Select the book you want alexa to read. She can read your kindle books to you.
Alexa can play audiobooks and other premium audio programming and kindle unlimited.
How do you get alexa to read a book from the beginning. As long as you can read the content of your files from within your web service or lambda function you can get alexa to read them. When you re home it s better to listen to audiobooks with alexa than from your phone. You can start listening to an audiobook on your alexa device and pick up where you left off by reading or listening to the same title on another compatible amazon device or app.
Just try some of the following commands. Alexa read me my kindle book set a sleep timer. Please check getting started with the alexa skills kit to make your skill.
Tap the play button in the top left. You can t speed up and slow down your kindle books like you can with audible. Alexa play the kindle book title alexa read my kindle book this will pick up from where you were.
Then select the device you d like to read the book. With so much recent focus on using an amazon echo to control smart home devices it s nice to see alexa gain a new core skill for content consumption. Alexa set a sleep timer for 45 minutes or alexa stop playing in 45 minutes.
Listen to alexa read you a kindle book. Alternatively you can say. Alternatively you can just ask alexa to read your book without touching the app at all.
Then select the alexa device you want to have read it. Tap the name of a book to prompt alexa to start reading it. To prompt alexa to read a kindle book on your alexa speaker directly from the app just tap the book you want to listen to and pick the speaker when prompted.
Alexa read title of book if you have more than one echo device choose the one through which you want. Select a book from the list of available kindle titles that alexa can read. Alexa also supports whispersync for voice which keeps track of the current playback position in the audiobook.