Category Archives: Kindle

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 432 Eric Loss

Captain of Sea Dragon, Author of Loss at Sea: A Solo Circumnavigation Interview ‪starts at 13:19 and ends at 36:18 It’s less difficult than it will seem at times. There will be hard points, but as long as you can power through those or endure through those, you just have to keep going. News “Donald […]

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 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 […]

TKC 425 James McQuivey

Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research Interview ‪starts at 14:34 and ends at 44:17 It’ll happen in the cloud, and it will get propagated out to eight, 10, 15, 20 million households that will have the more rudimentary voice enabled [Alexa device], and then suddenly it will become like magic. Suddenly that device, […]

TKC 424 John Biglow

Rowing legend, challenged reader trying a Kindle Interview ‪starts ‪at 14:43 and ends at 42:48 I remember walking home from third grade and throwing a workbook away. It was a book that I had made out of paper and was keeping notes in. I threw it in the bushes, because my teacher said, “You’re supposed to […]

TKC 423 Nicholson Baker

Author of  Substitute: Going to School With a Thousand Kids   Interview starts at 8:44 and ends at 41:26 The thing that really hit me was, this is compulsory. None of these kids have a choice. Whatever the cutoff age is, they have a choice, but all of those earlier years they cannot just decide, “I don’t […]

TKC 422 Chris Schluep

Senior Editor, ‪Amazon.com Books  Interview starts ‪at 17:14 and ends at 44:11 I’ve heard it said that summer’s a great time for summer reading, but it’s also a great time to sit down with that one nonfiction book that you want to take the time to read. Maybe it’s transitioning a little bit, but fall […]

TKC 420 Jessica Tripler on Romance

BookRiot contributor who writes about romance novels  Interview starts at 10:59 and ends at 42:21 We’re sort of worshipping at the temple of love, the same way that religion can help us make sense of human experience and help us to feel there’s good in the world—there’s a structure that is bending towards the good. […]