AAP Monthly Statshot, September 2014

Sales of adult trade books fell 11.8% in September compared to September 2013, according to AAP’s monthly StatShot program. Sales dropped in all three adult print segments, while ebook sales rose 0.5%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2014 PW BEA Show Daily, May 29, 2014

Read the complete PW BEA Show Daily for May 29, 2014. News from BookExpo America 2014, author interviews, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Prime flaunts a monthly price tag, now offers streaming and two day shipping for $7.99 per month

Amazon Prime's trifecta of two-day shipping, instant media streaming and monthly Kindle book rentals just became a little more consumer friendly at a slightly higher price. As a Hacking Netflix reader recently noticed, Amazon is now inviting users to buy into Prime for $7.99 a month, bringing... Continue reading at Engadget

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Physical book sales slump 4% month-on-month

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 14:05 Spending on printed books slumped 4% in August, with sales plummeting to a seven-year low for the month, according to Nielsen BookScan data. A total of £107.5m spent on physical books at UK booksellers in the four weeks to 27th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Sales Were Solid Through September

Sales of adult trade books rose 8.9% through the first nine months of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019, and sales in the children/young adult segment increased 7.7% for publishers that report sales to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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September Publishing reveals lead spring titles

Indie September Publishing has revealed two lead titles for spring: Melissa Rice's memoir Sobering: Lessons Learnt the Hard Way on Drinking, Thinking and Quitting, and Ronald J Deibert's non-fiction work, Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 01:43:01 UTC ]
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Jacaranda and Andersen Press team up for Black History month author event

Jacaranda Books and Andersen Press will join forces to host an author reading event with Kwame Alexander, as part of its Black History Month celebrations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 07:18:24 UTC ]
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Monkey Island is getting a $160 anthology release this month

It’s no three-headed monkey, but if you’re a fan of classic adventure games, you’ll definitely want to turn around and take a look at this. In honor of Monkey Island’s 30th anniversary, Limited Run Games is releasing a massive collector’s edition tha... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-19 20:28:16 UTC ]
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In Nick Hornby’s ‘Just Like You,’ the fate of a May-September romance keeps the audience guessing

Hornby writes insightfully about the daily disappointments, both professional and personal, that haunt ordinary lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Asian-American Identity: Gold House Book Club Opens This Month

'Championing authentic Asian representation through media to reshape public opinion,' Gold House opens a new book club. The post Asian-American Identity: Gold House Book Club Opens This Month appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Print Units Post Double-Digit Gains at the End of September

With the juvenile and YA nonfiction categories both posting better than 32% gains, unit sales of print books rose 10.3% in the week ended Sept. 26, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books of the Month: October 2020

Every month, The Bookseller's expert previewers highlight a selection of the new fiction, non-fiction, children's and paperback titles coming out. Here, we share their top picks for October's new releases. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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This Dystopian YA Novel Feels Too Real: Critical Linking, September 30, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Napack Elected AAP Chairman

Brian Napack, president and CEO of John Wiley & Sons, has been elected the new chairman of the Association of American Publishers. Napack, who had been vice-chairman since the beginning of 2020, succeeds John Sargent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK reveals programme of events for Black History Month, spearheaded by THRIVE

Hachette UK’s black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employee network THRIVE is partnering with its authors to host a series of free panels in celebration of Black History Month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 03:00:06 UTC ]
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New in paperback: 13 September releases worth reading

Among this month’s picks: a shortlisted Booker Prize novel and last year’s winner, Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Just how odd is this month’s bestseller list? A look at pre-election bestsellers from years past.

We’re a little more than a month out from Election Day and the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list is looking predictably odd. In a year when books about anti-racism have reached unprecedented sales, so too has the tide of journalistic blockbusters and books by conservative mainstays been... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-25 13:58:38 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 28, 2020

Bob Woodward has the #1 book in the country, and the third-biggest debut of the year, with ‘Rage.’ Plus 16 years after ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell,’ Susanna Clarke avoids the sophomore slump with ‘Piranesi,’ and ‘Three Keys’ by Kelly Yang is among the titles new to our children’s fiction list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Continue to Roll in Mid-September

Helped by the release of Bob Woodward’s Rage, unit sales of print books jumped 16.4% in the week ended Sept. 19, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 28, 2020

Swedish author Alex Schulman sells a novel to Doubleday in a high-six-figure preempt, St. Martin’s buys Therese Anne Fowler’s latest for seven figures, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion Book Deals: September 23, 2020

Philosopher James K.A. Smith re-ups with Brazos Press, IVP signs the ‘Road to Flourishing,’ and several new commentary series are coming from Eerdmans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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