News Column: Is Amazon Prime worth the money? Minyanville By MICHAEL COMEAU/MINYANVILLE April 16, 2014 3:13 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A reader asks the following: Is Amazon Prime worth the money? The company just raised the price by $20 and I can't decide whether it's still a good deal. Great question; let's take a look at what you get with Amazon Prime: Free two-day shipping on most, but not all, items on Amazon.com (for example, used products from third parties typically aren't Prime-eligible) Access to Amazon's Prime Instant Video Service, which offers free streaming of movies and television shows, including Amazon exclusives such as Alpha House and Betas The ability to "borrow" e-books from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library -- those e-books can then be read on Amazon Kindle devices, with a limit of one book per month So is this worth $99 per year following a 30-day free trial? It depends. There are a lot of moving parts to think about. Full story at Minyanville. By MICHAEL COMEAU/MINYANVILLE Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.