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Publetariat Dispatch: Can the Subscription Model Work For Trade Publishers?

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Publetariat founder and Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton wonders if a subscription model, such as that employed by Netflix and Gamefly, could work for trade publishers where ebooks are concerned. I recently read a Slate article about how the film industry is repeating the DRM and business model mistakes of […]

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KND Kindle Free Book Alert, Tuesday, July 19: FIFTEEN (15) BRAND NEW FREEBIES IN THE PAST 24 HOURS! Search 889 FREE TITLES by Category! plus ... 17 Straight Rave Reviews for Suzanne Adair's <i><b>PAPER WOMAN </b></i>(Today's Sponsor, $3.99)

KND Kindle Free Book Alert, Tuesday, July 19: FIFTEEN (15) BRAND NEW FREEBIES IN THE PAST 24 HOURS! Search 889 FREE TITLES by Category! plus … 17 Straight Rave Reviews for Suzanne Adair’s PAPER WOMAN (Today’s Sponsor, $3.99)

Powered by our magical Kindle free book tool, here are this morning’s latest additions to our 889 Kindle Free Book listings…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor She expected the redcoats to solve her father’s murder. The redcoats and her father had other plans… Paper Woman by Suzanne Adair 4.6 stars on 17 […]

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When Lee Tucker’s husband commits suicide, he leaves her pregnant and a million dollars in debt to a loan shark. She gets a fresh start - and much more - in our Kindle eBook of the Day, Tess Hardwick's <i><b>RIVERSONG</b></i> - 4.7 Stars and just $2.99 on Kindle!

When Lee Tucker’s husband commits suicide, he leaves her pregnant and a million dollars in debt to a loan shark. She gets a fresh start – and much more – in our Kindle eBook of the Day, Tess Hardwick’s RIVERSONG – 4.7 Stars and just $2.99 on Kindle!

Here’s the set-up for Tess Hardwick’s Riversong, 4.7 Stars and just $2.99 on Kindle: When Lee Tucker’s husband commits suicide, he leaves her pregnant and one million dollars in debt to a loan shark. Out of options, she escapes to her deceased mother’s dilapidated house located in a small Oregon town that, like her, is […]

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Announcing: Over 100 Free Romances on Kindle, and Our Romance of the Week: Bella Andre's <em><strong>THE LOOK OF LOVE</strong></em> - 19 out of 20 Rave Reviews and Just $5 on Kindle!

Announcing: Over 100 Free Romances on Kindle, and Our Romance of the Week: Bella Andre’s THE LOOK OF LOVE – 19 out of 20 Rave Reviews and Just $5 on Kindle!

You may never come back from the beach, with over 100 Kindle Free Book listings in the Romance genre, powered by our magical Kindle free book tool! But first, a word from … our Kindle Nation Romance of the Week! With THE LOOK OF LOVE, bestselling author Bella Andre introduces you to a fun and […]

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Amazon Launches Kindle Textbook Rental Program; Promises Savings Up to 80% for Students

Amazon has just announced move that could constitute a true Killer feature for stimulating massive adoption by college students of ebooks — and Kindle ebooks in particular. “Today, Amazon.com announced the launch of Kindle Textbook Rental–now students can save up to 80% off textbook list prices by renting from the Kindle Store,” the company said […]

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KND Kindle Free Book Alert, Monday, July 18: FORTY-SEVEN (47) BRAND NEW FREEBIES IN THE PAST 24 HOURS! Search 888 FREE TITLES by Category! plus ... Discover your new favorite mystery author with Jennifer Becton's <i><b>ABSOLUTE LIABILITY</b></i> (Today's Sponsor, $0.99)

KND Kindle Free Book Alert, Monday, July 18: FORTY-SEVEN (47) BRAND NEW FREEBIES IN THE PAST 24 HOURS! Search 888 FREE TITLES by Category! plus … Discover your new favorite mystery author with Jennifer Becton’s ABSOLUTE LIABILITY (Today’s Sponsor, $0.99)

Powered by our magical Kindle free book tool, here are this morning’s latest additions to our 500+ Kindle Free Book listings…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor Despite reports to the contrary, Special Agent Julia Jackson has not actually been abducted. But it seems that someone else has been. Her incredibly sexy new […]

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“Only men have dreams such as this, not girls. Not the daughter of a slave.” So begins our Kindle eBook of the Day, Pearson Moore’s CARTIER’S RING: A NOVEL OF CANADA – 5 straight 5-star reviews and just $2.99 on Kindle!

