Amazon Prime members now have access to free books, magazines, and comics
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Sports Illustrated, PEOPLE, Scott Pilgrim, and The Hobbit. There's a rather decent selection of considerably popular titles currently available, and although it might seem a bit lacking to some people, we fully expect Amazon to expand to the selection of available content as time goes on. Even better, you don't need a Kindle to access this content! Prime Reading is accessible from your phone, tablet, or your computer through the Kindle app, and this certainly makes the service much for accessible to folks who don't do quite enough reading to justify the purchase of a physical Kindle.Prime Reading is currently exclusive to Prime subscribers who are in the US, and the new addition is rather self-explanatory. Similar to how Prime Instant Video and Prime Music function, Prime Reading will give subscribers free access to a curated selection of books, magazines, and even comics. Some of the most notable titles include
The inclusion of Prime Reading comes hot off the heels of Twitch Prime that Amazon introduced just yesterday. Twitch Prime allows Prime members to get exclusive discounts on new releases and pre-orders of video games, and if you link your Amazon Prime account to your Twitch.tv one, you'll also get ad-free viewing of Twitch content, exclusive access to certain in-game content, and the ability to subscribe to one Twitch channel for free every single month.
It's new additions like these that truly make the $99/year membership cost worth it, and if you happen to be a student, you can snag that membership for just $49/year.