I’ve just created a new IFTTT Kindle recipe, which adds to Google Reader (and therefore Flipboard) Kindle ebooks that land in Top 10 Kindle Bestsellers list.
A few days ago, Flipboard added iBooks Store integration, but I stopped using Apple’s ebook ecosystem some time ago for these reasons. I realize there are a lot of iOS users who don’t read ebooks on Apple’s native book app. Instead, we use Kindle app and shop in Kindle Store, although Apple doesn’t make it easy.
Luckily, if you’re a heavy consumer of RSS reading apps on your iOS device, you can bring Kindle Store inside. I shared the detailed post on how to find Amazon RSS feeds (there are a lot of them, actually). This IFTTT recipe does one more thing: it lets you limit the number of entries based on your own preferences.
What you have to know is that Amazon refreshes its bestsellers lists every few hours. Therefore, you’ll get many repeated entries. For example, when a book changes place from #3 to #4, you’ll also get it as a new feed item.
To limit the number of repeated items, the IFTTT recipe will send by default only a book from a first place (keyword #1 – check the screenshot below).
You can replace this keyword with anything you like. For example, if you want to get noticed of novels, type novel. You can also put the name of your favorite bestselling author (f.e. Nora Roberts, James Patterson) – and this way get notified of the author’s new releases.
Two new IFTTT recipes I created today are:
- Kindle Daily Deal to Google Reader and Flipboard – if you don’t want to miss any new books featured on Kindle Daily Deal,
- Kindle bestsellers to email – if you want top Kindle book delivered to your inbox rather than RSS feed reader.
Check also other popular IFTTT ebook recipes.
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More posts to check out:
- How to successfully cancel Amazon Prime subscription
- iPad on Amazon – how to find Prime eligible items
- Kindle Oasis 3 (2019) with warm light control – full tech specs
- Would you buy a warm-light screen protector for your Kindle?
- Amazon Prime Day 2019 price watch – Kindle and Fire devices
Prime members can save up to $50 on select Kindle models, but there are also other – equally interesting – Kindle-related deals that all Amazon customers can get.