News by Rob Hart September 20, 2012
Wal-Mart will no longer carry Kindle devices. They didn't say why, but the writing is on the wall--supporting the Kindle is tantamount to supporting the enemy.
News by Rob Hart August 16, 2012
Sony has released a new eReader, and it's perfectly nice... but a little too expensive and way late to the party.
News by Rob Hart July 3, 2012
A hotel in the United Kingdom will no longer keep copies of The Bible in bedside tables, trading them in for Kindles loaded with the religious text.
News by Rob Hart June 7, 2012
We still need editors in the digital age. Case in point: A find/replace swap goes awry, replacing every instance of the word "kindled" with the word "Nookd" in a digital copy of 'War and Peace'.
News by Rob Hart May 3, 2012
Target is dumping the Kindle from stores as part of an "ongoing review"--which might have something to do with the company's new focus on the iPad and Apple products.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen April 30, 2012
Amazon may be on everyone's naughty list this year, but they're still the easiest game in town when it comes to self-publishing and selling your book. You just have to work the kinks out, first.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen April 5, 2012
Rejoice, Spanish speaking individuals! Amazon has finally rolled out an all-Español Kindle section, complete with trashy Harlequin novels and English classics like 'Pride and Prejudice.'
News by Rob Hart March 27, 2012
For nearly an hour today, you couldn't buy any eBooks from Amazon. Considering they control a lion's share of the market, they just lost a lot of sales--and maybe some faith from the consumer?
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 21, 2012
Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing makes profiting from a book or novel seem ridiculously easy. I've got an unpublished manuscript that I'm willing to sacrifice, so let's see just how simple this is.
News by Rob Hart
Amazon's Kindle Singles program has moved 2 million units in 14 months, raising the question of whether we should be impressed.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 23, 2012
Amazon continues to strong-arm its way into improved sales at the cost of small publishers. They should go pick on someone their own size but... there really isn't anyone left.
News by Rob Hart January 13, 2012
Authors who are participating in the Kindle Lending Library are seeing increased royalty payments, from a fund Amazon put aside to compensate them.
News by Brandon Tietz December 30, 2011
It used to be the only way for an author to sign your Kindle was to flip the thing over and take a Sharpie to it. But Kindlegraph is bringing author signatures into the digital age.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen December 1, 2011
Whether you're shopping for your significant other, or a recent-ish college grad, an eReader may be just the gift you're looking for. Just make sure you get one that suits the recipient's needs.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen
Amazon Kindle has changed the way consumers get their hands on books. Now the little eBook that could is showing that it can do more, by quietly creeping into libraries. Could this be a good thing?
News by Rob Hart November 7, 2011
The eReader wars are heating up: Barnes & Noble just announced the Nook Tablet, to rival the Kindle Fire and Kobo Vox.
News by Brandon Tietz October 24, 2011
Kindle Format 8 (KF8) will support HTML5-based formats for Kindle. In short: books are about to look a helluva lot better.