Sales Propel Latest Potter Book In Face of Mixed Reviews

In spite of tepid critical reaction to 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two,' which became available to the public at precisely 12:01 a.m. on July 31, the book seems to have hit its high sales performance expectations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher says Covid has weaved magic over book sales

After shaky start in lockdown, Bloomsbury sales soar as people pick books over box setsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Harry Potter publisher, Bloomsbury, has reported its most profitable first half in more than a decade, after a nation tiring of box sets fuelled... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-27 12:22:12 UTC ]
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Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release of her new book and is recalling copies from booksellers, saying that new questions have arisen... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-14 12:45:53 UTC ]
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Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Inside the DC Universe Experience at Comic-Con International in San Diego. DC Entertainment used the interactive experience to promote its upcoming streaming service. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter book sales top 500 million worldwide

Sales of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter books have exceeded 500 million worldwide, according to Bloomsbury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Bill O'Reilly's Latest 'Killing' Book Down Significantly

'Killing England,' the first book released by Bill O'Reilly since his ouster from Fox News this spring, sold about 65,000 copies in its first week on sale, a 55% decline from week one sales of 'Killing the Rising Sun,' which was published last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Suffer from Potter Curse, Sales Tumble 17%

Unit sales of print books in the week ended Aug. 6, 2017, were down 17% from the similar week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The decline was due entirely to the release last year at this time of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which sold about 2.5 million... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books sales up 12% in latest trading update

Connect Books saw a 12% year-on-year rise for the 45-week period to 15th July 2017, with strong sales in UK and Wordery offsetting weaker sales in libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A year in review: E-book sales fall for all but one of the UK’s biggest publishers

It was another year of digital contraction for the UK’s biggest publishers, who experienced a second consecutive year of declining ebook volumes in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry and Beatrix Potter face off on eclectic Waterstones book of the year shortlist

Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent is the only novel on the six-book shortlist, up against JK Rowling’s play script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and a long-lost Beatrix Potter storySarah Perry’s novel The Essex Serpent might have missed out on the big literary prizes this year, but her... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Explosive sales for latest 'Harry Potter' tale: 2 million and counting

Harry Potter's appeal continues, with huge sales numbers coming out from the release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' a book version of the script used in the West End play. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter book goes on sale

There will be Muggles and Wizards turning up at bookshops around the country this weekend to celebrate the new Harry Potter book release. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: 'At Home on the Range' by Margaret Yardley Potter

The cookbook has been republished after an initial run in 1947, and her great-granddaughter Elizabeth Gilbert ('Eat Pray Love') reintroduces Potter in the forward. The cookbook is insightful and funny, weaving together practical advice and recipes.At Home on the Range Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

Pottermore, the digital company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise 3.2% and profits increase 23.2% in the 12 months to 31st March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 12:26:57 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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'New York Times Book Review' Adds Excerpts to Digital Reviews

The 'New York Times Book Review' will now add excerpts from the first chapter of books being reviewed to a select number of reviews it publishes digitally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's books account for 4.9% of review space

Children's books account for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market, according to data from Books in the Media.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:56:13 UTC ]
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New L.A. book fair LitLit comes to Hauser & Wirth presented by L.A. Review of Books

Book lovers! Sign up for the new L.A. Times Book Club for upcoming author events » The Los Angeles Review of Books and Hauser & Wirth Publishers are bringing a brand-new book fair to Los Angeles next month. LitLit, the Little Literary Fair, will premiere July 20 and 21 at Hauser &... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-25 17:30:00 UTC ]
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Book reviews: Book of Cohen and A Dream of Italy

REVIEWS: David Cohen explores his famous namesake, Leonard, in Book of Cohen. Plus Nicky Pellegrino's latest. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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