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Five books a week? Many of my friends are shocked that I can get through so many. "I wish! I simply don't have the time," many of them say... If you've binge watched even one Netflix series, you've had time to read. If you've been on Facebook scrolling through posts from a month ago, you've had time to read.
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Imagine there being a child who does not have a stack of books in his room, who has not yet had a chance to pick out the stories he wants to share before bed, who doesn't have a favourite book character to pretend to be when playing in the park. Simply because he does not have access to books.
Publishers plan for the Buy For Daddy Effect and release hundreds of new titles in December to entice and confuse people in that last-minute push to find the right book to put under the tree this year. In the genre of Canadian Literary Non-Fiction, the choices are staggering -- but luckily, there is help!
TORONTO - Kobo Inc. says its e-reader customer base grew by 2.5 million in the first quarter despite weak predictions for the digital book industry.The Toronto-based, Japanese-owned e-reader company s...
According to a recent survey, Canadians would pay their moms an average salary of $161,287 a year for all their hard work. When asked what qualities a Mom of the Year should possess, the answers were several -- being loving, compassionate, hard working, fun loving, a mentor, sacrificing and charitable.
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Reading on my smartphone, tablet or e-reader doesn't give me the same thrill as reading an old-fashioned paper book. But why would I stop by the bookstore, or visit the local library, when I can download the latest books in seconds? Does society need paper books any more?
Each week, the Huffington Post Canada's Living team will try out something that has sparked our curiosity, and as long as we live to tell the tale, we'll let you know all about it. Test Drive Subject:...
This app problem is just one skirmish in a long-brewing war between the ebook distributors. Consumers may not realize that ebook distributors have another weapon -- a dirty little secret actually -- to use in their fight: censorship. Yes, censorship.
Sales have soared for erotic literature with the advent of e-readers such as Kobo and Kindle, with one company in British Columbia reaping the benefits. Tina Haveman, who's based in Squamish, B.C., n...
Canadian e-book and e-reader company Kobo has been sold to Japan's Rakuten for $315-million. Kobo, a Toronto technology company which was a one-time subsidiary of Indigo, Canada's largest bookseller...
TORONTO - The Canadian ebook company Kobo is getting into the crowded tablet market and beating a major competitor to the punch.Orders are now being taken for the Kobo Vox, a full-colour seven-inch ta...
Editor's note: Huffington Post Canada's Editor At Large Heather Reisman is Indigo's CEO. Indigo founded Kobo. The battle for the eReader market supremacy is certainly heating up. Yesterday, Canadian...