Ebook Spotlight: Fifty Shades of Grey, The Controversial Book Everyone’s Buzzing About

50 Shades of Grey

If you haven’t yet heard about E.L. James‘ Fifty Shades of Grey, you soon will. This Story of O -esque erotic novel (intended for adults only) has been climbing the bestseller charts like a bullet, and sparking heated commentary and discussion wherever it goes. The Slate Book Club recently discussed the book, with a touch … Read more

Audible Unveils The A-List Collection: Great Books Performed By Hollywood’s Finest

Audible has invited some of Hollywood’s most celebrated actors to lend their voice talents to new releases of some beloved classic novels. Anne Hathaway was selected to narrate the children’s literature staple The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Hathaway had this to say about the experience: “It’s such a wonderful book and I was so happy to … Read more

Digitimes Reports 7″ and 10″ Fire Tablets Are Coming

Apparently, Amazon is not taking the release of the new iPad lying down. According to a piece on Digitimes, Amazon is investing in expanding the Fire product line and scaling back on orders for e-Ink displays. From Digitimes: Amazon plans to launch two new tablet PCs, a 7-inch model and another 10-inch model, in the … Read more

Audiobooks Help Kids Learn To Read

Do you have a struggling reader at home? If so, listening to the audiobook being read aloud while following along in the print version may give her just the boost she needs. A principal in California has launched a pilot program using iPods and audiobooks downloaded from iTunes, but the same concept and approach would … Read more

Is Amazon Getting Into The TV Business?

Amazon is already operating its own publishing house, under the imprints AmazonEncore, Amazon Crossing, Montlake Romance and formerly, The Domino Project (in collaboration with Seth Godin). It’s also well-known that Amazon has branched out into film production, with its Amazon Studios program. Could it be that Amazon is now interested in producing television shows as well? On … Read more

Now You Can Find Apps, Free Apps, Audiobooks, Games and Free Games For Your Fire In A Snap, Thanks To Our New, Categorized Lists!

FINDING EXACTLY THE CONTENT YOU WANT FOR YOUR FIRE, WHETHER PAID OR FREE, HAS JUST GOTTEN A WHOLE LOT EASIER! No matter how much you love your Fire, you’ve probably noticed that the sites you use to shop for content aren’t always organized in quite the way you’d like. It’s easy enough to find bestseller … Read more

Ebook Spotlight: Kindle Owners’ Lending Library Just Keeps Getting Better, For Readers & Authors Alike

The Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, which allows Kindle owners who are also Prime members to borrow Kindle books for free, has greatly expanded its offerings since the program began last fall. Check our handy, categorized lists of links to Lending Library -eligible books under the “Ebooks” link in our menu ribbon, above, and see for yourself … Read more