"Not adequate books" explain Kindle Unlimited subscribers
October 10, 2014 - Kindle Unlimited
10 Oct 2014
Last updated during 16:06 GMT
Amazon says all a Harry Potter books, The Hunger Games and other endowment winners are available
Two of a UK’s biggest publishers are self-denial books from Amazon’s new subscription service.
Amazon says some-more than 700,000 books are permitted by a service.
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“…when we looked for several good famous authors like Peter James and Agatha Christie, they didn’t have any.”
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Amazon hosts over 3 million books, newspapers and magazines – though reduction than a entertain can be downloaded regulating a service.
Publishers already have agreements in place with Amazon that extent a grade to that a association can bonus their titles.
Avid reader Maxine Alexander from Morecambe said: “Kindle Unlimited gives a sense we can have whatever we wish for £7.99 a month.
“But when we looked for several good famous authors like Peter James and Agatha Christie, they didn’t have any.
“Morecambe Library has some-more things that we would wish to read.”
Liz Thomson a editor of Book Brunch, a edition trade repository explained: “The large publishers like HarperCollins that reason a Agatha Christie and JRR Tolkien estates are not included.
“It’s since they have sealed adult to an group model, whereby a publishers set a cost of books, tying a volume Amazon can discount.”
HarperCollins and Penguin have also both launched their possess direct-to-consumer websites.
Amazon said: “There are many publishers participating in a programme and we design to supplement some-more over time.
“We already know a US business adore a event to learn new authors and genres, and that is what Kindle Unlimited now offers to a business in a UK.”