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DIY: How to Make Book Giveaways Pay Off
One of the most surprising pieces of advice that self-published authors get these days is that to sell books, they should start by giving away books.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
eBook Deal: the Reckoning by Alma Katsu is only $1.99 on the Amazon Kindle Platform
From now through December 29th, you can get The Reckoning , book 2 in Alma Katsu's epic historical fantasy Taker Trilogy , for only $1.99 at Amazon U.S. The Reckoning was a finalist in 2012 for RT Book Reviews year-end awards, and a semifinalist at Goodreads.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Allie Brosh wins Goodreads Readers Choice Award
Allie Brosh, the Bend resident whose blog is an Internet sensation, won a 2013 Goodreads Readers Choice Award for Humor for her book "Hyberbole and a Half."
Goodreads unveils its best books of 2013
Here's a look at what's buzzing in the book world today: Jack Ryan's fate: Like authors Ian Fleming and Robert Ludlum , whose series have thrived posthumously, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Afghan-born US novelist Khaled Hosseini poses after an interview to promote the release of his book "And the Mountains Echoed."
Silicon Alley Insider
The Best New Books Of The Year, According to Goodreads
Every year, the book recommendation site asks its users to vote for the best new book across 20 genres, from historical fiction to horror.
Goodreads Reveals Favorite Books of 2013
Goodreads has unveiled its version of a 'best books' list. The Web site, which has been rounding up its users favorite books of the year since 2009 through its Goodreads Choice Awards, has posted this year's results.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Park Slope Author Launching Paperback at PowerHouse Books
Park Slope author Kimberly McCreight is set to launch her new paperback 'Reconstructing Amelia' at powerHouse books in Park Slope Dec. 3. The book, a literary mystery set in Park Slope, was published last Spring by Harper Collins and has made New York Times Bestseller list, is currently a finalist for Goodreads Mystery of the year and has even been ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
'Never Fade' by Alexandra Bracken Book Review
Format: Available for paperback, eBook, hard cover Series: book 2 of 3 of The Darkest Minds trilogy Rated: 15+ for language, action/violent sequences Genre: New Adult Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16150830-never-fade?from_search=true In the second book of the series, Ruby is not working with the Children's League trying to ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Book trade news from Book2book
Lost And Found: Adventures In Algorithms
Google the title of a book , and Amazon's listing will probably be the top result, or at the very least in the top three.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
How to Get Goodreads on Your Kindle Paperwhite Right Now
Amazon's acquisition of Goodreads was met with a mix of cheers and disdain . Regardless of how you feel about the purchase, though, Goodreads' integration with the Kindle Paperwhite is a welcome addition this long travel weekend - that is, if you can get it working.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite software update features Goodreads, Kindle FreeTime
Amazon announced a new software update for its 2nd generation, 2013 release Kindle Paperwhite e-reader Tuesday , also known as the Kindle Paperwhite 2. The update adds feature enhancements including Goodreads integration, Kindle FreeTime and Cloud Collections.
Monrning Roundup: Rogers Media Pulls Digital Magazines from Zinio;...
Rogers Media Pulls All Digital Magazines out of Zinio and Launches their own Service Rogers Media is likely the largest magazine publisher in Canada and they have pulled all of their digital editions out of Zinio.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Kindle Paperwhite gets Goodreads integration and kid-friendly reading goals
A day after Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets got a software update, so too does its Paperwhite.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Amazon's Fire OS 3.1 hits Kindle tablets: Goodreads and Second Screen included
Got a Kindle Fire tablet? Starting today, you can get new features including deeper Goodreads integration and a function called Second Screen that can wirelessly "fling" video content from a Kindle Fire to a PlayStation 3 or Samsung HDTV set.
Amazon Updates Fire OS To 3.1, Adds Goodreads Integration
It's a free, over-the-air update available to Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX users, who should be getting it sometime within the next few weeks.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Crime fiction author Frank Zafiro giving away free audio books
Spokane-area author Frank Zafiro is giving away copies of his unabridged audiobooks to his readers..
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Several Minnesota titles make the semi-finals in Goodreads' best reads
Laurie Hertzel is senior editor for books at the Star Tribune, where she has worked since 1996.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Spidey Senses Tingling
rickwebb: From my Goodreads Review of Hatching Twitter.
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