| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
An outcry over extreme content in self-published e-books -- depicting rape, incest and other illegal sex acts -- has led Amazon, Kobo and other online booksellers to reconsider how those books are sold on their sites. While self-published authors of...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The editors of the British website the Kernel bought a copy of the e-book "Naughty Daughter Abducted ... (taboo daddy daughter erotica)" on Amazon, and did not like what they saw.
"The book is a sick rape fantasy with language and details too graphic...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:49 PM
The naughty writers have struck back.
Yesterday, Jacket Copy's Carolyn Kellogg reported on Amazon, Kobo and other e-book retailers' cracking down on self-published erotica on their websites, attempting to remove titles of works that depict incest,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Bestselling author James Patterson wants to support independent bookstores, and he's putting his money where his heart is. On Monday he pledged to give $1 million to independent bookstores in the next year.
"We’re making this transition to e-...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
It's getting complicated in the world of publishing.
Unlike last year, the top-selling books in print and those in digital are rather different, according to a story in Publishers Weekly reporting on sales during the first six months of the year....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Plus, I have loads of savings on fun things to do, and dining deals, too, so you can keep on saving right through...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:26 AM
The Southern California Independent Booksellers Assn. -- SCIBA -- celebrated its favorite books of the last year and got to know some writers with books on the way Friday night at its 2013 Authors Feast.
The event includes the SCIBA Awards, a look...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Novelist and independent bookseller Jaime Clarke has, like many writers before him, launched a website tied to the promotion of his new book. "Vernon Downs" will be available from Amazon in April 2014, but his website urges readers to consider pre-...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Saturday after the Thanksgiving holiday has, in recent years, been dubbed “Small Business Saturday.” Last year, President Obama spent Small Business Saturday at a local independent bookstore in Virginia -- he and his daughters bought 15...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:57 AM
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Apple conspired with publishers to set the prices of e-books. Apple, the judge found, “played a central role in facilitating and executing that conspiracy” and will pay damages to be set at a future trial....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:28 AM
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