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Check out my first-ever e-book reader!

By libertyc
March 14, 2013 // 10 Comments

I mentioned earlier that it’s been spring cleaning week here. Well, in amongst one of those random boxes of this and that, I unearthed this gem: my first-ever e-book reader! Back when I purchased this puppy for $50 plus shipping off eBay (a fortune!), it was 2005 and I was living in New [...]

Barnes & Noble to shutter Fictionwise, eReader, and eBookwise

By libertyc
November 15, 2012 // 26 Comments

Found via an email from Ed Howdershelt to the Ebook Community Mailing List: the swan song for e-book stores Fictionwise, eReader, and eBookwise. Barnes & Noble has emailed Fictionwise publishers and authors that it is shuttering the long-running e-book stores and will be offering US and UK [...]

Is Amazon evil, or are they just really good at business?

By libertyc
February 15, 2012 // 23 Comments

Nico Vreeland’s earlier post, which Teleread reprinted earlier, was one of many articles I have lately seen which explore the issue of the publishers versus Amazon. Is Amazon evil? Are their business practices ‘predatory’ and should publishers be trying to disable them? More and [...]

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