THE EREADING BLOG

30

December

2016

By: Richard Starr

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Eread Technologies, Inc. and Stores Pacific, LLC – The Perfect Match

The past seven months have been very, very busy.  As a result, I haven't created any recent blog entries, and this one is longer than most.  However, it contains important information about the future of Ereading.com®.  We hope you’ll find it informative and even a bit exciting!

The State of the Online Book Industry

I haven’t had much to say about this subject, since the industry has tracked much as I predicted it would back in 2010.  Ebook-only stores have continued to fail, with BooksOnBoard.com and AllRomanceeBooks.com being two prime examples of this trend.  I should probably add that there is likely much...

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21

March

2016

By: Erin Bower

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New Kolchak and Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. Team-Up from Kevin J. Anderson & Richard Dean Starr!

KolchakShambleMA bit of exciting new from one of our co-founders...

Moonstone Books is proud to make available for pre-order the new comic book team-up of Kolchak: The Night Stalker and Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I., co-written by New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson and Zorro and Hellboy author Richard Dean Starr.

This thrilling, special event comic book is being released in two editions: a trade comic and a special, limited edition hardcover. The collectible hardback volume will include not only the full comic book written by Kevin J. Anderson and Richard Dean Starr, but an all-new Dan Shamble prose story by Kevin J. Anderson and an all-new Kolchak prose story by Richard Dean Starr as well!

Both the trade comic book and the special, limited hardcover edition are now available for sale on MoonstoneBooks.com!

Get one edition (or collect them all!)...

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03

November

2015

By: Richard Starr

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Amazon Opens Pointless Physical Bookstore in Seattle…But Why?

LOGO-1-AmazonThe Seattle Times, and many other outlets, are reporting that Amazon is opening the company’s first-ever brick-and-mortar bookstore in Seattle.  But why? There are a few reasons, some fairly certain, others not so much.

The main reason, if you believe the news, is that they are using the Seattle location to test the validity of their market data in real-world conditions.  This is not mere speculation; they have proudly announced that the stores will utilize geo-centric purchasing data from Amazon.com to drive inventory stocking in the Seattle location.

The second reason is purely speculative.  And it’s not solely because of the company’s limitless thirst for market domination, although that's very likely a factor.  No, it’s probably because...

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09

March

2015

By: Richard Starr

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Statistics About the Staying Power of Print and the Growth of Ebooks

LOGO-Digital Book WorldThis article by blogger Dana Beth Weinberg at Digital Book World provides some interesting insight into the continued presence of a viable print book market and the growth of ebooks.

We have been aware of these kinds of statistics for some time. We predicted five years ago, when ebooks were growing at a relatively insane rate, that most bookstore who relied only on ebooks to stay afloat would likely sink as the market reached various saturation levels.  As it turned out, many did, from the independent Diesel Books to the corporate-owned Sony ebook store and quite a few others. 

That's why Eread Technologies, Inc. and Ereading.com® will offer over 19 million new and used print books as part of our extensive...

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