Rakuten Kobo’s 2018 Bestselling Ebooks and Reading Trends

They're reading an average 73 hours per year, says Canada's big ebook and audiobook service, and Rakuten Kobo sees a lot of US politics on its most-read lists in 2018. The post Rakuten Kobo’s 2018 Bestselling Ebooks and Reading Trends appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Booknet Canada and Rakuten Kobo Award 2018 Ebook Coding Prize

Getting 'aesthetically pleasing and accessible content' out of what the judges gave her as a mashup of sci-fi and Lewis Carroll, Katy Mastrocola beats the competition.  The post Booknet Canada and Rakuten Kobo Award 2018 Ebook Coding Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Canada’s Rakuten Kobo Arrives in America at Walmart: Ebooks and Audiobooks

Touting 6 million ebooks and a $9.99 audiobook subscription, the new Walmart partnership with Rakuten Kobo gives the Canadian retailer what it hasn't had in the US market: brand recognition. The post Canada’s Rakuten Kobo Arrives in America at Walmart: Ebooks and Audiobooks appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kobo reveals its UK bestsellers and 'most read'

Romance is the main genre which Kobo platform users in the UK read all the way to the end, an inaugural Kobo Book Report on e-reading trends in the UK has found. Kobo has revealed both its top purchases, and which books readers actually completed. It found that romance was the most thoroughly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kobo and Bol.com Open ‘Kobo Plus’ €9.99 Ebook Subscription

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com are talking sustainability in an ebook subscription model. The post Kobo and Bol.com Open ‘Kobo Plus’ €9.99 Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com start an ebook subscription model for 9.99 euros a month. The post Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Shocker: People who read ebooks read more

Are you ready for a bombshell? Turns out people who read ebooks read more books than those don't. That tidbit comes from the number crunchers at Pew. According to a new report titled "The Rise of E-Reading," the ebook readers read an average of 24 books in the past year, versus the 15 books read... Continue reading at Engadget

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99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading

For the duration of the coronavirus crisis, Granta Books is running special offers on weekly, themed selections of our ebooks. The post 99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at Granta

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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Coronavirus: Canada’s Kobo Joins Mondadori in Providing Free Ebooks to Italians in Lockdown

Amid Europe's largest COVID-19 outbreak, Italian citizens in lockdown have been able to read free Mondadori ebooks in a program facilitated by Kobo. The post Coronavirus: Canada’s Kobo Joins Mondadori in Providing Free Ebooks to Italians in Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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August Religion Bestsellers: Daily Readings Dominate; ‘Overcomer’ Takes #1

Four devotionals, including Sarah Young’s classic 2004 ‘Jesus Calling,’ made the top 10 on PW’s Religion Nonfiction bestsellers list; 'Overcomer' tops as the new film of the same name debuts in theaters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The UK’s Bestselling 2018 Authors and Illustrators Feted at London’s ‘Nielsen Honors’

The UK's 2018 bestselling fiction, nonfiction and children's titles for 2018 are honored by Nielsen in its annual ceremony in London. The post The UK’s Bestselling 2018 Authors and Illustrators Feted at London’s ‘Nielsen Honors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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China’s Book Market: 2018 in Review and December’s Bestsellers

OpenBook data reveals China's bestselling authors of 2018, growing online book sales, and the strength of backlist titles. The post China’s Book Market: 2018 in Review and December’s Bestsellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Breaking Down the Bestsellers of 2018

In spite of the fire and fury, last year’s big political titles didn’t have long runs on our adult bestseller lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2018’s Bestselling English-Language Books in Canada

BookNet Canada releases the country's bestselling English-language book sales of 2018—for both Canadian authors and overall bestselling titles. The post 2018’s Bestselling English-Language Books in Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2018: Crime, Politics, and Big Questions

In fiction, thriller writer Sebastian Fitzek tops the list of Germany's bestselling books in 2018. In nonfiction, the top-selling title is Michelle Obama's 'Becoming.' The post Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2018: Crime, Politics, and Big Questions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Review of 2018 Part I: The Bestsellers

At the end of 2017, Waterstones boss James Daunt bemoaned that too few of that year's books were blow-the-doors off bestsellers that “packed a wallop”. That all changed in 2018, with many titles showing impressive punching power. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, December 30, 2018

The bestselling Apple Books in fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, health, mind & body, and more for the week ended December 30, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, December 23, 2018

The bestselling Apple Books in fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, health, mind & body, and more for the week ended December 23, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Top 10 most-read Bookseller stories of 2018

Lionel Shriver's controversial opinion piece on diversity, a publishing start-up offering aspiring writers a £24k salary and Waterstones' shock acquisition of Foyles all feature in the Top 10 most-read stories on The Bookseller website in 2018. But what's at number one? Continue reading at The Bookseller

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