At a late afternoon hearing on December 6, Judge Denise Cote approved the final two publisher deals to settle charges of e-book price-fixing, and cleared the way for more than $166 million in refunds to begin flowing to consumer accounts.

Mrs. Mike free today on Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FY5YB4C?ie=UTF8&force-full-site=1&ref_=aw_bottom_links

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"E-books are in the later stages of the innovation curve and have settled into reasonably predictable consumption patterns. The likelihood of future growth will, in part, depend on improving the value perception of e-books among less committed users."

Study: E-books Settle In

More Amazon news: The company launched program called Kindle First today, offering users access to Kindle books a month before their official release. Editors select the titles that will be available in advance along with a note of recommendation.

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Amazon has officially launched the bundling program it announced in September, Kindle MatchBook. The program, which allows customers to buy e-book editions of print titles (already purchased, or about to be purchased) in a price range topping out at $2.99, is, Amazon said in an announcement today, now available for 70,000 titles. MatchBook, which is available for titles published as far back as 1995, was announced with only 10,000 titles enrolled.

My monthly e-book reissues column for October—Reading All Through the Night: October 2013’s Digital Reissues—is now online at Heroes & Heartbreakers.
This time around I write about All Through the Night and Promise Me Heaven by Connie Brockway, MacNamara’s Woman by Lisa Gardner, Keri Arthur’s Kiss the Night Goodbye, and Tara Sue Me’s The Training.

My monthly e-book reissues column for October—Reading All Through the Night: October 2013’s Digital Reissues—is now online at Heroes & Heartbreakers.

This time around I write about All Through the Night and Promise Me Heaven by Connie Brockway, MacNamara’s Woman by Lisa Gardner, Keri Arthur’s Kiss the Night Goodbye, and Tara Sue Me’s The Training.

I posted a brief review of Tawny Taylor’s My Alpha Billionaire (1-4) on goodreads. When I invoke the name of Maurice Chevalier in a review, it’s never a good thing.

I posted a brief review of Tawny Taylor’s My Alpha Billionaire (1-4) on goodreads. When I invoke the name of Maurice Chevalier in a review, it’s never a good thing.

HarperCollins is the latest publisher to tinker with a Netflix-style e-book subscription service, announcing on Tuesday that it has struck a deal to make its backlist books available on Scribd, a Web site for sharing documents and books.