Traditional publishers missing out on romance and sci-fi sales

Publishers are missing out on audiobook listeners who want sci-fi and romance titles, statistics on sales show. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 14:46:44 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing signs 'exhilarating' new sci-fi trilogy from Maxwell

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