I just got an email from Toshiba reminding me that the Toshiba Bookplace website will be open tomorrow. As part of the launch Toshiba will be giving away 4 ebooks:
- History’s Greatest Lies: The Startling Truths Behind World Events our History Books Got Wrong – William Weir (Fair Winds Press)
- I Know an Old Teacher – Anne Bowen and Stephen Gammell (Lerner Publishing Group)
- Monster Boy’s Soccer Game, by Carl Emerson and Lon Levin Carl Emerson and Lon Levin (Magic Wagon)
- Knack Grilling Basics – Linda Johnson Larsen (Knack, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press)
The promotion will run for the next couple weeks, so there's no reason to hurry.
As much as I want the DRM on this ebook format to die, I think you should get the ebooks. This ebookstore is based on Blio, and the Blio ebook format appears to have a number of interesting tricks that other formats lack. I've only seen demos at conferences (it's not the same as having it on my computer), so I don't know for sure. But I'm intrigued by the possibilities.