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Are there good book recommendation services?

You may give a try to some book specific social network like Goodreads; you don't need to register to view its contents, so if you look at a book page you can see that it shows many sections like "...
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Are there good book recommendation services?

What Should I Read Next is a decent service. It doesn't require an account, which is an added bonus. You simply type in a title or author and the service will recommend books by the author or similar ...
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Using the same javascript library several times in an ebook

The best practice is to store your .js script in a folder labelled JavaScript inside the .oebps folder, then have your HTML point to that script / directory whenever you need to employ it. I have to ...
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iBooks - Cover Image Page

linear="no" is the attribute that prevents a file in the spine from appearing in iBooks. In your case, you would simply remove it from this line which appears in the content.opf file: <spine toc="...
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backing up books from iBooks

If you sync your phone to your computer, you should be able to see all your files in this location: ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.BKAgentService/Data/Documents/iBooks/Books Use a terminal to go there,...
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How to make ibooks automatically break sentences?

Assuming that you've got a reflowable epub formatted semantically, it should do this automatically. I've seen some conversions that used tables to lay out text rather than simply putting each ...
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Why does the text in my aside display in my ebook?

First of all, note that iBooks for OS X is very very buggy, and its behavior differs from iBooks on iOS with respect to many functions. Said that, note that "iBooks hiding <aside> elements" is ...
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How do I reverse an epub that turns right to left?

This might not apply in your case, but my response was getting too long for comments. If you have an epub3 and you have access to the files, you can set the page progression direction. If you look ...
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Problem with left alignment in Calibre/iBooks

I don't think text-align left and Justify text have anything to do with one another. Justification is usually controlled by the reading system, while text-align left is the default behavior for text. ...
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iBooks ERROR ITMS-9000 - problem with id

An XML name must begin with a letter, underscore or colon (although in this case, the colon is prohibited). See https://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-xml-20001006.html#sec-common-syn
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Can you use CSS to target iOS night reading mode?

I found the answer to this on stackoverflow. You can target different iBooks reading modes using these special CSS selectors: :root[__ibooks_internal_theme*="Sepia"] :root[__ibooks_internal_theme*="...
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Locating or Copying Epubs in iBooks

Wouldn't you just be able to use iTunes to copy the file from your tablet/phone onto your desktop? It's been a while since I've done it, but after you connect your device and it appears in itunes, ...
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Cross-platform interactive ebook in iBooks Author

This is a case where a very user-friendly tool works well on only one platform. Before I say anything else, you should have learned how to create and edit links in HTML. Also, it might help to use ...
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Has Apple’s FairPlay DRM been cracked?

I have not used it but this program claims to be able to remove DRM without affecting the book. http://www.remove-drm.com/ibook-drm-removal-mac.html If this can be confirmed as working you have your ...
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If I update an already published book on iTunes Producer, will those changes be pushed to purchasers?

Yes, this happens automatically. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH12101?locale=en_US During the publishing process, you specify whether the book is new or an update to a previously published ...
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Are there good book recommendation services?

Try the book recommendation tool on Zolabooks.com/recommendations. You enter a title, it recommends four others. If you click on one of the recommended books, it re-enters the search using that book ...
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Where can I find Apple's iBooks formatting guide?

Newest version (as of 8/2/2016) v5.2.5 is on itunes connect. iBooks Asset Guide 5.2.5 iBooks Store Formatting Guidelines Tried editing the url from @Tom's answer and found this: https://...
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EPUB & Kindle File Glossary and Dictionary Selection

This is what I've found thus far. Cross-Platform The most cross-platform solution to providing an accessible glossary would be using hyperlinks (styled so as to be somewhat unobtrusive) that link to ...
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