BooksOnBoard First to Offer New eBook Titles for the iPhone in Partnership with Stanza


WEBWIRE – Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Austin, TX - November 18, 2008 - BooksOnBoard, the premier ebook retailer, has entered into definitive agreements with Samhain Publishing Ltd. and Lexcycle, Inc. to make the entire Samhain romantic fiction catalog of ebooks available on Lexcycle’s Stanza. Stanza is the highest rated and most popular ebook reader for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

“This provides a giant step forward for many of our customers,” said Bob LiVolsi, BooksOnBoard CEO, “Now, our readers will be able to buy, download wirelessly and read ebooks from Samhain’s best selling authors such as Lora Leigh, Jess Dee, and Lorelei James from their iPhones. As always, our prices remain the best in the industry on Samhain and other mass market titles.”

“By working with BooksOnBoard, we’ve taken the first of many steps to address the #1 ’feature’ requested by Stanza users --- the ability to purchase the latest and greatest content to read on Stanza,” said Neelan Choksi, COO of Lexcycle. “In addition to Samhain, we are actively working with BooksOnBoard to bring additional popular publishers to the Stanza Readers.”

Samhain authors have expressed excitement about the partnership with BooksOnBoard.

“I’m thrilled to be part of such cutting-edge technology that puts great books into the hands of more readers,” says bestselling Samhain author Lorelei James.

“It’s incredibly exciting to be a part of this innovative project from Samhain and BooksOnBoard,” adds bestselling Samhain author Jess Dee. “Finally, readers worldwide can download e-books anywhere and anytime.”

According to Christina Brashear, Samhain’s publisher, “Samhain has always striven to be diverse and progressive in both the content and delivery of our books, and partnering with Stanza and BooksOnBoard is a significant step in that direction.”

Availability
Stanza is available from the iTunes App Store for free. Readers with iPhones and iPod Touch’s can visit http://www.booksonboard.com on your iPhone to purchase any of Samhain’s titles for download to Stanza. To learn more, please visit http://www.booksonboard.com/index.php?F=iPhone_ebooks

About BooksOnBoard
BooksOnBoard (www.booksonboard.com) is an online retailer of eBooks and downloadable audiobooks. Known for strong customer support, its free online tutorials, and aggressive prices, BooksOnBoard has the largest eBook catalog online with over 270,000 titles. For the latest from BooksOnBoard, subscribe to the RSS feed: http://www.booksonboard.com/rss/bob_rss.xml

About Lexcycle and Stanza
Lexcycle strives to bring the digital reading revolution to readers around the world. With over 500,000 users in 50 countries, Lexcycle’s Stanza is the highest rated and most popular electronic book reader for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.



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