The Great Audiobook Survey (Book Riot)

In our latest reader poll, we asked all about your audiobook habits. 1059 Riot readers answered the call. Here’s a look at the numbers. I’ve offered some commentary and interpretation. What do you make of the data?

Amazon Ignites Culture Clash over France’s Beloved Bookstores (Seattle Times)

Amazon’s rise has provoked fear and suspicion from the French government that its tactics may be undermining a treasured part of French culture: its bookstores. So the government has passed an “anti-Amazon” law to protect booksellers and French culture.

Calibre 2.0 Adds an Editor, eBook Comparison and More (Lifehacker)

Calibre, one of the best free ebook managers out there (and a great tool for removing DRM), released a big update this week. Calibre 2.0 includes a new editor function, comparison tool, support for Android phones on OS X, and more.

Amazon’s eBook Collection Gets a New Book Every 5 Minutes (GalleyCat)

Feel like your novel is getting lost in a sea of other titles in Amazon’s Kindle store? It’s not surprising, as the store’s inventory is growing at an incredibly  rapid pace.

Kindle Daily Deal: Across a Hundred Mountains (and others)