Why So Few New Ebook Stores?


The link below is to an article that looks into why there are so few new ebook stores.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/why-is-there-hardly-any-new-ebook-stores-the-answer-is-shocking

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The End of the Microsoft Ebook Store


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the end of the Microsoft Ebook store and ponders the curse of DRM.

For more visit:
https://www.wired.com/story/microsoft-ebook-apocalypse-drm/

Google Selling Audiobooks


The links below are to articles reporting on Google now selling audiobooks via the Google Play Store.

For more visit:
http://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2018/01/23/google-now-selling-audiobooks-get-50-off-first-purchase/
https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/google-audiobooks-launches-in-45-countries
https://ebookfriendly.com/google-audiobooks-play-store-launch/
https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/01/26/googles-support-audiobook-frustrating-disappointing/

Local Kindle Store Now in Australia


As the article linked to below mentions, there has been no announcement about the creation of an Australian Kindle store. I stumbled across this myself just recently. If you sign up to the Australian site it seems to interfere with the free and discounted offers available via the US Kindle store. So something to keep in mind.

For more visit:
http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/11/12/amazon-launches-local-kindle-store-australia/