Company J'son & Partners Consulting presented the results of market research, e-books in Russia and in the world in the 1st half of 2013, where it is noted that the Russian market of electronic books by the end of 2012 stood at 254.4...Show More Summary
"These devices together represent about one hundred books—so far. My library ranges from Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo to Heinlein’s Citizen of the Galaxy to Walter Hunt’s A Song in Stone. (Forgive the shameless self-promotion asShow More Summary
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A couple of books in the Saxon Tales by Bernard Cornwell are on sale in the Kindle store for $1.99. With the 7th book due out January 2014, books 5 and 6 are the ones on sale. You can find links to the Kindle editions below: -The Burning Land: -Death of Kings I read the […]
I found this deal last night and just remembered I hadn't mentioned it on the blog. The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva is on sale in the Kindle store for $2.99 here. I've only read the last 3 or 4 (and the first one a long time ago), but anytime I see a Silva e-book […]
Amazon is having their "biggest kindle book deal ever"...the list of SFF books are too long to list here (218 of 'em). You can find the entire list here, but I'll highlight a few below: -The Novels of the Jaran: Jaran, An Earthly Crown, His Conquering Sword, and The Law of Becoming by Kate Elliott […]
Roger Parloff, reporting for Fortune: Apple accused the monitor, Michael Bromwich, a partner at the law firm of Goodwin Procter, of charging excessive fees, behaving in an “unfettered and inappropriate manner,” relying on “secret communications...Show More Summary
As an e-book reader and advocate going back 15-plus years, I am getting thoroughly sick of hearing about the wonderful heft and smell and feel of physical books. Every time I hear a discussion (usually a podcast) someone waxes poetic … Continue reading ?
But as you know, it's not just about drawing traffic (aka readers, aka prospects) to your blog/site. Just because they like what you have given them freely doesn't mean they'll choose you to help them with their next transaction. InShow More Summary
Thanks to a reader, Michael, for pointing out the following sale: The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks is on sale in the Kindle store for a measly $1.79 at the moment. You can find it here.
Just one ebook deal to mention this evening....Homeland by R.A. Salvatore is on sale in the Kindle store for $1.99 here.
The latest Robert Langdon thriller by Dan Brown, Inferno, is on sale in the Kindle store for $3.99 here.
Most of the books in the Patrick Bowers series by Steven James are on sale in the Kindle store at the moment. You can search the blog for my reviews of the first 3 books, all of which are fantastic. I would include the links here, but I'm barely awake enough to post this deal […]
The e-book omnibus edition of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy, by Steig Larsson, is on sale in the Kindle store for $6.29. That works out to just over $2.00 per book. You can find the Kindle edition here.
As competitors in the e-book subscription market, Scribd and Oyster like to emphasize their differences. Yet the two share a common talking point: They both drop the name HarperCollins. The New York-based publishing house, whose roots...Show More Summary
Apple this week filed an official complaint with a U.S. district court, saying the antitrust compliance monitor tasked with keeping tabs on the company's dealings is requiring excessive pay, over $138,000 for the past two weeks, and is making unreasonable requests outside of his mandated jurisdiction.
That didn’t take long: One month after a federal court judged appointed a lawyer to monitor Apple’s e-book pricing reforms, the two sides aren’t getting along.
Apple lost its antitrust e-book trial this summer. Now it has to pay a court-appointed attorney more than $1,100 an hour to keep tabs on itself.
Sixteen to 24-year-olds are known as the super-connected generation, obsessed with snapping selfies or downloading the latest mobile apps, so it comes as a surprise to learn that 62% prefer print books to ebooks. Asked about preferences for physical products versus digital content, printed books jump out as the media most desired in material form,... Read More