According to data from the US Census Bureau, US bookstore sales are down 28.3 percent compared to last year. The cruelest month: April.
Traditional Publishing Scholastic and Penguin Random House were top children’s book publishers in 2020. Scholastic is the publisher of Dav Pilkey, author of the bestselling Dog Man series, and puts out the largest number of frontlist fiction bestsellers, according to Publishers Weekly lists. The top publisher of picture books: Penguin Random House. Read Jim Milliot in Publishers … Read more
Established in 2017, Literati sends parents a curated box of five children’s books each month, for a monthly membership fee of $9.95.
We Need Diverse Books, in partnership with Penguin Random House, is launching an annual initiative, Black Creatives Fund.
Astra Publishing House is launching Astra Quarterly, led by Nadja Spiegelman, who was previously online editor of The Paris Review.
Harper Muse will publish women’s fiction, historical fiction, and southern fiction, with stories that resonate with Millennial and Gen X readers.
Monetizing events—even via a donation model—can bring in extra income for bookstores that offer engaging and interactive content to attendees
The buzzworthy social media app offers live, audio-only conversations and remains invite-only, but it’s not hard to get inside—and you’ll find plenty of book-based conversations.
A new report on book engagement explodes some myths about book consumption and highlights new paths for book discovery.
Year to date, through the week ending Feb. 22, print book sales are up 20.5 percent over 2020, according to NPD BookScan.