Ruth Rendell

Over the weekend British crime writer Ruth Rendell died at the age of 85.You can read an obituary from The Telegraph here. Ruth Rendell wrote more than 60 novels with her best-known creation being Inspector Wexford.  She has been credited with bringing a social and psychological dimension to crime fiction. Ebooks and eAudiobooks by Ruth…
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Addtional eBooks Always Available

Additional eBooks,outside your Overdrive quota are always available from the Overdrive site via Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitise and archive cultural works, to encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks.  It was founded in 1971 by Michael S Hart and is the oldest digital library. Most of the items in its…
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eReader news

What’s happening with the SONY eReader? The news is that SONY will be closing its North American eBook business and not selling its eBook readers on the North American market. But don’t panic yet - SONY will still be selling eReaders in Australia. It’s an excellent product and works perfectly with our Bolinda and Overdrive…
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Don’t worry Your Majesty…

The Queen shared her grandmotherly concerns that children may desert books for technology during a recent ceremony at Buckingham Palace where she presented author Joanne Harris with an MBE for services to literature.  After the ceremony Harris explained that the Queen "asked me what I thought about eBooks and computer games and said that she…
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