New Releases Struggle to Find an Audience

Last week, six new adult fiction titles were among NPD BookScan's top 50 print bestsellers. Three weeks ago, 15 new releases made the top 50 list. The situation was similar for new adult nonfiction titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Releases Struggle to Find an Audience

Last week, six new adult fiction titles were among NPD BookScan's top 50 print bestsellers. Three weeks ago, 15 new releases made the top 50 list. The situation was similar for new adult nonfiction titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Theologian Finds Black Culture, Struggle and Hope in Scripture

Easu McCaulley takes on the 'barbershop or barbeque questions' Black people have about how the Bible addresses their lives —and reveals God's love. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Looking Ahead: Will Writers on Racial Justice Find Their Audience?

PW asked a sampling of agents and editors about the challenge of publishing books keyed to headline news and the future audience for titles addressing racism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Woody Allen Releases Memoir After Quietly Finding New Publisher

The director and accused child sexual abuser's memoir had been dropped by its previous publisher after widespread backlash. Continue reading at HuffPost

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How To Find Upcoming Book Releases by Date

Five sites and resources that organize upcoming book releases by date, and will make keeping track of upcoming releases a lot easier on you. Continue reading at Book Riot

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BookExpo 2019: Finding an Audience for Books in Translation

For the past few decades, the main topic of conversation among those in the literary translation community has been about producing more titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ESPN boss says it’s ‘all hands on deck’ to find younger audience

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A Confederacy of Dunces: a Pulitzer winner's struggle to find a publisher

The editor who turned down John Kennedy Toole might seem myopic in hindsight, but some of his questions about the novel remain hard to answerHumility is something you learn quickly as an editor. If you have the good fortune to find and publish excellent novels, you are sure to miss plenty of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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TV-like programming struggles to find a home on Facebook Live

Publishers like Joe Media and Bleacher Report have been testing TV-like programming for Facebook Live. But polished live videos don’t necessarily receive higher viewership or more shares than rawer, conversational ones, and building content worthy of appointment viewing is a big challenge on... Continue reading at Digiday

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Devotionals Find an Expanded Audience

Devotionals—short readings intended to strengthen readers' faith—have grown increasingly important to Christian publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Facebook Is Launching New App-Install Ads to Help Developers Find Audiences

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Will a new editor find an audience for his 'religiously digital' newspaper?

In pre-Kindle days I once weighed myself down with more than dozen books after spending half a day in Powell's "city of books" in Portland, Oregon.People still enjoy cruising the miles of shelves in that wonderful monument to the era of print. By contrast, readers have been deserting the print... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Motherhood and Spirituality: The Struggle to Find Time

Julia Roller remembers when she spent uninterrupted, significant time in prayer and Bible study and was able to practice spiritual disciplines as part of her routine. That was before the arrival of a baby boy who didn’t sleep much. And then another. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New York books find foreign audience

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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales structure

Conde Nast's latest sales reorg points to the fact that legacy media is still wrestling with what the best approach to go to market is as spending moves digital. The post ‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales... Continue reading at Digiday

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An Audience of Nones: Publishers Pursue an Audience Allergic to Religion

There are about as many Americans with no religious affiliation as there are evangelical Christians. Can religion publishers reach this market? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

Four new books from spirituality and religion publishers address the practical and spiritual benefits of tossing, reordering, and simplifying. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Footnote Press Finds Meaning in the Margins

The managing director of the publishing startup describes her disruptive agenda and promises a list of "strong, game-changing voices." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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