Romance eBooks for Sale in Popular eBook Stores for July 18
This survey includes four of the top eBook venues. The number of books shown for each site is the total that site classifies as romance, including all subgenres. Note: In many cases, figures will include eBooks that also have print editions. Breaking out electronic-only editions from the totals isn’t feasible.
Amazon.com (Kindle) 18004 titles (17,535 last week) 2.7% increase
Formats: DTP format for the Kindle, iPhone, and iPod
The eBook Store (Sony) 11056 titles (11034 last week) 0.2% increase
Format: EBL for Sony Reader and PC
Fictionwise 10851 titles (10758 last week) 0.8% increase
Formats: Gemstar/Rocket eBooks, Adobe Reader, MobiPocket, MS Reader, eReader
eBooks.com 8809 titles (8809 last week) 0% increase
Formats: MS Reader, Mobipocket Reader, Adobe Digital Editions
Though Scrbd.com is now selling content in a variety of formats from independent publishers and authors, as well as major publisher Simon & Schuster, that site does not break its fiction category down into subcategories.