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New Bookshops

Six new bookshops with an emphasis on digital comics.

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11th of January, 2021

Book Review

The Healers' Road and The Healers' Home are two of the most innovative fantasy novels I've read in the last few years.

Libreture

4th of January, 2021

News

Say hello to some design changes and new features. Or, as Nigella calls it: Joojing it up a bit!

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29th of December, 2020

New Bookshops

10 new bookshops and plenty of choice for holiday e-books!

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22nd of December, 2020

New Bookshops

"All I want for Christmas is a character who looks like me." Lantana Publishing now sell e-books.

Libreture

10th of December, 2020

Special Offer

Celebrate Day Against DRM 2020 by storing all your DRM-free e-books, digital comics, RPGs, & magazine in our newly expanded Extra Storage!

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3rd of December, 2020

New Bookshops

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.

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2nd of December, 2020

New Bookshops

The latest addition to our bookshop list is an esoteric entry from Washington DC, USA.

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24th of November, 2020

New Bookshops

A round-up of the latest DRM-free bookshops to join the listing in the last two months.

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13th of November, 2020

Book Review

A lightly written, perfectly formed snapshot of an awkward situation.

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5th of November, 2020

Feature Highlight

A couple of features to help you make the most of your e-books: Favourites & Next 10.

Libreture

19th of October, 2020

Book Review

An Australian horror tale filled with suspense, flawed heroes, bizzarro situations and terrified bravery. And it's funny with it.

Libreture

9th of October, 2020

News

A catch-up on what we're up to, what we have planned, and where we're going.

Libreture

29th of September, 2020

Book Review

Possibly the most appropriate book to read at the present time, given the sabotage of the US Postal Service in 2020.

Libreture

9th of September, 2020

Bundle

The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by David L. Craddock and available to buy today!

Libreture

12th of August, 2020

Book Review

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.

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6th of August, 2020

Bundle

The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by Tenea D. Johnson and available to buy today!

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5th of August, 2020

Book Review

A tale of loss, vengeance, treachery and grief in Dark Ages Britain, written by Ned Hayes and illustrated by Nikki McClure.

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5th of August, 2020

Feature Highlight

Libreture's OPDS feature helps you browse and download your books on a range of compatible devices.

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4th of August, 2020

Bundle

The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and available to buy today!

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1st of July, 2020

Bundle

The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by Rhonda Parrish and available to buy today!

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24th of June, 2020

Bundle

The latest e-book bundle from StoryBundle is curated by Kevin J. Anderson and available today!

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18th of June, 2020

Special Offer

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.

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2nd of March, 2020

Bundle

Bundle of Holding presents bargain-priced, time-limited offers of tabletop roleplaying game rulebooks and RPG-related e-books to the discerning gamer.

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18th of February, 2020

Special Offer

Ylva Publishing is celebrating the month of love with swoon-worthy deals on some of their favourite books!

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14th of February, 2020

Special Offer

With Valentine's Day approaching Rebellion Publishing have decided to give readers and book lovers everywhere the ultimate Valentine's gift... A MEGA-SALE!

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11th of February, 2020

News

A look at the Open Book Project's mission to develop an open hardware e-book reader.

Libreture

31st of October, 2019

News

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.

Libreture

11th of October, 2019

Special Offer

Get ready for this year's International Day Against DRM with a special offer from Libreture.

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4th of October, 2019

Top Ten

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for August, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!

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13th of September, 2019

Interesting Reading

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.

Libreture

12th of September, 2019

Top Ten

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for July, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!

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5th of August, 2019

Top Ten

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for June, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!

Libreture

16th of July, 2019

News

Microsoft closed its e-bookshop this week, but the damage has already been done.

Libreture

4th of July, 2019

Book Review

Necromancers, healing, therianthropy and antiquarian magical libraries ... what more could a fantasy reader want?

Libreture

1st of July, 2019

Top Ten

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for May, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!

Libreture

4th of June, 2019

Book Review

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.

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23rd of May, 2019

Book Review

Thoughtful, precisely written, well-designed and powerful, Johnson’s R/evolution is an epic in a nutshell, a Tardis in a book.

Libreture

19th of May, 2019

Book Review

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.

Libreture

8th of May, 2019

Top Ten

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.

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1st of May, 2019

Book Review

Xiao Xiao and the Dragon Pearl by Joyce Chng has princesses, dragons, swords, assassins and is set in Manchuria during the Qing dynasty period.

Libreture

19th of April, 2019

Interesting Reading

Buying DRM-free e-books, the hows and whys.

Libreture

16th of April, 2019

Top Ten

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for March, 2019. Take a look at where people browse and buy DRM-free e-books.

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10th of April, 2019

Bundle

Take a look at the latest e-book bundle from Humble and Packt Publishing.

Libreture

9th of April, 2019

Interesting Reading

Recent news about Microsoft's e-book closure highlights the need to buy from DRM-free bookshops.

Libreture

5th of April, 2019

Featured Book

The latest featured book is a beautifully-crafted space opera novella that takes us beyond the usual tropes.

Libreture

26th of March, 2019

Special Offer

Get 50% off all new paid plans for 6 months by joining Libreture during Read an E-Book Week.

