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OverDrive Teams with BQB Publishing to Bring More Selections to Schools and Libraries

Publisher + Powerful Electronic Distribution = Increased Availability of Quality Books. Libraries & schools just got access to more great reads as Boutique of Quality Books Publishing announces collaboration w/ global electronic book distributer.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Sep. 19, 2012 - Libraries and schools just got access to more books as publisher Boutique of Quality Books (BQB) today announced their collaboration with OverDrive electronic book distribution. This announcement was made as the nation’s literary community prepares for the National Book Festival held in Washington, DC.

As kids come back into the nation’s classrooms carrying their laptops, smart phones, and electronic tablets, schools can prepare by using the easily downloaded electronic versions of books. Libraries also can increase their book selections quickly and cost-effectively by using the increasingly popular electronic versions of books.

Currently, thousands of libraries throughout the United States and around the world offer readers vast collections of popular eBooks and audiobooks compatible with all major eReading devices, including iPad®, Nook®, and Kindle®. With more than two-thirds of US public libraries participating in the OverDrive network, more than 87 percent of the US population has access to eBooks and audiobooks via OverDrive. Worldwide, readers checked out more than 34 million eBooks and audiobooks with OverDrive in the first half of 2012—more than double 2011’s totals.

Now schools can search the BQB offerings for eBooks geared toward their students. The online catalog can be found at http://shop.boutiqueofqualitybooks.com/. There are books for every age group, with several written for children, and even a couple written by children, like Cody Jackson, America’s nine-year-old One Boy USO. Additionally, for the older students, there are thought provoking books tackling social issues that are great foundations for classroom discussions. For instance a North Carolina teacher said of Forgiving Waters, by Kenneth Capps, “This book embodies strong social themes that are important for our young people to discuss and consider from different perspectives. It shows how real adults act in tough situations even as they pass racism and bullying through generations. I’m hoping the students get more out of reading this book and can relate it to their own actions and decisions. It gives them the opportunity to step back and evaluate from a different perspective. One young lady began with the attitude that she hated books, now she is anxious to see what happens next. That says quite a lot about the quality of Capps’ message,” concluded the teacher.

About BQB Publishing
Founded in August of 2010, BQB was created to be “the writer’s publisher,” focusing on quality writing from new authors. An independent hybrid publisher, BQB combines the quality processes of traditional publishing with hands-on author involvement to bring today’s new writers and tomorrow’s best sellers into the hands of booksellers and the reading public. To learn more about BQB, visit http://bqbpublishing.com/.

About OverDrive
OverDrive is a leading multichannel digital distributor of eBooks, digital audiobooks, music, and video. They deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for hundreds of publishers and thousands of libraries, schools, and retailers, serving millions of end users. OverDrive has been named to the EContent 100 as a company that matters most in the digital content industry. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland. Visit http://overdrive.com/.

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