Wed, 10/10/2012 - 08:00
A new digital library shelf has launched at Frankfurt Book Fair which allows users to import both Nook and Kindle books.
US-based company BookShout! says it has all the major publishers signed up to its business apart from Penguin and Simon & Schuster.
“We believe the future of books is about you, the reader. And...
Mon, 08/10/2012 - 14:26
Amazon's market share of book sales significantly increases once a customer buys a Kindle device, data shown at Frankfurt digital conference Publishers Launch revealed, with delegates warned that a significant "discoverability gap" happens as customers move to digital reading.
Peter Hildick-Smith, founder and president...
Mon, 01/10/2012 - 12:32
Author Ken Follett's latest book is being offered for 20p on Amazon's Kindle store after being released as a hardback just over a fortnight ago.
Winter of the World (Macmillan, 13th September), the second title in Follett's Century of Giants trilogy, has a digital list price of £11.64, but is being offered...
Thu, 13/09/2012 - 09:40
Amazon will not release its Kindle Paperwhite device in Europe this year, as the etailer prepares to sell its Kindle Fire across the continent.
An Amazon spokesman told The Bookseller that there “was no timetable for a Paperwhite European launch. At the moment, it’s a US-only product”. However, together...
Thu, 13/09/2012 - 08:55
Waterstones will create a unique Kindle experience for customers in stores including a planned "Read for Free" offer, managing director James Daunt has revealed.
The new Amazon Kindle, Kindle Fire and Fire HD models will hit Waterstones shelves on 25th October, with pre-orders already coming in at the chain bookseller....
Mon, 10/09/2012 - 08:30
Publishers are readying themselves to respond to an explosion of e-reading devices in the UK in October, amid predictions that the number of devices owned in this country could rise 70% over 2011’s numbers by the end of the year.
Amazon announced on Friday (7th September) that it would sell an upgraded Kindle in the UK for...
Fri, 07/09/2012 - 11:25
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.