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Amazon Reveals Interesting Kindle eBook Sales Statistics

Amazon and Hachette have been having an ongoing dispute for several months over terms of a new contract. Negotiations haven’t gone well, and both companies have resorted to calling each other out publicly—to the point where the whole thing has turned into a huge spectacle. Amazon has stopped taking pre-orders for books published by Hachette, […]

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Comixology Now Offers DRM-free Comics for Backups

Last week at Comic-Con in San Diego Comixology announced that they will now offer DRM-free downloads of comics purchased from Comixology. This allows readers the option to save comics for backup outside of the Comixology app. Not all titles are available DRM-free; it’s up to individual publishers to decide if they want to offer a […]

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Oyster Web Reader

Oyster Adds Web Reader to eBook Subscription Service

This past week Oyster, an ebook subscription service that grants subscribers unlimited access to a library of over 500,000 ebooks, announced the release of the Oyster Web Reader. The Web Reader makes it possible to read Oyster’s ebooks from any computer or mobile device using a web browser. This adds to Oyster’s iOS and newly-released […]

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Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited Now Available in the United States

Amazon’s new Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service is now live in the United States, with more countries getting access to the service soon. Customers can sign up for a free thirty-day trial to get unlimited access to Amazon’s list of Kindle Unlimited ebooks and audiobooks. Not all of Amazon’s Kindle ebooks are available through Kindle […]

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Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited: Amazon to Offer eBook Subscription Service for $10/month

It looks like Amazon is going to get into the ebook subscription service business in the near future, and it’s likely to include audiobooks as well. There’s been no official announcement from Amazon just yet, but there’s a story at Gigaom with very compelling evidence that Amazon is close to revealing a new service called […]

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Scribd Windows App

Scribd Launches Windows App and Updates iOS and Android Apps

Scribd is among a small group of companies offering ebooks as a monthly subscription service. Instead of buying individual ebooks, you pay a monthly rate of $8.99 to get unlimited access to Scribd’s growing catalog of ebooks that now consists of over 400,000 titles. Today Scribd announced the addition of a Windows app to go […]

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Harry Potter Sale

Harry Potter eBooks on Sale Through July

Pottermore is running a 25% off sale on Harry Potter ebooks from now until July 31st. The 25% off sale price applies to the first book in the series, as well as collections for books 1-3 and the complete collection of all seven ebooks. That takes the price of the first ebook, Harry Potter and […]

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10 Free Kindle eBooks – June 29th

Here’s a list of free Kindle books as of June 29th, 2014. Please note that some of these ebooks are free for a limited-time only and could expire at anytime. Make sure to double-check that they are still free before hitting the buy button. Subscribe to The eBook Reader Blog to keep updated on future […]

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Google Play eBooks Now Available in 57 Countries

Google has been busy expanding their ebookstore internationally this month. First Norway was added to the list in early June, then 12 more countries were added yesterday, bringing the total up to 57 different countries and provinces (see list below) that can now get ebooks through Google Play. Google’s ebooks are available on the Google […]

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Oyster’s eBook Subscription App Arrives on Android

Oyster is of the more popular ebook subscription services—sort of like Netflix for ebooks—and up until now their ebooks have been exclusive to apps for the iPad and iPhone. Now Oyster has added an Android app that works with tablets and phones running Android 4.0 and up, including the reading-centric Kindle Fire and Nook HD […]

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