March’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

This month's starred reviews of self-published books from BlueInk Review honor two works of fiction: a dystopian saga and a thriller set in Australia. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-05 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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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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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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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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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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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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National Book Critics Circle Awards Shortlist Includes Just One Translation

Add to the growing list of prize shortlists the latest from the NBCC, which includes just a single translation: Lauren Binet's HHhH, translated by Sam Taylor. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Publishers Need to Think More Like Silicon Valley

Every book published each season is its own startup. By adopting some of the principles that drive Silicon Valley, publishers really don't have anything to lose. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks.com drops all-you-can-listen-to book plan

When Audiobooks.com launched a year ago, the service’s distinguishing factor was that it provided unlimited audiobook listening for a flat $25 monthly fee. On Monday, the company changed course and switched to a two-tier pricing model for a specific number of books. Audiobooks.com now charges... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown of 'The Da Vinci Code' to publish 'Inferno' in May

Dan Brown's new thriller "Inferno," starrring his tweedy hero Robert Langdon from "The Da Vinci Code," will be published May 14 in hardcover and as an ebook by Doubleday. Dan Brown's new thriller "Inferno," starrring his tweedy hero Robert Langdon from "The Da Vinci Code," will be published May... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Critics Circle announces finalists for awards

The late journalist Anthony Shadid, Los Angeles writer Reyna Grande and the novelist Zadie Smith were among the finalists announced Monday for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Awards. The late journalist Anthony Shadid, Los Angeles writer Reyna Grande and the novelist Zadie Smith... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Strategies for Publishers to Succeed and Survive

Guy Kawasaki says traditional publishers need to 'think about maximizing sales not minimizing losses' and offers 10 strategies to put them back on the right path. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown to release new book in May

Dan Brown, bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code, is to release a new book in May called Inferno. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rewrite for National Book Awards

The National Book Awards are getting a rewrite.New rules announced Tuesday include a "long list" of 10 nominees to be offered for each of the four competitive categories before being narrowed to the traditional five finalists. And the pool of judges will be expanded beyond writers to include... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children’s Books appoints Gosling

Macmillan Children's Books has made further changes to its publishing team, appointing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Union Books acquires trail-walking title

Union Books has acquired a "strikingly original" non-fiction debut, The Will to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: Prometheus and Random House Publisher Services Agree

Prometheus Books announced today a multiyear sales and distribution partnership with Random House Publisher Services (RHPS), beginning April 1, 2013, RHPS will provide exclusive sales and distribution for all Prometheus physical and digital titles in the United States and internationally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's publishers predict hot trends for 2013

Comedy and “new adult” will be among the hot trends for 2013, according to children... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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