January 2012 – Articles

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“An Author site/blog using Google ads to generate revenue from authors probably isn’t anyone you want to read.”

– The Write Agenda

ALERT: John Steinbeck Family Defrauded by Writer Beware™ & SFWA Attorney: The 2007 Scam that Writer Beware™ Didn’t Report . . . Why?

11/25/2011: Writer Beware seems to be defending Book Country (Writer Beware – Victoria Strauss)

ALERT: Blogger Get’s it Wrong: Amazon Sales Rankings are Valuable Metrics if Benchmarked over Time

ALERT: Victoria Strauss Critical of Indie Authors Successes: The Voice of Envy

ALERT: (Posted 10/25/11) P.N. Elrod Claims Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers (SFWA) Has Hackers: Cyber Crime Incitement?

ALERT: (Posted 10/24/11) American Book Publishing: No Case, No Criminal Contact & No Legal Action Taken

ALERT: American Book Publishing “Investigation” Research Released: No Proof of Victoria Strauss’ Claims

January 31, 2012

Ricoh Launching New Book Publishing Event
Printing Impressions (press release)
31, 2012—Ricoh Production Print Solutions, a leading provider of digital output solutions, announced its first-ever, books-driven, invitational event—The Next Chapter—aimed to bridge the gap betweenpublishers and book manufacturers by addressing 
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Barnes & Noble Won’t Sell Amazon’s Imprints in Stores
Wall Street Journal
By JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG Barnes & Noble Inc. will no longer sell in its stores any bookspublished by Inc., saying the Web retailing giant had “undermined the industry” by trying to sign exclusive agreements with publishers

Author Richard D. Apgar Releases Stunning New Novel, “For 
Author Press Release (Strategic Book Group Contact: Ellen Green, Press Manager, Strategic Book Group –…

Apple: iCloud iFor Beginners eBook Launches On iTunes, iPad, iPhone
iCloud For Beginners – Imagine Publishing’s new eBook for iPad and iPhone users is available onApple’s iTunes store now. iCloud For Beginners is the stunning new eBook from ImaginePublishing, delivering a wide range of tips, tutorials and secrets 
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With iBooks 2 And iBooks Author, E-Book Publishing For The Masses – 10000 Words
The Washington Post and POLITICO, to name two publishers, have both gotten into that business lately, and have had success with porting their work to the longform platform. Apple’s recent introduction of iBooks 2 and iBooks Author brings the ability 

Author Jonathan Franzen Speaks Out Against E-Books
CBS Local
Author Jonathan Franzen speaks on stage. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New Yorker) NEW YORK (CBS) – American writer of bestselling novels “The Corrections” and “Freedom” Jonathan Franzen came out swinging against e-books at a speaking 
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Author of ‘Getting from College to Career’ With 5 Best Strategies for Finding (blog)
GUEST AUTHOR BLOG: Getting from College to Career in a Tough Economy by Lindsey Pollakauthor of “Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World.” Although the economy is slowly improving, this year’s college 

Author and Educator Dr. Richard Allington Visits Racine to Help Students Get 
MarketWatch (press release)
31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Renowned author and educator, Dr. Richard Allington will visit Racine on Thursday, February 16 as part of the Racine Reads: Dream Big! author series. The second in the series, Dr. Allington will share best practices, 

Author Thrity Umrigar To Visit Coventry Library
By Michelle Simakis Author Thrity Umrigar will visit Coventry Village Library at 7 pm Wednesday to talk about her latest novel, The World We Found. The Cleveland Heights resident and acclaimedauthor is visiting the Cleveland Heights-University Heights 

Moon Travel Guides Author Offers 10 Tips for Planning a Romantic Winter 
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
For couples planning a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day, Moon Grand Canyon author Kathleen Bryant provides ten suggestions for a romantic weekend in the Grand Canyon. The natural beauty of the Grand Canyon is stunning year-round, 

Author Jonathan Franzen Thinks That Ebooks Mean The World Will No Longer Work
Such is the case of famed author Jonathan Franzen who seems absolutely horrified by the concept of ebooks. Why? Because digital just doesn’t feel permanent enough for him: “Maybe nobody will care about printed books 50 years from now, but I do.

Chef, Author, Teacher, Businessman and TV Personality Andrew Zimmern Joins 
MarketWatch (press release)
WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Babson College today announced that Andrew Zimmern, the James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, food writer and food advocate, has joined Babson as entrepreneur-in-residence.

Author Craig Copland Rallies Conservatives With ‘Election Handbook’
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, Jan 31, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — In his new book, “2012 Conservative Election Handbook,” ( ), campaign strategist Craig Copland rallies conservatives to take over the country — one dog catcher at a time 

Traveling the World for Strawberries
Garrick said she also loved the self-publishing route because of the colorful and vibrant illustrations she saw in self-published books. Active every step of the way, Garrick was able to give detailed feedback during the creation of the book — even 
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Trolls Can Be Sexy: Author Amanda Hocking Is Switched On
SFX: You’re one of a growing list of young authors who have broken into “proper publishing” byself-publishing. Is this some sort of new wave of literary communism, breaking the publishing power block? AH: “I know, I think it gives writers more options 
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eNews: Penguin Launches Mobile Platform; Self-Publishing Capabilities From 
Publishers Lunch Deluxe (subscription)
Penguin has launched a new digital/mobile toolkit, My Artist’s Way Toolkit & App, based on Julia Cameron’s 2 million copy-selling 1992 book The Artist’s Way. The platform, which will be offered as a $4.99 monthly subscription (or $3.99 a month for 

NBC Publishing Wants To Prove A TV Company Can Make Better E-Books
Wired News
But make no mistake: NBC Publishing’s approach to books will be digital-first.  everything that was ever caught on camera for NBC’s news, sports, 

