From 'Bridgerton' to 'Ripley,' Netflix's latest hit adaptations have also boosted book sales

Several recent hit Netflix series were adapted from books, leading to a boost in book sales. Next, the streamer is turning to Holly Jackson's book series "A Good Girl's Guide to Murder." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-07-08 10:00:33 UTC ]
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From 'Bridgerton' to 'Ripley,' Netflix's latest hit adaptations have also boosted book sales

Several recent hit Netflix series were adapted from books, leading to a boost in book sales. Next, the streamer is turning to Holly Jackson's book series "A Good Girl's Guide to Murder." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-07-08 10:00:33 UTC ]
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Higher Prices Boost Book Sales in International Markets

Revenue in 12 of 16 overseas book markets rose last year, even as unit sales fell, according to a new joint report from Nielsen/GFK Entertainment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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With the popularity of One Piece, has Netflix hit the winning formula for live-action anime adaptations?

Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece, the enormously successful Japanese manga and anime franchise, brings the series to a truly global audience. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-09-14 20:04:49 UTC ]
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With a Boost from Adult Fiction, Print Book Sales Rose 1.3% Last Week

A combination of a 13.1% increase in the adult fiction category and flat sales in adult nonfiction was enough to lift unit sales of print books up 1.3% last week over the comparable week in 2022 at outlets that report to Circana BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Workman Sales Boosted 2022 Hachette Book Group Results

With a full year of sales from its purchase of Workman Publishing in its pockets, Hachette Book Group saw revenue rise over 2021, but higher costs dropped profits. Results at HBG parent, Lagardère Publishing, followed a similar pattern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ted Cruz May Have Just Boosted Sales For The Anti-Racist Children's Book He Attacked

"Antiracist Baby" is a No. 1 bestseller on Amazon a day after the GOP senator railed against it during Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-03-23 19:18:14 UTC ]
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Uzo Aduba is leading a new book club for all of Netflix’s literary adaptations.

The Queen’s Gambit, Bridgerton, Mindhunter, Maid: Netflix has a track record of turning books into hit television series. And though popular adaptations often drum up interest in their source material—after the show premiered, Walter Tevis’s The Queen’s Gambit landed on the New York Times... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-13 18:00:07 UTC ]
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Woodward, Gorman Boosted Book Sales Last Week

Led by new books by Bob Woodward and Amanda Gorman, unit sales of print books rose 3.2% last week over the week ended September 26, 2020 at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Foul-mouthed Laurence Fox tweet boosts sales for Little Box of Books

A children’s book subscription company says its sales have surged after actor and political activist Laurence Fox berated it online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 08:15:22 UTC ]
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'On Tyranny,' '1984' Boosted Book Sales Last Week

With 'On Tyranny' and '1984' both selling more than 24,000 copies last week, unit sales of print books rose 22.7% over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: The latest 'Little Brother' is a stark cybersecurity thriller

Back in 2008, New York Times best-selling author and Boing Boing alum, Cory Doctorow introduced Markus “w1n5t0n” Yallow to the world in the original Little Brother (which you can still read for free right here). The story follows the talented teenage... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-17 15:30:50 UTC ]
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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 23:01:08 UTC ]
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Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

According to the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), Italy's book market fell 25% last week, with those areas worst-hit by the coronavirus—such as Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia—seeing drops of 50% and above. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 21:19:43 UTC ]
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OR/M Delivers Huge Boost to Book Sales

Through its data-driven Ignition marketing program, OR/M has skyrocketed print and e-book sales for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-Netflix exec and producer launch database for book adaptations

A US producer and former Netflix executive are embarking on a joint venture, 'TaleFlick', which offers a library of searchable books for adaptation across film, TV and digital media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for Traditional Russian Titles

For all the excitement, tourism, and politically tinged analysis that FIFA's 21st World Cup brought to Moscow, the books market seems to have come out cheering, too, with international visitors said to be asking for Russian reads. The post Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature Wales disputes claim its Book of the Year fails to boost sales

Literature Wales has disputed the BBC's claim that some of the Wales Book of the Year winners have only sold as few as 20 copies, describing the Nielsen data as “misleading”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Bill O'Reilly's Latest 'Killing' Book Down Significantly

'Killing England,' the first book released by Bill O'Reilly since his ouster from Fox News this spring, sold about 65,000 copies in its first week on sale, a 55% decline from week one sales of 'Killing the Rising Sun,' which was published last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and audio book sales boost S&S revenue

Sales at Simon & Schuster grew 10% in the second quarter of 2017, hitting $206 million (£158m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books sales up 12% in latest trading update

Connect Books saw a 12% year-on-year rise for the 45-week period to 15th July 2017, with strong sales in UK and Wordery offsetting weaker sales in libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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