PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Can Amazon's Kindle Vella Break Through with Younger Readers?

For Kindle Vella, Amazon’s reading app for serial fiction, Gen Z readers, who are consuming webtoons and web novels in large numbers, could hold the key to success. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Stay Strong

Known for store-specific, unique curation, Pacific Northwest bookstores are flavored by their local environs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Publishing in the Pacific Northwest

From Amazon to indies, the region is home to some of the nation’s most innovative publishing companies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: How the Multnomah County Library Ensures a Welcoming, Safe Space for All

How did ibrary leaders learn how to make their neighborhood library branches more welcoming to BIPOC and culturally marginalized people? They listened. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: From Book Desert to Oasis

How One Oregon Community Reopened Its Library After the County Voted to Shut It Down Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: The Library Community Is Getting Together Again

One of the largest ALA divisions (second only to the Association of College and Research Libraries), The PLA conference is one of the most vibrant, popular, and well-attended ALA events, often drawing around 8,000 attendees or more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
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Amazon sale discounts Kindle e-readers by up to 21 percent

If you've had your eye on one of Amazon's premium e-readers but haven't yet pulled the trigger, today might be the day to do so. As part of a wide-ranging sale across various own-brand Amazon devices, the Kindle Oasis, Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition and standard Kindle Paperwhite are all... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-08-15 08:46:55 UTC ]
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Prime Day Kindle deals: Every Amazon e-reader is absurdly cheap

Amazon’s Kindles are the e-readers most people want. Usually, high demand means higher prices. Yet Amazon is all but giving Kindles away for Prime Day 2022, offering up deals on both basic and bougie models at absurdly low prices, even as “Prime Day” continues on into its second day. (You need... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2022-07-13 14:58:47 UTC ]
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Save $50 on Amazon’s kid-friendly Kindle e-readers, today only

Amazon makes child-friendly versions of its popular Kindle e-readers, and today only, you can get them for a whole lot less than usual. The regular Kindle Kids is $60 down from $110, and the Kindle Paperwhite Kids is $110 instead of $160. Both Kindle devices are at their all-time low prices.... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2022-03-04 15:07:26 UTC ]
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Grab an Amazon Kindle e-reader for 44% off

Bookworms, clear your schedules. Just in time for the winter holidays, Amazon’s entry-level Kindle is back at an all-time low. Right now, you can get the Amazon Kindle for $50, or 44 percent off the normal price. This model’s standout feature is a front light that makes reading in the dark... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon's upgraded Kindle Paperwhite lineup makes the best e-reader even better

Official news came much sooner than expected. On Tuesday, just a day after leaks surfaced on the company’s Canadian and Mexican sites about models with a bigger screen and dramatically more LEDs, Amazon confirmed the launch of three new Kindle Paperwhites. In addition to a successor for the... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2021-09-21 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Announces Its Wattpad-Style ‘Kindle Vella’ Platform

Opening a new route to self-publishing, Amazon's Kindle Vella capitalizes on the popularity of online serialized storytelling. The post Amazon Announces Its Wattpad-Style ‘Kindle Vella’ Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-14 17:25:03 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle Oasis Review: Now Is the Perfect Time to Buy an E-Reader

In an era of smartphone addiction, a single-purpose device like an e-reader may help you unplug and focus on content that will bring you joy. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Amazon's luxurious Kindle Voyage e-reader is $105 off in this today-only refurbished deal

E-readers are a fantastic way to breeze through novels. It turns books into completely searchable documents that you can highlight, bookmark, and make notes on.  Amazon’s luxurious Kindle Voyage elevates the experience even more, and for today only, the online retailer is selling this front-lit... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon refreshes Kindle Oasis e-reader with larger screen and waterproofing

While you can read ebooks on Android tablets and iPad devices, you really shouldn't. These screens can strain your eyes, causing discomfort and creating a negative experience. Not to mention, if you tend to read outdoors, the glare can be unbearable. Instead, an e-ink reader is the best option.... Continue reading at Betanews

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Publishing in the Pacific Northwest: Amazon Becomes a Publishing Force

Since its 2009 launch, Amazon Publishing has steadily ramped up its program, and is now the Pacific northwest's largest publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Introduces Kindle Oasis Premium E-reader

The Kindle Oasis is the eighth edition of Amazon's Kindle e-reading devices and is designed to be lighter, thinner and offers a new dual battery system. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon's Kindle e-readers learn some new tricks -- download the update now!

I get it -- you own a tablet and don't think you need a dedicated e-ink based e-reader. While I respect your opinion, I must tell you that it is wrong. Sure, reading a book on a back-lit LCD display is passable, but hardly a good experience. Not only can this be fatiguing to your eyes, but most... Continue reading at Betanews

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Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by ebook price-fixing scandal

If you bought a lot of bestsellers, you could see a hefty credit on your Amazon account on Tuesday. Continue reading at PC World

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