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Kobo Clara HD eReader Selling for $99 this Christmas

December 12th, 2020

GoodeReader reports that the Kobo Clara HD eReader will be on sale for $99 until Christmas in the US. That’s an amazing device for an incredible price.

Flexible Color E Ink Displays of the Future

December 10th, 2020

Slashgear talks about the future of flexible Color E Ink displays.

Inexpensive New Amazon Kindle eReader on the Way

December 8th, 2020

GoodeReader reports that Amazon is going to release a new basic (inexpensive) Kindle eReader. Perhaps they’re starting to realize (along with the legacy publishers) that you can’t sell expensive eBook Readers AND eBooks and have sustained mainstream adoption. (Many digital titles are more expensive than their paper counterparts.) Perhaps the market monopolizers will snap out of the greed-fest and let the eBook Revolution take flight again.

Google’s New Publisher Tool Will Turn eBooks into Audiobooks

December 6th, 2020

AusDroid reports that enhancements to Google’s text-to-speech tool with A.I. capabilities will turn eBooks into Audiobooks when it releases early next year.

Pocketbook Touch Lux 3 Limited Edition eReader Unboxing

December 4th, 2020

GoodeReader unboxes the Pocketbook Touch Lux 3 Limited Edition eBook Reader. Video at the link.

eBook and Audiobook Usage Sees 2020 Growth

December 2nd, 2020

An OverDrive Education press release reports that the scholastic embrace of remote learning has increased the use and adoption of eBooks and Audiobooks in 2020.

Best Free Audiobook Download Sites

November 30th, 2020

GoodeReader lists FREE audiobook download sites.

More FREE eBooks to Curl Up With

November 28th, 2020

Looks like COVID precautions 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. This has become my favorite with thousands of free titles in a wide variety of trouble-free formats. 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 Multiple formats available.

Smashwords offers a long list of FREE eBook titles in formats to suit your new eBook reader.

Penguin Random House to Acquire Simon & Schuster

November 26th, 2020

Comic Book Resources reports that Penguin Random House is set to acquire rival publisher Simon & Schuster for $2.2 Billion in a move that will further decrease options for readers and authors in an already shrinking marketplace.

The Evolution of Color E INK

November 24th, 2020

GoodeReader offers up an extensive background check on the history of color E INK. Videos at the link.