Fri, 11/01/2013 - 12:00
E-book sales figures supplied by publishers for 2012 show a wide variance in the take-up for e-books when compared to print book sales. Fiction titles are showing a high degree of digital penetration but non-fiction books still sell many more copies in print than they yet do digitally.
For the first time the leading trade publishers...
Wed, 02/05/2012 - 09:05
The three novels that comprise E L James' much-discussed Fifty Shades trilogy were the three bestselling books in the UK last week. The Twilight-inspired erotic trilogy takes positions one-through-three in this week's Official UK Top 50, led by book one, Fifty Shades of Grey, with sales of 62,280 copies.
Mon, 30/04/2012 - 08:02
The US print market has plunged 16% year on year in the first quarter of 2012, despite a record-breaking performance by Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins.
Just under 136 million books were sold through Nielsen BookScan US in the 13 weeks to 1st April 2012. This is a fall from 162 million books sold over the same period in...
Wed, 28/03/2012 - 09:50
The first book in Suzanne Collins' dystopian Hunger Games trilogy was comfortably the bestselling book in the UK last week. The Hunger Games (Scholastic) scored sales of 34,800 copies across all print editions in the seven days to 24th March.
The sequel, Catching Fire (Scholastic), was the second bestselling book...