Posted on 01/20/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One of the biggest publishing stories from last year was Audible’s return policy for users and reporting (or lack thereof)...

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Posted on 01/19/2021 at 09:51 AM by Guest Author

For an ebook to stand out on Amazon, a solid description that compels readers to buy is a must. Discover...

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Posted on 01/15/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Choosing the right Amazon categories for your book is critical to finding the right readers for it. That’s why Penny...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 01/15/2021 at 09:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

2021 isn’t off to the best start for Amazon — the online retail giant is now facing two lawsuits. The...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Amazon, Lawsuit, The Guardian

Posted on 01/13/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last Wednesday’s terror attack on the US Capitol is having an effect on bookshelves. The New York Times reports that...

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Tagged As: Amazon, Bookstore, Politics

Posted on 01/12/2021 at 12:57 PM by Jeffrey Bruner

Amazon is such a dominant force in U.S. e-commerce (and e-books) that it’s easy for American authors to assume it’s...

Categories: Library Updates

Posted on 01/04/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon has released the choices for January 2021's First Reads. First Reads, which is free to join, provides early access...

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Tagged As: Amazon, Book lists

Posted on 12/26/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer to the question of whether to publish your ebook exclusively through Amazon or to make...

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Posted on 12/19/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon may not have publicly confirmed it, but Penny Sansevieri thinks it’s more than reasonable to assume that it assigns...

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Posted on 12/14/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Books from Amazon Publishing are currently not available in any library, anywhere. That could be changing. Publishers Weekly reports that...

Categories: Today in Books