Week In Review: Digital Gift Cards, eReader Gift Guide, eBooks In Spanish

The weekend is here at last. Here is a roundup of eBook news this week for your weekend reading:

We introduced our Holiday Gift Guide to eReaders.

Amazon and Kobo both launched the ability to send eBooks as gifts through e-mail.

Amazon got into the movie business.

Apple introduced gift cards for the iBookstore.

Barnes & Noble started carrying eBooks in Spanish.

Amazon announced that it would be publishing eBooks for Toby Press.

Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins both released enhanced eBook apps about JFK.

Nook Color reviews began to pop up.

Publishers said they expect to see eBook sales surge after the holiday because of eReaders given as gifts.