Books in the Media: Children's books account for 4.9% of review space

Books in the Media: Children's books account for 4.9% of review space

Children's books account for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market, according to data from Books in the Media

Since Books in the Media launched in November 2018, 5,613 different reviews have been posted, across 1,860 different books. The most-reviewed genre through Books in the Media was General & Literary Fiction—1,275 of the reviews in the last ten months were for the (admittedly loosely-defined) genre, 22% of all reviews, with Biography & Memoir taking another huge slice of the review space, with 1,199 reviews.

By contrast contrast, children’s books—the e...

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