Amazon Announces 14-Day Kindle Ebook Lending

It was only a matter of time. Amazon will be introducing a 14-day lending feature for Kindle ebooks later this year, the Kindle team announced yesterday.

The move brings the Kindle up to date with Barnes and Noble’s rival Nook ereader, which touted 14-day book lending as a key feature since it launched last year. And just like the Nook, Amazon says that you won’t be able to read ebooks while they’re lent out. The feature won’t be available for all ebooks either, as it will be entirely up to publishers and rights holders to enable it.

Full article in the NYT