Chapter 5

Books

Considering that the sole purpose of the original Kindle was to read electronic books, you are going to need to know how to purchase and read books on the Amazon Kindle Fire. This chapter will show you how to find and purchase books on the Kindle Fire, and what you can do with them once you have them. It will even cover a bit about Audible and how to purchase audiobooks.

If you choose the Books option on the homsescreen, it will open up a shelf and you can see, by default, the Oxford American Dictionary is one of the books (I have ordered some books of my own). As far as I know, the shelf can literally go on forever, just like in the Newsstand and homescreen (see Figure 5–1, left). In fact, the shelf space is pretty much infinite ...

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