Libreture

4th of March, 2019

News

Next week is a big week for book lovers, with both Read an E-Book Week and World Book Day.

Libreture

27th of February, 2019

Featured Bookshop

Our latest featured bookshop is the excellently-stocked and subscriber-friendly Weightless Books.

Libreture

1st of February, 2019

News

Finally, we’re seeing the reappearance of e-book retailers who closed due to to EU digital VAT changes.

Libreture

23rd of January, 2019

New Feature

Store comics and graphics-rich titles with Libreture, thanks to support for PDF, CBZ & CBR formats.

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12th of December, 2018

Interesting Reading

How I've gotten along with reading books by women for a year.

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18th of November, 2018

News

After five years, the popular comic book publisher has announced it will no longer sell DRM-free comics.

Libreture

3rd of November, 2018

Featured Bookshop

The latest featured bookshop is Tartarus Press, the small, British independent publisher of literary supernatural/strange/horror fiction.

Libreture

17th of October, 2018

Featured Book

The latest featured book is FIYAH, the magazine of black speculative fiction.

Libreture

24th of September, 2018

Special Offer

International Day Against DRM is about making, organizing, protesting, and taking action to support the demolition of DRM - and Libreture is taking part!

Libreture

18th of September, 2018

News

Libreture is launching a FREE account with 250MB of DRM-free e-book storage.

Libreture

3rd of September, 2018

Comics

A quick look at the issue of file-size in digital comics distribution, storage, and the pricing model.

Libreture

8th of June, 2018

News

Libreture has an updated privacy policy. Learn a bit more and find out why Libreture does things its own way.

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26th of May, 2018

Featured Bookshop

A series featuring great independent e-bookshops, continuing with a look at the Fantasy genre.

Libreture

1st of May, 2018

News

A new design approach for Libreture helps streamline some common processes.

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30th of April, 2018

Interesting Reading

Get reading some great science fiction by women in this read-along with Gemma Todd.

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26th of March, 2018

Featured Bookshop

A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, continuing with a look at Crime.

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10th of March, 2018

Special Offer

Save 50% off a Libreture subscription for 6 months by joining between the 4th and 10th of March, 2018.

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5th of March, 2018

Featured Bookshop

A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, this time it's Science Fiction.

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13th of February, 2018

Featured Bookshop

A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, starting with Romance.

Libreture

3rd of February, 2018

Featured Book

How limiting the range of books you browse can sometimes uncover gems you would ordinarily miss.

Libreture

21st of January, 2018

New Feature

It's now quicker and easier to find a particular book on Libreture, thanks to our new search feature.

Libreture

11th of January, 2018

Interesting Reading

How publishers combine e-books into bundles and boxed sets to increase sales and introduce readers to their series'.

Libreture

5th of December, 2017

Interesting Reading

The women to men author balance in my book collection is rubbish. My plan to fix it.

Libreture

24th of October, 2017

Interesting Reading

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.

Libreture

9th of October, 2017

New Feature

Two new features make it even easier to plan your book-buying, and share your love for a book with others.

Libreture

26th of September, 2017

Special Offer

There are always plenty of accessories and cases for Kindle e-readers. But for other brands, try a Buddle.

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24th of August, 2017

Special Offer

Get 50% off Libreture for 6 months on International Day Against DRM, 9th of July 2017. For a future without Digital Rights Management.

Libreture

2nd of July, 2017

News

O'Reilly Media, the technology publisher, is no longer selling print or e-books direct to customers.

Libreture

29th of June, 2017

Featured Book

Poetic fantasy and amazing worlds by Kai Ashante Wilson.

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7th of June, 2017

Featured Book

Flying ships, demons from the other side, and magical conspiracies by Bradley P. Beaulieu.

Libreture

9th of May, 2017

News

A look at which of the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist are available DRM-free.

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8th of May, 2017

News

Which books from the 2016 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist are available DRM-free? In other words, which ones can I read?

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5th of May, 2017

Featured Book

Ancient magic, a creepy tale within a tale and... fishing, in John Langan's literary horror novel.

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19th of April, 2017

Interesting Reading

A reminder of who benefits from DRM in e-books, and who pays for it.

Libreture

13th of April, 2017

News

The new personal e-book library for hardcore readers is open for business.

Libreture

4th of April, 2017

Book Review

European sci-fi that's as surprising to readers as it seems to have been for its author, Dave Hutchinson.

Libreture

9th of January, 2016

Featured Book

The niche reads that big publishers let pass by and the Japanese period demon hunter drama.

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20th of August, 2015

Featured Book

Re-launching an out-of-print series of e-books can introduce new readers to older works.

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5th of May, 2015

Featured Book

A bookshop, a cover, and a ripping yarn of disguise, deception and misdirection by Rod Duncan.

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30th of April, 2015

Featured Book

L. J. Hutton's novel tells an alternative tale of Guy of Gisborne and Robin Hood.

Libreture

9th of December, 2014

News

Tracking reading habits is one of the more sinister aspects of Digital Rights Management.

Libreture

24th of October, 2014