Category Archives: E-books

eBook Lending – A Reader’s View

Last week, I mentioned that certain publishers won’t let libraries lend their eBooks. To bring it home more, if you are looking for romance eBooks by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Lora Leigh, Keiran Kramer published by Macmillan Publishing at your local library … Continue reading

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Book Digital Copies

It is now almost one year since I bought my Nook Color.  Some things have changed – I definitely access more books than I used to, and some of it (maybe 30-40%) is digital.  But I confess I’m still primarily … Continue reading

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The Other Guy’s Bride: Exclusive Excerpt from Connie Brockway

I am really excited about this one, so fair warning. On November 22nd, The Other Guy’s Bride, the long, long, long(!) awaited sequel to As You Desire will finally hit your Kindle, with the print version following one month later. … Continue reading

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Big Changes in the EBook Market

It is no secret that I am a big eReader fan. I’ve talked about it here and here. And from the very beginning I have been a loyal customer of Amazon. With the introduction of the Kindle, I knew I … Continue reading

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A Shameless Plug: AAR-Amazon Kindle Links

Mucho excitement is in the air today.  Amazon has announced a new range of Kindles, including a basic Kindle for just $79 and a $199 Kindle Fire tablet. If anybody is buying a Kindle today, we’d very much appreciate it … Continue reading

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How EBooks Save Me from My Own Decluttering

I know that for the readers that just love holding the actual paper book in their hands, it is going to take a lot to convince them to change to eBooks. But this week, a recurring dilemma of mine brought … Continue reading

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The Buzzword? Digital.

If there was one word we kept hearing last week at RWA, it was digital. We heard it from excited people, disillusioned people, scared people, and confused people. Digital options are opening up a Brave New World, but no one … Continue reading

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Free and Bargain eBooks – Blessing or Curse?

I have caught a new addiction: I hunt the net for free and bargain eBooks. Thanks to the delightful folks at Mobileread and here at AAR Potpourri Forum, and thanks to special discounts offered by ebookstores like Fictionwise or Kobo, … Continue reading

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Connie Brockway Is Launch Author in Amazon’s New Romance Imprint

We had quite a party around here when Connie Brockway announced her intentions to self-publish several books that readers have long been waiting for, including sequels to As You Desire and, my personal favorite, All Through the Night.  While this … Continue reading

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Nook Update: It’s Great! Not.

This cartoon from Edward Lear’s Laughable Lyrics perfectly illustrates my feelings about the recent Nook Color (NC) software update: A man, sitting on a fence, with a bucket over his head. When it comes to technology, sometimes I feel exactly … Continue reading

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