New York Times Columnist Torrents eBook; Reimburses Publisher

Written by Brandon Williams on Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Dustin Pogue, New York Times columnist and author, admitted to downloading an eBook off a torrent site. Dustin Pogue was searching for an eBook edition of The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum, but was disappointed to find that it is not offered.

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Race To Find Next E.L. James Has Already Begun

Written by Brandon Williams on Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

E.L. James can be credited with a lot of things, including the rise in sex shop sales, but one of the most important things she and others like her appears to be revolutionizing the publishing industry. Because Fifty Shades started out as an eBook, publishers are now storming the various online platforms such as the […]

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Read Harry Potter For Free On Your Kindle Starting June 19th

Written by Ella Thomson on Saturday, May 12th, 2012

J.K. Rowling‘s Harry Potter books are already available on her website Pottermore, but now they will be coming to Amazon Prime members. Amazon Prime is Amazon’s premium service that offers exclusive special discounts, free shipping and a “Lending Library” that lets you read eBooks for free.

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Imprint To Go DRM-Free

Written by Julie Vegas on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Macmillan’s Tor/Forge sci-fi/fantasy imprint is going to start selling its eBooks DRM-free starting early July of this year. They currently publish titles like Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card.

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John Grisham Speaks on eBooks and “Calico Joe”

Written by Dan Malone on Thursday, April 12th, 2012

John Grisham is all for eBooks, believing they’re good for publishers, authors and readers. Not that he doesn’t love books in print too… but he is concerned about bookstores. “We’re always going to have books,” he said. “Getting hurt in all of this is bookstores. We’re losing bookstores like crazy. Book sales are down overall […]

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Suzanne Collins is #1 Author on Amazon Kindle

Written by Ella Thomson on Sunday, March 18th, 2012

Amazon has announced that The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins is now the bestselling author on the Kindle of all time. With eBooks’ popularity skyrocketing, we can only imagine how many people are downloading her books.

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Barry Eisler Responds to DOJ eBook Publisher Investigation

Written by Brandon Williams on Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Apple and other major book publishers are being investigated for eBook price collusion and several authors are not happy about it, including Barry Eisler.

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Penguin Group eBook Sales Surge in 2011

Written by Julie Vegas on Monday, February 27th, 2012

Publisher Penguin has just announced its 2011 earnings. Sales were nearly $1.7 million, which is up 1% from 2010. Profits were up 8% to $179 million.

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Would You Pay Extra for Special Features on eBooks?

Written by Julie Vegas on Monday, March 15th, 2010

In the early days of eBooks, Amazon had been pricing their Kindle versions of novels at $9.99. Publishers were none-too-pleased with this, as they felt it would make the books less valuable. Once Apple began to offer publishers the ability to raise their price points to $14.99, Amazon is now having to go that same […]

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