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Wednesday News: NAL merges with Berkley, big data & advertising, Disney’s Pocahontas, and the Simpsons honor Hayao Miyazaki

Wednesday News: NAL merges with Berkley, big data & advertising, Disney’s...

People: NAL Is Merged Into Realigned Berkley Publishing Group – Well, this is unfortunate. Berkley and NAL (New American Library) are being merged into a “new” Berkley Publishing Group, and also reorganized, with NAL focusing on non-fiction and Berkley focused on… more

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: Harlequin: Whatever You’re Into; more bad science; BEA protest; and a “golden age” for genre readers

Thursday News: Harlequin: Whatever You’re Into; more bad science; BEA protest;...

New Harlequin Campaign: Whatever You’re Into – Beginning today, Harlequin is launching a new campaign, which will continue through the summer, called “Whatever You’re Into,” which is intended to make good on Harlequin’s promise that they “have a book for… more