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.
Barnes & Noble, noticeably behind other retailers when introduced to the Stats last week, apparently is working rapidly to make up lost ground, with a near 4% week-over-week jump in titles offered, the largest increase yet for this feature on Kindling Romance.
Amazon.com (Kindle) 19,106 titles (18,902 last week) 1.08% increase
Formats: DTP format for the Kindle, iPhone, and iPod
All Romance eBooks 18,379 titles (18,192 last week) 1.03% increase
Formats: Adobe PDF eBook, MSReader, HTML, Mobipocket, Palm DOC/iSolo, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Rocketbook, Open eBook.
Books On Board 13,935 titles (13,793 last week) 1.03% increase
Formats: ePub, Secure Adobe Editions (ADE), eReaders, MSReader, Mobipocket.
The eBook Store (Sony) 11,556 titles (11,456 last week) 0.87% increase
Formats: EBL for Sony Reader and PC
Fictionwise 11,187 titles (11,145 last week) 0.38% increase
Formats: Gemstar/Rocket eBooks, Adobe Reader, MobiPocket, MS Reader, eReader
eBooks.com 9,334 titles (9,182 last week) 1.65% increase
Formats: MS Reader, Mobipocket Reader, Adobe Digital Editions
Barnes and Noble 4,476 titles (4,304 last week) 3.996% increase
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.