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Every year I collect together the most useful Kindle-related URLs. This year there's 50 of them -- and each one has an easy-to-remember shortcut from tinyURL.com. Here's an example.


It almost felt like making a "yearbook" for 2012, because I had shortcuts that were related to some of the biggest stories of the year. For example, this was the year all the Harry Potter books turned up in the Kindle Store. And this year some of my favorite people finally showed up in the Kindle Store -- including Dilbert, Doonesbury, and even George Takei!

Happy new year, everybody!
 

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Some I knew about but most I didn't.
I really appreciate that, Hamerfan. (That list took forever to format for the web, so I probably spent more than an hour pulling it all together!) And you never really know how many people know about which URLs. (After I posted it, there were some complaints that the list didn't also include a shortcut for Project Gutenberg and the other free ebook sites around the web....)

I thought everybody knew about that already, but if there's anybody who still needs that URL, it's...


Happy new year, everybody! :)
 

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Thanks for posting these, MAMK.

I just downloaded one of the free Mp3s, Coldplay's 'Paradise.'

After the download was complete the Customer Also Bought section popped up. Guess what song was available for $.99? 'Paradise.'  :D
 

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What is most useful has to do with what kind of Kindle you have (Fire vs. eInk), any computer you have, whether you have a smartphone, what country you live in, how much money you have, and, above all, your interests.

From my PC, the most useful for me is search.overdrive.com. Second most useful is www.longform.org.

From my Kindle Keyboard, the most useful is perhaps www.readingthenet.com, not for itself, but because it makes so many other url's useful. readingthenet.com is currently down for Kindle webkit browsers, but hopefully just for a few more days.

The most surprising omissions on the OP list may be www.gutenberg.org and www.calibre-ebook.com.

For people in life + 50 countries like Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, and China/Hong Kong/Taiwan, www.gutenberg.ca should rank high.

I am keeping the OP link as a favorites.




 

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There's some links I've not seen yet.  Thanks for sharing.
 

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This link isn't working for me?
http://thekindledailydeal.com/
That's weird. I wonder if Amazon's no longer running that web page? They'd also had a Twitter feed for their Daily Deals, but I took that off the list because Amazon had stopped updating it. Maybe they also discontinued the web page at the same time, to encourage people to come straight to Amazon to discover the daily deal.

Thanks for letting me know!
 

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Just so you know, the Kindle Serial link didn't work for me on my PC.
 

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Just so you know, the Kindle Serial link didn't work for me on my PC.
Thanks, Jesslyn! It turns out I left the "S" off the end of that shortcut. But it works now if you just use...

http://www.tinyurl.com/KindleSerials​
Thanks again!
 

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To shamelessly quote and answer myself:
PhillyGuy said:
From my Kindle Keyboard, the most useful is perhaps www.readingthenet.com, not for itself, but because it makes so many other url's useful. readingthenet.com is currently down for Kindle webkit browsers, but hopefully just for a few more days.
Now back up.
 
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