Tolkien, Kindle – Lord of the Rings hits Kindle Store

Kindle Store just added 5 of J. R. R. Tolkein’s books, including the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The titles now available for Kindle 1 & 2 are –

  1. 3 in1 Lord of the Rings Trilogy for $16 approximately.  
  2. The Children of Hurin – A somewhat unfinished story by Tolkien that his son edited and polished and published in 2007.
  3. The Hobbit for $8 – a bit of a prequel to LOTR.
  4. The 3 books in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy are for $9.99 each – they include The Fellowship of the Ring,  The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. 

Tolkien’s books should be hitting the Kindle bestseller charts soon enough.

Update: It was announced 8 pm on April 19th, and already (in 4.5 hrs or so) it’s rising up the Hot New Releases Charts. Its Kindle Store sales rank is #59 overall, and The Hobbit is at #63.

LOTR climbing up the charts
LOTR climbing up the charts