Getting Kindles into Indie Bookstores Isn’t Going to Be Easy

Amazon is offering independent bookstores Kindles to sell and a commission on ebook sales, but most have rejected the proposal as bad business and "a lie." Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle vs. Kindle Paperwhite vs. Kindle Oasis: Which is best

When it comes to the Kindle e-reader, the decision often isn’t whether to buy one, but which one to buy. Amazon currently offers three models: the All-new Kindle, All-new Kindle Paperwhite, and All-new Kindle Oasis. As their names make clear, they’ve all been recently updated with new and... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-11-19 11:30:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Writer’s Block Bookstore

In the past decade, Writer’s Block, which sells new books for both adults and children, has become a literary hub of the Greater Orlando metro area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore of the Year 2024 Finalist: Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore and Gallery

Cofounded in Calle 24, San Francisco’s Latino cultural district, in 2021, the bookstore specializes in radical literature, poetry, and Spanish-language titles, and embodies the Mission District’s storied revolutionary spirit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Which Kindle Should I Buy?: An In-Depth Comparison of Different Kindle Models

With plenty of choices, it can be overwhelming to pick a Kindle. In this review, I shed light to the question: “Which Kindle should I buy?” Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-21 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Changes Kindle eBook Return Policy, Ends Lending Between Kindle Users, and More

What's going on with Kindle? See what changes are coming to return policies, file formats, and ebook lending at Amazon. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-10-19 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle vs. Kindle Paperwhite: Should you pay more for your e-reader?

Getting an e-reader can do wonders for bookworms struggling with library management. (Physical space is a finite and precious resource, as we all found out during the pandemic.) You don’t even have to spend that much either, as today’s entry-level options pack a slew of features. Case in... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2022-09-13 15:01:41 UTC ]
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Bookstore Spotlight: White Whale Bookstore

We talk with Jill and Adlai Yeomans, owners of White Whale Bookstore in Pittsburgh, Pa., which focuses on literary fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Kellyanne Conway Isn't Wearing Wedding Ring, Says Husband George Isn't Either

However, the former White House adviser also said she and her husband spent the weekend together with family. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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10 of the Best Etsy Kindle Covers For Your New Kindle

If you got a new Kindle for the holidays, keep it protected and looking great with these handmade or custom options from Etsy.- Matt Grant Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-12 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle is on sale for $55 with three months of Kindle Unlimited

If you missed Amazon's standard e-reader when it was on sale for $50 on Black Friday, you have another shot to grab it for less. The regular Kindle is back on sale for $55, and you'll get three months of Kindle Unlimited along with it. It may be a bit more expensive than it was one week ago, but... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-12-03 17:32:03 UTC ]
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James Whiteside isn’t a typical ballet star, and his memoir isn’t a typical ballet story

The American Ballet Theatre star has written a thoughtful collection of essays that gives readers insight into what it means to defy categorization. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How to remove ads and Special Offers from your Kindle or Kindle Fire

If your Kindle has ads or “Special Offers” showing onscreen, it’s because you made a deal. You chose to save money on your Kindle’s purchase price by accepting the "Ad-Supported discount (formerly known as the “With Special Offers” discount). It seemed like a good idea at the time, but now... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2021-08-18 22:51:00 UTC ]
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Denver's Tattered Cover Bookstore Is Now the Largest Black-Owned Bookstore in the U.S.

Denver's iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore, which has been owned by Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan since 2015, has been sold to two entrepreneurs and Denver natives, Kwame Spearman and David Back. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Read one bookstore owner’s impassioned call to help all independent bookstores.

As COVID cases surge to record numbers and Republicans flirt with a paper coup the future of the nation’s bookstores remains perilous. Yes, we all have a lot to worry about—but if you care about that unwieldy, amorphous thing called literary culture, please spare a moment (or a dollar) to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 16:14:32 UTC ]
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Get $20 off both Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite right now

Reading is a great way to fill this newfound free time we all have and Amazon’s newest deal on the Kindle Paperwhite can make it easier to do so. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale right now for $100, which is $20 off its normal price, and you can get... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-07-20 17:46:44 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite drop back to all-time low prices

Amazon's latest Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are back down to their lowest prices since Black Friday. The newest Kindle Paperwhite is now $85, instead of the usual $130, while the latest standard Kindle is $60, instead of the usual list price of $90.... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-03-02 13:55:00 UTC ]
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Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

For this year's Love Your Bookstore Challenge, the staff at Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore share their colorful and varied must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-13 11:00:58 UTC ]
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Pricing for the 6-inch Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite drop to all-time lows

If you need to get some reading done without lugging around a ton of books, today’s deal is for you. Amazon is selling the latest version of the 6-inch Kindle with no ads and the Kindle Paperwhite with ads at $70 and $100 respectively–a discount of $30. Sure, those are their typical sale prices,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Bookstore Makes the Shortlist for PW Bookstore of the Year

For the first time in the nearly 25-year history of the PW Bookstore of the Year Awards, a children’s only bookstore, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, was named one of five finalists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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