The Upstart Pub Behind the Surprise Hit, 'Calendar Girl'

Waterhouse Press, which published the bestselling 12-book erotica series that 'USA Today' just touted as the next Fifty Shades of Grey, is taking a numbers-driven approach to cracking the bestseller list. So far, it seems to be working. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury has transformed 'surprisingly well' despite severity of pandemic hit, says Newton

Bloomsbury chief executive Nigel Newton has said the beginning of the pandemic had a severely negative impact on Bloomsbury's sales, but that overall the company had "transformed surprisingly well". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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GP’s diary of the absurd set to be surprise festive hit

A Country Doctor’s Commonplace Book by Philip Rhys Evans is on its way to be this year’s novelty bestsellerAfter a long career as a Suffolk GP, Dr Philip Rhys Evans may well be astonished to find himself lined up as a surprise literary hit this winter. But a short book compiled by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Focus: Sly surprises in 'Support The Girls,' 'Searching' and 'The Bookshop'

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Lately there has been lots of talk of a revival of rom-coms and coming-of-age movies, inspired in part by the likes of Susan Johnson’s “To All the Boys I Loved Before” on Netflix. But a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France Loves Calendar Girl

Audrey Carlan’s Calendar Girl series, published in the U.S. by Waterhouse Press, continued to win over readers in France in February. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fantagraphics Has Surprise Hit in Debut ‘My Favorite Thing is Monsters’

The Seattle-based indie comics press has ordered the largest second printing in its 40-year history for Emil Ferris' literary graphic novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calendar Girl Strikes in France

Jumping to the top of Germany’s fiction list at the end of January was Swiss novelist Martin Suter’s Elephant, about a mysterious glow-in-the-dark pink elephant, the product of a genetic experiment, and the humans who want to exploit its powers of enchantment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Go and Girl's Guide spoofs hit shelves tomorrow

Two different sets of spoof titles hit shelves tomorrow (3rd November) hoping to cash in on a slice of the success the Ladybird Books for Adults series achieved last Christmas, which racked up sales of a million copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Girl On the Train' Finally Hits Paperback

After selling over 4 million copies in the U.S. alone, in hardcover and ebook, Riverhead Books will release the trade paperback edition of Paula Hawkins' runaway bestseller on July 12. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calendar Girl Series Sells in 27 Countries

Foreign rights to Audrey Carlan's erotica series, which was originally self-published and began topping ebook bestseller lists in the U.S. earlier this year, have now sold to a flurry of publishers around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: Calendar Girls Still Rules

Titles in Audrey Carlan's Calendar Girl series took seven of the 10 top spots on the iBooks bestsellers list for the week ended January 17. 'January' stayed at #1 on the list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson tops chart as Ehrlin scores surprise hit

James Patterson has jumped to the top of the UK Top 50 chart this week with 14th Deadly Sin (Arrow)—his 21st individual title to reach the summit since Nielsen BookScan’s records began. However, Swedish author Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin has scored a surprise hit with his picture book The Rabbit... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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iBooks Bestseller: ‘Girl on the Train’ Hits #3

'Girl on the Train,' the hot debut novel of the season, made a strong showing but couldn't dethrone 'American Sniper' from the top of the Apple iBooks bestseller list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hungry Girl’s First Diet Book Hits Big

Lisa Lillien, better known as “Hungry Girl” to her fans, has eight bestselling cookbooks under her belt, and her first diet book, 'The Hungry Girl Diet: Big Portions. Big Results. Drop 10 Pounds in 4 Weeks,' has hit the ground running. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Hungry Girl Diet' Tops Amazon a Month Before Pub

The upswing in preorders followed a promotional email sent by St. Martin's to the Hungry Girl subscriber list of 1.2 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Godine Has Surprise Hit

The Boston publisher has gone back to press for a second printing of a book by furniture maker Peter Korn that combines the personal with creative practice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Gone Girl' Finally Hits Paperback

With more than 6 million copies sold, and 71 weeks spent on the New York Times's hardcover bestseller list, Gillian Flynn's thriller, Gone Girl, is coming to paperback. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Retirement Community Residents Write Surprise WWII Hit

A last-minute addition to the University Press of New England list has become the fastest-selling book in the Hanover, N.H., university press consortium’s 42-year history and its first book to hit Amazon’s top 10. World War II Remembered isn’t even published by one of its regular distribution... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Templar hits the right notes with Drummer Girl

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 07:44 Templar Publishing has bought world English language rights to a "gritty yet glamorous tale of murder, romance and rock ‘n’ roll". Helen Boyle, commissioning fiction editor, bought the rights to Drummer Girl by Bridget... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Derry Girls' Nicola Coughlan to narrate Big Girl, Small Town

"Derry Girls" actor Nicola Coughlan will read the unabridged audiobook of Michelle Gallen’s début novel Big Girl, Small Town. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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