Despite eliminating many costs associated with regular books, e-books are often more expensive than paperbacks.
Here’s a question I got on our Facebook page.
The Kindle version of Life or Debt on Amazon costs $9.73, but they’re selling the paperback for as little as $6.00.
Are books on Kindle cheaper?
Yes most of the books I buy are less expensive than the paperback books available. They are generally cheaper than in a bookstore, plus you can get Kindle Unlimited, which lets you ‘borrow’ up to 10 books at once.
How much does books cost on Kindle?
At $9.99 per month, Kindle Unlimited costs about $120 per year. E-books on Amazon can vary wildly in price, from $0.99 to hundreds of dollars. During 2013, e-books on the Digital Book World best-sellers’ list mostly sold for between $7 and $8 on average (the price in the most recent recorded week in 2014 was $7.52).
How many books are in a Kindle?
The first-generation Kindle offers 2GB of storage, sufficient to store about 1,400 books, according to Amazon.com. The Kindle Touch doubles the storage capacity to 4GB and can hold about 3,000 books.
Do you get any free books with Kindle?
You can also browse Amazon’s limited-time free Kindle books to find out what books are free right now. If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can get a free Kindle eBook every month through the Amazon First Reads program.