Simon & Schuster Overcomes BN Issues with Rising Profits and Small Sales Drop | Publishers Lunch – B&N is still refusing to stock S&S books in large quantities but S&S’s position, according to PublishersMarketplace, hasn’t hurt them much. Ebooks accounted for 30% of post holiday sales in quarter one but ... more >
Cover Cafe ballot for the best and the worst covers of 2009 is up and ready for your votes. **** RWA is going to Disney! Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin resort will be hosting the 2010 RWA Conference due to the flooding in Nashville. The rooms are super reasonable: ... more >
The 2007 Cover Cafe results are in and the winners may or may not surprise you. I think I voted for several of the winners although the two cover winner is not my favorite. I loved the comment by Karmyn on the worst cover on Big Spankable Asses. “But this ... more >
The Cover Cafe 2007 contest is open for voting. There are seven categories and ten finalists per category. Go on over and vote for the best covers in 2007.
The 2007 Cover Contest results are in. Go take a peak. The “worst” cover comments are hysterical. My favorite was Cover CafÃƒÆ’Ã‚ ©'s Mary Lynne on Evangeline Anderson’s cover, Take Two: Double my horror, double my revulsion, double my distaste, double my shock….and why is the poor planet Saturn, or whatever ... more >
"A book’s cover is absolutely the single most important thing about the physical object that is a book.” – Betsy Groban, Little, Brown and Company, Inc. (login required). The cover of your book is the single most important promotional element. – Dick Claassen, Editor Awe-struck books. I bought Dark Lover ... more >