eBook literary festival closes early after only 100 of 25,000 expected guests attend

The Kidwell-e Festival, a literary festival aiming to promote eBooks and self publishing, has closed its doors early after only 100 of the 25,000 expected attendees turned up. Opening its doors at Ffos Las racecourse in Carmarthenshire last Saturday before…

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Gerald LyncheBook literary festival closes early after only 100 of 25,000 expected guests attend

Whips beat wizards as 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy outsells Harry Potter series on Amazon

Harry Potter's spell over the UK reading public has been broken, as Amazon UK have announced that all-time sales of J.K Rowling's entire seven book wizarding series have now been eclipsed on the website by sales of E.L James' Fifty…

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Gerald LynchWhips beat wizards as 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy outsells Harry Potter series on Amazon

Amazon snap up 3D mapping software for next-gen Kindle Fire tablet

Amazon have bought 3D mapping specialist start-up UpNext, suggesting that the next generation of their Kindle Fire tablet could have a native mapping and navigation app. UpNext specialise in fully 3D maps, letting users check topography and landmarks, checking out…

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Gerald LynchAmazon snap up 3D mapping software for next-gen Kindle Fire tablet

eBook-only Guinness World Records "Totally Bonkers Sporting Champions" highlights kings of kook

While this summer will be dedicated to gold medallists at the pinnacle of mainstream sport, Guinness World Records aren't going to let us forget that there's a kookier side to sport out there too. They've today released the eBook-only Totally…

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Gerald LyncheBook-only Guinness World Records "Totally Bonkers Sporting Champions" highlights kings of kook

'Fifty Shades of Grey' becomes best selling Kindle book of all time

Forget Shakespeare. Forget Harry Potter. When it comes to our digital eBook reading habits, we like to tuck in to a bit of blue. Amazon.co.uk today announced that E L James, a former Kindle Direct Publishing author, has become the…

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Gerald Lynch'Fifty Shades of Grey' becomes best selling Kindle book of all time

Amazon Kindle to be sold in Waterstones: rival eReader plans from retailer ditched

Brick-and-mortar bookshop chain Waterstones are to begin selling the Amazon Kindle eReader, turning their back on their initial plan to launch their own rival digital reading device. Waterstones have been going through a significant period of restructuring since being bought…

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Gerald LynchAmazon Kindle to be sold in Waterstones: rival eReader plans from retailer ditched