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Wednesday News: EverAfter Romance app; Ingram signs independent publishers; PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts ebook dominance (again); and super cool flip books

Wednesday News: EverAfter Romance app; Ingram signs independent publishers; PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts...

EverAfter Romance App – Diversion books has created a new app dedicated to Romance. They have told Jane that they will be trying hard to provide freebies and discounted books, as well as full catalogs from the traditional publishers and… more

Thursday News: The Bookseller’s “digital census;” Maurice Sendak estate sued; discussing A Wrinkle in Time; and online World War I resources

Thursday News: The Bookseller’s “digital census;” Maurice Sendak estate sued; discussing...

Digital Census: 10 key findings – This “census” was apparently the result of surveying 1000 people. Which people and where? The article does not say. Apparently, though, if you’re a FutureBook delegate, you’ll get a copy of the original 25-page… more

Tuesday News: SCOTUS rejects Conan Doyle estate, Ebook product placement, Marvel expands the comics canon, and amazing libraries

Tuesday News: SCOTUS rejects Conan Doyle estate, Ebook product placement, Marvel...

Sherlock Holmes to Remain in Public Domain After Supreme Court Declines Case – So you’ve got to give the Conan Doyle estate credit for their persistence. Except, you know for the bad faith licensing fees. And SCOTUS has delivered the… more

Monday News: Digital books and learning, reading strategies, Pew’s online harassment research, and advertising at Dear Author

Monday News: Digital books and learning, reading strategies, Pew’s online harassment...

Ebooks suck for learning – Baldur Bjarnason has written a relatively short but pithy post that brought to mind those articles claiming that digital books are making us stupid, blah blah blah. Bjarnason focuses on the way physical books are… more