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  • Harlequin Signs Exclusive Deal with Scribd

    Harlequin has reached a deal with Scribd to make 15,000 Harlequin backlist titles available exclusively through Scribd’s e-book subscription service for a year.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: 'Killing Patton' Hits #2

    'Killing Patton,' the fourth installment in Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s Killing series, debuted on Apple’s bestseller list at #2 for the week ended September 28. T

  • S&S Inks Deal to Make Digital Backlist Available in Scandinavia

    Simon & Schuster has partnered with Scandinavian e-book subscription service Mofibo to make its backlist titles available to readers in Denmark and Sweden.

  • Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, September 21, 2014

    The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, children & teens, and more for the week ended September 21, 2014.

  • Amazon, Perseus Reach New E-book Deal

    According to several sources, the Perseus Books Group has completed negotiations over new e-book terms with Amazon.

  • JukePop Hits Kickstarter for Funding

    JukePop, an e-book platform that provides book discovery for self-published authors by offering libraries and traditional publishers the ability to identify popular indie works, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $15,000.

  • Kobo, Cartoon Books Ink Digital Deal for ‘Bone,’ ‘RASL’

    E-book retailer Kobo has reached an agreement with Cartoon Books, the publishing company cofounded by cartoonist Jeff Smith, to release multi-volume digital editions of Smith's Eisner Award-Winning series Bone and RASL

  • iBooks Bestsellers: 'Gone Girl' Takes the Lead

    As the first reviews for David Fincher’s much anticipated adaptation of 'Gone Girl' begin to trickle in, Gillian Flynn’s 2012 bestseller pushed to the top of Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the week ended September 22.

  • Amazon Debuts Kindle Unlimited in the U.K.

    Amazon U.K. launched Kindle Unlimited, Amazon’s e-book subscription service, in the U.K. today with a 30 day free trial.

  • Amazon Launching New Crowdsourced Publishing Program

    After rumblings surfaced that Amazon is creating a new crowdsourced publishing platform, the e-tailer has confirmed that the new program is "in the works."

  • More Publishers Join Comixology’s DRM-Free Program

    Digital comics marketplace Comixology, which launched a DRM-free program in July, announced that a second wave of 14 publishers will now allow their customers to download and store DRM-free copies of comics they have purchased.

  • Amazon Rolls Out New and Upgraded Tablets, E-readers

    Amazon is rolling out an upgraded suite of tablets that includes an enhanced 8.9-inch Kindle HDX ($379), a new tablet designed for children ($149), and a new Kindle HD tablet ($100).

  • iBooks Bestsellers: Child Hangs On

    Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher novel, 'Personal,' was once again the top selling title in Apple's iBooks store

  • BookShout to Offer E-books to Public Media Via Special Sales

    The direct-to-consumer e-book platform specializing in e-book special sales, is partnering with Forest Incentives, a public media distribution vendor, to provide bulk orders of bestselling e-books to public radio and TV stations.

  • Oyster Looks Back at a Year of E-book Subscription

    A year after its launch, e-book subscription service Oyster, has added tens of thousands of titles, scores of new publishers and appears to be attracting more subscribers.

  • HarperCollins Adds Digital Watermarks to E-books

    HarperCollins has started using Digimarc Corp.’s watermarking system for e-books to provide an extra layer of security to the sale of HC’s digital content.

  • Libraries Balk at OverDrive Changes

    In a letter to OverDrive CEO Steve Potash, the ReadersFirst coalition of libraries has protested a change that would require new users of OverDrive’s app to register accounts directly with OverDrive.

  • Polis Books Adds Categories, Print

    Polis Books, a digital-first publishing venture, is adding new genres—children’s and young adult—as well as print editions to its publishing program.

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