But she has made sure that in the digital world, it’s her books and her rules. She and only she owns all sales made online. Instead of the eBooks being sold through retailers or publishers, all sales will made only through a website owned by the author. For the first time, Amazon and Barnes & Nobles have made an exception (and a huge one) for Harry Potter eBooks, allowing visitors to exit their platform to visit Pottermore website in order to complete the purchase. It is the only online publishing brand so far that sells its books exclusively through its website. [read]
After years of reluctance, author of every-so-popular Harry Potter series, ‘J.K. Rowling’ has finally released Harry Potter eBooks. This is a clear sign that one can no longer remain in denial that digitalization of books is here for good and there is no escape, even for the lovely J.K. Rowling.