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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Book Sales Get an Easter Bump: The Weekly Scorecard

With Easter approaching, sales of juvenile fiction and nonfiction are shooting up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestseller: 'Black Book' Gets Patterson Bump

Thriller heavyweight James Patterson returns to the top of the iBooks Bestseller list with his latest, 'The Black Book,' co-written with David Ellis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Audiobooks Hot, Publishers Should Look to Bundle Them With E-Books

Print and ebook packages haven't gained traction, but what about audio and ebook? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Trump Book Bump

What books are selling now that Trump is in office? A lot of dystopian fiction, and also 'The Art of the Deal.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books on Politics, Trump Get Election Sales Bump

Books with "Trump" in the title got a post-election boost, as did many titles that deal with the big themes of the campaigns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle for Kids bundle offers children's books for $99

To offer kids a way to read via Kindle, Amazon is back with another $99 bundle. The Kindle for Kids offer combines the latest e-reader with a cover and a "2-year worry-free guarantee." It's meant to boost reading habits for children complete with too... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pay Humble Bundle $15, get $276 worth of maker know-how

Humble Bundle unveiled its latest book pack on Wednesday and, hoo boy, is it a doozy. The pay-what-you-want charity is teaming up with Make for a huge book pack that teaches the basics of Arduino and Pi programming. Pay anything you want for six Make... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New E-book Bundling Service BitLit Adds Macmillan

The start-up with a free app that allows customers to purchase ebook editions of titles they already own, has added Macmillan to its roster of publishing partners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beta Testing Capstone’s E-book Bundling Program

After years of asking mainstream publishers for ebooks to be bundled with physical books, a small group of indie booksellers have gotten their wish. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DRM-Free Site Humble Bundle Generated Over $4 Million in 2014

Over the last year, Humble Bundle, the promotional site that lets readers pay what they wish for bundles of DRM-free content, released 18 bundles that generated $4.75 million in revenue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capstone Tests Bundled Kids' E-books at Indies

Ten stores ranging from University Book Store in Seattle, Wash., to Park Road Books in Charlotte, N.C., will begin offering book and interactive ebook bundles starting later this week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle Offers Dr. Who Digital Comics

Humble Bundle, the pay-what-you-want platform that offers bundled digital content and supports charities, is teaming with another comics publisher, IDW Publishing, to offer an all-graphic novel bundle of digital Dr. Who comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book/print bundling venture from Verso

Verso Books is launching a new consumer offer, bundling DRM-free ebooks with all print purchases... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle Releasing Doctorow Audiobook

Humble Bundle, the online venture that distributes bundles of digital content for a price decided by the consumer, is releasing its third bundle of ebooks, including a self-produced DRM-free audiobook of Cory Doctorow's novel "Homeland." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Comedy Bundle lets you pay what you want for laughs, big spenders get Louis CK

The Humble business model can apply to anything. Now, you can pay what you want for stand-up comedy in addition to ebooks, music and video games. For the next two weeks, you can get comedy specials from Maria Bamford, Tig Notaro, Hannibal Buress and Jim Norton for as little or as much as you... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Latest Humble ebook Bundle lets you pick your own price for unicorns, Wheaton

For the next two weeks, you can snag four ebooks for whatever price you want with the second Humble ebook Bundle. As always, each contribution benefits whoever you prefer, be it the authors, charity, Humble itself or a combination of the three. If you want access to all six books, as per the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DRM-Free E-Books Makes Writers A Bundle of Cash

A group of writers are quids in following an experiment to sell a bundle of DRM-free ebooks. Sales of The Humble Bundle, which included works from authors Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman and the much-loved xkcd comic strip, have been anything but humble, with over 84,000 bundles sold, earning the... Continue reading at Fast Company

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E-book/print bundling 'trebles sales' for Angry Robot

Angry Robot’s ebook initiative, which sees independent bookshop customers receive a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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