Oyster and Scribd kick Amazon to obstacle big-five publisher Macmillian’s ebooks
January 15, 2015 - Kindle Unlimited
The ebook subscription wars are heating up. Although Amazon has nonetheless to pointer a big-five publisher to a Kindle Unlimited service, competitors Scribd and Oyster already have a new inductee after Macmillian sealed a understanding to move 1,000 ebooks to both services.
Macmillian followed in a footsteps of HarperCollins and Simon Schuster, both of that have already combined their ebooks to Scribd and Oyster. Popular titles including Sea of Poppies, Full House, The Winter King, and many some-more are now accessible on both services. Ebooks from famous writers like Janet Evanovich, George R.R. Martin, Robert Ludlum, and others assimilated a ranks, too.
Oyster is also getting new sci-fi and anticipation ebooks from Tor, literary novella from FSG, and novella from St. Martin’s Press. Other ebooks from new partners such as Candlewick, New York Review Books Classics, Capstone, Soho Press, Bloomsbury, and some-more are also accessible on Oyster, bringing a service’s ebook count over one million. Old partners Simon Shuster and HarperCollins continue to supplement thousands of titles to Oyster’s practical library.
For a possess part, Scribd still has significantly reduction ebooks than Oyster, though it’s throwing adult with some-more than half a million of a possess titles, and a slew of audiobooks to boot. A subscription to Oyster costs only underneath $10 per month, while Scribd is somewhat cheaper during $9. Oyster doesn’t have audiobooks on a height yet, though that could really good change, as a 3 vital ebook subscription services duke it out over a subsequent few years.