WHAT FORMAT: in Electronic Paperback format available on Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, OS/2, Mac with Windows emulation or Linux with Windows emulation. Electronic Paperbacks come in two basic formats--Read Aloud and Silent Reading. A Read Aloud Electronic Paperback presents the same text that is in a Silent Reading Electronic Paperback plus a voiceover (Read Aloud Electronic Paperbacks come in unabridged version only).
WHO: www.spree.com, "Your cashback connection"
WHAT THEY SELL: printed books, magazines, etc. (also see bn.com)
WHAT FORMAT: the site has links to bn.com and www.publishersclearinghouse.com. With their free subscription to www.spree.com, customers get discounts on the merchandise offered by the Barnes and Noble (www.barnesandnoble.com) and the Publishers Clearing House (www.publishersclearinghouse.com) Web sites.
WHO: www.starpublications.com (Starlight Writer Publications)
WHAT THEY SELL: e-books
WHAT FORMAT: E-book Reader and PDF.
WHAT THEY SELL: e-books (categories include fantasy, science fiction, new age). Average price--$5.95 to $7.95
WHAT FORMAT: PDF. Free PDF previews available.
WHAT THEY SELL: e-books. All books are $5 for credit card orders (plus $2.50 S&H if sent on a floppy via mail)
WHAT FORMAT: text-formatted (RTF) file version.
WHO: www.twbookmark.com (Time Warner Bookmark)
WHAT THEY SELL: printed books and audio books in many categories. The site also has links to many other bookselling sites.
WHO: www.virtualbooks.com (Virtual Books Publishing)
WHAT THEY SELL: e-books only--"mass-market commercial entertainment fiction"
WHAT FORMAT: PDF.
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