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Starbucks Is Getting Into eBooks

Starbucks is getting into eBooks with the launch of the Starbucks Digital Network, a new web portal the coffee chain has launched in partnership with Yahoo.

The Starbucks Digital Network features digital content such as music, movies, news and eBooks and is only available in Starbucks stores. Content providers include Bookish Reading Club, Foursquare, GOOD, LinkedIn, New Word City and The Weather Channel.

The service launches this week with some free digital content including MP3s fro Fistful of Mercy and Ben Harper, a movie clip from Paramount Vantage’s Waiting for Superman and a novel sneak preview from Anita Shreve.

The new Shreve novel, entitled Rescue, is available from Hachette Book Group exclusively through the Starbucks Digital Network in advance of the book’s release on Nov. 30.

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