Independent eBook publisher Open Road Media has acquired E-Reads, an eBook publisher that has been around since 1999. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Here is more from the Open Road blog: “E-Reads and Open Road, founded ten years apart, share the same passion for the power of digital publishing. E-Reads was founded in 1999, at the dawn of the digital era. The company is the oldest independent digital publisher in the field and was built to create an ebook market for authors.”
E-Reads’ 1,200 titles will join OpenRoad’s catalog, bringing the collection up to more than 4,000 titles. This includes books across genre, from authors including Dan Simmons, Harlan Ellison, and Greg Bear.