I just borrowed my first book on Amazon with my Prime membership. The message I got once it was processed was that I can borrow again on December 1, 2011. That is just about a week away. This sounds like they enforce the one-book-per-month on the turn of the the month and not necessarily on the anniversary of the last borrow. Good to know.
There has been quite the uproar in the media lately with this lending program from Amazon. Authors and publishers claiming everything from a violation of ToS and contractual agreements to being cheated out of
Have you ever joined a book club?
Traditionally, book clubs were known as reading groups and they are typically a group of readers who gathered together on a regular basis to read and discuss what they read. During the 18th and 19th centuries they served as an outlet for discussion and debate.
Lately, book clubs have evolved to be something entirely different. The not only foster discussion and debate, but some of them make books available to their membership. What they both have in common, however, is that they serve as a means to expose their membership to
Stumbled onto “Confessions of an E-Book Virgin” at the Huffington Post yesterday and was at first amused at the way in which he approached the issue of eBooks taking over from physical books. He outright says that staring at another screen all day makes him ever more resistant to adopt the digital book. Which just goes to show how much he doesn’t know what an eInk display actually is.
Choosing the physical over the digital? Why a choice?
As one who didn’t embrace digital reading until the advent of the Kindle, and one who stuck to