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Pigeonhole.com Offers Subscriptions for Serialized Ebooks

The Pidgeonhole Library

Pigeonhole.com, a young, digital-only publisher in the UK, is commissioning new fiction, refashioning classics, and offering their ebooks via serialization and subscription.

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Bad News for Kindle Unlimited in France?

Fleur Pellerin, French Minister of Culture and Communication (Photo: ActuaLitté)

France is once again putting pressure on Amazon, this time through ebook subscription. Ironically, France’s homegrown subscription services may suffer more.

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Scribd Adds 10,000 Comics and Graphic Novels

Scrivd

Ebook subscription service Scribd has expanded its library to one million titles with the recent addition of more than 10,000 comic books and graphic novels.

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In Colombia, Facebook Partners with 24symbols for Free Books

Justo Hidalgo of 24 Symbols is "ecstatic" about the mission of Internet.org

For the first time, Facebook’s Internet.org app has bundled free ebooks with its services, starting in Colombia with 24symbols.

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Oyster Starts 2015 Off With Two Big Announcements

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Oyster, a book subscription service in the United States, has kicked off 2015 with two major announcements, including offering more than 1 million books.

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Scribd Raises $22 Million to Bolster Ebook Subscription Biz

Trip Adler, CEO of Scribd

With $22 million in new funding, Scribd will boost its ebook subscription business by acquiring new content, and growing internationally.

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UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show!

Tom Weldon

The Bookseller’s Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others.

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A “Critical Moment” for Ebook Subscription Services

24symbols apps

We need innovation, and Kindle Unlimited might not be publishers’ best option, argues 24symbols co-founder, Justo Hidalgo.

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Amazon to Launch “Netflix for Ebooks” Subscription Service

kindle unlimited test page

Amazon will likely introduce an ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, in the near future. Subscribers will have access to over 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks for $9.99 per month.

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Naay: Manuvo’s Library Ebook Platform for Kids

The Naay Box Environment is offered to libraries and other institutions as a place where children can fully immerse themselves in the digital world.

Mexico’s Manuvo has launched a new digitization and library subscription platform for small Spanish-language children’s publishers called Naay.

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