Kindle reading question

seagrass_gw

I have purchased quite a few hard-backed books from Amazon that I want to have in my physical library. Since I own them (and paid more than the Kindle version) is there a way to put them on my new Paperwhite to read on our trip without lugging them along?? I'm also a prime member.

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ravencajun Zone 8b TX

I personally am not aware of that possibility. But I am definitely not certain.

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seagrass_gw

Thanks for your research, raven. Guess I'll have to enjoy them as they were meant to be!! I have pain in my hands. My husband bought me a first generation Kindle when I was traveling with him on business, before that I would go to charity shops and buy ratty paperbacks for .50 or so. I didn't have my own laptop then. We worked in Europe, so our checked bags (2) could weigh 50 lbs. each. I took loads of paperbacks and just left them behind. More room for ceramics, food and kitchenware on the way home!!

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aok27502

Are they available from the library? I use the Overdrive app to borrow. They come through Amazon. Ours are loaned for three weeks, but if you had internet access, you could borrow mid-trip if necessary.

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lulu bella

So many books are available from the library (kindle). Also, amazon does have many books for free as well.

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terilyn

Sign up for Book Bub emails, they will send you offers every day for free or really cheap books.

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ravencajun Zone 8b TX

I get Book Bub and Book Gorilla emails daily. They provide a list of free and discounted books in your preferred category. Plus you can go to Amazon and search for free Kindle books.

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Mystical Manns

Also check in on Amazon, they frequently put older books on sale. It might gall you to pay another fee for a book you already own, but if it's down to $2.99 or something it could be worth it. I did that with a series I owned in paperback, and eventually was able to have the whole thing in my Kindle.

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salonva

I am a very big fan of kindle, and 99% of the time I have been able to get what I want from the library (sometimes on a wait list - not immediately). In addition to what has been suggested here, for old books, more like many classics, there is a site gutenberg.org which shares for free. These are books that are no longer protected by copylaw - I read a great one- Three Men on a Boat by Jerome K Jerome for example. Lots of them are FREE.

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