GoodeReader reports that McGraw-Hill Professional and Baker & Taylor have reached an agreement that will help to swell the list of growing digital titles at school and public libraries by making 5,000 tech, professional and medical titles available for lending.
Digital Book World looks for common ground between Indie and traditional publishing in this post.
EContent offers the State of eBooks, the year in review.
The Los Angeles Times says a private investment management firm has made an acquisition offer to beleaguered book-seller Barnes and Noble.
Get a complete list of last week’s digital best-sellers at Digital Book World.
And Digital Book World also offers a post on how Kobo’s international publishing strategy is paying off.
CNNMoney talks about eBook subscription services.
Digital Book World has a post on sorting out the truth about author earnings and eBook sales success.
Forbes says eBook retailer (and publisher) Amazon is giving the big five publishers a run for the money.
PC Pro offers tips for finding Indie publishing success.
Gigaom tells us that Sony is leaving the North American eBook business. (Sony customer libraries will be switched to Kobo.) They never seemed to have their hearts in it.
GoodeReader has more on what the Sony/Kobo deal means to readers.
GlobalNews reports that a competition deal signed with publishers should see a 20% drop in eBook prices for Canadians.
GoodeReader also reports that the Readfy eBook subscription service will offer ads. (Not sure how that will fly…)
Digital Book World offers its eBook Bestsellers for the week ending February 1, 2014.
You’ll see that the price of #1 on the list is $4.99, so that makes us very happy here at eBook Rumors. (Low prices are the fair prices that will drive the eBook Revolution.)