Tag Archives: etextbooks
Kindle eTextbook Deals

80% Off Select Kindle eTextbooks Today Only (August 17)

There’s a big sale on digital textbooks today for one of Amazon’s main Deals of the Day. The Kindle eTextbooks are up to 80% off, and the deal includes nearly 150 titles so it’s bigger than a typical sale. Note that a Kindle isn’t required to read Kindle textbooks; you can use a Kindle app […]

Read more

Up to 90% Off Select Kindle eTextbooks Today Only (Big Savings)

Amazon is having another 1-day only sale as one of their main Deals of the Day, and this deal is definitely worth mentioning because of some deep discounts. This time around the deal centers around offering up to 90% off eTextbooks in Kindle format. Usually ebook deals only amount to a few dollars in savings […]

Read more
Kindle eTextbooks

How Using and Renting Kindle eTextbooks Works (Video)

Amazon offers a number of Kindle eTextbooks to rent and buy in the Kindle Store. Many of them are just basically regular nonfiction ebooks, but some carry a specific eTextbook designation that adds some extra features. Many of the eTextbooks are available like regular Kindle ebooks on Kindle ereaders, Fire tablets, and Kindle apps for […]

Read more

Kindle Textbook Creator Launches

Today Amazon announced the release of a new digital textbook creator tool for educators and authors to easily create digital textbooks, called eTextbooks, and other educational content to promote and sell on the Kindle Store. The new program is called KDP EDU. It’s a new division to the Kindle Direct Publishing platform. KDP EDU is […]

Read more
Kno K-12 Digital Textbooks

Kno Now Offers K-12 Digital Textbooks with 1 Year Rentals for $10

Just in time for the new school year, an eTextbook company called Kno has started offering digital textbook rentals for K-12 textbooks thanks to a new deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, one of the largest K-12 textbook publishers. Kno’s K-12 textbook rentals last for 1 year and cost $9.99 or less. They work on the […]

Read more
iBooks 2 Textbooks

iBooks 2 Brings Interactive Textbooks to the iPad (Videos)

The big news this week was Apple taking a big step into the eduction sector by releasing a new updated version of iBooks that supports interactive digital textbooks on the iPad. Apple also introduced iBooks Author, a new app for Mac for creating and publishing those fancy new digital textbooks, along with cookbooks, picture books, […]

Read more
Plastic Logic 100

Plastic Logic 100 Textbook eReader Released (Video)

Plastic Logic finally managed to get an electronic reader onto the market—in Russia. It’s called the Plastic Logic 100. It is designed specifically for the education sector, with the aim of being a textbook replacement device. It has a roomy 10.7-inch screen and uses the same plastic-based epaper technology that Plastic Logic’s first ereader was […]

Read more
Tower Books Exclusive eBooks Coupon

Discount Codes for eBooks and Textbooks

Below is a list of discount codes from Kobo, eBooks.com, eHarlequin, CengageBrain.com, and CourseSmart for savings on various ebooks and textbooks. As usual, some publishers don’t allow discounting on their ebooks so the codes won’t work for all titles. These include Random House: Imprints Ballantine, Bantam, Broadway Books, Crown, Dell, Doubleday, Knopf; Penguin: Imprints Dorling […]

Read more