Amazon Editors Announce Best Books List (Good e-Reader)Morning Roundup
Just as digital publishing has done wonders to speed up the time to publication for books, the internet age has also sped up the process of book discovery and accolades. Amazon editors announced yesterday its 2013 Best Books of the Year So Far list, pointing to titles that had made headlines in the first half of the year.
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What Barnes & Noble Should Do Next: Sell Nook, Go Private (Digital Book World)
Following another earnings report exhibiting the same pattern, it’s clear now what Barnes & Noble should do now that it’s backing out of the tablet device business: Split, sell, go private.
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15-Year-Old Lands Book Deal for Memoir (GalleyCat)
15-year-old Maya Van Wagenen has inked a book deal for a YA memoir called Popular: Vintage Wisdom for the Modern Geek.
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Mark Edwards on Self-Publishing (The Guardian)
Mark Edwards does both. Indie authors are less respected, he says, and it’s hard to break the top 10 if your book costs more than £1 – but there’s never been a better time to be an author.
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Kindle Daily Deals: “Hawk Quest” by Robert Lyndon (and  others)


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