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  • Harry Potter Books Head To Kindle And Nook After Pottermore Suffers Cruciatus Curse

    Harry Potter Books Head To Kindle And Nook After Pottermore Suffers Cruciatus Curse

    Whether you side with Hufflepuff or Slytherin, it sucked that you could only get Harry Potter ebooks from a special service called Pottermore… until now. The company has is now selling these books for $9 on the Kindle and Nook and for a very interesting reason: the goblins at Gringotts realized Pottermore didn’t have much money left. Harry Potter ebooks have long been part of… Read More

  • Harry Potter Enhanced Books Come To iBooks With Exclusive Animations And Author Notes

    Harry Potter Enhanced Books Come To iBooks With Exclusive Animations And Author Notes

    If you love Harry Potter as much as I do, today’s news will be yet another opportunity to read the seven books all over again. For the first time, Apple is now selling the Harry Potter books directly in the iBooks Store. In addition to that, Apple has worked with J.K. Rowling’s team to produce enhanced editions — you can expect new animated illustrations and exclusive… Read More

  • Oyster Brings The Harry Potter Series To Its Subscription E-Book Service

    Oyster Brings The Harry Potter Series To Its Subscription E-Book Service

    Oyster, which offers unlimited access to more than 1 million e-books for $9.95 a month, just announced it’s adding the Harry Potter series to its library. To do this, it’s partnering with the website Pottermore (which has been getting attention recently for publishing new, Potter-related stories from author J.K. Rowling). Read More

  • Voldemort’s Got Nothing On Jeff Bezos

    Voldemort’s Got Nothing On Jeff Bezos

    E-books. Again. Amazon and the DOJ vs. Apple and “The Big Six.” The future of reading. A breathtakingly stupid David Carr piece in the New York Times, which thankfully someone else took down paragraph-by-paragraph, so I don’t have to. Elsewhere, an awesome quote which I want to cheer with the force of a million choirs of angels: I am completely unmoved by the argument that… Read More

  • Harry Potter And The Great Sideloading Gamble. A ‘Dark Day’ For Publishers?

    Harry Potter And The Great Sideloading Gamble. A ‘Dark Day’ For Publishers?

    A milestone today in the world of publishing, as Pottermore.com, the site dedicated to all digital things Harry Potter, opened for business as the exclusive distributor of Harry Potter e-books and audiobooks. This marks the first time that a major author has ventured forth to offer e-books directly to the public, bypassing publishers’ sites and online bookstores in the process, to… Read More

  • Google’s Getting Harry Potter, But The Kindle Will Too

    Google’s Getting Harry Potter, But The Kindle Will Too

    This morning Google made an announcement of magical significance: the Harry Potter eBooks, which are being released for the first time this October, will be available via its Google Books platform. That sounds like it should be a given, but in the case of Potter it isn’t — author J.K. Rowling is selling the books exclusively through Pottermore, a site that she launched with… Read More