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This Week’s Recommended Articles (3/25-3/31)

Despite the frenzy of posts about the Harry Potter ebook/Pottermore store launch, about which I posted earlier this week (with plenty of links to other blogs), bloggers have found time to write about one or two other trends and issues in the field of books and ebooks. Rich Adin (An… Read more »

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Harry Potter ebooks finally available!

Harry Potter ebooks finally available!

The Harry Potter ebooks have finally gone on sale at the Pottermore shop!!! US prices are $7.99 each for the first three books, $9.99 for the remaining four, or $57.99 for the entire set.  That’s in line with the paperback prices. The books are currently available only in English, but… Read more »

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This Week’s Recommended Articles (3/18-3/24)

This Week’s Recommended Articles (3/18-3/24)

1) Finally, there’s evidence to support what I’ve always known: reading fiction is good for you!  The New York Times Sunday Review published an article by Annie Murphy Paul entitled “Your Brain on Fiction,” which looks at how neuro-imagery (such as fMRI scans) is being used to study which parts… Read more »

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How fast do you read?

How fast do you read?

Staples has a short reading-speed test which you may find interesting or perhaps amusing: Source: Staples eReader Department There are only three short passages to read; you read one, answer three questions on it, get your speed report, then see how long it would take you to read various books… Read more »

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Printable dust jackets

Printable dust jackets

If you prefer to protect your print books while reading them (or just want to hide the cover), bloggers Sarah Enni, Tracey Neithercutt, and Erin Bowman are offering a clever series of printable dust jackets (PDF format) designed by Bowman. You download the cover(s) you want, take them to your… Read more »

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