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    Quote Originally Posted by aquarius View Post
    hi guys, i just wanted to ask if it's hard to get books for the kindle? i was reading somewhere that if you have a kindle then you can only buy e-books from amazon, but not all the books on amazon are available for download if you live in australia?
    I really wanted a book off Amazon for my kindle a little while ago and it wasn't available to Australia so I did something really cheeky and changed my country to the USA I got the book.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babalooba View Post
    I really wanted a book off Amazon for my kindle a little while ago and it wasn't available to Australia so I did something really cheeky and changed my country to the USA I got the book.
    Sneaky.... I like

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    thanks guys for the advice on the kindle!

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    Subscribing - I need recommendations too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by babalooba View Post
    I really wanted a book off Amazon for my kindle a little while ago and it wasn't available to Australia so I did something really cheeky and changed my country to the USA I got the book.
    I tried but need to put in an address for the US. How did you do this?

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    Escape by Carolyn Jessop and Infiltration by Colin McLaren are fantastic

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    I have read escape at least 15 times, I LOVE IT!!

    Also enemies of the heart (don't know author off top of my head) its set in nazi Germany and England during ww2

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tam-I-Am View Post
    Well...I'm getting a Kobo Touch for xmas...I decided against a Kindle because of the price difference between a kindle touchscreen and the Kobo Touch.

    Although I don't technically get it until Sunday, it somehow has 80 of my favourite books loaded onto it already *whistles innocently*. I can't wait to get it! I just don't have enough room for all my books anymore!



    There are ways around it. You can download ebooks in the formats that are compatible with the Kindle (epub, pdf etc) and load them manually onto the Kindle. You have to do this via your computer. It's a bit of extra work but not too bad.
    There are actually a couple of programs you can download that will convert any type of e-book to a kindle compatible book and load it on for you.

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    I'm getting Kindel for mothers day so subscribing. The only thing I am annoyed about with it is the lack of cases in Australia. I know they have them but the ones I like are a) over in the US and b) about $80 after p&h.

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    Quote Originally Posted by futureherder View Post
    I'm getting Kindel for mothers day so subscribing. The only thing I am annoyed about with it is the lack of cases in Australia. I know they have them but the ones I like are a) over in the US and b) about $80 after p&h.
    I've had my kindle for over 12 months now and love it! I buy all my cases off ebay. Scored a few for only $1 and they last well.


 

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