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Rolling Stones 50 on Kindle- available for a third of the print edition’s price

June 30, 2013
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Rolling Stones 50 on Kindle-  available for a third of the print edition’s price

We have been observing how the prices of e-books on Amazon’s Kindle Store have been steeply declining of late. And yesterday yet another staggering deal was brought to our attention. One of the most high-profile coffee table books of last year was Rolling Stones 50, a staggeringly brilliant 352 page compilation of the journey of…

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A cricket classic – for about one-fifth of its paperback price!

June 22, 2013
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A cricket classic – for about one-fifth of its paperback price!

When it comes to classic cricket books, Wisden Cricketer’s compilation titled “Flying Stumps and Metal Bats” would come near the top of most cricket followers’ lists. A collection of some of the most memorable incidents in the history of the game, reported from the perspectives of its participants and observers, the title is considered one…

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The complete Miss Marple stories – for Rs 14 on the Kindle!

June 19, 2013
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The complete Miss Marple stories – for Rs 14 on the Kindle!

There are few characters that can match the fame of Agatha Christie’s iconic Jane Marple – best known as “Miss Marple” – in the world of detective fiction. For many people, the elderly citizen living in the sleepy village of St. Mary Mead, is every bit as amazing as her creator’s other great detective, Hercule…

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A bestseller every day – FREE! – for Kindle users for two weeks

June 12, 2013
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For e-book lovers in India, it does not really get better than this. For two weeks, starting from today , Kindle users will be able to download a popular bestseller – absolutely free of cost – on to their devices as part of what is being the “Free Kindle E-book Fortnight.” The offer will start…

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Flipkart vs Amazon in India: A bestseller price comparison!

June 5, 2013
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Flipkart vs Amazon in India: A bestseller price comparison!

With Amazon finally starting to sell books in India, book worms in India have a new quandary to tackle – should they order books off Amazon, or stick with the company that has been calling the shots in the online book ordering business in the country, i.e, Flipkart. Well, as we were besieged by queries…

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Now buy books from Amazon in India, with free delivery (for a while)!

June 4, 2013
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Now buy books  from Amazon in India, with free delivery (for a while)!

Yes, we have woken up to the BIG news that one of the world’s largest booksellers, Amazon, has finally arrived in India. In the true sense of the word, that is. You can now head out to www.Amazon.in and order books and films in Indian Rupees and get them delivered in India. And what’s more,…

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Baldacci’s The Hit, Dan Brown’s Inferno much cheaper in e-book editions!

May 14, 2013
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Baldacci’s The Hit, Dan Brown’s Inferno much cheaper in e-book editions!

“Why do e-books cost as much or more than paper ones?”  is a question that we have had to  face many times. And to which, to be honest, we did not have any clear answer. After all, e-books took lesser in terms of paper costs, logistics and transportation, so why did they cost almost as…

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Seven things we love – and three we hate – about the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

May 1, 2013
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Seven things we love – and three we hate – about the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

We were delighted when the Kindle Paperwhite was officially made available to Indian users. And well, being the bookworms we are, we got our hands on one. And have not regretted. No, we would not go so far as to say that the Kindle Paperwhite is perfect. It has its flaws. But it certainly is…

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Kindle Spring Sale Ends on April 29 – 99 e-books for less than Rs 80 each!

April 26, 2013
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Kindle Spring Sale Ends on April 29 – 99  e-books for less than Rs 80 each!

Amazon’s spring sale for its Kindle e-books in India is going to be coming to an end in a couple of days. In case you have not heard, the Spring Sale is a period when Amazon offers some Kindle titles at staggeringly low prices. And with the Kindle Store now open in India, the company…

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Five reasons to grab an e-copy of Dan Brown’s new book (rather than a paper one)

April 11, 2013
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Five reasons to grab an e-copy of Dan Brown’s new book (rather than a paper one)

It is set to hit the stands in May, and there is already a considerable amount of Interest in Dan Brown’s  next Robert Langdon thriller, Inferno. Most websites and bookstores are offering pre-order options for book lovers. Our advice, however, is to opt for an e-book edition of Inferno rather than a paper one. Ths…

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