Amazon Brings Goodreads Closer

A new feature further integrates Goodreads with the Amazon ecosystem, UK publishers react to Amazon’s power, Book Expo America hosts start-up pitch contest and much more.

Amazon Gets Into Living Rooms With Amazon Fire TV

[Press Release] Introducing Amazon Fire TV: The Easiest Way to Watch Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, and More on Your Big-Screen TV Powerful performance with 3x the processing power, 4x the memory, dedicated GPU, and dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi …

Has Apple Surpassed Barnes & Noble?

Apple’s growing share of the ebook retail market, a potential ebook price hike in the UK, innovative narrative children’s content, Open Road hires an advisor for author brands and more.

Who Is Really an Author?

Debating who can lay claim to the term, a closer look at Hugh Howey’s self-publishing advocacy, making pricing decisions, analyzing Amazon’s ebook dominance and more.

Amazon Continues Best-Seller List Success

Following up on its first-ever week with a No. 1 ebook best-seller, Amazon Publishing again made a splash on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller list. The upstart publisher had four titles on the list with Long Knives by Charles …

Amazon Roars With Top Ebook Best-Sellers

Amazon had four of the top-25 best-selling ebooks last week, including the No. 1 best-selling ebook, The Barkeep by William Lashner. To date, the highest Amazon Publishing has been on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller list is No. 3 — When I Found You by Catherine Ryan Hyde had its high-water mark in July 2013; the title is currently sitting at No. 9.

Making Ebooks Educational

Tracking the drop in educational e-content use as kids grow up, a new Common Core-aligned math series, the latest of Barnes & Noble’s woes, rising competition in the academic ebook market and more.

Film Drives Hachette’s Lone Survivor to No. 1

The release of the film Lone Survivor, starring Mark Wahlberg, has helped drive the ebook of the same title to No. 1 on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller list. Readers snapped up Marcus Luttrell’s Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account …

Barnes & Noble Promotes Nook App in Australia

[Press Release] Barnes & Noble Comes to Australia with Exclusive NOOK® for Windows 8.1 Offer: Customers in Australia Get Free NOOK Books® and Magazines with Download of NOOK App for Windows 8.1 Customers Receive Five Free Bestselling Books and Five …