Breaking News: Partial Settlement in Apple, Agency 5 Antitrust Suit

Bloomberg News is reporting that when the U.S. Justice Department officially moved to file suit against Apple and the “Agency 5”, all but Apple and one of the publishers named in the suit negotiated a settlement. From Bloomberg: The U.S. sued Apple Inc. (AAPL), Hachette SA, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & Schuster in New … Read more

New Kindle Singles – Just 99 Cents Each!

A new month means some new Kindle Singles, 99 cent shorts in fiction, nonfiction, journalism and memoir. Among the best-reviewed titles this month: An Unexpected Twist, by Andy Borowitz; rated an average of 4.5/5 stars across 141 reviews: Andy Borowitz almost died, but lived to tell this stranger-than-fiction tale. In his first-ever work of autobiography, … Read more

Instant Video Spotlight: House

The wonderful medical drama, House, is now in its eighth, and final, season. Whether you’ve yet to enjoy this well-acted ensemble show or want to re-screen some favorite episodes, Amazon Instant Video can bring any or every episode to your Kindle Fire. Hugh Laurie stars as the brilliant, misanthropic, superior (and drug-addicted) Doctor Gregory House. As … Read more

Free App of the Day: Quell

Today’s Amazon Free App of the Day is the popular puzzler Quell. This game has an average review rating of 5/5 stars across over 1,860 reviews, and is currently rated #5 in the Games category of Amazon’s app store. From Amazon: Quell captivates and enchants the mind with challenging puzzles and all-encompassing, Zen-like gameplay. The critically-acclaimed Quell … Read more

Ebook Spotlight: Carole King’s Memoir, A Natural Woman

Released just today, Carole King’s Memoir A Natural Woman is a must-read for fans, and recommended for anyone else who would be interested in reading about the tumultuous life of the sometimes needy and even battered woman who nevertheless blazed trails for generations of creative women to come. In her review for USA today, Elysa Gardner says: As an … Read more