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Here are the latest posts about Amazon on Writers Write:

  • Amazon Launches Amazon Charts Most Read and Most Sold Lists (2017-05-29): Amazon has announced its Amazon Charts bestselling books list. It includes fiction and nonfiction books.

  • Apple Distributes Settlement Money to Ebook Customers (2016-06-21): Ebook customers will see a credit in their Amazon, BN, Apple or Kobo accounts today. The credit is Apple's portion of the settlement in the ebook price fixing case.

  • Barnes & Noble Opening Digital Experience Bookstore (2016-02-24): Barnes & Noble announced it is opening a new kind of bookstore with a full digital experience. The store will open sometime in 2016.

  • Amazon to Launch Hundreds of Physical Bookstores (2016-02-02): Amazon is plan to launch hundreds of real bricks-and-mortar bookstores. There could be as many as 400 of them.

  • Amazon's New Poetry Contest Offers $5,000 Cash Prize and Publishing Contract (2015-11-05): Amazon's Little A literary imprint is launching a poetry contest to discover emerging poets. Judges are Jericho Brown, Cornelius Eady and Kimiko Hahn.

  • Book Reviewer Harriet Klausner Dead at 63 (2015-10-26): Prolific book reviewer Harriet Klausner has died at the age of 63. The former librarian is's #1 Reviewer in its Hall of Fame from the early Web.

  • Amazon Committing $10 Million to Grow Literary Translation Imprint AmazonCrossing (2015-10-13): AmazonCrossing is looking for books and translators to expand its line of foreign books to offer to American readers. It is seeking books in several genres.

  • Macmillan Reaches Ebook Deal With Amazon (2014-12-23): Macmillan CEO John Sargent announced a new, multiyear deal for print and ebooks with He wrote to authors explaining how the ebook lawsuit settlement will affect pricing

  • Amazon Reports Big Kindle Sales Over Black Friday (2014-12-01): Amazon reports that its Kindle ebook reader and its Kindle Fire tablets have sold significantly more units than last year.

  • Amazon and Hachette Bury the Hatchet (2014-11-13): Amazon and Hachette have reached a deal. Hachette authors' books are shipping on time again. But Douglas Preston still isn't happy.

  • Douglas Preston Drags Feds Into Amazon Hachette Fight (2014-09-25): Douglas Preston continues his war against He's asked the Justice Dept to investigate Amazon for antritrust violations. Could it actually hurt book publishers?

  • Amazon Explains Its Theories of Ebook Pricing and Author Royalties (2014-08-01): explains its theories about ebook pricing, its battle with Hachette and calls for increase on author royalties for ebooks.

  • Stephen Colbert Declares War on (2014-06-05): Stephen Colbert declares war on and refers to founder Jeff Bezos as Lord Bezomort for delaying shipment of Colbert's books due to fight with Hachette.

  • Authors Caught in the Crossfire of Hachette - Amazon War (2014-05-24): Hachette authors are caught in the crossfire as the war between Amazon and Hachette heats up.

  • Hachette Accuses Amazon of Deliberately Delaying Shipments for Some of Its Books (2014-05-09): Hachette is accusing Amazon of delaying shipments for some of its books. Some books are getting delays of two to three weeks despite Hachette supplying Amazon with books.

  • Amazon Offers Twitter Shopping With Amazon Cart Feature (2014-05-05): Amazon is offeirng shopping on Twitter with its new Amazon Cart feature. The feature uses the #AmazonCart hashtag.

  • Amazon and HBO Announce Multi-Year Deal (2014-04-23): Amazon and HBO have announced a multi-year content deal. HBO Go will also be available on Fire TV by the end of this year.

  • Amazon to Acquire ComiXology (2014-04-10): Amazon has announced plans to acquire ComiXology, a cloud-based digital comics platform.

  • Michael Connelly's Bosch Pilot Picked up for Full Season by Amazon Studios (2014-04-02): Amazon Studios has given a full season order for Bosch, which is based on Michael Connelly's bestselling Harry Bosch series. Titus Welliver plays Detective Bosch.

  • Amazon Issues Credits in Connection With Ebook Price Fixing Settlement (2014-03-26): Amazon has issued credits to customers in connection with the ebook price fixing case in which the publishers settled with the Department of Justice.