Recent Publishing News Recap from  – The World’s Greatest Book
Recap: Click to read how Kindle KF8 tools, Apple iBooks-Author, Graphicly, Atavist and Azardi push eBooks forward. EBook sales tax coming!
Book News and Publishing Tidbits 30 January 2012 | Read in a 
Book News and Publishing Tidbits 30 Jan 2012: Harry Potter cupcakes; sci-fi is for women  Bookreviews, publishing news, young adult novels, mystery novels…/book-news-and-publishing-ti…

Unique New Publishing Event Showcases the Industry’s Future: From 
As President of Lightspeed, Jim provides strategic counsel to clients in general business and book publishing including: The Conference Board, The Book 

Book sales at Fitchburg, Leominster libraries
Sentinel and Enterprise
The Fitchburg Public Library will hold a book sale Thursday at 610 Main St., from noon to 7 pm In addition to a large collection of books and movies, there will be CD-ROMs, LPs, CDs, large-print books and children’s books. Also on display for sale in 
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Defenders to host book sale
Northwest Herald
By NORTHWEST HERALD WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders will hold their annual Cabin Fever Used Book Sale from Wednesday through Saturday. The sale will run from 11 am to 4 pm, with an 8 am opening on Groundhog Day, on the lower level of the 
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Mamata Banerjee a best-selling author at Kolkata Book Fair
Hindustan Times
PTI Guess who is the hottest-selling author at the ongoing Kolkata Book Fair? Not Chetan Bhagat or Vikram Seth, but West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Salesfigures at the annual book fair, deemed one of the largest in the world, 
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Tweens and Teens Drive “My Sister’s a Pop Star” Trilogy by Dr. Kimberly Greene 
MarketWatch (press release)
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The “My Sister’s a Pop Star” trilogy, by renowned educator Dr. Kimberly Greene, is positioned to surpass the 100000 copies mark after strong 2011 Holiday sales which continue to climb through the 
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The McGraw-Hill Companies Reports 17% Increase in Adjusted Diluted 4Q EPS of $0.63
MarketWatch (press release)
As a result, the rapid growth of homework management products and services combined with increasing e-book sales contributed to a broad digital growth platform on college campuses. Technology is also the key to a growing customized digital business in 
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Brewer Uses Spat with Obama to Raise Money
MyFox Phoenix
The confrontation has already given Brewer’s book sales a sizable boost. Prior to the incident, the book ranked 276665th in sales according to’s rankings. By Monday night it was 35th. brewer points finger at obama_20120125183929_JPG.
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Toshiba outlines e-book ambitions
The Bookseller
Toshiba, which will launch its first dedicated digital reader on 10th February, is aiming to be Japan’s biggest retailer of e-books by the spring. Adding the colour LCD screened, Android-based BookPlace DB50 to its existing tablet line-up is aimed at 
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Maryland Award Winning Author & Detective Ken Lang Retells Homicide 
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Award-winning author and detective Ken Lang releases highly anticipated true crime sequel titled Standing in Death’s Shadow. Ken Lang has spent the past 23 years working as a law enforcement officer-the last 15 years of which have been devoted to 
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Books-A-Million Chooses CoverCake
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
CoverCake, a Silicon Valley company focused on social media monitoring & analytics for the book industry, has been selected by Books-A-Million to provide social media trending data and analysis on books, authors, publishers, genres, influencers and 
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Is Amazon Set To Dominate Again?
In keeping the momentum moving, we see online giant Amazon release its much-anticipated earnings tomorrow. In this quarter, Amazon launched its high-profile Kindle Fire tablet and also aggressively trying to grow its streaming and cloud services.
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Fake Reviews, a Despicable Practice?
Practical Ecommerce
Last week, The New York Times reported that an Amazon Marketplace seller, VIP Deals, was compensating customers for writing positive product reviews. Some customers who actually purchased an Amazon Kindle case from VIP Deals via the Amazon Marketplace 

Amazon To Launch In India As
By Nikhil Pahwa on Jan 31st, 2012 | Post a Comment MediaNama has learned from multiple, reliable sources that Amazon is launching in India as At the time of writing this report, doesn’t load, but sources in at least two Amazon 

At the Century Mark, It’s Not Just About the Cookies
New York Times
“I’m going to be a best-selling author, and win the National Book Award,” says one girl with her mother. Others pipe in with such aspirations as, “I’ll be the president,” and, “Racecar driver.” The 60-second spot concludes with screen text that says, 
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TechCareers Series Adds Aviation Pilots Book
PR Web (press release)
The book, written by Jodi Wheatley, provides an in-depth guide to the job-marketpotential of being a pilot, as well as the requirements necessary to become one. When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned 

PR Web (press release)
The Bat Segundo Show: Susan Cain
Reluctant Habits
SPECIAL BOOK GIVEAWAY: Are we all prone to the malady of the introvert who turns away and gazes only upon the emptiness within? Perhaps this conversation about introverts will clear up this Bertrand Russell idea. And perhaps you, dear listener, 

Reluctant Habits
Doctor says he has duty to tell the truth
“Some people praise God by going to church on Sunday,” Brawley writes in his newbook, How We Do Harm. “I seek to do the same daily by helping those in distress — and by telling the truth.” In his book, Brawley relates a conversation with amarketing 

Filmmaker and Marketing Consultant Cindy Speaker Wins Editor’s Choice Award in 
PR Web (press release)
Cindy Speaker, of Speaker Media and Marketing, is one of a select group of business experts and entrepreneurs that collaborated and co-wrote the soon to be released business marketing book titled “The Only Business Book You’ll Ever Need.

