Tag: kindle

by Julie Keck

1. In Europe, slower growth for e-books (Stephen Heyman / New York Times) 2. Amazon and Hachette: Bad for everyone but consumers (Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable) 3. 50 Shades and the new queens of self-publishing (Deirdre Reynolds / Independent.ie) 4. A Kindle software update lets you share e-books with your family (Kif Leswing / GigaOm) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. App markets may be the savior of e-readers (Mike Kozlowski / Good E-Reader) 2. Write nonfiction? Can’t command mega-advances? Think about self-publishing (William D. O’Neil / The Digital Reader) 3. The next wave of tech change: Self-publishing & libraries (James LaRue / Library Journal) 4. 5 lessons in publishing success from Bella Andre (Jane […] more »

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. Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds (Alison Flood / The Guardian) 2. Are e-books destroying bookselling culture? (Michael Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 3. Judge orders mediation in latest e-book price-fixing suit (Andrew Albanese / Publishers Weekly) 4. Authors weigh in on print versus e-books (Maddie Crum / Huffington Post Books) […] more »

by Jeremy Greenfield

A big box office weekend for the film adaptation of John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” (Penguin Random House) has the e-book once again atop this week’s e-book bestseller list. It even bested the debut of Stephen King’s latest, “Mr. Mercedes” (Simon & Schuster). Notably missing from the list this week are four Amazon Publishing titles: “The […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hachette chief leads book publishers in Amazon fight (Jonathan Mahler / New York Times) 2. Barnes and Noble will stop selling audiobooks July 1st (Mike Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 3. Self-published authors learn to market to libraries (Henrietta Verma / Library Journal) 4. Publishers talking innovation, few new ideas (Rich Bellis / Digital Book […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon to offer Kindle checkout system to physical retailers (Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal) 2. Epic! wants to be Netflix for e-books for kids (Digital Book World) 3. Self-publishing platforms hit hard by DIY authors (Mercy Pilkington / Good E-Reader) 4. Some differences between e-books, enhanced e-books, and apps (Beth Bacon / Digital […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Holder: New media guidelines in weeks (Hadas Gold / Politico) 2. Facebook announces Paper, a Flipboard-like iOS news app, launching February 3rd (Ken Yeung / The Next Web) 3. CNN and Twitter partner with Dataminr to create news tool for journalists (Anthony Ha / TechCrunch) 4. Amazon to offer Kindle checkout system to physical […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why e-books are banned in my digital journalism class (Meredith Broussard / The New Republic) 2. E-book buyers are loyal to specific retailers, especially Kindle, iBooks & Nook, new data show (Jeremy Greenfield / Digital Book World) 3. Apple granted temporary reprieve from antitrust monitor (Jake Kastrenakes / The Verge) 4. Pew: More Americans […] more »

by Lauren Simonis

In a big year for e-books, two behemoths went to court while new services and companies emerged. Apple faced allegations over e-book pricing, calling into question the prices of e-books in general. Amazon went to court over access to e-books but saw its case tossed. New services from Amazon and streaming e-book companies emerged in […] more »