On Saturday, November 3, attendees at the YALSA YA Literature Symposium had the chance to talk about book discussions that take place from right inside an ebook. That’s right, you can talk about books from right inside the book. No more going to a website like GoodReads or Twitter or Facebook to have your discussions.
The app most talked about for these inside-the-ebook book discussions was Subtext. Subtext is a free iPad app with a lot of features which make inside the ebook book discussions easy to do and fun, too. The two screencasts below give you an overview of how Subtext works and how to get a copy of Steve Hamilton’s Alex Award winning title The Lock Artist (free from Subtext) to read with others to see how inside-the-ebook book discussions (and Subtext) work. Continue reading Report From the YALSA YA Literature Symposium: Inside the E-Book Book Discussions