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This Week's Bestselling eBooks

Posted 09.04.2013 | Books

Every week, Digital Book World compiles an ebooks bestseller list (here's their methodology). Click here to read more 1 "The Husband's Secret" L...

Nook Adds Surprising New Feature

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.03.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- Barnes & Noble is teaming up with Google to vastly increase the number of apps available on its Nook HD tablets. The bookstore chain says...

How Will We Read: On Main Street?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.12.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Many independent book stores are already redefining their role for the future by finding new and compelling ways to differentiate themselves from online retailers.

'Classy' Google eBooks Reader Debuts

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

The iriver Story HD, the first ereader device featuring integration with Google eBooks, will be available in the United States exclusively at Target o...

Google eBooks Hit HOW Many Downloads?!

Search Engine Journal | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

For decades now there's been a question as to whether or not books would stay alive in the modern world. While a silly question when the only competit...

Words and E-Words: Electronic Books at the Community Bookstore

William Petrocelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
William Petrocelli

Many of the more breathless digerati herald the arrival of e-books as a sign that the day of the printed word is over. They claim everyone will be reading digital type on backlit screens. Not so fast, booksellers say.

Best Places To Get Free eBooks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since over a year ago free eBooks have been a hot topic in the publishing market. Last week, however, The Washington Post reported that Amazon has be...

UPDATED: Bookstore Obituaries

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As the year comes to a close, we're all slammed with hoards of "best of" lists -- Best Books, Best Kids Books, Best Cook Books, etc. On top of that, ...

Google eBooks Takes Cue From Twitter With 'Whale Fail'

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On its newly launched eBook service, Google featured an error page with a picture of a sailor and a whale with text that reads: "Whale Fail. Google Bo...

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...

Google Opens eBook Store In Challenge To Amazon

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and its Kindle electronic re...

Publishers To Call The Shots In Negotiations With Google?

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As publishers enter discussions with the Web giant Google about its plan to sell digital versions of new books direct to consumers, they have a little...