32 Fast-Growing Indies
Eleven companies made our list of fast-growing small publishers
in 2013. The top slot goes to Bella Andre’s Oak Press; it’s the first
time a company headed by a self-published author has appeared on
16 Spring Religion Titles
Our roundup of forthcoming religion books to watch, including a top
10 selected by PW religion reviews editor Marcia Nelson.
15 Put Me in the Story
Sourcebooks’ line of personalized picture books is signing up new
brands and adding one new title each week.
38 Peter Matthiessen
The octogenarian author talks about his long career, and an experience he had at Auschwitz that served as the basis for his new
novel, In Paradise.
4 B&N: A Tale of Two Companies
The retailer deals with rightsizing Nook and protecting store profitability.
5 Humble Bundle Looks to Add Books
The video-game bundler is experimenting with e-book- and audio-book-related promotions.
5 The Weekly Scorecard
Unit sales of print books fell 2% in week eight of 2014, compared
to the similar week last year, at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan.
7 BAM’s Espresso Pilot
Books-A-Million’s three-month experiment with the POD machines
has been a success, but the chain is not ready to expand the program.
9 ‘Divergent’ Dominates Social Media—Again
The first title in Veronica Roth’s bestselling trilogy topped CoverCake’s ranking of the most-talked-about books on social media
again in February.
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