Google has opened its eBookstore in Canada. Like the Google’s eBookstore in the U.S. and the UK, the Canadian store includes more than 2 million public domain titles.
It also includes publishing partnerships. Mobile Syrup has more: “Google has signed deals with a number of publishers, several representing Canada: McNally Robinson, Penguin, Random House and Harper Collins, plus Canada’s largest publishers including House of Anansi, Dundurn and McGill Queens University Press. Book pricing is set by the publisher and range in price points.”
Like the U.S. and UK counterparts, Canadian independent booksellers will be able to sell eBooks through Google. The Financial Post has more: “Google also plans to offer independent Canadian book sellers the opportunity to sell their books online and the Mountain View, California has partnered with several independent retailers to launch the project.”
The opening is part of Google’s global eBook expansion. Google opened up shop in the UK last month, and is expected to open in Australia soon.