|About the Book|
This book was written with two purposes in mind:1 - To help you, the Kindle owner, discover the wealth of free or very low-cost content that’s available across the internet. Free to Read not only covers all the typical sources for free KindleMoreThis book was written with two purposes in mind:1 - To help you, the Kindle owner, discover the wealth of free or very low-cost content that’s available across the internet. Free to Read not only covers all the typical sources for free Kindle titles, it also points out sites across the web that youll want to bookmark and return to time after time (as the available content changes frequently). Free To Read covers all the various e-book formats you might encounter and how you can convert them for reading on your Kindle. We also point out a number of web-based services that can enhance your Kindles value to you (e.g., Instapaper, Collection Builder, and more).2 - To help you get YOUR content on your Kindle. Whether you use a PC running Windows or a Mac, this book will show you how to transform your content into a format that your Kindle understands. We cover several software packages in depth (both Mac and PC), giving step-by-step guides and hints along the way. Perhaps you just want to put your familys genealogical research on your Kindle. Or maybe youve written a book and youd like to produce a Kindle-bookstore ready version. Whether the projects large or small, this book will give you the information you need to begin taking advantage of this great new opportunity.We also provide a number of tips and tricks for your Kindle, whether a first generation device or the new Kindle Touch. Some, like the hidden Minesweeper game you may have seen but others (like implementing a unix shell session on your Kindle) will probably surprise you.