Tag Archives: audiobooks

Harry Potter series finally available as (legit) ebooks

Katniss might be the biggest teenager in fiction this year, but never underestimate the lasting influence of The Boy Who Refuses To Die, who is making news once again today. Starting immediately, you can visit shop.pottermore.com and buy all seven … Continue reading

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“Go the F–k to Sleep” audiobook version currently free from Audible

By now you’ve probably heard of the new pseudo-children’s book “Go the Fuck to Sleep”, which was conceived as a joke by the author for his friends, but then turned viral and was transformed into an actual book. If you’re … Continue reading

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Do You Like Audiobooks? Here’s How To Save $100 On A Kindle

Through the end of January 2010, if you subscribe to Audible’s $15/mo audiobook service for a year, you can get $100 off an Amazon Kindle. Continue reading

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Cory Doctorow's new experiment: all sorts of formats, all sorts of prices

Cory Doctorow is taking a DIY approach to publishing his next book, and he’s going to document it for the benefit of others. Here are some other experiments in online distribution and what they’ve taught us so far. Continue reading

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Sign this petition if you think the Authors Guild should leave the Kindle 2's text-to-speech feature alone

The National Federation of the Blind has joined up with dozens of other organizations to form the Reading Rights Coalition, which is fighting for the right to use the Kindle 2’s text-to-speech function on any text without having to pay … Continue reading

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Amazon caves to Authors Guild, allows publishers to disable "Read It Now"

Amazon gives in to the Authors Guild, and will let publishers and authors disable the read-it-now function on books. Continue reading

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