The August assessment of Circana BookScan’s Kristen McLean shows romance leading a drop in United States print book sales.
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.
The Lambda Literary Awards’ digital 2022 presentation named winners from a pool of 120 shortlisted finalists.
Winners in the 2021 Watty Awards include stories inducted into the Paid Stories program that allows writers to earn money for their work.
The merged Canadian and Korean platforms are expected to generate 12 graphic novels per year in the Webtoon Unscrolled imprint.
One goal of Glénat’s acquisition of Hugo, says Arthur de Saint Vincent, is a complementary use of licenses, heavy on romance and comics.
The two platforms brought together by South Korea’s Naver have begun early development on a trio of properties.
A new international rights hit for Sourcebooks, Scarlett St. Clair’s ‘dark fantasy romance’ has just sold into at least eight territories.
Moving this year to digital submissions, the 33rd annual Lambda Literary Awards program names 120 titles in its shortlists.