Category Archives: Amazon Prime

TKC 442 Aboard the Silver Meteor

Supper aboard the Silver Meteor en route to Kissimmee, Florida News “How Netflix Lost Big to Amazon in India” by Abhishek Madhaven at Backchannel – January 12, 2017 Tech Tip “Is Amazon’s Newest 5% Credit Card Worth the Hype?” by Nick Clements at Forbes – January 13, 2017 Interview with Kindle Owner Robert Millonig (Starts […]

TKC 440 Will Schwalbe

Author of  Books for Living Interview starts at 19:07 and ends at 43:15 “One of the reasons I come back to Lin Yutang is a marvelous story he tells, in 1937, about being in the most famous tea house in China. And the tourists there are so busy taking photographs of themselves drinking tea that […]

TKC 437 Richard Hollick

Author of the Making Book blog Interview ‪starts at 14:03 and ends at 44:31 The idea that Barnes & Noble can make it by sort of becoming a small, specialist, cozy bookstore is kind of delusional. It’s a big organization! News Amazon Prime Air Jeff Bezos’s tweet announcing first Prime Air delivery – December 14, […]

TKC 434 Seira Wilson

Senior Books Editor at Amazon.com Interview ‪starts at 12:41 and ends at 43:35 “[The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis] is one that I personally wanted to see as high on the list as possible. It’s a fictional story set in a post-apocalyptic world. It’s as if we’re living again in the Old West, so there’s vigilante […]

TKC 430 Robert Masello

Author of  The Jekyll Revelation published by Amazon Publishing’s 47North Imprint Interview ‪starts at 10:00 and ends at 43:22 I used to joke around that I could walk up to a table at any bookstore, and any book that wasn’t published by the major houses—I could smell it a mile away. There was something wrong […]

TKC 429 Bufo Calvin

Bufo Calvin is the creator of the I Love My Kindle blog and The Measured Circle’s Geek Time Trip Interview starts at 9:49 and ends at 36:45 If you want to watch “Devil Girl from Mars” you can go and watch it on this site. What’s happening so far is that I’m having a great time […]

TKC 428 Tina Pohlman

EVP and Publisher, Open Road Integrated Media Interview ‪starts at 15:33 and ends at 43:28 We are not an agency publisher. So we don’t have any control over the consumer price. We set the digital list price, and we don’t have control over the consumer price. And Amazon is free to discount it to whatever […]

TKC 427 Chris Brogan

Author of  Find Your Writing Voice  Interview ‪starts at 16:18 and ends at 42:39 I don’t think books are going to evolve, because I think other things are there to take that slack up. And I think that’s okay. The one thing I can tell you is I have a lot of print books in my […]

Amazon Introduces Prime Reading, a New Benefit for Prime Members

Amazon this morning introduced an additional, free benefit of Amazon Prime membership. It’s called Prime Reading, and it enables Prime members to borrow up to 10 titles at a time from a rotating selection of books, magazines, and comics. If you are already paying $10 a month for a Kindle Unlimited subscription, the new Prime Reading content will be in addition to […]