I’m always looking to understand more about publishing. E-books especially intrigue me because they can have such huge potential for authors—and yet, they also pose a threat to small bookstores and local efforts. So, I took research into my own hands to get a better grasp on the e-book market. What I found was surprising: There may be hope for print, after all! (Click the image below for a larger view.) Note: At the time I completed this research, these were the latest statistics available. Do you have any thoughts on the e-book trend? Information to add? Points to debate? Please share in the comments.