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  • PW Asks: Do Millennials Read E-Books?

    Our big feature this week is about the emerging market of Millennial readers. They're young; they're cool; they were born into a world of omnipotent, hyper-fast technology; their eyes are glued to their phones. But do they read e-books?

  • Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 19, 2015

    The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended July 19, 2015.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: ‘Watchman’ Edges Out ‘Grey'

    Harper Lee’s 'Go Set a Watchman' hit #1 on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list, for the week ended July 20.

  • Entitle Shuts Down

    Despite a name change and efforts to reposition itself, Entitle, launched as an e-book subscription service in 2013, is closing down its operations.

  • Booktrack Attracts $5 Million in Funding

    Booktrack allows publishers to create customizable soundtracks for e-books, adding music and sound effects that can be synchronized to the users' individual pace of reading.

  • S&S Launches Pop Culture Site

    Simon & Schuster imprint Touchstone has created Glommable, a site that will curate content from Internet personalities and authors from across publishing houses.

  • Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 12, 2015

    The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended July 12, 2015.

  • AuthorBee Platform Debuts on Twitter

    AuthorBee allows Twitter users to aggregate, organize and archive related social media content, making it easier to locate subject categories and share a variety of labeled content with other users.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: iBooks Bestsellers: James, Hawkins at the Top

    E.L James’s 'Grey' and Paula Hawkins’s 'The Girl on the Train' took the #1 and #2 spots, respectively, on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the week ended July 13.

  • Authors Guild Slams 'Inadequate' E-book Royalty

    The Authors Guild is asking bestselling authors to push back against the industry's reigning 25% e-book royalty rate "on behalf of all authors, as well as themselves.”

  • iBooks Bestsellers: Paper Towns Rises to #3

    John Green’s 'Paper Towns' ascended to #3 on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the week ended on July 6. E.L. James’s 'Grey' took the top spot on the list.

  • Court Denies Class Action in Author Solutions Case

    In a 30-page written opinion, Cote ruled that the plaintiffs failed to produce evidence to back up their fraud claims.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: Playboy Memoir Hits #2

    'Down the Rabbit Hole,' Holly Madison’s account of her time at the Playboy mansion as Hugh Hefner’s “#1 girlfriend,” came in at #2 on Apple’s bestseller list for the week ended June 22.

  • Scribd Dramatically Reduces Romance List

    High-volume romance readers are "reading Scribd out of house and home," and undermining the e-book subscription service.

  • Apple Loses Appeal, E-book Decision is Affirmed

    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed Judge Denise Cote's 2013 finding that Apple orchestrated a scheme to fix the price of e-books.

  • Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, June 21, 2015

    The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended June 21, 2015.

  • Scribd Acquires Librify

    Librify, an early e-book subscription and social reading service, has been acquired by Scribd, one of the current and most successful e-book subscription services.

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