Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

Four Amazon Publishing titles, which drew poor BookScan print sales numbers, are among the top 20 fiction bestsellers on the latest iteration of the e-tailer's new weekly bestseller list, bolstered by sales in non-print formats. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Key Rights Offers on Deck: Amazon Publishing Titles at Bologna and London Book Fairs

This week at Bologna International Children's Book Fair and then at London Book Fair April 10 to 12, the Amazon Publishing foreign rights team packs new titles–—and the retail muscle to make all boats float. The post Key Rights Offers on Deck: Amazon Publishing Titles at Bologna and London Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Domestic Fiction Leads Slovakia’s Book Market Growth and Bestseller Lists

In its latest market report, Slovakia's publishers' association says the overall book market was worth up to €110 million (US$135.3 million) in 2016. Fiction rose to 27 percent of those sales. The post Domestic Fiction Leads Slovakia’s Book Market Growth and Bestseller Lists appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Debuts Topple Books Imprint

Jill Soloway, LGBTQ activist and creator of the Amazon TV shows 'Transparent' and 'I Love Dick,' has been named head of Topple Books. The new Amazon Publishing unit will focus on works by women of color, as well as writers who identify as queer and/or gender nonconforming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2017 Bestselling Books in Germany: Translations Top the Fiction List

In 2017, the bestselling books in Germany show that readers are interested in translated fiction and thrillers. Nonfiction bestseller lists included more German authors than foreign authors. The post 2017 Bestselling Books in Germany: Translations Top the Fiction List appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Driscoll signs new two-book deal with Amazon Publishing

Amazon Publishing’s Thomas & Mercer imprint has signed two new titles from former BBC journalist, Teresa Driscoll. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China: Reed Exhibitions Exits Shanghai’s Book Fair, and Our Latest Bestsellers List

After handling Shanghai International Children's Book Fair's management for five years, Reed Exhibitions Greater China says 'the time has come to move on.' The post China: Reed Exhibitions Exits Shanghai’s Book Fair, and Our Latest Bestsellers List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book India and Dainik Jagran Introduce First Hindi Bestseller List

From the Business Standard: Long asked-for by publishers, retailers, and readers, the first Hindi bestseller list is out from Nielsen and Dainik Jagran. The post Nielsen Book India and Dainik Jagran Introduce First Hindi Bestseller List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Did a YA book buy its way to the top of the New York Times bestseller list?

For a few hours, a debut author shone at the top of the N.Y. Times bestseller list Thursday. But after online commenters questioned how the book got there, the paper removed "Handbook for Mortals" by Lani Sarem. What happened? Author Phil Stamper thought it was strange when "Handbook for Mortals"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for June 2017: A Publishing Perspectives Exclusive

Based on sales at 3,115 physical stores and 11 online retailers, here are the June 2017 monthly bestseller lists from China using OpenBook and Trajectory data. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for June 2017: A Publishing Perspectives Exclusive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Starts Weekly Bestseller Lists

The new feature, called Amazon Charts, includes two weekly lists. One details the retailer's top 20 titles sold (across all of its platforms), and the other highlights the 20 most read (or listened to) books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia blamed for hacking Amazon listing of anti-Trump book

Historian Timothy Snyder’s On Tyranny, which offers lessons on resisting repressive rule, has sales blurb rewritten to repeat slogan seen on pro-Putin posters Publishers believe that Russian hackers are behind an attack on the Amazon page for a self-styled manual for resisting US president... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia blamed for Amazon listing of anti-Trump book

Historian Timothy Snyder’s On Tyranny, which offers lessons on resisting repressive rule, provokes fake book listing that repeats slogan seen on pro-Putin posters Publishers believe that Russian individuals are behind the creation of an fake book parodying a self-styled manual for resisting US... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing at London Book Fair: Literary Fiction, Suspense, Memoir

Amazon Publishing, the largest publisher of translations, will be at the London Book Fair with a rights list of suspense, memoir and literary titles. The post Amazon Publishing at London Book Fair: Literary Fiction, Suspense, Memoir appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book filled with blank pages tops Amazon's best seller list

A joke book "written'' by a conservative author and filled with blank pages in a dig at Democrats is the top selling book on Amazon. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Respond to Losing Some 'New York Times' Bestseller Lists

Publishers expressed dismay, confusion and surprise at the 'New York Times' decision to eliminate some bestseller lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Top 10 Print Book and Amazon Kindle Bestsellers of 2016

The new Harry Potter book was by far the bestselling print title of 2016, and 'The Girl On the Train' was a major print and ebook bestseller for the second year in a row. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Adds Free Books to the Ever-Growing List of Prime Benefits

US Prime members can now get unlimited access to a rotating selection of reading materials. The post Amazon Adds Free Books to the Ever-Growing List of Prime Benefits appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Biggest-selling' self-published book of 2016 lands Amazon deal

Self-published author Adam Croft has been snapped up for a publishing deal by Amazon imprint Thomas & Mercer after releasing what he says is the biggest-selling book by a self-published author in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV War and Peace puts Tolstoy's book on bestseller list for first time

Epic novel, whose length has long discouraged readers, has made it on to the Bookseller’s top 50 after the BBC’s acclaimed new adaptationBritain is racing to address the fact that only 4% of Britons have read War and Peace, with Leo Tolstoy’s doorstopping epic entering the UK’s book charts for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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