Sunday, March 06, 2011

Welcome to Read an E-Book Week!

Read an E-Book Week is March 6-12, 2011.

That's right - it's been forty years since Michael S. Hart created the first "e-book".

One of the first genres to become successful in the e-book field was that of the romance story. Romance novels were perfect for e-books, the genre already considered a "guilty pleasure" by most of the public, due to its oft-ridiculed and notoriously salacious content. E-book romances were easy to shop for and buy from the privacy of your home, and just as easy to read without revealing your guilty pleasure to others. Unbeknownst to the rest of the world, romance e-books had become a quiet success.

Now, with the popularity and the growing number of e-readers, teen and tween readers are purchasing the hand-held readers and enjoying the tech version of pop and classic novels!  Public library also have a growing number of 'digital books' available for download to an patron's PC.

Remember you may indulge in free "mini-reads" of my novels on or at my website on Authors Den.

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