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US E-book Sales Rose 4% in First Quarter

Posted at 8:32AM Friday 18 Jul 2014

Trade e-book sales rose 4.3% in the first quarter of to $387.9 million, according to AAP's monthly StatShot report. The increase was due to a 39.6% increase in e-book sales in the children's/YA segment which offset a 0.6% decline in sales of adult e-books. Overall, sales in the children's/YA segment rose 31.5% in the quarter at publishers that report to StatShot led by sales of Veronica Roth's Divergent series.

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