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Apple Tells Booksellers About PST Changes in B.C.

In accordance with new tax regulations in British Columbia, Apple Books now takes a 7% provincial sales tax (PST) out of the paychecks of publishers living there — reports 9to5Mac. Apple sent a reminder detailing the change to booksellers via email on Tuesday. The company now collects and remits the PST to B.C.'s Ministry of...

Apple Books Celebrates 2022 ‘Canada Reads’ Winner and Shortlist

Canada Reads is a ‘battle of the books' contest held annually by the CBC, first started in 2002 as a radio show, before it transitioned to television. For 2022, the Canada Reads winner was the book ‘Five Little Indians’ by Ojibway author Michelle Good, announced on Thursday. "The winner of Canada Reads is Michelle Good’s...

Apple Launches ‘Strombo’s Lit’ Book Club in Canada

Apple has launched a new book club in Canada called, ‘Strombo’s Lit’, by Canadian and former Much Music VJ, George Stroumboulopoulos. Strombo’s Lit is available within Apple Books and will share “through-provoking books” with fellow readers. The first book pick is by one of Stroumboulopoulos’ favourite authors, Neal Stephenson, with the latter's novel, ‘Termination Shock’. “His...

Oprah Winfrey Sheds Light on Why She Partnered with Apple for Her Book Club

Oprah’s Book Club launched on Apple Books recently and now she has decided to cast some light on her partnership with the Cupertino tech giant. [caption id="attachment_308532" align="aligncenter" width="1658"] The Oprah Magazine[/caption] Writing in her own publication The Oprah Magazine, the popular television producer and philanthropist explains why she has decided to partner exclusively with...

Oprah’s Book Club Launches First Book Selection in Apple Books

Wake up, bookworms, because Oprah Winfrey is coming to Apple Books. The media mogul previously announced a partnership with Apple at WWDC, to bring forth a new Apple TV+ series called “Oprah’s Book Club”, coming November 1. The partnership also involves Oprah’s Book Club in Apple Books, with today marking pre-orders available for the first...

Apple Books Launches ‘Everyone Can Create’ iPad Curriculum in Canada

Back in March, Apple announced their free “Everyone Can Create” curriculum for students and educators in beta, but now it has officially launched for everyone, now available in Canada and beyond. The announcement was made alongside the new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support. The purpose of Everyone Can Create is to teach students how...

Apple Previews All-New Apple Books App for iPhone and iPad

At WWDC 2018, Apple announced its iBooks app for iPhone and iPad would soon re-launch as Apple Books, and now the company has shared more details about the app in a press release. Apple Books will be “entirely redesigned to make discovering and enjoying books and audiobooks effortless for iPhone and iPad users,” explains Apple,...