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King, just keep feeding that Fornit, I can't wait to see what comes next A Face in the Crowd. Instead of explaining here, I will wait for one of the three sections. I really hate to say it, but yes, the fact it is a short story is what hurt this book, and the reason I gave it a 3 out of 5. There just seemed to be more on the table than what was in the book. The reason I craved more? There could have been a bit more mystery to what was happening.

I figured it out rather quickly as to what was going to happen. Sometimes there is nothing wrong with that. Here there was a problem, though. When you can figure out what is happening in the first few pages of the book, no matter how long it is, it matters about the journey after that. Even though his history was smashed into just a few short pages, Evers history is what made this book. The reasoning behind what happened is enough to read the book. If you have thirty to forty-five minutes to spare, give this book a gander.

Okay, so its no surprise that I am a huuuuuge Stephen King fan. Have been since I was a kid. The thing I love most about reading a King novel is the unexpected. You never know what kind of 'gotcha' moment you're going to get. I bought the ebook copy of Face in the Crowd almost a year ago. It was one of the first ones I bought and And I can say this I was waiting for something to pop out and it didn't.

We meet Dean Evers alone in his condo apartment watching the Red Sox. Its a new habit he picked up after his wife died last year. Strange things start happening while hes watching.

But of course he doesn't believe his old eyes at first. When he sees 'Young Doctor Young' he thinks he's just seeing things. Maybe hes going crazier than a chipmunk on a nut high, maybe not.

As the story unfolds before us Dean sees a new face every game. And yes, that person has expired. He can't seem to fathom why he's seeing the dead. But when he sees his dead wife at the game She reads Dean up one side, down the other then verbally gives him the heave ho in the nuts. Its not long after that when Dean decides to take a taxi to the ball field. There is an easy way to settle this. Though when Dean gets to the ticket booth and asks if a ticket was left by someone for him -and there is- And he is ushered to his seat behind home plate.

While he sits there a friend calls his phone. The man gushes about how an officer came by and told him Dean was dead The cop was wrong. And if his friend was seeing him He' be seeing him soon. I liked this novel. It had me laughing almost all the way through it. The main character Evers himself is a big arrogant ass but.. I wish it had been longer and more to it. I enjoyed it that much.

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Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? In May , Amazon released the official Kindle Audio Adapter for reading e-books aloud via a text-to-speech TTS system for the blind and visually impaired. Once connected, the reader uses the Voiceview for Kindle feature to navigate the interface and listen to e-books via TTS. This feature only supports e-books, not audiobooks or music. Using the accessory reduces the Paperwhite 3's battery life to six hours.

As an alternative to the official adapter, a generic USB to audio converter will also work with Voiceview. Kindle devices support dictionary and Wikipedia look-up functions when highlighting a word in an e-book. The font type, size and margins can be customized. Users needing accessibility due to vision can use an audio adapter to listen any e-book read aloud on supported Kindles or those with trouble reading text may use the Amazon Ember Bold font for darker text and other fonts may have bold font versions.

The Kindle also contains experimental features such a web browser that uses NetFront based on WebKit. The Kindle's operating system updates are designed to be received wirelessly and installed automatically during a period in sleep mode in which Wi-Fi is turned on.

In addition to the document types mentioned above, this service can be used to send unprotected MOBI files to a user's Kindle library.

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A sharing limit typically ranges from one to six devices, depending on an undisclosed number of licenses set by the publisher. When a limit is reached, the user must remove the e-book from some device [] or unregister a device containing the e-book [] in order to add the e-book to another device.

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All clippings are appended to a single file, which can be downloaded over a USB cable. On July 18, , Amazon began a program that allows college students to rent Kindle textbooks from three different publishers for a fixed period of time. Kindle devices may report information about their users' reading data that includes the last page read, how long each e-book was opened, annotations, bookmarks, notes, highlights, or similar markings to Amazon.

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On April 17, , Samsung announced it would discontinue its own e-book store effective July 1, and it partnered with Amazon to create the Kindle for Samsung app optimized for display on Samsung Galaxy devices. The app uses Amazon's e-book store and it includes a monthly limited selection of free e-books. On June , Amazon released the Page Flip feature to its Kindle applications that debuted on its e-readers a few years previously.

Concurrently with the release of the first Kindle device, Amazon launched Kindle Direct Publishing , used by authors and publishers to independently publish their books directly to Kindle and Kindle Apps worldwide.

A number of companies have already experimented with delivering active content through the Kindle's bundled browser, and the KDK gives sample code, documentation and a Kindle Simulator together with a new revenue sharing model for developers. In October , Amazon announced that the Voyage and future e-readers would not support active content because most users prefer to use apps on their smartphones and tablets, but the Paperwhite first generation and earlier Kindles would continue to support active content.

Specific Kindle device sales numbers are not released by Amazon; however, according to anonymous inside sources, over three million Kindles had been sold as of December , [] while external estimates, as of Q, place the number at about 1. In January , Amazon announced that digital books were outselling their traditional print counterparts for the first time ever on its site, with an average of Kindle editions being sold for every paperback editions.

Working Kindles in good condition can be sold, traded, donated or recycled in the aftermarket. Due to some Kindle devices being limited to use as reading device and the hassle of reselling Kindles, some people choose to donate their Kindle to schools, developing countries, literacy organizations, or charities. Hart , will take donations of e-readers that can be refurbished to give to people in need. Whether in good condition or not, Kindles should not be disposed of in normal waste due to the device's electronic ink components and batteries.

Instead, Kindles at the end of their useful life should be recycled. In the United States, Amazon runs their own program, 'Take Back', which allows owners to print out a prepaid shipping label, which can be used to return the device for disposal.

On July 17, , Amazon withdrew from sale two e-books by George Orwell , Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four , refunding the purchase price to those who had bought them, and remotely deleted these titles from purchasers' devices without warning after discovering the publisher lacked rights to publish the titles in question; in the U. Ars Technica argued that the deletion violated the Kindle's Terms of Service, which states in part: Upon your payment of the applicable fees set by Amazon, Amazon grants you the non-exclusive right to keep a permanent copy of the applicable Digital Content and to view, use and display such Digital Content an unlimited number of times, solely on the Device or as authorized by Amazon as part of the Service and solely for your personal, non-commercial use.

Amazon spokesman Drew Herdener stated that the company is " Bezos said the action was "stupid", and that the executives at Amazon "deserve the criticism received". Bruguier argued that Amazon had violated its terms of service by remotely deleting the copy of Nineteen Eighty-Four he purchased, in the process preventing him from accessing annotations he had written.

Gawronski's copy of the e-book was also deleted without his consent, and found Amazon used deceit in an email exchange. The complaint, which requested class-action status, asked for both monetary and injunctive relief. For copies of Works purchased pursuant to TOS granting "the non-exclusive right to keep a permanent copy" of each purchased Work and to "view, use and display [such Works] an unlimited number of times, solely on the [Devices] S unless a the user consents to such deletion or modification; b the user requests a refund for the work or otherwise fails to pay for the work e.

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