A back-list title makes it onto this week’s rankings, Amazon offers self-published authors real-time sales reporting, Apple gets good marks for antitrust compliance, Hachette’s newest editor and more.
After a week of losing its No. 1 ebook best-seller ranking, Veronica Roth’s Divergent (HarperCollins) is once again on the top of the charts. The self-published box set that unseated the best-selling ebook of 2014 (so far), The Fixed Trilogy …
Join us Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT for a webcast where you’ll how to stay ahead in the rapidly changing market for children’s apps. As more “digital natives” come of age and …
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Small publishers in Britain successfully promoting e-reading, Random House Children’s group pares UK staff, Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer win and much more.
Divergent is this year’s runaway top best-selling ebook in the U.S. — but it’s not the best-selling ebook this week. (In the UK, at the London Book Fair, the buzz around HarperCollins is about why Divergent is selling comparatively well …
What the keynote speaker said about Amazon, ebooks in the U.S. vs. the UK, a new book marketing firm and much more.
Liberty’s divestment of Barnes & Noble stock and what it means, the company’s new board director, the bad habits of book buyers, where is Jeff Bezos and more!
One content pricing consultant’s analysis, taking the tally of best-selling ebooks, estimating Kindle ebook sales, Hachette appoints a new executive editor and more.
Mixed sales figures as ebook growth slows, a new title gives the Divergent series a run for its money on this week’s ebook best-seller list, publishers’ April Fools pranks and much more.
While Divergent and its sequel Insurgent are still Nos. 1 and 2 on this week’s ebook best-seller list, a new title from best-selling author Nora Roberts has spiked to No. 3.
Say goodbye to the go-go years of fast-paced ebook growth — at least for now. Ebook growth, once in the triple and double digits, with no signs of abating, has slowed to a crawl in 2013.
The case for more information sharing, forecasting ebooks’ decline, four questions to ask before self-publishing, a best-selling author’s publisher loyalty and more.
DropBox buys Readmill, IPR License launches a global licensing platform, Apple’s potential legal penalties triple, Kobo’s stay of execution in Canadian court and more.
Verso Books gets into e-commerce and print-and-ebook bundling in one fell swoop, kids can start reviewing books on Biblionasium, Kobo enlarges its children’s offering and much more.
The world’s biggest publisher’s formidable 2013 figures, Barnes & Noble’s Nook options, what ebook readers are reading, publishers’ recent marketing blunders and more.
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The Divergent series keeps dominating the ebook best-seller list, consumers get their price-fixing settlement cash, making sense of the case against Apple, Byliner’s new subscription service and more.
HarperCollins is having a Hunger Games moment; another year or so of these kinds of sales and it will become a Fifty Shades moment. For the second week in a row, the three HarperCollins Divergent series titles took the top …
Apple’s growing share of the ebook retail market, a potential ebook price hike in the UK, innovative narrative children’s content, Open Road hires an advisor for author brands and more.
Tapping into China’s e-reading potential, HTML and the future of ebook production, getting the most value out of freelance work, beer in bookstores and much more.
Revenues slump at Scholastic, rethinking the value of imprints, asking the right questions about ebook subscription services, prospects for an Amazon phone and more.
How publishers can spread the word about recent accomplishments, Hillary Clinton’s advice for fellow authors, renewing patience for an overdue update to of U.S. copyright law and much more.
Veronica Roth’s Divergent series is mimicking The Hunger Games. The trilogy has continued to lead the ebook best-seller list all year. And in a first this week, it swept all top three spots. The first Divergent movie, due out March …
Veronica Roth’s Divergent series is doing its best Hunger Games series impression. The HarperCollins property has been dominating ebook best-seller lists all year and this week, for the first time, took all three top spots. Also, like The Hunger Games …
Canadian publishers embrace ebooks, Open Road loses its court case with HarperCollins, prepping content for ebook production, new leadership at the Author’s Guild and much more.
Planning for the future of book apps, two cutting-edge production workflows, analyzing Harlequin’s experience, UK kids sticking with print books and more.
Join us Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT for a webcast where you’ll learn how to strategically implement state-of-the-art workflows to optimize your digital production process. Two cutting-edge digital workflows are reshaping …
A closer look at who uses libraries and how, Amazon’s Prime price hike, Microsoft paves the way for a post-Nook future, OverDrive gains Pearson e-textbooks and more.
Hachette’s increasing digital revenues, a new head at Hyperion, Amazon Publishing moves into Germany, a children’s app developer expands and more.
No self-published ebooks in sight as average prices climb on this week’s best-seller list, solid revenues at Wiley, rethinking old literary habits for the digital age and much more.
After weeks of slowly ticking up, getting more than halfway to the $7.00 mark, the average price of a best-selling ebook jumped this week to $7.49. Meanwhile, HarperCollins continues to dominate with Divergent and four new Amazon Publishing titles hit the list this week.
Debating who can lay claim to the term, a closer look at Hugh Howey’s self-publishing advocacy, making pricing decisions, analyzing Amazon’s ebook dominance and more.