What I would like to know is, why is it that I can buy some eBooks from Amazon for $.99, while others cost $9.99 and up from Amazon and the Apple iBook store?
In 2016 the average (mean) American read 12 books, according to the Pew Report. The median average was only 4 books though. The mean for college graduates was 17 books. 28% of respondents read at least one eBook. I have been a compulsive reader since I was about ten years old. One year during the 1970s I read 200 books, but most of them were short. I always read between 40 and 50 books a year, averaging over 350 pages per book. This year, if I stay on my current pace, I will read at least 50 books.
Several companies have reported that their sales of digital course materials, including textbooks, have overtaken print materials.
The Book Creator app lets students create books on their iPads.