The link below is to an article (really a list) that takes a look at whether or not your addicted to reading.
The link below is to a book review of ‘New Grub Street,’ by George Gissing.
Originally posted on PandoDaily:
Entitle is one of a handful of recent entrants applying a subscription model to the digital book space. New York-based Oyster and San Francisco-based Scribd popped up at about the same time. But Entitle, which, headquartered half a mile from the beach in Wilmington and with just eight employees, is well positioned to take the lead in the field.
Last year it garnered a $5.3 million Series A round of funding, from a single unnamed investor. And it leapt ahead of competitors by being the…
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Originally posted on The Scribd Blog:
The feature kicks off Scribd summer reading with four new collections curated by the editors of MORE: Biographies and Memoirs, Noteworthy Novels, Classics Worth Revisiting, Food for Thought. Who knows – you could find your new favorite book!
Spanning from funny to sentimental, from glamorous to utterly relatable, this collection of bios and memoirs sure is full of character.
If you’re in the mood for a story so engrossing you could practically make a flip-book of the pages, this is the collection for you.
Whether you remember reading these classics in high school or you remember reading their Cliff’s Notes synopses, each of these novels is definitely worth a second…
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The link below is to an article that takes a look at audiobook sales growth.
The link below is to an article that takes a look at the link between ebook reading and ‘Digital Brain’ syndrome.
The link below is to a book review of ‘The Red Badge of Courage,’ by Stephen Crane.
The link below is to an article reporting on the latest chapter of the Authors Guild against Google.
Originally posted on TechCrunch:
It’s hard to understate Comixology’s role in digital comics and the transition of the medium from print to online, but that’s not the only thing Amazon gets through this purchase. They also acquire the relationships that Comixology has built with the major comics publishers, including Marvel and DC, and a direct line to the distribution of digital tie-ins for blockbuster film franchises like The Avengers, Spider-Man, X-Men and more.
Comixology has tremendous value continuing on as it has been, and living autonomously from the Amazon brand, with direct sales through its iOS-based…
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Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Until now, it seems that subscription e-book services have focused on the big app ecosystems (namely, iOS and Android) and on tablets, rather than e-ink readers. For example, Scribd offers apps for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices, and can also be accessed through mobile browsers, while Oyster is currently limited to iOS.
However, CEO Bryan Batten said e-ink support has been the biggest request from Entitle’s initial users. Apparently, transferring Entitle content to these readers has been possible for a little while, but Batten said he wanted to make sure everything was working smoothly before making an announcement.
The transfer requires the installation…
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