Hands-on: Checking out library books with Kindle clunky, but awesome

Hands-on: Checking out library books with Kindle clunky, but awesome
Ars Technica
But books haven't gone digital as quickly as music and then movies did. Early attempts at e-book lending were execeptionally clunky affairs involving special OverDrive software, few choices, and a poor browsing interface. Getting books onto devices ...
Lerner Publishing Group Launches eBook App for the iPad(R)
MarketWatch (press release)
No log-in is needed to browse the eBook collection, which includes nearly 2000 Lerner PublishingGroup titles, as well as books from Andersen Press USA, Gecko Press USA, and The Kane Press whose eBooks are distributed by Lerner Publisher Services. ...
Conference Publishing Services Introduces New Proceedings Purchase Option
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
ICD is intended to provide contributing authors with an alternative to buying print copies of the entire proceedings in which the research article they contributed to was published. It can take up to six weeks to order and receive an article reprint. ...
Herman Cain signs books in Rock Hill, SC
Wearing campaign buttons that read "Raising Cain in '12" and "Yes We Cain," those in line at theBooks-A-Million said the one-time CEO of Godfather's Pizza had the business background, the conservative credentials and the plain-spoken solutions that ...
Amazon to book publishers: Welcome to the jungle, baby
By Mathew Ingram Oct. 10, 2011, 10:04am PT No Comments Amazon isn't happy just disrupting the book-publishing world by promoting self-publishing via the Kindle platform or launching a rumored “Netflix for books,” it seems. The giant online retailer ...
Fabulous, famous authors visit Seattle
The Seattle Times
At 6:30 pm Saturday, Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park (thirdplacebooks.com). • Jeffrey Eugenides reads from his new novel, "The Marriage Plot," about a love triangle among three Brown University graduates. At 7 pm Oct. 17, Seattle Public Library, ...
Romantic fiction's passion for ebooks
The Guardian
Edwards, like Cooper, attributes the popularity of digital romance novels to the "voracious" appetites of romance readers, who will race through "several" books a week. "That's a lot of books to buy and store. Ebooks take up a lot less room and busy ...
CPI now includes e-books and iPads
New Zealand Herald
By Brian Fallow In a sign of the changing times, tablet computers, e-books and digital movie downloads have been added to the consumer price index, while dictionaries and envelopes drop out. Statistics New Zealand revises the index every three years, ...
Booked! Chetans new novel is much-awaited
We are expecting to sell about 1000 copies in a couple of weeks itself,” says Manoj G, executive at DC Books near Saritha -Savitha. He adds that CB is one of the largest and fastest selling authors in the city. “I would say he is 'the' largest. ...
BOOKS: Muppets creator Jim Henson is 'The Guy Who Played with Puppets'
Daily Republic
If you've heard of The Muppets, you might also recognize the name of their creator, Jim Henson. After reading this book, you'll know him as well as Kermit the Frog. A new children's book looks into the life of Jim Henson, famous for The Muppets. ...
Ebooks don't spell the end of literature
The Guardian (blog)
But even if we agree that ebooks add a new, interesting sheen to literacy, what about the writer? Damaging publishers' returns and reducing authors to penury will surely wreck literature? But once again, this is false nostalgia, based on the absurd ...
Local authors face a difficult chapter
Her books incorporate different Rochester landmarks like Seabreeze Amusement Park, Highland Park and the George Eastman House. Both Rowe and Valentine turned to self-publishing to get their work in front of the public. “It was a long, slow process,” ...
New Books for Young Readers Plus a Classic From 1950
Tucson Citizen
by Larry Cox on Oct. 10, 2011, under Uncategorized Rob is a twelve-year-old underachiever who isn't much interested in reading books. When he receives books as gifts, he piled them in his closet. When he discovers a funny little creature in the closet ...
Occupy Wall Street: Their Own Mini-Government, Complete With Library
A few steps inside the stone-floored plaza at Zuccotti Park, crates filled with books lined the benches along a recessed wall. A volunteer swept leaves away from the benches in between organizing an ever-growing stack of volumes on the ground. ...
Thomson Reuters Launches Book Citation Index for Web of Knowledge
Reuters (press release)
Books are indexed at the chapter level, resulting in improved searches and deeper insights into the citing behavior between books and the wider world of scholarly research. The new layer of citation data created by the addition of the Book Citation ...
How to Follow Publishing Perspectives' Frankfurt Book Fair ...
By Edward Nawotka
Pick up our print editions at the Frankfurt Book Fair or at your hotel, read a copy online, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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The Library Where Books Are Not Read Anymore | English Russia
By Arseniy
Why do these books remain on the shelves, not in schools or houses? Who left these treasures forever? The building of the library is broken at the moment. It is wet, without doors or windows, with the spoiled roof and floors. And two blocks of ...
English Russia
Let's All Throw a Tantrum Over Books | TMR Blog
By Maura Lammers
Let's All Throw a Tantrum Over Books. On a recent trip home to Kansas City, I stopped by my local Barnes & Noble to pick up a birthday present for my boyfriend. While standing in line to pay for the book, I heard the unmistakeable wailing of a ...
TMR Blog
First Issue, Self-Publishing Book Fair for Design and Art | Swiss ...
By Xavier Encinas
Self-Publishing Book Fair for Design and Art 14.–15. October 2011. No other branch predicts its own demise as often as the book industry. Yet despite the apodictic “book-is-dead” lament of many experts, countless new books are again being published this year. Now, parallel to the Frankfurt Book ... Producers – such as designers, authors or artists – finance, publish and distribute their ownbooks, catalogues, magazines and collectibles themselves. Digital print and Internet make this ...
Swiss Legacy
Shrinking Violet Promotions: What Sells Middle Grade Books?
By R.L. LaFevers
One of the kind of funny things about MG is that when you talk to publishing houses and editors, they all bemoan the lack of MG and talk about how they are on the hunt for great MG books. But. It is YA that gets all the sparkly attention—higher advances, bigger publicity push, and often ... I know a number of authors who have kept their MG books in print simply through their school visit sales. Skype visits: These are happening more and more and possibly taking the place of school visits ...
Shrinking Violet Promotions
Who Gets Free Ebooks from Our Ebook Survey
By editorial@silverlightshow.net (Silverlight Show )
All Learn News Forums Books Showcase. Search. Login. Username: Password: *. *. Remember me. Login with Facebook. Forgotten Password? Join. Username: ... Among the most frequent recommendations were publishing more ebook titles, announcing the new ebooks better, giving discounts for multiple ebooks as well as posting an excerpt along with the ebook. We'll certainly aim at meeting all these shortly! The three winners in our survey who will get a free ebook of choice from...
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Surinamese Writer of Novels and Children's Books: Soecy Gummels ...
Soecy Gummels is a bilingual novelist and founded Suriname's WAGINA writers group, a women's empowerment initiative focused on writing children's books.
Literary Culture
New Books from Crossway in October | Crossway
By Angie Cheatham
New Books from Crossway in October. We're pleased to announce our new October releases: Jesus + Nothing = Everything by Tullian Tchividjian; Gospel Wakefulness by Jared Wilson; Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday ...
Crossway Blog
Fall Audio Books for Kids
By Amy
I know I've said this before, but my girls are hooked on audio books! We've been known to pull into the garage and stay in the car just a few minutes more to finish listening to a story or the.
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