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Monday News: 2014 book sales, public-use photo app, feminism & media critique, and photographer explores anxiety in self-portraits

Monday News: 2014 book sales, public-use photo app, feminism & media...

The Verdict on 2014: Sales up 4.6% – 2014 book sales data shows a slight increase in digital books (3.8%), which represented an increase in unit sales of only 0.2%, because of higher digital book prices. Digital audiobooks also increased… more

Thursday News: Harper Collins earnings, Amazon dominating subscription services, Joss Whedon leaves Twitter, and hilarious sex-ed quiz

Thursday News: Harper Collins earnings, Amazon dominating subscription services, Joss Whedon...

Harlequin Purchase Drives HC Results – So apparently Harper Collins’s purchase of Harlequin is still proving to be a benefit, at least to HC earnings: Total revenue at HarperCollins rose 14% for the third quarter ended March 31, 2015, while… more

Friday News: the history of Harlequin, Hedy Lamarr-inventor, new voices in Fantasy, and Paleo cookbook pulled by Australian publisher

Friday News: the history of Harlequin, Hedy Lamarr-inventor, new voices in...

How Harlequin Became the Most Famous Name in Romance – Not always loving the coverage in Jezebel, I approached Kelly Faircloth’s historical post on Harlequin warily. However, by the third paragraph, I realized this wasn’t going to be the usual… more