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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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The e-book vaccine?

Despite the fact that so much entertainment content is now digitally delivered, physical books - at least up until this point - have continued to outpace the sales of e-books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 01:46:07 UTC ]
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Macmillan drops controversial US e-book library policy

Macmillan has abandoned its controversial lending policy on e-books for US libraries in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 05:44:27 UTC ]
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Macmillan Abandons Library E-book Embargo

“There are times in life when differences should be put aside,” reads a brief memo from Macmillan CEO John Sargent addressed to librarians, authors, illustrators, and agents, revealing that Macmillan will "return to the library e-book pricing model that was in effect on October 31st, 2019." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Marian holds the Keyes to the top

Eight new titles have flocked into the Bookstat E-Book top 10 for the week ending 7th March, with Daisy Pearce’s The Silence in the number one spot. Of course, Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light also broke into the chart, hitting fourth place with an estimated 20,114 units sold. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 05:16:17 UTC ]
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Under quarantine in South Korea? You can now read 50,000 books for free.

This week, amid a deluge of vaguely horrifying, opportunistic-seeming quarantine-related reading lists, here’s something that seems genuinely good: a South Korean e-book startup is waiving its subscription fee for coronavirus patients and people under quarantine in the country. “We hope that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-10 16:59:11 UTC ]
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Is Macmillan Reconsidering Its Library E-book Embargo?

Macmillan executives are seeking feedback on three new e-book licensing proposals from a select group of librarians. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital bestseller lists: Koontz’s prophetic novel hits charts

Alex North's The Whisper Man has claimed the Bookstat E-Book number one for the week ending 29th February. In its fourth week in the top 10, the psychological thriller leapfrogged the previous week's number one, Ali Mercer's His Secret Family. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 16:19:01 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Secret Family is a winning formula

Ali Mercer’s His Secret Family climbed two places to swipe the Bookstat E-Book number one for the first time, for the week ending 22nd February. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 20:21:16 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 11:38:52 UTC ]
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Canelo snares new Gerlis spy series

Canelo has snared three books in a new spy series from ex-BBC journalist and e-book star Alex Gerlis, alongside his backlist. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 11:18:16 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: January 10, 2020

Among the week's headlines: the Senate quickly confirms Trump's IMLS appointee; the DPLA announces a new e-book initiative with BiblioLabs; and what a major open access deal in Europe means for the future of scholarly communication. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: January 3, 2020

The year 2019 ends with excellent budget news for IMLS; meet the winners of the 'I Love My Librarian Awards'; and the headlines keep coming in the library e-book market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What Can Heal the Publisher-Library Divide? Data

The best way to end the e-book standoff between publishers and libraries is to use data. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PA welcomes EU court ruling on e-book exhaustion rights

​The Publishers Association has welcomed the latest ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the exhaustion of e-book rights, which has found the re-sale of second-hand e-books infringes copyright.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 20:42:11 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Book Ranking: Adam Kay's festive follow-up shifts back into the top

Adam Kay's Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) has re-claimed the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one, topping the chart for the first time since its launch week in October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 16:49:58 UTC ]
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L.A. is an e-book borrower's paradise. A major publisher's crackdown could hurt

L.A. County is home to more than 30 library systems, with a growing number of patrons signing up for multiple cards to borrow digital books. But Macmillan Publishers is tightening the rules. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-09 13:00:55 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Pullman in BBC boost

Lee Child's Blue Moon claimed a second week atop the Weekly E-Book Ranking, bringing the veteran crime author’s total haul of number ones up to eight. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 18:28:02 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 15, 2019

Among the headlines this week: ALA applauds Trump's choice to lead IMLS; the simple reason why some librarians believe Macmillan's e-book embargo is destined to flop; and administrators finally come clean about why a YA author's library visit was canceled. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Twice in a Blue Moon for Child

Contrary to its namesake, Lee Child's Blue Moon appeared twice in the week ending 2nd November; the title topped the Nielsen BookScan charts in hardback format, and the e-book edition stormed to the top of the Weekly E-Book Ranking. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 14:57:35 UTC ]
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