The chick-lit author who followed her heart to London
Some critics of the term are writers who object to the pinkification of their books, which they see as misleading marketing. I wholeheartedly support them in these objections. It must be awful to see your book mismarketed. It’s bad for the readers and 

ProPublica announces partnership to buy e-books
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK ( – Digital publisher Open Road has partnered with award-winning journalistic outfit ProPublica to release a series of e-books, the two companies announced Monday. The books will take ProPublica’s stories, 

Digital self-publishing might be a bubble, but the hordes of would-be authors 
Yesterday at The Guardian Ewan Morrison mentions this fact while arguing that the recent excitement about digital self-publishing is nothing more than a classic investment bubble that prays on this widespread desire. It’s a bubble, Morrison writes, 
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Apple announces new self-publishing software to howls of outrage
by Ariel Bogle Dominic Rushe and Jeevan Vasagar report in The Guardian that on January 19, Apple announced iBooks Author, a software application that helps textbook authors create interactive teaching ‘iBooks’ for the iPad.
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Gamasutra – News – 5th Cell focuses on new IP, selfpublishing
It’s an exciting time for 5th Cell, as its first new IP since 2009’s Scribblenauts hits iOS — and three more in the works. Creative director Jeremiah Slaczka talks big…/5th_Cell_focuses_on_new_IP_selfpublishin…
Book Illustrator Hiring Considerations for Self Publishing Authors 
Welcome to this 3-part series covering considerations self publishing authors need to make when hiring their book illustrator.…
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Self Publishing… on amazon?????? Hi Guys, I was just thinking after I read an article about the woman who earned quite a sum from publishing her already…/Self-Publishing-on-amazon-2215425.S…
Gang Book spotlights suburban threats
Oak Park Leaves
By BILL DWYER January 30, 2012 7:34PM For more than 40 years, street gangs and the illegal drug sales they control have been major drivers of property crime in the suburbs. For most people, though, gangs remain a shadowy 
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The Big Reasons Indie Authors Aren’t Taken Seriously
Huffington Post
Amanda Hocking, Queen of the indie vampire books, signed a ginormous contract with St. Martins Press. And The New York Times deigned to include indies on their best seller list, where every week at least one title – often more – are contained.
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Sales: Lessons from Indian Point
by Opinion | January 30, 2012 Editor’s note: This op-ed is by John Sales of Barre, a geologist for many years for Mobil Oil Corp. “Much new seismological information is available since their initial approvals (of Indian Point) in 1973 and 1975.
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Challenge campaign of insults, slurs vs. Obama
Chicago Sun-Times
As a result, sales of her book soar. American presidents have always been fair game for public criticism. But isn’t it past time that we challenge the campaign of insult, racial slur and utter disrespect that has been unleashed on Barack Obama?
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Book review: You Really Got Me: The Story of The Kinks
The West Australian
The band’s devotion to chronicling the demise of the British Empire through the eyes of everyday citizens cost them dearly in sales. Something Else was released in 1967, and was virtually dismissed at the time, even though it was one of the best albums 

The West Australian
Brewer using tarmac tiff to raise political action committee funds
East Valley Tribune
Already enriched through more book sales following her tiff on the tarmac with President Obama, Gov. Jan Brewer is now using the incident to raise money for her political action committee. And she’s even made up – literally – a new version of exactly 

Tarmac tiff does indeed boost Brewer’s book sales
Tarmac tiff does indeed boost Brewers book sales. Expected. You knew it was coming. Barack Obama had to have known it was coming, too and pretty much…
Brewer book sales jump after Obama encounter – Your West Valley 
PHOENIX — It’s debatable whether arguing with the president of the United States is a bad move politically.…
Croydon Council denies book sales mean library closures
This is Croydon
CROYDON Council has scotched rumours that books are being cleared from the borough’s libraries in order to prepare for closures. Rumours have reached a crescendo in recent weeks after library users noticed books being sent away from libraries.

Books-A-Million Chooses CoverCake
PR Web (press release)
Books-A-Million’s choice of CoverCake validates the quality of our platform and highlights the importance of social media trending analysis in today’s competitive retail market,” says Jeff Costello, Vice President of Sales at CoverCake.

Book Beat: ‘Generation Dead’ hits the big-time, and more
Wright self-published the book in 1998 but, in his attempts to help the Wounded Warrior mission, he’s redoubled his efforts to generate new sales. • East Lyme’s Richard White, the writer-in-residence and English faculty member at New London’s Williams 

Upcoming Photography Book Offers New View of Cheyenne River Reservation
Indian Country Today Media
He estimates that he and Matt will shoot 100 images for every one they eventually use in the book. Fifty percent of profits from sales will go to the Cheyenne River Youth Project to support operations, programming and family services; the remainder 

Joe Wikert’s Publishing 2020 Blog: Barnes & Noble: It’s Time to 
By Joe Wikert
Three articles have sparked my thinking on this post. The are: The Charlie Stross piece entitled Cutting their own throats, Joseph Esposito’s insightful post on How B&N Can Take a Bite Out of Amazon, and The New York Times article,…
Joe Wikert’s Publishing 2020 Blog
DRM is to publishing as science was to Stalinism – Cory Doctorow’s 
By Cory Doctorow
My latest Publishers Weekly column is “Digital Lysenkoism,” a look at the bizarre internal forces that causes people who work at publishers to defend DRM, even though they know it doesn’t work. I also recently chatted with a big-six digital 
Cory Doctorow’s
Celebrating Versus Publishing « TWO WRITING TEACHERS
By Ruth
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Are QR Codes The Future Of Magazine Publishing? @PSFK
A local publication save printing cost and keeps information current by updating its issue using barcodes.
German Publishers Fuel Digitization, Billions Spent in 2011 
By Siobhan O’Leary
Reflecting a shift toward investments in digital business models, Germany’s book trade came invested €0.78 billion in acquisitions and development in 2011.
Publishing Perspectives
Publishing Linked Open Data Makes Good Sense in Tight Economic 
By admin
Back in April 2011, I wrote about the US Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to publishfacilities data that was locked up in a proprietary database and made available in as Web service via the Facilities Registry System. EPA like many 
3 Round Stones
Publishing Israel Archaeology Digs – Bible History Daily
By Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
It has been called the “dirty secret” of Israel archaeology: Digs go on for season after season of excavation without publishing final reports of the results of their work. Fortunately, some archaeology digs are changing that trend by producing 
Bible History Daily » Biblical…
Close Encounters of the Publishing Kind – IndieReader
By Keri English
When you can live the life you want, everything else is just background noise.
Samhain Publishing :: News :: Samhain Publishing Authors 
International publisher Samhain Publishing® has had its share of successful authors throughout its six year history—but in 2011, the publishing house became a regular fixture on the New York Times eBook and USA Today bestseller lists.
Samhain Publishing
FREE Program Guide: Digital Publishing Bootcamp
By Chris Sturk
At Mequoda, we believe all publishers can prosper in the digital environment. Join us July 17-19, 2012 for the Digital Publishing Bootcamp in NYC.
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MediaShift . E-books and Self-Publishing Roundup, Jan. 26, 2012 
It’s True: We Really Are All Publishers Now, Including Brands · View  The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing. 1.…/e-books-and-self-publishing-roundup-jan-26-…

