Apple today announced that Random House, Inc., the largest trade book publisher in the US, has made its full catalog of 17,000 ebooks available on Apple's iBookstore, including: bestsellers by Stieg Larsson, John Grisham, Dan Brown, Danielle Steel, Laura Hillenbrand, Cormac McCarthy, Lee Child and many more of the world's preeminent authors.
Starting today, customers can pre-order upcoming releases from Random House including: Lisa Gardner's "Love You More, Suze Orman's The Money Class and Jean Auel's The Land of Painted Caves."
With the addition of Random House, the iBookstore now features over 2,500 Publishers, offers ebooks from all six major trade publishers and thousands of independent publishers.
iBookstore customers can choose from a wide selection of illustrated and video-enhanced books that look incredible on iPad, including Jay-Z's memoir Decoded and Bing West's The Wrong War; bestselling children's series such as Magic Tree House and Junie B. Jones; and cookbooks by Martha Stewart, Rachael Ray, and the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Random House, Inc. comprises more than 80 adult and children's US publishing imprints including Alfred A. Knopf, Doubleday, Crown, Pantheon Books, Vintage, Ballantine and Bantam.
The iBookstore, included in Apple's free iBooks app, is the best way to browse, buy and read books on your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. iBookstore offers ebooks from more than 2,500 publishers in more than 20 categories, including Mysteries & Thrillers, Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbooks, Children's & Teen, Humor, Romance, Business and Travel.