Waterstones managing director James Daunt said social media trends like ‘BookTok’ on TikTok had been hugely positive. He said: “There’s been all of this innovation, but it has reinforced reading and reinforced reading real books.” In addition, young people are listening to audiobooks, which is encouraging more book reading. The founder of Daunt Books said the wider … [Read more...] about Social Media Helping Youngsters Read Books
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One of the downsides of the e-paper industry is that e-paper innovations tend to move slowly and only have minor incremental updates. One company powers everything from the Kindle to the Nook to Kobo, and that is E INK. The company is responsible for every part of the screen, from the touchscreen layer to the front light and how text is displayed. There is only one new thing … [Read more...] about What is new for E INK screen technology for 2024?
In our fast-paced digital age, the ability to access your favorite books offline is a game-changer. The convenience of offline reading ensures that you can enjoy your literary pursuits without being tethered to the internet. In this guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of configuring Google Chrome for optimal offline reading. From enabling offline mode to … [Read more...] about Optimizing Google Chrome for Offline Book Reading
Image credit: thebookseller Boydell & Brewer has inked a co-publishing deal with Indian academic publisher - Manohar Publishers and Distributors. The partnership aims to bring scholarship from and about India to a global audience. Boydell & Brewer is an England-based academic press that specializes in publishing critical and historical works. And, Manohar Publishers … [Read more...] about Boydell & Brewer Partners with Academic Publisher Manohar
Many European countries have adopted a 0% VAT on ebooks, which means they are not taxed. The latest country to adopt this policy is the Czech Republic. As of January 1st, 2024, the VAT has been lowered from 10% to 0%. This was a calculated move because, in 2022, digital sales decreased by 3% and generated USD 359.5 million. The Czech Booksellers’ and Publishers’ Association … [Read more...] about Czech ebooks now have a 0% VAT
Xiaomi released the Xiaomi 7 e-reader a month ago. It features a design similar to the Amazon Kindle Oasis, with page-turn buttons. The e-reader features an E Ink Carta 1200 e-paper display with a resolution of 300 PPI, ensuring that ebooks and text look good. Thanks to the front-lit display and colour temperature system with 32-level warm and cold lights, you can read during … [Read more...] about First Look at the Xiaomi 7 e-reader
Barnes and Noble announced their first new tablet in a couple of years. The Nook Tablet 9 by Lenovo is available as a pre-order for $149.99 from the Good e-Reader Store and is due to come out in May. The device will have DOLBY Atmos speakers for listening to audiobooks and features TÜV Rheinland certified eye protection to protect against blue light, offers Grayscale, Chromatic … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet 9 by Lenovo available for pre-order
Several significant new books are coming out this month. Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and some of the books on this list will help you fall in love with some perennial bestselling authors and debut ones. The Good e-Reader Bestseller List tracks the best ebooks from Amazon, so you can purchase them on your Kindle e-reader or Fire Tablet, or, if you use apps, buy them … [Read more...] about The Best ebooks for February 2024
Barnes and Noble is the largest bookseller in the United States. They sell millions of books annually and have been heavily involved in digital reading since 2009. They have released over 22 different e-readers and tablets over the years. The bookseller exclusively focuses on the USA market since they stock Nook devices in their stores and sell them online, making them a … [Read more...] about Is the Barnes and Noble Nook still relevant in 2024?
The Amazon Kindle has lost its edge in the past few years. Instead of innovating, they issue minor incremental updates through an unnecessary amount of generations, which are currently at 11. They have a tremendous lack of features that are missing at an inherent level, like expandable storage or even speakers. Amazon disregards trying new things like colour e-paper, offering … [Read more...] about Is there a reason to buy a Kindle anymore?
Xiaomi has introduced a new 7-inch e-reader device. The e-reader comes with an E Ink Carta 1200 display having 300 PPI resolution. The display is also aided by a 32-level warm and cold light feature which ensures you have the most optimum reading experience irrespective of the ambient lighting condition. An innovative aspect of the e-reader is that it comes with an … [Read more...] about Xiaomi 7 e-paper book reader 2024
Books are the best way to satisfy the wanderlust soul of a traveler. Are you someone who loves to indulge in dreamy, adventurous stories? Then you will surely enjoy reading these books. Here are 10- must-read travel books for every wanderer. The Beach By Alex Garland Immerse in Richard's journey as a backpacker who discovers a hidden utopian community in Thailand. … [Read more...] about 10 Must-Read Travel Books for Every Wanderer
A recent Wattpad research reveals that younger generations are increasingly reading online fiction, citing content diversity and representation for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ stories. Nine out of 10 readers believe that storytelling technologies will shape the future of reading. With AI becoming prevalent in the publishing world, 92% of US readers see the need for human involvement in … [Read more...] about Wattpad Survey Reveals Evolving Reading Habits and Skepticism of AI in Publishing
Children, being natural learners, easily connect with audiobooks due to their innate curiosity and openness to sounds. A survey conducted by the Library Journal / School Library Journal also corroborates the same. The engaging storytelling through sound captures their imagination, creating a delightful and effective learning experience. The immersive nature of storytelling … [Read more...] about Children have a natural affinity for audiobooks, survey reveals