What Adult Coloring Books Show Us: Light, and Dark

As adult coloring books roll on in major publishing markets, the picture coming together isn't about literature or books or our culture. The post What Adult Coloring Books Show Us: Light, and Dark appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book

To the surprise of many, the bestselling title at Amazon US is by Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford, whose adult coloring books are topping the charts. The post Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sharjah’s Book Fair Opening Stresses Publishing’s ‘Light in the Darkness’

As the 11-day Sharjah International Book Fair is formally opened to the public, its chief patron warns of the importance of the 'light' of literature. The post Sharjah’s Book Fair Opening Stresses Publishing’s ‘Light in the Darkness’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Is Poetry the New Adult Coloring Book?

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Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market

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The adult coloring book fad may be over

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Adult coloring books face threat from app rivals Colorfy, Recolor and more

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The Adult Coloring Book Boom Continues

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PRH Signs New Adult Coloring Books by Johanna Basford

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