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Barnes & Noble Nook 10 HD Tablet Reviewed

April 8th, 2021

GoodeReader reviews the Barnes & Noble Nook 10 HD Tablet.

Borrow eBooks & Audiobooks with BorrowBox

April 6th, 2021

TechGuide writes about the BorrowBox app that will let you borrow eBooks and Audiobooks from your local library.

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.

eBook Options other than Amazon

March 12th, 2021

InputMag offers up some eBook options if you want to buy into digital reading without going all-in with Amazon Kindle. (We’d add the indie-driven Smashwords retail eBook platform to the list.)

Popular eBook Format Guide

February 25th, 2021

Book Riot offers a guide to popular eBook formats.

Use Google Docs for eBook Formatting and Design

February 21st, 2021

MakeUseOf offers tips on formatting and designing eBooks with Google Docs.

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.