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Free eBook Apps for Readers

Free Apps And Material for Digital Readers

It’s easy to get lost in the swarm of free reading material available for digital readers and smartphones. Some apps and websites can make it easier to sift through the selections and find what you want to read, but not necessarily pay for. In addition to the more widely known choices here are a few more to check out to find eBooks. Goodreads has an app for the iPhone and iPad that allows users to connect with other readers and share reviews and information. The app has a barcode scanner so you can create a cataloged library of your books…. read more

Gifts For Literary Lovers That Aren’t Books

Gifts For Literary Lovers That Aren’t Books

Buying for book lovers can go both ways, it can are either be easy or difficult. If you know their book collection, both actual books and digital reads by heart and know what they would like to add to it, then it is as simple as finding that item. However, if you aren’t certain what they would really like consider a gift that relates to their favorite genre or beloved novel. This eBook jacket featured on Out of Print Clothing is made from the oldest U.S. bookbindery and is a realistic replica of the cover of the classic novel from… read more

7 Free Environmental eBooks for Kids

7 Free Environmental eBooks for Kids

Keeping kids engaged during downtime can sometimes be a challenge. Reading is great for helping young minds stay busy and actively learning. The following are 7 free environmentally based eReads that are fun and educational. From freekidsbooks.org, these downloadable pdfs are entertaining stories with informative messages. Lumberjack Mack The tale is about a lumberjack that loves his wood cutting job, until he runs out of trees to chop down. Learning an important lesson from the forest animals, he then understands the need to replace his resources. Moonhag and the Monster Monkey This is a short story about the beauty of… read more

Switching To E-Books

ebook reader from Amazon

Millions of books end up as fodder in landfills each year, ranging from torn-up classics, to collegiate textbooks.And while the number of discarded books continues to increase, a solution is available in the form of ebooks. All it takes is a Kindle, Nook, tablet, or smartphone with a reading app to get started. You can download entire libraries of books, usually at a fraction of the cost of a paperback or hardcover version. These ebooks can be read on multiple device platforms, and can even be shared with friends for a two-week period on Amazon, much like a library system…. read more