Posts tagged e-book trends
Thanks to mommy porn, e-book lending is on the rise
February 23, 2013 | 10:43 am
It's certainly not news that the rising tide of books in the so-called "mommy porn" genre are driving sales of e-books like nothing else that has come before them. But a recent article in Ireland's Belfast Telegraph explains that erotic fiction is resulting in many more e-book library loans, too. In one Irish community, according to the article, e-book library loans rose "from 16,231 in 2011 to 19,847 in 2012." And what was the area's most popular library e-book in 2012? A steamy Harlequin romance by India Grey, titled At The Argentinean Billionaire's Bidding. Another Harelquin, Kate Walker's Bedded by the Greek Billionaire, was the second most-borrowed...
TeleRead’s E-Book Market Predictions for 2013
December 12, 2012 | 10:13 pm
It's that time of year! Everyone from fellow bloggers to publishers themselves are coming out with predictions for what the coming year will bring the e-book world. So what do we at TeleRead predict? Here are some trends to keep an eye on. 1. The international market will rise significantly Amazon and Barnes & Noble may dominate the U.S. market, but Kobo is the market share leader in Canada, and is gaining ground in other markets where it is partnering with major retail chains and often being the first on the scene. Amazon is taking notice and beginning to localize its popular Kindle store. First,...