I was looking for statistics on how readers choose books and I ran across this article on A Snapshot of Reading in America in 2013. Okay, it’s a little dated but I found it interesting and thought you might, too. Since this report sales of -e-books and audiobooks have increased by a fair percentage. This is from several of the workshops I took at my conference.As of January 2014, some 76% of American adults ages 18 and older said that they read at least one book in the past year. Almost seven in ten adults (69%) read a book in print in the past 12 months, while 28% read an e-book, and 14% listened to an audiobook.
On an average, the typical reader read five books last year. Print books arer still popular but e-books are catching up.
To read the whole article you can go to http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/01/16/a-snapshot-of-reading-in-america-in-2013/ (The Pew Research Center)