Originally Posted by artifact
The 'featured items' area has to go. One of the reasons I chose the Kobo Touch over the Nook and Kindle was because it didn't hog homepage real estate nor force their bookstore upon me. I specifically sought a device that was generic and not connected to a bookseller.
At least let me disable it. (If I can I can't find it.)
I find myself agreeing with that. Kobo Touch already sells a Special Offer edition for a reduced price, and I paid the full price for mine.
Edited to add: The shortlist comes up on the homepage and not ads for new books. I misunderstood, and am happy with how the homepage works.