Book Notes

Kindle Unlimited

Amazon just announced Kindle Unlimited – a subscription service for Kindle books. For $9.99 a month you can read as many Unlimited books as you want for as long as you want. You don’t have to check the first one…

There’s a guide for that!

I just stumbled onto a fabulous resource – the free ebooks at makeuseof.com. Here you’ll find guides for family research, online publishing, photoblogging, online meetings, Windows 8, Scrivener, Evernote, Markdown and dozens more. You can read them online or download…

Photos – an iOS Guide

If you are an iPhone/iPad owner and are fascinated with the photography potential these two devices offer, then you need a copy of Photos by Tom Rudderham [iBooks - $8.99]. This book is gorgeous, inspiring and full of great information.…

Scribd Subscription Update

Scribd released an infographic yesterday showing they now have 300,000 titles in their subscription service. That’s second only to Kindle’s Online Lending Library (part of Amazon Prime). For $8.95 a month, you have full access to books from HarperCollins, Kensington,…

Paperless

Now this is an awesome example of what ebooks are capable of achieving. I just updated my copy of David Sparks’ book Paperless [iBooks - $9.99, PDF - $10.00] . . . again! This is version 1.4 and it includes…

Details of the Smashwords/Scribd Deal

If you are publishing – or considering publishing – your family stories using Smashwords, here’s even more incentive for you. Smashwords and Scribd have just announced a distribution agreement which gives your books access to both Scribd’s bookstore and Scribd’s…