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Overdrive See Increase in Ebooks For Schools

According to the digital library service, Overdrive, 2020 has seen a significant spike in the use of ebooks in schools. A recent survey showed remote learning, and reduced print options have facilitated...

Amazon Has Book Deals

Readers, did you know know Amazon promotes lots of book deals on their website? Books from Indie Authors, larger publishing houses, and Amazon's own imprints are included. Deals from less than $3.99 to...

Those Bastard Pirates – An editorial by Sheila English

The dictionary defines “pirating” as the use or reproduction of another’s work for profit without permission, usually in contravention of patent or copyright. Pirating an author’s book is both unethical and illegal.  There’s...

Walmart Selling Kobo eReaders

Walmart has partnered with Rakuten Kobo to sell eReaders, ebooks and audio books at their stores. Here are details from the Walmart press release: Today, we’re making it easier than ever to check out...

National Library of Norway Digitizing ebooks

Physical copies of books published prior to 2000, and including those with historical or classic literature status are being digitized by the National Library of Norway. To date, nearly 4,000 books have...

Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content

Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content From Overdrive's Press Release: Rakuten OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform available to millions of readers from over 40,000 libraries and schools worldwide, reported record-breaking downloads...

Bookseller Removing Digital Content.

Beginning in February bookseller AbeBooks will no longer be carrying eBooks or any digital content in their online catalog. Any authors or other merchants that have digital content with the bookseller will...

Apple Announces Their Top Selling eBooks For 2017

Apple just released their list of bestselling e-books and audiobooks sold through the iBooks store in 2017.             Fiction Titles Camino Island by John Grisham The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Origin by Dan Brown Into the Water by Paula Hawkins The Fix by David...
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New York Public Library Author Talks

We love the New York Public Library! And we love their commitment to books, literacy, authors and community. NYPL offers author videos with some of...