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Old 07-04-2008, 02:09 PM   #1
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Stephen King fans......`

"The Stand" is now available from amazon.com for Kindle.......whoo hoo!!

http://www.amazon.com/The-Stand/dp/B...5194763&sr=1-1
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Old 07-04-2008, 02:13 PM   #2
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"The Stand" is now available from amazon.com for Kindle.......whoo hoo!!

http://www.amazon.com/The-Stand/dp/B...5194763&sr=1-1
Woo hoo!, Thanks for posting that. That was the book I selected in the thread about books we wanted to see as ebooks. It's been downloaded!
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Old 07-04-2008, 03:26 PM   #3
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Ooooohh .... that is so tempting. But, I've read it four times already I think. And it's the complete unabridged edition, that runs 1100+ pages in hardback.
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Already bought from Fictionwise with a handy 100% micropay rebate
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Old 07-04-2008, 04:22 PM   #5
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Ya know I would have bought it there too, but they don't download for kindle...or am I missing something?
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Old 07-04-2008, 05:05 PM   #6
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Afraid I have a Sony so I don't know, but I'm sure if its legal to remove the drm you can convert formats easily enough
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Old 07-04-2008, 05:31 PM   #7
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Ya know I would have bought it there too, but they don't download for kindle...or am I missing something?
I only see 2 versions of the file available for free. eReader and Microsoft Reader. I got the free one for Microsoft Reader so that it can be read on my computer but I'm having some issues.

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Activation Error
Microsoft Activation Server is unavailable

Microsoft Activation Server is offline for regular maintenance or upgrade, or it may have technical difficulties now. Please try activating again later
I'll try again later.

Edit: Don't anyone else try this. It looks like I still got charged the $17.95 and it was added to my "micropay" account. So, far this book was not free to me from Fictionwise.

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Old 07-04-2008, 06:09 PM   #8
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Available for free? Where did you see that? The 0$ in there is relative. The 100% micropay would mean the book is free, but it's not. You have to pay for it. You just get a credit of 17,95 to spend in OTHER ebooks.

Or at least that's what I understood. Anyway, booksonboard have a PRC version, for 13.86$.
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Old 07-04-2008, 06:50 PM   #9
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Well, I have learned my lesson in the ways of Micropay. I'll stick to Amazon. I already bought it for $9.99.
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Old 07-04-2008, 07:38 PM   #10
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And this is why........

The kindle is going to be such a success......its too easy to buy a book. Badda bing badda boom.......click a button and its done. No muss no fuss.....no coupons, low prices, clean and easy no matter where you are......almost.......and I know that behind the scenes, they gotta be working on international availability. Too much money to be made,.
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