Not long ago people were saying that electronic publishing was a passing trend that would never catch on, because readers would not accept the transition from real ink and bound paper to e-books. But here we are in the first quarter of 2015, and according to a news report published in the UK Guardian, electronic books are outpacing traditional printed ones. Here are some recent e-book industry developments that should be of interest to any avid e-book reader.
Sales of Printed Books are in Decline as E-book Sales Rise
As explained in the newspaper article, print sales of
Right now everyone is buzzing about the Hollywood Golden Globes and the Oscars. But did you know that the 2015 Digital Book Awards were just announced at a gala event in New York City? Every year finalists and winners are celebrated in a number of different categories that recognize innovation in electronic publishing, design, technological integration, and the end-user experience for those who love e-reading.
The Annual Awards Ceremony
Over the weekend of January 13th, 2015, the awards were handed out during a major digital publishing conference that convened at the upscale Hilton Midtown Hotel. As explained by
While you’re spending your winter staying warm and cozy, why not stay inspired and defeat the “winter blues” by visualizing your next fun travel adventure? Here are some ideas to get you started:
The 2015 Rand McNally Travel Atlas
Get the 2015 edition of the most trusted and best-selling atlas on the market, now available for on your iPad, at the Apple e-book store. The 2015 Road Atlas features all of Rand McNally’s Classic Atlas maps, state facts and figures, a mileage calculator, and links to additional travel content and info.
Rough Guides E-Books
The Rough Guides offer