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Nonfiction Book App To Eliminate Books, Reading From Reading Experience

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.15.2014 | Books

What’s the worst part of reading nonfiction? Is it having to sit through an entire, exhausting book? Is it having to look at words with your eyes? M...

A New Way To Sell Books?

Posted 05.21.2012 | Books

If you're struck by wanderlust but are short a few vacation days this summer, reading can transport you anywhere: the west coast, the Himalayas, Europ...

Best eReader May Not Be An eReader

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I have a lifelong friend -- let's call her "Mom" -- who used to sneer at the very notion of e-books. Then she got an Amazon.com Kindle as a gift and s...

New Book App Lets You Read And Walk Without Tripping!

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We all know what happens when you walk and look at your phone at the same time: accidents happen (seriously, click here to laugh). Well now, you can a...

Disney Publishing Hits One Million Book App Downloads

eBookNewser | Dianna Dilworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Disney Publishing has crossed the one million downloads mark for its book apps globally from the App Store. This includes apps downloaded for the iPad...

Book, Video, eBook:

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In an eBook Summit talk, Vook CEO Brad Inman and Perseus Books Group online marketing director Peter Costanzo explained the process for turning a prin...

Barnes And Noble Releases Nook Kids App For iPad

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble has introduced a Nook kids for iPad application. The app makes B&N's digital catalog of children's content--which includes 100 new inte...

Lend Your Kindle eBooks

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon has launched its program for lending Kindle eBooks, allowing digital readers to share books for a short period of time. The program opened by f...

Sony eBook Business Different From Apple's

On! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"We are aiming to acquire a share of 40% in the global electronic book market in fiscal 2012," said Sony Corp, which has been leading the US electroni...

Next In Line Of Publishers To Go Digital

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Taschen is to publish its first app this week, a re-release of architectural title Yes is More. Exclusive to the iPad, the £5.99 app will be launche...

'Technology Not Barrier To Depth'

latimes.com | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

And yet, what may be most interesting about the Pew study is its timing, since this is the year e-readers took off. What does it say about us that, on...

Color eReaders Open Door For Picture Book Publishers

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Millions of consumers have embraced black-and-white e-readers like the Kindle for reading simple novels or nonfiction -- but books with color illustra...

Publisher Launches App Store

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Launched today, the shop will sell non-Apple apps directly to the consumer, and will feature apps from DK, Rough Guides and DK Travel, as well as thos...

Storybook App Lands Author 3 Book Deal

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Rick Richter's digital publishing venture, Ruckus Media, today is releasing its first author-centric app, A Present for Milo, and its creator has land...

WATCH: Just How Revolutionary Is Google eBooks?

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Google launched its foray into the publishing market today with Google eBooks, a comprehensive online shopping service that allows users to purchase d...

eBooks Or Book Apps?

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Seated in the conference room of his lower Manhattan office/production studio, Nicholas Callaway, chairman and CEO of Callaway Digital Arts, talked ab...

Publishing's Most Dramatic Move In 2010

idealog.com | Mike Shatzkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The most dramatic event in publishing in 2010? That's easy. It was the face-down between five of the six biggest publishers in the US and Amazon over ...

eBook Report

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Media and publishing market forecast firm Simba Information, publisher of the "Book Publishing Report" newsletter, has estimated about 35% of iPad own...

Is Apple Using Gift Cards To Prop Up A Sagging iBookstore?

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

So no wonder Apple is now selling gift cards for iBooks, its e-bookstore platform, in its own stores and also in places like Target (TGT), according t...

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...

WATCH: Stephen King On eBooks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bestselling author Stephen King was asked on CNN Money: "The internet, in many ways, killed the music industry. So, why won't it do that to books?" "...

Amazon Might Start Charging For 'Look Inside!' Feature

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But a new patent granted earlier this week by the U.S. Trademark & Patent Office suggests Amazon may be rethinking its free preview concept. According...

iPad Comic Apps: How Did Marvel Win?

MacNewsWorld | John P. Mello, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Certain applications on the iPad seem almost native to the device. Reading electronic books, for example, falls into that category. So does reading co...

Short Stories: "iStories" Originals For The iPad And iPhone By Sherman Alexie, Kay Eldredge, And Alan Ziegler

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Narrative Magazine: To celebrate our new iPhone and iPad application, which brings our entire literary library to readers' fingertips for free, we've ...