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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Book sales slump as temperatures tumble

Sales of printed books plummeted with the mercury last week, with data from book sales monitors... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Robson Green's 'Extreme Fishing'

Simon & Schuster is set to publish an “angling adventure full of drama” titled... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqui Small to publish illustrated ebooks

Aurum imprint Jacqui Small Publishing is moving into the illustrated ebook market, starting next... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing cheer for interesting reads

Which writers (apart from EL James and Suzanne Collins) are dominating the best-selling book lists? Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Academic Publishing Trends to Watch in 2013

George Lossius forecasts a year of significant change for academic publishing, including more consolidation, improved digital textbooks and the rise of mobile. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'A Memory of Light' tops bestseller lists despite ebook furor

Fans angry over a delayed ebook release for the finale in Robert Jordan's 'Wheel of Time' series have given the book one-star ratings on Amazon. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Online Book Discovery Broken? Here’s How to Fix It

Laura Hazard Owen sums up the problem with book discovery like this: “It doesn’t really work." She offers several solutions gleaned from Digital Book World 2013. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst starts publishing iPad magazines days before print editions

Magazine publishers have more directly embraced tablets over more than a year as it became clearer that they were boosting the bottom line. We may be witnessing a watershed moment today, however. Hearst has started publishing issues for 22 of its magazines in the iOS Newsstand days before their... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Key Ideas from Digital Book World 2013

Looking back on this week's Digital Book World conference, we distill the event into three key ideas: price innovation, discoverability and authenticity. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Other Things That Harper's Publisher Rick MacArthur Googles

"Try finding Harper's Magazine when you Google "magazines that publish essays" or "magazines that publish short stories" -- it isn't easy." No, Rick, no it's not. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France's Filippetti: 'no scrapping of book discounts'

French culture minister Aurélie Filippetti has dismissed the idea of abolishing the 5%... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Touching the Bases at Digital Book World

From corporate consolidation to book discoverability, to how books are produced and bought, to the proliferation of new devices to read them on, this year’s Digital Book World was a whirlwind tour of the industry’s changing landscape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Minimal exposure' for publishers over HMV

A cautious approach to HMV by publishers in recent months has meant many did not feel over-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Predecessor To Google Books, Facebook Graph Search, And Rewind.me--In The Early 1900s

You want an idea to survive hundreds or thousands of years? Step one: Don’t write it on paper. Alexander Konta believed this deeply. Paper yellows and withers and crumbles; it is the printed form of Alzheimer’s. “Why not make [text] imperishable by photographing the written word after it has... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair names Costa as Brazil partner

The Frankfurt Book Fair has named Richard Costa as an associate partner for Brazil and South... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing CEOs on Direct-to-Consumer Sales and Marketing

Three CEOs at this year's Digital Book World conference spoke about how they are reaching out directly to consumers and what they can do better. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children still prefer reading physical books, finds Scholastic

The number of children who have read an ebook has almost doubled since 2010 but children still... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An unexpected discovery yields a charming children's book

How two gallery owners found 'Rhoda's Ocean' – an unpublished children's book hiding under a pile of laundry. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Executive Survey Shows Industry Settling into Digital

Forrester Research and DBW presented the findings of their Executive Publishing Survey on ebooks, devices and digital publishing predictions for 2013. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hairy Bikers retain top spot

Hairy Bikers Dave Myers and Si King have extended their reign at the summit of the official... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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