Books trend for 2018

By all accounts, the Hulu series “The Handmaid’s Tale” was a huge success in 2017. Counterintuitively, the Margaret Atwood novel it was based on has been a constant on bestseller lists. Hadn’t people gotten the story from watching the show? Apparently not. In fact, this was the case for a number... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trends in Children’s Books: Five 2018 Predictions from Scholastic

What will kids be reading in 2018? Scholastic editors issue five predictions about what children's book trends will be popular and successful next year. The post Trends in Children’s Books: Five 2018 Predictions from Scholastic appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Dandelion Children's Book House

The contradictions embodied in the folk symbol of the witch captured the attention of Sally Yan, founder and editor-in-chief of 11-year-old publishing company Beijing Dandelion. “The witch is a popular figure in Western classics: sometimes as the protagonist; other times, in the periphery. The... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Books Company

Beijing Yutian Hanfeng’s full-color 222-page catalogue is a testament to the company’s dedication to design and art: every page, highlighting a particular series of books, is beautifully illustrated and meticulously designed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Promoting Wordless Picture Books in China

“The more words, the better” is a general truism of the Chinese children’s book market. Chinese parents and educators always want more words for children to learn and more paragraphs to relay additional information. A book’s value often is tied to the quantity of text on its pages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Everafter Books Publishing House

When it comes to partnering with major overseas publishing houses, few people are more knowledgeable than founder and publisher Huang Xiaoyan of Everafter Books. After all, she was involved in the high-profile joint ventures of Macmillan Century and Hachette-Phoenix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

“Helping every kid to become a book lover” is the motto at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, which was established in 2002 to translate classic and award-winning children’s books. Less than one year later, it published two well-known authors: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Book Trends from the Göteborg Book Fair

Saskia Vogel documents the hot book trends from the Goteborg Book Fair, including feminist texts, literary fiction, and more. The post Hot Book Trends from the Göteborg Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Cover Design Trends for 2020

Maybe you can't judge a book by its cover but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy one and anticipate upcoming book cover trends. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-07 11:41:17 UTC ]
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Nearly half of all book reviews in Australia in 2018 were of works by female authors

Stella Count researchers say gender parity reached by most publicationsResearchers have praised most Australian publications for reaching gender parity in their book review sections last year.Of published book reviews in Australia in 2018 49% were for books written by women, according to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-18 18:00:08 UTC ]
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Welbeck's Mortimer Books sees 29% sales jump in 2018

Welbeck Publishing Group has announced net sales were up for 2018 by 29% at Mortimer Books, the company it acquired when it took on Carlton this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:46:43 UTC ]
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Total UK publishing revenues down 2% in 2018; consumer book market stable

UK publishing industry revenues overall stood at £6.05bn in 2018, down 2% on the £6.15bn revenue of the previous year, according to the PA Publishing Yearbook 2018, just released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 05:53:24 UTC ]
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Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018

In an upbeat report, the German book market is seen as having grown last year for the first time since 2012–by 300,000 buyers–with its financial performance leveling out. The post Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 03:21:53 UTC ]
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Interview: Leonid Palko of the Russian Book Union on ‘Distinctive Market Trends’

Talking with the Russian Book Union's Leonid Palko, we learn that the three-point shape of the national book market appears to be shifting, and publishers are looking to adapt. The post Interview: Leonid Palko of the Russian Book Union on ‘Distinctive Market Trends’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Oliver and Captain Underpants among the most “challenged” books of 2018

The ALA usually lists 10 books, but included 11 this year because there was just so much to clutch pearls over. What do Captain Underpants and John Oliver have in common? They are both on the American Library Association’s list of most “challenged” books for the past year, which is a nice way of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Sales Flat at Hudson in 2018

While sales in Hudson Group's literature category dropped 5% in 2018 compared to 2017, book sales were about flat with 2017. Hudson operates about 60 bookstores in airports and sells books in another 500 of Hudson's 1,082 locations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019

Following the release of German book market data from 2018, the country's publishers turn their attention to issues facing their industry in 2019. The post The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG harnesses environmental trend with plastic pollution book

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a book about plastic pollution by author-illustrator Neal Layton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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