Amazon already offers subscriptions to newspapers and magazines, and today the company announced plans to do the same for serial novels.
A new service for Kindle owners, called Kindle Serials, lets customers subscribe to a serial novel. Buyers purchase the content up front, then have it delivered to their device automatically as new installments are published. Along the way, readers can provide feedback about the series, something Amazon hopes will bring a modern approach to the genre.
The feature is launching with eight series, including a yoga murder mystery called "Downward-Facing Death." Each is priced at $1.99, … Read more