Gumroad currently offers 35,000 ebooks and digital comics in addition to 8,000 movies and 15,000 music products… THE lost works of Scottish authors including James Hogg, Neil Munro and Robert Louis Stevenson are being resurrected by the company behind e-books for the biggest names in contemporary publishing. has partnered with The Bookseller on a new preview section for self-published authors in the UK named ‘The Bookseller’s Independent Author Previews.’ NOOK Press will sponsor the new section and will be the exclusive source of self-published titles for preview consideration through April 2015. Each month, beginning in October, The Bookseller will select approximately 10 NOOK Press titles to feature on the new section.
September 2014 Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited — a Netflix-for-books — in the UK Amazon is launching its Kindle Unlimited ebooks subscription service in the UK, following its US debut in July. The titles are offered through Pro Quest ebook companies ebrary and EBL. Changes in ebook production and conversion technologies are opening up new opportunities when it comes to digital content. Pro Quest Ebooks has partnered with O’Mahony’s, Irish booksellers and library suppliers, to deliver key content from leading publishers to institutions across Ireland and the UK. This new partnership will enable O’Mahony’s customers to purchase over 600,000 ebook titles, which can be chosen title-by-title and then owned outright by the library.