Tag Archives: recommendations

Literature Map from Gnod uses fancy robot math to suggest new authors to you

From what I can tell by the intro paragraph on the home page, Gnod is an experiment in creating a self-aware deathbot who will someday enslave us all. But until that day it’s a fun way to discover new authors … Continue reading

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BookLikes first impressions: an undercooked indie version of Shelfari

BookLikes is yet another free service for book lovers that promises to make quality recommendations to you based on what others are reading. Unfortunately, it’s not quite ready for public consumption. Continue reading

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Five reasons NOT to get a Nook Touch

Everyone loves the new Nook Touch ereader, including me. But before you get one, make sure you can live with its weaknesses. Continue reading

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Indie ebook “hall of fame” site tracks the best reviewed self-published books

If you’re looking for something new to read that’s not from one of the big publishing houses, check out the Indie eBook Hall of Fame blog. It’s a bare bones site set up by Joanna, a Teleread contributor and fan … Continue reading

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Kobo’s iPad app is the best ereader app on the market

If you have an iPad, you should download the free Kobo ereader app and check it out. Whether it offers a better basic reading experience than the other ereader apps is probably a matter of taste, but it offers so … Continue reading

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Author Nick Spalding launches indie book recommendation blog

Nick Spalding, author of the experimental written-all-in-one-sitting novel Life…With No Breaks (readers on Amazon seem to either love it or hate it), announced yesterday that he’s launched a new indie author blog called Spalding’s Racket: I’ve created [it] to promote … Continue reading

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Kindle still on top in latest Consumer Reports tests

With so many ebook devices from both new and established companies hitting the market this year, I keep waiting for Amazon’s Kindle to slip from the top spot. According to Consumer Reports, however, it’s still the best bang for your … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports says Kindle best ebook reader for Mom

If you’re thinking of getting your mom an easy-to-use, high quality ebook device for Mother’s Day, Consumer Reports suggests the Kindle. They tested out a variety of ebook devices, as well as the new Apple iPad, and decided that when … Continue reading

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