science fictionIs Internet Addiction Real? (GigaOM)
The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.

Spotify for Books: Authors and Publishers May Constrain the Rise of e-book Subscriptions (The Economist)
The record companies tolerate music-streaming services like Spotify, which pay them only modest fees, because the alternative is a continued rise in music piracy—on which they earn nothing at all. However, piracy of e-books is not such a problem…

Does the Science of Science Fiction Matter? (Book Riot)
I love Neil deGrasse Tyson, so believe me when I say upfront that this isn’t a criticism of him–it’s just something that has made me think.

Top Ten Reasons Why I Would Never Publish Traditionally (Dean Wesley Smith)
Got an interesting question last week when sitting having dinner with an old friend. He wanted to know why I said I would never go back to publishing novels with traditional major publishers.

Kindle Daily Deal: Presumption of Guilt (and others)

Previous articleBurns Night burning a poet into a nation’s memory
Next articleApp Review: Smart AudioBook Player for Android
"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."


The TeleRead community values your civil and thoughtful comments. We use a cache, so expect a delay. Problems? E-mail