Circana Bookscan reports that in week 51 in the U.S., 31 million print books were sold, marking a 1-percent holiday season growth over 2022.
Citing ‘positive momentum contrary to what we expected to see in October,’ Circana’s Kristen McLean has a monthly overview.
The August assessment of Circana BookScan’s Kristen McLean shows romance leading a drop in United States print book sales.
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Despite overall flat sales this July, Circana reports that the US book market also saw some frontlist gains and new voices on the bestseller list.
In US print unit sales, Kristen McLean sees a 12-percent gain over the same time frame in 2019, if 8.6 million units below 2022’s number.
Both adult fiction and adult nonfiction book sales grew in May, Circana BookScan reports, despite an overall decline across the US book market.
The Circana Books Media Report for the week ending May 13 discusses ‘some complicated drivers’ behind US book sales this Mother’s Day.
The month of April in the States, per Circana data tracking, saw only 11 ‘designated market areas’ in truth growth this spring.
In the week ending April 22, Circana saw adult nonfiction posting the largest gains in the United States print market.