Mar 27, 2015

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Hey all, it was a bit of a dry week for me, book news wise.  However, I've been able to scrape together some random articles which I found interesting and hope you do to.  So sit down with your favourite ereading device and beverage of choice, I'll be having my usual long black, but those of you who can get it, give the new Lovecraftian beer a try. Innsmouth Olde Ale, enjoy!.




  • New Survey Finds Millennial Readers Clinging to Print
  • Reading on a Tablet is Bad for your Neck
  • All libraries in England to get wi-fi funding
  • EU Proposes Doing Away With Barriers, Launching a EU-Wide Single Digital Market
  • 20 Embarrassing Phrases Even Smart People Misuse
  • 32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language
  • Have You Considered 'Going Digital' With Your Reading?


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New Survey Finds Millennial Readers Clinging to Print


digitalbookworld.com - A new study by Publishing Technology finds U.S. millennials—defined as people currently between the ages of 18 and 34—almost twice as likely to read a print book as an ebook. Read more...




Reading on a Tablet is Bad for your Neck


goodereader.com - Serious readers have turned to tablets to read e-books due to the sheer number of apps that have been developed for Android and iOS. Whether you are downloading content from the library or have a subscription to Scribd or Osyter tablet usage is skyrocketing. Recent research has shown that not only is tablet usage causing Melatonin Suppression, but it is also proven to be bad for your neck. Read more...


All libraries in England to get wi-fi funding


thebookseller.com - The government will provide funding to give wi-fi access to all public libraries across England, chanceller George Osborne revealed yesterday (18th March) is his pre-election budget speech. The budget document said that £7.4m would be provided to fund wi-fi. Read more...




EU Proposes Doing Away With Barriers, Launching a EU-Wide Single Digital Market


Ink, Bits, and Pixels - A new proposal from the European Commission calls for a "Digital Single Market Strategy" which would remove many of the digital and practical trade barriers between EU member nations and combine Europe's piece-meal national markets into a single EU-wide digital market. Read more...



20 Embarrassing Phrases Even Smart People Misuse


inc.com - Even reputable websites have been caught screwing up these idioms, which spell check often doesn't find. When you hear someone using grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? There's no doubt that words are powerful things that can leave a lasting impression on those with whom you interact.  Read more...




32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language


buzzfeed.com - Elegantly illustrated with meanings, Read more...




Finally if you haven't read it yet, this is my latest post:

Have You Considered 'Going Digital' With Your Reading?


Wolfsbook.blogspot.com.au - Do you still read ' real ' books or have you moved across to digital e-books?  While I still love my physical books and proudly display them in every room of my house, most of my reading lately is done with the help of some sort of electronic device. Read more...


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