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HarperCollins allows readers to manipulate GameStop story's e-book price

HarperNonFiction has launched an innovative marketing campaign for the early e-book release of Ben Mezrich’s The AntiSocial Network, which will allow readers to manipulate the title's price by micro trading in GameStop stock. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 00:36:07 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Home Stretch settles down in the top spot

Graham Norton's Home Stretch (Coronet) has bounced into the Bookstat e-book number one for the week ending 14th August. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-20 07:22:30 UTC ]
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Define 'Reasonable': Can Maryland's New E-book Law Help Change the Marketplace?

Maryland's recently passed library e-book law will require any publisher offering to license "an electronic literary product" to consumers in the state to also offer to license the content to public libraries "on reasonable terms." The question now is: what are reasonable terms? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Szereto 'horrified and angry' over Amazon fake e-book scam

American author Mitzi Szereto says she has been plagued by fake pornographic e-books listed under her name on Amazon in a similar scam to one which previously targeted commercial women’s writers in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 21:51:56 UTC ]
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US marketing tech company acquires Bloodhound Books

US-based marketing tech company Open Road Media (OR/M) has acquired UK e-book specialist indie Bloodhound Books for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 20:12:24 UTC ]
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After HarperCollins Acquisition, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Library E-book Terms to Change

In a notice sent to library customers this week via their vendors, e-book titles from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will soon be available via a 26-lend metered access model, a change from its previous perpetual access terms. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Delay Discovery in E-book Price-Fixing Case

In a filing this week, Amazon and the Big Five publishers said the plaintiffs' claims of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy are "implausible." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Legislature Passes Library E-book Bill

New York this week became the second state to pass a bill that would ensure public libraries the right to license and lend e-books that are available to consumers in the state. The bill is now headed to governor Andrew Cuomo's desk. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookwire Launches in the U.S.

Bookwire, the international e-book and audiobook distribution platform, is launching its services in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Working Group Calls for Change in the Library E-book Market

In a paper released this week, the American Library Association’s Joint Digital Content Working Group offered a frank assessment of the state of the library e-book market and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Maryland Library E-book Bill Becomes Law

The new law requires any publisher offering to license "an electronic literary product" to consumers to also offer to license the content to public libraries on "reasonable" terms. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians fighting 'exorbitant' e-book pricing hope for CMA action

Librarians fighting the “exorbitant” pricing and licensing of academic e-books claim others are afraid of speaking out about the subject and are hoping the Competitions & Marketing Authority (CMA) will take action. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 20:10:02 UTC ]
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Investment Firm in Deal with RosettaBooks

MEP Capital has made an investment in RosettaBooks in a deal that gives MEP ownership of Rosetta's e-book catalog while leaving the operation of Rosetta unchanged. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion Spring to explore post-traumatic growth with Kavanagh

Orion Spring has acquired How to Be Broken: A Guide to Falling Apart, an "essential and timely" e-book on post-traumatic growth by Dr Emma Kavanagh. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 15:37:28 UTC ]
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Letter to the Editor: Maryland's E-Book Bill 'Likely Unconstitutional'

The AAP general counsel calls Maryland's e-book bill an "unprecedented government intervention into the manner and terms by which authors and publishers distribute valuable works of fiction and nonfiction to the public." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter to the Editor: 'Surprised' by AAP Reaction to PW Article

In a letter to the editor, AAP's general counsel called lawyer Jonathan Band's take on Maryland's library e-book legislation as a "false statement." Band responds. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Library E-book Bill Clears Maryland Legislature, Heading to Governor

After passing the Maryland General Assembly unanimously on March 10, the bill sailed through the final steps of reconciliation this week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Moriarty's Husband's Secret stays wedded to the top spot

Liane Moriarty's The Husband's Secret (Penguin) has reigned atop the Bookstat e-book top 10 for a second week running. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-01 13:30:35 UTC ]
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Know thy reader

With the levelling off of e-book sales, many have begun to wonder whether the book publishing industry will be spared the kinds of disruption experienced by other sectors of the media industries. But the digital transformation of the book publishing industry was never fundamentally about e-books... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-13 06:41:09 UTC ]
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Meet BISG's Claire Holloway

In a week-long series, 'PW' talks with the chairs of BISG's five committees. Today, Claire Holloway, manager of data management and e-book services at Baker & Taylor Publisher Services, talks about ONIX and how joining BISG spurred her to get a MLIS degree. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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