Morning Roundup: Ambassador sworn in on Kindle. Indigo flounders and more
June 10, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Kindle Used to Swear in US Ambassador (GalleyCat)
Suzi LeVine, the US Ambassador to Switzerland & Liechtenstein, became the first ambassador to be sworn in with a Kindle.
Indigo Flounders as Tech & Lifestyle Gambit Fails (GoodeReader)
Indigo bet big in 2013 with their gravitational shift from selling books to peddling pillows, wine glasses and gourmet chocolate.
Open Road Launches Series for Controversial Works (Publishers Weekly)
Open Road Media is launching Forbidden Bookshelf, a series devoted to “resurrecting books that focused on issues and events that are too often left in the dark.”
Did Amazon Just Ban Suggestive Covers from the Kindle Store? (The Digital Reader)
There is an unconfirmed story going around today that Amazon has issued new standards and guidelines for cover images for ebooks in the Kindle Store.
Kindle Daily Deal: Siege (and others)