10 Things Why We Are Not Reading As Much As Before… Read More 10 Things Why We Are Not Reading As Much As Before
Love it or hate it, let’s face it. We all love FREE stuffs don’t we?
In this Information Age, data can be………..… Read More Why E-books will never be free legally?
For a start, e-Books are literatures that are not printed, but are stored and displayed electronically. This has indeed provided much convenience, not only in terms of portability, it makes it easier to transmit and send to receiving parties.
For the points that have already mentioned earlier, I shall not repeat again in this short post that I will like to share in hopes that I can convince you that E-books are not as cheap as it is. If you have not read my earlier post on, Why Are E-books More Expensive Than Printed Books?, you can find it here.
Fees for electronic mediums
In general, e-books are subjected to…… Read More Are E-books Really Cheaper?
Why are e-books more expensive than printed books?
To many of us, e-book should cost very little, probably even next to nothing because there is no paper, printing, and shipping involved. All of the costs associated with print, from the printing to the shipping to the distribution to the warehousing to returns, seems to be non existent for selling e-books. Compared to its counterpart, the cost of a printed book amounts to a mere few dollars per copy, depending on the size of the print run.
but not so as it seems.… Read More Why Are E-books More Expensive Than Printed Books?
Hawks are pretty badass on their own, but if you get Photoshop involved they can turn into your next action movie hero. That’s exactly what happened with a picture of this hawk which got into the right/wrong hands. The picture was snapped by the animal enthusiast Clint Ralph, 53, who was visiting Giant’s Castle in… Read More Badass Hawk Sparks An Action Movie Worthy Photoshop Battle
Millennials have grown up with the internet and smartphones in an always-on digital world. The online world – and social media in particular – have given the Millennials a platform to reach the world. Lower employment levels and smaller incomes have left younger Millennials with less money than previous generations. With less to spend, they’re… Read More Fun Facts About Millennials
Yes we have a forum now! We have been trying to tackle the problem of creating a usable platform for all our friends and fans to post their Book Swap Requests, selling of second-hand books and all. With the forum, it will be able to fill the void that the reading community needs. In the… Read More BooksAvenue Forum is up!
Students were able to make more sense of what they read in print rather than digitally Do students learn as much when they read digitally as they do in print? For both parents and teachers, knowing whether computer-based media is improving or compromising education is a question of concern. With the surge in popularity of… Read More Does e-reading affect critical thinking?
Do you have a book you REALLY love and are not willing to trade it just yet but you are definitely looking for new reads? BooksAvenue gives you the option to swap books and get them back (a “swap back”) after you’re done reading. Find out how it works here. … Read More Book Swap Singapore 2016
Nobody loves to spend more money on something that is overvalued, or worse, inflated value. Having read through the ‘Are Ebooks Really Cheaper?’, it begs another question…… Read More Why Should We Still Read Expensive Ebooks?
As 2015 draws to a close, we would like to take this chance to wish all our readers and friends, Merry Xmas and a Happy 2016!
Team BooksAvenue is preparing for 2016. Plans are drawn up and changes will be made. And we are ecstatic with the upcoming changes.
2015 has been a fruitful year for us. Many changes were introduced and more positive results were obtained, especially a higher spike in readership. This is a confirmation that we are on the right track! We are very motivated by such and will continue to work even harder to bring the literature world closer to you.
Coming 2016, we will be …… Read More New Changes In Coming 2016
Well, what can we say.
You gotta share the same love too!
Here it is.
BookFest@ Singapore has established itself as Singapore’s largest and most successful book festival over the past eight years. In 2015, the annual mega book and stationery event will return for the ninth year running, targeting book lovers, retailers, distributors, students, educators, families and working professionals. This event seeks to expand horizons through a greater exchange… Read More BookFest 2015
With effect from 1st January 2016, BooksAvenue will cease the online retail book sales. This helps to realign BooksAvenue’s core business to fulfill both local and international market’s demands. However, the previous posts of physical books will still be available for perusal. Secondly, we are seeking online writers to help to contribute to our site. Every written article will… Read More Announcement of change in business