The bankruptcy court ruled that Perseus, not NBN, would be awarded the distribution contracts for the bankrupt PGW. Via Shelf Awareness.
Lots of romance and familiar faces. The Dream-Hunter, Sherrilyn Kenyon, St. Martin’s Paperbacks, $7.99, No. 3. Irish Dreams, Nora Roberts (Silh Special Releasees), $7.99, No. 6 (Peak 2). Most Likely To Die, Lisa Jackson, Beverly Barton, Wendy Corsi Staub (Zebra),$7.99… more
We’re nearing the end of the nomination period for our March book club. Now’s your last chance to nominate a book. Any book released this month or in early March qualifies, so don’t hold back. Keep those nominations coming! And… more
Radio Netherlands has a positive article on Mills and Boon. The Salt Lake Tribune offers up an article on romance writers and the industry.
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
From eMediaWire. The Romance Novel TV website launches, most fittingly, this Valentine’s Day, with interviews of bestselling authors, features on upcoming books, a drama that follows a new author, visual tours of romantic cities and more. Read more about it… more
Amazon was granted a patent on Tuesday for its Amazon Upgrade program which is supposed to allow electronic access to owners of a physical text. It also has a “features suppression” which allows a publisher to allow some text to… more
This might have well been romance week. There were a ton of romances on the list this week along with some new faces. Irish Dreams, Nora Roberts (Silh Special Releasees), $7.99, No. 2 (Peak 2). Last week it was 150… more
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