In January 2016, total net book sales fell 6.7 percent compared to January 2015, as reported to the AAP.
Hot Sheet Index listing book revenue totals for 2014, 2015 for hardcover, paperback books, downloaded audio and ebooks
Once an actor, literary agent Jonny Geller had no trouble navigating the TEDx stage in Oxford for his recent talk, What Makes a Bestseller?
Links of interest to publishing industry news stories and Harlequin and Random House announce new imprints.
Romance publishers, authors, and agents are facing some big challenges as they struggle for discovery in a saturated landscape.
B&N’s Nook Press now offers a free print-on-demand service that makes print books available for sale at BarnesandNoble.com.
Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited allows Amazon customers “all-you-can-eat” access to over 1 million ebook titles and thousands of audiobooks.
Audible debuted Channels, a subscription service of audio programs that’s free to people already paying for Audible membership.
Orna Ross of ALLI says that the competition the indie field faces is an “erosion in terms and conditions for self-publishers”—namely at Amazon.