Wow! This happened a lot faster than I thought it would just a couple of short years ago. I was surfing the Internet and saw this article from our friends at Computerworld. Amazon says it sells 105 Kindle based e-books (not counting the free e-books, so these are actual purchases) for every 100 print books.
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Got this email today announcing the opening of a new web site dedicated to crime and mystery. CriminalElement.com Pretty cool. Here is the complete press release. Gee I wonder if they like my original horror stories? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Melnyk 646-307-5662 firstname.lastname@example.org MACMILLAN TO LAUNCH PUBLISHER-NEUTRAL CRIME AND MYSTERY COMMUNITY WEBSITE: CRIMINAL
I ran across this article on CNN this morning. Very interesting and very scary for those of us who LOVE books, but, the changes in how bookstores evolve in the next few years will be interesting to watch. To summarize the article: Borders is going under chapter 11, and Barnes & Noble stock is down