Sony announced that as of May 5, users have downloaded more than 10 million ebooks from the Reader Store. This does not include the millions of books downloaded from other sources such Google Books and public libraries, or through other ebookstores in the U.S. or Sony affiliated bookstores in Europe. The most purchased eBooks include:
The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown
I, Alex Cross, by James Patterson
Breaking Dawn, by Stephenie Meyer
Eclipse, by Stephenie Meyer
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
Since its inception in September 2006, Sony's Reader Store has included a wide offering of new releases and bestselling eBook titles for book lovers of all kinds. Today it features access to more than one million titles and links to borrow eBooks from local public libraries nationwide.
We want to thank our customers for helping us reach the 10 millionth book milestone, said Chris Smythe, director of the Reader Store. The Reader Store is proud to offer them access and choice of the broadest range of eBooks today from hot new releases, to New York Times Best Sellers, to classics and hard to find manuscripts such as those available for free from Google Books.