Category Archives: Featured

Comics Spotlight: Binge on Bloodshot

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That chalky skin, that square-jawed glower, that target on his chest: Bloodshot is the most instantly recognizable of Valiant’s flagship characters. Since the Summer of Valiant relaunch, he’s also emerged as the star of one of the best pure action comics today. And with the upcoming Bloodshot Reborn series taking the character on a whole new ride, now’s the perfect time for a Bloodshot binge.
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Comics Spotlight: The Many Sides of Daredevil on Scribd

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The comics fans around the Scribd office are absolutely giddy about Netflix's upcoming Daredevil series. A blind attorney gifted with heightened senses, Matt Murdock is one of Marvel's most unusual heroes, and over the years some of the best writers and artists around have been drawn (pun most certainly intended) to the challenge of bringing him to life. Before the series starts this Friday, get to know the many incarnations of the Man Without Fear with these must-reads from our library.
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Reading Around the World

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A few weeks ago, we asked our team of data nerds about reading activity around the world. We were pretty excited by what they came up, so we made it into a nice picture to share with you all. Enjoy!
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2014: A Year in Review

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It’s a big time around our office as we mark one year since launching our book subscription service. But we’re not just celebrating our year. Scribd wouldn’t be anything without you, dear readers. And frankly, you all have blown us away. Over the past year, you’ve collectively spent more than 17.6 million hours reading more than a billion (with a b) pages. Read more

Scribd Reader Spotlight: Mother’s Day

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Clockwise from top right: Cherye E., Versana P., Dorothy Z., Cherye E.’s motto, Theresa J.

This Mother’s Day, we want to celebrate all of our Scribd readers who are mothers and all the mothers who are readers. So we asked four of our Scribd moms to share what they’re reading, why they love to read, and what they’re doing this Mother’s Day. Read more

Scribd Author Series Presents: The Write on Mamas

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In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’re welcoming the Bay Area writing group, Write on Mamas, to Scribd. We’ll have 6 writers in our office. They’ll be here talking about how writing informs their parenting and how parenting informs their writing.

Fans and members of the San Francisco reading and writing community are invited to join us for a free, intimate event with these writers. Read more

Trick or Read: Scribd Suggests Some Halloween Reading

theexorcistFinally! Halloween is just one day away, meaning lots of candy, pumpkins, ghosts, ghouls, and probably a lot of people dressed up like Miley Cyrus.

But no Halloween would be complete without reading a few haunting tales, so the spookologists on Scribd’s Editorial Staff a put together a collection of stories so spine-chilling you’ll be sleeping with the lights on well into November. Read more

Scribd Interview: Author Hyla Molander

Earlier this week, we shared the story of longtime Scribd author, Hyla Molander’s journey to market and publish a book using Kickstarter.

Today, we present an interview with her that goes into her background using Scribd, thoughts on self-publishing and the extremely personal story that is the foundation of her forthcoming memoir, Drop Dead Life. Read more

Author Taps Kickstarter, Scribd to Promote Book

A preview of the cover of Hyla Molander's upcoming book; "Drop Dead Life."

A preview of the cover of Hyla Molander’s upcoming book; “Drop Dead Life.”

For the past few years — almost since the beginning, author and writer Hyla Molander has been utilizing the features and power of Scribd.

Over the past few weeks, we’ve discussed the often difficult and tumultuous world of digital publishing. Read more