eBooks, Enhanced eBooks and Apps

 
 

Here you will find information on Hachette Digital, which positions Hachette Book Group content in the expanding world of Internet technology and other evolving business models and digital partnerships. As an ePublishing imprint, we include eBooks, award-winning enhanced eBooks and apps as well as eAudio, primarily based on books published by Grand Central Publishing, Little, Brown & Company, Orbit, Yen Press, Little Brown For Young Readers, FaithWords, and Center Street. 

 

Neil DeYoung, Executive Director, Hachette Digital

Neil DeYoung is responsible for managing the e-book program at large for Hachette Digital; overseeing the account management of the digital supply chain, developing enriched content, reviewing new business opportunities, and coordinating digital strategy.  He is a member of the IDPF (International Digital Publisher’s Forum) and AAP (Association of American Publishers) Digital Issues Working Group. Neil is a guest lecturer at Hofstra University, NYU, and Yale’s Summer Publishing Institute. His past experience includes application management, including: system design and upgrades and user support management as well as physical sales and Internet Marketing at Scholastic and Hyperion. 

 

Hachette Digital brings Hachette Book Group content into the expanding world of Internet technology and other evolving business models and digital partnerships. From Internet downloads, podcasting, and digital delivery to cell phones and PDAs, Hachette Digital has grown along with the expanding digital reading platforms. 

 

Hachette Digital creates award-winning eBooks and enhanced eBooks and apps, including War by Sebastian Junger and Ansel Adams.

eBooks, Enhanced eBooks and Apps
 
  • The Fifth Witness
  • The Fifth Witness
  • By

  • Now in eBook format. Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home. Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. (more)

     

  • The Zombie Autopsies
  • The Zombie Autopsies
  • By Steven C. Schlozman

  • Now in eBook format. As the walking dead rise up throughout the world, a few brave doctors attempt to find a cure by applying forensic techniques to captured zombies. (more)

  • Salary Tutor
  • Salary Tutor
  • By Jim Hopkinson

  • Now in eBook format. Jim Hopkinson details a novel way to get the the raise you deserve. Using these ten steps, you will be able to confidently and effectively negotiate your salary. (more

  • Now Eat This! Diet
  • Now Eat This! Diet
  • By Rocco DiSpirito

  • Now is eBook format. On the heels of the bestselling success of his low-calorie Now Eat This! cookbook, Rocco Dispirito offers you a weight-loss program guaranteed to produce maximum results with minimum effort. (more)

 
 
  • THE SURFING LESSON
  • THE SURFING LESSON
  • By Elin Hilderbrand

  • Margot's reservoir of romantic feelings for her husband Drum is running dry. But while the family is on vacation in Nantucket, Margot finds an opportunity to potentially regain her romantic love for her husband - in the form of Hadley Axelram, his ex-girlfriend. She is counting on jealousy as a relationship defibrillator. (more)

  • Red Riding Hood
  • Red Riding Hood
  • By David Leslie Johnson

  • The body of a young girl is discovered in a field of wheat. Her flesh mutilated by telltale claw marks. The Wolf has broken the peace.

     

    When Valerie learns that her sister has been killed by the legendary creature, she finds herself at the center of a dark mystery, one that has plagued her village for generations. It is revealed that the werewolf lives among them, and everyone in the village immediately becomes a suspect. Could her secret love Peter be behind the attacks on her town? Is it her betrothed, Henry? Or someone even closer to her?

     

    This is a dangerous new vision of a classic fairy tale, the happy ending could be hard to find.

     

    This spectacular Enhanced eBook Edition is packed with exclusive behind-the-scenes content from the film, including:


     Video of Catherine Hardwicke, Sarah Blakley-Cartwright, and David Leslie Johnson discussing their creative partnership
     Video of Sarah Blakley-Cartwright explaining her writing process
     Animated short video showcasing the Scribe's Book
    • Audio of Catherine Hardwicke reading her introduction
    • Audio discussion about the set design and architecture
    • Audio discussion of paintings featured in the film

    • Audio discussion of the film's historical research and props
    • Storyboards from some of the film's action sequences
     Images of the visual effects from the film
     Blueprints, photos, and sketches of the set
     Sketches of the costume design with designer comments

     

  • The Inner Circle (Enhanced)
  • The Inner Circle (Enhanced)
  • By Brad Meltzer

  • #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer returns with a pulse-pounding novel of lies and deception at the highest levels of government.


    "There are stories no one knows. Hidden stories. I love those stories. And since I work in the National Archives, I find those stories for a living."


    So says Beecher White, a young archivist who spends his days working with the most important documents of the U.S. government. When Clementine Kaye, his first childhood crush, shows up at the Archives asking for his help tracking down her long-lost father, Beecher tries to impress her by showing her the secret vault where the President of the United States privately reviews classified documents. It is also where Beecher and Clementine accidentally happen upon a priceless artifact-a 200-year-old dictionary that once belonged to George Washington-hidden underneath a desk chair. Eager to discover why the President is hiding this mysterious national treasure, the two soon find themselves entangled in a web of deception, conspiracy, and murder that will reveal the best-kept secret of the U.S. Presidency.


