According to this article on the Economist, romance novels and crime blockbusters are becoming especially popular with the rise in eBooks. These un-intellectual guilty-pleasure genres can be enjoyed without abandon now that your books covers are hidden within the digital walls of your Kindle, iPad or Nook.
At the same time, easy access to eBooks is able to widen your literary scope. In my case, I love the risk-free ability to download book samples on my Nook Color—often the first chapter or several pages of a book—to take titles for a test drive. It's allowed me to explore new genres almost every day from the (dis)comfort of a subway train, whether or not I have a chance to visit a brick-and-mortar bookstore.
The retail landscape of eBook sales has also seemingly had an effect on what people are reading. Previously, customers looking to buy a particular title might be limited to a $25 hard cover book, if it was the first edition released. Now, most new titles are available on Amazon the same day they're shipped to stores, often at a steep discount.
What about you? Are you finding that making the move to reading eBooks has had an effect on what titles you choose? Why? Tell us in the comments!