We Are Living Through a Reading Revolution; and it’s AWESOME!

Alexis Anne Books

A little factoid keeps popping up that seems to be surprising the publishing industry: once someone purchases an e-reader (any e-reader) they start to buy more books.  Not just e-books, but ALL books!  Paperbacks in particular, but hardcovers as well.

The industry seems to be scratching their heads, which just further proves to me how completely out of touch the publishers are with the readers.  Because really, this is a great big DUH!  Kindles, Nooks, iPads, and tablets everywhere have not only put one-click purchasing into the hands of consumers, but (and this is the important part here) made reading affordable and convenient again.  I know I’m not the only one who would plan a lovely afternoon to browse the book store, enjoy a coffee, and agonize over my purchase.  Because I was only getting one.  It was all I could afford.  And if I took a chance on a…

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