Sara Gruen's 'At the Water's Edge' sells well despite mixed reviews

The book by the 'Water for Elephants' writer has held steady on bestseller lists, though some critics gave the book negative reviews. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Mixed Reviews for This Year's Literary Fan Fest

This year's BookCon literary fan fest drew mixed reviews from attendees, some of whom felt that publishers focused more on merchandising rather than on providing booklovers with an experience or giving them free swag. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Brackstone moves to Orion to lead music list as fair concludes to mixed reviews

London Book Fair 2019 drew to a close with the shock announcement that Faber editor Lee Brackstone will leave the indie after nearly 25 years to run a new, as yet unnamed, music-centric imprint at Orion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers

Publishers give Facebook credit for listening to them, but those that are looking for tangible, meaningful benefits say the initiative hasn’t delivered. The post One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mixed Reviews of Repositioned Christian Retailing Show

The Association for Christian Retail (CBA) hosted its annual UNITE trade show in Cincinnati from June 27-30, with publishers reporting positive interactions but lower numbers of booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterfi Waterproofed Kindle Paperwhite review: A great e-reader that’s completely protected from water damage

If waterproof is high on your checklist of e-reader must-haves, we recommend that most people consider the Kobo Aura H20. It’s a capable ebook reader designed to stand up to the occasional poolside splash or even an extended soak in a hot tub. For anyone already invested in Amazon’s extensive... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hit Makers: How Things Become Popular review – the secret of selling squillions

Derek Thompson unravels the mystery of Fifty Shades’ mega-salesThere are no doubt plenty of people - but probably not as many as read the book - who simply can’t fathom how EL James can have sold more than 125m copies of Fifty Shades of Grey. Derek Thompson is here to help. The reason, it... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Publishers give mixed reviews so far to Google AMP

It's been three months since Google launched Accelerated Mobile Pages, its fast-loading article pages initiative, and publishers are giving mixed it reviews. Pages are loading faster, but some are seeing little traffic benefit. “I would love to see more widespread adoption,” said Slate vice... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NC Author Sara Gruen Mounting Local Event to Fight HB2

To prove that authors do not need to cancel events in North Carolina in order to show their opposition to the state's new "bathroom law," local bestseller Sara Gruen has mounted an event called "Kill the Bill" with a major local bookseller, and other NC authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Homeless South African Sells Books and Reviews In Lieu of Begging

Johannesburg's Philani Dladli was homeless when he decided to sell books he found and read, offering them on a sliding price scale based on his own review. The post Homeless South African Sells Books and Reviews In Lieu of Begging appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foreign Markets Drawing Mixed Reviews

Depending on whom you talk to, the foreign rights markets are rebounding, or are still in decline. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mixed reviews for Yodel

Booksellers have warned there is no room for a repeat of last year's Yodel pre-Christmas... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-17 00:00:00 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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January 2016: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The January 2016 selection of reviews from BlueInk Review includes a science fiction novel set in space and a children's picture book about families. The post January 2016: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The December 2015 starred BlueInk Reviews of self-published books include upbeat romance, a WWII novel and a spy thriller. The post December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September 2015: Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books. The post September 2015: Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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August 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

Our August 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, ranges from fantasy to middle grade, memoir to self-help The post August 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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July 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

Our July 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, focuses on a variety of nonfiction titles. The post July 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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June 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

Our June 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books. All titles are deemed worth of further consideration. The post June 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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