Stressful Times Prompt Sales for Spirituality Titles

New and backlist titles offering esoteric insight, ancient wisdom, and empowering practices did well during a year of ‘profound uncertainty,’ publishers say. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Put the "For Sale" Sign on Time Inc. Last Fall

Jeff Bewkes and company used to insist they wanted to hang on to their magazine business. They stopped saying that in September. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Amazon's Kindle sale brings the Paperwhite back to an all-time low

Amazon's latest Kindle Paperwhite is one of the nicest (and newest) e-readers out there, and you can now pick one up at an all-time low. It's on sale for just $105, for a savings of $35 (25 percent) off the regular $140 price. You'll also find deals on the regular Kindle with a built-in front... Continue reading at Engadget

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Titles Take a Spiritual Account of Social Media

New books from religion publishers are examining the emotional toll social media can take on users, but also the ways that online engagement has the potential to strengthen one’s faith. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell’s up for sale for first time in 143-year history

The UK’s largest independent bookshop chain Blackwell's is up for sale for the first time in its 143-year history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite drops to all-time low price of $71 in one-day sale

Now might be a good time to buy an e-reader for school — or that end-of-summer vacation. Amazon has cut the price of the ad-supported 8GB Kindle Paperwhite to an all-time low of $71 in a one-day-only sale, well below the official $130 sticker. That's lower than what we saw just two weeks... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-08-29 15:44:54 UTC ]
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Flint scoops two climate change titles in time for COP26 summit

Flint Books, an imprint of The History Press, has acquired two "urgent and instructive" titles on sustainability and climate change to publish in time for the COP26 summit in October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 22:17:00 UTC ]
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Booker bounce as longlisted titles see huge surge in sales

The novels longlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize have seen a huge surge in sales since last week's announcement, with some titles seeing their numbers rise by more than 900%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-05 12:30:26 UTC ]
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Faith and Gift Publishers See Spiritual Journal Sales Rise

From journaling Bibles to prayer journals, publishers have seen a jump in journal sales as people look for ways to cope with pandemic pressures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Titles Drove a 24% Print Book Sales Gain Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 24% last week over the comparable week in 2020. Sales of travel books continued to rebound after a disastrous 2020, and graphic novel sales soared again. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Adult Titles Had Big Gains Last Week

Unit sales of print books jumped 35% last week over the comparable week in 2020, driven by huge sales gains for adult books. At this point last spring, sales of adult books were soft because of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 6% Last Week Led by Adult Titles

Unit sales of adult titles jumped for the week ended April 10, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, offsetting steep declines in the juvenile categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Pilkey Title Leads a Good Week for Book Sales

An early 2021 Easter, combined with declining sales last spring as the pandemic heated up, resulted in a huge gain in unit sales of print books for the week ended March 28, 2021, over the comparable week last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mackesy's title tops the 2020 sales chart

Charlie Mackesy's The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) was the bestselling book of 2020 through Nielsen BookScan's UK Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

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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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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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In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

Sales increased to $75.5 billion in the second quarter at Amazon, even as it acknowledged that the surge in demand forced it to prioritize essential items such as household staples and "dampened demand" for non-essential products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion and Spirituality On-Sale Calendar: January 2020

Find out more about a Christian guide to fasting, the new children's book by the bestselling author of 'When God Made You,' and more religion and spirituality books slated for publication in January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_170617" align="alignright" width="150"] Viktoria Degtar[/caption] Five weeks into Keith Grossman's tenure as president of Time magazine, the list of new additions to its executive ranks is getting longer. Following last month’s appointment of chief legal officer Dana... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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