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  • April 23, 2013
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Happy birthday, William Shakespeare! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up free copies of the 30 most popular works by the great author on Project Gutenberg. Follow the links below to download for your Kindle, iPad, Nook or other digital reading device. If you want all these poems and plays in a single place, you can download…

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  • January 1, 2013
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It’s a new year, and if you’re like me you have new gadgets. It’s time to fill them up with content. Here are 5 free graphic novels from the Kindle Store and iBookstore. All of these titles can be read on the Kindle Fire Android tablets or on the Kindle iPad and Android apps, and…

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  • December 24, 2012
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We live in an amazing world, and as we learn more about the universe the wonders only increase. On Wednesday NASA shared some of those wonders with us in the form of a couple iPad-only ebooks. Hubble Space Telescope Discoveries is a 900 MB tome which discusses the stellar phenomena discovered by that more than…

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  • December 12, 2012
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Do you want to make your holiday cards and gifts a little extra special this year? Give your friends a QR code link to a free Christmas book through Project Gutenberg. Simply explore one of our free eBook lists (below) and click on the link for the individual books. Every title has its own code–simply…

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  • November 9, 2012
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For your weekend reading pleasure, here are the most popular AppNewser headlines of the week, including how to tether your smartphone, Facebook ballots and how to convert your handwriting into digital text (video review embedded above). Click here to sign up for AppNewser’s daily email newsletter, getting all our publishing stories, book deal news, videos,…

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  • October 31, 2012
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It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Everyday Amazon gives away a free app. Today’s free app is also an ebook and I thought it worth noting. Oh, Great Pumpkin! Where are you? This Halloween, hang out with Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang to find out for yourself! While Linus and Sally wait for…

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  • September 28, 2012
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Apparently Google has a problem with its ads being posted on sites that “distribute copyrighted materials.” (Never mind that this should mean they shouldn’t have ads on any sites, given that under the law any material that is created is instantly copyrighted to its creator.) Techdirt’s Mike Masnick posts about technical author Cody Jackson, who…

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  • September 10, 2012
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Every day I find another traditional publisher is offering free ebooks. Amazon has made a business out of offering free ebooks. And let’s not forget the many indie authors who are offering their ebooks for free. What is this doing to the market for ebooks? I admit that I may be atypical in my buying…

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  • August 17, 2012
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Want to share your favorite free eBook with more readers? One Reddit user created printable book posters that include QR Code links to free digital books, creating mini-posters that you can share with readers in real life. Here’s more about the project: “Print off a book, Share it with the world I got all of…

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  • August 14, 2012
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Amazing Stories magazine, the oldest SF magazine in the world, stopped publishing in 2005. However, it’s coming back in 2012, and in order to build some publicity, as well as satisfy trademark registration requirements, its publisher is offering a free electronic issue of the magazine to all comers. Steve Davidson writes that the e-zine will…