Rap Genius is a site that shows annotations on song lyrics by verified artists.
Use Nudge to find new books to read.
Wonderbookland is a book club and social reading recommendation site.
One author explains what happens to her and the audience while reading on a book tour.
Acoustik is an audiobook app.
Find books to read using Publishers Lunch’s Bookateria.
A chart of current e-readers and tablets.
Discover books and social reading with BookShout!
“Unglue: To pay an author or publisher in full, up front, for publishing a Creative Commons ebook.”
Libboo is a book discovery service.
Coffee and Books is a reading community that promotes coffee and books in bookstores.
Bookboon: download free e-books and textbooks.
“Over the last few years the BBC‘s video on demand service iPlayer (a kind of British Hulu) has moved beyond desktop PCs, to games consoles, mobile phones, tablets, set top boxes and internet connected TVs. But there’s still a segment of the population who aren’t being catered for; those whose …
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“Overall, wear and tear on the eyes is reduced the more the reading settings of a device are set to an individual’s needs, reports Stiftung Warentest, a German consumer products tester after checking out 13 readers.”
“Readmill, the popular German ebook reading app has just secured a slew of new content for its ecosystem. The company has signed off on deals that will bring over short fiction to its platform and make it easier for customers to buy the books and send them right to their …
Bookstores in America, broken down by per capita.
“There are just so many books to love. So why shouldn’t they love each other, and create other books that combine the best unique features of each, and continue a beautiful bloodline of new books for readers everywhere to devour? Exactly, there is no reason. And that is why …
RCS Libri announced their new project, which allows ebook samples to be streamed on Pinterest. “Here’s our new value proposition to book readers: Whenever they like a book cover featured in one of our Pinterest boards, they can click on it and immediately open the book in digital …
A list of helpful questions to ask beta readers for a novel.
“E Ink Holdings, the company that developed the concept of electronic paper and the technology used for e-ink screens on dedicated e-readers, has developed E Ink Mobius, a new version of the technology that is more flexible, lighter and more durable than previous e-ink screens. […] The device is designed …
The Reading Room is an independent social reading site, similar to Goodreads.
SLEbooks, or Script Lit eBooks, is a startup that turns screenplays into ebook novellas.
Five motivations for picking a book to read.
Now the Kindle iOS app has voice over reading for the blind and visually impaired.
Andrew Savikas, the CEO of Safari Books Online, says now is a good time for subscription models for books.
Bardowl, a site that lets you stream audiobooks to your phone.
idreambooks is the Rotten Tomatoes/Metacritic of e-books.
Sony has a new interactive map to help readers find the next bestselling book they want to read.
First ever hackathon to come up with ideas to solve the problem of book discoverability. Winners will present at the 2013 BEA.
A look at companies publishing digital first comics.
A site that lets readers discover free e-books.
Gluejar, a site that gets books into public domain.
LendInk, lend and read e-books.
Get recommended books to read from Book Gorilla.
E-Reads is an independent e-book publisher.
“With a new, more impactful, efficient way of writing, this handbook introduces writers of all types to the ARC Methoda technique for reader-focused composition that ultimately leads to a devoted readership.”
Book Retriever App makes it easy to determine reading levels for children’s books.
A Facebook reading recommendation app, built by the book publisher Random House.
New subscription site that curates reading lists.