much as they would like from over a thousand books, magazines, and comics. You do not need a Kindle device to access Prime Reading as the Kindle App (iOS or Android) allows you to read on any device.

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Written by qwikwit

  • This new Prime Benefit launched today. There are many articles discussing this new service: Reuters, cnet, & TechCrunch
  • You can keep up to 10 titles at a time. You can always get another by returning one that you currently have. -qwikwit
  • Don't have Amazon Prime? Students can get a free 6-Month Amazon Prime trial with free 2-day shipping, unlimited music, unlimited video streaming & more.
  • If you're not a student, there's also a free 1-Month Amazon Prime trial available.

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Edited October 5, 2016 at 09:53 AM by mlacey3
Amazon.com has free reading of Books & magazines for Prime Members.
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Don't have Amazon Prime? Students can get a free 6-Month Amazon Prime trial with free 2-day shipping, unlimited music, unlimited video streaming & more. If you're not a student, there's also a free 1-Month Amazon Prime trial available.

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This is great, thank you.

It appears there is a limit of 10 books per amazon account at a time. It is essentially like Amazon having their own library where you can check out any of the listed titles. You have to return previous checkouts to stay under the 10 cap.

Another great prime benefit.
They got Calvin and Hobbes!! Free!!
See my post above.

Also just looked:
Kindle unlimited eligible books
1,405,137

Kindle Reading Eligible books
1012

So it's all in what type of books you want to read if getting rid of unlimited is for you.

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This is great, thank you.

It appears there is a limit of 10 books per amazon account at a time. It is essentially like Amazon having their own library where you can check out any of the listed titles. You have to return previous checkouts to stay under the 10 cap.

Another great prime benefit.
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Thanks for the hu op.....


looks like it launched today: https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-...e-e-books/
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This is pretty great, thanks for the heads up.

Edit: is this the same as Kindle Unlimited? Just downloaded the Kindle app, signed in and it said it's a 7 day trial? I'm thinking not, but on the main page of books it says pick 10 books so I'm confused.
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It'd be great if it was like KU where if you check out the book, you can get the audible book for cheaper.
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Do you have to be the primary Prime member to get access to this? Because my friend added my account a family member but I am not able to get access to it through my account.
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Do you have to be the primary Prime member to get access to this? Because my friend added my account a family member but I am not able to get access to it through my account.
Yes, you must be primary, I cannot get it through my account, but my wife can (she is the primary)
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Thanks for the post. I love that I can now get magazines on KU. This will really make the membership worthwhile.
I've had mixed feelings overall with my membership. Some great books by very talented authors, but a very large number of poorly-written books with 4-star reviews, probably written by friends of the author.
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I have the kindle unlimited membership. I also have amazon prime. So do I now only need the prime membership? Even though I have both it will let me only checkout 10 books at a time.
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This is gr8. Disappointing that (all?) magazines are not readable in cloud reader in PC.
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I have the kindle unlimited membership. I also have amazon prime. So do I now only need the prime membership? Even though I have both it will let me only checkout 10 books at a time.
I also want to know this as this deal might make me buy prime membership finally. But i very much doubt they will give all books available on Kindle. That would be cannibalizing their own market. Do want to know which books will be available.
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FYI - this does not have the same amount of books that unlimited has. Just around a thousand.
I have prime and kindle unlimited and asked a rep this earlier.
My wife and daughters can go through ten books a week so I know they would go through these in no time.
I guess I'm stuck with unlimited and paying for both. Which is redundant now.
That being said: even with prime and unlimited I only get 10 books out at a time. Would be nice if they doubled it if you had both.
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Quote from aj79 View Post :
I have the kindle unlimited membership. I also have amazon prime. So do I now only need the prime membership? Even though I have both it will let me only checkout 10 books at a time.
See my post above.

Also just looked:
Kindle unlimited eligible books
1,405,137

Kindle Reading Eligible books
1012

So it's all in what type of books you want to read if getting rid of unlimited is for you.
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They got Calvin and Hobbes!! Free!!
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