People still are not discovering books online, according to by Laura Hazard Owen’s article, “Why online book discovery is broken (and how to fix it).” Most people are discovering books in real stores and then purchasing them on Amazon.
It goes to show that books are real and people like looking through real books. (Me personally, I perfer online discovery and have been keeping track of my online discovery in the comments on this blog post, “Keeping track of how you discovered books.”)
Owen suggests that we need more online reviewers,
As bookstores go away,