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Galley Access for Elite Reviewers

Amazon is offering galley copies to elite amazon reviewers along with self publishing service through its On Demand program. The self published Amazon books will have the same benefits as other books with the Search Inside feature and inclusion in… more

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Profits for HarperCollins

Newscorp, the parent company of HarperCollins, reported their official 2007 fiscal numbers. HarperCollins had a mixed bag for the 4th quarter. Revenue was up $39 million over the same quarter in 2006 to $295 million, but full year operating income… more

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NYTimes Talks EBooks

In today’s New York Times tech section is an article about the growth of ebooks. The writer, Peter Wayner, offers up a summarization of places to buy ebooks (Fictionwise) and formats (Mobipocket and eReader) and devices (cellphones, PDA, and Sony… more

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Book Sales Are on the Rise

According to figures from the Association of American Publishers, book sales in June rose 4.3% to $720.6 million and 7.9% year to date. Increases Audiobook: 25.9% to $12.9 million E-books: 13.5% to $2.7 million Children’s/YA hardcover up 22.2% to $42.3… more