The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing

1. Survey: E-books outsold hardcover books in adult fiction in 2011, a first (Reuters)

2. What the DOJ e-books lawsuit could mean for young authors trying to get published (PaidContent)

3. Barnes & Noble launches cloud-based reading platform for the web (PaidContent)

4. Will your kids inherit your e-books? (NPR)

5. Is a sales tax coming for digital books? (Huffington Post)