Lagardère Reports Hachette eBook Sales Down in the US, Says There’s “No Deadline” to Resolve Contract Dispute with Amazon

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Hachette revealed today that their US ebook sales declined in the first 6 months of 2014. Hachette's parent company, the French media conglomerate Lagardère, released their mid-year financial report today. They did not release specific details on Lagardère Publishing's performance in US, UK, France, and other markets, but we do know that revenues for the publishing ...

Kindle eBook Deals (28 July 2014)

Anomaly

Amazon's Kindle Daily Deals for today included all three titles from Stephen Leather's Nightingale series and a novel by Sherman Alexie, all selling for $1.99. My list includes a third title which i thought looked interesting. You can get regular reminders of the daily deals via RSS. Anomaly Price: Anomaly examines the prospect of an alien intelligence discovering ...

Kindle Daily Deals (27 July 2014)

Chosen (The Amish Bloodsuckers Trilogy Book 1)

Amazon's Kindle Daily Deals for today included 4 supernatural thriller novels from Richard Kadrey's Sandman Slim series and a couple mystery novels from Amazon's own Blake Crouch, all selling for $1.99. Here are 3 free ebooks to compliment the paid deals, including a novel featuring an Amish vampire slayer. You can get regular reminders of the daily ...

Kindle Daily Deals (25 July 2014)

How to Improve Your Memory and Remember Anything: Flash Cards, Memory Palaces, Mnemonics and More (60 Minute Read)

Amazon's Kindle Daily Deals for today didn't include anything I found interesting, so instead I found 3 non-fiction titles for you. Get regular reminders of the daily deals via RSS. How to Improve Your Memory and Remember Anything Price: Ever wondered how some people have fantastic memories and can remember whole text books, while you struggle with your ...

Conan Doyle Estate Asks Supreme Court to Remove Sherlock Holmes from Public Domain

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In what could be the preface for the key copyright ruling of 2015, lawyers for the estate of the long deceased Arthur Conan Doyle filed an appeal before the US Supreme Court this week. Lawyers for the Conan Doyle estate are asking the USSC to a temporary stay of the June 2014 ruling by the 7th Circuit ...

Readsy Adds Spritz’s Speed Reading Tech to Your Web Browser

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Want to try the speed reading tech offered by Spritz but not sure how? Then you should check out Readsy. Readsy is a browser tool that helps to speed up your reading by taking whatever page you are looking at, filtering out the extraneous material, and presenting the body of text one word at a time ...