Posts tagged with " ebook"

Posted at MobileRead

Tuesday, 21/09/2010 ≅23:24 ©brainycat

I wrote a gentle rant at mobileread about DRM.

I don't understand how people can be satisfied by letting a select few people narrow their choices and funnel their money away. We all lose when our rights to fair use are infringed. We all lose when choice is restricted in the marketplace. Regarding ebooks specifically, let the market decide what stories are successful based on the quality of the story and let every reader seamlessly find the material they like, regardless of the means used to (fairly) distribute and read the books.



Book Review: Apexology: Horror

Sunday, 19/09/2010 ≅23:52 ©brainycat

Apexology: Horror by Alethea Kontis My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the third or fourth collection I’ve read from Apex, and while not quite the punch in the gut that Dark Faith is, it’s still a superior collection that I recommend to any fan of dark fiction and horror. This book is marketed [...]



Book Review: Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road

Thursday, 16/09/2010 ≅01:35 ©brainycat

While the topic of this book is grieving, and the format is a travelogue, this is ultimately a book full of hope and an homage to the triumph of the human spirit to dig deeper into itself than anyone could believe possible.



Book Review: Still Broken by AJ Rossmiller

Monday, 16/03/2009 ≅22:39 ©brainycat

Book Review: Still Broken: A Recruit’s Inside Account of Intelligence Failures, from Baghdad to the Pentagon AJ Rossmiller MobiPocket ebook ISBN-10: 0891419144 ISBN-13: 978-0891419143 amazon.com I enjoyed reading this book. I felt it was a small glimmer into a world that I will never be a part of, but affects me everyday. AJ was hired [...]



Review: Mobipocket Reader

Sunday, 15/02/2009 ≅14:53 ©brainycat

I installed the free Mobipocket Reader on my Blackberry 8300/v4.5 a couple of days ago. My first impression was finding books I wanted to read was going to be a real time consuming chore via EDGE, so I went to the mobipocket online bookstore via FireFox. I found several titles I want to read, but [...]