8 Audiobooks Services Better Than Audible

Many readers today are fans of audiobooks. It’s a convenient and easy way to read books while completing other tasks. The platform that users use to traditionally listen to them is Audible. Audible is the biggest audiobook platform with its vast collection of books, both old and new. It is the most popular of all … Read more

7 Podcasts for Bibliophiles

Give your eyes a break and listen to these book related podcasts – including author interviews, live readings and interesting facts from the literary world. 1. The New Yorker: Fiction : A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman. 2. Litopia A podcast from the Litopia Writer’s Colony 3. Longform A weekly conversation with … Read more

The Amazon Matchbook Program

On September 3, 2013 Kindle announced a program they call Matchbook. This will allow people who have bought print books from Amazon since 1995 to obtain an eBook copy of the book, assuming that the publisher/author of the book has chosen to participate in Matchbook. The prices they quote for getting the eBook copy range … Read more

Buying an ebook

I don’t have a kindle, nook, ipad, or any other device in which to download books, unless you count my brand new used 4 iphone. Which I don’t. Reading a book on that would be like deciphering the written word from a dollhouse library. And yet, I was almost willing to try. Almost. Who is … Read more

Readers Who Love E-Readers

The number one reason I’ve found that people love kindle or nook or and ipad or iphone to read books, is how much easier a e-reader is to travel with, instead of individual titles heaped in a bag or loaded into luggage. Especially  when flying.  Instead of impulse buying a paperback at an airport terminal, … Read more

No E-Book For Stephen King

I tried to purchase the latest Stephen King this weekend. At an honest to goodness real live indie bookstore in N. Jersey. They were out of stock. Out of stock!! After my mouth stopped its jaw dropping, the bookman explained he couldn’t keep it in the store,  that it’s an original paperback and not in … Read more