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DA-SBTB Podcast 27. Category Romance

DA-SBTB Podcast 27. Category Romance

Surprise, you’re reading category romance! In this episode, we talk about the success of self-published and digitally published romances marketed as single title contemporaries, and how many of them are very much like category romances. We also talk about aspects… more

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Orbit to Offer $1.00 eBooks

On the one hand you have Scroll Motion trying to sell ebooks higher than the hardcover price. On the other, you have Orbit launching a rotating $1.00 ebook program. Each month, Orbit will offer one ebook for the big old… more

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