Author Adam Johnson Envisions a Life Inside North Korea
PBS News Hour
Author Adam Johnson’s second novel, “The Orphan Master’s Son,” is a fictional account of a young man’s passage through North Korea — a country unknown, unseen and, at times, futile before the death of its “Dear Leader,” Kim Jong-il.
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Full Service author claims he arranged sex partners for Cary Grant, Rock 
Vancouver Sun
Los Angeles — A former US marine has claimed in a book that he ran a clandestine prostitution ring for homosexual and bisexual male film stars in the 1940s, and to have arranged sexual liaisons for leading actresses. Scotty Bowers, now aged 88, 
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Romance authors share how they deal with lousy reviews
By Joyce Lamb, USA TODAY All authors get less-than-flattering book reviews. I like to console myself with stuff like: “It’s good to get both bad and good reviews — that just means the book is really good because readers are having such varied 

Author relates experiences in wake of Flight 93 crash
The Tribune-Democrat
JOHNSTOWN — A Pittsburgh author has scheduled a February book signing for her new work, which involves her experiences dealing with family members at the Flight 93 crash site. Lillie Leonardi has written “In the Shadow of a Badge/A Spiritual Memoir.

Alaska author Eowyn Ivey’s debut novel ‘The Snow Child’ captivating the world
Alaska Dispatch
“I was there with not intention of pitching the book, which is weird because a lot ofauthors go there intending to pitch or sell their books.” After a conversation with Kleinman, he asked to see the first hundred pages of the manuscript — a 

Lakers author Roland Lazenby & LA Times’ Mark Medina on Michael Jordan and 
Los Angeles Times
Lakers author Roland Lazenby & LA Times’ Mark Medina on Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.

Oregon Teen Author Alexandra Gritta Raises $20000 for Rescued PMU Horses at 
PR Web (press release)
Teen author Alexandra Gritta advocates for horses by speaking out against the cruelty and horse slaughter underlying the Premarin® industry. …I believe most women do not realize the hormone replacement therapy drug, Premarin® actually stands for 

Book Review: When God Writes Your Love Story: The Ultimate Approach to Guy 
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Okay, not quite, but it does accurately describe the essence of the book itself. After being recommended this book hundreds of times, I finally had a chance to read and review one of Eric and Leslie Ludy’s most popular books.
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Area authors discuss books at Tri-State Museum
Rapid City Journal
Milo Dailey/BCP staff – Three Tri-State area Wyoming authors told about their most recent books at the Tri-State Museum in Belle Fourche Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Included are, from left, Patricia Frolander, Gaydell Collier and Jeanne Rogers.
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Occupy Wall Street Library Sending Books to Tucson – GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
Occupy Wall Street Library Sending Books to Tucson.
The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors 
By Maria Popova
If you’re putting together a list of ‘the greatest books,’ you’ll want to do two things: (1) out of kindness, avoid anyone working on a novel; and (2) decide what the word ‘great’ means. The first part is easy, but how about the second? A short list of 
Brain Pickings
Librarian Preview: Tara Books (Spring 2012) « A Fuse #8 Production
By Elizabeth Bird
If the name “Tara Books” is unfamiliar to you here’s what you should know. What we have here is a worker-owned independent publisher. One that is based out of Chennai, India where a collective of writers and designers and artists come up 
A Fuse #8 Production
Magnet books from Creative Teaching Press
By SchoolgirlStyle
DSC00662. I LOVE Creative Teaching Press! From the beginning of my teaching career, I would wait anxiously for the arrival of their catalog that featured all of their new products. I can sit for hours combing over each and every page and 
Schoolgirl Style
Monday books: Franzen on e-books, the end of books and more 
By Carolyn Kellogg
Jonathan Franzen doesn’t like e-books; ProPublica does.
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Can Barnes & Noble save the bookstore?
by Harry McCracken January 30, 2012 10:59 AM PST Over the weekend, I drove to a local mall to go see a movie, but got stuck in traffic and missed the showtime–so I visited the mall’s Barnes & Noblebookstore instead. It was the first time I’d been in 
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Six best eBook readers that you can grab now
Northern Voices Online
Barnes & Noble (B&N) is a major rival to Amazon in eBook reading industry. The company’s touch-enabled Nook Simple eReader is yet another perfect product for eReaders. With the same price of $99, the Barnes & Noble’s Simple Touch works superbly as an 
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Bookish News and Publishing Tidbits 31 January 2012 | Read in a 
By Stephanie
Bookish News and Publishing Tidbits 31 Jan 2012: on not telling; books about sea monsters; agency pricing & more.  Read in a Single Sitting – Book reviews and new books …. Avatars by Sterling Adventures. Book reviews, publishing news, young adult novels, mystery novels, romance novels, middle grade novels, classic books and more. web analytics.
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Springer Publishing Wins 10 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Nursing, More Than (press release)
The awards program is regarded by nurses and authors as the most important designation of excellence in book publishing, and is presented by the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), the oldest and one of the most honored broad-based nursing journals in 

Sign up now to hand out free books on World Book Night
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
By Jim Higgins of the Journal Sentinel The concept is simple: On World Book Night (April 23) in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland, 50000 volunteers will give away 20 books each, adding up to 1 million free books.
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Local Bookstore Helps to Bring First U.S. World Book Night to Carroll County
Successfully launched in the United Kingdom in 2011, the program has a goal of recruiting 50000 people in the United States and the UK to distribute a total of one million books in their communities on April 23. A list of 30 books was posted on the 

