Amazon, Subscriptions Hot at DBW 2015

An estimated 1,500 book industry players gathered in New York on January 13–15 for the 2015 Digital Book World Conference and Expo, where talk about Amazon, ebook subscriptions, the growth of the Apple iBooks store, and the rise of self-publishing dominated the conversation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW: Amazon's Grandinetti talks subscription, innovation

In a predictably careful interview at New York's Digital Book World conference between DBW’s Mike Shatzkin and Michael Cader, and Amazon Kindle senior vice-president Russ Grandinetti, earlier today (Wednesday 14th January), the most important moment may have come when Shatzkin suggested that, in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DBW 2014: Amazon, Subscription and the Book Business

In a morning session entirely devoted to Amazon.com, author Brad Stone and consultant Joe Esposito looked back over the history of Amazon's growth (and remorseless tactics) before looking ahead to its next round of competitive targets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

If you’re a Kindle user, you’ve undoubtedly come across titles with that Kindle Unlimited logo and an enticing “$0.00” price tag attached. You’re curious, yes? With titles in genres from mysteries and romance to sci-fi and self-help, Kindle Unlimited is an easy and affordable way to sate your... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon US launches subscription service for children's books

Amazon US has launched its first subscription service for physical books - a service called Prime Book Box specialised in children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Launches Kids' Subscription Service

Amazon has introduced Prime Book Box, a subscription service that will deliver children’s books every one, two, or three months to customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon is trying to be your one-stop subscription shop

Amazon's subscription offerings go beyond Kindle Unlimited, Prime and its various add-ons. The retailer has offered magazine subscriptions for awhile too, and now the company has set up Subscribe with Amazon. It's a hub that gives "subscription provi... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon's Audible Introduces Podcast Subscription Service

There are several hundred thousand podcasts available through Apple's podcast app, and all of them cost the same amount: nothing. Starting today, you can have access to a far smaller slate of podcasts for a few bucks a month over at Audible, the audio books service owned by Amazon.Audible is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Amazon expands kids subscription service

Amazon is adding content for children aged nine-12 to its Fire for Kids Unlimited subscription service, including Harry Potter and Dennis the Menace books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hot Books from Pakistan in 2015

A survey of the hot book titles that sold in Pakistan last year, including an Urdu collection of short short stories and numerous thrillers. The post Hot Books from Pakistan in 2015 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Hot and Cold Book Categories of 2015

The hottest category in 2015 was art/architecture/photography, which had a 60% increase in unit sales in 2015 over 2014 at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of December 7, 2015

Finnish prize-winner racks up sales, Death takes a roadtrip in Germany, a Nigerian novel comes to France, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of November 23, 2015

An American debut by a London-based author sells in Sweden, and a Dutch novel about the disowned daughter of Pablo Neruda is preempted in France. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of Monday, November 9, 2015

Among the books generating interest across the globe are a nonfiction account of a photographer who was held captive by ISIS, and a book by a German forestry expert which posits that trees can communicate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of Monday, October 26, 2015

A number of memoirs are heating up internationally, with many having picked up steam at this month's Frankfurt Book Fair. Among the true-life tales gaining traction are a memoir from a Dutch poet about the death of his wife and father, and a Swedish journalist's story about her... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of October 12, 2015

As the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair opens, deals are being struck for, among other projects, a children's book from film director and screenwriter Bobbie Peers and a debut UK novel discovered in the slush pile. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Skoobe: Subscription E-books Are Succeeding in Germany

E-book subscription services have been the subject of intense interest in North American publishing, especially with the failure of Oyster last month and the growing pains of rival service Scribd over the summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What Hot Titles U.S. Agents will Be Taking to the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the titles expected to draw lots of interest are Anna Quindlen’s new novel, two projects by Karl Ove Knausgaard, an examination of artificial intelligence, and a look back by Cindy Crawford. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of September 21, 2015

A Taiwanese coloring book and a Romanian thriller drawing 'Harry Quebert' comparisons are among the titles racking up international sales right now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hawkins has biggest-selling Amazon ebook of 2015

Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Transworld) is Amazon.co.uk’s biggest selling ebook of 2015 so far, the retailer has revealed. The list of top 20 ebooks of the year is dominated by female authors, with E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey companion novel, Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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