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Old September 30 2008, 03:04 PM   #1
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Thanks from a Kindle User

I know its been said that the authors and editors don't have any influence over the release of the ebooks, but I was very excited to see that the first book of Destiny was available for pre-order on the Kindle, and has been released today. So if any of you authors or editors passed along our unhappiness with the ebook release schedule over the last few months, resulting in this change, I just want to say thanks, at least for Kindle users.
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Old September 30 2008, 05:49 PM   #2
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I'll be getting myself a Kindle around Christmas, I believe, so this kind of progress is really good to hear.
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Old September 30 2008, 09:10 PM   #3
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Brynthe2 wrote: View Post
I know its been said that the authors and editors don't have any influence over the release of the ebooks, but I was very excited to see that the first book of Destiny was available for pre-order on the Kindle, and has been released today. So if any of you authors or editors passed along our unhappiness with the ebook release schedule over the last few months, resulting in this change, I just want to say thanks, at least for Kindle users.
I second this! I was very frustrated with Fearful Symmetry and Greater Than The Sum taking so long (I think Fearful Symmetry is still not available in a Kindle version). It was nice to see

Frankly, with my reading habits and travel schedules, I just won't buy paperback books anymore. If a Star Trek book isn't available in an ebook edition, I won't be reading it.
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Old October 1 2008, 12:06 AM   #4
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I think Fearful Symmetry is still not available in a Kindle version
Pocket is waiting for the Flip Kindle to be invented.
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Old October 1 2008, 06:50 AM   #5
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Star Trek: Destiny: Gods of Night Book 1 is also available for the Sony Reader as well.
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Old October 13 2008, 03:59 AM   #6
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Brynthe2 wrote: View Post
I know its been said that the authors and editors don't have any influence over the release of the ebooks, but I was very excited to see that the first book of Destiny was available for pre-order on the Kindle, and has been released today. So if any of you authors or editors passed along our unhappiness with the ebook release schedule over the last few months, resulting in this change, I just want to say thanks, at least for Kindle users.
I'd like to second (third?) this. I saw that Destiny was available for pre-order on the Kindle, which is a first for Trek books as far as I know. Although I'm still working through the last few books in the DS9 relaunch, it pleased me to no end that people were listening to the few vocal Kindle owners. Even if that wasn't a contributing factor, believing that it was made me smile.

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(I think Fearful Symmetry is still not available in a Kindle version)....

Frankly, with my reading habits and travel schedules, I just won't buy paperback books anymore. If a Star Trek book isn't available in an ebook edition, I won't be reading it.
Unfortunately, I have to second this, as well. Although I'm still a book away in the relaunch in order to get to Fearful Symmetry, I keep checking Amazon, only to see it's not there. I hope this is just a temporary thing. I don't need a flippable book (although I think that's cool), but at this point, my bookshelf space is so limited and I'm traveling so frequently that if I can't get it on the Kindle, I just don't get it. I hope that Fearful Symmetry comes soon to the Kindle.





.... and if anyone at S&S can get Martyr (New Frontier Book 5) on the Kindle service, I will donate blood and give to charity, as well as offer a few hundred Praise Jebus's to the Great Bird. I splurged this weekend and replaced my entire NF paperback library with Kindle copies. Except for Martyr.
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