Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 4/05/14

News & Notes – 4/05/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Liberty Media sells of most of its Barnes & Noble stocks, reducing its ownership… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/22/14

News & Notes – 3/22/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: The Independent will no longer review gender-specific children’s books, which it claims (with justification)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/01/14

News & Notes – 3/01/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: The Washington Post is adding monthly book review columns for romance and SFF! Sarah… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/15/14

News & Notes – 2/15/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: “Winter Weather Disrupts Book Sales” (Publishers Weekly).  No surprise there! Apple’s appeal rejected by… Read more »

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New & Notes – 2/08/14

New & Notes – 2/08/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Ms. Rowling… You’re kidding, right? J. K. Rowling regrets pairing Hermione and Ron. The… Read more »

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Sony closes its Reader Store

Sony closes its Reader Store

Yesterday, I got an email from Sony informing me that they are closing their Reader Store as of March 20th.  The Reader Store is Sony’s ebook retail store, and sells ePub books to customers with any ePub device, not just Sony Reader owners.   The closure affects the US and Canadian… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/21/13

News & Notes – 12/21/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: A first edition of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was recently discovered in the Cleveland… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/23/13

News & Notes – 11/23/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: The National Book Award winners for 2013! Goodreads is now available on the Kindle… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/28/13

News & Notes – 9/28/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. There’s a lot of book news this week! Books & Ebooks in the News: Goodreads will start deleting content focused… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/14/13

News & Notes – 8/14/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Man Booker 2013 shortlist titles The Man Booker 2013 shortlist was announced on Sept…. Read more »

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