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tunstall

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best place to get e-books for my kindle

PostWed Mar 16, 2016 12:19 pm

already posted on FMTTM but i don't think many on there read

i'm looking for some new additions to my kindle library

where's the best place to "acquire" them from?
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PostWed Mar 16, 2016 12:30 pm

mobilsm.org
then use an app called 'Calibre' to convert from .pub to .mobi which is the format that kindle uses
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PostWed Mar 16, 2016 12:36 pm

...or Newsgroups if you have access.

You'll likely get 90% of the popular books there but more specific ones (study etc) are harder to find now that Google etc don't index the Chinese or Saudi sites.
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PostWed Mar 16, 2016 12:40 pm

cheers dudes
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PostWed Mar 16, 2016 1:14 pm

Torrentday or kickass
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PostWed Mar 16, 2016 1:17 pm

tunstall wrote:already posted on FMTTM but i don't think many on there read
:happy:

I have to say that their comprehension leaves a bit to be desired sometimes.
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PostThu Mar 17, 2016 4:50 pm

I download them using newsgroups, rare you cant find what you're looking for. Sometimes you don't get the format you need which is where Calibre, as Bigtl has pointed out, comes in very handy.
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PostSat Apr 30, 2016 3:50 pm

I've downloaded a couple of books and used Calibre to convert to mobi files. Inside the Calibre app the books have covers, yet on the Home screen of my Kindle they don't.

Any ideas??
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PostSun May 01, 2016 8:50 pm

And if you're looking for tech books... http://www.allitebooks.com/
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PostSun May 01, 2016 10:30 pm

Cheers Yoda, couple of decent books I wanted there - MPLS for SDN and the latest Cisco CCDE book.

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