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  • Amazon's Kindle Convert allows users to turn print books into e-books

    Amazon's Kindle Convert allows users to turn print books into e-books
    When I was in college, it was standard practice to find research materials in the library, read for a while, make Xerox copies of pertinent pages, and take them home. Libraries had conveniently-placed copy machines for just this purpose. The process of...
  • The Biblioracle: Savor your reading

    The Biblioracle: Savor your reading
    While Mrs. Biblioracle was doing her residency at Virginia Tech to become a small animal internal medicine specialist, we lived within easy driving distance of the greatest all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch of all time. The brunch was hosted by the Mountain...
  • 'Harry Potter' available as e-books at Oyster

    'Harry Potter' available as e-books at Oyster
    J.K. Rowling has been very protective of Harry Potter, not letting her boy wizard jump into the e-book format until 2012. When he finally did, it was part of a universe she controlled, Pottermore. Now the seven original Harry Potter books are...
  • New publishing trends reshaping reading

    New publishing trends reshaping reading
    In November, a pair of technology journalists issued the latest in what seems to be a constant stream of announcements proclaiming the start of a book publishing revolution. First, co-authors Jason Hiner and Lyndsey Gilpin said they would crowdfund...
  • Janitor allegedly steals from Google offices

    Janitor allegedly steals from Google offices
    A janitor in the Chicago offices of internet giant Google was charged with possession of stolen property after he allegedly tried to sell to a Wilmette pawn shop watches, cameras, tablets and other items stolen from the tech company's River North offices,...
  • 50 Kindle books on sale for $2 each

    50 Kindle books on sale for $2 each
    Snuggle up on a cold winter night with a good book for 50 percent off. Amazon.com has 50 Kindle books on sale for $2 each. Titles range from fiction to mysteries to thrillers, romances and literature,  including  several books in the Melinda Leigh...
  • The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook

    The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is starting a book club. My question: Who brings the wine? Is there an app for that? Zuckerberg announced the book club on — where else? — Facebook. He intends to read a book every other week for an entire...
  • Blotter: Man robs bank on New Year's Eve

    Blotter: Man robs bank on New Year's Eve
    The following items were collected from police reports: A 5-foot-6 man of medium build holding a black semi-automatic gun robbed Community Bank on the 1000 block of Lake Street of an undetermined amount of money between 12:18 and 12:21 p.m. Dec. 31....
  • Amazon's Woody Allen series deal marks big step in creative strategy

    Amazon's Woody Allen series deal marks big step in creative strategy
    It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix. Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
  • Book centers on Yorktown terrorism plot

    If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, a book by a local attorney might be a good choice. Chad Green — a York County lawyer, licensed captain and commercial waterman — and co-author G. Tom Ward have written "The Crown & Cardinal,...
  • Macmillan to offer all-you-can-read books with Oyster and Scribd

    Macmillan to offer all-you-can-read books with Oyster and Scribd
    Publisher Macmillan will offer 1,000 of its titles through the e-book subscription services Oyster and Scribd. It's the third major publishing company to sign on with the all-you-can-read e-book services. Oyster and Scribd are competitors that both hope...