The Kindle from Amazon is a hardware device for reading ebooks. Ebooks are becoming increasingly popular because they are generally inexpensive and can be downloaded in a matter of minutes. But you don’t have to own a Kindle device to read Kindle books. Instead free software for your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch is all you need.
On your iPad or other iOS device tap the icon for the App Store. In the search field type Kindle and press enter. You can also find the free reader for a variety of systems by clicking the following link. Free Kindle Reading Apps. Install the app on your machine.
Note: in order to download Kindle books you need to open an Amazon account.
After installing the Kindle reader app it asks for your Amazon account email address and password. Enter these.
After entering your Amazon account info the text Register this Kindle will appear on screen. Tap that text to continue.
After registering you may see various notices on screen, such as one informing you how to read other documents on your Kindle.
Now you should see a Home screen which will list any books or book samples you’ve downloaded and suggestions on books you may be interested in.
Also Note that there are MANY MANY free books offered as well.