Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week last year—but they nonetheless continue to dominate the sharp end of this week’s Official UK Top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Girl on the Train’ Tops in First-Quarter E-book Sales

Paula Hawkins’s blockbuster debut, "The Girl on the Train," led overall ebook sales for the first quarter of the year, from January to March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 'Girl on the Train' Tops E-book Sales in First Quarter

Paula Hawkins's blockbuster debut, 'The Girl on the Train,' led ebook sales for the first quarter of 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle E-books Top Print Books Sales on Amazon

It happened. Amazon says ebook sales have surpassed physical book sales on Amazon.com. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlotte's Web tops children's book sales in China

The bestselling children's book in China this year is still Charlotte's Web, as consumers continue to buy old favourites and the number of new titles is expected to fall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 20:36:16 UTC ]
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Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year

Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction. The post Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Stratospheric' political book sales almost double in two years

Exposés of the Trump White House have led the boom, but readers have also been turning to theoretical work from authors including Marx and OrwellWhether it boils down to a desperation to understand the intricacies of Theresa May’s backstop or a longing for reason in these troubled times, sales... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research

Licensed titles made up 26% of unit sales of juvenile books in the U.S. in 2018, according to just-released research from the NPD Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French book sales dipped 1.6% last year

The total value of French publishers’ book sales slipped by 1.61% in value from €2,837m to €2,792m last year, according to newly published figures from the French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-03 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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Rewarding Top-Selling Titles: 42 Titles on the ‘Nibbies’ Books of the Year Shortlist

The British Book Awards shortlist for the 2018 Books of the Year include top-selling titles and reader favorites across seven categories. Sales, literary merit, and publishing strategy will determine the final winners. The post Rewarding Top-Selling Titles: 42 Titles on the ‘Nibbies’ Books of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter book sales top 500 million worldwide

Sales of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter books have exceeded 500 million worldwide, according to Bloomsbury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage tops Waterstones Book of the Year list

Philip Pullman's return to the world of His Dark Materials is a hit with bookshop staff. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Sales Up in in May, for First Time in Two Years

E-book sales at trade houses rose 2.4% in May 2017 for the first time since 2015, according to new figures released by the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print sales for Hillary Clinton’s book are best in five years for a nonfiction release

Preliminary numbers are finally out for Hillary Clinton’s newly released book, What Happened, and sales are doing quite well. According to the Associated Press, the book has already sold more than 300,000 copies–which includes hardcover, ebook, and audiobook. The hard copy sales, however, are... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top authors to celebrate 20 years of World Book Day

Book Aid International has teamed up with 20 stars of the children’s book world to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day (WBD). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books' sales up 15.1% in last quarter

Connect Books achieved a strong Christmas trading period, with like-for-like sales up 15.1% across its wholesale business and online platform Wordery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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