Tiffin native publishes inspiration-packed novel
Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
Tate Publishing released Riesen’s first book, “Rainbows in the Dark; Seeing Faith in the Age of Doubt,” Jan. 17. It is available as an e-book, an audio book 

Look Out Cats About Adventure Awaits When These 3 Cats Attract 
Strategic Book Group specializes in promoting the works of new and previously undiscovered writers We make books available to bookstores and Internet…

Hotsheet – Divin Onumonu – Strategic Book Publishing & Rights 
Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency and The Literary Agency Group present some of the finest authors in the world for rights sales. If the information

January 30, 2012

Jonathan Galassi’s Latest, Justin Torres’s Teenage Crisis, and More 
Holding the fate of American book publishing in your hands is quite another.” With a new e-reading device reportedly in the works, the New York Times features…/jonathan_galassis_latest_justin_torress_teenag…

The best way to industry your e-book Strategies that won’t fail 
By peter
Creating an e-book is relatively very easy. You can get plenty of guides and how-to articles or blog posts that can assist you get it done. In this post however we will discuss the unlimited potentialities to market your e-book. These moments 
A Radical Approach to Launching a Book? Interview with Danny Iny 
By Mary Jaksch
Do you plan to write a book at some point in the future? Writing a book is a big challenge. But there is another hurdle at the end: you have to launch your book. Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing came up with a radical strategy of creating and 
Write to Done
The Musings of a Book Addict: On The Bright Side – Shelli Johannes 
By Sandra Stiles
She is a frequent speaker on marketing and book publicity at SCBWI conferences across the U.S, and runs a popular book marketing blog, Market My Words ( In her spare time (yeah right!) and if the kids allow 
The Musings of a Book Addict
Do Sportsmen Buy and Read eBooks? | Field & Stream
By Sarah Smith
So basically, if you’re going to toil in obscurity and be largely responsible for your book’s marketingefforts anyway (as I’m told many midlist authors are) then why not make a 70 percent cut doing that instead of a 10 percent cut (minus a 15 
The Honest Angler
Christian Ebook Marketing Nine Methods of Raise Publicity and 
By james
Christian Ebook Marketing Nine Methods of Raise Publicity and Provide your Ebook. james Articles 2012-01-30. For a Christian writer, you experience the problem of attaining highest publicity for your e-book on the minimal spending budget. Blog!
Beattie’s Book Blog – unofficial homepage of the New Zealand book 
By Bookman Beattie
This is true, despite the fact, that the bookseller is walking a very fine line itself as it tries to compete with Amazon in the e-book market while not, as a result, entirely killing off so much of the demand for printed books that it has to close its brick 
Beattie’s Book Blog – unofficial…
ICSB Knowledge » Blog Archive » How A Free Download E-book 
By mary2891
The advent of technology and the concept of net offer a plethora of opportunities to earn money by way of various channels like online marketing, e-commerce, blogs and many more. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is really a glowingly 
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Book Review: The Mission Myth: Building Nonprofit Momentum Through Better 
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
 Through Better Business is an excellent book on how to manage all aspects of a non-profit organization. A non-profit functions very much like a for profit business. Both business structures require management, money, marketing and measurement.

DC international book fair begins
Times of India
“Promoting literature is our main focus while conducting such programmes,” said Jaison, marketingofficial at DC Books. Many stalwarts from the field of literature participated and interacted with the public on the inaugural day. The book fair has 

Monday books: Franzen on e-books, the end of books and more
Los Angeles Times
That was Jonathan Franzen speaking at a book festival in Cartagena, Colombia. “Maybe nobody will care about printed books 50 years from now, but I do. When I read a book, I’m handling a specific object in a specific time and place.
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The Great Book Robbery
CMU The Tartan Online
Goodbye, my books! I know not what has become of you after we left: Were you looted? Burnt? Have you been ceremonially transferred to a private or public library? Did you end up on the shelves of grocery stores with your pages used to wrap onions?
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ProPublica announces partnership to buy e-books
Chicago Tribune
NEW YORK ( – Digital publisher Open Road has partnered with award-winning journalistic outfit ProPublica to release a series of e-books, the two companies announced Monday. The books will take ProPublica’s stories, add introductions, 
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‘The Fantastic Flying Books Of Mr. Morris Lessmore,’ Oscar-Nominated Animated 
Huffington Post
Books have the power to transfix a reader. A turn of the page provides an alternate story to live, be it a line prose or a hefty epic. Moonbot Studios’ animated short “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” highlights the delight of 
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HuffPost Book Club: The Tiger’s Wife By Tea Obreht, Part 3 Of 3
Huffington Post
The final part of “The Tiger’s Wife” Book Club discussion, chapters 9-13 inclusive, lives here. See our previous discussions here and here. To add to this discussion, please comment below or on our Facebook page, or you can tweet to us with the 

Does Amazon want to burn the book business?
89.3 KPCC
Such digital ventures embarked by Amazon have made the company an inadvertent threat to the book publishing industry. Someone once said to Gertrude Stein, “There are readers for you, but no publisher.” Soon, this may be truer than ever for more authors 

The author behind Scorsese’s ‘Hugo’ on the power of books
WBEZ (blog)
The play is based on the children’s book by Brian Selznick, who also wrote The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which became the movie Hugo by Martin Scorsese. Hugo just got 11 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay.

