News by Dean Fetzer November 14, 2012
In its annual feature, the book giant has listed its editors’ picks for the top 100 Best Books of the Year, as well as Top 10 lists in more than 24 categories.
News by Dean Fetzer November 8, 2012
Now you Can Get Your DC Comics Fix on Your eReader - as long it’s via Apple, Amazon or Barnes and Noble
News by Dean Fetzer November 5, 2012
Recent complaints about authors who’ve paid to have their own books reviewed has goaded Amazon into taking action - but they’ve deleted lots of real reviews in the process.
News by Rob Hart October 24, 2012
As expected, Apple unveiled the iPad Mini yesterday, but tech writers are scratching their heads over the high price, when compared to similar devices like the Kindle Fire HD.
News by Rob Hart October 24, 2012
A woman from Norway recently found that her Amazon account has been suspended and her Kindle has been wiped of all the eBooks she'd bought. Amazon doesn't seem interested in explaining why.
News by Dave Reuss
Amazon might be cutting you a check for $1.32 soon. Thank you, Amazon?
News by Rob Hart October 12, 2012
How much stock do you put in rankings? Because Amazon just found another metric for writers to distract themselves with.
News by Rob Hart October 3, 2012
Barnes & Noble stores, which are given leeway in what they can and can't stock, were ordering copies of books published by Amazon--prompting company executives to ask branches to pull the books.
News by Rob Hart October 1, 2012
Barnes & Noble is making it a real race, lowering the price of it's frontlit eReader to match Amazon. Which one will you be buying?
News by Benoît Lelièvre
Amazon held its first ever book trailer contest. The goal was simple. Create a trailer for Ania Ahlborn's horror novel 'Seed'. The winner was crowed this week.
News by Rob Hart September 26, 2012
Hot on the heels of announcements earlier this month of new Kindles and Kobo devices, Barnes & Noble debuted some new hardware: A 7-inch Nook HD, and a 9-inch Nook HD+.
News by Rob Hart September 20, 2012
Wal-Mart will no longer carry Kindle devices. They didn't say why, but the writing is on the wall--supporting the Kindle is tantamount to supporting the enemy.
Column by Dave Reuss September 14, 2012
If there are winners, there are bound to be losers.
News by Rob Hart September 11, 2012
Penguin terminated a contract with author Kiana Davenport because she self-published a collection of short stories. Cue Amazon, offering a contract much more to her liking.
News by Rob Hart September 7, 2012
Amazon has some new eReaders and tablets coming out--and their flashy announcement overshadowed similar news from Kobo.
News by Kimberly Turner August 30, 2012
Amazon's new map of political book sales is awash in red and pink hues. But why?
News by Rob Hart August 30, 2012
Amazon will make its eBooks available to sites like Kobo and Barnes & Noble. Meanwhile, Kobo will partner with indie bookstores to sell eBooks--will they succeed where Google failed?
News by Dave Reuss August 17, 2012
The Hunger Games bests The Harry Potter Series, becoming the best-selling series ever. Only on Amazon, but still.
News by Rob Hart August 3, 2012
A group that fights child trafficking and exploitation successfully lobbied Amazon to remove a self-published eBook about age of consent laws around the world.
News by Kimberly Turner May 17, 2012
A new Harvard study reveals the wisdom of Amazon customer reviews and the biases of professional book critics.
Column by Joe Daly May 17, 2012
While lit snobs pontificate the primacy of tree meat or eBooks, the once-peaceful world of audiobooks has devolved into an all-out street brawl between producers, publishers and authors.
News by Dave Reuss May 16, 2012
The list is out. Did your town make it in?
News by Kimberly Turner May 15, 2012
Harvard Book Store's in-house printing press gives customers instant access to millions of out-of-print, rare, and public domain books. Is it the great equalizer in the Amazon vs. indie retailers war?
Column by Meredith Borders May 11, 2012
Even the most critically acclaimed novels of all time aren't safe from a scathing Amazon customer review!
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen April 30, 2012
Amazon may be on everyone's naughty list this year, but they're still the easiest game in town when it comes to self-publishing and selling your book. You just have to work the kinks out, first.