James Patterson has a fan club app

You might recall that back in May I showed you a couple demo videos of apps from a developer called Sideways. One of the apps was a fan club app. I thought it was a  great idea, and I'm a little disappointed that no one followed up on it.

Finally, someone has. Hatchette just released an iOS app for James Patterson fans. Like the one I showed you before, this is a fan club app. You can find links to his books, watch video clips of interviews, read about movies he likes,or visit his website.

Needless to say, I like the concept. But I think it should be taken a step further. Why not add a forum that you can access from inside the app? It would help build the fan base, which is the whole point.

iTunes via EbookNewser

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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