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Publishing's Next Big Thing and Its Next Big Headache, Part I

David Colbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Colbert

A reader spends a lot of time with a book. Ads will have time to sink in. That makes the medium valuable. Google isn't getting into the book business for charity.

Nook Review: 8 Reasons You Can Finally Love eBook Readers (Thanks To Nook)

businessinsider.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

I'm an avid reader, studied literature in school, and nerd out over tech, yet past ebook readers have left me cold. The Nook is the first reader I rea...

CES 2010: eBook Software And Apps Guide (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

eReader apps might be the only thing more confusing than eReader devices. For those who want to read on a Blackberry, iPhone, Droid, other mobile devi...

The Publishers Run into Sharp Elbows

William Petrocelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
William Petrocelli

Many familiar independent booksellers are gone, and they've been replaced by big-box retailers with far sharper elbows. At the moment, they -- not the publishers -- appear to be controlling the book business.

Free eBooks For Kindle: How To Find Them

CNET | John P. Falcone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

[F]ear not, Kindle owners: you too have access to many of the ... public domain titles, numbering in the thousands. The problem is finding them. While...

The Writer-in-Chief

Steve Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Ross

Dreams from My Father had received a few impressive blurbs and favorable reviews, but had sold only a few thousand copies, so had been out of print for years.

Barnes & Noble E-Reader: First Pictures Leaked (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As we reported before, the "e-reader wars" are going to be heating up given that book retailer Barnes and Noble's new, branded e-reader is looming on ...

How Many eReaders Does it Take to Screw in an eBook?

Steve Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Ross

Looking to distinguish their wares from the pack, manufacturers have expanded the capabilities of other new gadgets to ancillary functions that may give them an edge.

Laredo: No Bookstore For City With A Quarter-Million People?

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LAREDO, Texas — The final chapter has been written for the lone bookstore on the streets of Laredo. With a population of nearly a quarter-milli...

Borders, Barnes & Noble Experience Major Losses

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Things aren't looking good for big booksellers Borders and Barnes & Noble. The AP reports that both chains have posted major losses for this quarter, ...

Barnes & Noble And James Patterson Team Up For In-Store Kids' Book Recommendations, alex cross, witch and wizard, swimsuit

CNN Money | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble, Inc. continues its storied tradition of making books and reading more accessible to kids with its newest addition to the Children's se...

Ten Tips to Running a Good Book Reading

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Danny Groner

Although there were only 30 people in attendance for his reading, Penenberg led it skillfully. Amateur writers should take note of some of Penenberg's successes.

Book Sales Down During Holidays At Barnes And Noble: Is It A Trend?

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes and Noble book sales were reportedly down this holiday season. Sales during the nine-week holiday shopping period, November 1, 2009, to January...

Publishers Pay For Bookstore Displays

Fast Company | Adam Penenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Step into any Barnes & Noble and the first thing you see are tables covered in books. 'Tis the season, so there's the "Happy Holidays" table, with its...

Apple Tablet: A Kindle-Killer?

PC Magazine | Tim Bajarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There is, however, a device on the horizon that could really disrupt the e-reader market, and may even render them irrelevant in the near future. The ...

Barnes And Noble eBook Reader To Challenge Amazon Kindle (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In a move that promises to intensify the "ereader wars," book retailer Barnes & Noble is planning to announce the release of its own brand of ebook re...

Textbook Rental From Barnes And Noble's New Service

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. is launching a textbook rental program for college students, making it the newest entrant in a growing...

Borders Plans To Sell eBooks

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Book seller Borders Group Inc. is entering the electronic book market, partnering with a Canadian digital book company to sell e-book...

GeekGirl Reviews: E-Book Readers - Sony Reader Pocket Edition

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

If you are looking for a no-frills e-book reader that supports all the common formats and does not need wireless access, the Sony Reader Pocket Edition could be the reader for you.

Barnes And Noble Lawsuit: Spring Design Sues Over Nook eReader

Mashable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Spring Design, makers of the Alex dual-screen eReader, are suing Barnes & Noble over their Nook eBook reader, another dual-screen device announced the...

Nook: Barnes & Noble's New E-Reader Challenges Kindle With Color Screen, Equal Pricetag

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Book seller Barnes & Noble Inc. has released its new e-book reader, the Nook. The e-reader, which has a dual-screen monochrome and color touchscree...

Barnes & Noble Ranked No. 1 In Customer Experience Index: Do You Agree?

Business Wire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller, today announced that it has been ranked the number one company in Forrester Research...

CES 2010: 'Droid-Based Kindle Killer Debuts!

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

If you got an Amazon Kindle, Sony E-Reader or Barnes and Noble Nook this holiday season, don't read this story -- you'll just be depressed.

eBook Apps For Smartphones

The New York Times | DANIELLE BELOPOTOSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

IF you're a book lover who has a smartphone and you're not ready to spend the $260 you might on an electronic book reader, try starting with an e-read...

Former American Idol Star, Brooke White (VIDEO)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera