Harry Potter Comes to Kindle Lending Library

May 11, 2012

If you are one of the few people left who haven't read the Harry Potter novels, perhaps you just haven't had the right access: hardcovers, paperbacks, ebooks sold through the Pottermore website. None of those options worked for you, but don't fret. Starting on June 19, you'll be able to borrow the ebooks from the Kindle Lending Library, giving you one more option to read J.K. Rowling's ubiquitous series.

As Amazon put it in a press release, "Owning a Kindle just got a whole lot better for magic-loving Muggles." Amazon purchased an exclusive license from Rowling's Pottermore which allows for the unlimited lending of the seven Potter novels through the  Kindle Owners Lending Libraries.

(www.amazon.com, www.pottermore.com)

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