Canadian YA author Deborah Ellis writes books about young people who bravely confront dangerous situations and donates her royalties to help them.
The novel ‘Leap’ was written by 29 writers, split between London, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Vancouver, working with more than 10 editors, and published March 1.
Is continuing to group together Commonwealth book rights good business, hopeless inertia, or merely a self-serving tradition?
The Google Books platform for selling e-books has launched in Canada, following the initial launch in the United States and recently in the UK.
Are you attracted to a service such as BookRiff, which allows you to build your own book from a broad range of content? If so, why?
Vancouver-based BookRiff, which launches tomorrow, lets readers to mix and match licensed content into a personalized package — or Riff.
Among the international players, every one is banking on Brazil. Among the English-speakers…let’s just say ‘Oh, Canada!’
According to BookNet Canada, Canadian book sales volume dropped by 10.8% in the first quarter of 2011.
Michael Tamblyn (Vice President, Content, Sales and Merchandising at Kobo) talks with Ed Nawotka about the launch of the new Kobo eReader Touch Edition. The new e-reader was announced on Monday. It features an e-ink touch screen and can hold 1,000 e-books. The device also includes a social reading application called REading life, which tracks and shares your reading stats. …
By Edward Nawotka “I believe there is significant potential for English language e-books on the international markets,” David Steinberger, president and publisher of Perseus Book Group, told us last month during an interview at the Digital Book World publishing conference. “What you have to understand is there has always been demand, even in non-English speaking countries. The publishers have tried …