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“Nearly a quarter of the titles on the lists were published by independent authors. (What’s even more interesting is that 2 authors, Morgan Rice and Abbi Glines, took 6 spots on the YA list all by themselves.) That’s more than some of the major publishers can claim, but more importantly it’s more than Amazon can claim.” The Digital Reader

“Batten also added that the company have partnered with major publishers, including Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, HarperCollins Christian, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. As such, subscribers will have access to over 100,000 professionally-published titles from authors like Stephen King, Dan Brown, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Michael Crichton, and F. Scott Fitzgerald, among others, the report said.” Venture Capital Post

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  1. MaryK
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 17:35:02

    FYI? You’ve also turned off all the subscribe to comments options.

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  2. Ros
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 18:57:09

    I don’t get the attraction of Entitle at all. They are offering 2 ebooks for $14.99. Which is a whole lot more than I ever pay for 2 ebooks at any other retailer. It seems to be basically a ‘discount’ retailer, with not great discounts and a required minimum purchase. I can’t see who is going to sign up for that.

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