A recent Nielsen Books & Consumers survey shows that the total UK book market grew 6 percent in terms of volume in 2020.
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Draft2Digital, a leading ebook distributor for authors, recently announced distribution to BorrowBox, an app that provides library patrons in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom
So far, the Canadian-based platform has 30,000 free and public domain titles and is beta testing sales of books from Grove Atlantic and Open Road Media.
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Literary agents Latoya Smith and Felice Laverne have launched ArtHouse, which is dedicated to “pushing forward in the industry with diverse voices and perspectives.
Nine Eight Books launches in November and “will provide a year-round publishing home for broad, bold, and entertaining musical perspectives.
The new children’s imprint debuts this summer with board books, picture books, and more for children up to seven.
The new initiative (as part of Hachette UK) will target “defined communities of potential readers, whether it’s a trusted household name with a core community of fans
Astra Publishing House is launching a children’s book imprint in fall 2022 that will target ages newborn to 12, focusing on illustrated titles.