Saturday, February 9, 2013

Book Buzz [10]

Welcome to our new feature, where we'll talk about the books we've received for review, the books we've borrowed and bought, and books that we learned about from other blogs. We might also sneak in some posts we read that we feel are worth spreading around the blogosphere.


Reaper's Property by Joanna Wylde - from Under the Covers
Scandalous by H. M. Ward - from Goodreads
Cold Spell by Jackson Pearce - from Carina Books "WoW"

Painted Faces by L. H. Casway - gifted from Miss Vain
The Perfect Game by J. Sterling - gifted from Miss Vain (XOXO)
Lost to You by A. L. Jackson - won from Molly McAdams

Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters 
Movie Cast
Rose Hathaway will be played by Zoey Deutch
Dimitri Belikov will be played by Danila Kozlovsky
Lissa Dragomir will be played by Lucy Fry

Apple launches a new section of Indie authors on iBooks named "Breakout Books."   Not every Indie book is featured here, but many that have earned 4 and 5 star reviews can be found.

Amazon Opening a Used Ebook Marketplace?
Amazon was recently awarded a patent to open a marketplace that sells used digital content. 

From the patent:

An electronic marketplace for used digital objects is disclosed. Digital objects including e-books, audio, video, computer applications, etc., purchased from an original vendor by a user are stored in a user's personalized data store. Content in a personalized data store may be accessible to the user via transfer such as moving, streaming, or download. When the user no longer desires to retain the right to access the now-used digital content, the user may move the used digital content to another user's personalized data store when permissible and the used digital content is deleted from the originating user's personalized data store. When a digital object exceeds a threshold number of moves or downloads, the ability to move may be deemed impermissible and suspended or terminated. Additionally or alternatively, a collection of objects may be assembled from individual digital objects stored in the personalized data stores of different users, and moved to a user's personalized data store.


Braine TS said...

Great Amazon news!

Adriana NaNa said...

This an awesome new feature. Keep them coming ;D
Lucky that you got Richelle Mead's new book Gameboard of the Gods. It's a book I want so badly.

The amazon info is pretty cool, will be looking into that. Thanks.

BookStacksOnDeck said...

OMG, that is so exciting about the Vampire Academy movie!!! Yay! I love your blog banner so much! Hope you enjoy all your new reads! <3

Addicted2Heroines said...

You're welcome, Adriana! I'm curious about Amazon's new marketplace too. Can't wait to see how it's all going to be set up.

Thank you, Heather! <3

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