Two models of the Amazon Kindle stand side by side on display.

Two models of the Amazon Kindle stand side by side on display. (Reuters)

Amazon Unveils Unlimited Kindle Reading, Listening

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The e-commerce giant announced a new subscription service called Kindle Unlimited that will allow customers to read and listen to more than 600,000 books for $9.99 per month.

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"With Kindle Unlimited, you won't have to think twice before you try a new author or genre--you can just start reading and listening,” Russ Grandinetti, senior vice president, Kindle said in a press release Friday.

The new service is available starting Friday on Kindle devices or through Amazon’s (AMZN) Kindle reading apps for mobile devices. Users can also start a free 30-day trial to try it before subscribing.

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