One of the first eBooks, to be released on August 29th, just in time for Halloween is Reveka's Return, followed on August 31st by Reveka's Revenge, both titles of the Crimson Pursuit Series by James Hoch. Look for them at Smashwords and soon thereafter the Apple iBookstore and pre-order your copy today!
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Stepping up its support of self-published and independently published books, the Apple iBookstore has launched a new category called Breakout Books. While the iBookstore has always accepted self-published works, the new iBookstore category gives publishers and authors a new platform for marketing and promoting their books and highlights both the growing sales of self-published titles and the increasing significance of the category.
The bulk of the titles featured right now in the iBookstore’s new Breakout Books category are from Smashwords, the self-publishing platform founded by Mark Coker. Smashword e-books are distributed through Apple devices to the North American market and globally to about 50 countries. Smashwords distributes about 120,000 e-book titles via Apple devices. According to a spokesperson for Smashwords, “Since Christmas, iBookstore customers have downloaded an average of more than 1 million free and priced Smashwords books a week.”