Free First Book Library

From the press release:

NEW YORK, NY – March 4, 2009 – Random House, Inc. today unveiled the first five titles in its new Suvudu Free First Book Library. Designed to introduce new readers to popular and acclaimed science fiction and fantasy series, the Suvudu Free First Book Library allows readers to access free digital copies of the first book in each series.

The program launches with access to the following novels:

His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

Settling Accounts: Return Engagement by Harry Turtledove

Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson

Blood Engines by T.A. Pratt

The books will be made available through Random House’s science fiction/fantasy portal, (, as well as on other content services, including and the Stanza ebook reader application for the iPhone.

Says Christine Cabello, Random House Publishing Group Deputy Director of Marketing: “The Suvudu Free First Book promotion provides us with a new digital vehicle to build an author’s fan base and is an ideal way to bring new readers to these series.”

New titles are scheduled to be added to the Suvudu Free First Book Library on a regular basis. Coming soon are Terry Brooks’s Magic Kingdom for Sale: Sold!, Elizabeth Moon’s Trading in Danger, and many more.

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2 commentaires:

Anonymous said...

Ironic - I'm reading Assassin's Apprentice now, and Red Mars is on my shelf waiting.

Anonymous said...

Amazon seems to be taking part in the distribution; if you check out their bestselling genre titles, some of these giveaways have suddenly shot to the top of the pile.