ALAMEDA, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 10, 2010) - Vook, the company that pioneered the integration of text and video into an innovative new multi-media experience, today announced a strategic publishing relationship with premier boutique literary agency Janklow & Nesbit Associates. Janklow & Nesbit also announced today plans for its first vook, a story from acclaimed author Anne Rice.

The relationship with Vook will offer Janklow & Nesbit's prestigious authors the opportunity to participate in cutting edge digital publishing. Vook's multi-media platform adds engaging new dimensions to the reading experience, blending them with video, images and animation. Readers will also have vastly increased access to their favorite authors' works, as vooks are available on the computer using the Vook Reader or on-the-go with an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.

"Readers are looking for new ways to experience books and access them on their mobile devices and computers," said Lynn Nesbit of Janklow & Nesbit Associates. "Vook will help present our authors' creative visions in a unique way that will appeal to readers across these new digital media."

"We are very pleased that renowned agency Janklow & Nesbit Associates has joined in our vision for a new era of digital publishing. At Vook we work with publishers, authors, agents, and all of the institutions within the publishing ecosystem to bring readers the best new vooks," said Bradley Inman, CEO and founder of Vook. "The multi-media capabilities of Vook are greatly enhancing how stories are told, and making reading even more convenient across multiple devices."

About Vook

Vook offers an integrated media experience that blends text, images, linkage, photos, social media and video to create robust, rewarding new multi-media experiences of the books and authors that readers love. Vook's publishing tool, MotherVook, provides publishers with the ability to quickly and cost-effectively produce high quality multi-media e-book titles. For more information about vooks, visit Vooks are streamed to the browser-based Vook Reader and are also available on-the-go as a unique mobile application. Vook is based in Alameda, CA.

Contact Information: CONTACTS: For Vook: Peter Evers or Chris Schreiber Launch Squad 415-625-8555 For Janklow & Nesbit Associates: Priscilla Gilman Richard Morris