New E-Book Services Borrow a Page From Netflix

Oyster and Scribd let you read an unlimited number of books for a monthly fee, but is there enough content to make it worth it? Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix-Like Book Services Would Be Happy if You Read Less

As long as they pay publishers every time a book is read, ebook subscription services are more successful the less people read. The post Netflix-Like Book Services Would Be Happy if You Read Less appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Are Lining Up Behind ‘Netflix for Books’ Services. But Why?

On Tuesday, Scribd and Oyster both announced partnerships with Macmillan to bring new titles to their ebook subscription services. But how do all-you-can read platforms benefit publishers? The post Publishers Are Lining Up Behind ‘Netflix for Books’ Services. But Why? appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books lands book behind Ted Bundy Netflix series

Mirror Books has acquired the book behind the Netflix series "The Ted Bundy Tapes" with plans to publish next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online with Bookings service

Small business owners are getting a new feature tailored just for them in Microsoft Office 365—a full-service system for scheduling appointments for their services over the internet. Microsoft Bookings is a new service that makes it possible for business owners to create their own scheduling... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Subscription Service for Christian Books Launched

Entitle Books, an ebook subscription service, has launched Entitle Christian, devoted exclusively to Christian books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brought to book: how a publishing gold rush pinned Trump to the page

Wade through the vast library and a horrifying picture emerges: an ignorant, narcissistic, racist liar with a strange relationship with his daughter and senior adviserDonald Trump is not a reader but to the publishing industry he is the gift that keeps on giving. His time in the White House has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-11 05:00:04 UTC ]
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Capital Crime launches Book Club subscription service

Capital Crime is launching a monthly subscription service, providing two curated paperbacks alongside exclusive author content and access to community activities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 02:25:45 UTC ]
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Column: Horror clouds every page of Mary Trump's book about her Uncle Donald

'Too Much and Never Enough,' a book written about President Trump by his niece, is dark right from the get-go. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-09 18:03:41 UTC ]
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Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-05-01 08:02:52 UTC ]
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Netflix to release documentary centred on Michelle Obama's book tour

Following the publication of Michelle Obama's autobiography Becoming (Viking) in 2018, Netflix is releasing a documentary film of the same name, directed by Nadia Hallgren. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 03:41:08 UTC ]
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Joseph Coelho to helm National Shelf Service's World Book Night event

YouTube book recommendation series the National Shelf Service has announced a series of World Book Night broadcasts, to feature a bedtime reading hour with poet and author Joseph Coelho. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 10:36:13 UTC ]
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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 12:56:42 UTC ]
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Little, Brown 'librarians' launch book recommendation service

Little, Brown has launched a personalised book recommendation service on its social media channels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Turning a new page: the rise of #Merky Books

Malorie Blackman sold her life story to them, other hot authors are lining up. What makes Stormzy’s imprint so different?In a glass-walled meeting room on the fifth floor of Penguin Random House headquarters in Pimlico, Theophina Gabriel is talking about her love of reading while laughing at her... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-16 08:00:15 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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New subscription box service confronts lack of representation in children's books

A new subscription service offering monthly deliveries of black children's literature has been launched in response to the lack of children’s books in the UK featuring BAME characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 16:01:04 UTC ]
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