Category: eBooks

eBook formats listed and discussed.

Amazon Kindle 2 Launch & the King’s Driving?

All the eBook news today will be about the rumored launch of Amazon’s Kindle 2. The word at Engadget.com here is that Stephen King is sending a horror story with a Kindle-twist along for the ride. The world will be watching!

Worst Idea Ever!

Look okay. I’m usually the first person to get excited about future tech and robots and viewscreens and stuff. But this is just, well see for yourself. Read the story here. Honestly. Maybe it’s because I’m already embarrassed for writers at those author readings. You’ve got to really be jonesing for your favorite scribe to drop …

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eBooks Just Published for Readers and Writers

Here’s a site for readers and writers alike.   Okay, Readers!  Mark Gladding of Tumbywood Software, an avid eBook reader, created eBooks Just Published as a meeting place where readers like him could find DRM-free eBooks.  And Writers!  If you’re planning to release Author Direct eBook versions of your work, you can do it here. Now Everybody! Mark Gladding …

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Amazon’s Kindle 2 February 9!

I almost feel like a newspaper reporter. I mean, did anybody see that, I mentioned this two days ago! Anyway, Kindle 2 is coming. The complete New York Times article is here. And Amazon’s got the lowdown here. As mentioned in the New York Times story, the Boy Genius Report has spy photos of it …

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CyberRead.com

I visited CyberRead.com to do a bit of pricing. Is it just me or is whole “cyber” thing getting old. When’s the last time you told someone you’d look for them in cyberspace. If you ever did. Anyway, not to get picky (I just don’t want to imagine cyberbooks!) but I strolled through the cyberstore looking …

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Diesel eBooks Visit

Diesel eBooks – Sounds like they’re selling truck manuals, but not so. They’ve got quite a collection over there: how-to, literature, mainstream and new releases. Google around a bit and you’ll see that the number of online eBook retailers is growing daily. Diesel’s just one of them. I did a price check. Now you’ll notice I keep going back to …

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A Word or Two about eBook Rumors…

As in the case of most relatively new technologies, I’ve found those people who’ve made the leap and purchased an eReader now either love or hate the device. And like most new tech, the companies developing them are trying to corner their part of the marketplace with dreams of capturing the entire world. And from …

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Fictionwise eBooks: Free eBooks, eBooks for Palm, PocketPC, PC, & Mac

Fictionwise is on the money here offering various formats. Older titles at very affordable prices. In an attempt to maintain some sense of order I priced New Moon at Fictionwise. Regular Price: $10.99  Your Price including Buywise Club and Micropay Rebate is $8.41.  The Kindle Store Beats that at $6.04, but both beat the Sony …

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Sony eBook Store Pricing Expedition

The Sony Book Store I wanted to have a look around, price things, yah? I really liked their eReader so was very interested to know how much they were charging for eBooks. Guess what: still a little high. New Moon: The Twilight Saga, Book 2 by Stephenie Meyer eBook Publish Date: August 07, 2007 Filesize: …

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A Kindle Store Visit

I popped into Amazon.com knowing that industry leaders would be sharing the wealth right? We’ve been over the Kindle Wireless Reading Device here. So here’s a brief overview of  Kindle Books: I found some fairly sensible prices: New Moon (The Twilight Saga, Book 2) by Stephenie Meyer (Kindle Edition – Aug 8, 2007) – Kindle …

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