Sales of Adult Titles Up, Slightly, in April

According to figures from the AAP's Statshot Program, adult sales climbed a tiny 0.1% in the month, over the same period last year, while sales of children's books for the period were up 12.8%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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AAP: Adult Sales Dipped in April, Rose for Kids'

Sales of adult trade books fell 4.4% in April. Despite the decline, adult trade sales were up 0.5% over the first four months of 2018. In the children/young adult category, April sales increased 6.7% and were up 9.1% over the first four months of 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Soft Adult Sales Drop Units 3.6% in Late April

Weakness in the two adult categories led to a 3.6% decline in overall print unit sales in the week ended Apr. 27, 2019, compared to the same week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Juvenile Titles Push Unit Sales Up 5.9% in Mid-April

Led by big gains in the juvenile categories, total print unit sales rose 5.9% in the week ended Apr. 13, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Easter Titles Help Lift Unit Sales 4.3% in Early April

With Easter having passed by this time in 2018 and the holy day still a few weeks away this year, overall unit sales of print books rose 4.3% in the week ended Apr. 6, 2019, over the comparable week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Jump, Slightly, in April

Bookstore sales rose 1.8% in April, over the same period in 2016, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Bookstore revenue was $714 million for the month, compared to $701 for the same period a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Trade Sales Rose in April

Sales in the adult book segment rose 2.3% in April over April 2014, according to figures released by the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Soft April for Adult, Children Sales

April adult book sales fell 4.0% compared to last April, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment dropped 33.1%, according to figures released in AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Sales Up, Kids' Sales Down In First Nine Months of 2017

Sales of adult trade books inched up 0.4% in the first nine months of 2017, over the same period in 2016, according to estimated released by the AAP’s StatShot program. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 3.5% in the nine-month period compared to 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Higher Digital Sales Drove Gains of Adult Books in August

Sales of downloadable audio jumped 32% in August over a year ago and e-book sales rose 14.6%. With hardcover sales up 29% in the month, sales of adult books rose 13.2% in August, according to AAP's BookStat. Total industry sales inched up 0.3% in the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Nielsen Book to restate sales numbers for Dawson title after bulk purchase

Nielsen Book has said it is restating Mark Dawson's sales figures, after the author admitted to making a bulk purchase of his own book The Cleaner to secure his status as a "top 10 bestseller". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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April Bookstore Sales Tumbled 65.3%

Bookstore sales plunged 65.3% in April compared to April 2019, tumbling to $219 million. April is expected to be the worst month for bricks-and-mortar stores, with advance sales for May released by the U.S. Census Bureau showing improvement in total retail sales for the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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With a Plunge in Returns, Net Sales Fell 3.5% in April

Net sales declined only 3.5% in April for publishers who report to AAP's StatShot program. That small drop, however, was due to a significant decline in returns. Publishers are concerned that returns will be heavier than usual when stores reopen and start shipping back unsold titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Race, Social Justice Titles Sparked Rise in Sales Last Week

'So You Want to Talk About Race' saw its sales jump by 848% last week over the previous week as a number of other social justice–related titles also saw big sales bumps, helping to drive up total unit sales of print books by 6.8% over the week ended May 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Strong growth for Bloomsbury's adult division, as coronavirus buffets sales

April 2020 year‐to‐date revenue at Bloomsbury Publishing has fallen just 3%, the company has reported as part of its full-year results announcement, with print revenues at 87% of last year’s sales and academic digital revenues up by over 52% year on year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Print Unit Sales Rise Nearly 5% at the End of April

Solid gains in the adult fiction and juvenile nonfiction categories lifted print unit sales up 4.7% in the week ended May 2, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Flat in Late April

A huge gain in the juvenile nonfiction category helped offset a decline in adult nonfiction to keep unit sales of print books in the week ended Apr. 25, 2020, nearly even with sales in the similar week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Down 3.5% Through April 18

Unit sales of print books fell 3.5% through April 18, 2020 compared to the same period a year ago at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Sales of juvenile nonfiction sales were up 21.7% in the period over 2019, somewhat offsetting declines in both adult fiction and nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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