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Yen Press becomes digital distributor for Square Enix manga - Comic Book Resources

Yen Press becomes digital distributor for Square Enix manga - Comic Book Resources | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Yen Press becomes digital distributor for Square Enix manga Comic Book Resources Yen Press unveiled its digital distribution plans for Square Enix manga on Monday — and while the implementation is news, the basic concept isn't; Yen announced at New...
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Get seven free ebooks when you download the free NOOK® Reading App

Get seven free ebooks when you download the free NOOK® Reading App | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
NOOK, by Barnes and Noble, is one of the world’s largest bookstores. They’re passionate about reading for everyone and offer a vast range of more than 3 million books, magazines and newspapers.
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Self-publishing's vices and virtues - The Guardian (blog)

Self-publishing's vices and virtues - The Guardian (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Alison Baverstock: Research has taught me three main weaknesses in this new way to issue books, but also revealed some less acknowledged strengths
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Oyster Turns Web Publisher | Digital Book World

Oyster Turns Web Publisher | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The subscription ebook service turns web publisher with an online literary magazine, Simon & Schuster widens its library ebook program plus more news.
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Three iPad Apps for Creating Multimedia eBooks

Three iPad Apps for Creating Multimedia eBooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
One of my favorite things about iPads and the web in general is the ease with which anyone can create a multimedia product. Teachers can create and organize multimedia reference materials for stude...
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Best ereaders you can buy in 2014: read ebooks for under £50 - PC Advisor

Best ereaders you can buy in 2014: read ebooks for under £50 - PC Advisor | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Reading books on an ereader is just like a real book, but most ereaders are smaller and lighter. They offer other benefits, too, such as near-instant book downloads and built-in dictionaries. Here's our guide to the best ereaders to buy right now.
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Apple's $450 million ebook settlement receives final court approval

Apple has received final court approval to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims that it harmed consumers by fixing the price of ebooks, according to Reuters. The settlement could have Apple...
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PwC Claims eBook Sales Will Exceed Print in 2018 - The Digital Reader

PwC Claims eBook Sales Will Exceed Print in 2018 - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The perennial ebook optimists at PricewaterhouseCoopers are back again with a new projection of the growth of the US and global ebook markets. This time around the NYTimes is repeating the latest PwC prediction, writing that: E-books have made impressive inroads into the English-reading world, but their success in Europe — even among wealthy, tech-savvy …
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Brad Neuberg: The Three Things that Would Transform eBook Development

Brad Neuberg: The Three Things that Would Transform eBook Development | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Developing next generation eBooks that have complex non-narrative content is like web-development was in 2001. You are dealing with a sea of balkanized reading platforms, many of which have buggy implementations of web standards, little documentation, and make it difficult to even do simple things well (exceptions).

Designing eBooks in this world is a frustrating exercise. How can we move the needle and improve the state of the art across many of these reading systems so that eBook development becomes not a struggle and a pain but a joy and a pleasure?

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BitLit Bundles Elsevier Ebooks - Digital Book World

BitLit Bundles Elsevier Ebooks - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Elsevier launches a pilot program with ebook bundling start-up BitLit.
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2014: A good year for book lovers - Washington Post

2014: A good year for book lovers - Washington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Book events that made news in 2014.
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B&N makes a play for your ears, launches its own Nook audiobook app - Digital Trends

B&N makes a play for your ears, launches its own Nook audiobook app - Digital Trends | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble added a new Nook Audiobooks app to its app selection, which houses 50,000 titles. The app is free and comes with two free downloads.
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Celebrating Five Years of Self-Publishing with a Giveaway

Celebrating Five Years of Self-Publishing with a Giveaway | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
When I read Marie Force's recent blog post celebrating four years as a self-published author, it occurred to me that I should celebrate my own anniversary since I self-published Maids of Misfortune...
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Epub Wifi Reader

Epub Wifi Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This is a simple ebook reader for epub format files.
Within this app, you can transfer your epub files from your desktop to your iPhone wirelessly and read them easily.
Through same WiFi network, ...
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Big Idea: The Future of Ebooks Is on the Web

Big Idea: The Future of Ebooks Is on the Web | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Years from now, we'll look back on 2014 as the year the web came for our books. It was in August of 2014 when the World Wide Web Consortium, the standards body for the World Wide Web, held its first Digital Publishing Interest Group.
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Simon & Schuster Strips "Buy It Now" Requirement from Library Ebook Program | Digital Book World

Simon & Schuster Strips "Buy It Now" Requirement from Library Ebook Program | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The publisher modifies its library ebook program so participating libraries are no longer required to offer patrons a purchasing option.
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Five Digital Publishing Leaders Weigh in on Industry's Future | Digital Book World

Five Digital Publishing Leaders Weigh in on Industry's Future | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Five industry leaders share views on where digital publishing is headed, starting conversations that will continue in-depth at Digital Book World 2015.
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Kobo Now Lists eBook File Type and if it has Adobe DRM - Good E-Reader (blog)

Kobo Now Lists eBook File Type and if it has Adobe DRM - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
There tends to be some confusion among new e-reader owners on what formats their new device reads. Numerous Kindle owners try to buy eBooks at a good price
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Why Independent Booksellers Are on the Rise Again

Why Independent Booksellers Are on the Rise Again | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The recent news of the opening of an independent bookstore on Manhattan’s Upper West Side was greeted with surprise and delight, since a neighborhood once flush with such stores had become a retail book desert.
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Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult From Here: How Indie Authors Can Survive and Thrive

Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult From Here: How Indie Authors Can Survive and Thrive | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For indie (self-published) authors, there's never been a better time to publish an ebook.
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BiblioBoard, Bestselling Authors Partner on Library E-books

BiblioBoard, Bestselling Authors Partner on Library E-books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Dubbed the “Indie Rock Stars” module, the program will launch with the participation of some 90 authors, and will include at least 18 New York Times bestselling books and more than 30 award-winning novels.
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Publish Your Own Book with BookBaby

Publish Your Own Book with BookBaby | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Learn how to publish your own book with BookBaby and see which services for eBook and physical book printing are worth it from the company.

Via MioBook.
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Simon & Schuster Strips “Buy It Now” Requirement from Library Ebook Program - Digital Book World

Simon & Schuster Strips “Buy It Now” Requirement from Library Ebook Program - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The publisher modifies its library ebook program so participating libraries are no longer required to offer patrons a purchasing option.
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YA fiction treads carefully in the Arab world

YA fiction treads carefully in the Arab world | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Marcia Lynx Qualey: Young adults dominate the Arabic book market, but publishers are acutely sensitive to the slightest challenge to conservative etiquette
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Smashwords: Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult from Here - Here's How to Succeed

Smashwords: Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult from Here - Here's How to Succeed | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
RT @JillianVerne: Keep on keeping on! Mark gives some great advice to indie http://t.co/h433pD00vA #indieauthor #authors @markcoker
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Cookbooks see growth, but slow to move to digital - Deseret News

Cookbooks see growth, but slow to move to digital - Deseret News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A few years ago, Ken Hagemann was drawn to what he thought was the future of cookbooks. Lured by the ease and searchability promised by e-books and apps, he purged most of his old school volumes.
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