Following your recommendation I had a look at this book. It's the first time I have seen a Kindle edition priced more than the paperback version. Here in the UK the paperback is on sale at £6.29 while the Kindle edition is £6.64. I hope this is not going to be the start of a trend.
Other reviews are very complementary but do point out that it is aimed at the Teens/Young Adults market. If only I was in that demographic range