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E-books vs. print: Most parents prefer reading paper books to their children

A new survey found that more than 70 percent of parents still prefer print books to the iPad when it comes to reading to children. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book deal's the steal of the century; 4000 pirated books

An Australian group-buying site owned by Microsoft and Nine sold ebook readers bundled with a treasure trove of thousands of pirated books including the full Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings series. Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2012-02-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Get 'The Long Tail' E-Book for Free--in Comic-Book Form!

It may sound a little strange, but the SmarterComics version of this business bestseller is quite engaging. Here's your chance to read it online free of charge. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's New Math. Or: Why a $15 E-Book Equals a $75 Paper Book.

It's like the old "make it up on volume" joke. Except this time it might work, if students and school districts play along. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-tailers, E-books Move Ahead

Online retailers continued to increase their market share of book purchases in the second quarter of 2011, according to the latest data from Bowker’s PubTrack Consumer service. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For B&N E-books Outsell Physical Books Three to One

Barnes & Noble on Tuesday said it sold three times as many digital books through its website compared to physical books during the fourth fiscal quarter. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Books Outsell Print Books at Amazon

Amazon.com said that it sold 105 ebooks for every 100 printed books, a milestone that its chief executive, Jeff Bezos, said had occurred sooner than expected. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle E-books Top Print Books Sales on Amazon

It happened. Amazon says ebook sales have surpassed physical book sales on Amazon.com. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book sharing: Amazon and book publishers' stupid attempts to curtail lending sites.

As convenient as they are, I've long worried about the many ways in which ebook purveyors restrict readers' rights. You can't resell the books you purchase for the Amazon Kindle, and you can't read them on most other e-readers. We also don't really own ebooks in the same way we own... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Will End Its Program for Free E-Books

The nonprofit has said its National Emergency Library was a public service to people unable to access libraries during the pandemic, but publishers and authors accused it of theft. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-11 19:56:08 UTC ]
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Publishers Sue Internet Archive Over Free E-Books

Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette and Wiley accused the nonprofit of piracy for making over 1 million books free online. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-01 17:13:29 UTC ]
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E-book Ranking: Crawdads swims into the top spot

Delia Owens’ Where the Crawdads Sing claimed the Publisher E-Book Ranking top spot for the week ending 25th April. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-10 19:53:20 UTC ]
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Announcing the 7th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 6th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards! Grand Prize               Steel Hand, Cold Heart by Rachel Menard (rachelmenard.com) Fantasy First Place Willow of Ashes by Ellie Raine  (ellieraine.com)   Honorable Mentions Fog & Mist: The Canens Chronicles,... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-05-05 14:08:04 UTC ]
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E-book VAT: the other side of the story

In his recent blog, 'Amazon's VAT Windfall', Anthony McGowan expressed concern that the Bezos behemoth had not changed e-book prices following the recent VAT cut, and were set to profit to the tune of millions as a result. He and I have been arguing on Twitter, very politely I might add, about... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 21:54:48 UTC ]
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Coronavirus lockdown hastens e-book VAT exemption

Amazon says it will reduce prices but the Times newspaper subscription will remain the same. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2020-05-01 12:36:31 UTC ]
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E-book and audio sales proving 'welcome ray of sunshine' for publishers

Publishers are seeing a surge in e-book and audio sales of up to 25% as readers escape the lockdown with feel-good fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:30:27 UTC ]
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ACE gives libraries £151k for e-books and audio

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £151,000 investment into library services to buy e-books and digital audio products. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 23:20:53 UTC ]
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Closed libraries are offering parking lot Wi-Fi, e-books, and Zoom story time

Even when shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic, libraries are coming up with creative ways to serve their communities. On March 16, the El Dorado County Library in California closed its doors to patrons after a state-wide stay-at-home order. But that hasn’t stopped the library, which serves... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-15 07:00:32 UTC ]
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Hachette UK offers NHS staff free e-books

Hachette UK has set up a new website to offer NHS workers across the country free e-books to thank them for their dedication during the pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 14:51:17 UTC ]
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Rough Guides offers free e-book during pandemic lockdown

Rough Guides is offering a free e-book to customers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 05:10:16 UTC ]
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