Featured Titles of the Week: The Quirk Within

This week's featured titles are both quirky, fun eBooks that don't take themselves too seriously. Everything from the short description to the cover art promises an entertaining read. Marty Beckerman- The Heming Way An hilarious guide...

Selling Tip: Captivating Book Descriptions

Your book's cover and description are the two key factors that could cause a customer to either ignore you or open to chapter one. Let's assume that you've already got an attractive book cover...

eReader Showdown

Not only do you have a wide selection when it comes to choosing an eReader, but you've also got plenty of options in the world of apps. Amazon and Barnes & Noble, in particular,...

iTunes 10.3 Allows You to Purchase iBooks Without iBookstore

The beta version of iTunes 10.3 for Mac and PC (iTunes in the Cloud) launched earlier this week. Much of the media attention has focused on the iCloud features that allow music fans to...

Prediction for 2012: 10% of Amazon sales will be Kindle

Did you think we were going to make a doomsday prediction for 2012? No, this isn't about the Mayan Apocalypse or the death of the printed word, but a Citigroup analyst is looking into...

Self-Publishing: Realm of the Authentic Voice?

Neal Pollack's recent New York Times essay "The Case for Self-Publishing" got me thinking. While he currently has a contract with an established publisher to write something "mainstream in concept and execution, with a...

Book review: Nicholas Humphrey’s Soul Dust

In an earlier post, I wrote about how the dinner I had at Nicholas Humphrey's house while visiting the UK for the London Book Fair.  I was so moved that I decided to post...

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