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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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US publishers' revenues leap 4.9% in first quarter

US book publishing revenues have risen 4.9% for the first quarter of 2017 following higher sales in Adult books and higher education course materials, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) has reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Weekly Annual Adult Bestsellers 1990-2013

What were people reading during the days of grunge rock and the Clinton presidency? What was the highest number of bestsellers by Stephen King on a single list? Remember the Gone with the Wind sequel? Take a trip down memory lane with PW's annual bestselling adult books list from 1990-2013, our... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lisa Thomas Takes Over at National Geographic Adult

Lisa Thomas has been promoted to publisher and editorial director of adult books at National Geographic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult books 'a bright spot' in latest AAP revenue stats

The latest report from the Association of American Publishers has revealed adult book revenues in the US shot up 2.9% for the first three quarters of 2015 - and up more than 7% in September - while children's and YA takings for the period dipped slightly. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Sales Stay Hot in July

Sales of adult books were down 2.2% in the first seven months of 2014, while the children's segment seems headed for a banner year with sales up 25.8% through July. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Directions For National Geographic Books

The appointment late last month of Hector Sierra as general manager and senior v-p for National Geographic Society’s books division completes the new management team that will now drive the book operation for one of America’s best-known brands. The change in the division began last October when... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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