April 10, 2013
, the world's largest retailer of eBooks in Spanish, opened its portal for business in
the United States
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
"After receiving superb reviews from readers in
, we are thrilled to open our on-line book store to Spanish language readers in the U.S.," said Viviana Zocco, the founder and President of the VI-DA Group, the creator of
. "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."
Due to its contracts with large publishing houses throughout
offers eBooks in various genres which include popular works from
, among others countries. For example,
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
's best sellers since the Holy Father was elected.
provides readers more than 50,000 free and affordable eBooks in Spanish, on a variety of topics in various genres. Originally from
and now enjoyed by readers across
, Bajalibros.com offers more titles than any other e-book store in
the United States
, 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.