Free-eBooks.net Celebrates Half a Million Facebook Fans!

Free-eBooks.net now has over 500,000 Facebook fans! Thank you to everyone from around the world that’s joined us in making this such a fantastic community. Just to put that into perspective, half a million people is at least 100,000 more than the whole city of Liverpool, England – home of the Beatles! According to the Guinness Book of World Records the most fireworks ever used at once was also 500,000, during an event in Dubai, and when we found out we hit the half a million mark believe me, we felt like celebrating with that kind of fireworks

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Will Amazon and Hachette Bury the Hatchet? The ongoing saga and what it means for you, the reader.

Many consumers as well as investors are still wondering what will become of the dispute between bookselling giant Amazon and the major e-book publishing company Hachette. The spat has created some great drama and has plot twists you might expect to find in a thriller novel. As you may recall, the initial disagreement between the former business partners occurred when Amazon and Hachette reached an impasse in their negotiations regarding prices of Hachette books. Hachette wanted to reserve pricing control and set its own amounts, whereas Amazon – which is known for selling deeply discounted books – said

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E-books and Younger Readers: Questions and answers for concerned parents

Many parents want to introduce their children to electronic devices, including e-readers, but they first want to gain as much understanding as possible to ensure they make wise, healthy decisions. One of the big questions is whether or not e-readers have an advantage over traditional books in terms of boosting literacy rates. Many schools are beginning to use e-readers in the classroom, for instance, while parents are downloading apps that claim to accelerate reading skills for pre-schoolers. So let’s look at some of the information that sheds light on the value of e-books for young students as compared

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