Legacy Publisher and Retailers Squabble Over Profits

September 18th, 2019

GoodeReader posted about Amazon Audible’s return fire to complaining (and complicit) legacy publishers declaring their ability to do whatever they want. Not sure how much this has to do with the public.

“Fair use” Amazon and the legacy publishers declare and grumble. “Fair use” laugh the Indie authors and loyal readers.

It’s between Amazon and the legacy publishers now. They’re starting to squabble over the uneven playing field and tilted market that they have created. (It has a real American Oligarch feel to it.)

Heat Rises for Amazon Audible

September 16th, 2019

Locusmag reports that Amazon Audible’s caption controversy is continuing to heat up. (Cue the lawsuits!)

Kobo Libra H20 eBook Reader Reviewed

September 14th, 2019

PCMag reviews the new Kobo Libra H20 eReader. Pictures and specs at the link.

Re-selling eBooks Illegal in EU

September 13th, 2019

Publishers Weekly says that the EU courts have ruled the re-sale of eBooks illegal.

Legacy Publishers Battle Against Public Libraries

September 12th, 2019

A Slate article expands on the continuing war that Legacy Publishers have unleashed against public libraries. Publishers are trying to shut eBooks down and are stealing your freedom in the process.

Kobo Forma and Kobo Libra H20 Compared

September 10th, 2019

GoodeReader compares the Kobo Forma and the new Kobo Libra H20 eReaders.

More on the New Kobo Libra H2O

September 8th, 2019

TechCrunch offers more details on the new Kobo Libra H2O eReader. It’s a worthy contender to Amazon’s pricey Kindle Oasis.

Kobo Libra H20

September 7th, 2019

GoodeReader features the new Kobo Libra H20 and wonders if you’ll buy one of the (very affordable – $169 US) eReaders when they hit the market in the coming weeks.

Will Interactive eBooks Go Extinct?

September 6th, 2019

BookRiot wonders why interactive eBooks have failed to catch on.

Kobo Libra H2O Reviewed

September 4th, 2019

Gizmodo talks about the new Kobo Libra H2O, a less expensive alternative to the Kindle Oasis.