Reading Nook Items


The link below is to an article that takes a look at a variety of items that can help to make your reading nook ‘personalised’ to suit yourself.

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https://bookriot.com/2020/04/21/cozy-reading-nook-items/

Calibre Now Supports the Nook Glowlight Plus


The link below is to an article reporting on Calibre now supporting the Nook Glowlight Plus.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/barnes-and-noble-nook-ereader-news/calibre-now-has-support-for-the-nook-glowlight-plus-7-8

Harry Potter Ebooks Now Available Outside of Pottermore


The link below is to an article reporting on the availability of Harry Potter Ebooks outside of Pottermore.

For more visit:
http://the-digital-reader.com/2016/01/07/harry-potter-ebooks-now-available-in-the-kindle-nook-store-as-pottermore-abandons-exclusivity/

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft call off their Nook partnership


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In the middle of yet another disappointing earnings report Thursday, Barnes & Noble announced that it’s terminating the strategic partnership it formed with Microsoft in 2012. That partnership had combined Barnes & Noble’s Nook and college businesses into a division called Nook Media, into which Microsoft invested $300 million.

According to the company:

Such termination will allow the Company to continue its rationalization of the NOOK Digital business and enhances Barnes & Noble’s operational and strategic flexibility.  The termination also relieves Microsoft of any obligation to continue to fund support and other payments set forth in the commercial agreement between the partners.

Barnes & Noble is also buying out Microsoft’s stake in Nook Media.

When the partnership was formed in 2012, the idea was that [company]Microsoft[/company] would help finance Nook’s international expansion and that Nook apps and content would be loaded onto Windows devices, thus ridding Microsoft of…

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Ebook subscription site Oyster expands to Android, Kindle Fire and Nook tablets


Gigaom

Oyster android

The $9.95 per month ebook subscription service Oyster, which was previously only available on iOS(s AAPL), expanded to Android(s GOOG), Kindle(s AMZN) Fire and Nook(s BKS) HD tablets Tuesday — thus removing one of the differentiating factors between it and rival service Scribd. New features include “read time” for books (there is a similar feature on Kindle e-readers) and the ability to turn a book’s pages using the volume buttons on an Android device. Oyster, which is based in NYC and launched in fall 2013, now has over 500,000 titles, with two of the big-five publishers — Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins — participating.

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