FIRST, Saw today that Amazon Studios received a Golden Globes nomination for its free-with-Prime Instant series "Transparent"
' SURPRISE: ' Transparent” makes history for Amazon.I've read nothing but raves, for months, for that apparently groundbreaking series, which is free watching for Prime members.
It was a huge morning for Amazon Studios as the critically acclaimed “Transparent” landed noms for comedy series and lead actor Jeffrey Tambor. That’s the first recognition for the upstart digital player from a major awards show, and well deserved for Jill Soloway’s semi-autobiographical dramedy. '
12 Days of You Know What
Today, Amazon starts its "12 Days of Deals" (general) - a page to bookmark if still in shopping mode. There's also a related 12-days of Deals that's focused on deals for the home.
"Best Books of the Month" feature
I received an email last week about Amazon's "Must-reads" for December (see table below) as chosen by their editors.
These are selected from the larger selection of Best Books of the 2014 (which I Tweeted and Facebook'd but had not blogged.
Here's the link for Kindle book versions.
The email described "December must-reads, carefully selected by Amazon Books' editorial team ... books from best-selling authors to historical nonfiction picks and even a Kindle Single (a type of e-book published through Amazon.com)..."
Molly Guptill Manning
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