Time To Vote In The 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards

News by Brandon Tietz
November 4, 2011 (3) comments
The 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards is upon us. Get your vote on.
Amazon introduces the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library

Amazon Is Getting Into The Book-Lending Business

News by Rob Hart
November 4, 2011 (2) comments
Amazon Prime members can now access the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, allowing them to rent one eBook at a time for free--although the selection is a little anemic.
Occupy Coloring Book

Occupy Wall Street: The Coloring Book!

News by Brandon Tietz
November 3, 2011 (4) comments
Yes, more Occupy Wall Street stuff. This time it's all about the kiddos.
Amazon under fire for selling serial killer's children's book

Amazon Courts Controversy By Selling A Children's Book Penned By A Serial Killer

News by Rob Hart
November 3, 2011 (7) comments
Amazon is under fire for selling a children's book that was allegedly written by a serial killer.
Rent reduction approved for St. Mark's Bookstore

UPDATE: Rent Reduction Granted for St. Mark's Bookshop

News by Rob Hart
November 3, 2011 (3) comments
After a request for a rent reduction was denied last week, a deal was reached today that will keep the St. Mark's Bookstore open--for now.
Amazon goofs, author loses out on royalties

Author Gets Shafted On Royalties By Amazon

News by Rob Hart
November 3, 2011 (13) comments
Amazon goofed and gave away a self-published author's eBook for free--and with more than 5,000 free downloads, he lost out on more than $20,000 in royalties
Irony for dummies

"For Dummies" Publisher Dragging BitTorrent Users to Federal Court

News by Brandon Tietz
November 2, 2011 (1) comments
John Wiley and Sons, publishers of the popular "For Dummies" series, have filed a lawsuit against 27 BitTorrent users.
Crime authors compete to have morgue named after them

Crime Writers Compete To Have Morgue Named After Them

News by Rob Hart
In a unique fundraising effort, ten leading crime authors are competing for the right to have a morgue named after them in Scotland
Harper Finds God

HarperCollins Gets God

News by Brandon Tietz
HarperCollins had just acquired Thomas Nelson, a company specializing in inspirational and religious books.
Scientist studies health risks of reading while using the toilet

Science Finally Addresses Health-Related Risks Of Reading On The John

News by Rob Hart
November 1, 2011 (7) comments
A pediatric gastroenterologist from Israel undertook a study to examine the relative health of our bathroom reading habits, and the results may shock you (but probably won't).