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  • Free e-books aren't what they used to be

    It used to be that offering an e-book for free was a sure way to get a bump in attention, move up sales ranks and possibly be on the way to bestsellerdom. Now, not so much. The 2014 Smashwords survey, covering April 2013-March 2014, says free e-books...
  • Amazon quietly floats e-book subscription service for Kindle

    Amazon is trying out a new e-book subscription service for its Kindle users, reports Laura Hazard Owen at GigaOm. According to cached pages that have since been taken offline, the service would allow Kindle users unlimited access to more than a half a...
  • Music industry is killing music

     Music industry is killing music
    Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for The Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
  • MGM Buys Movie Rights to Spy Thriller 'I Am Pilgrim'

    MGM has bought movie rights to Terry Hayes' epionage thriller "I Am Pilgrim" and set it up with Lloyd Braun at his Whalerock Industries. Hayes, whose credits include "Payback," "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior" and "Dead Calm," is adapting his debut novel....
  • 'Don't Put That In There' debunks common sex myths

    'Don't Put That In There' debunks common sex myths
    Almost as fun as reading "Don't Put That In There! And 69 Other Sex Myths Debunked" (St. Martin's Griffin) is catching the glances of your fellow commuters as you devour it on the El. With chapter titles that include "Nobody Has Pubic Hair These Days,"...
  • Women & Children First starts fresh chapter with new owners

    Women & Children First starts fresh chapter with new owners
    Women & Children First bookstore enthusiasts, of whom there are legions, let out a collective cheer last week when the outgoing owners announced they were handing the reins to Sarah Hollenbeck and Lynn Mooney, current employees and friends to the...
  • It's here: Amazon's e-book subscription service, Kindle Unlimited

    Leaked on Wednesday, launched on Friday: Meet Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's e-book subscription service. Think of it as Netflix for e-books. Like Netflix, the idea is that the service will provide unfettered access to all the content you might imagine...
  • Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited e-book service

    Amazon.com Inc. on Friday introduced Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can-read e-book subscription service available for $9.99 a month. Similar to Netflix and other movie streaming services, Kindle Unlimited makes available a library of 600,000 titles and...
  • Check It Out: Loved the movie? Try the book

    The current trend of making young-adult books into movies is exploding! "The Hunger Games," "Divergent" and "The Fault in Our Stars" are just a few success stories, with more on the way. Movie releases are turning these books into publishing sensations...
  • Women's Club seeks local recipes

    The Plantation Women's Club wants to know city residents' favorite foods and how to make them. The organization is creating a recipe book, the first to be published by the club in 30 years, according to one of the recipe book's organizers, Betty Cobb,...
  • Disney in Talks With Mike White to Write Gorilla Tale 'The One and Only Ivan' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Walt Disney Pictures is in negotiations with Mike White to write the adaptation of Katherine Applegate's children's gorilla story "The One and Only Ivan." The book, published by HarperCollins in 2011, centers on the silverback gorilla Ivan, who is in a...