Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Is it just me or are things getting a little crowded in the ebookstore market. For a long time there were a few big ones (Fictionwise), a bunch of little ones (Diesel etc), some genre (AllRomanceEbooks) and niche outlets (RPGnow etc) and straight-from-the-publisher options. For those inclined there are also locked-in options like the Amazon Kindle or apps such as for the iPhone....
Now it seems like everyone wants to be an all-genre all-format ebookstore. Last week Barnes and Noble jumped into the fray with their so-called "world's largest ebook store". Today the major UK book retailer The Book depository opened their US ebook storefront.
Which begs the question, where exactly do y'all get your ebooks?
The answer from my ebook folder seems to be....
1) Review copies (sorry, I am behind on reviews!)
4) Direct from publisher
5) other (various)