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What are London's tube travellers e-reading?

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Anna Baddeley asked a dozen commuters what they had on their e-readersThe success of Fifty Shades of Grey let the world in on the e-reader's dirty little secret: its ability to conceal less than respectable reading matter. But are we really only downloading mommy porn and cheap thrillers? I asked...
What are London's tube travellers e-reading?

Ebook Bestsellers Breakdown: Flappers and chaperones

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This weekly feature examines certain ebooks’ paths to bestseller-dom, and highlights bestselling titles that are selling more copies in digital than in print. The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty (Penguin/Riverhead) What it’s about: Silent movie star Louise Brooks, at age 15, is accompanied by 36-year-old Cora Carlisle from Wichita to New York. The...
Ebook Bestsellers Breakdown: Flappers and chaperones
Amazon throws its e-book weight around. Again.

Emerging paid iOS apps: Skylanders Cloud Patrol, Voice Assistant and Civilization Revolution

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Much like last week’s top paid charts, Rovio and Zynga continue to hold the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on iOS. Despite the strength of Angry Birds Space and Draw Something, however, some new apps were able to crack the top 10. Activision’s Skylanders Cloud Patrol makes its chart debut...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Skylanders Cloud Patrol, Voice Assistant and Civilization Revolution

What Most People Did On Facebook In 2012

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Facebook just revealed which topics were discussed most on the social network in 2012. Unsurprisingly, the U.S. election, 50 Shades of Grey, and The Hunger Games were big talking points. You can also check out your personal year-end review to see what you blabbed about most with your friends. Events...
What Most People Did On Facebook In 2012

Did 'Hunger Games' Create A New Digital Marketing Template For Hollywood?

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When a movie opens to nearly $153 million dollars, the studio executives backing it always tend to look like geniuses. But in the case of the Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) marketing department, what they did digitally to stoke buzz for youth-novel adaptation Hunger Games is earning them a particularly large...
Did 'Hunger Games' Create A New Digital Marketing Template For Hollywood?

10 Things The World Was Most Curious About In 2012

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What did people want to learn about the most this year? Wikipedia has gathered data on its most viewed articles of 2012. It has created different lists for each language, but the most popular articles by far are in English. The data shows we care a lot about movies, teenage...
10 Things The World Was Most Curious About In 2012

Amazon Goes Bilingual In The U.S. Kindle Store With Launch Of Spanish ‘Tienda Kindle’

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Amazon has been making some big strides in extending its footprint outside of the U.S. with its Kindle e-readers and Kindle bookstore, but today it took a step to improve how it caters to Spanish speakers closer to home, with the launch of a new section of its U.S. Kindle...
Amazon Goes Bilingual In The U.S. Kindle Store With Launch Of Spanish ‘Tienda Kindle’

Katniss vs. Harry: Hunger Games outsells Harry Potter on Amazon

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It’s happened. Something has outsold the Harry Potter series on Amazon. And that something is Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games series. Heck, even Bill Gates liked it. Amazon announced today that the three-book Hunger Games series following hero Katniss Everdeen’s adventures of survival and derring-do have outsold the seven-book Potter series...
Katniss vs. Harry: Hunger Games outsells Harry Potter on Amazon

R-Patz replacements tipped for Hunger Games 2

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As Robert Pattinson rules himself out of key role in Suzanne Collins's Catching Fire, Armie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch and Garrett Hedlund are the new names in the runningArmie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch and Garrett Hedlund are the names being tipped to take the key role of Finnick Odair in the sequel...
R-Patz replacements tipped for Hunger Games 2
Big e-reader is watching you

Printed book sales' decline slowed in 2012

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Physical book sales fell £74m last year, but contraction of the market slowed despite the recession and rise of ebooksPrint book sales fell by almost £74m last year, reaching a nine-year low - but the decline is less than it was in 2011, and experts believe physical books still "hold...
Printed book sales' decline slowed in 2012

Fifty Shades of Grey thrusts erotica into the mainstream

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Fastest-selling book of the year has publishers rushing to embrace erotic fiction, but is it really liberating women?An erotic novel that started life as fan-fiction has become the fastest-selling book of the year, beating Suzanne Collins, James Patterson and John Grisham to the top of the charts this week and...
Fifty Shades of Grey thrusts erotica into the mainstream

Hunger Games beats Harry Potter to become Amazon's bestselling U.S. series

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Suzanne Collins’ dystopian YA trilogy “The Hunger Games” is Amazon’s bestselling series ever in the United States, the company announced. “The Hunger Games” is published by Scholastic, which reported in July that the trilogy has sold over 50 million copies in the United States. Amazon did not break out how...
Hunger Games beats Harry Potter to become Amazon's bestselling U.S. series

Meet the NYC Company Building Online Games for Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Franchises

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Mr. Glassenberg (LinkedIn) If you’re a mega-fan of The Hunger Games or Mission Impossible, there’s a fair chance you’re also a a fan of Funtactix, a New York-headquartered gaming company that builds social games based on some of Hollywood’s biggest movie franchises. The company works directly with studios–and yes, Suzanne Collins–to develop...
Meet the NYC Company Building Online Games for Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Franchises
'The Hunger Games' tops 'Harry Potter' as Amazon's best selling book series

Netflix nabs exclusive rights for The Hunger Games, available in the UK and Ireland first from March 3

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Netflix has announced today that The Hunger Games will be available to stream exclusively on its service from March 3 in the UK and Ireland, followed by a later release for U.S. customers. The film, which was an international hit last year, features Jennifer Lawrence and is based on the...
Netflix nabs exclusive rights for The Hunger Games, available in the UK and Ireland first from March 3

CW Orders 'Hunger Games'-Style Pilot & New J.J. Abrams Show

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The CW is currently in a pilot-ordering frenzy. The teen-centric network has orded three very interesting new pilots, including one that very reminiscent of Suzanne Collins' "Hunger Games" trilogy. While Katniss Everdeen herself will not be stepping onto the small screen any time soon, the new CW pilot, based off...
CW Orders 'Hunger Games'-Style Pilot & New J.J. Abrams Show
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