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Amazon.com: Horror Within : 8 Book Boxed Set eBook: Mark Tufo, Scott Nicholson, Robert Chazz Chute, Ian Woodhead, Eric A. Shelman, Tony Baker, Travis Tufo, Armand Rosamilia, J.T. Warren: Books

Amazon.com: Horror Within : 8 Book Boxed Set eBook: Mark Tufo, Scott Nicholson, Robert Chazz Chute, Ian Woodhead, Eric A. Shelman, Tony Baker, Travis Tufo, Armand Rosamilia, J.T.
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Verso Books to Sell eBooks Direct to Consumers - GalleyCat

Verso Books to Sell eBooks Direct to Consumers - GalleyCat | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
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Wilmington startup recognized for approach to selling e-books - StarNewsOnline.com

Wilmington startup recognized for approach to selling e-books - StarNewsOnline.com | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
Wilmington startup recognized for approach to selling e-books
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EntitleBooks.com, has been recognized for its innovative approach. Essentially, the company sells e-books online by a subscription formula.
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Study finds children read as well with e-books as printed books - Las Cruces Sun-News

Study finds children read as well with e-books as printed books - Las Cruces Sun-News | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
Study finds children read as well with e-books as printed books
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Courtesy photo Reagan Montoya Delgado enjoys a book from Imagination Library while sitting in the sunshine during Big Ditch Day in July 2012.
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The 5 Best Websites for Free E-books | Learning and Living in the ...

The 5 Best Websites for Free E-books | Learning and Living in the ... | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
Whether you're looking for something good to read or learning a new skill, these sites have tons of e-books that you can download for free!

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Banned Erotica eBooks Given a New Home with EXCITICA - Good E-Reader (blog)

Banned Erotica eBooks Given a New Home with EXCITICA - Good E-Reader (blog) | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
Banned Erotica eBooks Given a New Home with EXCITICA
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Sometimes Erotica books can be too racy for the sensibilities of major digital bookstores.
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Stephen King's Joyland to be Released as an eBook - The Digital ...

Mr King gave a number of different reasons for not releasing an ebook, including wanting to support bookstores and wanting readers to have the traditional reading experience. But none of that matters any more, because I've ...
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China's eBook Space Comes into its Own - Good e-Reader

China's eBook Space Comes into its Own - Good e-Reader | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
CNPIEC recently made a major commitment to build and market an e-book publishing platform for both Chinese and other than Chinese language titles to the institutional market in China. That platform is now active.”.
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Where did the story of ebooks begin? - The Guardian

Where did the story of ebooks begin? - The Guardian | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
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What was the first ebook?
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What is a book in the digital age? | Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

What is a book in the digital age? | Technology Enhanced Learning Blog | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
What is a book in the digital age? by @hopkinsdavid Will ebooks eliminate the market for printed books ? http://t.co/GfqiJ3hets #icsedu

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Penguin Releases Ebook Collection Through Follett | Digital Book World

Penguin Releases Ebook Collection Through Follett | Digital Book World | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
[Press Release] Follett Announces Ebook Partnership with Penguin Group (USA) Agreement is part of Follett’s continuing effort to expand access to popular (Penguin Releases Ebook Collection Through Follett http://t.co/YsCDdKCD83)...
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Dzanc Books Offers Free eBook With Every Print Purchase - GalleyCat

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Dzanc Books Offers Free eBook With Every Print Purchase

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Sony to Close E-bookstore, Move Customers to Kobo

Sony to Close E-bookstore, Move Customers to Kobo | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
Sony, one of the first companies to enter the e-book market, will close its e-bookstore in March and allow its American and Canadian customers to migrate their accounts to Kobo.
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The reported decline of the ebook has been greatly exaggerated - Metro

The reported decline of the ebook has been greatly exaggerated - Metro | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
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Throw your Kindles and Kobos to the wind – and start building some more bookshelves. For the age of the ebook is nearing its end.
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Rizzoli launches first immersive narrative ebook collection for kids | Digital Book World

Rizzoli launches first immersive narrative ebook collection for kids | Digital Book World | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
Rizzoli pioneers a new way of storytelling for kids and their parents.
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SA Book Fair features impact of eBooks on education - Bizcommunity.com

SA Book Fair features impact of eBooks on education - Bizcommunity.com | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
SA Book Fair features impact of eBooks on education Bizcommunity.com "While the South African market is expressing an interest in introducing digital content and eBooks, there is still a huge textbook market and there are a number of challenges to...
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Ebooks: The door opens for new writers to follow Roddy Doyle's lead - Irish Times

Ebooks: The door opens for new writers to follow Roddy Doyle's lead - Irish Times | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
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Ebooks have eviscerated this elitist view by presenting writers with a cheap and easy way to publish work.
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Unite for Literacy offers free early literacy ebooks — @joycevalenza ...

Unite for Literacy offers free early literacy ebooks — @joycevalenza ... | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
... The Colorado Library Consortuim (CLiC), Douglas County Libraries and Unite for Literacy, a Colorado-based publisher funded by sponsorships, have partnered to provide access to more than 120 free ebooks for young ...
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Young People will Spend More on eBooks in 2014 - Good E-Reader (blog)

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Young People will Spend More on eBooks in 2014
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However a more positive revelation for ebook publishers is that 26% of young folk expect their spending on eBooks to increase this year.
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Italian Publisher Mondadori Buys eBook Community Anobii - The ...

The logo_anobii_v2[1] leading Italian publisher Mondadori announced on Tuesday that they had acquired Anobii, a social network for book lovers. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but based on the phrasing of ...
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Canongate to Publish Several of Margaret Drabble's Classics as eBooks - Broadway World

Canongate to Publish Several of Margaret Drabble's Classics as eBooks - Broadway World | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
Canongate to Publish Several of Margaret Drabble's Classics as eBooks Broadway World Several of Margaret Drabble's best-loved titles will be published into eBook for the first time this May, alongside a campaign to promote digital reading to older...
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Strict Limits On Library Ebook Lending Must End - Booktrade.info

Strict Limits On Library Ebook Lending Must End Booktrade.info Research conducted in February 2013 by Shelf Free, an independent group set up and led by librarians to raise awareness of the opportunities and issues around e-books in public...
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Breakthrough Technology Cuts Book Formatting Time in Half — The Book Designer

Breakthrough Technology Cuts Book Formatting Time in Half — The Book Designer | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it
Breakthrough Technology Cuts Book Formatting Time in Half introduces new 2Way templates that can be used for both print and ebooks
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Library Consortium Tests Interlibrary Loans of e-Books | LISNews:

Worried about security and sales, many publishers and vendors permit individual e-book chapters to be shared but don't routinely include the lending of whole e-books in library contracts. Even when licenses do allow e-book ...
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Why Genre Rules e-Books, and What the Big Publishers Are Doing About It

Why Genre Rules e-Books, and What the Big Publishers Are Doing About It | eBook News & Reviews | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, February 16, 11:43 PM


Graeme McMillan:  "There are multiple theories for the genre dominance in digital publishing, including the appeal of anonymity offered by e-reader devices, which don’t display the cover of a potentially embarrassing book for all the world to see."