Ever wondered where the Americans get the book they are reading? The Freckle Report claims to have answers to this as that is specifically what they asked 667 adults in the US as part of its April 2022 survey. As Book Riot revealed, the findings are as interesting as they are important as they shed light on the consumer trend when it comes to procuring print books, e-books, or … [Read more...] about Where do Americans get their books from?
The United Kingdoms love affair with e-books seems to be over. The country reported a sharp dip in e-book sales last year which, the Bookseller said quoting a report from Nielsen BookData is the lowest it has been since 2012. It is 80 million e-books that were downloaded in 2021 which makes for a significant drop from the 95 million e-books which were downloaded in 2020, which … [Read more...] about E-Book sales in the UK drop to the lowest since 2012
Barnes and Noble is having a massive sale on digital books on their website. There are hundreds of thousands of books available with a 10% discount, using the promo code EBOOKSAVINGS during the checkout process. This is a limited time sales promotion and expires on May 14th, 2022. It is only applicable for books purchased on the B&N website and not directly through the Nook … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble has a 10% sale on ebooks
Digital book revenues in the United States have been in a constant state of decline since the pandemic started to ease. In February 2022, this trend continued as the format declined by over 6.9% and generated $91.5 million. Digital audiobook fells for the first time in over 5 years, it was down 3.9% for February, coming in at $68.9 million in revenue. Physical Audio was down … [Read more...] about ebook revenues declined 6.9% in February 2022
Amazon recently discontinued purchases on the Kindle app for Google Play. This is currently happening in the United States and other markets will soon follow. This will prevent anyone with a smartphone or tablet from buying books within the app. What about e-readers and e-notes that either come with the Kindle app preinstalled or have the app sideloaded that does not have … [Read more...] about How will the Kindle for Android work on e-readers without Google Play?
Amazon has disabled the ability to buy ebooks in the Kindle app for Android. When trying to buy digital books, a new screen is displayed, letting customers know that in order to remain compliment with Google policy changes, buying ebooks is no longer supported. This has happened because Google has now mandated that all apps use their own billing system and will take a 30% cut … [Read more...] about You can no longer buy Kindle eBooks on Android
The Children’s Book Week 2022 will be celebrated twice - from May 2 - 8 and then again from November 7 - 13. That makes for two full weeks dedicated to getting children to read more. There usually are events organized at schools, libraries, bookstores, and such to mark the occasion where children get the chance to meet up with the book creators. The aim is to make children … [Read more...] about Amazon giving away 16 Kids Kindle e-books for Children’s Book Week
Amazon has announced that all of the modern Kindle e-readers will support the most popular ebook format in the world, EPUB. The company recently updated their Send to Kindle documentation and stated that it will add support for EPUB later this year. Send to Kindle will suspend the ability to load in MOBI, since it is an older file format and won't support the newest Kindle … [Read more...] about The Amazon Kindle will support EPUB in late 2022
The UK reported a record £6.7bn revenue from book sales, both print, and e-books in 2021, which makes for a 5 percent jump in revenue compared to the preceding year, The Guardian reported. While that is a good thing, much of which can be attributed to the pandemic, the other really surprising aspect here is the manner the social media platform TikTok is contributing to the … [Read more...] about How TikTok is helping boost book sales in the UK
PChome 24h, the popular Taiwan-based e-commerce website that has formed an alliance with Kobo to sell e-books and Kobo e-readers via its site announced a 50 percent jump in the number of registered Kobo members. As the site money.udn reported, this makes for a win-win situation for both parties given the manner each is getting to benefit from the collaboration. The 'Kobo … [Read more...] about PChome 24h and Kobo alliance see 50 percent jump in users
Every year, Amazon celebrates World Book Day by giving away free ebooks. This year, the company has a list of 10 free Kindle books that you can download from a special landing page for US residents. People who live in the UK can visit this page and Canadians can take a gander here. The books that Amazon has curated this year are mainly from unknown authors, who are certainly … [Read more...] about Amazon is giving away 10 free Kindle books for World Book Day
D&D Beyond launched in 2017 and is available for Android and iOS. It has many different facets, which makes it very compelling to people who like reading Dungeons and Dragons manuals and campaign guides. All of the major releases by Wizards of the Coast are available to be purchased in digital form and there is a healthy repository of home brew adventures. One of the most … [Read more...] about D&D Beyond has been sold to Hasbro
The primary purpose of every E Ink tablet is to serve as an e-book viewer. Most of us e-reader users have amassed varying numbers of e-books on our computers, ready to be exported to our beloved reading devices. My personal library is humungous, giving rise to the need for an e-book management tool. If you're an e-book hoarder like me, chances are that you desperately need a … [Read more...] about Our favorite free e-book management software picks