As in the traditional publishing market in the US, ebooks in the UK have flattened and even declined, Nielsen reported at London Book Fair.
Hot Sheet Index reviews UK book sales across all formats in 2016 versus 2015. Sales of books sold in bookstores in the UK in 2016 vs 2015: +4%
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The International Publishers Association (IPA) may be able to help authors facing copyright issues outside the US.
New initiatives from traditional publishers include Bonnier Publishing’s IglooBooks and Abram Books decision to publish narrative nonfiction.
An overview of chat-based story apps.
The mood at London Book Fair (LBF) last week was determinedly upbeat, giving the show floor a mildly giddy tone that belied issues ahead.
Wattpad announced a partnership with Hachette, to produce 50 audiobooks based on Wattpad stories.