Cosy crime expands market for dark thrillers with both booming, editors and agents say

Cosy crime has boomed in the last year but there is still space for the psychological thriller, according to agents and editors, who describe a general appetite for crime and escapism that has flourished under lockdown.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 15:43:41 UTC ]
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Cosy crime expands market for dark thrillers with both booming, editors and agents say

Cosy crime has boomed in the last year but there is still space for the psychological thriller, according to agents and editors, who describe a general appetite for crime and escapism that has flourished under lockdown.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 15:43:41 UTC ]
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Authors drive boom in US marketing demand as they seek help to plug books

Writers say investments in book promotion to augment publishers’ in-house staff are key to successKatherine Reay has written a dozen novels. When The Berlin Letters, her most recent, hit the shelves earlier this year, she embarked upon a 30-stop promotional book tour.“I love the personal... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-06-07 11:30:48 UTC ]
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Book Packager Melcher Media Expands into Marketing and Printing

After 30 years in business, the company will offer direct-to-consumer sales, marketing, and printing services for what founder and CEO Charles Melcher calls "a focused list of clientele." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside TikTok’s out-of-home marketing approach as it expands further beyond mobile

The social media platform has partnered with several digital media networks, including GSTV, Redbox and ReachTV as part of a larger push into digital out-of-home. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2023-08-08 09:30:00 UTC ]
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Criminally Hot: 15 New Mystery, Thrillers, & True Crime For August 2023

There's something for every reader in August's new mystery, thriller, and crime releases, from a true crime memoir to historical mysteries including Harlem After Midnight by Louise Hare. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-31 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Agents, Editors, and Publicists Share Perspectives at AWP23

Insights from literary agencies and publishers helped writing conference attendees imagine their paths to publication. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At Cairo Book Fair, Publishers Expand Rights Trade and Marketing

Publishers are building up their rights and digital business at Cairo International Book Fair this year, despite regional economic challenges. The post At Cairo Book Fair, Publishers Expand Rights Trade and Marketing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-02 17:35:34 UTC ]
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Start with Mysteries, Thrillers, & True Crime If You’re New to Audiobooks

If you're new to audiobooks or unsure if they're for you, try a mystery, thriller, or true crime audiobook to get you started. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-20 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Susie Steiner, author of stylish British crime thrillers, dies at 51

As a Guardian journalist, she helped popularize the “Keep Calm Carry On” poster. She later wrote bestselling novels about police detective Manon Bradshaw. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-15 00:29:15 UTC ]
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Vox Media Relaunches and Expands Group Nine’s Performance Marketing Solution

Vox Media announced Wednesday the launch of VM Connect, a rebranded and expanded version of the performance-marketing solution G9 Direct, which Vox Media inherited from Group Nine Media after it acquired the digital media company in February. As G9 Direct, the platform enabled brands to purchase... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-06-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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France’s Catherine Nabokov: An Editor in Business as a Literary Agent

As Friday's opening of the 2022 in-person Festival du Livre de Paris approaches, Catherine Nabokov talks about nurturing 14 writers' work. The post France’s Catherine Nabokov: An Editor in Business as a Literary Agent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-20 20:27:46 UTC ]
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Osman named 2021's number one bestseller as TV star’s cosy crime titles set the tills alight

Richard Osman claims the crown for the bestselling book of 2021 ahead of Charlie Mackesy, although the top-line figures are once again affected by some data blackouts owing to lockdowns. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-06 06:20:57 UTC ]
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Cosy crime, cookbooks and a surprise hit: what we’ve really read in the pandemic

It was a chance to finally get around to Tolstoy or Proust, but the charts tell a different story. Which books did we actually turn to in the lockdowns? • Let us know in the comments what you were reading Back in spring 2020, when it became clear that coronavirus wasn’t going away, book lovers... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-11 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Lawmakers Expand Inquiry into Library E-book Market

After questioning the Big Five publishers in September, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo (D-California) this week expanded their ongoing inquiry into the library e-book market with questions for nine major library e-book distributors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Editors and agents laud actors’ impact on audio editions as spectre of AI looms

Figures from across the trade discuss the importance of securing professional voice artists to create a slick listening experience, as automated voice development continues apace.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 20:41:18 UTC ]
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Viper scoops two more crime thrillers from Ward

Viper has bagged two more "twisting and chilling" novels from crime and thriller writer Catriona Ward, author of The Last House on Needless Street. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 22:31:31 UTC ]
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Adweek Expands Coverage Areas in Commerce, Performance Marketing and Convergent TV

Like all digital media businesses, Adweek is looking back at the challenges and successes of a vexing 2020, while also looking ahead to the opportunities in 2021. And we're going to start early--as in today. You may notice some changes to the Adweek.com homepage as we have scoped out new areas... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-12-29 12:00:28 UTC ]
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Booming audiobook market can accommodate new entrants, Bar-Kar tells FutureBook

The audiobook sector's boom means it will be able to accommodate Spotify's move into the market but publishers are still only just realising the sector's potential, Bookwire's Videl Bar-Kar has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 19:16:13 UTC ]
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Celaya on the boom in audio content in Spanish-speaking markets

Javier Celaya is the founder and c.e.o. of Dosdoce.com, a member of the executive board of the Digital Economy Association of Spain, as well as head of institutional relations at the Spanish Digital Publishing Association (Aselid). He talks to Tom Tivnan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 01:37:55 UTC ]
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Zaffre to publish 'dark and twisted' debut thriller The Art of Death

Bonnier Books UK has acquired an "intensely creepy" serial killer thriller debut, The Art of Death by David Fennell, to publish under the Zaffre imprint in February 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 05:09:04 UTC ]
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