Not My Review: The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford (1915)


The link below is to a book review of ‘The Good Soldier,’ by Ford Madox Ford.

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jun/30/good-soldier-ford-madox-ford-100-best-novels

Not My Review: D.L. Moody – A life, by Kevin Belmonte


The link below is to a book review of ‘D.L. Moody – A life,’ by Kevin Belmonte.

For more visit:
http://www.challies.com/book-reviews/innovator-evangelist-world-changer

The End of Ebook Readers?


The link below is to an article that looks at the probable end for ebook readers. In my view, the emergence of tablets is the real future for digital readers – not that I currently have a tablet.

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2014/06/27/e-readers-next-ipods/

Kindle: How To Send eBooks, Documents, And Articles To Your Kindle App Or eReader


The link below is to an article that looks at how to send content to a Kindle App of Kindle Ebook Reader.

For more visit:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/send-ebooks-documents-kindle-app-ereader/

The right to resell ebooks — major case looms in the Netherlands


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A major lawsuit is about to take place in the Netherlands, dragging the issue of the resale of digital media back into European courts.

On Tuesday this week, a local startup called Tom Kabinet opened the virtual doors on its secondhand ebook bookstore. At the moment, it is generally accepted that ebooks cannot be resold, as is the case with music, movies and other digital media.

However, Tom Kabinet is pointing to a 2012 ruling by Europe’s top court, the Court of Justice of the European Union, in the case of UsedSoft v Oracle. That case was about reselling licenses for downloadable software, and the court ruled that – even when the software license explicitly forbids resale – the buyer should have the right to resell that licence, just as they would be allowed to resell a boxed software copy.

“The publishers have asked us to stop operating with…

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Not My Review: All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld


The link below is to a book review of ‘All the Birds, Singing,’ by Evie Wyld.

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/jun/30/evie-wyld-birds-singing-review

Australia: Evie Wyld Wins 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award in Australia – Evie Wyld.

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jun/26/evie-wyld-wins-miles-franklin-with-compelling-all-the-birds-singing