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Not sure if it's you, your internet connection, or the site itself? Storing your ebooks is a big technical undertaking, and keeping you informed of any issues with that is essential.

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Dev Update

5th of August, 2022

This week, we successfully moved Libreture from our old hosting company to our new one. And updated a few things on the way.

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Dev Update

15th of July, 2022

What's going on with the ebook alternative to Goodreads.

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Dev Update

27th of June, 2022

The types of ebook files you can add to your Amazon library with Send-to-Kindle are changing. Learn what Amazon's update really means, and what you can do to continue enjoying your ebooks.

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News

6th of May, 2022

Independently published reviews and ratings are essential to a healthy book industry, but there are a few hurdles to clear first.

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New Feature

21st of April, 2022

Descended from powerful magic-users, but ignorant of her heritage, young Alfreda Sorensson learns magic and wisdom from her extended family in an alternate early 1800s Michigan Territory.

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DRM-free Find

28th of March, 2022

Alternatives for comic readers and creators after Amazon’s recent changes to Comixology.

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Comics

10th of March, 2022

DRM-free Find returns with a stunning 11th Century historical fiction novel by Virginia Crow, that teases at the edges of your mind, then blows it away at the end.

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DRM-free Find

26th of October, 2021

Most e-readers can open ebooks from other bookshops. You're not stuck with the big monopolies.

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Feature Highlight

9th of October, 2021

A promise of being able to speed read over 1,000 words a minute while retaining full comprehension swings around every so often. But let's take our time.

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Interesting Reading

24th of August, 2021

Black ‘47 is essentially a genre western transposed over the top of the Great Starvation in Ireland in 1847, and as with everything, the Devil is in the details.

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Further Reading

17th of August, 2021

Here are the books I've discovered, and fallen in love with so far in 2021. From January to March.

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Featured Book

4th of July, 2021

There are already loads of Goodreads alternatives out there. They're all doing different things, which means you now have 'choice'!

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List

22nd of March, 2021

Giving readers more choice of where to record their libraries, whether ebooks or print, will increase competition and raise the bar for what readers expect to get for their money and time.

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News

24th of January, 2021

Read the original Arsène Lupin books by Maurice Leblanc. All available DRM-free and free of charge!

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Further Reading

20th of January, 2021

Six new bookshops with an emphasis on digital comics.

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New Bookshops

11th of January, 2021

The Healers' Road and The Healers' Home are two of the most innovative fantasy novels I've read in the last few years.

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DRM-free Find

4th of January, 2021

Say hello to some design changes and new features. Or, as Nigella calls it: Joojing it up a bit!

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News

29th of December, 2020

10 new bookshops and plenty of choice for holiday e-books!

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New Bookshops

22nd of December, 2020

"All I want for Christmas is a character who looks like me." Lantana Publishing now sell e-books.

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New Bookshops

10th of December, 2020

Celebrate Day Against DRM 2020 by storing all your DRM-free e-books, digital comics, RPGs, & magazine in our newly expanded Extra Storage!

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Special Offer

3rd of December, 2020

The latest additions to the DRM-free bookshop list include climate change and environmental justice titles, along with urban fantasies full of unlikeable female characters.

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New Bookshops

2nd of December, 2020

The latest addition to our bookshop list is an esoteric entry from Washington DC, USA.

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New Bookshops

24th of November, 2020

A round-up of the latest DRM-free bookshops to join the listing in the last two months.

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New Bookshops

13th of November, 2020

A lightly written, perfectly formed snapshot of an awkward situation.

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Book Review

5th of November, 2020

Make the most of your ebooks with Libreture’s Favourites & Next 10.

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Feature Highlight

19th of October, 2020

An Australian horror tale filled with suspense, flawed heroes, bizzarro situations and terrified bravery. And it's funny with it.

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Book Review

9th of October, 2020

Possibly the most appropriate book to read at the present time, given the sabotage of the US Postal Service in 2020.

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Book Review

9th of September, 2020

An intriguing speculative novel about the social aftermath of a viral epidemic, told from the points of view of three intertwined characters, none of whom meet.

