Rent Kindle Textbooks

Select Kindle textbooks are available to rent. Kindle textbook rentals are available for a fixed or flexible rental period. With flexible rentals, you can choose the length of the rental period before you rent to get exactly the number of days you need. After renting a Kindle textbook, you can purchase the title or extend the rental period where available.

Need help tracking the return of your rented physical book? Go to Track Your Textbook Rental Return.

After your rental period is over, you can access your saved notes and highlights at Your Notes and Highlights. If you rent that title again, or decide to purchase it in the future, you can access your previously saved notes and highlights in the Kindle textbook.

Extend Your Kindle Textbook Rental

If your rental has flexible rental durations, you can extend your rental period any time before its expiration.

Note: You can a Kindle textbook again after your rental has expired, but it will be treated as a new rental period.

To extend the duration of a Kindle textbook rental:

  1. Go to Manage Your Content and Devices.
  2. Select your rented textbook and click Extend or Purchase from the Actions drop-down menu.
  3. Select the new end date for your rental and review the cost for the additional rental period.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to pay the additional cost and extend your rental period.

Purchase Your Kindle Textbook Rental

If you purchase a Kindle textbook you’ve rented before it expires, you pay the remaining difference in price between the current price and what you’ve already paid in rental costs.

To purchase a Kindle textbook rental:

  1. Go to Manage Your Content and Devices.
  2. Select your rented textbook and click Extend or Purchase from the Actions drop-down menu.
  3. Select Buy now and follow the on-screen instructions to pay for the additional cost and purchase the title. You see a rental credit applied to the full cost of the rented title before completing your purchase.

If you no longer have the option to apply your rental credit to the purchase price, you can purchase your Kindle textbook at full price.

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