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Parable Survey Finds Sales at Christian Retailers Rose 8% in 2023

Sales at the more than 200 Christian retailers who took part in the Parable Group's annual survey rose 8% over 2022. Gifts, adult books, and Bibles remained the most popular categories for the stores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Rose 1.8% in October

Results were buoyed by strong sales in higher education course materials, which were up 17.9%, and at religious presses, which saw a 12.2% bump, in conjunction with a 1.5% increase in sales of adult books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in May

A 14.1% decline in May in the children's/YA segment was offset by gains in sales of adult books and college course materials, leading to total sales in the month holding even with 2022. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Care and Feeding of Magical Veterinarians

Here are 10 books that feature magical veterinarians in science fiction and fantasy settings, ranging from YA to adult books. Start with Super Extra Grande by Yoss, translated by David Frye. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-28 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Romance Books Were Hot in 2022

2022 was a tale of two categories when it came to sales of adult books, with romance novels the runaway hit. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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October Was a Rough Month for Publishing Industry Sales

With sales in the adult books and children’s/young adult categories falling 16.4% and 9.9%, respectively, total industry sales dropped 9.3% in October from a year ago for the 1,370 publishers that report results to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Sales Continued to Struggle in August

Book sales fell 9% in August compared to a year ago at the 1,367 publishers who report data to AAP’s StatShot program. All segments had declines in the month, with sales of adult books down 9.3% and sales of children’s/young adult book declining 10.9%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks, Ebony Ink Deal for Adult Books

Sourcebooks has reached an agreement with Ebony Magazine Publishing to create a list of Ebony-branded adult books. The first books in the list will be released this fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Gains in Q2

Strong sales of adult books and another big gain in its international operations led to a “robust, healthy” second quarter at Simon & Schuster, company CEO Jonathan Karp told 'PW.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wattpad Launches Imprint for Adult Books

Canadian online writing platform Wattpad announced the launch of W by Wattpad Books, a new adult imprint focused on commercial fiction. It will publish its first five titles in 2022. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Adult Titles Had Big Gains Last Week

Unit sales of print books jumped 35% last week over the comparable week in 2020, driven by huge sales gains for adult books. At this point last spring, sales of adult books were soft because of the pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Higher Digital Sales Drove Gains of Adult Books in August

Sales of downloadable audio jumped 32% in August over a year ago and e-book sales rose 14.6%. With hardcover sales up 29% in the month, sales of adult books rose 13.2% in August, according to AAP's BookStat. Total industry sales inched up 0.3% in the month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers ECW and Annick Form Partnership

ECW Press, a publisher of adult books, and Annick Press, a publisher of children's and YA books, both based in Toronto, are partnering, with ECW co-publisher David Caron is acquiring ownership of Annick over five years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Sales Up 3.5% in First Two Months of '20

Publishing industry sales had a nice start to 2020, rising 3.5% through February, according to AAP's StatShot program. Sales of adult books were up 2.9%, and sales in the children/young adult rose 6.3%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tomlinson to retire after 13 years at The Book People

Karen Tomlinson, head of adult books at The Book People, will retire in September after 13 years with the company.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-30 01:43:54 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Flat in October; Kids' Down 6.8%

Sales of adult books were flat in October compared to October 2017, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Sales in the children/young adult segment fell 6.8% in the month compared to 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maas turns hand to adult books for Bloomsbury

YA novelist Sarah J Maas is to write her first series for adults, set to be published by Bloomsbury in late 2019. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newbery and Caldecott Medals Lead ALA’s 2018 Youth Media Awards

Books, their authors and their illustrators are recognized in the American Library Association program of Youth Media Awards, including audiobooks, debuts, adult books for teens, titles in the LGBT experience, and even a Dr. Seuss award. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monthly StatShot, July 2017

Sales of adult books were 9.8% lower in July 2017 than in July 2016, and sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 36.8%, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers as part of its StatShot program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Reports Downturn in Trade Sales for April 2017

Due to declining ebook sales and a major drop-off in mass market, sales of adult books and children's books were down in April. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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