Technolog – Amazon Kindle Fire surges ahead in Android tablet use 
By Athima Chansanchai
A new report analyzing app usage purports to show that, in just three months, Amazon’s Kindle Fire has dethroned the Samsung Galaxy Tab as the top Android tablet — at least when it comes to people actually spending time on their devices.
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Amazon Fire tablet leaves Google apps behind — Maine Business 
By UnBylined
SAN FRANCISCO — Since Google introduced its Android operating system in 2007, the company’s strategy has been simple: Give it to developers for free and make money when consumers click ads on the Web or through apps. That model 
Bangor Daily News
Why Goodreads Gave Up on Amazon
By Jon Mitchell
Goodreads, the social network for reading and reviewing books, had to make a change this month. It moved away from its main source of book data, the Amazon Product Advertising API, citing its “many restrictions.” It completed the transition to 
What Amazon Can Teach Us About Mobile Website Design – The 
By Crazy Egg Experts
The Crazy Egg Design and Marketing Experts analyze Amazon’s mobile website design.
The Daily Egg
Amazon Kindle Fire hits 6 million unit sales | TG Daily
By Mike Luttrell
Amazon’s device proliferation strategy has broader implications than most appreciate. Tablets including iPad and Kindle Fire are rapidly taking share from PCs and notebooks. Kindle Fire has staked out an important market position due to its 
TG Daily
Amazon Kindle Store: Free Quick & Easy Family Dinners Cookbook 
By Jenny
Want another free Kindle download? Get Quick & Easy Family Dinners Cookbook for free withAmazon wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet. The cookbook features classic recipes for Macaroni & Cheese, Baked Spaghetti, Barbeque 
Southern Savers
Analyst says that Amazon sold 6 million copies of the Amazon 
By Phone Arena
Stifel Nicolas analyst Jordan Rohan says that his firm just raised its estimate of fourth quarter sales of the Amazon Kindle Fire from 5 million units to 6 million; it was the first quarter that the low-priced tablet was available…
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HTC Rezound Drops to $79 at Amazon for New Customers, $159 for 
By Kellex
With its unlockable bootloader, amazing screen, high-end specs, and continually dropping price at a number of retailers, how could you not consider it if you are in the market for a new phone? And if you are, Amazon should probably be one of 
Droid Life
Analysts: Amazon matching Samsung in Android tablet market
By Steven Mostyn
Stifel Nicolas analyst Jordan Rohan suggests buyers have flocked in droves to the $199 USD Kindle Fire, which, in turn, has seen Amazon shifting some six million units since the device launched on November 15.
The Tech Herald Gadgets News
Amazon Lightning Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tablet $399 (30% off)
By Michelle Hovestadt
Amazon is offering a nice Lightning Deal right now on the Samsung Galaxy 8.9 inch tablet – you can pick it up for $399.99 (30% off Amazon’s price of $499.99). Sales tax is not charged in most states and shipping is free. Hurry on this one, 
Wicked Cool Deals
Amazon Beefs Up AWS Premium Cloud Support
By Andrew R Hickey, CRN Amazon has added two new options to its Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premium Support play for cloud customers, offering third-party software support and a trusted advisor option. The additions are an update on AWS Premium Support, 

Amazon and Barnes & Noble’s tablet battle may be heating up
When Amazon launched their Kindle Fire tablet last year, there were significant questions about the wisdom of selling it below cost and counting on content and app revenue to make it profitability. Less than six months later, after it became the 

Harlequin Acquires Heartsong Presents
Publishers Weekly
Harlequin has acquired the book club assets of Heartsong Presents Book Club, the inspiration book club owned by the Christian publisher Barbour Publishing. Heartsong Presents provides its members with four Christian romance novels a month, 
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Does Amazon want to burn the book business?
89.3 KPCC
The new Amazon tablet called the Kindle Fire is displayed on September 28, 2011 in New York City. Such digital ventures embarked by Amazon have made the company an inadvertent threat to the book publishing industry. Someone once said to Gertrude Stein, 
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89.3 KPCC
Goodreads Decouples From Amazon
Santa Monica-based Goodreads, the online community for book readers headed by Otis Chandler, said today that it has separated itself from its former reliance on’s book information, and is now gathering its data from Ingram, 
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Jonathan Franzen Says Amazon’s Kindle Is Ruining the World
Seattle Weekly (blog)
E-books, like Amazon’s Kindle, he says, are forging a world where instant gratification trumps any sense of permanence and unalterability. The technology I like is the American paperback edition of Freedom. I can spill water on it and it would still 
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Kinnelon Library Leaps into Future with eReaders
By Gerard Longo In this technological age, even our books seem to be moving online. Knowing this, the Kinnelon Public Library is getting with the times in a big way by allowing patrons to check out one of the library’s three Amazon Kindle eReaders.

Student orders textbook from Amazon, gets bonus bag of cocaine
Death and Taxes
By Liza Eckert 4 mins ago When Amazon first started, all you could buy from them was books. Then they expanded and over the years have grown into a place where you can get just about anything, from Kindles to clothing, without having to go outside or 

Death and Taxes
Rising through the ranks at Amazon has well over a million books listed on its website. For an author to see her bookrank higher than “#100000 in Books” can be an event worthy of a toast. But this week, one author not only saw her book rise in the rankings, it exploded.