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Book Review

6th of August, 2020

A tale of loss, vengeance, treachery and grief in Dark Ages Britain, written by Ned Hayes and illustrated by Nikki McClure.

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DRM-free Find

5th of August, 2020

Libreture's OPDS feature helps you browse and download your ebooks on a range of compatible devices.

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Feature Highlight

4th of August, 2020

It's time to save on all those e-books you have in your Smashwords wishlist. Discover over 45,000 discounted e-books from thousands of authors and publishers before these incredible deals disappear.

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Special Offer

2nd of March, 2020

Bundle of Holding presents bargain-priced, time-limited offers of tabletop roleplaying game rulebooks and RPG-related e-books to the discerning gamer.

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Bundle

18th of February, 2020

A look at the Open Book Project's mission to develop an open hardware ebook reader.

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News

31st of October, 2019

Thinking of buying ebooks from independent online bookshops? Not sure what to do with them once you've bought them? The Epubizer is here to help.

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News

11th of October, 2019

Get ready for this year's International Day Against DRM with a special offer from Libreture.

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Special Offer

4th of October, 2019

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for August, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!

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Top Ten

13th of September, 2019

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for July, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!

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Top Ten

5th of August, 2019

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for June, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!

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Top Ten

16th of July, 2019

Microsoft closed its e-bookshop this week, but the damage has already been done.

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News

4th of July, 2019

Necromancers, healing, therianthropy and antiquarian magical libraries ... what more could a fantasy reader want?

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Book Review

1st of July, 2019

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for May, 2019. Find your next favourite e-book!

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Top Ten

4th of June, 2019

Evolution by Tenea D. Johnson provides dull pain as humans destroy themselves over and over, the same modern pressures we already know, but ramped up to an extreme position.

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Book Review

23rd of May, 2019

Thoughtful, precisely written, well-designed and powerful, Johnson’s R/evolution is an epic in a nutshell, a Tardis in a book.

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Book Review

19th of May, 2019

The Fury of Blacky Jaguar by Angel Luis Colón is a frenetic, nose-busting, Glock-toting misadventure, a kind of noir-with-a-vengeance novella where the bad guys aren't as bad as the badder guys, and the femmes are more nicotine-stained than fatale.

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Book Review

8th of May, 2019

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for April, 2019. Take a look at where people browse and buy their DRM-free e-books.

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Top Ten

1st of May, 2019

Xiao Xiao and the Dragon Pearl by Joyce Chng has princesses, dragons, swords, assassins and is set in Manchuria during the Qing dynasty period.

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Book Review

19th of April, 2019

Buying DRM-free e-books, the hows and whys.

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Interesting Reading

16th of April, 2019

The top ten most popular bookshops on Libreture for March, 2019. Take a look at where people browse and buy DRM-free e-books.

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Top Ten

10th of April, 2019

Recent news about Microsoft's e-book closure highlights the need to buy from DRM-free bookshops.

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Interesting Reading

5th of April, 2019

The latest featured book is a beautifully-crafted space opera novella that takes us beyond the usual tropes.

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Featured Book

26th of March, 2019

Get 50% off all new paid plans for 6 months by joining Libreture during Read an E-Book Week.

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Special Offer

4th of March, 2019

Next week is a big week for book lovers, with both Read an E-Book Week and World Book Day.

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News

27th of February, 2019

Our latest featured bookshop is the excellently-stocked and subscriber-friendly Weightless Books.

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Featured Bookshop

1st of February, 2019

Finally, we’re seeing the reappearance of e-book retailers who closed due to to EU digital VAT changes.

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News

23rd of January, 2019

Store comics and graphics-rich titles with Libreture, thanks to support for PDF, CBZ & CBR formats.

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New Feature

12th of December, 2018

How I've gotten along with reading books by women for a year.

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Interesting Reading

18th of November, 2018

After five years, the popular comic book publisher has announced it will no longer sell DRM-free comics.

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News

3rd of November, 2018

The latest featured bookshop is Tartarus Press, the small, British independent publisher of literary supernatural/strange/horror fiction.

