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2 stars out of 5
· 2/3/2016
Highlights and Notes

The app syncs books, notes, and marks across all your devices, which is great. However, on the PC version, it is very difficult to take notes or highlight anything. When you highlight text in the lower half of the screen (left mouse-click and drag), you are unable to access the "Highlight/Note" option. It just doesn't appear. This is frustrating to no end. People have been commenting on this issue for a few months, yet it still has not been fixed.

1 stars out of 5
· 2/2/2016
Quite literally the worst

Hasn't been updated in ages, doesn't allow me to access half my content, can't read some books I've purchased because "they're not available on Windows 8." This app is a failure from amazon and should be completely redone. I expect much higher quality products from amazon, as they have set a high standard for themselves, but this just doesn't live up to their standards. It's barely functional, which doesn't make sense given how well the android version works. Please fix this!

3 stars out of 5
· 2/2/2016
Love it, but won't stay open!

I love this app. When I had windows 8.1, it was working great. I just switched over to Windows 10, and now it won't stay open. I had the same problem with Student Planner, but after writing a review, the problem was fixed.

5 stars out of 5
· 1/28/2016
Awesome app

Book store prices are really expensive, and kindle is a great way to read at a lower price. They also have a huge selection of books fore all ages.

3 stars out of 5
· 1/26/2016
A good and necessary app with a lot to be refined

The single most annoying "feature" of all versions of Kindle is its inability to give a choice of collections as opposed to opening the whole library. The whole library should the choice for sending titles to a specific collection as opposed to being the first choice upon entering the library. The add and recommendations are also annoying. Most of the time I get suggestion that has nothing to do with my preferences. For example, romance, fiction, etc.

2 stars out of 5
· 1/25/2016
Too hard to read, too hard to highlight

Can't stand that I can't turn off the pop-up dictionary feature. Gets in the way of both page-turning and highlighting. Highlighting is very hard to do. Doesn't work with surface pro pen.

1 stars out of 5
· 1/29/2016
Bad Formatting

I purchased a textbook for college to save money. But here's the catcher, the FORMAT is pretty much unreadable. The sentances are written VERTICALLY with only 2 lines a pages! So instead of saving money, I lost money. But I am fairly confident I would not have this issue if I had spent even more money and purchased a Kindle reader from Amazon...

1 stars out of 5
· 1/24/2016
Needs updating - copy/paste doesn't work

It could be great, but as far as I can tell, you cannot copy/paste any of the text (I am using a Surface 3). I do this all the time with my Android version, which seems far more advanced. I assume it's just not been updated and this is my first taste of apps lacking with Windows. For me, this makes it useless. I like to highlight, then copy/paste into OneNote for todo lists, activities (business books), checklists, etc.

3 stars out of 5
· 1/29/2016
Could be great

I like this app but I need one more feature. In touch mode a lot of time it registers touch as going to next page. This makes it hard to highlight. If they can fix this I would have given an five star.

5 stars out of 5
· 1/24/2016
I love it!

This app is a user-friendly and easy reader app. Almost every book is on this app and it is fabulous. It is not complicated to use!

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  • Buy once, read everywhere. Sign in with an Amazon account, and sync Kindle books across all your devices that have the Kindle app installed across any Kindle device.
  • Search inside the book to find a topic, character, or section you want to visit.
  • Pin Kindle books from your Kindle library to the Windows Start screen for instant access to your favorites.
  • Start reading in seconds. Your Kindle book downloads while you read.
  • Shop the Kindle Store for over 1 million* Kindle books, including new releases and best sellers.
  • Customize your reading experience by choosing the background color, font size, and number of reading columns.
  • Highlight, take notes, and add bookmarks in any book. Look up word definitions and listen to how they are pronounced.
  • * Selection and price of Kindle books in the Kindle Store vary by country.

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