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Posts Tagged ‘Pat Conroy’

Cyber Monday Deals On eBooks

Today is a good day to get a deal on eBooks. Kobo is offering 50 percent off of many titles today. This includes works from Mazo de la Roche, Emily St. John Mandel, Jill Shalvis and Morley Torgov, among many others.

OpenRoad Media is offering 80 percent off of its entire catalog across the retailers they sell through. This includes titles from Alice Walker, Michael Chabon, Pat Conroy, Heather Graham and Vina Jackson.

All Romance is offering a 50 percent rebate. If you make a purchase from the site today using a credit card or PayPal, you’ll get credit at the store. Here is more from the site about how it works, “Rebates are delivered to your on-line account in the form of eBook Bucks, our in-store currency, after purchase.” If you are looking for a tablet to read these on, check out these Cyber Monday tablet deals. (Via Jane Litte).

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Open Road Releases Pat Conroys ‘The Boo’ As eBook


Open Road Integrated Media is expanding its Pat Conroy ebook collection with the digital release of the author’s 1970 literary debut, The Boo, in North America.

The Boo is the story of a man at a military school who is brought down at the hands of his greatest admirer. The new eBook includes exclusive photos and author bios, and the enhanced version of the eBook includes videos about the book and the author’s life.

The publisher has already put out digital versions of The Prince of Tides, The Lords of Discipline, The Great Santini, and The Water Is Wide.

Open Road is also working with Conroy to develop his book into a feature film or television production with filmmaker Jeffrey Sharp.

Barnes & Noble Launches “More In Store” Lineup

Barnes & Noble announced the November line-up for its “More in Store” and it includes exclusive content from authors Pat Conroy, Cecily von Ziegesar and Frances Mayes.

The program, which gives Nook users access to content that is not published anywhere else for one month, is released throughout the month. On November 7th, this includes The Tiger by Pat Conroy, an essay about writing The Prince of Tides. It also includes There’s a Reason It’s Not Called Thankstaking by Ellen Rogers, an essay about Thanksgiving and motherhood.

On November 14th, the content includes What It Took by Gossip Girl creator Cecily von Ziegesar, about how her college experiences got her to where she is today, along with the Top Five Foodie Destinations in Italy by Frances Mayes author of Under the Tuscan Sun.

On November 21, comes How Not to Look Like a Frump, Tart or Freak by Clinton Kelly and Read Pink! by Eloisa James.

On  November 28, the content includes Being Grateful for the Little Things by Lesley M. M. Blume and The Top Five Questions Parents Ask by John Medina.

Open Road Releases Pat Conroy Books Digitally

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Open Road Integrated Media is releasing various Pat Conroy titles digitally. The Prince of Tides, The Lords of Discipline, The Great Santini and The Water Is Wide will all be released as eBooks in North America as part of Open Road’s Author Branded Program.

The digital releases will come out throughout the month of August beginning today with The Prince of Tides, which costs $7.99.

The Open Road eBook editions include new covers and illustrated biographies of Conroy’s life. Open Road’s marketing department also produced videos featuring Conroy. These will be distributed through Open Road’s online platform as well as syndicated to online content partners.

Each title will also be available as an enhanced eBook in Apple’s iBookstore and as a Kindle AV Edition eBook on the Kindle app. These enhanced editions will include videos and photos.