HarperCollins to Try Bundling Print and Ebooks With BitLit

[Press Release]  BITLIT SIGNS HARPERCOLLINS TO EBOOK BUNDLING PILOT Vancouver Startup lets readers download e-books for books they already own in print Today, BitLit begins a pilot program with HarperCollins Publishers to offer readers a physical and e-book bundle through …

The Rules of the Amazon Universe

Amazon’s calculus in context, UK authors call traditional publishing “unsustainable,” questioning Amazon’s sincerity on royalty offer, Amazon snubs French ‘no free shipping’ law, surveying digital innovation and 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.

How Much Money the Biggest Publishers Actually Make

Over the past ten years, sales at the largest publishers in the world have leveled as the book industry felt the effects of recession and of the ebook revolution. According to a new analysis from DBW-partner Publishers Lunch, the worldwide …

Ebook Subscription Service Entitle Adds Christian Vertical

[Press Release] Entitle Books Launches Christian Vertical – Boasting a Catalog of Over 10,000 Christian focused titles. Some of Entitle Christian’s participating publishers at launch include: David C Cook, Baker Publishing Group, B&H Publishing Group, Howard Books and HarperCollins Christian …

Digital Book World 2015: Speakers and Themes Announced

[Press Release] Digital Book World Conference + Expo 2015 Announces Keynoters and Themes   NEW YORK – (May 27, 2014) How to manage changing roles and relationships in the constantly evolving publishing ecosystem is one of the key conference themes …

Children’s Ebook Subscription Service Epic! Signs HarperCollins

Children’s ebook subscription start-up Epic! has signed on another big partner, adding 1,000 ebooks to its catalog, which is now around 4,000 titles. HarperCollins joins Simon & Schuster as two big publishers that are working with Epic!. They are also …

Hachette Ebook Discounting Back?

Prices drop on the ebook best-seller list this week, Simon & Schuster plays ball with Scribd and Oyster, what publishers can learn from the New York Times, America’s most well-read cities and more.

Amazon Stalls Hachette Shipments

The e-tailor’s latest move to delay the delivery of Hachette’s top print titles, two expansions in Spanish-language e-reading, Kindle goes to Italian bookstores, and much more.