Wed, 04/12/2013 - 09:40
Tesco’s e-book platform Blinkbox Books will not get its public launch until March 2014 at the earliest, The Bookseller understands.
The online platform is currently being tested in beta form by Tesco staff who have been given the supermarket’s own-brand...
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 16:15
E-books by Sainsbury’s is asking customers to vote for their ‘E-book of the Year’ from a list of 150 titles.
Customers can nominate their chosen titles throughout December, with the winner announced at the end of the year. Everyone who votes is also entered into a prize draw to win all 150 e-books of the year....
Fri, 29/11/2013 - 08:56
Orion’s Michael Connelly’s e-book sales have passed the one million mark with Hachette UK’s head of digital George Walkley saying digital sales are not yet plateauing in the UK.
Connelly [pictured left with deputy publishing director Bill Massey] is the second Hachette author to reach the landmark digital sales...
Thu, 28/11/2013 - 09:00
Cuts-stricken Newcastle is one of four authorities chosen by the Society of Chief Librarians to take part in the Sieghart Review pilots.
Newcastle City Council joins Peterborough, the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and Derbyshire County...
Wed, 27/11/2013 - 17:15
Random House India has released the first Hindi e-book by any international publisher in the Indian market.
Har Haftey Ghatayen Ek Kilo Vajan (translated as Lose a Kilo a Week) by Nishi Grover, is available now on...
Mon, 25/11/2013 - 10:44
Penguin has partnered with mobile reading platform Readmill to allow readers to buy e-books on the Penguin website, and send them straight to their mobile devices.
The E-books on the Penguin website will have a "Send to Readmill" button, allowing customers to directly send the titles to their iPhone or iPad.
Tue, 19/11/2013 - 09:45
The Booksellers Association has decided not to create an industry initiative around pornographic e-books in the wake of last month’s e-book scandal, placing the onus for tackling the problem back on e-book aggregators.
Mon, 18/11/2013 - 14:40
E-book distribution business ePubDirect has partnered with book subscription service Oyster.
Launched in the US earlier this year, Oyster allows readers to pay a monthly subscription to download an unlimited number of books through its app.
Through the new deal, readers will now be able to access ePubDirect books through...
Mon, 18/11/2013 - 08:00
Sainsbury's is working with Quercus to offer a print and e-book bundle on Dorothy Koomson's The Flavours of Love.
From 21st November, customers will be able to buy the hardback in store for £6.99, and then download the e-book version for free from the supermarket's e-book platform, eBooks by Sainsbury's...
Thu, 14/11/2013 - 11:40
Hodder & Stoughton will publish the complete backlist of thriller writer Ted Allbeury on its Mulholland UK imprint.
British Commonwealth rights including Canada were acquired from Carole Blake of Blake Friedmann.
Editor Dominic Gribben said: "I’m thrilled that we’ll be making Ted’s work...