How To Boost Book Sales With Social Media | Social Media Magic 
Are you an author trying to sell your books online? Find out how you can sell more books than ever using social media!
Arizona Governor Sees Book Sales Skyrocket; Should Send Obama 
Jan Brewer’s book, Scorpions for Breakfast climbs to #7 on Amazon.…/arizonas-governor-sees-book-sales-skyro…
Brewer’s tiff with president boosts her book sales – The Verde 
No other book on Amazon’s list increased its sales by such a large percentage in the last 24 hours. That sudden demand to see what Brewer wrote coincides…
Quercus reports 270% December e-book sales growth
The Bookseller
Quercus has reported that sales of its non-Larsson books increased by 83% over the last quarter of 2010 while e-book sales grew by 270% in December by comparison to the previous year. The publisher’s trading statement for the final three months of 2011 
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January Auto Sales Expected to Rise 6% to 7%
TrueCar and expect a seasonally adjusted annualized sales rate around 13.5 million light vehicles, while LMC Automotive projects 13.8 million and Kelly BlueBook projects 13.2 million. January’s sales pace could be setting the scene for 
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Bonnier Publishing Recruits Group Sales Force In The UK
They will be responsible for the business development, growth, and sales for all its major publishers, including Hot Key Books, Autumn Publishing, Templar, Piccolia, Weldon Owen and The Five Mile Press. “Creating a dedicated sales force in the UK is 
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Jonathan Franzen Warns of the Dangers of E-Readers: Is He Right?
International Business Times
By Julia Greenberg: Subscribe to Julia’s RSS feed The release of Amazon’s Kindle Fire and its new Kindle e-readers, for example, prompted an enormous surge in e-readersales, with the company reporting over one million Kindles sold per week in December
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International Business Times
Jesus, We Can Finally Talk About Jesus
Huffington Post (blog)
In truth, Boteach knows that every Orthodox rabbi and scholar — from Chabad Lubavitch to the haredim — who attack “Kosher Jesus” as blasphemous, and its author as a heretic, are only helping his book sales. Boteach loves the attention he’s getting 
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The case for piracy (blog)
Then sales took off, and revenues too. The whole story is here: Internet Piracy is Good for Films. A similar dynamic helped the sales of the humorous parenting book Go the **** to Sleep. The bookgrabbed the #1 spot on Amazon’s bestseller list—a month 
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Booker T Releasing Autobiography Titled ‘From Prison To Promise’
This would help his book sales no end and it would also be the best time for the WWE to use the added publicity from the book to drive DVD sales on a popular superstar (but not quite A-lister) that they have never pulled the trigger on for such a 
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Remodeling spurs Brush library book sale
Fort Morgan Times
By KATIE COLLINS Brush News-Tribune The East Morgan County Book Cellar will host a huge pre-construction Easter book sale on March 30 and 31 before restorations begin in the basement. The East Morgan County Library building has aged gracefully over the 

Buy the Atoms, Get the Bits for Free
The Atlantic
By Alan Jacobs Should book publishers give readers a complimentary electronic version with the purchase of a hard copy? So why give away the bits? Well, traditional book publishers have three big imperatives today: (1) protect print sales for as long 

BOOK WORLD bestsellers — Jan. 29, 2012
Washington Post (blog)
First book in the late Swede’s “Millennium Trilogy.” (120) (Vintage, $15.95; $7.99). By Stieg Larsson. Sex trafficking between Sweden and Eastern Europe is exposed. (65) By Kathryn Stockett. A frank chronicle of the lives of several black maids working 

Letters to the Littleton Independent, Jan. 26: Put overlay to voters; make 
Wicked Local
Members of the Friends also get early admission into our spring and fall book sales ($10 to non-members). Our membership goal this year is 350 families. That’s just about 10 percent of the total households in Littleton — not a huge number.

Lahore International Book Fair: Visa delays cast a shadow on Fair
The Express Tribune
“With hundreds of publishers under one roof, there is immense competition,” he said adding, “for book sellers, it’s an opportunity to expand their sales.” Saeed said the Lahore International Book Fair had come a long way. “Two years ago we hosted the

The Express Tribune
Counting Down Dickens’ Greatest Novels. Number 7: The Pickwick Papers
His arrival cemented the book’s success; sales picked up noticeably after Pickwick makes his acquaintance at an inn, and though the Pickwickians remain the subject of the novel, loyal Sam becomes the soul of it. That punctual servant of all work, 

How To Boost Book Sales With Social Media | The Customer 
By JohnSouza
If you’re an author or a marketer that wants to sell lots of books online, then you don’t want to miss out on today’s post. There are so many ways to sell your book online with social media. For increased exposure, more traffic and more 
The Customer Collective – The…
Mike Shatzkin discusses DRM revelations from Digital Book World 
By Chris Meadows
Only 20% of All Romance’s readers strongly resist e-books with DRM. 96% of All Romance’s e-book sales by volume are DRM-free. 91% of All Romance’s titles are protected by DRM. He points out: What this means is that the nine percent of 
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,…
Ed Gorman’s blog: Will the e book bubble burst?
By Ed Gorman
Reports show that paper book sales are “tanking” – down a massive 54.3% while ebook sales are up triumphantly by 138%. The revolution will be epublished, and we’re all going to be part of it. All of this ebook talk is becoming a business in 
Ed Gorman’s blog » Blog Archive » Spirited exchange between 
By richard
Jan Brewer’s book was No. 311472 on Amazon. Then Brewer and President Obama had a spirited exchange, with Brewer pointing her finger at the president. Now Brewer’s book is No. 15. Gee. Imagine the sales if she had used a different
Publishers Sour on Tablets as Reading Platform, Survey Says 
By Jeremy Greenfield
By Jeremy Greenfield, Editorial Director, Digital Book World, @JDGsaid. As tablet sales surge and put downward pressure on dedicated e-reader ownership growth, publishers are pessimistic that tablets will provide readers with an enticing 
Digital Book World
Affiliate e-book online marketing ideas for gross sales and marketing 
By Martin
Affiliate e-book online marketing ideas for gross sales and marketing. An affiliate e-book is just an e-book that allows someone to insert their affiliate ID’s. It can be an additional method of affiliate marketing that could be starting to genuinely 
Law And History Conference
John Locke Shares His Strategies for Selling a Million Books on 
By Ivana Taylor
But today I have a different answer because, while my last two books were best sellers, neither did as well as my flagship books, Saving Rachel and Wish List. Those books drove my sales into the stratosphere. These days my blog is still 
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What Can We Learn from JA Konrath’s $140000 E-Publishing Sales 
By Lindsay
and I also have a long ways to go before I have a huge pile of books out there, but I’ve definitely noticed that sales have improved with each successive novel I’ve released. It’s not a guarantee, of course, but the more work you have out there, 
Lindsay Buroker

Kindle Fire Seen Spurring Amazon to Record Sales
International Business Times
The analyst feels Kindle Fire’s low price point (only $199) and considerable offering of e-books, music and video content (via Amazon) will make thee tablet a star among Amazon’s products. “Kindle Fire has staked out an important market position due to 

