how good is the ipad airHow Good is the iPad Air? (Baekdal)
Some of my readers have asked me the review the new iPad Air. In short, it’s freaking fabulous, which I will explain why below … but…

Shatzkin: The Challenge and Opportunity of Self-Published Authors for Publishers (Digital Book World)
Self-publishing has become a palpable presence in the publishing world. In the first half of this year, self-published titles hit the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List 66 times — more times than some of the biggest publishers in the world. And it’s not abating: More self-published titles are being published every year, according to the latest numbers from Bowker.

OverDrive Launches Streaming Video Service Pilot Program (GoodeReader)
Overdrive revealed exclusively to Good e-Reader at Book Expo America their new streaming video platform that allows libraries to offer video in addition to eBooks and audiobooks. Today the first phase of their pilot project is finally getting off the ground at the Los Angeles Public Library.

Random House Integrates Website with Pinterest (GalleyCat)
Random House has partnered with Pinterest to help readers connect with books through digital pinboards.

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