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Bookstat: Slaughter kills the competition

Karin Slaughter’s False Witness (HarperCollins) set its sights on the Bookstat e-book number one, charting top for the week ending 8th January. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-14 14:41:25 UTC ]
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Harlequin’s New Subscription Service Debuts

Priced at $14.99 per month, Harlequin Plus will offer subscribers monthly book bundles, access to an e-book library, and a regularly updated selection of movies and games. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New York's library e-book licensing bill vetoed as Maryland challenge looms

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has welcomed the decision by New York Governor Kathy Hochul to veto a bill that would have forced publishers and authors to grant e-book licences to libraries under state-imposed terms. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-31 06:31:54 UTC ]
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Child, Grisham, PRH and Amazon awarded $7.8m in e-book piracy lawsuit

Authors including Lee Child and John Grisham have been awarded $7.8m (£5.8m) in damages, after teaming up with Amazon and Penguin Random House to sue a number of pirate e-book sites at work in Ukraine. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-29 09:54:39 UTC ]
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Authors Win $7.8 Million Default Judgment in Global Piracy Lawsuit

A federal judge has issued a default judgment against a major overseas e-book piracy operation known as the KISS Library. In addition to a permanent injunction barring the service from operating, the court also awarded the plaintiffs the maximum amount of damages under the law, totaling some... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearing Set in AAP Suit Over Maryland E-book Law as Clock Ticks on New York Bill

A federal judge won't hear the AAP's bid to stop Maryland's library e-book law until February, meaning the law will take effect on January 1. Meanwhile, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has until December 29 to sign New York's own library e-book law. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Ellis scales the chart at long last

J R Ellis’ Murder at St Anne’s (Thomas & Mercer) has clocked in as the Bookstat e-book number one for the week ending 11th December, marking the author’s first number one in the chart. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-15 10:37:54 UTC ]
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AAP Sues to Block Maryland, New York Library E-book Laws

The AAP filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to stop Maryland's library e-book law for taking effect January 1 and also disclosed that it was one of more than 20 organizations to sign a letter to New York governor Kathy Hochul urging her to veto a similar bill. Both pieces of legislation require... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lawmakers Expand Inquiry into Library E-book Market

After questioning the Big Five publishers in September, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo (D-California) this week expanded their ongoing inquiry into the library e-book market with questions for nine major library e-book distributors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Google lets Android apps use third-party payments in South Korea

Google is honoring South Korea's law requiring support for third-party payments, but not quite in the way you might have expected. The Wall Street Journalreports Google will allow the use of alternative payment systems for Play Store apps in South Korea. Check out with a supporting app and... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-11-04 13:42:55 UTC ]
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Lawyers Argue that E-book Price-Fixing Case Against Amazon, Big Five Publishers Should Proceed

In a lengthy opposition brief filed this week, lawyers for a potential consumer class portrayed their case as the second act of the Apple e-books case and insisted there is more than enough evidence for the case to proceed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: The Couple at No 9 doubles up at the top

Claire Douglas' The Couple at No 9 (Penguin) notched up a second week in the Bookstat e-book number one spot, for the week ending 16th October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-20 10:06:04 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Facebook's October 4th outage, explained

We’ll get into why Facebook saw its entire business fall off a cliff on Monday, but first: e-readers.It’s a device category we don’t see much development in — probably because it’s very much a device for reading text and not much else. Amazon’s Kindle, thanks to its powerful online e-book store,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-10-06 11:15:08 UTC ]
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Educational publishers win injunction against unlicensed e-book sites

Educational publishers Macmillan Learning, Cengage Group, Elsevier, McGraw Hill and Pearson have obtained a preliminary injunction against 60 websites that sell illegal, unlicensed copies of e-books.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 14:17:26 UTC ]
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Wyden, Eshoo Question Big Five Publishers Over Their Library E-book Practices

The lawmakers seek a wide range of information not only on the publishers’ digital library practices, but also on the economics of the market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: two's company for Osman sequel

Richard Osman’s The Man Who Died Twice (Penguin) scored the Bookstat e-book number one for the week ending 18th September, doubling up on its overall print number one—and leapfrogging Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You (Faber) in both charts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 03:15:19 UTC ]
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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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