Samsung and Amazon customize Kindle app, offer free e-books
Users of the new Kindle for Samsung app will get up to 12 e-books for free a year, as Samsung Electronics joins forces with Amazon.com to boost the content on its mobile devices.
Left Bank Books to close downtown store
The independent book retailer will keep its Central West End store at 399 North Euclid Avenue open.
New Books Party: books received this week
A veritable smörgåsbord of brilliant science, nature and history writing awaits you! (Well, in this case, a very small smörgåsbord.) Continue reading...
The Book of Mormon claims No. 1 spot on list of life-changing books
The Book of Mormon climbed to the top of a list of life-changing books from BestReadBook.com this week
An advocate for the dusty tome
QUEENSBURY -- SUNY Adirondack Associate Professor of English Naftali Rottenstreich thinks there will always be printed books.
Books: Award-winning children's books appeal to all ages
Children's book awards point readers in the direction of outstanding books for fiction and nonfiction, picture book and children's novels. The 2014 award winners will delight, intrigue and entertain readers of all ages.
How augmented reality builds bridge between games and children's books
Two years ago, Sony's PlayStation 3 "game" Wonderbook began a trend that redefines both games and books for the 21st century Augmented reality is building a bridge between video games and books, redefining both in the process. Wonderbook thrust augmented books into the mainstream in 2012 The concept behind augmented reality books is simple: a physical book contains many elements that elude the ...
Rancho Santa Fe author's book makes shortlist of top 50 ‘Self-Published Books Worth Reading'
Rancho Santa Fe author Sárka-Jonae Miller's "Between Boyfriends" made the shortlist of comedy books under consideration as one of the 50 "Self-Published Books Worth Reading" from Indie Author Land.
New Books Party: books received this week | @GrrlScientist
A veritable smörgåsbord of brilliant science, nature and history writing awaits you! (Well, in this case, a very small smörgåsbord.) Below the jump, I mention the books that I received recently. They are gifts, review copies that arrived in the mail, or that I purchased in London. These are the books that I may review in more depth later, either here or in print somewhere in the world. Continue ...
My hero: Dennis the Menace by Steven Butler
Dennis taught me that it didn't matter if I hated books. He became the helping hand between being a non-reader and the children's author I am today I was a miserably illiterate child. Riddled with it. Stuffed full of the inability to read or write. It wasn't just that I was extremely poor at the basics of the English language, I despised it. Books were a threatening source of stress and ...