It's weird reading for business as well as pleasure, but here are some of the books I've discovered, and fallen in love with so far in 2021. From January to March.
4th of July, 2021
Promoting Libreture sometimes feels like walking a tightrope of language, and it's all because of how ebooks are used and abused.
28th of March, 2021
There are already loads of Goodreads alternatives out there. They're all doing different things, which means you now have 'choice'!
22nd of March, 2021
Giving readers more choice of where to record their libraries, whether ebooks or print, will increase competition and raise the bar for what readers expect to get for their money and time.
24th of January, 2021
Are you a fan of the Lupin series on Netflix? Read the original Arsène Lupin books by Maurice Leblanc.
20th of January, 2021
Six new bookshops with an emphasis on digital comics.
11th of January, 2021
The Healers' Road and The Healers' Home are two of the most innovative fantasy novels I've read in the last few years.
4th of January, 2021
Say hello to some design changes and new features. Or, as Nigella calls it: Joojing it up a bit!
29th of December, 2020
10 new bookshops and plenty of choice for holiday e-books!
22nd of December, 2020
"All I want for Christmas is a character who looks like me." Lantana Publishing now sell e-books.
10th of December, 2020
Celebrate Day Against DRM 2020 by storing all your DRM-free e-books, digital comics, RPGs, & magazine in our newly expanded Extra Storage!
3rd of December, 2020
The latest additions to the DRM-free bookshop list include climate change and environmental justice titles, along with urban fantasies full of unlikeable female characters.
2nd of December, 2020
The latest addition to our bookshop list is an esoteric entry from Washington DC, USA.
24th of November, 2020
A round-up of the latest DRM-free bookshops to join the listing in the last two months.
13th of November, 2020
A lightly written, perfectly formed snapshot of an awkward situation.
5th of November, 2020
A couple of features to help you make the most of your e-books: Favourites & Next 10.
19th of October, 2020
An Australian horror tale filled with suspense, flawed heroes, bizzarro situations and terrified bravery. And it's funny with it.
9th of October, 2020
A catch-up on what we're up to, what we have planned, and where we're going.
29th of September, 2020
Possibly the most appropriate book to read at the present time, given the sabotage of the US Postal Service in 2020.
9th of September, 2020
The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by David L. Craddock and available to buy today!
12th of August, 2020
An intriguing speculative novel about the social aftermath of a viral epidemic, told from the points of view of three intertwined characters, none of whom meet.
6th of August, 2020
The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by Tenea D. Johnson and available to buy today!
5th of August, 2020
A tale of loss, vengeance, treachery and grief in Dark Ages Britain, written by Ned Hayes and illustrated by Nikki McClure.
5th of August, 2020
Libreture's OPDS feature helps you browse and download your books on a range of compatible devices.
4th of August, 2020
The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and available to buy today!
1st of July, 2020
The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by Rhonda Parrish and available to buy today!
24th of June, 2020
The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by Kevin J. Anderson and available today!
18th of June, 2020
It's time to save on all those e-books you have in your Smashwords wishlist. Discover over 45,000 discounted e-books from thousands of authors and publishers before these incredible deals disappear.
2nd of March, 2020
Bundle of Holding presents bargain-priced, time-limited offers of tabletop roleplaying game rulebooks and RPG-related e-books to the discerning gamer.
18th of February, 2020
Ylva Publishing is celebrating the month of love with swoon-worthy deals on some of their favourite books!
14th of February, 2020
With Valentine's Day approaching Rebellion Publishing have decided to give readers and book lovers everywhere the ultimate Valentine's gift... A MEGA-SALE!
11th of February, 2020
A look at the Open Book Project's mission to develop an open hardware e-book reader.
31st of October, 2019
Thinking of buying e-books from independent online bookshops? Not sure what to do with them once you've bought them? The Epubizer is here to help.
11th of October, 2019
Get ready for this year's International Day Against DRM with a special offer from Libreture.
4th of October, 2019
The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for August, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!
13th of September, 2019
A promise of being able to speed read over 1,000 words a minute while retaining full comprehension swings around every so often. But let's take our time.
12th of September, 2019
The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for July, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!
5th of August, 2019
The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for June, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!
16th of July, 2019
Microsoft closed its e-bookshop this week, but the damage has already been done.
4th of July, 2019
Necromancers, healing, therianthropy and antiquarian magical libraries ... what more could a fantasy reader want?
1st of July, 2019
The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for May, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!
4th of June, 2019
Evolution by Tenea D. Johnson provides dull pain as humans destroy themselves over and over, the same modern pressures we already know, but ramped up to an extreme position.
23rd of May, 2019
Thoughtful, precisely written, well-designed and powerful, Johnson’s R/evolution is an epic in a nutshell, a Tardis in a book.
19th of May, 2019
The Fury of Blacky Jaguar by Angel Luis Colón is a frenetic, nose-busting, Glock-toting misadventure, a kind of noir-with-a-vengeance novella where the bad guys aren't as bad as the badder guys, and the femmes are more nicotine-stained than fatale.
