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Industry News Round-Up: April

May 8, 2015Marika Gofman 0

Industry News Highlights Check out the latest and greatest industry news – including audiobook, library, publishing, technology and digital highlights.   Audiobook News The Publishers Association shows that sales of audiobooks have doubled in the past five years and British readers spent £10 million on audiobooks last year, a 25% rise from 2013. Macmillan is […]

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Book Review: The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon

April 24, 2015Colleen Tsironis 0

One of my fondest memories as a mom is sitting on the ground, with a boy in my lap, reading through an endless supply of board books.  Before they could speak, my kids would toddle over, book in hand, and just start backing up into my lap. There was always time for another story or six. Bedtime […]

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May To-Read Pile

April 1, 2015Erin Cosyn 0

I Take You by Eliza Kennedy One of Frankfurt 2013’s most buzzed about books is hitting shelves in May. Eliza Kennedy’s debut novel I Take You sold for a high six figures and the 150,000 first print run solidifies the high expectations. A ribald addition to chick lit shelves, one industry insider calls I Take […]

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Industry News Round-Up: March

March 24, 2015Marika Gofman 0

I absolutely love seeing audiobooks being promoted, especially by experts and trusted voices in the industry. Our friends at Macmillan Audio just unveiled Unabridged Access—their audio blog where they will take readers into the studio with narrators, share industry insights and share audiobook recommendations.

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Industry News Round-Up: February

February 27, 2015Marika Gofman 0

Industry News Highlights: This is an exciting time of year for bibliophiles – by now you must know that Harper Lee is releasing a sequel to her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Plus, Oprah has selected her new book club title, Ruby. Between ALA Mid-winter, the Youth Media award-winners, Grammy Spoken Word winners (not surprisingly, […]

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Book Review: The Girl on the Train

February 18, 2015Erin Cosyn 1

Sitting atop the New York Times bestseller list, with multiple starred reviews, I had to find out what all the fuss was about over Paula Hawkins’s debut The Girl on the Train. A psychological thriller compared to Gillian Flynn and Alfred Hitchcock, The Girl on the Train is not my usual reading fare (I rarely read mysteries and when I do I am routinely disappointed). Still, if The Girl on the Train was going to be the next Gone Girl, I was going to be in on the action.

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March To-Read Pile

February 3, 2015Erin Cosyn 0

Mysterious and otherworldly historical fiction seems to be the theme for March. Get ready for some expertly crafted books from old and new writers alike who are tackling big ideas. I think March is bringing us a host of the kind of book that stays with you for a long time after you’ve finished reading.

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2015 Industry Predictions

January 28, 2015Marika Gofman 0

I’ve always thought the best and most exciting part of entering a new year is not reflecting on the past year, but setting goals and looking forward to the upcoming year. These are our publishing, data, audio and digital industry predictions for 2015.   Publishing: In case you haven’t heard, Mark Zuckerberg started a book […]

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