Who’s Afraid of Very Cheap Books? (David Gaughran)
A common meme in publishing is that cheap ebooks are destroying the world or literature, and that low prices are undermining the viability of publishing or writers’ ability to make a living.
Dedicated Audiobooks App for Romance Fans Coming to iOS (GoodeReader)
Audiobooks.com, the streaming and downloading audiobook service for fans of the format, announced its new dedicated romance app that will put bestselling steamy titles in one easily found location.
Toronto Library Offers Store-Quality Book Printing to Customers (CBC)
The Asquith Press, costing about $68,000, sounds like a photocopier while it works, but the Plexiglas sides reveal each stage of the book making process.
Digitized Books for Disabled Don’t Need Author’s OK (Bloomberg)
A group of university libraries can make digitized books available for use to the disabled, and for word searches, without permission from the authors, an appeals court ruled.
Kindle Daily Deal: Elise Sandburg Series (and others)
"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."
Courtesy of the Kboards, a worrying item about struggling e-book sites and their ability to monetize engagement with Amazon - or not - has...
REVIEWS: E-Book & AUDIO BOOKS SELF PUBLISHING: TECH & BIZ TIPS
is now a static archival site, but we're very much alive at TeleRead.com . Big thanks to Nate Hoffelder of TeleRead.org , who teamed up on the preservation project with The-Digital-Reader.com .