Fri, 07/09/2012 - 10:00
The Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle Fire HD are available to order through Waterstones, the chain bookseller has announced this morning, as the US retailer unveiled its new tablet models and a new Kindle, the Paperwhite, at its US press conference yesterday (6th September).
Following on from the launch of its European App Store last...
Thu, 06/09/2012 - 11:16
Amazon is planning to take a Charles Dickens approach to publishing with the launch of fiction in serial form via its Kindle device. Amazon has reached out to authors on both sides of the Atlantic, with the launch, when it comes, expected to be global.
According to one source the short works were originally due to begin being released...
Tue, 04/09/2012 - 15:04
Sony and Amazon’s 20p e-book offer shows no sign of coming to an end, with a Faber novel the latest to be added to the promotion.
The Expats, an espionage thriller written by Chris Pavone, is now on sale for Kindle and Sony Reader priced at 20p. The title was originally published in March 2012.
Wed, 22/08/2012 - 08:50
Amazon has opened an India Kindle store on Amazon.com, as well as launching the device for sale at Croma retail stores across the country.
The Kindle Store includes over one million titles, priced in rupees; the retailer is billing it "the largest selection,...
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 08:45
The first digital units are beginning to be built into the Waterstones bookshop branches, as the retailer prepares to sell Kindles from its estate of UK stores.
The Bookseller can report that equipment is being installed into various shops, including the Kensington High Street branch, to create digital zones where customers...
Mon, 13/08/2012 - 08:05
The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy has been knocked from the top of the Amazon Kindle store by an e-book priced at 20p.
Alice Peterson’s Monday to Friday Man (Quercus) has claimed the top spot in the list pushing E L James’ erotic titles down the chart. Fifty Shades of Grey (Arrow), being sold for the...
Mon, 06/08/2012 - 08:25
Amazon.co.uk customers are buying more Kindle books than print books, both hardback and paperbacks, according to the company.
The retail giant released the statistic to mark the second anniversary of its e-reader, the Kindle, in the UK, securing widespread national media coverage with the announcement.
Amazon.co.uk said that...
Fri, 27/07/2012 - 10:20
Avon has signed four more books by Jacqui Rose, whose debut was a bestseller in e-book format.
Caroline Hogg, commissioning editor at Avon, a division of HarperCollins that focuses on commercial women's fiction, acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights for the books in a deal with agent Judith Murdoch.
Mon, 11/06/2012 - 07:45
Japanese online booksellers are planning to circumvent sales tax collection by selling digital books into the country from abroad.
According to the Nikkei newspaper, selling e-books from outside Japan to Japanese customers will enable companies such as Kobo owner Rakuten and other e-commerce firms to avoid paying Japanese...
Fri, 01/06/2012 - 08:29
A second-hand bookseller in Hay-on-Wye has called for a ban on Kindles and other e-book readers at the literary festival, which opened yesterday [31st May].
According to the Daily Mail...