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The Kindle Fire Pocket Guide by Scott McNulty

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3. Books

The Kindle has built its reputation on having a great book-reading experience. The Kindle Fire continues this tradition, while adding a host of additional functionality.

This chapter covers reading, purchasing, and managing your Kindle books.

Books Library

Tap Books on the Fire home screen to access your book library. By default the books on your device are displayed lined up on virtual shelves. Tap Cloud at the top of the screen, and all your Kindle books, both those on the device and those stored on Amazon’s servers, are displayed (Figure 3.1). You can tell the books apart because the ones that haven’t yet been downloaded to your Fire have an arrow icon at the bottom right of the cover.

Figure 3.1 The book library on your Kindle Fire ...

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