Monday, July 5, 2010

GOOGLE and MARGOT - They Can't Both be Wrong About eBOOKS & eREADERS.

When GOOGLE teams up with
Independent Bookstores
there's a good reason.





From the
NewYork Times: SAN FRANCISCO:
Independent bookstores were battered first by discount chains like Barnes & Noble, then by super-efficient Web retailers
like Amazon.com. Now the electronic book age is dawning. With this latest challenge, these stores will soon have a new ally: the search giant Google.
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From Radio and Internet Guru
Kim Komando's Daily News: Say goodbye to shelves of dusty old books! Thanks to e-readers like the Kindle, Nook and Sony’s Reader, e-books are taking off. You’re not limited to a few titles. You can download the latest best-sellers. And, you’ll find thousands of free e-books online.




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Wall Street Journal - Life & Styles: Here's more news about the growing popularity of e-books: SAN FRANCISCO—Libraries are expanding e-book offerings with out-of-print editions, part of a broader effort to expand borrowing privileges in the Internet Age that could challenge traditional ideas about copyright. Starting Tuesday, a group of libraries led by the Internet Archive, a nonprofit digital library, are joining forces to create a one-stop website for checking out e-books, including access to more than a million scanned public domain books and a catalog of thousands of contemporary e-book titles available at many public libraries.

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From

Margot Finke:

Books for Kids - Manuscript Critiques

From "Don'r Say BOO to a Frilly"

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I've been saying for ages, that my rhyming

eBOOK series, "Wild and Wonderful,"
7x books about animals from the US and Australia,
offer fun, educational facts about unique critters.

There are also many other eBOOKS out there that are
fun, fine quality, and worthwhile reading.

That they are eBOOKS make many think they must
be poor quality - inferior!!
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NO WAY!!
The reviews were terrific.
.
When combined with an affordable eREADER,
eBOOKS are the future of reading.

They are CHEAPER, GREENER, and
EASIER to carry around.

Sure, paper books will still be popular: no one says otherwise. The same way readers have always looked for quality reading matter in paper books, they will look for quality in the eBOOKS they download.





There is a TIME and a PLACE for both paper and eBooks.

THE READING FUTURE IS ABOUT TO KNOCK THE UNWARY FOR A BURTON, MATES!

All I ask is this:
PLEASE don't knock eBOOKS
until you've given them a fair trial.
.
You might get a pleasant surprise.

Paper and electronic books will partner
together into our reading future.

BET ON IT!

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