Have you ever had a hardcore book hangover? Since you're reading this, I'm pretty sure you know exactly what I mean. Some books are so captivating that we get completely absorbed into their worlds. Once you have tasted the sweet perfection of the Harry Potter universe, it's very hard to follow up with anything that comes close. Finishing such an epic series of books brings a … [Read more...] about So you just read Harry Potter, what now? Here’s what you can read.
The year is drawing to a close, allowing many of us to take some time to look back in retrospect. Following the likes of Spotify, Scribd had decided to review the highlights of the year and present them in the form of 2021's top reading trends. Following the rise of the #BookTok trend on social media platform TikTok, there was a significant impact on the reading habits of young … [Read more...] about Scribd shares the top reading trends of 2021
There are always plenty of good books to read every year. However, there are some that are a cut above the rest and leave a lasting impression on us. Such books remain with us, as those are the ones that we come back to again and again, discuss and share with others or read and then re-read again. This year too has been no exception as we are left with a few such books that can … [Read more...] about Here are the Good e-Reader best ebooks of 2021
Scribd announced they are making some changes at the top level that is aimed at placing the company on a higher growth trajectory. Four new members have been appointed to the Executive Leadership team who will be responsible for improving product and technology, providing strategic direction to the company's growth as well as securing and retaining the best talents at all … [Read more...] about Scribd injects fresh talent to achieve higher growth
Do you love the smell of yellowed paper, the feel of parchment against your skin, the weight of a leather-bound volume in your hands? Bibliophiles like myself would agree that there is nothing that can truly replace the genuine feel of a physical book. The traditional 'book' form that we love so much has been around for centuries, so it is hard to think of it as something … [Read more...] about Does the e-book revolution spell disaster for print books?
Consumption of eBooks continues to be on the rise in South Korea. While there have been several indications of that in the past, another metric that points to the above is the mobile e-book rental service 'Shinbaekseojae' that recently made it past the 100,000 userbase mark. The above was announced by the Shinsegae Department Store that further added that the above feat was … [Read more...] about Shinsegae Department Store’s Shinbaekseojae eBook rental service crosses 100,000 user mark
The iPad Mini 6 is inarguably one of the best things - apart from the iPhone 13 - that Apple launched during its spring event. With an A15 Bionic chip, the new iPad Mini 6 is a powerhouse of a device that belies its small proportions. Couple to that its brilliant display and all-day battery life, and you have one of the best tablets for reading books, playing games, watching … [Read more...] about Can the Apple iPad Mini 6 be a good ebook reader?
Storytel, one of the leading providers of eBook and audiobook streaming services recently joined hands with the kid’s channel Sony Yay! to host a DIY and storytelling session targeted at kids and their mothers. As animationexpress reported, the activity involving Storytel was carried out under the Mom & Me Time initiative of Sony Yay! and aimed at highlighting how reading … [Read more...] about Storytel and Sony Yay! hosts storytelling session for kids and their mothers
Buyers of the latest Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 have a lot to gain in terms of free eBook and audiobook subscriptions. According to the site mst, the Korea-based eBook subscription service provider Millie announced it will offer buyers of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 three months of eBook subscription completely free. This should be a nice incentive to buyers … [Read more...] about Free eBook and audiobook subscription available for Samsung Foldable users
The Harry Potter series has been among the most loved and read book series in recent times, one that inspired an entire generation of book lovers. In fact, so popular the book series has been that we have an entire film series on it. Needless to say, the films too proved to be equally successful as well.That said, reading the books, page by page has a different allure of … [Read more...] about Here is how to read or listen to the Harry Potter series for free
Appalachian State University announced the launch of its new digital rental program. This way, students will now be able to download digital versions of their textbooks and class materials on smartphones and tablets. This ensures ease in accessibility of the ebooks so that the students can continue with their studies unabated. The students will also get to save on cost, time, … [Read more...] about App States’ decades-old rental program turns digital
While a debate on this can stretch to eternity, whether ebooks are going to outshine their printed counterparts, the fact is, traditional paper books continue to pose a tough challenge to their digital counterpart. Also, while the two formats are at it, it is audiobooks that might emerge as the surprise winner. At least, that is what the publishers in Estonia feel is set to … [Read more...] about Estonian publishers view Audiobooks as the new growth engine