December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The December 2015 starred BlueInk Reviews of self-published books include upbeat romance, a WWII novel and a spy thriller. The post December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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European Book Publishing 2015 Statistics: 22 Million Titles in Stock

Citing a market value estimated at €36 billion to €38 billion, the European book publishing statistics report from FEP counts 575,000 titles published. The post European Book Publishing 2015 Statistics: 22 Million Titles in Stock appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bowker Now Cites at Least 625,327 US Indie Books Published in 2015

Likely the most authoritative count of a year's self-published books in the USA, Bowker's figure sorts out how many titles are represented by the number of indie ISBNs sold in 2015. The post Bowker Now Cites at Least 625,327 US Indie Books Published in 2015 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Review of 2015: Donaldson is top author, extends record run

Recent reports about a widening disparity between the earnings of authors at the top of the charts and those at the bottom of the food chain are borne out in 2015’s figures—but the story is far from black and white. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bestselling books 2015: Fifty Shades still on top

Books by women make up seven of the top 10 most bought this year, while colouring-in is more popular than TV tie-insAfter a 2014 that saw books for kids – led by John Green and David Walliams novels – ruling the annual sales chart, 2015 was the year of the women. Female authors, including Harper... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Affair' and the Top Five Hollywood Takes on Book Publishing

The Showtime series, which ended its second season on Sunday night, has become a favorite topic of water cooler chat among book industry types. With so many delighting in the travails of Brooklyn-high-school-English-teacher-turned-successful-novelist Noah Solloway, we dug up five of our favorite... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Independent publishers on the books they enjoyed and envied in 2015

The yearly Guardian’s Hits and Misses feature makes me curious about what my friends and colleagues in the world of smaller presses might say - whether they’d feel envious about the same books, and what kind of regrets and successes they might have had in their year of publishing. I put the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publishers Weekly’s Top Comics Stories of 2015

These are the ten most popular stories about graphic novels and comics published on publishersweekly.com in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Top Publishing Stories of 2015

E.L. James surprised fans when she announced she would be releasing a fourth novel featuring the star-crossed, and occasionally tied-up, lovers in her Fifty Shades saga. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of December 21, 2015

Newbery–winner Dan Santat signs a four-book deal; PW’s own Gabe Habash sells his debut novel; Ilyasah Shabazz inks a deal to write a children’s book about her mother, Betty; and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Winners and losers: publishers pick the 2015 books they loved, missed and envied

Which books did well, which were left on the shelves, and which made editors green with envy?Visit bookshop.theguardian.com to browse all these books or call 0330 333 6846. 20p from every book you buy until Christmas will be donated to our Charity Appeal.The book that made my year: In a year... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Book Deals: Week of December 14, 2015

Gizmodo’s former editor signs with Tor, Barry Eisler inks a two-book deal with Thomas & Mercer, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Holiday Sales 2015: Picture Books and Middle Grade Top YA

Although retail sales over the Thanksgiving weekend often receive a lot of attention, the fourth quarter as a whole continues to be vital for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of December 7, 2015

Finnish prize-winner racks up sales, Death takes a roadtrip in Germany, a Nigerian novel comes to France, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Guadalajara Book Fair 2015: Self-Publishing On the Rise

Self-publishing is "exploding" in the Spanish language book market, and Penguin Random House is making the U.S. Hispanic market a priority. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 7, 2015

This week: a bibulous Southern preacher's perverse quest for sainthood; how human perception is changing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of December 7, 2015

OUP nabs a title exploring children’s literature—and publishing’s—problem with diversity, Lee Boudreaux invests in a veteran’s Fallujah-set war novel, Avery spends six figures luring the pair behind a breakout vegan blog, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Hachette's Nourry on Publishing's Big Questions

Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, answered questions on hot-button topics like self-publishing, agency pricing, and threats to copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Tackling Accessibility and NIMAS Challenges at Cenveo Publisher Services

A content-centric approach is the key to resolving accessibility issues for publishers, says Kevin Burns, senior v-p of content solutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2015: E-book Sales Level Off

E-book sales have leveled off for the most part in 2015 to date, continuing a trend that began last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales of Self-Published 'Rabbit' Sleep Book Top 29,000

After selling roughly 300 copies prior to last week, self-published picture book 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep' moved more than 29,000 print copies in the week ended August 23. It's also rumored that the book were acquired by Random House for seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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