Children/YA Has Strong July Sales Gains

Sales in the children/young adult category rose 16.6% in July over July 2018, while sales of adult books increased 3.9% in the month over 2018, according to the AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After Months of Strong Sales, Bookstores See Drop in July

Bookstore sales in July fell by just under 1% compared to July 2015, marking the first month in 2016 that sales were down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Sales Stay Hot in July

Sales of adult books were down 2.2% in the first seven months of 2014, while the children's segment seems headed for a banner year with sales up 25.8% through July. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Sales for Children's Books Strong at Indies

PW's annual post-Christmas survey of two dozen bookstores across the country didn't turn up any blockbusters on a level with last year's Hunger Games trilogy; instead, shoppers gravitated to a mix of children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 on a YA Theme: July YA Releases for Your TBR

We're talking about some of the July 2019 YA releases your summer reading list needs. Check out these upcoming novels and add them to your TBR. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-03 10:32:46 UTC ]
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Children’s Institute 2018: Children’s Books Remain Strong

While the number of indie bookstores around the country continues to grow, so too does one of the strongest segments of the books category, children's. NPD Books offered the latest stats and trends to watch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weak Print Sales Limit Sales Gains at Wiley

A drop in print revenue in John Wiley's publishing group was offset by increases in the company's other to operating divisions, leading to a 2% sales rise in the quarter ended July 31, 2017, over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's acquires 'achingly romantic' YA from Jennifer Niven

Penguin Random House Children's is publishing Breathless, a new "personal" and "achingly romantic" YA novel by Jennifer Niven, in paperback this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 14:05:27 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

Blackwell's has reported "strong" Christmas sales with the chain's online business enjoying a "buoyant" trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 17:46:29 UTC ]
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New Literary Agency Specializes in Children’s and YA Graphic Content

Returning to earlier career experience in comics and graphic novels, Janna Morishima is focusing on visual storytelling in her relaunched agency venture. The post New Literary Agency Specializes in Children’s and YA Graphic Content appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-10 12:30:35 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Solid Sales Gain in Early November

With both juvenile categories posting double-digit increases and a strong gain in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 5.9% in the week ended Nov. 9, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlotte's Web tops children's book sales in China

The bestselling children's book in China this year is still Charlotte's Web, as consumers continue to buy old favourites and the number of new titles is expected to fall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 20:36:16 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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'Strong' UK interest as Patricia Highsmith's diaries up for sale

Several UK publishers have their eyes on the UK rights to novelist Patricia Highsmith’s extensive diaries, which will for the first time tell of the author’s “heart-break, difficult choices, hard-won professional triumphs and a furiously fast-paced social life”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 19:04:45 UTC ]
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PNBA 2019: Strong Sales Make for Upbeat Show

With a good summer and the beginnings of a strong fall, booksellers at this year's Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, were decidedly upbeat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkey bans sale of Rebel Girls to children

Rebel Girls has said they are "saddened" by the Turkish government’s decision to ban the sale of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls to under 18s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 20:39:58 UTC ]
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July Bookstore Sales Drop 5%

Bookstore sales in July were $646 million, down from $680 million in 2019, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s signs ‘subversive YA’ Anna Karenina retelling

Penguin Random House UK Children’s has scooped a 'subversive YA' modern-day reimagining of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 02:57:34 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Posts Double Digit Six Month Sales Gain

Unit sales rose 24% in the first six months of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, while revenue increased 26% at Sourcebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers for July: An Urban Online Gaming Culture Drives Sales

New fiction on China's bestseller lists captures the contemporary sensibilities of young adults in the country's largest cities. The post China Bestsellers for July: An Urban Online Gaming Culture Drives Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-30 05:30:36 UTC ]
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