Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-14 05:00:00 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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AAP: Adult Sales Dipped in April, Rose for Kids'

Sales of adult trade books fell 4.4% in April. Despite the decline, adult trade sales were up 0.5% over the first four months of 2018. In the children/young adult category, April sales increased 6.7% and were up 9.1% over the first four months of 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult, Kids' Sales Rose in November

Sales in the adult trade category increased 6.8% in November over a year ago, and sales in the children’s/young adult category jumped 16.2%, according to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adults Sales Rose in August But Slipped for Kids

Sales of adult trade books rose 10.3% in August over August 2015, but sales of children’s/young adult titles slipped 1.3%, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers as part of its StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Books Sales Fell in First Half of 2016

Sales of adult trade books dropped 2.8% in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment, meanwhile, rose 0.9% in the same period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Sales Up, Kids' Sales Down In First Nine Months of 2017

Sales of adult trade books inched up 0.4% in the first nine months of 2017, over the same period in 2016, according to estimated released by the AAP’s StatShot program. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 3.5% in the nine-month period compared to 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 3.6% Last Week

Unit sales of print books fell 3.6% last week compared to 2020. The pattern was a familiar one—higher fiction sales offset by declines in nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Fiction Couldn't Save Last Week's Print Book Sales

With all categories except adult fiction having declines, unit sales of print books fell 5.2% in the week ended September 4, 2021 from the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 1.7% Last Week

Unit sales fell in all nonfiction categories last week, offsetting another week of increases in adult fiction and resulting in a 1.7% decline from the week ended August 1, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell Last Week, Ending Long Winning Streak

The long run of unit sales of print books posting weekly sales gains over the comparable week in 2020 came to an end last week, with units falling 1.3% compared to the week ending July 11, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Adult Fiction Books Stay on Fire

Unit sales of adult books rose 25.8% last week over May 30, 2020, and for the first five months of 2021, adult book sales jumped 32.4% over the comparable period a year ago at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 2.3% Last Week

Despite the release of 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes' by Suzanne Collins at this time last year, unit sales of print books managed to rise 2.3% last week over the week ended May 23, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 8.8% Last Week

Another good performance by the adult fiction category helped to drive up unit sales of print books by 8.8% last week over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Fiction sales increased 19% last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Titles Drove a 24% Print Book Sales Gain Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 24% last week over the comparable week in 2020. Sales of travel books continued to rebound after a disastrous 2020, and graphic novel sales soared again. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As a kid, I loved Judy Blume’s books. As an adult, I wonder: How do they read today?

Blume’s novels educated — and entertained — generations of readers. In today’s culture, it’s more complicated. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 6% Last Week Led by Adult Titles

Unit sales of adult titles jumped for the week ended April 10, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, offsetting steep declines in the juvenile categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP StatShot: US Adult Book Sales Up 35.4 Percent in November

An unusual dip for downloaded audiobooks plays into the November 2020 StatShot book sales figures from the Association of American Publishers. The post AAP StatShot: US Adult Book Sales Up 35.4 Percent in November appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-25 19:02:26 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 8.2% in 2020

With all major categories posting increases, unit sales of print books rose 8.2% in 2020 over 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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