Ebooks now outselling print on Amazon UK

A little over a year after Amazon announced that it was selling more ebooks than print books in the U.S., the company has hit the same milestone in the UK. Another surprise: “50 Shades” author E.L. James has sold more books than J.K. Rowling on Amazon.co.uk.

“50 Shades” knock-offs climb Amazon’s Kindle charts

For better or worse, the self-published erotic trilogy ’50 Shades’ is now a bona fide smash, attracting a seven figure deal from Random House and plans for a movie. No surprise then, it’s also spawning a spate of imitations and borderline rip-offs.

Is this the next “50 Shades of Grey”?

This weekly feature tells the backstory of how one e-book became a bestseller, and highlights bestselling titles that are selling more copies in digital than in print. This week: The next “50 Shades of Grey”?