Kindle books

Element

Example, including punctuation

Author (capitals)

Seligman, M.

Year of publication

(2011).

Title of the book (italics)

Flourish: A New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being

Edition (if appropriate)

 

[Kindle version]

Source of download

Amazon.co.uk

 

The citation in your text will be

(Seligman, 2011)

If you have used the author(s)’ name(s) in your sentence then only the year of publication, with a paragraph reference if necessary, is placed after it in brackets, eg

Seligman (2011) suggests that ...

Page references will vary for a Kindle book depending on the size of font you are using, so a page reference should not be included in your citation even if you have quoted directly.

Reference list/bibliography:

Seligman, M. (2011). Flourish: A New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being [Kindle version]. Retrieved from Amazon.co.uk.