One Dollar E-Books

Orbit Books US is offering one title from their e-book catalog specially priced at $1.

Every month, there'll be a different title available for $1, all throughout the year, and you can choose the format you want, Amazon, Sony, Mobi.

This month's promotional book is The Way of Shadows, Book One of the Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks.

The February 2009 book will be Use of Weapons by Iain M. Banks.

From the press release:
VP and Publisher of Orbit Tim Holman said: "We believe that this promotion will give readers a great opportunity to discover new writers. Most of our consumer marketing has an online focus, and the digital marketplace offers the perfect platform for price-promotion initiatives such as this. It will be very exciting to see how effective it is. The range of titles chosen for the promotion includes a mix of frontlist and backlist, from both new and established authors, and we will be monitoring the performance of every title very closely."

Let's hope they have a successful test drive of this push to increase e-book consumption!

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