This survey includes seven of the top eBook venues. The number of books shown for each site is the total that site classifies as romance on their main “browse all romance” page. Venues are listed in order of numbers of books.
This week Kindling Romance welcomes Barnes & Noble to the count. For the moment, they trail the rest of the pack considerably.
Amazon.com (Kindle) 18,902 titles (18,730 last week) 0.92% increase
Formats: DTP format for the Kindle, iPhone, and iPod
All Romance eBooks 18,192 titles (18,037 last week) 0.86% increase
Formats: Adobe PDF eBook, MSReader, HTML, Mobipocket, Palm DOC/iSolo, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Rocketbook, Open eBook.
Books On Board 13,793 titles (13,752 last week) 0.3% increase
Formats: ePub, Secure Adobe Editions (ADE), eReaders, MSReader, Mobipocket.
The eBook Store (Sony) 11,456 titles (11,365 last week) 0.8% increase
Formats: EBL for Sony Reader and PC
Fictionwise 11,145 titles (11,065 last week) 0.72% increase
Formats: Gemstar/Rocket eBooks, Adobe Reader, MobiPocket, MS Reader, eReader
eBooks.com 9,182 titles (9,182 last week) 0% increase
Formats: MS Reader, Mobipocket Reader, Adobe Digital Editions
Barnes and Noble 4304 titles (first week on Stats page)
Formats: iPhone, iPod, Blackberry, PC, Mac
Note: In many cases, figures will include eBooks that also have print editions. Breaking out electronic-only editions from the totals isn’t feasible.