Tag: kobo

by Julie Keck

1. Tor and Bitlit offer discounted e-books to print-book owners (Cory Doctorow / BoingBoing) 2. President Obama unveils plan to give 10k free e-books to low-income kids (Kwame Opam / The Verge) 3. Want to succeed in self-publishing? Watch the money (Drucilla Shultz / Publishers Weekly) 4. How to make multi-channel publishing profitable (Hal Robinson […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Subscription services for e-books: Like Netflix, like Spotify, or not at all? (Bill Rosenblatt / Forbes) 2. Which authors do subscription services benefit? (Dana Beth Weinberg / Digital Book World) 3. Ghomeshi bio to be first original title published by Kobo (Laura Godfrey / Publishers Weekly) 4. Four of the big five have new […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Book revenues are up — but without e-books, they’d be plummeting (Kelsey McKinney / Vox) 2. Why it’s difficult for your library to lend e-books (Adam Vaccaro / Boston.Com) 3. Publishers offer free/discounted e-books of the print books you own with Bitlit (Cory Doctorow / BoingBoing) 4. Should Barnes and Noble and Kobo suspend […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hachette apologizes to authors caught in Amazon dispute (Dan Hart / Bloomberg) 2. On the joy of e-books (Margaret Drabbe / Guardian) 3. The real reason enhanced e-books haven’t taken off (Peter Costanzo / Digital Book World) 4. BitLit, Kobo founder raise seed funding for print-to-e-book app (Mercy Pilkington / Good e-Reader) 5. How […] more »

by Julie Keck

NOTE: Starting next week, our E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup will come out on Tuesdays instead of Thursdays. Now on Thursdays we will share our weekly Journalism & Digital Education Roundup, leading up to our bi-weekly #EdShift Twitter chats on the first and third Fridays of each month. ***** 1. E-reading rises as device ownership jumps […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple, U.S. clash in court over e-books antitrust monitor (Joseph Ax / Reuters) 2. ‘OverDrive': app makes it easy to borrow e-books (Marc Saltzman / USA Today) 3. London Book Fair sets digital conference lineup (Publishers Weekly) 4. ALLi, Kobo team up on indie author campaign (Mercy Pilkington / Good eReader) 5. First self-publishing […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. E Ink records a quarterly profit as e-reader sales increase (Michael Kozlowski / Good E-Reader) 2. The photobook format is up for grabs (Pete Brooks / Wired) 3. E-books continue surge at Hatchette, driving revenues increase (Digital Book World) 4. Bowker: Smashwords in the top producer of e-books (Mercy Pilkington / Good E-Reader) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Judge appoints a monitor to keep an eye on Apple e-books biz (Josh Lowensohn / CNET) 2. Oyster, the Netflix of e-books, arrives on the iPad (Salvidor Rodriguez / LA Times) 3. Paper powers Disney’s futuristic e-books (Colin Daileda / Mashable) 4. Self-published pornographic e-books cause trouble for Amazon, Kobo (Carolyn Kellog / LA […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. U.S. judge wants external monitor for Apple in e-books case (Reuters) 2. Taking another look at e-book upstart Kobo (Forbes) 3. Self-publishing on a shoestring (Huffington Post) 4. One author on self-publishing: “I was sick of rejection” (Guardian) 5. E-books breathe new life into novellas (Forbes)   Get our newsletters delivered straight to your […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon, Kobo and Sony petition FCC to exempt e-readers from accessibility laws (GigaOm) 2. Hachette strikes deal with Follett to sell e-books in school libraries (Digital Book World) 3. Publishers object to U.S. restrictions on Apple in e-books case (Reuters) 4. E-books strain relationships between libraries, publishing houses – AUDIO (NPR) 5. Kindle surprise […] more »