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Macmillan Walks Back Ebook Embargo

Macmillan Publishers has announced they will return to the library ebook pricing model that was in place October 31, 2019.

Over 70 Public Libraries Made 2019 a Record Year for Digital Checkouts

In 2019, 73 library systems loaned over 1 million titles each, making it a record year for checkouts of ebooks and audiobooks.

On Reading My First Ebook

A reader dives into the world of ebooks and writes about the experience.

How to Lend a Kindle Book

Did you know that many Kindle books can be lent to your friends? Find out how to share Kindle books with this step-by-step guide!

How To Return A Kindle Book You Accidentally Purchased

Please tell me I'm not the only person to purchase a book only to realize that I already have a paperback on my shelf!?! Here's how to return a Kindle book. 

4 Simple Steps to Read More Books and Stress Less

News feeds and social media have you stressed out? Try these steps to read more and stress less.

Pottermore Presents: J.K. Rowling to Release 3 New eBooks About Hogwarts

Pottermore announced today that J.K. Rowling will release 3 new ebooks set at Hogwarts this fall.

Why Romance Readers Love Digital Books

Romance readers have embraced digital books like no other readers. Here's why.

Don’t Be Shy About Telling Your Librarian You Read Ebooks

When it comes to reading, we librarians are simple creatures: if you love reading, if you love stories, we love you.

I Wish Ebook Retailers Valued Ebooks

Do ebook retailers feel free to remove ebooks from devices because they don't actually value the product?

21 Ways I Get My Hands on Books

I thought it might be interesting to make a list of the many ways I acquire books as an adult, now that I'm a book blogger, the internet is a thing, and audiobooks are available on formats other than cassette tapes.

A Visit to the Amazon Bookstore

Amazon has spent a lot of years loudly and repeatedly telling all of us that 1) the bookstore is dead ...

Dear Inventors: Make These Bookish Things

I know the technology industry is busy with drones to spy on sunbathers, self-driving cars, and watches you can sext ...

Accidentally Going Digital

If there’s one thing I spend a lot of time championing around here, it’s that everyone should read whatever they ...

Revisiting Reading with the Rooster App

It’s been four months since I signed up for and raved about Rooster, the e-reading app that sends you paired books ...