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5 New Books to Read in Lockdown

June 20th, 2020

The Herald Scotland lists five new books to read in lockdown.

eReaders Set to Sell

June 17th, 2020

GoodeReader reports that with Father’s Day looming, it is a good time to buy an eReader. They posted a list of favorites at the link.

Apple and Kobo Fight Over Scraps

June 16th, 2020

Patently Apple provides us a good look at another reason the eBook Revolution has trouble making and keeping any ground.

Last I checked it was Amazon Kindle that was dominating the eBook market, not Apple or Kobo. While they squabble over scraps, Amazon laughs all the way to the bank, and acts the tyrant.

Children’s eBook About Corona Virus Raises Funds

June 14th, 2020

Stuff says that a children’s eBook about the corona virus raised money for a women’s refuge.

Kindle Cloud Reader Reviewed

June 12th, 2020

GoodeReader reviews the Kindle Cloud Reader.

eBooks and Artificial Intelligence

June 11th, 2020

Digital Book World writes about the impact of AI on eBook Publishing.

Japan Gets Tough on Manga Pirates

June 9th, 2020

GoodeReader says Japan has passed a new anti-piracy law that will criminalize Manga theft.

COVID Forces Publishers to be Flexible

June 8th, 2020

CBC reports that the increase in library loans during the COVID-19 pandemic has forced major publishers to rethink their treatment of said public institutions and offer discounts on eBooks and Audio Books while abandoning their embargo against liberty and the access to information.

Publishers Drop Out of Frankfurt Book Fair

June 6th, 2020

GoodeReader reports that publishing industry leaders are withdrawing from this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair due to COVID-19 fears.

Free eBooks for June

June 5th, 2020


Tired of binge watching Netflix? Here are some web sites with Free eBooks to help pass the time in quarantine and 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.