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AMS White Knight May Be Chosen Today

The Judge in the bankruptcy suit filed by AMS may decide today which competing offer between Perseus and NBN for the distribution rights of 150 publishers who are creditors of AMS. Perseus may have the leg up, having signed contracts… more

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Overall Book Sales Down but Ebook Sales Up

According to the Association of American Publishers, net book sales fell in 2006 .2%. Certain segments were up such as ebooks which increased 24.1%, adult paperbacks 8.5% and adult mass markets 4.6%. Down were children’s/YA hardcovers (29%); audiobooks (11.7%); and… more

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RNA 2007 Finalists Announced

Romance Novelists’ Association announced its 2007 finalists. The winner is awarded a prize package worth  £1,000. Accepting The Boss’s Proposal (Harlequin Romance)by Natasha Oakley HMB Romance An Improper Companion (Historical Romance) by Anne Herries HMB Historical Her Ready-Made Family (Silhouette… more

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I’m an Ass

After reading Do They Wear High Heels in Heaven, I went to Erica Orloff’s site to see what was coming next. It was a young adult book called, High School Bites authored by Liza Conrad (a pseudonym for Erica Orloff)…. more