8th of May, 2019
The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for April, 2019. Take a look at where people browse and buy their DRM-free e-books.
1st of May, 2019
Xiao Xiao and the Dragon Pearl by Joyce Chng has princesses, dragons, swords, assassins and is set in Manchuria during the Qing dynasty period.
19th of April, 2019
Buying DRM-free e-books, the hows and whys.
16th of April, 2019
The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for March, 2019. Take a look at where people browse and buy DRM-free e-books.
10th of April, 2019
Take a look at the latest e-book bundle from Humble and Packt Publishing.
9th of April, 2019
Recent news about Microsoft's e-book closure highlights the need to buy from DRM-free bookshops.
5th of April, 2019
The latest featured book is a beautifully-crafted space opera novella that takes us beyond the usual tropes.
26th of March, 2019
Get 50% off all new paid plans for 6 months by joining Libreture during Read an E-Book Week.
4th of March, 2019
Next week is a big week for book lovers, with both Read an E-Book Week and World Book Day.
27th of February, 2019
Our latest featured bookshop is the excellently-stocked and subscriber-friendly Weightless Books.
1st of February, 2019
Finally, we’re seeing the reappearance of e-book retailers who closed due to to EU digital VAT changes.
23rd of January, 2019
Store comics and graphics-rich titles with Libreture, thanks to support for PDF, CBZ & CBR formats.
12th of December, 2018
How I've gotten along with reading books by women for a year.
18th of November, 2018
After five years, the popular comic book publisher has announced it will no longer sell DRM-free comics.
3rd of November, 2018
The latest featured bookshop is Tartarus Press, the small, British independent publisher of literary supernatural/strange/horror fiction.
17th of October, 2018
The latest featured book is FIYAH, the magazine of black speculative fiction.
24th of September, 2018
International Day Against DRM is about making, organizing, protesting, and taking action to support the demolition of DRM - and Libreture is taking part!
18th of September, 2018
Libreture is launching a FREE account with 250MB of DRM-free e-book storage.
3rd of September, 2018
A quick look at the issue of file-size in digital comics distribution, storage, and the pricing model.
8th of June, 2018
26th of May, 2018
A series featuring great independent e-bookshops, continuing with a look at the Fantasy genre.
1st of May, 2018
A new design approach for Libreture helps streamline some common processes.
30th of April, 2018
Get reading some great science fiction by women in this read-along with Gemma Todd.
26th of March, 2018
A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, continuing with a look at Crime.
10th of March, 2018
Save 50% off a Libreture subscription for 6 months by joining between the 4th and 10th of March, 2018.
5th of March, 2018
A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, this time it's Science Fiction.
13th of February, 2018
A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, starting with Romance.
3rd of February, 2018
How limiting the range of books you browse can sometimes uncover gems you would ordinarily miss.
21st of January, 2018
It's now quicker and easier to find a particular book on Libreture, thanks to our new search feature.
11th of January, 2018
How publishers combine e-books into bundles and boxed sets to increase sales and introduce readers to their series'.
5th of December, 2017
The women to men author balance in my book collection is rubbish. My plan to fix it.
24th of October, 2017
A brief post on why the publishing industry won't get anywhere with technology unless it addresses its own lack of knowledge in the field.
9th of October, 2017
Two new features make it even easier to plan your book-buying, and share your love for a book with others.
26th of September, 2017
There are always plenty of accessories and cases for Kindle e-readers. But for other brands, try a Buddle.
24th of August, 2017
Get 50% off Libreture for 6 months on International Day Against DRM, 9th of July 2017. For a future without Digital Rights Management.
2nd of July, 2017
O'Reilly Media, the technology publisher, is no longer selling print or e-books direct to customers.
29th of June, 2017
Poetic fantasy and amazing worlds by Kai Ashante Wilson.
7th of June, 2017
Flying ships, demons from the other side, and magical conspiracies by Bradley P. Beaulieu.
9th of May, 2017
A look at which of the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist are available DRM-free.
8th of May, 2017
Which books from the 2016 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist are available DRM-free? In other words, which ones can I read?
5th of May, 2017
Ancient magic, a creepy tale within a tale and... fishing, in John Langan's literary horror novel.
19th of April, 2017
A reminder of who benefits from DRM in e-books, and who pays for it.
13th of April, 2017
The new personal e-book library for hardcore readers is open for business.
4th of April, 2017
European sci-fi that's as surprising to readers as it seems to have been for its author, Dave Hutchinson.
9th of January, 2016
The niche reads that big publishers let pass by and the Japanese period demon hunter drama.
20th of August, 2015
Re-launching an out-of-print series of e-books can introduce new readers to older works.
5th of May, 2015
A bookshop, a cover, and a ripping yarn of disguise, deception and misdirection by Rod Duncan.
30th of April, 2015
L. J. Hutton's novel tells an alternative tale of Guy of Gisborne and Robin Hood.
9th of December, 2014
Tracking reading habits is one of the more sinister aspects of Digital Rights Management.
24th of October, 2014