Pocket Books is the latest digital imprint from publishing giant Simon & Schuster. The company plans on rolling out a number of titles in the next few months in the romance, thriller, and mystery genres. Some of the first authors to be showcased are: V.C. Andrews,Nathan Dodge, Cindy Gerard, Laura Griffin, Sabrina Jeffries,Carrie Lofty, and Michael R. Underwood.
Pocket Star books has been around for a while and has focused on mass market trade paperbacks in the past. It has been resurrected as a digital imprint to take advantage of the growing ebook market. It was first started as an imprint of the Gallery family, publishing titles from authors like Stephen King, Mary Higgins Clark, Vince Flynn, Kathy Reichs, Greg Iles, Kresley Cole, and Julia London. It has also published graphic novels such as Spiderman.