News

Amazon wants to replace your library card

Amazon wants to replace your library card

AMAZON:The Kindle Unlimited service costs $9.99 a month — and will let users read as much as they want from the more than 600,000 titles in Amazon Kindle's online "library." Photo: Reuters

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s Amazon’s latest effort to become a big part of your world — if it isn’t already.

The company has rolled out a new subscription service that allows users unlimited access to thousands of e-books and audiobooks.

The Kindle Unlimited service costs $9.99 a month — and will let users read as much as they want from the more than 600,000 titles in Amazon Kindle’s online “library.”

Users will also be able to check out of any of the thousands of Amazon’s books in audio form. Amazon is offering a free 30-day trial to entice users to try the service.

Recently Amazon has launched a video streaming box and grocery delivery service, unveiled plans for a smartphone — and expanded its Sunday delivery service, all for members of its Prime service.

Local Headlines

in Local

Bird Flu Meetings

Fresh
Bird Flu 1240

Iowa farmers who have been dealing with thousands of dead chickens attracting flies for weeks are frustrated...

in Local

Perry In Iowa

Fresh
rickperry

Rick Perry made a stop in LeMars...

in Local

Bird Flu Bird Disposal

Fresh
Bird Flu 1240

Birds killed or destroyed in the wake of a bird flu outbreak should be disposed of or incinerated within the next week.

in Local

Jackson County Accident

Fresh
Car Accident 1280

A person from Worthington was injured in a two vehicle accident...

in Local

Memorial Day Programs

americanflag (2)

There will be several Memorial Day Programs in the broadcast area Monday morning...