Ok, we might be biased, but eBooks are the greatest invention since . . . well, the book itself. . But, you don't have to take our word for it. We highlighted some of the top stories in digital publishing this week so you could see for yourself:
- eBook users read 60% more books. Given that reading can make your smarter (seriously, check it out,) we think anything that encourages more reading is great. Yes, it may be that current eBook readers are simply the more voracious reader types to begin with, but we'd still like to hold out hope that eBooks can help convert more people into readers. Read More.
- eBooks are going global. Amazon's launch of a Spanish Kindle eBook store is testament not only to the growing demand of eBooks, but also their growth outside the US. Read more.
- eBooks are Making the Big Bucks. Harry Potter eBooks sold over a million pounds in 3 days. This is an encouraging testament to the growth of that market. Here's to bigger eBooks opening weekends! Read more.