By Wendy Mitchell
Updated December 14, 2009 at 12:00 PM EST

In a move that is worrying publishers, bestselling author Stephen R. Covey has signed an exclusive e-book rights deal directly with for two of his books for one year. According to The New York Times, Covey is moving the e-rights to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and Principle-Centered Leadership from print publisher Simon & Schuster to RosettaBooks/Amazon for one year.