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Salad Days for Opted-in Authors and Publishers

Jeremy Greenfield

Why authors and publishers participating in Kindle Unlimited have cause to celebrate, Amazon tries to quell authors’ dissent in Hachette feud, Oyster gets onto Web browsers, Apple adds 48 million new devices to the market and more.

Subscription Ebooks ‘Inevitable’?

Jeremy Greenfield

Why the biggest questions for subscription services remain unanswered, Kindle Unlimited encourages authors to go exclusive, this week’s best-selling ebooks, Stephen Colbert endorses another Hachette book, big authors band together and much more.

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Tom Chalmers

Man Booker Prize: Disappointing and Disappearing

Tom Chalmers

Book prizes have become an increasingly key route through which to discover and champion the best writers, to elevate ...

Jeremy Greenfield

How Kindle Unlimited Is Changing the Amazon Kindle Best-Seller List

Jeremy Greenfield

Kindle Unlimited is minting best-sellers. According to Publishers Lunch, the number of ebooks on the Kindle ...

Rich Bellis

For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees

Rich Bellis

A report released today by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) finds that 80% of publishers believe subscription ...

Kindle Unlimited’s Two-Tier System Makes Some Authors Second-Class Citizens

Michael Sullivan

On Friday, Amazon rolled out it’s Kindle Unlimited feature, where for a fixed fee of $9.99 a month readers can ...

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