“Amazon doesn’t want to sell books from Hachette Book Group,” Peter Kafka reports for Re/code.

“More for us, says Apple, which is taking advantage of the fight between the world’s biggest bookstore and one of the world’s biggest publishers,” Kafka reports. “Its iTunes store is promoting a sale on digital versions of popular Hachette titles, including upcoming books from James Patterson and J.K. Rowling.”

“Apple won’t come out and say that, exactly. But if you head to the iTunes book page, you’ll see Apple is highlighting a ‘Popular Pre-Orders: $9.99 or Less’ section,” Kafka reports. “And if you click on the ‘see all’ button, you’ll note that every one of the 26 titles Apple is pushing is scheduled to be published by Hachette, including ‘The Silkworm,’ the new book from ‘Harry Potter’ author Rowling, written under her Robert Galbraith pseudonym.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Smirk.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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