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Another techno numpty question!

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phoenix Wed 02-Mar-16 16:11:06

Afternoon all, I have a hudl and bought a book from Kobo, the Hudl reading app. (Really enjoying reading it!)

Now, question. I have seen several really cheap ebooks on Amazon, would I be able read them on my Hudl, or do I need to download an app?

Thanks in advance.

Humbertbear Wed 02-Mar-16 16:16:52

To download books from Amazon you need the Kindle app, which is free. I don't know the Hudl but on my iPad I read books on kindle, kobo and iBooks. I log into Kobo as my daughter and that way we can share books, and the cost of them.

FarNorth Wed 02-Mar-16 16:20:26

I have a hudl but have never heard of Kobo!
I have the Kindle app on it to get books from Amazon, also Overdrive for borrowing ebooks from the local library (yes, we still have one of those).

Charleygirl Wed 02-Mar-16 16:31:49

phoenix please do not buy the "quick reads" which Kindle has to offer. Very few are worth the money and one can read them in no time at all. I have only found one to date with a decent story line.

I have a stack of around 10 books on my Kindle which were free. I agree, many are very cheap and if you look on line by googling Amazon- maybe that is what you did- the sky is the limit I find.

Coolgran65 Wed 02-Mar-16 16:38:51

I've bought all of my books for my Kindle from Amazon, about 70 so far, most were free, some were 99p or thereabouts. I would recommend that you read the reviews of any book from an author that you are unfamiliar with, and I buy nothing with a star rating of less than 4/5.

Also, you can - at least with the Kindle - sync to your iphone which is really handy to catch up on a few pages here and there smile

phoenix Wed 02-Mar-16 16:45:07

Thank you all for the replies, much appreciated!

I have downloaded the app, and 2 free books!

Admittedly 1 was by accident blush but never mind.

Stansgran Wed 02-Mar-16 16:50:59

I also use Bookbub which is variable in the quality of books offered. If I don't know the author sometimes they are self published and can be pretty dreadful . If the publisher prices a book at £8.99 and then a special offer for 99p it may well be a good buy,sometimes it's the second in a series to get you hooked if you see what I mean.