The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing

1. Penguin discontinues library-book downloads for Kindle users (PCWorld)

2. International publisher alliance shuts down piracy site (The Bookseller)

3. Whitney Houston’s death triggers flood of new Kindle e-book releases (Los Angeles Times)

4. UK magazine publishers report e-edition sales with print numbers for the first time (

5. New tools make self-publishing easier (USA Today)

6. The ‘annoyed librarian’ says digital books and libraries don’t mix (Library Journal)