Monthly Archives: April 2008

14k ebooks sold on Amazon yesterday?

This is getting harder to track, and that seems a bit high.  Waiting on Amazon’s results, which might not say anything, but I’ll try to follow, there’s been little action on Celestine for some time. A genius of sorts, is … Continue reading

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Betting on an Amazon Miss

I’m about to email someone with this prediction, but I’m putting it out there: Amazon hits its sales targets, but got killed on shipping price hikes ($3.50 gas an all),  and the outlook is sorta bleak. Personal theory: A big … Continue reading

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Penguin Sold More Ebooks in the First Two Months

of ’08 than they did all of ’07.  ’07 was the first time Penguin made actual money from ebooks. Impossible to believe, as none of the 133 titles theoretically available as .epub files from a major publisher bear the Penguin … Continue reading

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Where Can I Buy a Hachette Epub Book?

Not that I haven’t believed every single word I’ve ever heard on this topic, after all, the lead idiot often mentions important people when browbeating, but I’m wondering, where can I get me some Hachette loving? They were supposed to … Continue reading

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Well, It Was Gonna Be Bones

on the frontpage today. But, PG did that one before me, and err, didn’t catch it…  They really could use Sanders of the River, if anyone wants to send it. (They also did Tam ‘O the Scots, which, thankfully, I … Continue reading

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Sony Reader is at Target (Online)

Hmm, you can buy it now.  For $299.  Not in stores… yet.

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Like You Didn’t Think This

Actually, the story’s a spoof too.

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Things You Don’t Catch in NY

Availability: In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available. Want it delivered Tuesday, April 22? Order it in the next 36 hours and 57 minutes, and choose One-Day Shipping at checkout ….. Guess I’ve got some work to … Continue reading

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So, I Missed Most of the PODdy Mouth Thing

But I did read her before the site was modified like a bargain “I purchased too” report.  And… well, there was this one part where she described working for a book wholesaler. And, like, there aren’t that many book wholesalers. … Continue reading

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And I’m Back Again

Good trip. Cheers!

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