Within My Collection of Books Is A NOOK — an eReader!

I am a book collector; I collect all kinds of books—from cookbooks to a wide variety of genres, in hard cover and paperback. And adding to my extensive collection of “paper” books is my new electronic reader, an e-Book, a NOOK. I am now the proud owner of a Color Nook! But then why do I feel like a traitor to my first loves?...more
 @HomeRearedChef thanks!  it's nice to have some "me" time to catch up!more

Amazon's Kindle Lending Library - Over 100,000 Titles

Last year Amazon launched a Lending Library for Kindleand Kindle app with over 11,000 libraries across the US. This means that if you have a library card you can check out ebooks from your local library and instantly start reading them on your Kindle device....more

What Is a Fair Price for an E-Book?

There is much debate on what is a good price for ebooks. Many people think they are getting ripped off if they pay more than $1.99 for an ebook and really prefer to pay $0.99 or less.  The argument is generally, “It takes no money to produce an ebook so I should get it cheap, or free.”...more
BELIEN_LOEFFLER I can't wholly agree with the DRM Free aspect.  That sounds good and fair in ...more

Prominent Food Blogger Discovers Plagiarized Ebook

The constant war against content scrapers and plagiarism on the web has become a standard annoyance for food bloggers, whether they have large or small readerships. But this week, Elise Bauer of the popular food blog Simply Recipes (which is a member of the BlogHer Publishing Network) discovered a new twist on the phenomenon: an ebook "author" had stolen pasta recipes and photos from her site and repackaged them for sale via Amazon.com's Kindle Store....more
eek, that is crazy!! new to the blogging community and haven't really thought about these issues.more

You have a library card. Don't be afraid to use it : e-reader help from your library

Most public libraries in the U.S. offer electronic books to their members and can be downloaded remotely. ...more
I'd be lost without my library card.more

Showing Value: Sale versus Clearance

I'll be the first to admit it my to-be-read pile grows at an alarming rate when I see 99 cent eBook prices. My heart skips a beat, but my brain pauses. Wait, why is it 99 cents?I love red tags and clearance. My kids constantly moan when I say I'm not buying something because it's full price. I'll wait for an item to go on sale and will rarely buy something at regular price. Sometimes the waiting makes me appreciate it more....more

More Free Books

I've found another resource for free ebooks.  As if the 3000+ I already have on my Kindle and Nook weren't enough...I found a site that will give me lists for both on a daily basis!!FREE eBook Deal is a website that tracks free books for both the Kindle and the Nook.  At the current time, these are the only two formats available.  There are a number of ways to get these free books from this site....more

How I Took Charge of My Life and Career

In February 2010, I was laid off from our local newspaper, my second layoff in two years. I decided it was time to take charge of my life and career and to stop being someone else’s employee, writing and publishing other people’s stories, and getting let go when the work ran out....more
This is absolutely encouraging. As someone who is flirting with the idea of ebooks, this is ...more

Going to the Zoo - Want to come too?

Going to the Zoo!  Want to come too?This is the title of my new preschool-age eBook. I just finished it and I'm feeling completely relaxed now that it's finished time for the next project!  Those of you with preschoolers, tell me what you think.  Feedback please!  Check it out on my blog here!...more