Both adult fiction and adult nonfiction book sales grew in May, Circana BookScan reports, despite an overall decline across the US book market.
US Market: A Mother’s Day Bump That ‘Didn’t Materialize’
The Circana Books Media Report for the week ending May 13 discusses ‘some complicated drivers’ behind US book sales this Mother’s Day.
At Canada’s Wattpad, Publishing Chief Ashleigh Gardner Steps Down
Ashleigh Gardner’s departure after a decade at Wattpad underlines the trajectory of the platform’s evolution since 2013.
US Market in April: Down 2 Percent in Print Unit Sales
The month of April in the States, per Circana data tracking, saw only 11 ‘designated market areas’ in truth growth this spring.
In Canada: Kids Can Press’ Lisa Lyons Johnston To Depart
The longtime chief of Kids Can Press in Toronto, Lisa Lyons Johnston, is being replaced by a team of three in a Corus Entertainment shakeup.
China Bestsellers in January: A Three-Adaptation Problem
Now with three serial adaptations either on the air or in post-production, Liu Cixin’s ‘The Three-Body Problem’ rockets up the charts.
Germany’s Books at Berlinale: The Gaeb Agency’s Bettina Wißmann
Germany’s 2023 Books at Berlinale program today includes Bettina Wißmann’s presentation of Fernanda Melchor’s ‘This Is Not Miami.’
‘Books at Berlinale’ To Pitch 11 Titles to Film Producers
Eleven books are announced as part of this year’s ‘Books at Berlinale’ program on February 20 and will be pitched to film producers.
Canada’s Kids Can Press at 50: A New ‘Millie Magnificent’ Animated Series
With its third book set for fall, Ashley Spires’ ‘Most Magnificent’ series from Kids Can Press is slated for an animated series from Nelvana.
China Bestsellers in November: Screening ‘The Three-Body Problem’
Anticipation of a new animated adaptation of Liu Cixin’s trilogy drove ‘The Three-Body Problem’ back to the top of China’s charts.