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Daily Deals Propel Older E-Books to Popularity
May 28, 2013 | 2:00 pm

e-booksThe New York Times ran a great story over the weekend about the phenomenon of the 'daily deal.' Both Nook and Amazon have one—a single book (or a handful of books) promoted at a special discount just for the day. The article points out that many customers are accustomed to such sales from other retail sites they visit. Dominique Raccah, the CEO of Sourcebooks, calls it the 'Groupon of books.' And its purpose is not, as some authors would tell you, to bring about the devaluing of the book. Its purpose is to help combat the discoverability problem authors also complain...

Morning Links: Finally, a tablet simple enough for a woman to use!
March 11, 2013 | 9:03 am

The ePad Femme Will Authors get Compensated for Used eBook Sales? (Media Shift) News Corp Plans Publishing Spin-Off (AOL Money) Finally, a Tablet Simple Enough for a Woman to Use (Ars Technica) Army's First Interactive iPad App Lets You Finger-Swipe Through Afghanistan (Wired) Kindle Daily Deals: The Sheltering Sky (and 3 others)...

Morning Links — More Bearish B&N News
January 28, 2013 | 9:30 am

B&N 'could close a third of stores in next decade' (The Bookseller) B&N Aims to Whittle Its Stores for Years (Wall Street Journal) Uncle Sam: eBooks for All (Digital Book World) Have Publishers Won the DRM Debate and Does it Matter? (Dear Author) Magazine Publishers Push Minimalist Apps Without Fluff (Media Shift) Kindle Daily Deals: Island by Richard Laymon (and 3 others)...

Morning Links — What’s the best iPad keyboard?
January 25, 2013 | 9:00 am

Best iPad Keyboard? (Lifehacker) iPads Replace Newspapers in Boston Globe School Donation Program (Paid Content) Younger eBook Readers Three Times More Likely to Discover New eBooks Through Social Media (Digital Book World) MacMillan to Launch Two-Year Library eBook Pilot (The Digital Reader) Kindle Daily Deal: The Siege of Krishnapur (and 3 others)...

Morning Links — Tumblr becoming an online lit destination
January 14, 2013 | 9:23 am

Tumbler Now Nurturing Authors (Media Shift) eBook Sales Data, the Truth is Out There (Futurebook) Zinio Laucnes 'Z-Pass' Subscription Program (Good E-Reader) Courts Adopt Aggressive Approach in Cross-Border Internet Jurisdiction Cases (Michael Geist) Kindle Daily Deal: The Devil Colony by James Rollins (+ 3 others)...

Morning Links — A Copyright Snafu from Lionsgate?
January 11, 2013 | 9:39 am

Can Ownshelf, the 'Dropbox for ebooks,' sail clear of lending controversy? (The Next Web) Lionsgate Censors Remix Video that Copyright Office Itself Used as an Example of Fair Use (Techdirt) Will Amazon 'Auto-Rip' Print Books Too? (The Digital Reader) Random House Australia Acquires Print/eBook Rights to Best-Selling Book App (Digital Book World) Kindle Daily Deal: Fuji San by Randy Taguchi (& 3 others!) * * * ...

Morning Links — Even Polaroid is selling tablets now!
January 10, 2013 | 12:31 pm

Polaroid Kids Tablet Debuts at CES (Good E-Reader) Your Gadgets Are Slowly Breaking the Internet (Technology Review) Q&A With Atria Books Amy Tannenbaum (Digital Book World) Early Signs Point to a Big Holiday Quarter for Apple (Giga OM) Kindle Daily Deals: The Center of Everything by Laura Moriatry (+ 3 others)  ...

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed
January 3, 2013 | 9:30 am

Irish Newspaper Wants to Charge License Fee for Links (The Digital Reader) What to Watch for in 2012 (The Shatzkin Files) Hearst: Nearly 800,000 Subs a Month, Short of 1 Million Goal (Paid Content) How Neutral Can Kazakh-Language Wikipedia Be? (Techdirt) Kindle Daily Deal: The Color Purple by Alice Walker {and 3 others} * * *    ...

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed
January 1, 2013 | 8:54 am

Does Kickstarter Work as a Platform for Books? (Good E-Reader) Apple to Lauch iBookstore in Japan in January 2013 (The Digital Reader) Ohio Man Calls Police When Amazon Package Arrives (Huffington Post) Kindle Daily Deals: Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain; The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan; and others * * *    ...

Morning Links — An Amazonian Briefing
December 31, 2012 | 10:31 am

Goliath vs Goliath ... Amazon takes on Apple and Google (The Telegraph) Amazon to See a New Cloud Market in 2013 (The Street) Bookshops can't compete with Amazon on price. If they want to survive, they have to provide a personal touch (The Telegraph) Kindle Daily Deals: The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach | Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Quirk Books) | and two other choices * * *    ...

Morning Links — The mysterious case of book cover theft
December 30, 2012 | 11:44 am

A Collection of Suspiciously Similar Book Covers (Flavorwire) Jennifer Egan: how Twitter inspired my e-book (The Guardian) E-Book Downloads from Libraries Hit Records on Christmas Day (App Newser) Kindle Daily Deals: Casino Royale by Ian Fleming {and} Jewball by Neal Pollack {and} 48 other mysteries and thrillers! * * *    ...

Morning Links — Are print book sales up … or down?!
December 29, 2012 | 8:30 am

Print book sales rise hailed as a sign of fightback in a digital world (The Guardian) Print book sales soar to three-year high (The Bookseller) E-Book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines (Pew Internet & American Life Project) 'Fifty Shades Is The One That Got Away. At Least From Me (NPR) Kindle Daily Deals: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen {and three other choices} * * *                            ...