Shelfie, a mobile app that encouragers readers to take photos of their print books in exchange for e-books, has formed a partnership with De Gruyter.
E-book readers and tablets can handle several types of files, but some may work better for certain kinds of books.
Kobo’s new e-book reader has a 7.8? 1872 x 1404 screen yet weighs just half a pound. It’s also waterproof and has an adjustable night mode that reduces blue light. It also has Wi-Fi, 8GB of storage and a battery that lasts up to a month per charge.
In a surprise move for those of us who thought we’d left Hogwarts behind, there will be three more books released on September 6.
“The first three titles, to be released on Sept. 6 by her publishing platform Pottermore, will focus on the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The e-books, each about 10,000 words long, will include new material as well as writing previously published on Pottermore.com.”
These digital anthologies will be sold on Pottermore, as well as on Amazon and other digital retailers, and will cost $2.99.
Author J.K. Rowling's Pottermore venture is correcting media outlets that assume the three new e-books will continue Harry's story.
The Connecticut State Library wants to make it easier for patrons to check out e-books without having to download third-party apps.
Much has been said about the battle between publishers and libraries. Libraries objected to high prices, especially for e-books, and publishers moaned about decreasing profits. Discussions center around ownership models and digital preservation, but one variable is missing in all of these equations: the author.
From the Cheapskate: This surprisingly compact stick can pair with up to three devices for media streaming, file sharing and more. Plus: a seriously sweet bundle of e-books for programmers.
Three new Harry Potter books are on the way. They’ll be collections of short pieces from the Pottermore website and sold as low-priced e-books. The Pottermore Presents series will combine archive material from the site along with new...Show More Summary
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Microsoft has teamed up with Booktrack, a tool designed for self-published writers and publishers to add soundtracks to their e-books, to put this technology in the hands of students.
Bookburners, a popular e-book and audio series released in installments through Serial Box, has a new print deal.
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J.K. Rowling just can't quit Hogwarts. The "Harry Potter" author will release three new short e-books next month "that dig deep into the Harry Potter stories," she announced on the Pottermore website Wednesday. The trio of books, called "Pottermore Presents," will feature "titbits taken from Pottermore’s...
The series will include new and old writing on the wizarding world.
Pottermore, a website with a name that gets more accurate with each passing year, today announced the imminent arrival of three new Harry Potter e-books on September 6. The three collections in what's being called the Pottermore Presents series — Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide, Short Stories From Hogwarts of Power, ... More »