Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today Week Ending July 1, 2011


Top 10 EBooks last 7 days from http://www.Gutenberg.org: The Song My Paddle Sings by E. Pauline Johnson (7231) The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana (4973) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (3873) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (3548) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (3268) Ulysses by James…… Continue reading Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today Week Ending July 1, 2011

Sales of e-books jump in January past hardcovers


>Straight from the Associated Press.  This is one reason I jumped on the E-Book bandwagon and abandoned my search for an agent/publisher.  After a few years of sending out endless expensive book proposals, synopses, letters of introduction, etc, I just published my novel on Smashwords (who, in turn, publishes it to the major e-tailers).  And…… Continue reading Sales of e-books jump in January past hardcovers

Bookstores feeling pain from digital technologies


> by Rob Lever – Tue Feb 8, 2:10 am ET WASHINGTON (AFP) – Pundits might put a different spin on how and when it will happen but all see a struggle for survival by traditional booksellers thanks to a growing shift to electronic books and Internet sales. And eyes are on the current woes of large US book retailers for…… Continue reading Bookstores feeling pain from digital technologies

Apple rejects Sony app over book-buying options


>How does this affect how you read? via Associated Press: By JESSICA MINTZ, AP Technology Writer – Wed Feb 2, 3:49 pm ET Apple Inc. has rejected Sony Corp.’s e-book reader app for the iPhone because it doesn’t give people the choice to buy books without leaving the app for a website. The high-profile rejection shows Apple tightening control both over the way apps…… Continue reading Apple rejects Sony app over book-buying options