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Penguin eBooks Are Now Available For Libraries Through OverDrive

Screen Shot 2013-09-25 at 11.42.38 AMPenguin eBooks are now available for purchase through the OverDrive Marketplace. Libraries can purchase Penguin digital books through OverDrive in the U.S. in order to lend them at their libraries.

The service allows libraries to purchase copies that participate in the one copy/one user lending model for a one year term. The Penguin library includes 17,000 titles. Authors include: Tom Clancy, Lee Child, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Ken Follett, Junot Diaz, Khaled Hosseini, Maya Banks, Harlen Coben, and W.E. B. Griffin. Here is more about how it from the OverDrive blog:

Individual public libraries and consortia can shop the Penguin eBook catalog now on the Marketplace homepage (if catalogs are merged), or the ‘Metered Access’ section in OverDrive Marketplace.  You can also search for the content in Advanced Search under Publisher Account: Penguin Group (USA).

Penguin eBooks will be available to libraries outside the U.S. soon.

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Charlaine Harris Joins Kindle Million Club

Charlaine Harris is the fourth author to sell more than one million Kindle books and join what Amazon calls the “Kindle Million Club.”

Harris joins other bestselling authors Stieg Larsson, James Patterson and Nora Roberts, who have also sold more than a million Kindle books.

David Naggar, Vice President, Kindle Content had this statement: “All Charlaine Harris’ books, and in particular her ‘Sookie Stackhouse’ series, are favorites with our Kindle customers, and the great sales of the 11th book in this series, ‘Dead Reckoning,’ have helped push Harris past one million books sold.”

Nora Roberts Sells More Than A Million Kindle Books

Amazon announced today that Nora Roberts is the third author to sell more than 1 million Kindle books.

According to an Amazon press release, as of yesterday, Nora Roberts sold 1,170,539 Kindle books under her name and her pseudonym J.D. Robb.

With this accomplishment, Roberts joins the “Kindle Million Club,” a group of authors who have sold more than a million Kindle books. Scandinavian author Stieg Larsson was the first author to sell a million eBooks through the Kindle store, followed by James Patterson.

Russ Grandinetti, Vice President of Kindle Content, had this statement: “Nora Roberts has been a bestseller at Amazon for 15 years so this accomplishment is no surprise. We’re happy to welcome Nora Roberts to the Kindle Million Club, joining Stieg Larsson and James Patterson.”