Libro.fm Opens, Audiobook Sales Through Local Bookstores

The seven-year-old Seattle-based Libro.fm opens a Bookshop.org-style audiobook-selling service in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. The post Libro.fm Opens, Audiobook Sales Through Local Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-26 13:34:20 UTC ]
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Libro.fm Opens, Audiobook Sales Through Local Bookstores

The seven-year-old Seattle-based Libro.fm opens a Bookshop.org-style audiobook-selling service in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. The post Libro.fm Opens, Audiobook Sales Through Local Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-26 13:34:20 UTC ]
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$5 Audiobooks are On Sale at Libro.fm for Independent Bookstore Day

From April 25 to May 1, Libro.fm has a selection of audiobooks on sale for $5 each. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland

Seeing its audiobook unit sales double year-over-year, Russia's digital retailer now has a new presence in the Polish market.  The post Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-23 05:30:01 UTC ]
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Soaring June Sales Boost 2021 First Half Bookstore Sales

Bookstore sales skyrocketed 811% in June over a year ago, and finished the first half of 2021 with a 30% increase over the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Are Bookstore Sales Really Down?

Sales at bookstores were down slightly in 2023 and fell again in the first quarter of 2024, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. But is the decline due to a drop in sales, or a change in how sales—particularly sales from college stores—are reported? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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As Bogotá’s Book Fair Closes: Audiobooks and Localization

The key to audiobooks' future in Latin America, some say, is 'localized' dialects — and more enthusiasm from publishers. The post As Bogotá’s Book Fair Closes: Audiobooks and Localization appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lauren Groff Prepares to Open Her Bookstore—with a Little Help from Her Bookseller Friends

Fortified by advice and tips from Ann Patchett and Emma Straub, her fellow authors-turned-indie-booksellers, the author of 'Fates and Furies' and 'Matrix' readies to open her new bookstore, the Lynx, in downtown Gainesville, Fla., this spring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK-US: Open Road’s Bloodhound Books in Audiobook Deal With Dreamscape

A UK-US deal, the Open Road-owned Bloodhound in the UK is to see Dreamscape produce at five audiobooks from its list monthly. The post UK-US: Open Road’s Bloodhound Books in Audiobook Deal With Dreamscape appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-19 20:47:58 UTC ]
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Vroman's and Book Soup Bookstores Are Up for Sale

Owner Joel Sheldon, whose family founded the store in 1894, is seeking a buyer for its flagship location in Pasadena, the Hastings Ranch Pasadena location established in 2002, and the West Hollywood store Book Soup, which was acquired by Vroman’s in 2009. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pasadena's historic Vroman's bookstore up for sale, along with Book Soup

Vroman's, a longtime Pasadena bookstore, is for sale. Its owner is also looking to sell its second Pasadena location and Book Soup in West Hollywood. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Lauren Groff on Opening a Bookstore in Florida

Novelist Lauren Groff joins co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to discuss the new independent bookstore she and her husband are planning in Gainesville, Florida. The Lynx, which Groff aims to open this spring, will feature banned books, an act of resistance in a state where more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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East Coast, Southern, and Chain Bookstores Report Strong Holiday Sales

Stores on the East Coast, in the South, and two chains, Half-Price Books and Kinokuniya, reported strong sales over the holidays and through much of 2023. Romantasy, prize winners and nominees, and books promoted on social media continue to dominate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Huge Libro.fm Audiobook Sale

The Libro.fm audiobook sale has thousands of audiobooks available at a great discount. Get everything from Fourth Wing to Yellowface. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-22 17:30:38 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 17% in August

A move to the sale of more digital products in the educational market, through new purchasing options for college students, is likely one of the reasons a big decline came the month before school starts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Dipped 1.3% in July

Bookstore sales fell 1.3% in July, slipping from $595 million last year to $587 million in 2023, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Rose Nearly 7% in First Half of 2023

Despite a dip in June, sales increased 6.9% at bookstores during the first six months of 2023 over last year, rising to $3.86 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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May Bookstore Sales Bounce Back

After falling in April, bookstore sales rose 6% in May over 2022, rising to $650 million from $613 million a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Dropped in April

After rising 11.9% in the first quarter of 2023, bookstore sales fell 0.9% in April from a year ago, dropping to $580 million from $585 million, according to estimates from the government. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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