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 >
Even though overall retail sales are up, bookstore sales are down for the third consecutive month.
Whilst the Non Chick Lit Authors are enjoying a wine, cheese and shopping event sponsored by Vogue and Dooney & Burke (not to mention the special shopping discount), the authors of This Is Chick Lit have been invited to be on a panel at the literary event known as The ... more >
Remember when the chick lit wars were burning this summer? We blogged about Elizabeth Merrick’s hate of the pink covers and shopping included in books. She published a collection of “real” fiction by the top voices in women’s literature. Alison Kent blogged today about a special event celebrating Elizabeth Merrick’s ... more >
The New York Times reported that The Baltimore Times will join The New York Amsterdam News, The Philadelphia Tribune and several other newspapers in including a monthly insert called Blacks & Books that showcase African American authors. On the one hand it’s nice to see some unknown authors get some ... more >
RTB and LLB have recently had posts on it. We’ve talked and talked and talked about it. So has Angie W. Recently I purchased two books in a trilogy by author Cameron Dean. (I have my suspicions that this is a pen name*). Candace Steele is Buffy the vampire slayer ... more >