Print Book Sales Fell 2.6% in 2023

A 1.7% increase in sales in the fourth quarter kept the drop at 2.6% for the year, overcoming a 4.1% drop during the first nine months. Smaller than expected losses in sales of books for adults helped to offset plunges in the children’s sector. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Inched Up Last Week Thanks to Adult Fiction

Though the adult fiction segment was the only category to post a sales increase over 2022 last week, its 12% gain was enough to increase total sales of print books by 0.6%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Dipped 0.8% Last Week

With few new titles gaining traction, unit sales of print books slipped 0.8% last week compared to 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Fell 8.8% in Early February

With declines in all categories but adult fiction, unit sales of print books were down 8.8% in the week ended Feb. 11, 2023, from the comparable week in 2022, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Dipped Last Week

Unit sales of print books fell 2.1% last week from the comparable week in 2022. Declines in the juvenile categories and a dip in sales in adult nonfiction offset a 3.5% increase in adult fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for February 6, 2023

The best science fiction and fantasy book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-06 14:37:16 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 6, 2023

Our favorite books coming out this week include new titles from Maylis de Kerangal, Maggie Millner, and Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of February 6, 2023

Bestseller Kiley Reid re-ups with Putnam, two-time NBA winner Jesmyn Ward sells her first historical fiction outing to Scribner, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Prince Harry Memoir Led 1.2% Rise in Print Book Sales Last Week

Prince Harry's 'Spare' sold more than 195,000 copies in its second week on sale, helping to lift print book sales 1.2% last week over 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Sales in All Categories Fell in November

Sales in both the adult and children's/young adult categories fell by double digits in November, due in part to soft hardcover sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Flat at Start of 2023

Unit sales of print books dipped 0.1% in the week ended Jan. 7, 2023, from the comparable week in 2022, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Start 2023 Flat with 2022

Unit sales of print books last week were even with the week ended January 8, 2022 with higher fiction sales offset by lower sales of nonfiction books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of January 2, 2023

Restless Books buys Immigrant Fiction Prize winner Praveen Herat’s debut, Penguin Press nabs a debut novel about generational trauma, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 10% in Last Week Before Christmas

Helped by an extra Saturday of sales compared to 2021, unit sales of print books rose 10% last week over the week ended December 25, 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. All six major categories posted increases in the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Dropped 6.4% Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 15.5% last week over the previous week, but were still down 6.4% from the comparable week last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Show Improvement, But Still Fell Last Week

Unit sales of print books had one of their best weeks of the year last week, but it wasn’t quite enough to top sales from a year ago. As a result, unit sales fell 4.1%, marking one of the smallest declines this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Thanksgiving Week Print Sales Fell 10%

While Thanksgiving week provided a solid sales boost over the week ended November 19, 2022, the increase was not enough to lift unit sales of print books over the week ended November 27, 2021, with total unit sales falling 10.3% from Thanksgiving 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Another Bad Week for Print Book Sales

Unit sales of print books fell 17.1% last week compared to the week ended November 13, 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. It was the third consecutive week that sales fell by double digits compared to 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Slide Continues

The soft fall sales season continued last week, with print unit sales falling 14.9% compared to the week ended November 6, 2021. Sales declined in all categories, including sales of adult fiction, which has been the best-performing segment this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Dropped 14.2% Last Week

Despite three books posting sales of more than 100,000 copies last week, unit sales of print books fell 14.2% compared to the week ended October 30, 2021 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Fell 9.1% in Mid-October

Blockbuster sales of Colleen Hoover’s It Starts with Us were not enough to prevent overall unit sales of print books from falling 9.1% in the week ended Oct. 23, 2022, compared to the similar week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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