Kindle Store Content – How Much and What Kind?

By now, you should know that you can access books, newspapers, Magazines, and blogs at the Amazon kindle store whenever you wish. But just what Books, Newspapers Magazines, and Blogs are available? Let’s see.

Books
Currently there are total of 95, 968 books available. Among them are Fictions, Non-fictions, Advice & How-to, Arts & Entertainment, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Investing, Children’s Chapter books, Computer & Internet, Fantasy, History, Humor, Lifestyle & Home, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers, Parenting & Families, Politics & Current Events, References, Religion & Spirituality, and Romance, Science, Science Fiction, Sports, and Travel books available on the Kindle Store.

To access these books, simple go to the kindle store on your Kindle device. Select the book of your choice, buy it, and then download it to your Kindle. If you are not in a coverage area, log on to the online Kindle store on your PC, select your book , buy it, download the book to the computer, transfer it to your Kindle.

Newspapers
There are a total of thirteen Newspapers available from four countries. Nine from the USA, two from France, one from Germany, and one from Ireland.

From the USA, we have The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Investor’s Business Daily, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, The Seattle Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

From France, we have Le Monde, and Les Echos.

From Germany, The Frankfurter Allgemeine, and from Ireland, we have The Irish Times.

Magazines
As for Magazines, there are a total of eight available from the US only. Among them are Time, The Atlantic, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, Slate, Fortune, The Nation, and Salon.

Blogs
There are a total of three hundred and ten (310) blogs currently available at the Kindle store. Among them are blogs in Arts & Entertainment, Business & Investing, Humor & Satire, Industry Focus, Internet & Technology, Lifestyle & Culture, News, Politics & Opinion, Regional & Travel, Science, and Sports. Each is accessible for a small subscription fee.

So, there you have it. All the content currently available on the Kindle store. Remember that you are not limited to content from the Kindle store only. There are a number of other content resources out there, which provide more than enough additional information to satisfy your content cravings.

Advertisements

Where to Find Kindle Content

If you can access an ebook that does not have DRM (digital rights management) restriction, you can practically view it on Kindle. Except for a few cases, you will first have to download it to your computer, do the conversion, and then transfer it to Kindle via USB cable.

books2.jpg

Here are a number of content sources that are actually out there.

Amazon.com – Over 90,000 titles, including books, magazines, Newspaper, and blogs available for instant wireless download if you are in one of the wireless “hot spots” or Computer/USB cable download if you are not.

Many Books – Approximately 19,216 free ebooks for your PDA, iPod, and ebook reader including Kindle…already in Kindle readable format.

Mnybks – This is an actual extension of Manybooks.net above (over 19,000 books). All you have to do is use the web browser on your Kindle to access the site, then download books directly to your Kindle, the same way you would any download any Amazon book:

*Enter the url http://mnybks.net in the basic web-browser.
* Search for and enter a Book ID that you want.
* Choose the Mobipocket version of the book – NO OTHER VERSION WILL WORK.
* From the pop-up screen that appears, provide confirmation info and book will appear in your home screen in a few seconds – IF YOU ARE IN WIRELESS “hot spot.”
* Use the computer/USB cable combination, if you are not in a wireless “hot spot.”

MobiPocket – numerous titles, some of which you can also find on Amazon.com for less. Use mobipocket reader to convert and then download to Kindle.

Christian Classic Ethereal Library -A collection of Christian books in pdf, word, and text formats all ready for conversion, if necessary, and transfer to your Kindle.

Books-on-line – Over 50,000 books available for immediate downloading at no charge.

Guttenberg – Over 20,000 titles free of copyright. Come in multiple languages.

Munseys – Over 20,000 free titles available in HTML, Adobe PDF, MobiPocket, Microsoft Reader, Sony Reader and beta among others.

That’s it for now. As we find more content sources we will add them. Leave a comment if you find this helpful. Thanks and Happy Holidays.