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News headlines collected here come from seven most influential ebook blogs: The Digital Reader, The Good E-reader, TeleRead, GalleyCat, Publishing Perspectives, Digital Book World, and Publishers Weekly.
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The Digital Reader
- The Problem with Hoopla’s Pay-Per-Loan Model
- Cloudshelf Reader Epub3 App Released for Android, iOS
- Morning Coffee – 26 June 2017
- HarperCollins Sign Pay-per-Lend Agreements with Freading, Hoopla, OverDrive
- Amazon is Beta-Testing the Label “Digital Books”
- Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, June 23
- Hufflepuffs Least Likely to Buy Merchandize, According to Amazon
- Barnes & Noble’s New Stores Have Their Own App?
- Morning Coffee – 23 June 2017
- B&N Just Reported its Umpteenth Year of Declining Revenues
- Amazon is renaming Kindle Books to Digital Book
- Amazon has destroyed UK Bookstores
- Millennials May Be the Salvation of Libraries
- TSA Wants You To Remove Books From Carry-On Luggage
- Chapters Indigo Remains Profitable
- Barnes and Noble Stock Continues to Soar – Rumors of Buyout Persist
- Kobo Plus is doing tremendously well in the Netherlands and Belgium
- Audible is offering a 1 year membership for $99
- Hoopla adds 15,000 HarperCollins eBooks to their catalog
- B&N Nook Sales Decreased by 24% in 2017
- UNESCO Names the UAE’s Sharjah World Book Capital 2019
- ‘The Phoenix,’ Rising: A UK Comics Publisher Sees ‘Lots of Opportunities’
- Book Aid International Opens New Charitable Initiative in Rwanda
- Industry Notes: Open Road Maps Big Newsletter Numbers, New Marketing for Publishers
- Edtech: Russian Publisher Prosveshcheniye Announces a Digital Educational Platform
- A Trio of Canadian Authors on Food Writing and ‘Cultural Nationalism’
- Industry Notes: Macmillan Partners With Binc on Bookselling Diversity Scholarships
- Rights Updates from Agencies: Berlin, Istanbul, Cologne, London
- New Life for Italy’s Baldini & Castoldi: La Nave di Teseo’s Latest Acquisition
- Challenges Amid Optimism: The UK’s New Report on Translation Trends and Prospects
- The Final Chapter for GalleyCat
- Harry Potter’s Teachers From Hogwarts: INFOGRAPHIC
- Scholastic to Publish a New Picture Book By R.L. Stine and Marc Brown
- Chris Jackson Discusses Multicultralism in a TEDx Talk
- A.J. Jacobs to Star in the Twice Removed Podcast Series
- Gregg Schigiel Inks Deal With Image Comics
- Librarian Discovers Defaced Islamic Texts
- Emma Watson Joins Tom Hanks’ Company in The Circle Trailer
- Children’s Book Week Will Be Expanded
- The New York Public Library Takes On the Mannequin Challenge: VIDEO
Digital Book World
- New Digital Book Accessibility Certification Program Announced
- 3 Reasons To Shed No Tears If Your Book Is Rejected By BookBub
- Anthologies: Joining With Others In Marketing To The Masses
- 3 Steps to Crafting Your Public Persona For An Author Speaking Engagement
- There’s No Such Thing As A Self-Published Author
- Authors, Grow Your Fan Base By Leading A Book Club
- EPUB Accessibility 1.0: New Opportunities for Authors, Publishers and Readers
- 3 Steps To Know Your Audience For Increased Book Sales
- How To Write An Author Q&A That Compels Readers To Buy
- A.I. Chatbots Are Evolving the Author Platform
- Social Justice League FTW (shelftalker)
- Graphic Novels Supply Diversity at ALA 2017
- Religion Book Deals: June 2017
- PRH Closing the Blue Rider Imprint
- ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...
- ALA 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Honored with Carnegie Medals
- ALA 2017: Why The Future of Tech Will Be Female
- ALA 2017: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Urges Librarians to 'Stay Strong'
- Spotlight on Christopher Meades
- Fall 2017 Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies
- Mario Vargas Llosa: “Books are always threatening power”
- Old TeleRead site hacker-proofed. Related WP-to-HTML tips. And thanks to Nate and Tim.
- Should you leave your day job to freelance? From finances to insurance, here’s what to ponder.
- Castle of Cagliostro and copyright’s limits to creativity
- Ebooks and eyestrain: Eleven tips for newbies and old-timers. Now share your own wisdom.
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- My Indianapolis tourist guide is free this weekend!
- Amazon Fires getting bold. Now a question for Apple: Why no iBooks margin adjustment?
- The lady in the photo probably isn’t reading a library book. SEO expert Trey Gordner offers fixes.
- Hugo Awards voter packet released in runup to Worldcon 75 in Helsinki
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