According to a study conducted by Bookboon, only 15.5 percent of surveyed American readers do not intend to read eBooks in the next three years.
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The report, which surveyed more than 5,678 Americans on their opinions and adoption habits of eBooks, also found that eBook consumers will grow by 84 percent over the next year. Almost a quarter of Americans expect to buy their first eBook in 2013, and that number is higher for tablet owners, as 30 percent of this audience expect to buy their first eBook this year. According to Bookboon, 27.1 percent of tablet owners are currently buying eBooks, and this is expected to grow to 49.8 percent of the population in 2013 … Three years from now, 57.7 percent of those surveyed expect that more than half of the books they read will be digital. Only 15.5 percent of readers said that they expect not to read eBooks at all.