Amazon to Publish Inaugural Books Selected by Kindle Scout

Feb 24, 2015


Amazon announced that customers can pre-order the first 10 titles discovered through Kindle Scout, Amazon's reader-powered publishing platform. The books, which will be released on March 3, are the first to be published under the digital publishing banner Kindle Press. To date, there have been 21 titles selected for publication by Kindle Press, with more books submitted and selected daily.

Kindle Scout also began accepting Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, and Action & Adventure submissions in addition to Romance, Mystery/Thriller and Science Fiction. Learn more about the inaugural Kindle Press books and submit your manuscript to Kindle Scout at

The first 10 Kindle Press books to be published on March 3, 2015 are:

According to Amazon a Scout considers, on average, 9 excerpts before nominating a title to be published. On average a Kindle Scout author receives a publishing decision after submitting a book within 31 days. If a Kindle Press author does not earn at least $25,000 during his 5-year contract, he can request his rights back