Recommendations on TikTok and other media push Alex Michaelides’ bestselling debut onto the charts in China in May.
NPD Books: US Sales of Social Justice and Race Books Soar in 2021
In the first five months of 2021, books on race and social justice sold 700,000 more units than in the same part of 2020.
US First-Quarter 2021 Print Book Sales Grew 29 Percent
Strong book sales continue in Q1 of 2021, with print sales up 29 percent in the US. And in 2020, ebook sales increased by 17 percent.
Publishing in Seussville: When Children’s Books Are Politicized
Oh, the book sales they’ll drive! After six Dr. Seuss books are discontinued, NPD looks at the latest US book sales data for insights.
Reflections on the 2020 American Market in Sales and Deals
In what NPD’s Kristen McLean calls ‘a remarkable year’ for US book sales, Publishers Lunch reports a decline in 2020 of translation rights deals.
NPD: 2020 Was the US’ Bestselling Year for Print in a Decade
One-third of 2020 growth in US print book sales was driven by juvenile fiction, NPD BookScan reports, with overall sales of 751 million units.
Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ Breaks NPD BookScan’s Nonfiction Records
Year’s End: An already exceptionally busy year for nonfiction gets even hotter as US adult nonfiction print sales move 257 million units.
NPD’s November US Market Review: Sales Grew 7.7 Percent
‘After a wobble during election week,’ says NPD’s Kristen McLean, US book sales have ramped up into the holiday season.
NPD: One in Four Books Is Purchased in the USA During the Holidays
The week of November 14 kicks off holiday shopping in the US. NPD reports the highest week of book sales so far this year.
NPD Books: US October Sales up 7.1 Percent Over 2019: ‘A Healthy Month’
The United States market is on track for ‘one of the highest volume years for US trade book sales in NPD BookScan history.’