Connect Books revenue up 14% in first six months

Connect Books saw a 14.4% year-on-year rise in revenue for the first half of its financial year, driven by its wholesale and Wordery arm. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German book sales drop nearly 14% in 2020 first half

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the German book industry hard with sales down 13.9% year on year in the first half of 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 04:40:48 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Moves Up Mary Trump Book to July 14

The latest step in the next book Donald Trump wants to block: The Big Five publisher accelerates the book's release, as pre-orders soar. The post Simon & Schuster Moves Up Mary Trump Book to July 14 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-06 20:49:08 UTC ]
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The Rain Heron picked as BA Fiction Book of the Month, as scheme restarts

The Booksellers Association has announced The Rain Heron by Robbie Arnott (Atlantic) as its Fiction Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 04:12:42 UTC ]
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BA restarts Children's Book of the Month scheme with Diddle That Dummed

The Diddle That Dummed (Hodder Children's) by Kes Gray and Fred Blunt has been selected as the Booksellers Association's Children's Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 02:25:08 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge chosen as Waterstones Book of the Month, with charity donation

Reni Eddo-Lodge's chart-topping Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race has been named as Waterstones Book of the Month for July, with 20% of sales set to be donated to charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 20:19:30 UTC ]
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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-14 10:30:00 UTC ]
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How I’m Using Byzans to Connect With Other Book Lovers This Quarantine

Learn about Byzans, an online book club app that connects fellow readers, and participate in a book club without leaving your home. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-03 10:34:49 UTC ]
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Book Revenue Fell 21% in Q1 at LSC

Revenue in LSC Communications’ book group dropped 21.4% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, falling to $204 million. Lower demand for educational materials offset an increase in its trade business, the printer, which filed Chapter 11 in April, reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Silent Book Club, a global meet-up for introverts, now connects them remotely

A book club for people who don't like book clubs, founded in 2012 in San Francisco and now boasting six chapters in L.A. County, has moved online. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-10 14:00:07 UTC ]
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14 April YA Book Releases to TBR

A beauty pageant, a boarding school, a trip to Paris, and more. Break out that TBR and get the best of April 2020 YA book releases! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-01 10:32:31 UTC ]
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Dialogue rolls out virtual book club to connect readers in 'uncertain times'

As part of a new virtual book club, publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove will be in conversation with a Dialogue author about their book on Instagram live every Thursday at 8 p.m. for the next 10 weeks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 22:24:25 UTC ]
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Clare Pooley | 'It is a book about the importance of community in a world where we are more connected than ever but more lonely than ever'

The sought-after first novel by former blogger Clare Pooley exposes the need for connection in the age of social media Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 07:25:26 UTC ]
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Books of the Month: January 2020

The Bookseller's expert previewers share their top picks from January's new fiction, non-fiction, children's and paperback releases. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 12:42:18 UTC ]
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14 Romance Books Matched With Hogwarts Houses

Harry Potter and romance books? Of course!!!! Get ready to know more about these romance books matched with Hogwarts Houses. A Slytherin + Hufflepuff? Yes. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-18 11:38:39 UTC ]
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BA launches Indie Book of the Month scheme

The Booksellers Association (BA) will launch the Indie Book of the Month scheme, to promote adult and fiction titles across the UK and Ireland next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 19:14:43 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann 'confident' at nine-month mark as group revenues grow 3.3%

Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has expressed confidence it will meet its targets for the full year 2019, reporting a boost in group revenues for the first nine months of 3.3%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 00:49:57 UTC ]
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Elphinstone's The Snow Dragon is BA children's book of the month

The Booksellers Association has named Abi Elphinstone’s “captivating” story The Snow Dragon as its book of the month for November.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-01 01:30:17 UTC ]
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Beano launches monthly children’s book club

Beano has launched a new book subscription service for children offering newly published books across a wide range of authors and genres. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 14, 2019

Seven-figure deals dominate this week’s column, as publishers open their wallets in the run-up to this week’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs deal with Classoos for 14,000 academic books

Bloomsbury has signed a licensing agreement to make 14,000 of its academic books available through digital textbook platform Classoos. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-25 06:50:05 UTC ]
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