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Give a VIP Gift for the Holidays

If you are looking for the perfect last-minute gift for a reader on your list, you’ve come to the right place. The unique “stick libraries” – which are USB thumb drives containing a whole library of e-books – are a fabulous and super-popular stocking stuffer. But did you know that you can also give someone the priceless gift of unlimited e-books? Just present them with a gift card that includes their very own VIP Membership.

How it Works

As you probably already know and have experienced, just by registering on you gain access to

Holiday Gift Ideas for E-Book Lovers

If you want to make your holiday shopping easy, here are some great gift ideas, especially for those who love to read. Or you can use these ideas to drop hints to others like friends and family and let them know what you’d be excited to receive for the holidays.

AmazonSmile for Charity

If giving to charity is on your holiday list, there is one tip you should know about before you do any shopping. This is free, but can make your gift-giving last all year-long. Amazon offers what it calls AmazonSmile. This is not just a holiday

Tips for Staying on Top of Holiday E-book Sales & New Releases

With year-end holiday shopping already heating up, you’ll want to take full advantage of the year-end sales offered by merchants. But don’t wait until the Black Friday best deals are announced, because if you start tracking retailers now, you’ll be in the loop and ready to pounce on bargains as soon as they are available.

Use Amazon Assistant

Amazon Assistant is a new feature offered by Amazon that lets you compare Amazon’s prices to those of competitors like Target, Barnes and Noble, and others. You can use this downloadable internet browser extension to set up personal alerts if

Kindle Oasis: 1st Waterproof Kindle Goes on Sale Oct. 31st

Trick or treaters who go knocking at the Amazon store door are in for a real treat this Halloween, because that’s the day that the first fully waterproof Kindle in history makes it highly-anticipated debut. The Kindle Oasis is now set to compete directly with the Kobo Aura H20, which we wrote about in a recent blog. Until now, the Kobo Aura H20 (which is now available in a highly-rated second generation model) was really the only game in town if you wanted a truly waterproof e-reader. But now you have a choice, and choice is always good

Tips to Comparison Shop for a New Kobo Aura H20 or the Kindle Paperwhite

Now, with the availability of a newly upgraded e-reader, the Kobo Aura H20 (a new 2nd generation Aura H20), it may be a good time for you to see how it might compare in a match-up with the ever-popular Kindle Paperwhite. Many fans of e-books are familiar with Kindle e-readers, and know that the Kindle Paperwhite is definitely one of the best e-readers on the market. But especially in the United States, Kobo e-readers are not quite as well known or popular. That’s understandable, since Kobo has always focused it marketing efforts on more of a global and