BEA 2014: Measuring the E-book Market

When ebooks first began to make meaningful inroads in publishing in 2009–2010, a number of executives predicted they would become another format within the industry. In 2013 ebooks had become part of the “normal” book market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Children's Books at BEA

For readers of all ages and interests, there were no shortages of titles to grab, snag, and talk about. YA continues to generate long lines and lots of attention. At Simon & Schuster, one of the big teen titles was Scott Westerfeld's Afterworlds—and not just because BEA factors into the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market 2014: Nonfiction Up, Overall Sales Down

The German Bookseller and Publishers Association presents statistics for the German book market 2014. Sales are up in nonfiction and at physical bookstores. The post German Book Market 2014: Nonfiction Up, Overall Sales Down appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 'Fault in Our Stars' Top 2014 E-book Seller

John Green's The Fault in Our Stars was the top-selling ebook in 2014, according to data just released by PubTrack Digital, a unit of Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China at BEA 2015: The E-book Market in China

Digital reading technology has been widely embraced by the Chinese reading public. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and digital help grow the book market in 2014

Last year the book trade “rekindled its love affair with the physical book”, Pan Macmillan’s m.d Anthony Forbes Watson has told The Bookseller. “Previous years have all been about growing ebook sales, but in 2014, in a market where ebook sales were plateauing, suddenly it was all about forward... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books at BEA 2014: Photos from the Show

Three days of books, authors, giveaways, and controlled chaos: join us on our annual photo tour of highlights from BookExpo America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: John Green: Book to Screen

All that hard work promoting The Fault in Our Stars—which started three years ago with John Green signing pages to be bound into the 150,000 copies of the novel’s first print run from Dutton—has paid off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Your Opinion Sucks! Best and Worst Book-to-Film Adaptations

No one knows how the first book-to-film critics panel at BookCon will go, least of all Matt Atchity, the editor-in-chief of the online film review site Rotten Tomatoes, who is going to be moderating. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Stan Lee: From Comic Book Legend To Children’s Author

With X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man 2 taking top box-office this month, one might presume that the co-creator of all these classic superheros is sitting by a pool somewhere sipping mai tais. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: #WWDB Panelists Agree: We Need Diverse Books

On May 1, responding to criticism of the lack of diversity among featured authors at BookCon, a grassroots coalition of authors and other book people launched a social media campaign, #WeNeedDiverseBooks, that quickly went viral. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Pamela Paul Does Her Own ‘By the Book’

Every Sunday in the New York Times Book Review, Pamela Paul does a q&a interview with an author in the popular “By the Book” feature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Books of the Show: Coming Right Up

Thursday's relative quiet was followed by a much busier Friday, with aisles buzzing, lines snaking too far to find the end. Fairgoers stood patiently, waiting to meet the author and get that coveted signature on the title page of the giveaway galley. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Books, Champagne, Therapy

Cleis Press, founded nearly 30 years ago in Berkeley, Calif., by Felice Newman and Frédérique Delacoste, and its Viva Editions imprint are offering a wealth of author events, signings, and promotional activities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Little Booth, Gigantic Books

Even with all the celebrity authors wandering around Javits, it’s impossible to overlook two monumental South Dakota Historical Society Press books about larger-than-life subjects: Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, edited by Pamela Smith Hill, and Love Letters... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Christian Children’s Books Sell More Widely, Publishers Say

For publishers of religion books aimed at young readers, it's easier than ever to find readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: YA Editors Pitch Books at Buzz Panel

A debut, a sequel, the first of a new fantasy trilogy and more were among the books discussed at BookExpo America 2014's YA Editors' Buzz Panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Books, Technology, and the Culture of Distraction

Authors Nicholas Carr and Hugh Howey, among others, debated the impact of technology on publishing and culture at BookExpo America 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facts and Numbers on the Korean Book Market: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

A visit to the Gwanghwamun branch of Kyobo, Korea’s largest bookstore chain, provides many clues to the country’s present book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Korea Named as Market Focus for London Book Fair 2014

The London Book Fair will feature Korea—a top ten, yet underserved market—as the Market Focus country of the 2014 Fair. The program will showcase business opportunities in Korea. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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