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February 22, 2024

Rakuten Kobo expands digital reading offering in Taiwan and Hong Kong with Kobo Plus, the all-you-can-read and listen subscription

Readers in Taiwan and Hong Kong can now fit books into more parts of their day with read and listen subscription options for a low monthly feeTORONTO – February 22, 2024 – Leading digital reading retailer and publisher Rakuten Kobo announces the Taiwan and Hong Kong launches of...

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November 21, 2023

The 2023 Rakuten Kobo Book Report: Digital Reading in the year of Barbenheimer, Canadians Read More than 9000 Hours

Celebrity memoirs, epic fantasies, and page-to-screen adaptations: 2023 saw Canadians escaping into worlds far beyond their own TORONTO – November 21, 2023 – Rakuten Kobo proudly shares the 2023 Kobo Book Report, exploring the most notable trends and reading habits of Canadian readers this year. Canadians hit digital...

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November 08, 2023

Fans of the wizarding world, rejoice! Harry Potter has arrived on Kobo Plus

Dutch, Belgian and French fans will now have access to all Harry Potter books and other stories from the Wizarding World™ through their Kobo Plus subscription TORONTO – November 8, 2023 – Rakuten Kobo reaches an agreement with Pottermore Publishing to bring all Harry Potter books and other...

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November 07, 2023

Rakuten Kobo expands digital reading offering in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland with Kobo Plus, the all-you-can-read and listen subscription

Scandinavian readers can now fit books into more parts of their day with read and listen subscription options for a low monthly feeTORONTO – November 7, 2023 – Leading digital reading retailer and publisher Rakuten Kobo announces the Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland launches of Kobo Plus, the...

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November 02, 2023

Rakuten Kobo brings its leading eReaders to India; launches Kobo Clara 2E, Kobo Libra 2 and Kobo Nia

The ergonomically designed eReaders feature best-in-class technology & innovation for an enriching digital reading experience.Readers will be able to access millions of eBooks and audiobooks through the extensive Kobo Library National, November 1, 2023: Rakuten Kobo today announced the joint launch of Kobo Clara 2E, Kobo Libra ...

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August 16, 2023

Rakuten Kobo’s all-you-can-read subscription, Kobo Plus, expands to audiobooks in Australia

Australians can now fit books into more parts of the day with subscription options to suit every type of readerSYDNEY – 17 August 2023 – Rakuten Kobo has expanded its Kobo Plus subscription service in Australia, now offering unlimited access to Kobo Audiobooks in the catalogue for a...

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June 22, 2023

2023 Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Winners Announced

Rakuten Kobo announces the winners of their ninth annual Emerging Writer Prize adding three new Canadian authors to its growing list of celebrated writers.

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April 17, 2023

Ninth Annual Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Shortlist Announced

18 of Canada’s most compelling debut books have been selected in three genres: Nonfiction, Literary Fiction and Speculative FictionAPRIL 17, 2023 - Rakuten Kobo, in search of the best books written by debut Canadian authors, today announced the shortlist for its ninth annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. The...

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April 05, 2023

Think bigger with Rakuten Kobo’s latest eReader Kobo Elipsa 2E

With eco-conscious materials, an upgraded note-taking experience and equipped with the redesigned Kobo Stylus 2, Kobo Elipsa 2E is built for big thinkers to read, write and ideate, all on one deviceEditor's Note: media assets here Toronto, ON – April 5, 2023 – Rakuten Kobo announces Kobo Elipsa...

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April 05, 2023

Rakuten Kobo expands digital reading offering in the US and UK with Kobo Plus, the all-you-can-read and listen subscription

US and UK readers can now fit books into more parts of their day with read and listen subscription options for a low monthly feeTORONTO – April 5, 2023 – Leading digital reading retailer and publisher Rakuten Kobo announces the US and UK launches of Kobo Plus, the...

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