    This Enhanced Edition eBook includes:
    • An Introduction from the Author (audio)
    • What inspired The Inner Circle (audio)
    • Brad Melzer on writing (audio)
    • Personal message to readers (audio)
    • The Culper Ring on Brad Meltzer's Decoded (videos)
    • Brad Meltzer's personal notes and outlines
    • Inside the National Archives (photographs)
    • Pages from the Culper Ring's Code Book and Entick's Spelling Dictionary (archival images)
    • Inventory of George Washington's Personal Property (archival images)

  • Hell's Corner
  • Hell's Corner
  • By David Baldacci

  • John Carr, aka Oliver Stone-once the most skilled assassin his country ever had-stands in Lafayette Park in front of the White House, perhaps for the last time. The president has personally requested that Stone serve his country again on a high-risk, covert mission. Though he's fought for decades to leave his past career behind, Stone has no choice but to say yes.


    In the shadowy worlds of politics and intelligence, there is no one you can really trust. Nothing is really what it seems to be. And Hell's Corner truly lives up to its name. This may be Oliver Stone's and the Camel Club's last stand.


    This Enriched Edition includes:
    • Video introduction by David Baldacci
    • Camel Club video feature
    • Original outline and editorial notes
    • Audio discussion between David Baldacci and narrator of Hell's Corner
    • Video advertisement for Hell's Corner

  • What Good Is God?
  • What Good Is God?
  • By Philip Yancey

  • Journalist and spiritual seeker Philip Yancey has always struggled with the most basic questions of the Christian faith. The question he tackles in WHAT GOOD IS GOD? concerns the practical value of belief in God. His search for the answer to this question took him to some amazing settings around the world: Mumbai, India when the firing started during the terrorist attacks; at the motel where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated; on the Virginia Tech campus soon after the massacre; an AA convention; and even to a conference for women in prostitution. At each of the 10 places he visited, his preparation for the visit and exactly what he said to the people he met each provided evidence that faith really does work when what we believe is severely tested.

     

    WHAT GOOD IS GOD? tells the story of Philips journey--the background, the preparation, the presentations themselves. Here is a story of grace for armchair travelers, spiritual seekers, and those in desperate need of assurance that their faith really matters.


    In the Enhanced Edition eBook: Philip Yancey is featured in 18 short videos, offering insight into the stories and people he has encountered along the way.

     

 
 
  • Gavin Extence
  • Get To Know

  • Gavin Extence
  • Gavin Extence, author of an immensely entertaining first novel, THE UNIVERSE VERSUS ALEX WOODS, was born in 1982 and grew up in the interestingly named village of Swineshead, England. He is currently working on his second novel. When he is not writing, he enjoys cooking, amateur astronomy and going to Alton Towers.

 
  • Kate Atkinson
  • Get To Know

  • Kate Atkinson
  • Kate Atkinson lives in Edinburgh. Her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, was named Whitbread Book of the Year in the U.K. in 1995. Her latest must-read novel LIFE AFTER LIFE has been shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for fiction (formerly Orange Prize).

 
 




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Featured Apps

 

   SIMPLE TIMES: CRAFTS FOR POOR PEOPLE app by Amy Sedaris



Amy Sedaris, America's most delightfully unconventional hostess and the bestselling author of I LIKE YOU delivers a new app that will forever change the world of crafting. According to Amy Sedaris, it's often been said that ugly people craft and attractive people have sex. In her new app, SIMPLE TIMES, she sets the record straight. Demonstrating that crafting is one of life's more pleasurable and constructive leisure activities, Sedaris shows that anyone with a couple of hours to kill and access to pipe cleaners can join the elite society of crafters.



You will discover how to make popular crafts, such as:

  • crab-claw roach clips
  • tinfoil balls
  • crepe-paper moccasins

You will learn how to:

  • get inspired (Buy fruit, let it get old, and see what shapes it turns into)
  • remember which kind of glue to use with which material (always Gloppy with Sandy)
  • create your own craft room and avoid the most common crafting accidents (sawdust fires, feather asphyxia, pine cone lodged in throat)
  • cook your own edible crafts, from a Crafty Candle Salad to Sugar Skulls, and many more recipes

PLUS much, much more!

Features:

Exclusive video content

Complete book content

Price $14.99

 

   TWILIGHT: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL, VOL. 1 app by Stephenie Meyer, Young Kim


Twilight, the #1 New York Times bestseller is now a graphic novel!

 

Lavishly illustrated by Young Kim working with Stephanie Meyer, TWILIGHT: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL VOLUME 1 provides rare insight into the author’s vision of the original work as it is brought to life in this compelling new medium.

 

Deeply romantic and extraordinarily suspenseful, Twilight captures the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires. This is a love story with bite.

 

About the author: Stephenie Meyer graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English Literature, and she lives with her husband and three young sons in Arizona.

 

About the illustrator: Young Kim graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in painting from the College of Fine Arts. She has worked on numerous animation and cover illustration projects and currently makes her home in Yongin, Korea.

 

Price $9.99

Pelecanos Short Story

Right click on the link below for a free download of the original short story “Chosen” written by George Pelecanos and read by Dion Graham.