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These are 2019’s most-borrowed digital books.

Rakuten OverDrive, a platform for digital books (used by more than 43,000 libraries and schools worldwide), has released a list of its most-borrowed ebooks and audiobooks in 2019. There are no real surprises on the list, besides maybe the fact that so many people want to listen to a woman tell... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-08 19:19:19 UTC ]
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Taking From The Vulnerable: JPay, States Charge Incarcerated For Free Ebooks

JPay made ebooks from Project Gutenberg free to incarcerated people who have their tablets last month. But...where did the money they collected for all of those Project Gutenberg books go? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-05 11:39:33 UTC ]
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Want To Borrow A Library Ebook? Why It Might Become More Challenging (& How Libraries Are Fighting Back)

Macmillan's embargo on new ebooks impacts public libraries, now scrambling to make materials available to patrons. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-01 10:32:08 UTC ]
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Konnie Huq and 90 MPs call for end to 'reading tax' in UK

TV star joins delegation to the chancellor of the exchequer demanding an end to VAT on digital books, which traditional publications escapeChildren’s laureate Cressida Cowell and former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq have joined 90 MPs calling on the government to scrap the “reading tax” on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-31 15:01:27 UTC ]
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Why Did Interactive Ebooks Never Catch On?

We examine why interactive ebooks have struggled to catch on among readers, considering the work that goes into them, the distraction of them, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-05 10:36:04 UTC ]
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JD Salinger estate finally agrees to ebook editions

Author’s son explains that wish for accessibility has persuaded trustees to look past his father’s dislike of digital mediaAfter years of refusing to allow publishers to digitise his works, the estate of JD Salinger has announced that the author’s famously small body of work will be published as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-12 15:49:19 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for August 7th, 2019

Sponsored by Ruby Lang’s Playing House. Available now wherever eBooks are sold. These deals were active as of this writing, but ... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-07 15:35:07 UTC ]
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50 of the Best Amazon Prime Books Available Through Prime Reading

You don't need Kindle Unlimited to get free ebooks on Amazon — all you need is a Prime subscription. Here are the best Amazon Prime books on Prime Reading. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-18 10:35:34 UTC ]
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How did Walmart end up promoting Hitler’s Mein Kampf?

Union-busting retail behemoth Walmart has come under fire this week for prominently featuring Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf in a sponsored Facebook post. According to Business Insider, the since-deleted post featured an oil painting of history’s greatest monster underneath a message urging customers... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-02 19:41:09 UTC ]
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Warning: In just a few days, the ebooks you've purchased from Microsoft will vanish

It's a little while since Microsoft announced that is dropping the Books category from the Microsoft Store, but a serious deadline is now looming. If you have bought books or downloaded free books from the Store, you only have a few more days to read them -- so if there are any you haven't... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-06-28 15:41:08 UTC ]
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Bonnier’s BookBeat Announces a 24-Market European Expansion

Sweden’s Bonnier has announced a sweeping expansion in Europe of its BookBeat digital service, multiplying by seven times its former reach in terms of markets for audiobooks and ebooks. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Service Has More Than 50,000 Audiobooks and Ebooks he... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-24 12:55:40 UTC ]
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Russian Book Market Players Explore Digital Serialization

The growing popularity of ebooks in Russia is prompting some publishers to look at online serialization as an option for distribution and sales, both as an offer to consumers and to writers of works in progress. The post Russian Book Market Players Explore Digital Serialization appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-20 05:30:42 UTC ]
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Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live

We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students arou... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-06-19 13:30:00 UTC ]
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