Amazon Fire’s Annual Free ‘Besg of’ eBook (Boing Boing
Every year, anthologizes some of the best short fiction from its website in a free ebook, and it’s always one of the best sf anthologies of the year — this is no exception!

Amazon Marks the Fire Phone Down to $189 (The Digital Reader)
For all that it is described as a failure, it’s not a bad phone – when it costs $189, that is.

Now Trending on Twitter: Public Libraries (PW)
After a tweet from Ferguson (Mo.) Municipal Public Library Municipal Public Library Director Scott Bonner, public libraries today found they were suddenly trending on Twitter.

The 2014 Holiday Season was a Big Test for e-reader Usage on Airlines (GoodeReader)
In late 2013 the FAA amended their policy to allow e-readers and tablets to be used gate to gate. It took almost a full year for the vast majority of airlines to officially adopt electronics usage but this year was the first major holiday season where travelers were able to read their e-books, digital magazines and newspapers in all phases of air travel.

Kindle Daily Deal: First In Series Novels (and others)

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