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  • This Week's Bestsellers: December 17, 2018

    Charles Krauthammer’s posthumously published collection, ‘The Point of It All,’ is the #4 book in the country. Plus Reese Witherspoon’s latest book club pick, ‘One Day in December,’ debuts at #3 in trade paper, and Graywolf releases Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’ in the U.S.

  • Soft Kids, Adult Fiction Sales Drop Units 0.8% in Early December

    Declines in adult fiction and juvenile fiction and nonfiction offset a 7.6% increase in adult nonfiction sales, resulting in a 0.8% drop in unit sales of print books for the week ended Dec. 8, 2018, compared to the similar week last year at outlets the report to NPD BookScan.

  • Bookstore Sales Increased 7.2% in October

    After two months of declines, bookstore sales were $699 million in October, up from $649 million in October 2017. Sales were flat in the first 10 months of the year compared to 2017.

  • What Happens If Ingram and B&T Tie the Knot?

    A rumored Ingram bid for B&T’s trade wholesaling business has the industry concerned about more consolidation.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: December 10, 2018

    The Scottish Granny creates another viral hit with ‘I Need a New Butt!’ Plus QVC host David Venable’s latest cookbook is the second bestselling title in the country, and ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ heads to the big screen.

  • B&N Announces Holiday Half-Off Sale

    Barnes & Noble will discount more than 100 books at 50% off from today until December 24 in stores and December 25 online, provided supplies last.

  • ‘Becoming’ Gets the Holidays Off To a Good Start

    Michelle Obama’s book was a big hit at indies, but booksellers are keeping an eye on key titles amid reports of potential shortages.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: December 3, 2018

    Several new and backlist cookbooks got a significant Black Friday boost.

  • Judge Questions Parneros’s Bid to Dismiss B&N Countersuit

    Judge John G. Koeltl said the former B&N CEO is free to seek a dismissal of Barnes & Noble’s counterclaim against him, but suggested it was a waste of time and effort.

  • 'Becoming' Gives a Strong Start to Holiday Sales

    'Becoming' by Michelle Obama was easily the biggest hit at independent bookstores over the Thanksgiving weekend. Indies were also keeping a wary eye on inventory levels amid reports of potential shortages of hot-selling titles.

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