Amazon launches Kindle book sales in Canada

AmazonAmazon today began selling Kindle Books on its Canadian store. The new site features Canadian pricing and a spotlight on Canadian fiction. Unfortunately, Amazon’s Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets are not yet on sale on the site.

The move does suggest that Amazon will eventually launch Kindle hardware in Canada. Whether it will happen before Christmas so that Canadians can buy a few Kindles for the holidays remains to be seen. It might well start with its Kindle e-readers with the Kindle Fire to launch when Amazon can line up additional content such as TV shows, movies, and music.

For now, Canadians will need to rely on the Kindle apps to get their reading fix but at least ebook buying is a bit easier. The Kindle app is available for Android, iOS, Mac OS, and Windows devices.

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