Jeremy Greenfield

About Jeremy Greenfield

Jeremy Greenfield is the editorial director of Digital Book World. Opinions presented here are his own. Read more of his work here.

Apple Gets Serious About Book Discovery

Apple quietly acquires BookLamp, debating the best strategy for iBooks, authors heckle the Authors Guild, Pearson sales dip during Random House integration, Adobe’s new fixed-layout export and much more.

Salad Days for Opted-in Authors and Publishers

Why authors and publishers participating in Kindle Unlimited have cause to celebrate, Amazon tries to quell authors’ dissent in Hachette feud, Oyster gets onto Web browsers, Apple adds 48 million new devices to the market and more.

Would You Buy ‘Kindle Unlimited’?

Inside Amazon’s new ebook and audiobook subscription service, four ways publishers can compete with Amazon, experiments in ‘risk-free’ publishing, Apple stands to pay consumers and much more.

World Cup and Ebooks

E-reading habits in soccer-crazed countries, Richard Russo objects to Amazon’s latest move in Hachette battle, the FTC sues Amazon over children’s in-app purchases, Simon & Schuster partners with the U.S. military, and much more.

Getting Books to Market Quicker

Amazon Publishing and Rizzoli team up to accelerate the publishing process, when it’s cheaper investing in book companies than authors, New Zealanders prefer print and much more.

France Passes ‘Anti-Amazon’ Law

France moves to protect independent bookstores, McGraw-Hill Education expanding onto Amazon’s home turf, confronting digital production challenges, a look back at Perseus Book Group’s history and much more.

U.S. Ebook Sales at $3 Billion

Revenues flattening out as predicted, Simon & Schuster widens ebook access for libraries, five tips for digital publishing start-ups, Forgotten Books launches subscription services and much more.

Amazon’s Latest Giant Leap

How much Amazon’s new Fire Phone could affect ebooks, investor versus consumer interests clashing for Amazon, Scribd adds exclusive content, Bertelsmann retires its book club and much more.

Amazon Publishing’s Ebook Surge Explained

With the film version of The Fault in Our Stars making a splash in theaters this week, John Green’s YA novel finds itself securely at the top of our ebook best-seller list. Conspicuously absent, though, are four Amazon titles in the Kindle First …

Romance Ebook Sales Stats

Global sales insights from the popular genre, Amazon’s new payment plan, Rizzoli partners with Kindle to crowd-source books, Candlewick Press targets YA crowd on Tumblr and much more.

How Hachette Can Beat Amazon

An idea so crazy it just might work, a small publisher goes to bat for Jeff Bezos, the American Booksellers Association goes on the attack against Amazon, Next Big Book wins BEA start-up contest and more.