Guide rights, and particularly eBook rights, could be messy. UK publishers can’t simply begin promoting books within the US, and vice versa. For many trendy books by large authors, you’ll see the hardback and eBook variations being printed at just about the identical time around the globe. For older books that have been launched earlier than eBooks have been an enormous deal, and for smaller authors with publishing offers, nonetheless, you’ll recurrently discover that the eBook model is obtainable in some nations and never others.
Take a look at this e book, The King Arthur Trilogy Guide One: Dragon’s Little one by M. Ok. Hume. For me, it’s out there on Kindle within the UK Amazon retailer.
…However not within the US one.
Should you’re an American fan of Hume, this might be fairly annoying, since you possibly can’t buy books from the UK Kindle Retailer. I run into this situation from time to time, however luckily, there’s a workaround: it’s doable to change which Retailer your Kindle makes use of.
For this to work, you want an handle within the different nation. For instance, when you’re American and wish to use the UK Kindle Retailer, you want a UK handle. There are two easy methods to get one: ask a good friend who lives within the UK if you need to use their handle for Kindle purchases, or simply make one up. For me, who wants a pretend handle within the US, I’m partial to the ZIP 90210 myself. So long as you’re not getting bodily merchandise delivered, Amazon gained’t discover that 123 Harry Avenue, Beverly Hills, California, doesn’t exist.
No matter method you get your handle, the method is identical. Open the Amazon model of the nation you’re presently utilizing. For me proper now, that’s Amazon.com.
Hover over the Account and Lists dropdown and choose Your Content material and Gadgets.
Subsequent, choose Settings.
Then, below Country Settings, click on Change.
Enter the handle you need to use within the nation you need to change to and click on Replace.
And identical to that, Amazon thinks you’re a resident some place else. You’ll then have the option to buy gadgets from that nation’s Kindle Retailer.
I’ve achieved this a number of instances a yr, as I’ve run into books not out there in a single Kindle Retailer or the opposite, and by no means run into any issues. It’s by no means interfered with additionally shopping for merchandise from Amazon, even when they suppose I’m resident within the US after I’m in Eire. Should you do encounter any points, simply swap your resident handle again to your actual one, utilizing the identical course of above.