Prime members are now able to read as much as they like from a
selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works,
comic books, children’s books and more – all at no additional cost.
Enjoy best-selling Kindle books including The Hobbit, Harry
Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, The Man In the High Castle, The
Millionaire Next Door, Half Way Home and When I’m Gone, comics
such as The Complete Peanuts Vol. 1 and Transformers: Robots
in Disguise Vol. 1 as well as short works including Kindle
Singles from Andy Borowitz, Stephen King, Jane Hirshfield and classic
works from Gloria Steinem, Norman Mailer and Kurt Vonnegut.
Explore current issues of premium digital magazines including Bon
Appétit, National Geographic Traveler, People, Sports Illustrated, HGTV,
Popular Mechanics, Golf Digest, Runner’s World and more.
No Kindle device required – enjoy using the free Kindle apps for iOS
and Android as well as from any Kindle or Fire tablet.
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2016--
(NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today introduced Prime Reading, a new reading
benefit for U.S. Prime members. Prime members can now enjoy unlimited
reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics and more –
at no additional cost. Prime Reading joins the growing list of
all-you-can-eat benefits for Prime members including unlimited fast,
free Prime shipping, unlimited access to Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime
Photos, Audible Channels, early access to Lightning Deals and more.
Members can start reading now by downloading the Kindle app for iOS and
Android or using any Kindle or Fire tablet. To learn more about Prime
Reading or start a 30-day free trial of Prime, please visit amazon.com/primereading.
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Prime Reading features include:
Over a thousand popular books: Enjoy a diverse selection of
titles including Red Sparrow, The Butterfly Garden, The 5 Love
Languages, The Atlantis Gene, Lonely Planet travel guides
and books from best-selling authors Brad Thor, Barry Eisler, Stephen
Covey, James Altucher, Rachel Abbott and more.
Premium Magazines: Stay on top of current trends with a
rotating selection of fresh, full issues of top magazines covering
sports, technology, cooking and home improvement, current affairs,
notable people and more.
Exclusive short content: Read Kindle Singles Classics – classic
short-form reads by the world’s top writers, from Susan Orlean to
Norman Mailer. Also read from hundreds of Kindle Singles –
short stories, memoirs and essays from a variety of top writers.
All your favorite Kindle features: Enjoy all the great Kindle
features customers love such as Page Flip, Popular Highlights, X-Ray
and Goodreads integration, all while using your favorite Kindle
eReader or Fire tablet or free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android
phone, tablet and more.
“Prime is the best deal in the history of shopping and today it got even
better,” said Greg Greeley, Vice President Amazon Prime. “Prime members
can now enjoy an awesome selection of books including The Hobbit, Harry
Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, The Man in the High Castle,
plus magazines and more with Prime Reading – all for free on any device.”
“This is a new and exciting way for our premium brands to reach and
engage with Amazon’s Prime members,” said Monica Ray, Executive Vice
President of Consumer Marketing at Condé Nast. “Prime readers can now
keep up with all the latest news, trends, tips and so much more with the
rotating selection of our magazine brands.”
Prime Reading is the latest in the growing set of reading benefits for
Prime members which also includes the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library and
Kindle First. Prime members in the U.S. can get started by visiting amazon.com/primereading.
Readers wanting even more can enjoy unlimited reading from over one
million books, magazines, and audiobooks by starting a 30-day free trial
of Kindle Unlimited.
More to Prime
A Prime membership is already the best deal in the history of shopping.
Tens of millions of Prime members around the world enjoy the many
benefits of Prime. In the U.S. that includes unlimited Free Two-Day
Shipping on more than 30 million items across all categories, unlimited
Free Same-Day Delivery on more than a million items in 27 metro areas,
and one and two-hour delivery with Prime Now on tens of thousands of
items available in more than 25 metro areas. In addition to fast, free
shipping, members have access to unlimited streaming of tens of
thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Video, more than one
million songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations with Prime
Music, unlimited access to short form episodic Audible Channels for
Prime as well as a rotating selection of audio books from Audible, early
access to select Lightning Deals all year long, free, secure, unlimited
photo storage with Prime Photos and one free pre-released book a month
with Kindle First.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than
competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational
excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping,
personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle
Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa
are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more
information, visit www.amazon.com/about.
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