Random House employed Zogby International to do a survey of over 8000 readers. Only 15% of the readership seems interested in ebooks which is good for the brick and mortar retailers. Other interesting tidbits: Most readers buy by the cover (no surprise). Nearly half of readers shop at independents. 66% ... more >
Dear Author is going with The Billionaire’s Secret Babes for our Harlequin reading challenge group name. Robin picked it so we are giving away two GCs to random commenters from the previous post. Ann Bruce and Whey are the winners of our Fictionwise GCs. Please send me an email with ... more >
According to a comScore Network study, 74% of Internet users are watching online videos. 134 million Internet users watched over 9 billion video clips in July. The study says that just in the past few months, the monthly time spent viewing videos went from 145 minutes in March to 181 ... more >
NPR explored the statistical fact that women read more than men in a September 5, 2007 article. According to a recent AP survey, a typical woman readers nine books a year compared to five for men. In every category but history and biography, women outpace men in reading and buying ... more >
Like to be cozy whilst reading? You’ll have to get the Snug. It’s a “fleeceblanket with crocheted tentacles to play, snuggle, alone or together.” There appears to be enough tentacle openings for at least three people, or possibly one person and her dog? Via .
Today is Tuesday, but a relatively unimportant Tuesday. It’s the middle of the month Tuesday where readers, full of gluttonous spending a couple of weeks ago look around bewildered at the bedside table, nearly buckling under the weight of books to be read. Some books have been there since many ... more >