There has been a ton of news in the e-reader and publishing sphere in the last three days and these are some of the stories you might have missed!
Vancouver Public Library now loans books via Overdrive! This means most people in the lower mainland of British Columbia can now borrow books electronically from the VPL.
Speaking of Overdrive, they have an official App for the Blackberry Playbook that allows you to borrow ebooks and audiobooks.
Random House is increasing the cost of ebooks sold to libraries by over 300%.
Pocketbook will be bringing to North America a new six inch touchscreen e-reader with Pearl display. It looks fast with the RAM and Hardware underneath the hood, but will their high price turn off many prospective buyers?
Barnes and Noble is giving away free Hunger Games Movie tickets with purchase of a Nook e-Reader. You can also get free ebooks by Suzanne Collins with purchase too.
A cool infograph has appeared letting you know about the future of ebooks by 11 different authors and thinkers.
The Good e-Reader Playbook App Store now has close to 200 newspaper, magazine, e-reading, social media, and other apps optimized for the Blackberry Playbook! We also launched our new Playbook Client App.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.