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  • A Soft Third Quarter for Big Publishers

    All four of the large publicly held trade publishers saw sales fall in the period.

  • Print Units Post Solid Sales Gain in Early November

    With both juvenile categories posting double-digit increases and a strong gain in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 5.9% in the week ended Nov. 9, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 18, 2019

    Eight years after ‘The Night Circus,’ Erin Morgenstern returns with ‘The Starless Sea,’ #10 in the country. Plus Neal Shusterman concludes his Arc of a Scythe trilogy with ‘The Toll,’ and ‘I Heard You Paint Houses,’ retitled ‘The Irishman,’ hits the big and small screens.

  • September Bookstore Sales Fell 2.3%

    With bookstore sales declining 2.3% in September compared to a year ago, sales for the first nine months of 2019 were down 5.6% compared to the same months in 2018.

  • Binc Survey Finds One in Five Booksellers in Need

    The Book Industry Charitable Foundation's third industry-wide survey found 22% of respondents had situations in the past two years requiring financial assistance, yet less than half of those in need asked for help.

  • B&N Launches Book of the Year Award

    As one of the first initiatives under the leadership of new CEO James Daunt, Barnes & Noble has announced the shortlist for a new Book of the Year award. The nominees and winner are chosen by B&N booksellers.

  • Amazon Reducing Orders to Publishers

    In order to deal with congestion issues at its warehouses, Amazon has been cutting book orders to publishers over the last several weeks, a move publishers say is on track to damage their holiday sales.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 11, 2019

    Lee Child has the #1 book in the country with ‘Blue Moon.’ The week’s other notable releases include ‘The Beautiful Ones,’ Prince’s posthumously published memoir, and ‘Find Me,’ André Aciman’s sequel to ‘Call Me by Your Name.’

  • The Weekly Scorecard: End of October 2019

    Print units fell 3% at the end of October.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 4, 2019

    Ree Drummond has the #1 book in the country with ‘The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier,’ one of three high-profile cookbook releases. Plus Brent Weeks closes out his epic fantasy series Lightbringer, and Instagram-popular artist Charlie Mackesy publishes his first fable.

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