Tag Archives: eBooks

Will Random House Lower eBook Prices?

Random House was the only ‘Big Six’ publisher to escape being named in the ongoing eBook price-fixing lawsuit levied by the US Department of Justice. They implemented the same agency pricing model that inflated eBook prices and made their cost … Continue reading

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Buying eBooks Makes Me Feel Dirty

Most of my relatives know that I love to read, as evidenced by the Amazon and Barnes & Noble gift cards I received for Christmas this year. Both cards were for the sum of $25.00, and, shortly after I got … Continue reading

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Which eReader(s) Will Be Under Your Tree?

Humanity might have made it through the Mayan’s December 21st deadline, but today marks another doomsday of sorts for those who have been procrastinating their holiday shopping. Yesterday, Saturday, December 22nd, marked the last day that Amazon orders could be … Continue reading

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38,000 Free Classic eBooks Android App

I came across this application on Amazon.com today. It offers 38,000 free public domain eBooks, all organized within a table of contents directory. From the screen shots that the developers provided, it looks like you can either read the eBooks … Continue reading

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The Demise of Fictionwise

This past weekend I was saddened to learn that Fictionwise, one of the longest-running vendors of eBooks on the Internet, has announced that it will be “winding down” its operations over the next few weeks and that all sales will … Continue reading

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Amazon touts Kindle at School / Whispercast programs in video

Amazon.com is touting their Kindle at School education program in a video posted to their YouTube account today. These trial runs, which incorporate the Kindle into students’ homework and daily classroom activities, have taken place at schools like Clearwater High … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye DX

Well, don’t bother seeking out that $299 deal on the Kindle DX I posted about the other day. Shortly after the discount showed up on Amazon’s DX listing, all in-stock units sold out, and it looks like they aren’t going … Continue reading

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Delphi Classics: incredible eBook classics

If you are looking for large collections of public domain eBooks on Amazon.com, look no further than Delphi Classics. There are a number of shoddily-assembled public domain classics collections out there, and the customer reviews on their Amazon pages usually … Continue reading

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Free eBooks! — B&N Classics

I found a page of links to 20 free B&N Classics whose listing pages probably should have expired last year. When Barnes & Noble releases a new Nook, they usually offer some of their republished public domain texts for free. … Continue reading

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Where is eReading most popular?

Entering random search terms into Google Trends is something that never gets old. It’s a great way to figure out what is important to people around the world, and what types of information they are seeking out. Using this Google … Continue reading

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