Category: Affordable eBooks

Online book sellers and authors offering affordable options for eBook readers.

Ontario Libraries Seek Province-wide System to Ensure Access

According to a CP24 story, libraries in Ontario, Canada, want a province-wide digital library system to ensure equal access to books. (Again, the effects of legacy publishers price-gouging …)

The eBooks.com eBook Reader App for Android and iOS

eBooks.com writes about its eBook Reader App for Android and iOS. Specs and download instructions at the link.

Draft2Digital and Palace Project Deal Offers Indie eBooks to Libraries

PublishersWeekly reports on non-profit library eBook platform Palace Project inking a deal with indie publishing platform Draft2Digital/Smashwords to make the latter’s gigantic, recently merged catalog of indie titles available to libraries. This marks a huge win for indie authors and publishers that have long been squeezed out of the market by legacy publishers. (The same …

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Borrow eBooks with Out-of-state Library Memberships

Book Riot talks about the Best Libraries that offer out-of-state memberships so you can take advantage of expanded title lists for borrowing eBooks and audiobooks.

Social Media Says Reading is Cool Again

PrivateInternetAccess.com explains how social media has helped make reading “cool” again.

eBook Lending on the Rise in 2022

Publishers Weekly posted on OverDrive Digital Library’s circulation figures for 2022.

Kobo eReader and eNote to Arrive in 2023

GoodeReader says we should prepare for a Kobo eReader and eNote slated to arrive in early 2023.

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours from eBook Rumors!

Liberate Your Amazon Kindle and Fire eReading Devices

Android Police tells us “how-to” slip the Amazon leash, and side-load eBooks on Kindle eReaders and Fire Tablets.

Kobo and Chapters Indigo Continue Relationship

GoodeReader reports that Kobo and Chapters Indigo will continue their long-running business relationship.