How to read ebooks for nothing

OPINION: Reading a paperback novel or magazine is a rare chance to unplug from the digital world and immerse yourself in a great story. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shocker: People who read ebooks read more

Are you ready for a bombshell? Turns out people who read ebooks read more books than those don't. That tidbit comes from the number crunchers at Pew. According to a new report titled "The Rise of E-Reading," the ebook readers read an average of 24 books in the past year, versus the 15 books read... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

Take a deep dive into research around reading ebooks and print books, and how these experiences compare to each other and other media. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-02 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Free Ebooks about Police Violence to Read Right Now

Here are some free ebooks about police violence to read right now, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-04 18:15:44 UTC ]
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99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading

For the duration of the coronavirus crisis, Granta Books is running special offers on weekly, themed selections of our ebooks. The post 99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at Granta

[ Granta | 2020-04-20 00:31:17 UTC ]
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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 10:32:33 UTC ]
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Rakuten Kobo’s 2018 Bestselling Ebooks and Reading Trends

They're reading an average 73 hours per year, says Canada's big ebook and audiobook service, and Rakuten Kobo sees a lot of US politics on its most-read lists in 2018. The post Rakuten Kobo’s 2018 Bestselling Ebooks and Reading Trends appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Axe the reading tax': book industry demands end to VAT on ebooks

Following EU directive that allows governments to waive duty on digital publications, calls grow for the UK to end ‘illogical and unfair’ levyThe UK government is being urged to axe the “illogical and unfair” 20% tax currently imposed on ebooks, while print books remain exempt, after European... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Make it your hone: the ebook that you are forced to edit as you read

On each page of A Universe Explodes by Tea Uglow, owners are required to add one word and remove two – which amounts to an odd reading experienceIt opens with a woman reaching up for a cereal bowl and closes with a new beginning – or at least it does for the moment. By the time you get to read... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to buy and read ebooks in Edge as part of the Windows 10 Creators Update

As part of the blitz of new features in the Windows 10 Creators Update (see our full review here), Microsoft has added e-reading capabilities to its Edge browser. It’s a bit quirky, given its infancy, but with a bit of practice you can be lounging by the pool with an electronic novel in no... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime subscribers now have free ebooks, magazines and more with Prime Reading

If you have been looking for one more reason to become an Amazon Prime subscriber, the newly launched Prime Reading feature could just be the clincher. Prime Reading gives US subscribers access to a library of free Kindle ebooks, magazines, comics and other publications completely free of... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook Lending Startup BookBites Tracks Children’s Reading Progress

A platform on which children's can borrow and read ebooks, BookBites integrates visual elements and tracking tools to encourage reading and book discovery. The post Ebook Lending Startup BookBites Tracks Children’s Reading Progress appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Subway Reads' gives NYC straphangers free ebook shorts and excerpts

Have you ever been on an NYC subway? If not, let me tell you -- it is often horrible. Air conditioning can be broken, leading to high temperatures. Even worse, some people bring their food below ground, resulting in a stinky train car -- yuck! Don't even get me started on the performers --... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bibliovore is a stylish eBook reading app for Windows

Windows 10 has native support for PDF, but if ePub is your preferred reading format then you’ll still need to find a third-party viewer. Bibliovore is a good-looking eBook reader and manager app for Windows 8.1 and later. The app imports individual ePub and PDF files, and can also scan and open... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russians Who Read Still Prefer Print Over Ebooks

A new survey showed that Russian readers preferred printed books over eBooks by 49% to 9%, though 37% surveyed said “that they do not read books at all.” The post Russians Who Read Still Prefer Print Over Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romania’s Ebook Developer Read Forward Opens in London

Read Forward, a Romanian startup which developed the first digital textbook in the Romanian market, launched its first international office in London. The post Romania’s Ebook Developer Read Forward Opens in London appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Total BooX: Ebooks for the Way the 21st-Century Reader Reads

When it comes to catering to Millennials, Total BooX believes that eliminating the the friction in the traditional ebook purchasing process is key. The post Total BooX: Ebooks for the Way the 21st-Century Reader Reads appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook Platforms Know What, When and How You Read

A panel at Digital Book World last week offered several insights on how ebook platforms are analyzing user data and what they have discovered. The post Ebook Platforms Know What, When and How You Read appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The ebook industry needs to make reading more social

The music, film and TV industries have all undergone radical transformations over the last fifteen years. In contrast, the publishing industry is only now feeling the full force of technological change. Ebooks and ereaders are changing consumers' reading habits and throwing up serious questions... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2014-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription ebook plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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