Books - Latest Releases
Thumbelina 1.0 for iPad - Elegant, Premium Quality Book for Children
Apr 12, 2013 - Little Bird Studio today introduces Thumbelina 1.0 for iPad, its premium quality book for children that is a literate, fully interactive retelling of the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Featuring graceful animation, joyful illustrations, professional narration, original music, imaginative sound effects, and more than 10 interactive elements per page, Thumbelina will reveal additional pleasures with every reading. All interactive motion is controlled by the app's built-in physics engine.
Brave Luck Books Releases Chapters from Ongoing Audiobook Production
Apr 11, 2013 - Indie fantasy author Tracy Falbe is publishing audio episodes from The Goddess Queen as they are recorded. The serialized audiobook presentation is building up to the release of the completed audiobook that will be distributed into iTunes in fall 2013. As of April 2013, 18 audio chapters from the fantasy novel The Goddess Queen by Tracy Falbe have been published at Brave Luck Books. Falbe, who is the author of 8 novels, is working with voice talent, Andrew Wetmore, to record the novel.
Veggie Bottoms Teaches Kids About the Benefits of Fruits and Veggies
Apr 10, 2013 - Seattle based Red Card Studios today introduces Veggie Bottoms 1.0, its new children's eBook for iOS devices. Veggie Bottoms features unique animated characters that help educate young users about the healthy aspects of various fruits and vegetables. Children can interact with the colorful and lively characters by touching and shaking their screen. Young readers will giggle with glee when they discover these cute little vegetables and fruits and see them spin to reveal their "bottoms."
Video game exec startup set to shake up book publishing with ebook app
Apr 10, 2013 - Vidya Books, a division of Vidya Gaming LLC, announced today that it has successfully raised the necessary funds to secure the launch of its innovative e-book platform and first book. Created by video game makers who love reading, Vidya Books is set to shake up the book publishing industry as the first and only e-book platform that is completely focused on using technology to inspire a passion for reading, rather than as a distraction. The app will be launched for iPad and iPhone within 60 days.
A Real Mother: stumbling through motherhood
Apr 04, 2013 - A Real Mother: stumbling through motherhood is a 136-page collection of Denise Malloy's most popular parenting columns from the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. There are moments in parenting that provide bliss, joy and wonder. A Real Mother is about the other moments. Parents will catch a glimpse of their lives in the pages of A Real Mother and know that it's okay to laugh not only at the ups-and-downs of parenting, but also at themselves.
Luigi Savagnone releases Imagining a tomorrow: Enhanced Edition
Apr 04, 2013 - Independent publisher Luigi Savagnone today announces Imagining of tomorrow for iPad. This book is divided into two parts. In the first a narrator tells the moving story of two girls. In the second part, the narrator talks about his life, his malaise in society and his desire to escape. He will find happiness in an underwater world, but it will be only a dream. This book is dedicated to women simple, but clever, and to men humble, not arrogant, but strong and self-confident.
Adventures of One Sock - My Pal Rodger 1.0 - story about an autistic boy
Apr 02, 2013 - JustKidsApps has announced the release of Adventures of One Sock - My Pal Rodger 1.0. This story was authored by One Sock's Dad, Roy Ruiz, and JustKidsApps is excited to bring the app version of the book to the App Store. Parents who are thinking about introducing a pet into the family, want to understand a little bit more about what it's like to be autistic, or just want to enjoy with their kids a sweet story about a boy, his toy and a new pet dog, will be delighted by this storybook app.
Chausiku: The Gathering Storm
Apr 01, 2013 - Author Pamela E. Cash announces that Chausiku: The Gathering Storm Book One is now available on iBooks. It is the first book available in the series. The book tells the story of Chassie Moreau, who woke up the morning of her 16th birthday believing that she would celebrate the day with her best friend John as a normal teenager but she was dead wrong. Instead, Chassie found out that she and John were far from being normal and that she was now in extreme danger.
A World of Happiness
Mar 29, 2013 - Independent publisher Luigi Savagnone has announced A World of Happiness for iOS, the story of a man who is a misfit and is discontent with the kind of life he is living. He decided to build a small boat to venture into the sea. But, before he could realize his dream, he tries to re-enter the world of work. But the call of the sea can't keep him away. So, he resigns from work and with his small boat goes to sea, where unknown worlds await him.