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Designed with avid readers in mind, Kindle Unlimited is an Amazon subscription service that encourages users to discover new titles and read as much as they want for a monthly fee.
For $9.99/month, readers can browse over 1 million select books and audiobooks and have access to up to three magazine subscriptions. They can also borrow up to 20 titles at once, with no due date. 
The best part is you don’t actually have to own a Kindle to purchase and use the service — you can download titles on your smartphone, tablet, or computer with the Kindle app for easy reading anywhere. 
For the cost of less than one paperback book per month, this subscription service is a great deal for readers looking to discover exciting new titles or find popular books like “The Hunger Games” or “Harry Potter.”
And for those still unsure about committing to a Kindle Unlimited subscription, Amazon offers a 30-day free trial or a 4-month deal for only $4.99
“The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $15.99
This Kindle Unlimited pick is actually the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy compiled into one book for over 1,000 pages of classic fantasy reading. The story is centered around the One Ring, forged by the Dark Lord and filled with his powers so he might rule all the land. When the Ring ultimately falls into the hands of a young hobbit, he must journey across Middle-earth to destroy the Ring by throwing it into the Cracks of Doom.
The “Harry Potter” series by J.K. Rowling, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $6.98
One of the biggest draws to Kindle Unlimited is the access to every book in the “Harry Potter” series. These young adult fantasy books follow Harry Potter, a young wizard who has been famous since infancy when a dark wizard tried to kill him but mysteriously fell from power instead. Harry finds out he is a wizard on his 11th birthday and sets off for Hogwarts, a magical school where his journey as a wizard truly begins.
“The Hunger Games” series by Suzanne Collins, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $7.99
The Hunger Games” is a dystopian YA novel about Katniss Everdeen, who volunteers to take her sister’s place in a highly broadcasted annual competition where 24 teenagers fight to the death in the hopes of winning riches for their homeland. The entire “Hunger Games” trilogy is available on Kindle Unlimited so you can read every nail-biting page without skipping a beat.
“The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America” by Andrés Reséndez, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $9.99
This nonfiction 2016 National Book Award finalist is about the not-so-secret illegal enslavement of thousands of Indigenous people across North America. Meticulously researched, this book offers staggering source material to outline the role this multi-generational tragedy played in history.
“Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $3.99
One of the bestselling novels of all time and considered the first modern novel, this historical classic is about Don Quixote, who decided to pursue a knightly tale of his own after reading countless stories of chivalric romance. Accompanied by his humorous recruited squire, Sancho Panza, Don Quixote’s imagination often leads him astray in this influential read.
“Her Name Is Knight” by Yasmin Angoe, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $4.99
This action-packed thriller stars Nena Knight, a highly trained assassin with a devastating past working for The Tribe, an international organization dedicated to protecting the people and countries of Africa. Told in two timelines that reveal Nena’s painful past and gripping present, this emotional and violent thriller is equally insightful and heartbreaking.
“The Spanish Love Deception” by Elena Armas, available on Kindle Unlimited and Amazon, from $2.99
The Spanish Love Deception” is a fun romantic comedy about Catalina Martín, who must quickly find a date to bring to her sister’s wedding to save face in front of her family and newly engaged ex. When Catalina recruits her infuriating coworker, Aaron Blackford, this enemies-to-lovers romance takes off.
“Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life” by Christie Tate, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $10.99
Group” is an original and raw memoir about a young lawyer named Christie who decides to go to therapy when she can’t shake fantasies about her own death despite feeling like she finally has her life together. Christie’s story ultimately follows years of her life centered around her psychotherapy group and the ways in which six complete strangers saved her life. 
What Passes as Love” by Trisha R. Thomas, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $4.99
In the 19th century, Dahlia was born the daughter of a slave and a plantation owner, never knowing her mother and working in her father’s home as a servant. When Dahlia meets an Englishman in need of a wife, she reinvents herself as Lily Dove and allows the gentleman to believe she’s white, desperate for the chance at true freedom despite the potentially fatal risk of her identity being discovered.
“House Made of Dawn” by N. Scott Momaday, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $10.69
House Made of Dawn” won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize, praised for its significant role in the renaissance of Native American literature. The story follows a young Indigenous man named Abel who feels torn between industrial America and the tradition of his family when he returns home from fighting in a foreign war.
“Heart Bones” by Colleen Hoover, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $5.99
Colleen Hoover is known for her gripping thrillers, and her romance novel begs to be read in a single sitting just as much. Beyah and Samson are both on the cusp of adulthood yet come from starkly different backgrounds when they meet one summer and agree to pursue their undeniable chemistry — but only through a shallow summer fling. 
“Barkskins” by Annie Proulx, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $11.99
When René Sel and Charles Duquet arrive in New France in 1693, they are bound to a feudal lord for three years in exchange for land, René suffering terrible hardships while Charles flees. In this stunning historical fiction novel that traces their diverging descendants over 300 years, the true main character of this story is the forested land of North America.
“King of Scars” by Leigh Bardugo, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $9.99
King of Scars” is the first novel in a Grishaverse duology, set in a magical land where the popular “Six of Crows” duology and “Shadow and Bone” trilogy also take place. In this tense fantasy, the young king Nikolai Lantsov sets off on a journey to confront the dark magic within him, his only hope to save this country and himself from a rising outside threat.
“The Impossible Girl” by Lydia Kang, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $4.99
In 1850s Manhattan, Cora Lee is the only female resurrectionist in New York, specializing in procuring bodies with strange anomalies for anatomists to dissect and display. Born with two hearts, Cora herself is a coveted prize for anatomists and must trust no one to keep herself from falling victim to an unnatural death.
“Two Spies in Caracas” by Moisés Naím, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $1.99
Two Spies in Caracas” is a historical thriller set in 1992 Venezuela, following two rival spies during the dangerous revolution under Hugo Chávez. Perfect for readers looking for a political drama or to understand a bit more about the time period, this vivid read weaves fictional characters into a very real and turbulent piece of history.
“Where the Lost Wander” by Amy Harmon, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $4.99
In 1853, Naomi May is a 20-year-old widow on the Oregon Trail when she meets John Lowry, a half-Pawnee man unsure of how to grapple with his own identity. As their journey towards the desperate hope of a better life out West becomes more and more dangerous, the two must make terrible sacrifices again and again in this story about home, identity, and hope.
“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change” by Stephen R. Covey, available at Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $6.39
This bestselling self-help and business book models seven habits that can powerfully affect change in your personal or professional life. From simple steps such as “Be Proactive” to more complex theories like “Synergize”, this is an inspirational read for anyone looking for a boost of motivation.
“The Extinction Trials” by A.G. Riddle, available on Kindle Unlimited and Amazon, from $7.99
When six strangers wake up with no memories in a mysterious underground research facility, they learn that they’re part of an experiment to restart the human race after a strange global event known only as “The Change.” In this dystopian sci-fi thriller, the six soon discover the boundless dark secrets surrounding the events and their role in all of it.
Zodiac Academy: The Awakening by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti, available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon, and Bookshop, from $4.99
In this fantastical story featuring werewolves, dragon shifters, vampires, and celestial heirs, orphaned twins Darcy and Tory have only recently discovered their magical, royal birthright in the world of Faes. Now attending the Zodiac Academy, where your star sign defines your destiny, the twins must overcome dangerous bullies to take their rightful places on the throne.
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