Category Archives: free

“Go the F–k to Sleep” audiobook version currently free from Audible

By now you’ve probably heard of the new pseudo-children’s book “Go the Fuck to Sleep”, which was conceived as a joke by the author for his friends, but then turned viral and was transformed into an actual book. If you’re … Continue reading

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Readability adds “send to Kindle” support

Readability, the free service that makes web pages easier on the eyes with a simple click, has introduced a new “send to Kindle” feature. This is essentially what Kindlebility has been offering for a few months, but now it’s baked … Continue reading

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No time to look for good articles? Let Delivereads do it

Look at how many awesome tools we now have to keep ourselves stocked with high-quality reading material: Instapaper and Read It Later are great services if you’ve found an article you want to save for later; Readability and Readable do … Continue reading

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Red Lemonade launches, offers another take on the “social slush pile”

Richard Nash’s new reading and writing community is another entry in the growing “social slush pile” website category. Is it a valid way to find new quality writing? Continue reading

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Get ’em while they’re free: 5 books that became famous movies

There’s been a dearth of interesting (to my eye) titles available for free on the Kindle store lately, so I’m happy this morning to post about a set of five new releases to make up for it. Well, “new” isn’t … Continue reading

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Amazon offering 56 TextVook mini titles for free

Vook, the company that mixes audio and video with ebooks, has just released a new line called TextVook. The titles are short (about 4,000 words) and offer concise overviews of topics from subjects like science, law, and world history. They … Continue reading

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Free Stephen King short story from The Atlantic

It’s almost impossible to find a free Stephen King short story these days, so I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the entire text of a new work, “Herman Wouk Is Still Alive,” has been published by The Atlantic on … Continue reading

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Make your Kindle look busted with this screensaver

Why in the world would you want to make your Kindle look like the screen has been smashed? I dunno, but here are some ideas: To make it less appealing to thieves. To elicit sympathy from nosy coworkers, non-crazy subway … Continue reading

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