E-book subscription service Oyster has added the full Harry Potter series today. To celebrate, the app's themes are replaced by Hogwarts House themes, and their online literary magazine will feature Harry Potter-related content today through Friday. READ MORE »
J.K. Rowling has been very protective of Harry Potter, not letting her boy wizard jump into the e-book format until 2012. When he finally did, it was part of a universe she controlled, Pottermore.
Unlike Blinkbox Movies and Blinkbox Music, Tesco hasn't found a buyer for its underperforming Blinkbox Books service. We expected the e-book platform to quietly fade into the night, along with customers' purchases, but it seems Tesco has a parting gi...
Some closure in the ongoing story of retail giant Tesco offloading its digital content effort blinkbox. Assets from blinkbox Books — specifically customer accounts and existing e-book libraries — are being picked up by Kobo, the e-book division of Rakuten. Show More Summary
Oyster, which offers unlimited access to more than 1 million e-books for $9.95 a month, just announced it’s adding the Harry Potter series to its library. To do this, it’s partnering with the website Pottermore, which has been getting attention recently for publishing new, Potter-related stories from author J.K. Rowling. Read More
On sale today in hardcover and e-book. Exerpt here. Author website here. West Coast tour schedule here. (Making Light...
One of the many wonderful things about a physical book is that it can be easily shared. When you're finished, you can just hand it off to someone if you think they'll like it. When you buy an e-book, however, it's not so easy. If you bought the title on Amazon, only devices registered with your Amazon account will be able to access the book. Show More Summary
Late last year, an article appeared in The Guardian about the info that e-book seller Kobo collected about the habits of their readers: After collecting data between January and November 2014 from more than 21m users, in countries including Canada, the US, the UK, France, Italy and the Netherlands, Kobo found that its most completed […]
While e-books are everywhere, electronic textbooks never really caught on, despite their potential to bring immersive learning at a lower cost. Amazon is trying to change that with the Kindle Textbook Creator, a free app from its newly formed Kindle...
Amazon on Thursday released a tool meant to help educators and writers publish e-textbooks. It's straightforwardly titled the Kindle Textbook Creator, and it makes it easy to transform PDFs into an e-book format. Plain PDFs are pretty...Show More Summary
All-you-can-consume content is very popular these days, and for a few pounds a month you can get yourself unlimited access to films, tv, and even e-books. Magazines are no exception, but who has time to read entire back catalogues of...Show More Summary
All-you-can-consume content is very popular these days, and for a few pounds a month you can get yourself unlimited access to films, tv, and even e-books. But what about magazines? You may be able to buy back issues, but until Magzter Gold came along you had to buy them all individually. Show More Summary
Politico: “The pre-presidential campaign book — that quadrennial rite in which anyone running for president, thinking about running or even denying they’re running releases a hardcover book with their name on it — has long been known as a stale, [...] The post Candidates Trying E-Books Instead appeared first on Political Wire.
If you love to read and, like so many Americans, have downloaded an ebook onto a tablet or Amazon Kindle, you'll be heartened to hear that the news out of New York's publishing industry is good for readers of fiction and nonfiction alike. I...Show More Summary
For the past few months, our distributor (Ingram) has been encouraging She Writes Press to price our e-books above $9.99. Because we are distributed by Ingram, we will not be penalized by Amazon for pricing above this price point, and...Show More Summary
2014 was a great year for content marketers. We saw our social feeds fill up with everything from blogs, infographics and e-books, to white papers, podcasts and videos. We created and posted more content than ever before, which has resulted in 93% of organizations now using content to market their brand.