Best Adapted Screenplay Winners: Once They Were Books

“The book’s better than the movie.” How often have you heard this from a knowing, bookish friend? Very often, it’s true simply because the film adaptation can’t possibly contain as much of the source material as it took to fill the original book. Consider The Princess Bride, William Goldman’s excellent, rip-roaring book (now available in … Read more

Will BAFTAs Predict The Oscars? Winners & Nominees Available On The Fire

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts held its annual BAFTA awards ceremony this past weekend, and many of the Film nominees are also nominated for Academy Awards here in America. The BAFTAs are typically seen as an Academy Awards preview show, since BAFTA winners often take home the corresponding Oscar as well. The … Read more

Grammy Winners For Your Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire’s not just for ebooks, apps and video. You can listen to music and audiobooks on that slick little tablet, too! Last night’s Grammy winners are a great place to start. As expected, Adele swept all the top categories. Her single Rolling in the Deep won for Best Song and Best Record honors, … Read more

Listen To Betty White’s Grammy Winner, If You Ask Me, Right On Your Kindle Fire!

The audiobook recording of Betty White’s memoir, If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t), won the 2012 Grammy(TM) for Best Spoken Word Album. Rated an average of 4.2/5 stars across 118 customer ratings on the Audible site, the book is narrated by the inimitable Ms. White herself. From the Audible site: It-girl Betty … Read more

App Spotlight: 3 Terrific Free Puzzle Games

The bewildering quantity of games available for your Kindle Fire can be overwhelming, but if you’re a fan of casual puzzle games, here are three we’ve tried and can personally recommend—and they’re all currently available for free in the Amazon Android App Store! First up, Greedy Spiders. This turn-based logic game is fun for kids … Read more

Kindle Fire on KND Presents: Your 2012 Grammy(TM) Ballot

This Sunday, February 12th, the 54th Annual Grammy(TM) Awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles and millions will be tuning in to the televised broadcast. Here’s a list of contenders in the top 4 categories, and we’re also providing a downloadable, PDF ballot (14pp) that includes the 42 most popular categories and checkboxes to make … Read more

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