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The power of reading about someone like you

Author Crystal Swain-Bates writes her own rules about what a children’s book should look like.

Best books of the year

Amazon book editors weigh in on book trends and best books of 2018.

A look back at 10 years of the Amazon Kindle

A decade ago this month, Amazon introduced the device and service that together would become synonymous with digital reading. Here's how Kindle—and with it, the way people read—has evolved.

Obsessed with independence

Peter Korn and Amazon’s accessibility teams work to level the playing field, and make friction-free shopping available to everyone.

Kindle Reading Fund

The Kindle Reading Fund is a program that seeks to make books more easily available to communities around the world through digital reading. The Fund will donate Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and Kindle eBooks to further reading around the world. Initial programs in the Fund include:

Kindle at 10

Reading just keeps getting better.

Introducing new accessibility features on Kindle and Fire

Accessible Math arrives on Kindle e-books; new Gestures come to VoiceView on Fire

A world where everyone can be a reader

Cultivating a love of reading by donating ebooks to young readers in Africa.
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8 Amazon facts you didn’t know

You probably already know that we have super-fast shipping and that Jeff Bezos launched our company from his garage. But did you realize that we hand out as many as 5,000 free bananas a day to Seattleites passing by our offices?

Rewriting the rules of fiction

When it comes to writing and selling love stories, Barbara Freethy is an entrepreneurial force.

Bringing her books back into print

Veteran author can reach kids again.
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