Early in 2020, BookNet Canada surveyed Canadians about their leisure and reading behaviors in 2019. The public library is most popular.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed the steps readers take once they finish a book, including reading about the author or following them online.
News Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn took to Twitter to complain about people submitting ebooks about fake COVID-19 cures through their self-publishing platform. So far, Kobo is rejecting more than half of submitted titles that deal with the virus: “They are filled with near-criminal snake-oil quackery, conspiracy theories, and raw disinformation.” He also takes issue with titles … Read more
Trailblazes looks at opportunities, launches and startups like Ingram launch of Bookfinity, an online book discovery website.
And even if you do offer a creative and enticing online event, it’s hard to sell when so much content right now is available for free.
The most blatant threat to fiscal stability for self-publishing authors has so far come from Barnes & Noble via ebook distributors.
Coronavirus update includes global efforts continuing to mitigate—or reverse—losses and hardships during pandemic.
Recently in the headlines Publishers Weekly launches #BooksAreEssential campaign, inspiring both support and critiqueWith its April 20 issue, Publishers Weekly launched #BooksAreEssential, a campaign to “highlight the role books play in the health of American culture.” The prompt: take a picture of yourself reading, with the book partially covering your face. In its magazine pages and on … Read more