May Book Sales Incrementally Down YTD
According to the American Association of Publishers, 79 publishers have reported $670 million in sales for the month of May. This is a 1.8% decrease from last year and 0.7 % decrease for the year.
Adult hardcovers and ebooks increased and Childrens’s/YA Paperback had a slight increase while every other category suffered a decline.
You can see the AAP article here or the google spreadsheet here.