Amazon’s Kindle Singles format launched last month and so far the retailer has about 22 different titles available for sale. Leaving Home: Short Pieces by Jodi Picoult is currently the No. 1 Kindle Single, followed by Lifted by Evan Ratliff at No. 2.
TED Books, the publishing house behind the TED Conferences, has three different big idea Kindle Single books available. Nic Marks’ The Happiness Manifesto: How Nations and People Can Nurture Well-Being is currently ranked at No. 3 in the Kindles Single store.
Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans’s TED book, Homo Evolutis: Please Meet the Next Human Species, is ranked at No. 5.
Journey to the Edge of the Light: A Story of Love, Leukemia and Transformation by Cristina Nehring is No. 4.
Readers discuss the topic a bit more on social networking site Quora. GalleyCat explains how authors and publishers can use the site: “The site links to your Twitter or Facebook accounts, letting you interact with your friends while asking and answering questions. We recommend new users start with the Books, Bookstores, Libraries, Publishing, Self-Publishing or Creative Writing topics as they explore the rapidly growing site. Below, we’ve linked to five simple ways authors and publishers are using Quora.”
Which Kindle Singles are you reading?