Some textbooks are available as rentals. You can extend your rental period or purchase a rental book.
When you rent Kindle textbooks, you pay only for the amount of time you use your book. By renting Kindle Textbooks, you can save up to 80% off the list price of the book. The book is available on devices and free reading apps, which can be accessed from your computer. Kindle textbooks save your notes and annotations even after the rental period is over.
Note: Some textbooks are only available for a fixed rental length.
Visit the Kindle Store to find textbooks you can rent. When you rent a Kindle Textbook, you pay only for the amount of time you need it.
Before you rent your book, make sure your 1-Click payment method is set up. Eligible rental books display a Rent this book message.
Search for your textbook in the Textbooks Store or from the Kindle Store search bar.
Note: To receive a full refund for your textbook, you must return your book within 7 days of your order. We do not provide partial refunds for unused rental time.
When your rental period ends, your rental book won't be accessible.
You can access any notes and highlights you've made in your rental even after your rental period has ended.
Free trials are available for eligible textbooks in the Kindle Store, and allow you to download the complete book to read and review for a limited time (typically three to seven days).Free trials are currently supported on Kindle Fire, iPad, and Android tablets. Once you have started a free trial for a textbook, you can transfer or download it to any of your supported devices for the duration of the trial. Any notes you make in free trial books will be preserved beyond the free trial and will remain available to you at http://kindle.amazon.com. Notes and highlights will also be available in the book if you subsequently purchase or rent the book.
Note: You can download up to 10 free trials in a two-month period; however, you cannot download more than one free trial for the same book.
At any point during your rental, you're able to extend your rental period or purchase the textbook.
Note: You can re-rent a book after your rental has expired but it will be treated as a new rental period.