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Amazon Curates ‘Short Reads’ Section on Website

amazon304Amazon has created a curated section on its website dedicated to “Short Reads: Great Stories in One Sitting.”

You can browse the section based on how long you have to read. eBook Singles and the like are divided into various time increments including: 15 mins; 30 mins; 45 mins; one hour; 90 mins and more than 2 hours. Amazon is promoting its eBook singles line Kindle Singles, as well as its fan fiction line Kindle Worlds on the site. In addition, Day One, Amazon’s weekly literary journal also has prime placement on the page.

Thin Reads has more: “Short Reads appears dedicated to short pieces of fiction and nonfiction.   The stories are about 20-100 pages and in length, with most priced between 99 cents and $1.99.”

 

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