*Note* We added some links, and revised others. Gray Matter for Nook is now free. (3.1.11)
There are a lot of critics of the digital world out there. Some people argue that the more we dive into sites like Facebook and Twitter the further we separate ourselves from reality. Smart phones and status updates can remove us from what’s happening in front of our faces. I tend to lean more towards the camp that believes the digital world brings us together more. Connecting with friends on Facebook makes it easier to plan hang outs and parties. The instant communication that cell phones and smart phones provide can turn a boring Friday night into something fun.
This past week I took the idea of using something in the digital world to spark something in my everyday life and applied it to ebooks. If I saw that a friend had an ebook reader I always let them know that Tyndale was offering several free titles that they could easily download on their device. For people that don’t own ereaders, I let them know that they could still download ebooks and read them right from their computers. This practice is always great to start discussions about the books, or about digital publishing in general. Give it a try yourself. To help you out here’s a list of free ebooks that are being offered this month. Download these, and tell your friends!
Whisper on the Wind by Maureen Lang
Gray Matter by David Levy
Riven by Jerry Jenkins