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Frankenstein app includes original handwritten manuscript, plus 1,300 other things

The New York Public Library just released Frankenstein, its second free Biblion installment, and like last year’s World Fair app this one comes loaded with enough primary source material and new content to keep you occupied for a month. Mary … Continue reading

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SF Gateway launches ebook store for classic sci-fi and fantasy

If you’re a hardcore sci-fi or fantasy reader, be sure to check out the newly opened SF Gateway website at http://www.sfgateway.com/. At present, there are over fifty authors represented (see full author list here), with more to come over time. … Continue reading

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1,000+ classic sci-fi and fantasy works to be epublished in September

Early last month, publisher Gollancz announced that it was going to publish a new third edition of the “Encyclopedia of Science Fiction” online, and make it free for anyone to access. An executive for Gollancz told FutureBook that it had … Continue reading

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Get ’em while they’re free: 5 books that became famous movies

There’s been a dearth of interesting (to my eye) titles available for free on the Kindle store lately, so I’m happy this morning to post about a set of five new releases to make up for it. Well, “new” isn’t … Continue reading

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How to hide those 100 classics that came with your Kobo

If you own a Kobo, and if you read any of the instructions that came with it, you probably already know how to hide the preloaded public domain titles from displaying amongst your own books. But really, I’ve never met … Continue reading

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Today’s bargain book: “The Master And Margarita” by Mikhail Bulgakov

“The Master And Margarita” by Mikhail Bulgakov Price: $0.99 expired Summary: The devil shows up in 1930s Moscow and causes havoc, and one woman decides to strike a deal with him in order to find missing lover. This darkly satirical … Continue reading

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Chess comes to the Kindle

From the first time someone accessed the hidden minesweeper game on the Kindle, people have been asking for a Kindle version of chess — and it looks like the day has finally arrived. Chess – $2.99, for U.S. customers only … Continue reading

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Feedbooks discontinues Kindle download guide

Feedbooks used to offer a free Kindle Download Guide, essentially a catalog you could load directly onto your Kindle and browse to download public domain titles. It was a great supplement to the Amazon Kindle store when you wanted to … Continue reading

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