Tag: goodreads

by Julie Keck

1. Should e-books only cost a penny? (Mike Koslowski / Good e-Reader) 2. Goodreads adds Kindle e-book previews (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader) 3. B&N testing Espresso Book Machines (Publishers Weekly) 4. Making e-book quality count (Rich Bellis / Digital Book World) 5. Waterproof e-reader launched for bathtime bookworms (Alison Flood / The Guardian) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Study: Authors not satisfied with publishers or self-publishing (Digital Book World) 2. Apple loses its battle to oust antitrust monitor from e-books case (Josh Lownesohn / The Verge) 3. Publishers must offer services, not just books, to make subscriptions work (Rich Bellis / Digital Book World) 4. Goodreads reaches new milestone with 100,000 authors [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Disruption 101 for self-publishers (Suw Charman-Anderson / Forbes) 2. Amazon launches Kindle Matchbook, offers digital copies of physical books (Chris Welch / Verge) 3. Taking NaNoWriMo direct to distribution (Mercy Pilkington / Good E-Reader) 4. How Amazon and Goodreads could lose their best readers (Laura Miller / Salon) 5. Tablet and e-reader ownership update [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Amazon and Goodreads could lose their best readers (Laura Miller / Salon) 2. Pinterest / Getty deal IDs images, shares data with advertisers (Noah Rayman / TIME) 3. Opinion: Is Glenn Greenwald the future of news? (Bill Keller / New York Times) 4. Medium opens signup to all (Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch) 5. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with Twitter (Washington Post) 2. Web television company Aereo wins major court battle against TV networks (The Verge) 3. Reselling digital goods is copyright infringement, judge rules (Wired) 4. The simple reason Goodreads is so valuable for Amazon (The Atlantic) 5. Henry Blodget says Business Insider is growing but it’s still losing [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon to acquire book recommendation social network Goodreads (Verge) 2. Facebook’s Android event leads to speculation that it’s planning its own smartphone (Fast Company) 3. “Recommended for you”: The fight to decide what you read next (paidContent) 4. How newsrooms can create a breaking news plan and why it matters (Poynter) 5. Two years [...] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Price innovation, discoverability, authenticity: primary takeaways from Digital Book World 2013 (Publishing Perspectives) 2. Visits to Pinterest, Goodreads not driving book sales (PaidContent.org) 3. Scripps Dean Brett Pully on technology in journalism: “Quality will rule the day” (WOUB) 4. Catch [...] more »

by Audrey Watters

Click here to read the whole series Reading hasn’t always been seen as a solitary act. Our first experiences with books demonstrate that: before we know how to read, we often have people — a parent, a teacher — reading out loud to us. But once we know how to read, there’s a sense that [...] more »