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  • Unit Sales for 2018 to Date Are Up 3% from 2017

    Unit sales of print books in the week ended April 15, 2018, tumbled 15% compared to the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: April 23, 2018

    Madeleine Albright has the #1 book in the country with ‘Fascism.’ Plus Junot Díaz writes his first picture book, and Madeline Miller shines a spotlight on the sorceress ‘Circe.’

  • Bookstore Sales Bounced Back in February

    Bookstore sales ended a six-month losing streak in February, as sales rose 2.3% over February 2017. Sales for the first two months of 2018, though, were still down 8.6% from the comparable period in 2017.

  • Independent Bookstore Day 2018: It's A Holiday

    More than 500 Indie bookstores in 48 states are preparing to make this year's Independent Bookstore Day on April 28 the biggest and most exuberant celebration of indie bookselling yet.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: April 16, 2018

    ‘Laguna Beach’ graduate Kristin Cavallari has the #1 book in the country with the cookbook ’True Roots.’ Plus 'The Female Persuasion,' Meg Wolitzer’s first novel for adults since 2013’s 'The Interestings,' lands at #10 in hardcover fiction, and new middle-grade and children’s titles hit our list.

  • With Easter Over, Unit Sales Fall in Early April

    Unit sales of print books in the week ended Apr. 8, 2018, were 8% lower than in the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • A New Generation of African-American-Owned Bookstores

    After a steep decline, the number and types of black-owned independent bookstores are growing.

  • Book Units Rose 22% in Easter Week

    The last week before Easter proved to be a great one for publishers, with print unit sales jumping 22% in the week ended April 1, 2018, over the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • Monthly StatShot, November 2017

    According to AAP’s StatShot report, adult book sales fell 2.2% in November compared to a year ago. Sales of mass market paperbacks declined 36.7% and e-book sales dropped 5.1%.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: April 9, 2018

    ‘This Is Us’ star Chrissy Metz debuts at #5 in hardcover nonfiction with the self-help title ‘This Is Me.’ Plus the first book from Rick Riordan’s new Disney imprint lands at #10 in children’s frontlist fiction, and several books show how authors and readers keep the faith.

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