For the first time this year, members of the public will be able to suggest books that they think should be considered for the 2011 Guardian First Book Award.
Online retail giant Amazon has announced further steps into the world of publishing with romance imprint Montlake. Other publishing businesses will follow.
Penguin is the latest publisher to jump on the 'peer review' bandwagon with the launch of 'Book Country'.
The Romantic Novelists' Association announced the shortlist today for the Joan Hessayon Award.
Worldreader - a non-profit organisation that aims to make eBooks available to "every family on the planet" has announced further expansions in Africa.