Humble Bundle Books Gets a Bump It Can Brag About

In 2019, the promotional site that allows consumers to pay what they wish for bundles of DRM-free ebooks, reported a sales increase of 36% in 2018 over its 2017 results, for a total of $21.3 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Humble Bundle, Some Growth to Brag About

The promotional site that lets consumers pay what they wish for bundles of ebook content reports a nearly $5 million increase in sales since last year—and a boost in charity donations to boot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Humble Bundle Looks to Add E-books

While video-game players are familiar with the gaming site Humble Bundle, ebook readers will hear a lot more about it in the coming months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Humble Bundle offers Skybound, Transformers Bundles for Comic-Con

Humble Bundle, the pay-what-you-wish online venture that distributes bundles of DRM-free digital content, is launching two separate bundles featuring comics from Robert Kirkman's Skybound imprint and IDW's Transformers series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Humble Bundle, Open Road Launch Sci-Fi Bundle

The pay-what-you-wish digital bundle includes sci-fi autbors Greg Bear, Barbara Hambly and, to mark the 45th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, a novel by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Humble Bundle, Image Offer All-Graphic Novel e-Bundle

Humble Bundle, the website that bundles digital content and offers it to consumers for whatever they wish to pay, is teaming with Image Comics to offer its first all-graphic novel digital bundle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Saraband launches 'food bank book bundles' for Trussell Trust

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Humble Bundle Rises to New Challenges

The platform, which sells DRM-free digital content and gives some of the proceeds to nonprofits, has helped raise $450,000 for indie booksellers and comics retailers since the start of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HQ signs Humble the Poet's two empowerment books

HQ has acquired two books by Canadian-born rapper, spoken word artist, poet, blogger and social media influencer Kanwer Singh also known as Humble the Poet. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Learn to build robots and drones with Humble's cheap Raspberry Pi and Arduino ebook bundle

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Apple Books Bestsellers: 'Bird Box' Gets the Netflix Bump

Just behind 'Becoming' is Josh Malerman's 'Bird Box,' which saw a significant sales bump thanks to the recent Netflix adaptation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Joyce and Humble join Costa Book Awards judging panel

Writer and broadcaster Kate Humble and novelist Rachel Joyce will join the final judging panel which selects the overall winner of the 2018 Costa Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pay What You Want For The 2018 Arduino Enthusiast E-Book Bundle

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TV presenter Kate Humble has signed with Octopus imprint Aster for a book about the benefits and pleasures of walking. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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While some at the Children's Books Salon said they're unsure whether the political climate is affecting how socially relevant content is selling, one of the most seasoned hands in the sector says the 'Trump bump' is real. The post Canadian Children’s Book Publisher Margie Wolfe and the ‘Trump... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Two new books with a negative take on Donald Trump's presidency, David Frum's 'Trumpocracy' (Harper) and David Cay Johnston's 'It's Even Worse Than You Think' (Simon & Schuster), have seen demand increase on Amazon following the fray surrounding Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' (Henry Holt). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Board Books Keep Soaring After Easter Bump: The Weekly Scorecard

Board books and mass merchandisers were the big winners in the final week before Easter. Unit sales of board books were 148% higher in the week ended Apr. 16, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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