Student Kindle users are rejoicing to today with news that Amazon is now offering selected textbooks as downloadable rentals.

Not only are digital textbooks cheaper than their paper brethren; they're also lighter!

Students can rent the textbooks for 30 days up to 360 days and only pay for the specific time they need the book.

Another advantage is students will get to keep all their highlights, notes and annotations when they return the rental copy unlike the paper version.

For more see this source article.