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BajaLibros Expands Into US Market With The Third Largest Spanish Language eBookstore | The Digital Reader
One of South America's leading ebookstore has expanded into the US market. BajaLibros announced today that they were officially launching in the US ebook market. This ebookstore had originally launched in Argentina in 2010, and later expanded to include the rest of South America, Mexico, Latin America, and Spain. At first glance BajaLibros looks to be just another ebookstore that sells Epub. Like many others, they have apps for Android and iOS, both of which were developed by Bluefire.Their ebooks can be read on almost any ereader besides the Kindle, including Nook, Kobo, and others. But BajaLibros does also offer their own ereader. The Papyre is a rebranded 6" ereader that I believe was originally developed by Quisda. Assuming the product page is accurate, it's being given away in Argentina with the purchase of an $800 store credit. I believe that price is in Argintine pesos, and is equal to about $155 USD. If you're not up on the SA ebook scene then you might not have heard of BajaLibros. I had not, but I was told today that they are one of the major ebookstores in South America. They reportedly generate more sales for the Spanish-language ebook distributor Libranda [...]