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July 01, 2014 00:00 ET

JukePop and Geneva, Alabama Public Library Reach Agreement to Offer JukePop e-Books

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - July 01, 2014) - JukePop, Inc., the pioneering e-book discovery site using crowd sourced reading analytics to identify up-and-coming literary talent, has reached an agreement to offer popular works from JukePop's self-published authors on the Emma Knox Kenan Geneva Public Library website. Library members can read JukePop e-books in their web browser on their mobile devices and PCs by simply clicking the e-book title listed on the "Read Free eBooks" link of the library's website. 

"Our agreement with the Emma Knox Kenan Geneva Public Library is a winning proposition for us both," said JukePop Founder, Jerry Fan. "JukePop's authors reach a new audience of avid readers and the library enhances their existing e-book offerings with fresh content from emerging new writers. While the online social network is a great tool for reaching readers globally, the library is a real-world social network for reaching readers locally."

"Libraries are having to respond to pressures from different sources," said Marian Wynn, Librarian of the Emma Knox Kenan Geneva Public Library. "Government funding is contracting; Library members are demanding more books in e-book formats; and major publishers are pricing e-books out of the range of small libraries like ours. To supply our members demand for a broader variety of e-book titles, we engaged with JukePop to make their popular self-published authors available on our site. And JukePop titles, such as X349 and The Gifted: Utopia, among others provide compelling reading for our members."

About the Emma Knox Kenan Geneva Public Library 

Established in 1904 by Emma Knox Kenan, the Geneva Public Library serves the city and county of Geneva, Alabama, a service area population of over 8000. Of this the library lends to an annual number of users with Internet connections of nearly 6,000.

About JukePop Inc. 

JukePop is an incubation platform that combines community driven feedback and data analytics to help authors turn their concepts into great books. We believe there's at least one great book in every author, the difference is in how the story is told.

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