Think of it as Netflix for books.
For $8.99 a month, you can read any and all of a growing number of books in Scribd’s subscription service. No, not every book and document in the Scribd library is available for subscription reading, but there sure are enough to keep me occupied for a long time. My favorite mystery authors – Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayer, Jacqueline Spear and Georgette Heyer – are all there.
The subscription service helps authors too. Each borrowed book generates a commission for the author. Why is this interesting? Because it isn’t just publishing houses who can publish and sell their works on Scribd. More on that coming soon.