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batrastard
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Is it possible to receive ebooks/subscriptions as gifts?

I read a lot.  Most of the people in my life know this, and I frequently receive books or subscriptions as gifts.  Most of these people would never give a gift certificate or cash as a gift, considering it impersonal and declassé.

 

The next time someone wants to give me a gift, is there a way for them to, say, buy me an eBook or magazine subscription and have it appear in my account?  Or would that person have to buy a BN giftcard for the exact amount of the book, know my BN.com password, login as me, apply the giftcard and buy the content license?

 

Is there a non-BN bookstore that supports gift-giving?