It was back at the beginning of January when we first heard that Amazon was working on Kindle for BlackBerry.  It’s roughly 6 weeks later and the application is now available.

You can pick up Kindle for BlackBerry up OTA by pointing your device’s browser to

Kindle for BlackBerry Features:

  • Search and browse more than 400,000 books, including 101 of 112 New York Times® Best Sellers.
  • Find New York Times Best Sellers and new releases for $9.99, unless marked otherwise
  • Get free book samples – read the first chapter for free before you decide to buy
  • Books you purchase can also be read on a Kindle, computer, or other Kindle-compatible mobile device
  • Kindle newspapers, magazines, and blogs are not currently available for Kindle for BlackBerry
  • Kindle for BlackBerry is available to U.S. customers only

Future Improvements:

  • Scrolling
    In addition to page-by-page navigation, you will be able to scroll text line-by-line.
  • Create Notes and Highlights
    Along with viewing the notes and highlights you created on other Kindle devices, you will be able to create and edit notes and highlights.
  • Search
    You will be able to search within your book.