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Charting Ebook Growth Slowdown

While ebooks continue to boom around the world, the growth of ebook revenue and e-reading adoption in the U.S. has slowed somewhat. The infographic below charts several of the data points that observers and analysts have highlighted when citing an ebook growth slowdown. Publishers looking forward to ebooks dominating the publishing business in the...

Ebooks up Modestly in First Quarter 2013

Ebook revenue growth in the U.S. has slowed in 2013 afters years of double- and triple-digit gains. Ebook revenues for trade publishing grew 5% in the first quarter of 2013 to $393.6 million. Ebooks now account for over a quarter of trade book revenue.

Children’s Ebooks up 89% in July, Adult up 48%

Growth in children's ebook publishing revenues in the U.S. showed signs of slowing from a stupendous rate earlier in the year, perhaps affected by the Hunger Games ebook sales tapering off. Adult trade ebook growth in July was in line with figures from the rest of the year which show a steep drop-off from...