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Thursday News: Canada Reads, China’s mobile reading culture, an international bromance, and Ellis Island photo chronicle

Thursday News: Canada Reads, China’s mobile reading culture, an international bromance,...

Canada Reads: Where Celebrities Battle for a Book’s Honor – This is like the coolest thing ever. Five books, five celebrities, five stand-offs in this annual Canadian television series, “Battle of the Books.” Each representative defends the book against its… more

Wednesday News: Kindle Scout releases 10 books, NBC to try video subscription service, Manga literary classics, and sheet music’s demise

Wednesday News: Kindle Scout releases 10 books, NBC to try video...

Will Amazon’s Kindle Scout democratize publishing? – Well, the first ten books chosen for publication through Kindle Scout were released yesterday. Three of the ten are classified as Romance: Royal Date by Sariah Wilson – Romance A Highland Knight’s Desire… more

Thursday News: a different view of ebooks, Carly Phillips joins Kindle Worlds, women and Hollywood, and cool graphic novel on art

Thursday News: a different view of ebooks, Carly Phillips joins Kindle...

What Nielsen Bookscan data tells us about ebook sales cycles & the ebook plateau – This is a great piece that takes some of the other analytical treatments of ebook data and subjects them to a different set of questions… more

Wednesday News: Three posts about the future of books and one honoring an American artist and activist

Wednesday News: Three posts about the future of books and one...

Print is alive and well—at least for books – The first three posts today are all related to book sales and earnings. This report from Deloitte, part of their TMT (technology, media, telecommunications) predictions for 2015, and it’s global in… more