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01-27-14 04:48 PM
The Scion of Chemos
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Originally Posted by LazyG View Post
As long as it is not a DRM file, just use Calibre (http://calibre-ebook.com/) to convert the file to mobi. Then it is Kindle-friendly.
OP doesn't have a PC though.
01-27-14 03:39 PM
Bobbyfbrewster
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Originally Posted by Forward Assist View Post
The Kindle Paperwhite can download direct from the BL site using the 'Experimental Browser' feature. Not sure about the Fire.
Thank you this worked a treat downloaded the a dark angel short

Cheers everyone for the help
01-27-14 09:28 AM
LazyG
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Originally Posted by The Scion of Chemos View Post
As far as I know, there is not.
The Kindle reader only reads .mobi files(much to my frustration) but I believe that you can get an .epub reader app for free on it.
I would definitely try it.
If it uses android like one of the other people said, then you should be able to, as I download BL books onto my android phone and then import them into my epub reader app.

Hope this helps!
As long as it is not a DRM file, just use Calibre (http://calibre-ebook.com/) to convert the file to mobi. Then it is Kindle-friendly.
01-27-14 06:35 AM
The Scion of Chemos
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Originally Posted by Bobbyfbrewster View Post
First of all sorry if this has been asked elsewhere. My pc died a death so won't be getting new one anytime soon so all I got is this kindle fire HD. So I am wondering is there a way I can get black library books direct from BL website straight to my kindle. Sorry if this a silly question.
As far as I know, there is not.
The Kindle reader only reads .mobi files(much to my frustration) but I believe that you can get an .epub reader app for free on it.
I would definitely try it.
If it uses android like one of the other people said, then you should be able to, as I download BL books onto my android phone and then import them into my epub reader app.

Hope this helps!
01-26-14 04:57 PM
LazyG There was a browser in the earlier ones too, i had one on my older 3g. It does work but it kinda sucks. Last resort for sure. If you have a another way to get the files on the kindle I'd suggest you use it.
01-26-14 04:52 PM
Malus Darkblade The paperwhite has an internet browser?

Did not know.
01-26-14 03:15 PM
Forward Assist It's slightly clunky to do but does work.
01-26-14 02:37 PM
Bobbyfbrewster
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Originally Posted by Forward Assist View Post
The Kindle Paperwhite can download direct from the BL site using the 'Experimental Browser' feature. Not sure about the Fire.
Really just ordered a paperwhite for my partner is this easy to do?
01-26-14 02:12 PM
Forward Assist The Kindle Paperwhite can download direct from the BL site using the 'Experimental Browser' feature. Not sure about the Fire.
01-26-14 01:29 PM
LazyG No idea on a FireHD as that is in fact an Android tablet not a kindle of the e-reader type. You can log in on BL and redownload the files but I have no idea how the FireHD handles mobi or epub files.

Maybe look into OTG cables (On the Go) cables, which let you plug in an HD to a tablet, that might be a generally good diea as a stopgap till you get a new real computer.

That said, the dead PC, was it a desktop or laptop? If a desktop, it is quite possible you can fix it by swapping parts out.

EDIT:

Wait! There may be a way, you can set up an email address you send files to to get them onto a kindle. If you donwload the file to the tablet, and you can attach it to an email to the address, that might work.
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