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25Feb

Off The KUF Volume Three. An anthology of novellas by KUF Authors.

Off the KUF Volume 3 is an anthology of novellas, guaranteed to appeal to readers of all genres! This book brings together six novellas into one 125,000-word collection. Each contains narratives of more depth and richness than a short story could ha...

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09Dec

Off The KUF Volume Two. An anthology of short fiction by KUF Authors.

Now Available at Amazon for £1.99 Off the KUF Volume 2 is an anthology of short fiction, guaranteed to appeal to readers of all genres! Whether you're a fan of mysteries, thrillers, historicals, romance, humour, literary fiction, horror or science...

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04Nov

Off The KUF Volume One. An anthology of short fiction by KUF Authors.

Now Available at Amazon for £1.99 Off the KUF Volume 1 is an anthology of short fiction, guaranteed to appeal to readers of all genres! Whether you're a fan of mysteries, thrillers, historicals, romance, humour, literary fiction, horror or science...

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18Oct

Amazon Release the Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon have released the all new Kindle Fire HDX in the UK. Boasting a huge number of improvements over older models, including ultra-fast processors, improved displays and even 4g, the new HDX is one of the most powerful Android tablets currently a...

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16Aug

20% Off Kindle Accessories at Amazon Until 2nd Sept 2013

How it works: Select an Accessory from the Kindle Store. Choose an accessory and click "Add to basket". Make sure that the chosen accessory fits your Kindle device. On the "Pay" page during checkout, enter KINDLE20 into the field "Gift Cards + Promo...

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23May

Get Free Kindle Fire Apps Daily with KUF

We are pleased to announce that we now have a service which will keep you up-to-date with the latest Free Kindle Fire apps every day. Not only do we list all the day's latest freebies, but we also have a subscription service which will send you the...

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07May

Nook for £29.00 from Argos

This has already been mentioned about other retailers who have sold out, but Argos still appear to have stock. You can grab hold of a Nook for just £29.00 (saving of £50.00) from Argos now for collection or delivery. Get the Nook for £29 from Arg...

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03Apr

Read a good book lately? Recommend it to our readers and spread the word.

Did you know that we have our very own Kindle eBook recommendation list on the forum that can help you decide the next great book you are going to read? Using our simple system you can easily browse the books recommended by our members and even add...

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29Mar

Link your books to your visitors' correct Amazon store automatically.

I just wanted to remind everyone about our Authl.it system which will automatically direct your readers to their correct Amazon store (.co.uk, .com, .ca etc) via a single short link. The system is dead easy to use. To create a link, either go to htt...

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29Mar

Kindle Fire Software Updates

Amazon have pushed  software updates for the Kindle Fire (2nd gen) and Kindle Fire HD. These updates, version 7.3.0/8.3.0 for Kindle Fire HD 7" / 8.9" and 10.3.0 for Kindle Fire are available in both the UK and US and add some new features to the d...

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26Mar

Buy one, get one half price on Kindle Accessories at Amazon.co.uk

From now until April 16th 2013, Amazon.co.uk have a special promotion on selected Kindle and Kindle Fire Accessories. The accessories on offer include cases and covers and even speakers and styli. How it works : First select the device you own (e.g....

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24Mar

Kindle Spring Sale Now On. Hundreds of eBooks from 99p

Plant the seeds for a book-filled spring with hundreds of great titles on sale from £0.99 each. Choose from a selection of bestsellers and hot new releases to popular authors and debut novelists. Offer ends 11:59 pm, April 4, 2013. Additional terms...

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19Mar

Converting from ePub to Kindle (Mobi) with Kindle Previewer

There are plenty of ways to convert books from ePub to Kindle .Mobi format including the superb Calibre, but did you know that Amazon's very own Kindle Previewer App can do the conversion too and also make a very good job of it. Converting is incred...

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18Mar

Apple no longer require an ISBN to publish on iBookstore

In the past, publishing on Apple's iBookstore has required the publisher to purchase an ISBN (International Standard Book Number), something which could add a significant cost. This requirement made Apple's platform less appealing to indie authors t...

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15Mar

Amazon's major flaw with its Kindle Fire UK sales strategy

Show me the Apps !!! I've been griping about this for a while on and off, but I feel it's time to dedicate a whole post to this. What is the problem? In a nutshell, the problem is that there is no UK web based app store for the Kindle Fire (or in fac...

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15Mar

Chrome on Fire : Improve your Kindle Fire web browsing experience.

Amazon's Silk browser on the Kindle Fire leaves a lot to be desired, so if you are fed up with your web browser crashing or websites not working properly you may want to check out our Chrome APK for Kindle Fire. Google's Chrome is one of the best br...

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15Mar

Amazon release the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" in the UK and Europe

It's taken Amazon a little while to get around to it, but now the Kindle Fire HD is available in its highest spec featuring an 8,9 inch screen. Available in two flavours, 16gb and 32gb, is the new Fire set to steal Apple and Google's thunder? We're...

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15Mar

KUF Website Redesign Launched!

If you are one of our regular members, you will have noticed something different about the Kindle Users Forum today. If it's your first time here, then welcome to our new and improved website. You may be thinking that not an awful lot has changed on...

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21Feb

Independent booksellers sue Amazon and the big six publishers over ebooks

http://www.guardian.co.uk... "In a case of David against Goliath, three independent US bookshops are taking on Amazon and six of the biggest publishers in America in a class-action lawsuit accusing the internet giant of creating an ebook monopoly tha...

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11Feb

E-Ink Holdings face patent lawsuit - could spell trouble for Amazon and the Kindle

CTI (CopyTele Inc), a business that, in their own words, are experts in patent monetization filed a suit alleging theft of technology used in e-ink displays used on eReaders including the Kindle, Nook and Kobo. The suit makes a claim that E Ink Holdi...

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