Posts Tagged ‘eBooks’

Amtrak Patrons Offered Free eBooks, eMagazines

May 11, 2015

Barnes and Noble and publisher HarperCollins are offering free eBooks and eMagazines to Amtrak customers during Amtrak Trains Days through November.

Amtrak passengers will be able to access the free eBook and eMagazine content by downloading the Free NOOK Reading App on a smartphone or tablet.

Once a selection is made, the customer will be provided an access code, redeemable at

Customers can also learn more about NOOK’s participation in Amtrak Train Days by liking NOOK on Facebook and following NOOK on Twitter and Instagram.

The offerings will include bestselling eBooks from HarperCollins, in addition to other classics and popular self-published titles from NOOK Press.®

This will include romance, mystery, thrillers, children’s and business titles. The selections will change  throughout Amtrak Train Days.

The initial offerings will include such titles as Spy Catcher by Matthew Dunn and This Will Change Everything by Jared Diamond, as well as NOOK Press favorites including On a Night Like This by Barbara Freethy and The Wedding Gift by Lucy Kevin.

Available single issue eMagazines will include CosmopolitanVanity FairWired and Seventeen.

Customers can install the Free NOOK Reading App on their Android or iOS device by visiting

Amtrak Train Days kicked off at Chicago Union Station on May 9 and will include events being held in various communities nationwide. For more information,

Morning Sun Set to Release eBooks

July 26, 2014

Morning Sun Books plans to release in August select titles in an electronic format that can be read on an Apple iPad in the iBooks Store. The four launch titles are: Amtrak Across America; Erie Lackawanna Color Photography of Robert F. Collins, Volume I: 1960s; Northern Pacific – A Personal Perspective; and Steel Mill Railroad Facilities and Equipment.

Each eBook will features 250 to 300 color photos and will sell for $19.99.

“Our new digital titles offer fans the chance to see our photographs like they’ve never seen them before,” said Morning Sun Books President Bob Yanosey. “It also allows us to try some new things: vintage black and white, supplemental material to flesh out existing books, and we’ll even get some of our classic material back out there as eBooks.”

Morning Sun will continue to produce printed books. The company has published more than 500 titles over the past 30 years.