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Episode #129 - How to Create an iBook for Apple's iBookstore with iBooks Author

Katie Davis | Posted 04.22.2013 | Books
Katie Davis

In today's interview you'll hear about how Sarah Towle created an app and then an iBook to go with it.

Jason Gilbert

Amazon vs. iBooks vs. Google Play vs. Barnes & Noble | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.18.2012 | Technology

When shopping for eBooks for your reader, tablet, or laptop, you have what can seem like an intimidating number of options. Google Play, Amazon, Barne...

Is Apple The New Supporter Of Women's Fiction?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.15.2012 | Women

Apple may be the new Orange -- at least when it comes to supporting female fiction writers. The technology company may step in as the new sponsor for ...

Apps to Make You Literate

Uloop | Posted 06.28.2011 | College

Reading can, at times, feel like eating sandpaper. But fortunately there are some great apps to help you get literate.

How eBook Reader Bill Of Rights Benefits Authors

Digital Book World | Andy Woodworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

About a week ago, Sarah and I posted the Ebook Reader’s Bill of Rights. We’ve watched it bounce all over the blogosphere much to our mutual deligh...

Random House Finally Selling eBooks In iBookstore

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yesterday, at Apple's media event, Steve Jobs announced that Random House is signing on with the store, bringing 17,000 eBooks. Even before the anno...

Apple's iBookstore A 'Big Failure' Six Months After Launch | By David Winograd (RSS Feed) on Oct 14th 2010 at 9:00AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It's been over six months since the release of the iPad on April 3rd, and the simultaneous launch of iBooks and the iBookstore, which promised to give...

iPad Publisher Gets Millions In Funding

VentureBeat | Anthony Ha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Apple's iPad has been hyped up the future of publishing -- books, magazines, you name it. Now high-profile venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Bye...

Agency Model For eBook Prices Under Scrutiny In UK

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The agency model has come under increased scrutiny in the UK following the news that Amazon was poised to launch a Kindle Store, with the retail...

eBook Pricing Deals May Violate Antitrust Laws; CT Attorney General Launches Investigation

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Book publishers' eBook deals with Apple and Amazon may violate competition laws, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Connecticut Attorney General...

Erotic eBooks Removed From Apple's iBookstore

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Apple has been accused of censorship after four erotic novellas disappeared from the iBookstore chart....

11 Of The Coolest Cases For Your eReader (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With the advent of the eReader--the Kindle, the iPad, the Nook--comes the inevitable paraphernalia, and finally they're starting to get creative out t...

Ryu Murakami To Release Novel Directly To iPad

The Wall Street Journal | Yoree Koh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Let the nightmare begin. Novelist Ryu Murakami plans to release his latest novel exclusively for digital bookworms through Apple Inc.'s iPad ahead of ...

Penguin eBooks Are No. 1 On iPad, But Publisher Gets Zero Love From Amazon

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On the one hand, Penguin (PSO) has many reasons to feel good right now. A preliminary first-quarter earnings report released by its parent company, Pe...

eBook Bestsellers From Kobo: The Top eBooks From Fiction To Freebies And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For a long time, Amazon was the only real option out there for buying eBooks. But a lot has changed in the eBook business recently. Barnes & Noble bec...

eBook Bestsellers From Kobo: The Top eBooks From Fiction And Nonfiction To Freebies And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For a long time, Amazon was the only real option out there for buying eBooks. But a lot has changed in the eBook business recently. Barnes & Noble bec...

iPad eBook App Problems: How To Fix Today's eReaders

Gizmodo | Craig Mod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This essay considers two sets of questions: 1) What's wrong with our current e-readers and how do we rebuild them? 2) What meta-data do we create when...

TOR Offering Free Award-Winning Science Fiction Stories For The iPad

The Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The website of science fiction imprint Tor is making some of its most-lauded works of 2009 available as free e-books. Four stories, all awards finalis...

WWDC 2010: 4 New iPad, iBooks And App Updates Publishers And Readers Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The tech world is buzzing today with news from Steve Jobs's speech at 2010's WWDC -- Worldwide Developers Conference -- but the new iPhone isn't the o...

iPad Won't Come With iBooks Preinstalled, Giving Amazon A Leg Up

The Wall Street Journal | By YUKARI IWATANI KANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Electronic books are expected to be a major selling point for Apple Inc.'s iPad, which goes on sale Saturday. But competitors, particularly

Apple Tells Publishers What Price To Charge For iPad eBooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The so-called agency model is a "mirage" with Apple dictating to publishers what they can charge for books sold via the iBook Store on Apple's iPad, a...

iPad eBook Apps: Where Will New iPad Users Go To Buy eBooks?

The New York Times | NICK BILTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On April 3, when customers pick up their fancy new Apple iPads and want to purchase an e-book, they will have to decide which online bookstore they wa...

eReader Price War Looming? Sony Drops Price On Its Reader

Wall Street Journal | Geoffrey A. Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sony says it is cutting the price on its entry-level e-book reader, dubbed the Pocket Reader, to $169 -- perhaps the first in a coming price war for t...

Perseus Signs eBook Deal For iPad

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH and BRAD STONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books


iPad Revolution? Maybe, But There's Still Much To Be Said For Kindle (New York Review)

The New York Review of Books | Sue Halpern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When Steve Jobs projected the image of the iPad after his damned-with-faint-praise nod to the Kindle, the Kindle looked comically out of date, a relic...