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Featured Bookshop

17th of October, 2018

The latest featured book is FIYAH, the magazine of black speculative fiction.

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Featured Book

24th of September, 2018

International Day Against DRM is about making, organizing, protesting, and taking action to support the demolition of DRM - and Libreture is taking part!

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Special Offer

18th of September, 2018

Libreture is launching a FREE account with 250MB of DRM-free e-book storage.

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News

3rd of September, 2018

A quick look at the issue of file-size in digital comics distribution and how it affects readers’ storage of their comics (and how Libreture can help)

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Comics

8th of June, 2018

Libreture has an updated privacy policy. Learn a bit more and find out why Libreture does things its own way.

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News

26th of May, 2018

A series featuring great independent e-bookshops, continuing with a look at the Fantasy genre.

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Featured Bookshop

1st of May, 2018

A new design approach for Libreture helps streamline some common processes.

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News

30th of April, 2018

Get reading some great science fiction by women in this read-along with Gemma Todd.

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Interesting Reading

26th of March, 2018

A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, continuing with a look at Crime.

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Featured Bookshop

10th of March, 2018

Save 50% off a Libreture subscription for 6 months by joining between the 4th and 10th of March, 2018.

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Special Offer

5th of March, 2018

A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, this time it's Science Fiction.

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Featured Bookshop

13th of February, 2018

A weekly series featuring great independent e-bookshops, starting with Romance.

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Featured Bookshop

3rd of February, 2018

How limiting the range of books you browse can sometimes uncover gems you would ordinarily miss.

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DRM-free Find

21st of January, 2018

It's now quicker and easier to find a particular book on Libreture, thanks to our new search feature.

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New Feature

11th of January, 2018

How publishers combine e-books into bundles and boxed sets to increase sales and introduce readers to their series'.

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Interesting Reading

5th of December, 2017

The women to men author balance in my book collection is rubbish. My plan to fix it.

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Interesting Reading

24th of October, 2017

Two new features make it even easier to plan your book-buying, and share your love for a book with others.

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New Feature

26th of September, 2017

There are always plenty of accessories and cases for Kindle e-readers. But for other brands, try a Buddle.

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Special Offer

24th of August, 2017

Get 50% off Libreture for 6 months on International Day Against DRM, 9th of July 2017. For a future without Digital Rights Management.

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Special Offer

2nd of July, 2017

O'Reilly Media, the technology publisher, is no longer selling print or e-books direct to customers.

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News

29th of June, 2017

Poetic fantasy and amazing worlds by Kai Ashante Wilson.

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Featured Book

7th of June, 2017

Flying ships, demons from the other side, and magical conspiracies by Bradley P. Beaulieu.

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Featured Book

9th of May, 2017

A look at which of the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist are available DRM-free.

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News

8th of May, 2017

Which books from the 2016 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist are available DRM-free? In other words, which ones can I read?

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News

5th of May, 2017

Ancient magic, a creepy tale within a tale and... fishing, in John Langan's literary horror novel.

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Featured Book

19th of April, 2017

A reminder of who benefits from DRM in e-books, and who pays for it.

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Interesting Reading

13th of April, 2017

The new personal e-book library for hardcore readers is open for business.

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News

4th of April, 2017

European sci-fi that's as surprising to readers as it seems to have been for its author, Dave Hutchinson.

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Book Review

9th of January, 2016

The niche reads that big publishers let pass by and the Japanese period demon hunter drama.

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Featured Book

20th of August, 2015

Re-launching an out-of-print series of e-books can introduce new readers to older works.

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Featured Book

5th of May, 2015

A bookshop, a cover, and a ripping yarn of disguise, deception and misdirection by Rod Duncan.

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Featured Book

30th of April, 2015

L. J. Hutton's novel tells an alternative tale of Guy of Gisborne and Robin Hood.

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Featured Book

9th of December, 2014

Tracking reading habits is one of the more sinister aspects of Digital Rights Management.

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News

24th of October, 2014

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