Even though Barnes & Noble is having a tough time with new titles in hardcover, the format was selling well overall in 2021 for the children’s market.
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Right on the heels of the TikTok and Barnes & Noble marketing partnership, TikTok and Amazon have announced that Amazon will now sponsor the TikTok Book Club.
The book club will feature five titles for adults annually—one for each season and one Pick of the Year.
With a backlist of about 1,000 titles and 25 new titles per season, the imprint will publish books on arts and crafts.
The author’s new hardcover book won’t be stocked by Barnes & Noble. She understands the business plight of the chain, but worries about collateral damage to authors and young readers alike.
The US chain plans to stock fewer hardcovers‚ especially children’s titles, which will force publishers and authors to re-evaluate their publishing and marketing strategies.
Comparable to the Authors Guild in the United States, the Society of Authors in the UK is the country’s leading union of professional authors.
It turns out that backlist is capturing most of the pandemic growth in the book market.
The White House changed a longstanding US policy, forcing publishers to make publicly funded research available immediately to the public.