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What Amazon's Ebook Numbers Are And Aren't Telling You

Posted at 7:20AM Tuesday 05 Aug 2014

How much should an e-book cost? Publishers set the retail price for a current e-book, like James Patterson's "Invisible," at $14.99. That's a lot less than a hardcover copy of the book ($25.50), but it's still more than Amazon thinks a reader should be paying for an e-book; Amazon says the price tag should be $9.99.

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