|02-04-2009, 02:12 PM||#1|
Mommy of Many Interests
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Device: Kindle DX, Sony PRS-505, Cybook Gen3
What might Amazon do with left-over 1st gen Kindles
I'm a reviewer on Amazon and just received and invitation to be a reviewer for their Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest.
About half-way through the email it said that anyone that completes the 40 reviews by March 8th would receive an Amazon Kindle. That definitely caught my attention. I have been resisting the temptation to buy an Amazon Kindle for several months now even though I love my Sony reader(s). But, man, a shot at a free kindle (though I would have to practically take February off and give up sleep in order to read and review 40 books in one month!) has me seriously interested.
I suspect that they would give us 1st generation reviews which might explain what would happen to those "in line" that opted for an upgrade for a Gen 2.
FYI -- here's another theory about the "Major Press Conference that is being held on February 9th: February 8th is the deadline for authors to submit their books for consideration to ABNA. So could February 9th be the official "public" kickoff for ABNA? In a way, that would make more sense.
|02-06-2009, 12:09 PM||#2|
Join Date: Aug 2008
Device: Palm TX, Advent Vega, iPad, iPod Touch, Kindle
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