|11-07-2009, 02:54 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2009
Amazon selling epub ebooks???
Just had a browse of amazon.com, and it seems that they are now selling epub versions of books to those without kindles.
Is this correct, or is it just amazon telling us that the kindle version originaly came from an epub? I'm a bit confused
Last edited by Frogmarch1987; 11-07-2009 at 02:58 PM.
|11-07-2009, 03:08 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Texas, US
Device: Kindle 2, PRS-600 Black, PRS-650 Red, Adam w/ Pixel Qi(pre-ordered)
I couldn't download a sample since I am from the United States. However I noted that both of those titles said (Kindle Edition) at the end. I doubt they are really epub editions. I imagine the publisher had that as part of the file name and Amazon was too stupid to remove it when they converted it.
|11-07-2009, 03:26 PM||#3|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mississippi, USA
Device: Kindle 3, Kobo Glo HD
In the case of The Eye of the World, there is also a separate US Kindle version (ASIN: B002U3CCYM) that does not say "ePub" but is also an AZW (MOBI) ebook converted by Amazon from an ePub. See Kindle in an ePub World.
|11-07-2009, 05:49 PM||#4|
Manic Do Fuse
Join Date: Oct 2006
Device: Sony 500, 505, 350, Kindle 3, DXG, nook, Irex DR800SG, iPad
In Amazon's world ePub means "European Publication."
|11-07-2009, 05:53 PM||#5|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Device: EB 1150, EZ Reader, Literati, iPad 2 & Air 2
|11-07-2009, 08:18 PM||#6|
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