BookNet Canada’s 2017 report on the country’s English-language market shows fiction unit sales dipping by 8 percent—and Rupi Kaur’s work powering a 79-percent increase in poetry sales.
By the end of the annual ‘Canada Reads’ TV show on March 29, only one of the competition’s titles and its celebrity advocate will still be standing.
BookNet Canada reports that backlist book sales were strong in the English Canadian market in 2017, showing two percent growth in sales and accounting for two of the top five bestsellers.
Reading ranks fifth in BookNet Canada’s newest survey of respondents’ leisure-time activities, and smartphone reading is on the rise. Thirty-eight percent say their reading increased in the last year.
In Canada, BookNet’s check on sales shows ebooks a bit up, In the UK, a new author day is announced by London Book Fair and the US-based Writer’s Digest.
Toronto-based Kobo and Seattle’s Amazon are neck-and-neck in Canadian publishers’ use of ebook retailers, BookNet Canada finds, in a new 2016 survey.
‘How can I use this across three different publications?’ is a question asked at Tech Forum, where making the most of your content was a key topic.
In the USA, BookExpo includes audiobook events. In Canada, ebook design is stressed in a competition. And in the UK, a bookseller features a self-published novel.
Statistics from BookNet Canada reveal the best-selling books of 2016, along with a stable Canadian book market and growing online book sales.
A BookNet Canada study reveals growing sales and library circulation of audiobooks, but consumers are having some problems finding the audiobooks they want.