harlequinWhich Authors Have Quit Writing Who You Wish Would Return? (Book Riot)
As a reader I often view authors as writing until they die, their fingers curled over their keyboard or the pen still clutched in the hand. But even if they don’t formally announce their retirement as Spencer did, many authors do stop writing.

Author Lawsuit Against Harlequin Certified as Class Action (The Digital Reader)
Originally filed in July 2012, Keiler et al v. Harlequin Enterprises Limited et al was brought by a group of authors who allege that Harlequin had cheated them out of their royalties.

Amazon Stock Plunges as Record Loss Difficult for Investors to Overlook (Globe and Mail)
The world’s best-known retailer posted one of the worst quarterly losses in its 20-year history on Thursday, driven in large part by heavy spending on a variety of products and reinvestment in the company’s core infrastructure.

Browser-Based Book Publishing: How Come and How To (Digital Book World)
Unlike operating system-specific apps that require discovering and downloading said app, the web is available to readers on just about every digital device—all they need is a URL. And every tablet, phone and desktop comes equipped with a web browser—almost all of which are more powerful than even the most sophisticated e-reader.

Kindle Daily Deal: Raven Black (and others)

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