Category Archives: Ebooks and Ereaders

World’s Biggest Digital Book Club – The Big Library Read!

From July 13-27, the world’s BIGGEST digital book club is happening: the Big Library Read! More than one-hundred thousand readers from around the globe will enjoy historical fiction and USA Today bestseller The Girl in His Shadow, by Audrey Blake … Continue reading

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Ebook Pricing Revisited – How much is too much?

I wrote a post about this topic last year and thought it was worth revisiting as the problem only seems to have gotten worse. For the past five to six years, I’ve read nothing but Ebooks.  Some 600+ ebooks have … Continue reading

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International publishing – Book availability woes (again)

In May of 2020, I did a similar post but this issue continues to plague me. As a book blogger, I spend a LOT of time reading other people’s blogs and reviews, and perusing the internet for fodder for my … Continue reading

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Invite Libby for Christmas! @LibbyApp #LibraryLove #DigitalReading #Libby

There’s nothing quite like cozying up with a good book during the holidays, especially if the weather outside is frightful. Whether you’re wanting to read as a family or enjoy a quiet night in, Libby, the leading free library reading … Continue reading

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Today is National Read an eBook Day! @LibbyApp #eBookLove #NationalReadAnEBookDay

September 18th is National Read an eBook Day – the perfect time to dive into your new favorite book on Libby. Read an eBook Day has been celebrated by thousands of libraries across the country since it was created by Libby in … Continue reading

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The NetGalley Shelf app – Grrrrrrr #NetGalleyShelf #bookbloggers @NetGalley

I have been a NetGalley member since 2013. In that time I have read and reviewed 424 titles using my Kindle. Recently, I’ve come across two titles that did NOT have the option to ‘send to Kindle‘, so I had … Continue reading

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Crooked Lane Books – a Mystery and Thriller bundle of Ebooks @crookedlanebks @FirstBook #booklovers #bookbloggers

I am not affiliated with Crooked Lane Books, but when I got this email from them I just HAD to share it! If you download their ‘Humble Book Bundle‘ of 20 mystery and thriller titles, you can pay what you … Continue reading

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Ebook pricing: a discussion

For the past four to five years, I’ve read nothing but Ebooks.  Some 500+ ebooks have graced my Kindle Paperwhite in that time. Many of these digital books I receive from the publishers via NetGalley or Edelweiss, but I also … Continue reading

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Crime and Mystery fiction that is in the Public Domain

What is Public Domain? The public domain consists of all the creative work to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply. A public-domain book is a book with no copyright, a book that was created without a license, or a … Continue reading

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International publishing – Book availability woes

As a book blogger, I spend a LOT of time reading other people’s blogs and reviews, and perusing the internet for fodder for my own blog. Admit it. This is a virtual world where boundaries can be crossed without fear … Continue reading

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