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Adult eBook Sales are Up From Publishers Weekly : Sales of adult e-books rose 13.6% in the first ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Not a lot of news this week, with the possible exception of the FREE TODAY ONLY offering from Microsoft of some of its technical manuals: Few things are more wonderful than free books. Today, ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 11:50 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I loved to cook. My favorite magazine was Cook's Illustrated. I loved the science, the technique and the taste. And I loved recipes. When I studied Microsoft Access at the local community college, ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The most obvious place to get free ebooks, and the most often overlooked, is your public library. Okay, they are not entirely free, your tax dollars paid for them. And you don't get to ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 02:08 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Last week about 20,000 publishers, librarians, book sellers, authors and agents got together to do whatever it is they do when they all get together, at the annual BookExpo America in New York City.
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Ebooks have revolutionized the publishing revolution and YOU TOO can be part of the Revolution! In Burning the Page, digital pioneer Jason Merkoski charts the ebook revolution’s striking impact on ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
According to the American Library Association there are 121,169 libraries of all types in the US. The largest portion of that number can be found in schools: 99,180. There are around 4,000 in ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 11:25 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
Stephen King, who is perhaps one of the bestselling authors of all time and was one of the first to publish his novels in digital format, has decided to publish his new book in paperback format (and ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Susan Gardner did a terrific review of Michael Lind's book, Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States , just yesterday. If you missed it, it is worth going back to read. Which is ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
So, I'm thinking about doing a semi-regular series that will keep an eye on what is going on in the world of digital books. It is a constantly growing and changing field that will sooner or later ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 09:00 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
If a commodity in today's world economy can be digitally distributed, the creators of those commodities are attempting to push it in that direction. In today's the days of such things like the book, ...
by billyleeblack16
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 10:58 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Apple has certainly come a long way as the corporate insurgent (capturing the imagination of my kids and many of their peers) challenging and now outperforming “the man” Microsoft of the ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 01:49 PM PST with 6 Recommends
My art includes work in mixed media & found objects; encaustic painting/collage; and figurative abstraction. I am an instructor at Glen Echo Park and teach art in my studio for children and adults ...
by cobart
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 07:18 PM PST with 6 Recommends
What are you reading today? It's Freebie Friday at my blog ,
by WebbiegrrlWriter
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 07:50 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
What Are You #Reading? (WAYR) on this Freebie Friday? Need something new? Get it at Webbiegrrl's Writings on Blogger:
by WebbiegrrlWriter
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 24, 2011 at 04:46 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
If you've ever ...
by James Protzman
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 07:30 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Greetings! Welcome to "How to Publish Your Own Kindle Book." This diary is the first part of a five-part tutorial designed to teach you how to publish your own Kindle books, either for personal ...
by bink
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 07:16 AM PST with 45 Recommends
I'm a reader. I've read tons of novels and non-fiction books in my lifetime. At forty-seven, I have more than three thousand "dead tree books" in my personal library. And I am on the verge of ...
by Walt starr
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Oct 10, 2010 at 09:23 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last March, the week that the health care reform was signed into law, I plopped down on a sofa and watched Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck for an hour with two of his biggest fans. I was nearing the ...
by attytood
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 08:33 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
I start with a confession: I much prefer paper books. However, I believe change is coming. For example, Markos Moulitsas has praised his Kindle ...
by Bill White
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Feb 15, 2010 at 03:57 PM PST with 12 Recommends