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Goodreads’ New Android App

Attention, Android users: Goodreads has released a new Android app. The app includes a new Explore page where you can browse trending books, new releases, and more; an improved My Books section that allows organization by genre or other names; and the ability to track rereads. Read the post to get all the deets on the new features.

A Discovery Of Witches Series Adaptation Gets A Trailer

But still no U.S. platform announcement or premiere date. Sky One has set a 2018 premiere for UK fans of Deborah Harkness’s All Souls trilogy, which begins with A Discovery of Witches. The story follows powerful, untrained witch Diana (Teresa Palmer) who stumbles upon a magical book that’s long been sought by witches, vampires, and daemons. Watch the trailer here.

Amazon Kindle Supports Arabic Language Books

Amazon Kindle is launching support for Arabic language books on Kindle devices and apps. The site also has a dedicated section for Arabic books in the Kindle Store. The initial eBook selection lists over 12,000 books, and includes books by popular authors, classics like Ibn Khaldoun’s Muqadimah, and translations of popular English titles. Arabic language authors can also self-publish through Kindle Direct Publishing.