O’Reilly Retail Site Switches from Direct E-book Sales to Subscription Access

O'Reilly Media will begin offering subscription access to ebooks on its Shop.reilly retail site, rather than offering direct sales of downloadable ebooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New subscription box service confronts lack of representation in children's books

A new subscription service offering monthly deliveries of black children's literature has been launched in response to the lack of children’s books in the UK featuring BAME characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 16:01:04 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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Make E-books Accessible Now

The European Union recently took a significant step to require e-books to be born accessible—and it probably won't mean anything until 2025, which is too little too late, writes Bill Kasdorf. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH extends Grantham Book Services site lease until 2029

Penguin Random House UK has extended its lease on its Grantham Book Services distribution site until 2029. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 13:00:30 UTC ]
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OR/M Delivers Huge Boost to Book Sales

Through its data-driven Ignition marketing program, OR/M has skyrocketed print and e-book sales for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian Booksellers Block Sales of Ronan Farrow’s Book

“Catch and Kill” was pulled from two of Australia’s biggest online book retailers amid legal threats from the former National Enquirer editor who features prominently in the book. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-16 14:44:46 UTC ]
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Book subscription club Reading in Heels rebrands as Reposed

Book subscription club Reading in Heels has rebranded as Reposed, promising an immersive experience for members.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 16:39:02 UTC ]
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4 of the Best Used Book Sale Hacks

These are the used book sale hacks that you never knew you needed...until now. Prepare to become the champion of the bag sale. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-08 10:38:08 UTC ]
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America’s First Banned Book Is for Sale for $35,000

If you have a spare 35 grand or so, you now have a shot at a rare copy of the first book banned in America. Christie’s Auction House in New York recently announced that it will be auctioning a copy of New Canaan by Thomas Morton, a 1637 political satire that caused outrage among New […] The post... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-03 11:00:38 UTC ]
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Welbeck's Mortimer Books sees 29% sales jump in 2018

Welbeck Publishing Group has announced net sales were up for 2018 by 29% at Mortimer Books, the company it acquired when it took on Carlton this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:46:43 UTC ]
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PRH US completes sale of F+W Books

Penguin Random House US has finalised the deal to buy the US book-publishing assets of F+W Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 22:23:56 UTC ]
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Retail spotlight: Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop and The Blessington Book Store

We talk to Galway institution Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, which will celebrating its 30th birthday in October, and Nibbies Children’s Bookseller of the Year shortlistee, The Blessington Book Store.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 23:52:32 UTC ]
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Urbane pulls Paul Harrison's crime book from sale

Independent press Urbane Publishers has pulled "experienced criminal profiler” Paul Harrison’s true crime book from sale, after his claims to have interviewed serial killers such as Ted Bundy and Peter Sutcliffe were questioned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 01:41:26 UTC ]
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Germany's 2019 book sales up 2.3% to date

The German book industry reported cumulated sales growth of 2.3 percent for the first six months of 2019 despite two sharp declines in March and June, when sales were down 11.8 and 7.1 percent respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 17:57:00 UTC ]
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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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Ckbk launches digital book subscription service for professionals

Ckbk, a new digital subscription service billed as “Spotify for cookbooks”, is launching for the professional market with licences in place with publishers and big name UK chefs including Gary Rhodes and Ken Hom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 05:59:01 UTC ]
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Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia and Mayersche and the insolvency of wholesaler/distributor Koch Neff Volckmar (KNV) two months later, some good news has just been delivered on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 19:25:24 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin launches picture book subscription box

Puffin has launched its first ever subscription box service with boxes for children aged three to five-years-old.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 05:36:25 UTC ]
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PRH Offers Direct Sales to Orphaned Bookstores

In response to Baker & Taylor closing its retail wholesale business, Penguin Random House has launched the "Indies Express Program" to transition B&T indie bookstore accounts to direct sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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