Wow! This happened a lot faster than I thought it would just a couple of short years ago. I was surfing the Internet and saw this article from our friends at Computerworld. Amazon says it sells 105 Kindle based e-books (not counting the free e-books, so these are actual purchases) for every 100 print books. … Continue reading Amazon Now Sells More E-Books Than Print Books
Got this email today announcing the opening of a new web site dedicated to crime and mystery. CriminalElement.com Pretty cool. Here is the complete press release. Gee I wonder if they like my original horror stories? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Melnyk 646-307-5662 firstname.lastname@example.org MACMILLAN TO LAUNCH PUBLISHER-NEUTRAL CRIME AND MYSTERY COMMUNITY WEBSITE: CRIMINAL … Continue reading Criminal Element
I ran across this article on CNN this morning. Very interesting and very scary for those of us who LOVE books, but, the changes in how bookstores evolve in the next few years will be interesting to watch. To summarize the article: Borders is going under chapter 11, and Barnes & Noble stock is down … Continue reading The eBook Bookstore
If you have an eReader that can read Adobe's ebook format (Nook, Sony Reader and some others....not Kindle) you can download and read books from the new Google ebookstore. Since it was just announced today, I have not had time to play with it on my Nook, but, over the next few weeks, I will … Continue reading Google ebookstore
A friend posted this on Facebook....pretty cool, but, you need to stay put all the way through it.