Category Archives: E-books

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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Readers Love eBooks. Too Bad Publishers Still Don’t Get It.

In case you missed it, in February sales of eBooks were up an astonishing 202% from the same month just a year before. To make the news even more impressive, for the first time eBooks exceeded sales of all other … Continue reading

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Avon Royal Weddings Giveaway (Contest Closed)

On Tuesday Royal Weddings,  a new Avon Impulse digital anthology featuring Loretta Chase, Gaelen Foley, and Stephanie Laurens is released. The authors pull out their charm, wit, and passion to tell  three stories set amidst grand historical royal weddings, including … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble Nook Color: A Review

Unconditional love – that’s what I give my lovely Nook Color.  I’ve now had it for three weeks, even though the device has been out since November, and I’ve got a fairly good idea of its capabilities.  First, it must … Continue reading

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News from Connie Brockway

I’m just going to get out of the way really quickly here because Connie Brockway, one of my favorite writers, has some news.   So, without further ado, here’s our newest AAR interview with the author. Connie, you’ll notice no headline … Continue reading

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What Agency Pricing and EBook Lending Limits Mean for Readers

At first when I thought about the latest eBook news, this piece was going to be a mini rant about how publishers haven’t got a clue about eBooks and how popular they’ve become. But I suspect that isn’t entirely the … Continue reading

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Borders: Things Are Getting Shakier

After years of troubling reports, it appears that Borders could indeed be on the verge of catastrophe. After what should have been a profitable holiday season, the chain missed payments to publishers and has been trying—without much success, as reported yesterday … Continue reading

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How My Kindle Cured My Book-Buying Disorder

If I had to rate the electronics that have impacted my life the most, my Kindle is right up with microwave, DVD, DVR, and computer. I have always had a compulsion for reading. The only problem is that just any … Continue reading

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Enter to Win a New Kindle 3 from AAR (Contest Closed)

We’ve got a brand new Kindle 3 Wi-Fi to give away this week to one lucky reader, courtesy of AAR. The Kindle is the most popular product in Amazon’s history and, as someone who loves her Kindle 3, it’s easy to see … Continue reading

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Poof! The Amazing Disappearing Stories

 According to techie news site Ars Technica, Selena Kitt, a self-published author of erotic fiction and a publisher, reported that Amazon removed some of her stories from the print store and from the Kindle store. Other authors affected include Esmeralda … Continue reading

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