creative commons

70,000 Free Ebooks, 1.8 Million Served

70,681 and 1,853,832 as of November 1, 2019, but who’s counting? It’s been a while since we’ve reported on our progress building the free ebook catalog of all free ebook catalogs, but yes, we’ve been busy. Since people ask, here are some statistics. The two biggest components of the catalog are Project Gutenberg (56,986 works) […]

“Zero Sum Game” is an Exponential Transformation

“I’m just really good at math” is Cas Russell’s excuse for having superpowers. She’s the heroine of Zero Sum Game, SL Huang‘s debut novel. If you think about it, “being good at math” makes a lot more sense than Peter Parker being bitten by a radioactive spider. Even if you slept through freshman biology, you probably picked up that radioactive spiders […]

Thanks-for-Ungluing launches!

Great books deserve to be read by all of us, and we ought to be supporting the people who create these books. “Thanks for Ungluing” gives readers, authors, libraries and publishers a new way to build, sustain, and nourish the books we love. “Thanks for Ungluing” books are Creative Commons licensed and free to download. […]

Thanks-for-Ungluing test campaign: “23rd Century Romance”

A startup is just a business trying to figure out where to start. Unglue.it is no different. But now we’re finally doing what we should have been doing at the start. We’re solving the puzzle of distribution for free ebooks. Today, we’ve pushed an important piece of that puzzle out the door for testing. It’s […]

For Creators: Unglue.it’s “Thanks-for-Ungluing” program

Here’s a description of the “Thanks for Ungluing” program we’ll be launching as part of the “Bookstore for Books that want to be free“: Unglue.it’s “Thanks-for-Ungluing” program is designed to help rights holders promote and monetize their Creative Commons licensed books. Unglue.it aims to be an “e-bookstore for books that want to be free”. We […]

Creative Commons Books that Want Promotion

Unglue.it is putting together a special promotion for Creative Commons licensed ebooks, to run between Christmas and New Year’s.  If you’d like your book to be part of the promotion, please let us know at rights@gluejar.com. If you’d like to nominate a book, leave a comment.