There were 430 eBook singles published in 2013, according to new numbers from Thin Reads, a company dedicated to eBook singles. One hundred and four of those eBook singles were published in the fourth quarter.
According to the report, 170 of those titles were fiction and 260 were nonfiction. Eighty-one narrative story eBook shorts were published in 2013, and seventy-five essay & ideas. There were also forty-eight memoirs and fifteen biographies.
Elmore Leonard’s The Trespassers and Confession, previously unpublished stories written in 1958, were among the fiction titles, as was Dean Koontz’s Wilderness. Nathaniel Philbrick’s short The First Thanksgiving and Robert Caro’s JFK assassination account Dallas, November 22, 1963 were notable nonfiction eBook singles published last year.