Amazon Is Giving Away Free E-Books to Prime Members

By Dianna Dilworth 

Amazon has added a new perk for Prime members: Free e-books.

The Amazon Prime Reading program now offers members access to more than 1,000 popular e-books. The content ranges from fiction and short essays to comics and magazines. Titles on the list include: The Hobbit; Harry Potter; The Man in the High Castle; as well as travel guides from Lonely Planet.

“This is a new and exciting way for our premium brands to reach and engage with Amazon’s Prime members,” stated Monica Ray, executive vice president of consumer marketing at CondĂ© Nast. “Prime readers can now keep up with all the latest news, trends, tips and so much more with the rotating selection of our magazine brands.”

Customers can purchase a subscription for $99 a year or $10.99 a month.