She is healer, hunter, warrior. Her strength will inspire generations. Her courage will found a nation. Experience history as never before. See the birth of Canada through the eyes of the woman who lived and breathed it in Pearson Moore’s CARTIER’S RING: A NOVEL OF CANADA – 5 straight 5-star reviews and just $2.99 on […]

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A Video Introduction to Our Kindle Nation THRILLER OF THE WEEK: Vincent McConeghy's GASTRO DETECTIVE

A Video Introduction to Our Kindle Nation THRILLER OF THE WEEK: Vincent McConeghy’s GASTRO DETECTIVE

Here’s a fun video trailer for this week’s Kindle Nation THRILLER OF THE WEEK, Vincent McConeghy’s GASTRO DETECTIVE:   Vincent McConeghy’s GASTRO DETECTIVE – 5 Straight Rave Reviews and Just $2.99 on Kindle! Here’s the advent of a new genre for the fiction thriller category – the Resto Thriller – where food, finance, global politics […]

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KND Kindle Free Book Alert, Sunday, July 17: Pilates, Yoga, Inside the Autistic Mind, and Facebook Fairytales: Modern-Day Miracles to Inspire the Human Spirit Top SEVEN (7) BRAND NEW FREEBIES IN THE PAST 24 HOURS! Search 800 FREE TITLES by Category! plus … good, old fashioned psychological horror free of zombies, viruses and vampires in Bradley Convissar’s DOGS OF WAR (Today’s Sponsor, $0.99)

Powered by our magical Kindle free book tool, here are this morning’s latest additions to our 850 Kindle Free Book listings…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor If you’re looking for good, old fashioned psychological horror free of zombies, viruses and vampires, pick up Dogs of War…  Dogs of War  by Bradley Convissar […]

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Kindle eBook of the Day: Eileen Cruz Coleman’s RUMPEL – 4.7 Stars and Just 99 Cents on Kindle! Here’s a free sample of this dark and quirky retelling of the Brothers Grimm tale!

“Eileen Cruz Coleman’s RUMPEL has given new life to the Brothers Grimm fairy tale. In Ms. Coleman’s version the devious Rumpelstiltskin still strikes a deal with a poor miller: a magic spinning wheel that turns straw into gold in exchange for his unsuspecting daughter’s first born. But from royalty and common folk to spirits, trolls, […]

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Free Kindle Nation Shorts — An Excerpt from ABSOLUTE LIABILITY: A Southern Fraud Thriller, by J.W. Becton

Fans of the TV shows Castle and The Mentalist will love both today’s 3,600-word Free Kindle Nation Short and the complete book, Absolute Liability, a thriller about a case of mistaken kidnapping.  Part of the proceeds go to this special cause:  *     *     *  “…whether they grip the handle bars with their hands or clamps….”  […]

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KND Kindle Free Book Alert, Saturday, July 16: FOURTEEN (14) BRAND NEW FREEBIES IN THE PAST 24 HOURS! Search 890 FREE TITLES by Category! plus … Scott B Robinson’s DIVINE CITY: BANGKOK FANTASIES (Today’s Sponsor, $1.99)

Powered by our magical Kindle free book tool, here are this morning’s latest additions to our 500+ Kindle Free Book listings…. But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor This collection of five inter-connected short stories is set in modern Bangkok at a meeting of gem dealers in which the supernatural emanates from exquisite jeweled […]

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Kindle eBook of the Day: What would you give up for the people you love? Melissa Foster's <i><b>MEGAN'S WAY</b></i> - 4.6 Stars on 64 out of 68 Rave Reviews, and now just 99 cents on Kindle!

Kindle eBook of the Day: What would you give up for the people you love? Melissa Foster’s MEGAN’S WAY – 4.6 Stars on 64 out of 68 Rave Reviews, and now just 99 cents on Kindle!

Here’s the set-up for Melissa Foster’s Megan’s Way, just 99 Cents on Kindle: This novel has reaped an outpouring of positive reviews–49 giving 5 Stars–and a host of awards.–The Editor What would you give up for the people you love? When Megan Taylor, a single mother and artist living on Cape Cod, receives the shocking […]

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