Posts Tagged ‘kindle books’

eReaders: Misplaced Sentimentality

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

We don’t like change. Despite the advancements and technological progression, the response to eReaders has been lukewarm. I have to admit that I myself am among the unreformed, and this has led me to question why I hang on to a sentimentality that I certainly never felt when I parted with my camera film, CDs or VHS. What is it about books that we are so afraid of losing: the backache from carrying them, the paper cuts, the smell? After all, it is not the words; the actual life affirming, earth-shattering literature that is changing- just the format. (more…) more»

99 Cents

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

The digital revolution demolished gatekeepers, democratised writing, gave the little guy a foot-up. But with the smooth comes the rough, or something, and here’s one of the most damaging things to emerge from the whole, wonderful mess: the 99¢ eBook. (more…) more»

The Kindle Trial Challenge

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Kindle, love it or hate it, the world’s shouting about it. We prefer strong feelings here at Honest, standing on the edge of a cliff with the gust smashing against our backs. But enough of the cheap metaphors. We’ve got an offer for you, dear readers. Purchase one of our Kindle eBooks, read it, and if you don’t like it we’ll give you your money back (via Paypal). (more…) more»

Homegirl! Now on Kindle

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Just a quick PSA to say: Homegirl!, Ryder Collins’ gutsy, whip-smart debut novel, is now available on Kindle at these places: (more…) more»

The Sickness

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Bestsellers make money. They do. And they get written about. Take John Locke. And money is great because you can get stuff and live. But to me, bestselling books are a sick marketing exercise, nothing less than playing on the fantasies of the masses. (more…) more»

Buy Our Kindle Books for Under £1/$2!

Monday, March 21st, 2011

We believe in our books and we know that you’ll love reading them. In fact, our belief is so deep that for two weeks only we’re offering you the opportunity to buy and download Kindle versions of our books for under £1 or $2. (more…) more»