Borders announced that 12 million customers have signed up for the Borders Rewards program. This is a free program wherein you can get special coupons and savings just for handing over all your personal information to Borders. Plus, you get reward days and at the end of the year, you ... more >
Bantam Dell publishing is running a new type of book ad for author Dean Koontz wherein it isn’t really apparent that the ads are for books. Have books fallen so out of favor that they have to be packaged as not a book? And what happens when the customer realizes ... more >
According to Book Standard, the following top three books sold more than 100,000 units (as compared to last week when the only two of the top five sold over 100K units). Last week, if you sold more than 50K, you were deemed a success. This week? Diets, Spark, and Roberts ... more >
Back blurb: “The cowled figures which stood around the open grave in the moonlight at Glastonbury in the year 1189 were used to mystery but even they were overawed by what was in the coffin. Their great and ancient monastery was in trouble and if this sword was what they ... more >
Even though overall retail sales are up, bookstore sales are down for the third consecutive month.