BookNet Canada’s 2016 Snapshot: Nonfiction Lags Fiction

Statistics from BookNet Canada reveal the best-selling books of 2016, along with a stable Canadian book market and growing online book sales. The post BookNet Canada’s 2016 Snapshot: Nonfiction Lags Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down

Toronto-based Kobo and Seattle's Amazon are neck-and-neck in Canadian publishers' use of ebook retailers, BookNet Canada finds, in a new 2016 survey. The post BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2016: Fiction and Nonfiction

From crime fiction to medical advice with a sense of humor, both well-known authors and new voices were among the bestselling books in Germany last year. The post Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2016: Fiction and Nonfiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Illustration to Thrillers, Fiction and Nonfiction: International Titles on Offer at London 2016

We asked a few publishers which international titles they are especially excited to present to the publishing world at the London Book Fair this spring. The post Illustration to Thrillers, Fiction and Nonfiction: International Titles on Offer at London 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada’s new report. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Non-Book Merchandise: 16 Percent of Revenue or partisans of print and brick-and-mortar bookstores, the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada's new report. The post BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada: Sci-Fi, Women Leading Audiobook Consumption

Canadians say they listen to audiobooks while doing other things. In 2018, 54 percent of those surveyed by BookNet Canada prefer to listen on their phones. The post BookNet Canada: Sci-Fi, Women Leading Audiobook Consumption appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Survey Finds Facebook is Favorite in Canada

Facebook is the top social media platform used by book buyers in Canada, according to a new report on social media use by book buyers from BookNet Canada. YouTube is second. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In a ‘Steady’ First Half, BookNet Canada Sees Audiobook Purchases 4 Percent Up

As the Association of American Publishers' StatShot Annual is citing, BookNet Canada's English-language market sees online retail edging up on physical-store retail, though print is flat in the first six months of 2018. The post In a ‘Steady’ First Half, BookNet Canada Sees Audiobook Purchases 4... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New England Society Names Five 2018 Book Awards: Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, and Travel

In categories of art, photography, fiction, nonfiction, and speciality books, the 213-year-old New England Society announces winners of its award for trade books of regional interest and significance. The post New England Society Names Five 2018 Book Awards: Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, and Travel... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booknet Canada and Rakuten Kobo Award 2018 Ebook Coding Prize

Getting 'aesthetically pleasing and accessible content' out of what the judges gave her as a mashup of sci-fi and Lewis Carroll, Katy Mastrocola beats the competition.  The post Booknet Canada and Rakuten Kobo Award 2018 Ebook Coding Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent

Two of the five top sellers in 2017 in Canada were backlist, which was up 2 percent over 2016. Print unit sales fell 4 percent, value down 3 percent. The post BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for July 2017: Fiction and Nonfiction

As our China Bestseller Lists for July go to press, OpenBook's conference in Beijing has put the 2016 value of the Chinese books market at US$21 billion. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for July 2017: Fiction and Nonfiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Sales Down 2% in Canada in 2016

BookNet Canada's annual report, The State of Digital Publishing, shows a slight decline in sales of ebooks last year, even as publishers produced more digital titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada Offers Studies of Popular Genres

BookNet Canada has issued four studies looking at the demographics for book buyers of biographies/autobiographies, detective fiction, science fiction and cookbooks, each showing trends for the genre. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: BookExpo’s Audio ‘Tea,’ Canada’s BookNet-Kobo Contest, and the UK’s ‘Media Medic’

In the USA, BookExpo includes audiobook events. In Canada, ebook design is stressed in a competition. And in the UK, a bookseller features a self-published novel. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Audiobook ‘Tea’: Alda, Patterson, Meyer, Older eedPOP, which is producing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Nonfiction Stayed Hot in 2016

Even though no adult coloring book sold as well in 2016 as the bestsellers in 2015 did, the adult nonfiction category, which includes those titles, posted the biggest unit gains among the major print categories last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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15 best nonfiction books of 2016

“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all,” Henry David Thoreau once wisely counseled. It is in that spirit that we offer this list. As happens every year, 2016 was full of widely praised books, but the 15 listed here are the nonfiction titles the Monitor’s... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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15 best fiction titles of 2016

“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all,” Henry David Thoreau once wisely counseled. It is in that spirit that we offer this list. As happens every year, 2016 was full of widely praised novels, but the 15 fiction titles listed here are the ones the Monitor’s... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio download chart, September 2016: non-fiction excels

Non-fiction had a strong month in the Audio Download Chart, as the Harry Potter canon is displaced from Audible’s epper echelons in September by a slew of newcomers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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