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  • August 9, 2012
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I saw a post on BoingBoing the other day spotlighting Singularity & Co., an online “science fiction bookstore” (who I covered in March for TeleRead) with a goal of rescuing obscure classic SF titles and releasing them on-line. The Kickstarter project that founded it (reaching $52,276 on a $15,000 goal) stated that this would involve…

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  • August 8, 2012
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The NYPL is one of the oldest and largest public libraries in the US, and the nice thing about their size and age is that they have an extensive archive of old and rare books, images, and more. Yesterday they announced plans to digitize selections from their image gallery archives and make them available via…

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  • July 8, 2012
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Broad-billed Parrot Project Gutenberg may have long since been surpassed by the Internet Archive and Google Books, but the granddaddy of all digitization programs is still chugging along and uploading more free ebooks. Today they announced that they’d released their 40 thousandth title. (Of course, this does include some duplicates and withdrawn titles so the…

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  • July 3, 2012
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It’s the beginning of the month again, and that means it’s time for the University of Chicago Press. This month the UCP is giving The Moon, Come to Earth, a memoir by Philip Graham. This ebook was originally published in 2009, and it’s built on a series of anecdotes that Graham had written for McSweeney’s…

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  • June 28, 2012
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If you haven’t gotten enough of the news coverage of the launch of Google’s new Android tablet yesterday then I have an ebook you might be interested in. Google posted the user’s guide to the Nexus 7 yesterday. It’s afree download and you can find it in Google Play. The ebook is 84 pages long…

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  • June 23, 2012
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Spambots and other computer generated text is widely considered the bane of the modern web, but that wasn’t always the case. There was a time where when this idea was new and clever, and someone reportedly even used a precursor to today’s spambots to write a book. Back in 1983 a pair of programmer/writers released…

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  • May 30, 2012
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Even though we focus on the complete app marketplace, AppNewser still features free eBooks every week for your reading pleasure. If you want to submit your free eBook, simply email appnewser[at]mediabistro[dot]com to be considered. If you are a self-published eBook author looking for more places to promote your work, we created a long list of…

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  • May 15, 2012
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I have a fun free eBook app for you today. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils is a classic Swedish children’s story which was originally published in 1907 as Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige. The book stars Nils, a naughty boy who redeems himself after being turned into a tomte, or gnome, and having adventures…

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  • April 11, 2012
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This supernatural/historical romance is our free eBook today. Verity Tomlinson, the daughter of the late Earl of Everston’s son and his housekeeper’s sister, feels as if she is neither fish nor fowl. It certainly would not be proper to wed the late earl’s heir and she will not become his mistress. But it is not…

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  • April 10, 2012
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M. R. Mathias penned today’s free eBook, and it’s a short story titled Crimzon & Clover. It isn’t wise to mess with a girl and her dragon, at least not these two. A young dragon, named Crimzariathon, loses his mother to lair raiders and is left to fend for himself. A lucky girl, aptly named…