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Amazon Kindle Matchook Service Now Live; Supports 70,000 Books

10/29/2013, Amazon announced its new Matchbook program that would allow those who purchase a physical copy of a book to receive a discount for the e-book version of that same piece of literature just last month. Bookworms can now raise both their physical books and...

San Antonio Poised To Launch First Bookless Public Library

01/14/2013, The world is going completely digital, and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff is walking into that direction as well. Being the bookworm that he is with over 1,000 first editions in his private collection, Wolff plans to create a new countywide library...

Amazon Reveals Best-Selling Books Of 2012

12/14/2012, We love to write and read. So, if you’re looking for a bunch of good books to read this holiday season, Amazon has prepared a nifty list of best-selling books for you to read. Today, Amazon is announcing the top 10 best-selling books of 2012 overall...

Elektrobiblioteka lets you control a computer interface with a book

09/07/2012, The very medium through which we read books has changed fundamentally in recent times. While once they used to comprise exclusively of printed paper, they have been carried over to the digital realm and given the form of e-books. We can’t touch them,...

Author Terry Deary writes a novel for cellphones

09/30/2011, While we have our e-readers and e-books, it looks like author Terry Deary has taken that to the next level, by writing a book entirely on his mobile phone, which is his attempt at getting the youth generation to start reading more books.

Booktrack adds soundtrack to your eBooks

08/24/2011, If you enjoy reading books but you’re looking for a more immersive experience without resorting to watching a movie or listening to audio book, Booktrack might have the solution for you. The company has just launched its new technology today with...

BookLamp introduces the “Pandora.com for books”

07/19/2011, Music lovers should be familiar with Pandora’s music service, which works by recommending songs to the listener based on what the user has listened to in the past, and users will be able to help refine the recommendations by providing positive or...

Kindle Does Library Book Lending

04/20/2011, Kindle users will soon be able to lend/borrow eBooks from 11,000 libraries in the USA. Interestingly, Amazon had recently blocked Lendle (a startup) from doing this exact same thing… The new feature will be available to *all* Kindle hardware, but...

Lendle goes down for a day

03/23/2011, Lendle, the book lending service that provides an easy way for users to lend and borrow lendable Amazon books, was shut down yesterday when Amazon decided to revoke Lendle’s access to their APIs. The reason that Amazon gave was that Lendle does not...

Barnes & Noble NOOKnewsstand owes its success to the NOOKcolor

01/25/2011, Need any more proof that the NOOKnewsstand by Barnes & Noble is a money maker? Barnes & Noble has just announced that the digital bookstore has exceeded 650,000 total subscriptions and single copy sales since they introduced the NOOKcolor (a...

Ads to Appear Inside Free E-Books

12/13/2010, Marketers are experimenting with new pricing models for e-books. In a twist, marketers may make e-books available for free in exchange for your attention to ads that may appear within the books. Various forms of advertisements are now being explored,...