Month: December 2013

Jeremy Greenfield, Contributor 12/30/2013 @ 2:25PM At Digital Book World, we track a weekly list of ebook best-sellers. I’ve counted up how many times each publisher has had a hit and, bingo, an end-of-year ranking of which publishers had the most success publishing ebooks in 2013: 1. Penguin Random House — 478 best-sellers* 2. Hachette Read More

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Hmm…what do you think? I’ve highlighted my favorites, which is not to say I necessarily agree with them: Publishers create or license their own e-reading apps. Public libraries will increasingly buy access to large aggregations of ebooks. Publisher margins will be under pressure. Number of non-bookstores selling books will increase. More publishers will start to Read More

Oakland librarian collects ephemera left behind Nobody knows how long the story of yearning and regret, hope and romance had been hidden away inside a book at the Oakland library, but there it was – a melancholy slice of two lives – spelled out on yellowed paper. “Remember, I love u sweetheart,” said the blunt Read More

December 27, 2013 Man Against Nature By HENRY GIARDINA JACK LONDON An American Life By Earle Labor Illustrated. 461 pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $30. “The superficial reader will get the love story & the adventure,” Jack London wrote, in 1903, of the story that would become “The Sea-Wolf,” “while the deeper reader will get Read More

I’ve just submitted THIS MOMENT, my contribution to an anthology called THE KISS, which is coming out in February. THIS MOMENT is a Scottish time travel that I’m planning to develop into a series. I’m very excited about the anthology, which will include work of some author friends whose writing I admire. If you’re on Read More

This is such a great concept. Watch for it March 18, 2014. Read More

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