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Licensing Hotline: October 16

Simon & Schuster has secured the rights to produce Ready to Read books in North America based on the preschool series 'Doozers,' licensed by the Jim Henson Company. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending August 22, 2014

Independents continue to grow with the addition of a second location for a particularly aptly named store, I Read Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Music to read books by

The Bookshop Band write songs inspired by the books of visiting authors like The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry's Rachel Joyce. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Kindle take off in China?

Amazon's Kindle e-reader is now available in China. But the Chinese Government may not be a fan and, as many Chinese use their phones to read books, the Kindle may face an uphill battle. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best-selling Author: "Public Libraries Deprive Writers Of Royalties"

"Horrible Histories" author Terry Deary told a newspaper that public libraries are a drain on government resources that deprive authors of royalty checks. Best-selling childrens' book author Terry Deary has become the first major writer to speak up against the concept of public libraries. In... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling author riles many, calling libraries 'no longer relevant'

British writer Terry Deary, author of the 'Horrible Histories' children's series, says that libraries have 'had their day' and that there is no 'entitlement to read books for free.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In China, 25 Million People Use Only Their Cell Phones to Read Books

Mobile reading may revive entire genres of literature, such as mid-length novels and poems, which have fallen out of favor. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2012-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's iBooks App Gets a Refresh

Apple announced on Tuesday a new version of its iBooks application, the iOS-based software which allows mobile users to read books on their tablets and smartphones. Version 3.0 of the new app comes with a continuous scrolling feature, fuller integration with Apple's iCloud, Facebook and Twitter... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nook for Web Lets You Sample and Read Books From Your Browser

Barnes & Noble catches up to Amazon and Google with a Web-based ebook service. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Spotify for books" service launches

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 15:58 An online view-on-demand books service dubbed “the Spotify of books” has launched today. 24symbols, created by a Spanish team co-founded by Justo Hidalgo, is offering access to 1,000 book titles for a subscription fee. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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