Because Outright Agency isn’t Good Enough: HarperCollins Now in Conflict With Amazon

-+*Amazon may have inked deals with Hachette, Macmillan, and Simon & Schuster in the past 6 months, but HarperCollins is proving to be tougher negotiator. Business Insider reports that HarperCollins is in the midst of a bitter contract renegotiation with Amazon, and it’s not going well. Very few details have been leaked, but we do know that:… Read More »

How Long Has Amazon Been Selling eBook Bundles in the Kindle Store?

-+*When I reported yesterday that Amazon had started selling bundles of manga in the Kindle Store in Japan, I thought it was a new phenomenon. It turns out that’s not the case. Earlier this morning Anthoney Wessel of Digital Book Today tipped me to the news that Amazon has been selling bundled series in the Kindle Store on for the… Read More »

Amazon Launches “Unlimited” Cloud Storage, Kicks Kindle Owners to the Curb

-+*Kindle owners are angry today, and with good reason. When Amazon launched their new unlimited storage tier yesterday they gave their customers more storage than you can shake a stick at, but they also quietly killed the free storage which they used to offer their customers. A couple readers have told me, and I have… Read More »