Some of this summer's most interesting books will take you places – all the way from the moon to Korea to the seemingly placid Midwest, and from tales of masked vigilantes to the inside workings of the Church of Scientology. Here are five of the July 2011 titles that are drawing the most enthusiastic thumbs-up from the editors at Amazon.com.
What does Amazon Germany's early release of the next book in the "A Song of Fire and Ice" series mean for fans?
A new state law requires large, out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes on Internet purchases by California customers. The so-called Amazon tax has online retailers cutting ties with local affiliates.
'We were actually pleased with what it turned out to be,' said one Connecticut teen of the future Pottermore website. Author J.K. Rowling revealed her plans for the Harry Potter fan site Thursday.
Brandt and Ashley Malone made the switch from cable TV to Internet TV to save money. They also made transition from cable TV gradually.
Father's Day gifts may generate a little more boost to the economy this year. Americans will spend an average $106.49, slightly according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. That would be the largest amount in at least eight years. Sure, you can always buy a power tool. In these tough times, however, dads might appreciate something that's equal parts flair and frugal. Here are five unusual Father’s Day gifts for less than $25, which could make June 19 especially memorable.
Apple iBooks infringes on a decade-old trademark, alleges a New York publisher. Now iBooks joins the list of Apple naming feuds.
Pandora stock soars 63 percent in first day of trading before falling back to close with a 9 percent gain. Pandora is the latest Internet stock to go public.