Amazon allows people to lend their Kindle books, provided the publisher has agreed to allow lending. A Kindle book can only be lent one time, so choose carefully which friend you want to lend a Kindle book to. Kindle books can be lent to another reader for up to 14 days, with no option for extension.
You can easily share Kindle books between family members, but you’ll have to set up an Amazon Household first. In addition being able to share Prime benefits, creating an Amazon Household gives you access to Family Library, a shared collection of books and audiobooks downloaded on Kindle apps and devices.
Can you send an ebook to someone else?
Head to Amazon and find the Kindle version of the book you want to gift. Then click the “Give as Gift” button. You can choose to e-mail the e-book gift to the recipient with a future delivery date, or print out a voucher (which you can then place in a greeting card).
Can I lend an ebook to a friend?
Go to the Manage Your Content and Devices and locate the title you’d like to loan. Select the Actions button then select Loan this title on your eligible title. Enter the recipient’s personal email address and optional message then select Send. Select Send now and a book loan notification is sent to the recipient.
Amazon has a feature that allows a maximum of two adults per family to share Kindle eBooks with each other. If your partner buys a book from Kindle, there is no need for you to buy the same title. You can share the read at no extra cost. Simply log into your Amazon.com account and go to your Account Settings.
Why can’t I lend a Kindle book?
Why You Can’t Always Lend Kindle Books
To see if a book is eligible or not, open its product page on Amazon and scroll down the page until you see the ‘Product details’ section. If it says ‘Lending: Enabled,’ you’ll be able to lend the book without a problem.
Go to the Content page and choose Books. Select the title you wish to share and click Add to Library. A new window opens up to give you the Family Library options.
It’s true: Amazon allows you to share certain Kindle books with anyone you want, as long as you have the email address associated with their Amazon account.
How do I send an eBook via email?
To add an e-mail account, visit the Personal Document Settings page at Manage Your Kindle. To send a document to your Kindle device or app, simply attach it to an e-mail addressed to your Send-to-Kindle e-mail. It is not necessary to include a subject in the email.
Can you gift a Kobo eBook?
Kobo eGift Cards are the perfect present for any reader. You can send Kobo eGifts by email.
How can I give a book as a gift?
Buy & send digital gifts
- Open the Google Play Store app .
- Search for a book you want to send as a gift.
- Tap the book to go to the detail page.
- Tap Gift .
- Follow the onscreen instructions. An email with a gift code is immediately sent to the recipient and a copy of the email is sent to you.
Here’s how: In a book, drag across the text you’d like to share. In the menu that appears next to the selection, tap the arrow button until the Share button is visible. Tap Share.
Can I lend a book from iBooks?
All replies. ibooks (and other content) are tied to your account, and there isn’t currently a way to lend (or copy/transfer) them to another account – so unless your friend has access to your account then no, you can’t lend it.