Morning Roundup: B&N Struggles Good for Indie Bookstores? Two articles on eBook Pricing
December 12, 2013 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Could B&N’s Struggles Strengthen Indie Bookshops? (Indie Reader)
If B&N faces the same gloomy fate [as Borders], there might be a sunny side for indie bookstores, and readers who love them.
eBook Prices Still a Sensitive Issue for Authors, Publishers (GoodeReader)
As more and more holiday shoppers scramble to finish up their holiday shopping, publishers and book retailers have taken notice and are offering considerable discounts on their titles.
Indies Are Getting Clobbered by Big Name eBook Discounts – But Not For The Reason You Think (The Digital Reader)
Indie authors are beginning to notice, and one in particular blogged about it last week. That blog post crossed my desk yesterday, and while it’s interesting and factually correct I don’t the author reached a valid conclusion.
I Don’t Care If You Dogear My Pages (And Other Confessions of a Failed Book Fanatic) (Book Riot)
I’ve built a life of letters — I teach literature for a living, I’m a literary scholar (ostensibly), I blog about books and comics and write reviews as my main hobbies, and so far I’ve read 94 books this year. But maybe I’m not a real reader. Here’s why.
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