Amazon Introduces Prime Reading

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 5, 2016– (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today introduced Prime Reading, a new reading benefit for U.S. Prime members. Prime members can now enjoy unlimited reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics and more – at no additional cost. Prime Reading joins the growing list of all-you-can-eat benefits for Prime members including unlimited fast, […]

Top 7 Tremendous iPad and iPhone Apps for Booklovers – Hilda Simpson | Guest Post

If you have a great passion for both reading and gadgets, then you should use your iPhone or iPad to its fullest ability to read e-books and news. Having a mobile gadget allows you all the benefits of reading wherever you are: in a train, on a plane, standing in a line for a cup […]

E-Readers Vs. Print Books

Which is the More Eco-Friendly Choice? Reading just got a whole lot more complicated: Once confined to print materials, today’s readers now have a plethora of devices to choose from to get their literary fix. Smartphones, laptops, tablets, and e-readers are transforming the reading landscape. On the surface, this may seem like a good thing—the […]

Guest Post: Online Publishing with a Twist | Amanda Meuwissen of BigWorldNetwork

Combining ebooks, audiobooks and eventual paperbacks in episodic eSeries, may be the new television for books. Guest poster and Managing Editor at BWN, Amanda Meuwissen explains: is The eSeries Network, a new kind of publisher offering serialized online publication of fiction and non-fiction, audio versions of all eSeries episodes, and eventual compilations to […]

The Future of Publishing 2020: Control or (Jeff Bezos stole all my books and ate all the hamsters!)

I’ve been preparing this article for a while on the future of self-publishing 2020. One thing I have learned is that predicting the future based on current practices and trends is a precarious business. The publishing industry – as a community and business – is undergoing an utter sea change in methodology and ideology not […]

Guest Post | New Technologies and Self-Publishing: The Pros and Cons by Katheryn Rivas

There’s no doubt about it, we’re neck deep in the Digital Age. With so many aspects of our lives taking place plugged in and online, very few of us can deny that the digital world—once so foreign and unfamiliar—is now different from just the world we live in. Our world—the world of the everyday—is the […]

Bowker | British Book Buyers Switching To eBooks From Print and Spending Less

From the latest press release from Bowker UK… British Book Buyers are Switching to “e” from Print and Spending Less Bowker plots latest purchasing trends via BML’s Books & Consumers survey London, United Kingdom – February 14, 2012 – E-book sales are rising to offset a decline in physical book purchases, but only in volume. With […]