The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing.
The US book trade continues an upward trend in unit sales over some 15 weeks, says NPD’s Kristen McLean, especially good ‘for the dog days of summer.’
Taking a look at 19 internationally prominent women politicians, the YA title ‘In Good Hands’ by Stephanie MacKendrick is to be made into a TV series.
Recognizing digital publishing and reading in Singapore, the Book Publishers Association’s awards this add ebooks, audiobooks, and digital marketing.
The annual June 18 sales were perhaps somewhat subdued by the pandemic, in a month in which Chinese readers clung to favored authors and themes.
From Sweden, Denmark, the UK, Australia, the USA, the Netherlands, and Norway, today’s titles include children’s books and an LGBT graphic novel.
Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today’s report on last year’s pre-pandemic performance.
Following Monday’s Q2 report, NPD PubTrack Digital data shows a big jump in ebook unit sales when April’s lockdowns were ordered–children’s fiction jumped 78 percent that month.
Politically related biography and memoir gained, and children’s print gained 12 percent over the second quarter of 2019 in unit sales.
Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump’s niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents.