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Sigil EPUB Creation Tool

April 12th, 2021

ItsFoss writes about EPUB-editing software Sigil for Linux, Windows and MacOS.

Publishers (and Amazon) Continue Fight Against Public Libraries

March 27th, 2021

Publishers Weekly reports on a popular Library eBook Bill moving quickly through Maryland State Government that will force publishers (and Amazon) to offerreasonableterms when selling their titles to public libraries.

Read Your Way Out of Quarantine

March 26th, 2021

Looks like COVID restrictions are continuing to give us great reasons to dig into a good eBook. Isolated or quarantined? Here are some web sites with Free eBooks to help pass the time while social distancing, and to stock your eLibrary. You’ll find a wide selection of classics, contemporary and non-fiction titles. Bookmark these pages.

Manybooks.net This has become my favorite with thousands of free titles in a wide variety of trouble-free formats.
GetFreeeBooks.com Just what it says.  A huge selection.
Project Gutenberg  Their mission statement: to encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks. Too many titles to count…
G. Wells Taylor has several FREE and/or affordable titles/sequels that are receiving great reviews at GWellsTaylor.com. Multiple formats available.
Smashwords offers a long list of FREE eBook titles in formats to suit your new eBook reader.

eBooks and Book-Sterilizing Machines Protect Readers in Japan

March 22nd, 2021

The Mainichi reports that libraries in Japan are adopting eBooks and Book-Sterilizing Machines to protect readers during pandemic.

Amazon vs Public Libraries vs Legacy Publishers

March 18th, 2021

Techdirt offers an update on the current Amazon vs. Public Libraries debate, and the ongoing struggle between legacy eBook publishers and eBook Lending Institutions.

Free eBooks to Curl Up With

February 13th, 2021

Looks like COVID restrictions are continuing to give us good reason to curl up with a good eBook. Isolated or quarantined? Here are some web sites with Free eBooks to help pass the time while social distancing, and to stock your eLibrary. You’ll find a wide selection of classics, contemporary and non-fiction titles. Bookmark these pages.

Manybooks.net This has become my favorite with thousands of free titles in a wide variety of trouble-free formats.
GetFreeeBooks.com Just what it says.  A huge selection.
Project Gutenberg  Their mission statement: to encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks. Too many titles to count…
G. Wells Taylor has several FREE and/or affordable titles/sequels that are receiving great reviews at GWellsTaylor.com. Multiple formats available.
Smashwords offers a long list of FREE eBook titles in formats to suit your new eBook reader.

OverDrive Counts 33% Increase of eBook Downloads from Libraries and Schools

January 11th, 2021

An OverDrive press release reports an increase of 33% for downloads of Digital Books from libraries and schools.

Libraries Loan 289-Million eBooks in 2020

January 9th, 2021

GoodeReader reports 289-million eBooks being loaned out from libraries in 2020.

Digital Library Lending Surge in 2020

January 7th, 2021

PublishersWeekly says OverDrive has reported a surge in digital library lending in 2020.

Classic Books Land in the Public Domain

January 3rd, 2021

GoodeReader lists all of the classic books that are now in the public domain.