January’s Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

This month’s starred reviews of self-published books includes a pair of notable new novels, one about dysfunctional childhood in Western and another about a busy single mother. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top 10 Reads from Yale Book Publishing Course All-Stars

Top ten books and websites recommended by speakers at this year's Yale Book Publishing Course to improve the way you work. The post Top 10 Reads from Yale Book Publishing Course All-Stars appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We Review a Self-Published E-Book About a Lady Clone War

'Star Wars' and 'Lord of the Rings' had a baby, it died badly, and this book is its reanimated remains. The post We Review a Self-Published E-Book About a Lady Clone War appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Published E-Book Review: Frolic in Conservative Utopia

Some books come to us when they're needed most. The post Self-Published E-Book Review: Frolic in Conservative Utopia appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We Review a Self-Published E-Book About a Russian Werewolf

For our second review of a rather absurd Kindle ebook, our intrepid reviewer chose Tender Kiss of a Russian Werewolf. The post We Review a Self-Published E-Book About a Russian Werewolf appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Introducing Our Reviews of Absurd Self-Published E-Books

When “Kindle Cover Disasters” debuted on Tumblr earlier this year, the Internet ROFLMFAO’d at the truly heinous designs: cheap clipart, effects reminiscent of early Print Shop, clashing pastels, Photoshopping by palsied hands, and fonts so troubling you find yourself celebrating the relative... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seeing Stars: Top Spirituality and Religion Book Reviews, April 2015

A lyrical consideration of finding God in everyday experiences, and a story of evolving from the 'crusader complex' to a more considered faith are among PW's spirituality and religion picks for April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reviews of New and Forthcoming Religion and Spirituality Books, January 28, 2015

A starred review for the powerful story of forgiving a murderer; eminent historian Garry Wills looks at the Catholic Church under Pope Francis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reviews of New and Forthcoming Religion and Spirituality Books, January 14, 2015

A call to nonviolent action with examples from history; stories of the quest for grace. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW's Top Book Reviews of 2014

Here are the reviews of adult titles that were read the most on publishersweekly.com this year—an intriguing mix of backlist titles and contemporary hits. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales

After months of bitter fighting, Hachette and Amazon announced on Thursday morning that they have settled their differences and reached a new multi-year agreement for ebook and print book sales. The post Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales appeared first on... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Published Books Topped 450,000 in 2013

Although it comes with a number of caveats, Bowker's newest report on the number of self-published titles rose again in 2013, increasing 16.5%, to 458,564. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Slate Book Review Top 10 of 2013

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2013-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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'New York Times Book Review' Adds Excerpts to Digital Reviews

The 'New York Times Book Review' will now add excerpts from the first chapter of books being reviewed to a select number of reviews it publishes digitally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lego Publishing and Ameet to launch new publishing imprint Lego Books

Lego Publishing will launch a new imprint, Lego Books, in partnership with children's book publisher Ameet.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 12:07:17 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's books account for 4.9% of review space

Children's books account for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market, according to data from Books in the Media.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:56:13 UTC ]
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The Very First Books Published by Some of Your Favorite Publishing Houses

One of the most interesting things about book publishing, as an industry, is the way imprints and publishing houses develop over time—shifting focus to keep up with public interest, taking on personalities along with personnel, changing hands ad nauseam and merging like no one’s watching.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-15 09:36:09 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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