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Spanish-Language E-book Retailer Challenges Amazon, iBooks

April 10, 2013

BajaLibros.com, a leading retailer of eBooks in Spanish, opened its portal for business in the U.S. today.

The new portal allows Spanish-language readers to download more than 50,000 books, novels, and textbooks, including classics and bestsellers, to enjoy on a variety of devices such as, iPads, smartphones and tablets with Android OS, netbooks, notebooks or desktop computers.

The company made the announcement at Hispanicize 2013, the largest U.S. Hispanic marketing, media and entertainment conference, being held this week in Miami Beach.

"After receiving superb reviews from readers in Latin America, we are thrilled to open our on-line book store to Spanish language readers in the U.S.," said Viviana Zocco, founder and president of the VI-DA Group and creator of BajaLibros.com. "We are confident that we will provide a much needed service to millions of people, whether they are a casual reader or a student studying Spanish."

BajaLibros.com offers e-books in various genres, including popular works from Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile and Peru. For example, BajaLibros.com has the largest collection of Spanish-language books about Pope Francis - all of which have been written by him - including popular titles that have become BajaLibros.com's best sellers since the pope was elected.

BajaLibros.com provides readers more than 50,000 free and affordable e-books in Spanish, on a variety of topics in various genres. Originally from Argentina, Bajalibros.com claims it offers more titles than any other e-book store in the U.S., including Amazon and Apple iBooks. The company will begin releasing its Best Sellers list, highlighting the most popular eBooks in Spanish and will announce agreements with leading colleges and universities that will offer their required reading in Spanish on this eBooks platform.

SOURCE BajaLibros.com



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