The publishing house that Stieg Larsson built with his Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series is now up for sale. Enthusiast publisher (and my employer) F+W Media made an acquisition last week that added 40% to its revenues.
The fine folks at Kids Can Press have shared a letter they received from a young reader. Jimmy, who lives in Louisville, Colorado, wants to “set things straight” for Binky the Space Cat, the feline star of Ashley Spires’ popular chapter-book series.
[Press Release] Shebooks, New Women’s E-Book Publisher, Launches Shebooks, short e-books by and for women, bridges the gap between magazines and books with carefully selected e-singles designed for women’s busy lives NEW YORK, Jan.
Discovery has been and continues to be a regular buzzword at publishing conferences. Sadly, we saw no breakthroughs in 2013. Instead we saw the acquisition of Goodreads by Amazon and the very sad demise of Small Demons.
It is fascinating how one can be a relative newbie in the publishing industry, where relations are core to the business development, and at the same time a “granddaddy” of the ebook subscription business, as Mike Shatzkin expressed about my...
Amazon beats local bookstores on price, and beats them on digital sales completely. Most people think local bookstores don't stand a chance. Plenty have done well enough, but there's a way out of this mess anyway.
Harlequin has signed a six-figure deal with Laverne Cox, LGBT activist and star on the popular Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. Cox, a transgender actress who plays an inmate named Sylvia, was approached by Harlequin to write her memoir.
Amidst flattening ebook sales at publishers, more Americans are reading ebooks than ever before, according to new data from the Pew Internet & American Life project. Some 28% of Americans are now reading ebooks, up from 23% a year ago.
Could this library be a vibrant local ebookstore? As the New Year approaches, I have a vision of the future that brings bookstores to every town and invigorates libraries. In this vision, libraries of the future are our local bookstores.
Start-up ebook retailer Zola has acquired start-up book retailer Bookish in a cash deal that closed today and will see roughly half of Bookish staffers absorbed into Zola, along with the site’s touted recommendation engine.