Books - Latest Releases
International awards for the apps Tino the Triangle and Otzi
Feb 18, 2014 - For the publishing house LARIXPRESS, 2014 began with important international awards. App "Tino the Triangle" was nominated by KIRKUS Reviews as one of the best books in the categories "Best International Apps & e-Books" and "Best Apps & e-Books for the littlest Digerati". Whilst the app on Otzi the Iceman, made in collaboration with the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology and aimed at school-age children, has been awarded by Italian macitynet.it as "best app for iPad in the educational category".
Wattpad updates its popular iOS and Android Apps
Feb 18, 2014 - Wattpad, the world's largest community of readers & writers, released a major update to its popular iPhone & Android Apps. Now users enjoy additional offline capabilities so they can read, write, and interact with others without an internet connection. People in nearly every country in the world use Wattpad. This latest update ensures users with limited internet connectivity will have consistent access to millions of free stories. Update includes new Offline Access, Archive for Android and more.
Snippefy - The Only iOS App That Syncs To Amazon Kindle
Feb 14, 2014 - Want to extract your Amazon Kindle highlights and notes, all from your mobile device? How about sharing them on social media or saving them in Evernote and Dropbox? There's only one app that can do that. Snippefy, LLC has recently launched a mobile app to put your Kindle highlights at your fingertips. With a single tap, you can download all your ebook covers, highlights and notes. You can immediately take all this key content with you, recall it when you want, and share it anytime.
Say Goodnight, bedtime story for kids - released on the App Store
Jan 30, 2014 - Puppet Life, an independent developer of interactive kids apps, has announced the release of Say Goodnight on iOS platform. This bedtime story app is aimed at children from 2 to 4 years old. Before going to sleep, the main character wishes goodnight to the animals on the farm and in the forest with the help of "Asleep mode." As every well-behaved child it completes its going-to-bed routines like putting the toys away, putting on pajamas, washing the face, combing the hair and brushing the teeth.
Jack and the Beanstalk App by Nosy Crow now available on the App Store
Jan 30, 2014 - Nosy Crow today introduces Jack and the Beanstalk 1.0, its groundbreaking new fairytale app for iOS devices. Conceived and created with reading for pleasure at its heart, Jack and the Beanstalk rewards the reader's success with more story, and encourages repeat play with endless variety. The app blurs the distinction between story and game more than ever before to create a completely new kind of reading experience for children: Jack and the Beanstalk is where on-screen gaming and reading meet.
Find Aquafadas at the 2014 Angouleme International Comics Festival
Jan 29, 2014 - Celebrating 41 years of innovation in the comic book industry, Aquafadas kicks off the festivities by offering AveComics distribution and reading app for Free beginning January 30th. An award-winning app that has raised the bar for digital comic readers since coming to market in 2009, it offers a beautiful, cinematic, feature-rich graphics experience, over 2,000 titles in French & English, and because it is powered by Aquafadas AVE format, one download makes it accessible on all your devices.
The iOS app The Guardian of Imagination for free until Sunday
Jan 24, 2014 - Play Creatividad today announced that the iOS App "The Guardian of Imagination" will be Free from today until Sunday. The Guardian of Imagination presents a new format of interface for blending between the reading experience and gamification, and for its content, inspirational stories for all audiences. The app accumulates more tan 500.000 downloads and thousands of 4 and 5 stars reviews. It has also been featured for Apple Editor's team and finalist of App Store Best of 2013.
Enhanced Edition of Imagining a Tomorrow 3.7.6 released for iPad
Jan 24, 2014 - Independent publisher Luigi Savagnone announces the book Imagining a Tomorrow for iPad. The protagonist try to get distracted thinking about a novel that he has read recently. But he is plagued by a malaise in the society in which he lives and he really wants to escape. After several misadventures, with his small boat moves away into open sea. Here he meets a siren that makes him an inhabitant of a wonderful underwater world. But it was all just a dream, and he still hopes to find love.
BookAwardz mobile app of award-winning books of the English-language
Jan 23, 2014 - BookAwardz is the only mobile app that provides a comprehensive listing of over 2600 award-winning English-language books from the most prestigious book awards in the U.S. and United Kingdom. These include complete lists by year of all winners and finalists of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, Man Booker Prize, Caldecott and Newbery Medals, Edgar Allan Poe Award, as well as the Modern Library 100 Best Novels, and Guardian UK 100 Greatest Novels.