Monday, July 23, 2012
BOOK REPORT: Book News For The Week of July 22, 2012
Joe Friedlander discusses the pitfalls of being a new author wanting to promote his or her book and what constitutes spamming.
When Good Reads Goes Bad
Good Reads has become quite the popular place for info and commentary about books around the world. But sometimes this can be taken advantage of, especially by one of its senior librarians.
Your Ereader is a Spy
Agent Rachel Gardner presents an interesting blog post on the Wall Street Journal article about ereaders being able to track and quantify ereaders' reading and purchasing habits.
Digital Imprints Take Root
Publishers are finally looking into a new avenue of e-edition-only publishing imprints.
The Best Stephen King Books
In a recent reader's poll, Publisher's Weekly had readers vote for their favorite Stephen King books and then rank them.
How We Lost Bookshops Thanks to Amazon and Publishers
In a recent article on The Daily Beast, Tim Waterstone talks about how Amazon and publishers brought the end of many bookstores.