James Patterson Has Sold Over 1 Million Ebooks

Posted on July 8, 2010

Hachette Book Group announced that author James Patterson has has sold 1,141,273 ebook units. This makes him the first novelist ever to surpass the 1,000,000 mark.

James Patterson said, "Things have really changed in the digital space. With more and more people reading on iPads, Kindles, and Nooks, taking time to create interesting, user-friendly, enhanced ebook editions is becoming more and more important. And if ebooks get people who might otherwise not be reading to pick up a book, then that makes me happy."

1 million is a lot of ebooks. This is yet another sign that ebooks have gone mainstream. Many more people will probably get an ereader as a gift during the upcoming holidays which will generate yet more ebook sales. Eventually ebooks will become the dominate format.

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