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New Pilkey Title Leads a Good Week for Book Sales

An early 2021 Easter, combined with declining sales last spring as the pandemic heated up, resulted in a huge gain in unit sales of print books for the week ended March 28, 2021, over the comparable week last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Seussville: When Children’s Books Are Politicized

Oh, the book sales they'll drive! After six Dr. Seuss books are discontinued, NPD looks at the latest US book sales data for insights. The post Publishing in Seussville: When Children’s Books Are Politicized appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-16 14:30:49 UTC ]
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Adapting Grace

The power of a good screen adaptation can be life changing for even the most successful author, opening them up to a whole new world of fans, book sales and opportunities. A good adaptation becomes watercooler chat, penetrates the public consciousness and authors become the gate keeper to a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-13 11:35:11 UTC ]
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According to data, Black and Latinx Millennials are keeping the book industry alive.

Surprisingly, despite the heavy toll taken by the COVID-19 pandemic on brick and mortar bookstores (especially independent brick and mortar bookstores) nationwide, US book sales actually increased by 8 percent in 2020. What demographic is responsible for keeping the industry alive and thriving... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 19:04:39 UTC ]
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Has the Holiday Shopping Surge Started? Book Sales Say Yes

Unit sales of print books increased 18.3% last week, an indication that the early shopping surge that retailers have been hoping for may be taking place. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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10 books to read in November

This month’s book sales will undoubtedly get a boost from Barack Obama’s memoir, among other promising titles. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-01 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher says Covid has weaved magic over book sales

After shaky start in lockdown, Bloomsbury sales soar as people pick books over box setsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Harry Potter publisher, Bloomsbury, has reported its most profitable first half in more than a decade, after a nation tiring of box sets fuelled... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-27 12:22:12 UTC ]
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An Australian bookstore will stop stocking books by J.K. Rowling.

Australia has spoken, and J.K. Rowling is out. Rabble Books & Games in Maylands, Australia, said earlier this week that the store would stop stocking her books due to this, this, or this, all of which, it’s not so wild to presume, have already impacted her book sales. “We are always trying... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 19:06:37 UTC ]
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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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Confirmed: Audiobooks are the brightest place in publishing right now.

Remember March? You know, a million years ago? During the month in which most places in the US began to shut down and enforce social distancing, book sales, unsurprisingly, suffered, with one notable exception: audiobooks. The Association of American Publishers released its sales numbers for... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-19 17:45:32 UTC ]
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5 Debut Novels to Listen To in Quarantine

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping us indoors, early numbers suggest a surge in book sales. Audio and eBooks in particular have seen a sudden rise. It has also been a tough time for bookstores. Independent bookstores have had to move online, many offering free shipping to compete with Amazon... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-28 08:48:50 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Concerns Prompt Cost Cuts

The steady erosion of book sales is impacting all parts of publishing as the Covid-19 pandemic tightens its grip of the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org to share 30 percent of each purchase with bookstores impacted by coronavirus shutdowns.

Bookshop.org, an alternative to Amazon that shares proceeds from book sales with independent bookstores, will give more money to those stores in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on small businesses. Bookshop announced today that it would increase bookstore partners’ affiliate... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-18 15:09:12 UTC ]
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Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

According to the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), Italy's book market fell 25% last week, with those areas worst-hit by the coronavirus—such as Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia—seeing drops of 50% and above. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 21:19:43 UTC ]
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Mackay to leave Edinburgh International Book Festival

​Simon Mackay is to leave his role as head of book sales and retail at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in spring 2020 to take on a new project.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:36:55 UTC ]
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Charlotte's Web tops children's book sales in China

The bestselling children's book in China this year is still Charlotte's Web, as consumers continue to buy old favourites and the number of new titles is expected to fall. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 20:36:16 UTC ]
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OR/M Delivers Huge Boost to Book Sales

Through its data-driven Ignition marketing program, OR/M has skyrocketed print and e-book sales for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada's Indie Booksellers Are Optimistic

A survey of Canadian independent booksellers by BookNet Canada found nearly three quarters felt the bookselling industry was "healthy" and 68% saw an increase in revenue from book sales in the previous year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Summers departs Emerald for The Paperback Shop

Caroline Summers is leaving her role as head of book sales for academic publisher Emerald and taking up a new post as sales director at The Paperback Shop. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 12:35:41 UTC ]
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Waterstones staff to be awarded 4% bonus

Waterstones owners Elliott Advisors have approved a company-wide 4% bonus, following a "pretty good" financial year "driven above all by better book sales", according to m.d. James Daunt.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 02:35:31 UTC ]
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