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Humble Bundle Model Tested with eBooks & Charity

Could the Humble Bundle model work for eBooks? Snug Nugget is selling $27.66 in eBooks as a bundle and allowing readers to pay what they want for the set of digital books. In addition, 14 percent of the profits go to charity.

We’ve embedded a book trailer for the bundle above–could it work for more authors? Video game sites like The Humble Bundle have changed the way people buy games for their mobile devices–bundling a few games by independent artists in a single download and allowing gamers to pay what they want for the bundle.

Here’s more from the site: “Snug Nugget donates a portion of every book bundle purchase to Book Aid International. Book Aid International increases access to books and supports literacy, education and development in sub-Saharan Africa. They provided 516,138 new books to over 2,000 libraries last year alone and have sent more than 30 million books to partner libraries since 1954. Books and libraries are a crucial resource in sub-Saharan Africa. They are vital for quality education; they raise literacy levels, provide information and underpin development.”

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.