Watch out: 2019 is sneaking in some last kicks to the crotch before it’s done. Overdrive, the leading provider of ebooks to public libraries, is being sold by Rakuten to the investment firm which “bought and bankrupted” Toys R Us. Just this month I switched from Kindle to Kobo, and one of the motivating factors was the native integration between Kobo and Overdrive thanks to Rakuten owning them both. But is Kobo next?

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