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Ring in the holidays with "A Charlie Brown Christmas" for tablets

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Ring in the holidays with "A Charlie Brown Christmas" for tablets

Betanews – 2011-11-19

Yesterday I coughed up $6.99 for Loud Crow Interactive's digital pop-up remake of the Charles Schultz holiday classic. "A Charlie Brown Christmas" is available for Android and iOS from the Amazon, Apple and Google mobile apps stores -- for smartphones and tablets. The digital book delights, is more than worth 7 bucks and demonstrates how tablet apps/books should utilize the touchscreen. "A Charlie Brown Christmas" is the must-have addition to any tablet you gift. Tablets top this year's holiday...
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Elf Heads to TV For the Holidays

It may be increasingly common for first-time authors who can’t place their book with a trade house to publish themselves. But it’s pretty rare for a self-published book to sell more than 1.5... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-04

Two Borders' execs resign; B&N's Nook boosts holidays

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc reported strong preliminary holiday results at its superstores, led by the popularity of its Nook e-readers, and shares of the top U.S. bookseller... | Reuters – 2011-01-04

Publishers hope that holidays help turn page on poor book sales

For the book industry, the question for the upcoming holiday shopping season might be whether more people are like Francisco Clough or like Jacqueline Belliveau. Both were browsing recently at a... | The Columbus Dispatch – 2008-11-17

Amazon will hire 50,000 temporary workers for the holidays

Is Amazon’s ambitious hiring a sign of good things to come for the US economy? | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-10-17

Happy Holidays! Here's a Free E-Book of Our Best Stories From 2012

A free ebook of our best work just in time for the holidays. Makes a great gift for wordy nerds! And much cheaper than a Battlestar Galactica box set. | The Atlantic – 2012-12-21

Happy holidays for indie bookstores – but not for Barnes

Barnes & Noble reported disappointing holiday sales numbers while, in contrast, some independent bookstores said they had their best month ever. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-01-04

15 Gift-Worthy Coffee Table Books For The Holidays

NEW YORK (AP) — The holidays bring out the inner-coffee table book obsessive in gift buyers. They're easy, weighty and satisfying to give. You've done your job with your pricey treat. A few to... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-19

Amazon now allows you to gift Prime, just in time for the holidays

If you're still looking for gift ideas for that special someone, Amazon is looking to lend a hand. The online retailer has announced that customers can now give a $79 one-year membership to Prime.... | Engadget – 2013-11-22

Random House's Grinch campaign encourages children to do selfless deeds over the holidays

The Grinch campaign, also known as the 'Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes,' encourages children to do good deeds in exchange for book donations. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-30

A Spirited Bread Pudding for the Holidays

A Christmas Eve dessert from Ree Drummond's The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-12-16

Microsoft pulls Surface update; fix delayed until 'after the holidays'

Microsoft said Friday that it has pulled a faulty update to its Surface Pro 2 tablet, and won’t have a fix ready until “after the holidays.” In November, Microsoft released an update to the... | PC World – 2013-12-19

Hot for the Holidays

The Rainbow Loom—a loom for weaving jewelry and other objects out of colorful rubber bands that has become one of the hottest toys this holiday season—has been a boon to children’s publishers... | Publishers Weekly – 2013-12-20

Happy Holidays! Here's an E-Book About a 3D-Printed Sad Keanu

Sad Keanu's Excellent 3D Adventures, an e-book gift from us to you     | The Atlantic – 2013-12-23

Happy Holidays From Digiday

Digiday is taking a break from publishing over the holidays. We'll highlight some of our best stories. We'll be back on January 2. Have a happy holidays from all of us here -- and thanks for reading... | Digiday – 2013-12-23

The Holidays Are Here—and Booksellers Are Ready!

With Indies First, Shop Small, and Thanks for Shopping Indie, independent bookstores could get off to a strong start. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-11-27

Happy Holidays

Our December 23 newsletter was the final issue of PW Daily for 2011. We hope all of our subscribers enjoy the holiday break and come back ready for what promises to be another exciting and... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-23

Holidays of Hope: Books for Passover and Easter

Stories and traditions are repeated from season to season and become part of holiday celebrations themselves. This year, new books for the most joyful holidays in Judaism and Christianity offer fresh... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-25

Random House Offers 2-Day Transit for the Holidays

For the third year in a row, Random House (but not its Penguin side, because the warehouses aren't integrated yet) will provide express shipping, starting November 1. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-30

The Surprising Book Tumblr's CEO Will Gift for the Holidays

Tumblr CEO David Karp offered two Christmas gift suggestions. | ABC News – 2014-12-04

Indie Optimism High for the Holidays

Despite an abbreviated selling season of only 27 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas (2012 had a 32-day season, the longest possible), most booksellers contacted by PW were buoyed by good sales... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-05

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