Author Puts Job Skills To Work in New Book
The Garden City, Kan., resident has had more than 50 jobs in his life, few of which have been in the same field. Despite the fact that his experiences have not translated into a defined set of job skills in one particular field, they have made him 
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Maple author helps you put best foot forward
Mr. Schlimm decided to write about the importance of honing your influencing skills more than three years ago, after seeking advice from his longtime friend and mentor Jim Collins, an American business consultant and bestselling author.
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Tune in to Hear Death at SeaWorld Author David Kirby and Former SeaWorld 
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Author David Kirby and former trainer John Jett, PhD will be joined by a professor of ethics in a live discussion on WMFE, Orlando’s public radio station in ” Are we seeing SeaWorld moving ahead without Shamu?” The 30-minute segment will air Tuesday, 
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Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Caregiver Advice From Bernard Mooney, Author of ‘Tough Care’
Huffington Post (blog)
I recently self-published a book called “Tough Care.” It’s the story of how my wife Celia and I struggled through a four-year period during which she was stricken by serious illnesses. Celia was a young-at-heart and vivacious woman, former soldier, 
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Demo eBook Made with iBooks Author Now Available – eBookNewser
A few weeks ago Apple unveiled iBooks Author, their new ebook assembly tool. That launch has gotten all sorts of attention, including comments on the unreasonable EULA, format restrictions, and other issues. But have you ever looked at one of the 
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Author Fest’ comes to District 58 Feb. 15- 17
Suburban Life Publications
By Staff reports District 58 students will have the chance to hear about the art of storytelling from some of the best in their field during the 2012 Author Fest, set for Feb. 15- 17. Authors come to Downers Grove from all over the country during the 

Author corners NHL’s top GMs
Toronto Sun
By Lance Hornby ,Toronto Sun Jason Farris’ new book “Behind the Moves” explores the genius of the NHL’s top general managers. With insight he gleaned from the 35 living general managers who took teams to a Stanley Cup final and the financing he’d be 

Pak author says it’s time to move past Satanic Verses
Times of India
“Salman Rushdie should have apologized; a writer’s freedom does not translate to hurting others’ feelings,” says Qaisra Shahraz, the author of Pakistani origin, who has just returned from the Jaipur Literature Festival that was hijacked by the 

Local author of ‘Heaven Is For Real’ holds book signing
OKLAHOMA CITY – A famous mom author came to Oklahoma City Monday to sign copies of her book. Sonja Burpo spent the morning at Mardel in Northwest Oklahoma City. She and her husband, Todd Burpo, are the co-authors of the best-seller “Heaven Is For Real.

Franzen vs. the Internet: Author says e-books damage society
by Chenda Ngak January 30, 2012 3:31 PM PST Follow @ChendaNgak Jonathan Franzen, the American author of bestselling novels “The Corrections” and “Freedom,” came out swinging against e-books at a speaking engagement in Cartagena, Colombia.

The QofC Interview: Luke Wroblewski, Author of Mobile First
Luke is the author of Mobile First and describes himself (on twitter) as a “Digital product design & strategy guy in Silicon Valley, CA. Known for Mobile First, Bagcheck, Web Form Design, & more…” I was talking to him in the context of a piece about 

Author Daniel Handler introduces young adult novel on Feb. 2
by Linda Hubbard Gulker on January 30, 2012 Author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) and illustrator Maira Kalman will discuss their new young adult novel, Why We Broke Up, on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7:00 pm. The event will take place at the Menlo Park 

Love books? Help give away 1 million of them
Book lovers around the world are planning to give away millions of books on April 23 – and they are looking for Berkeley readers to help them. The event is called World Book Night and its inaugural event in the Great Britain in March of 2011 was 
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Willis Knighton Has Free Children’s Shots
6 10 am – 1 pm Books A Million, 2001 Airline Drive, Bossier City 2:30 pm – 5 pm McDonald’s, 2571 Viking Drive, Bossier City Wednesday, Feb. 8 10 am – 1 pm McDonald’s, 4010 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City 2:30 pm – 5 pm Super 1 Foods, 
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NY center gets $2.5 million gift for new rare books room
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
NEW YORK (JTA) — A $2.5 million gift from the David Berg Foundation will be used to establish a rare books room at the Center for Jewish History in New York. The center, which announced the gift earlier this month, houses the collections of the the 
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E-books: A taxing situation
Montreal Gazette
MONTREAL – As a book lover, Carole Ramsahoye numbers among the millions of North Americans who own an electronic reader. As an accountant, she is among the few Quebecers who have noticed that e-book purchases can include 9.5 per cent provincial sales 
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“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” 50 years ago
Kesey wrote other acclaimed novels including Sometimes A Great Notion and Kesey’s Garage Sale, but he’ll always be best known for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Viking estimates 9 million copies of the book have sold since 1962. Kesey died in 2001.
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A Review of Books a Million in Waldorf, Maryland – Yahoo! Voices 
This is a review of Books A Million in Waldorf, Maryland.…/a-review-books-million-waldorf-marylan…
Some Things I Think…: Books A Million signing
They came to my book signing at the Books A Million in the Exton Mall, Exton, PA to claim their cash prizes. I have put a bunch of photos up on the Cracked Fan
$20 off when you spend $100 at Books a Million @Books a Million is a free deals and coupons site that provides all the best deals, coupons, and discounts around the web and helps you save money.…/20-off-when-you-spend-100-at-Books…
Books A Million Online Bookstore Buy Discount Books Music Movies 
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Bookstore Booksamillion Online Desktop | Head Resist
Booksamillion offers better prices on the books you want. Join the Millionaire’s Club and receive FREE EXPRESS SHIPPING. Music, movies and magazines are
Charles Dickens at 200: Still the great British ‘Idol’
As e-books, his novels are free. That makes it difficult to gauge his current sales and readership. Penguin says it has sold more than a million books by Dickens; Amazon says its Dickens sales, in print and as free downloads, are in the millions.

Is this the end of bookshops?
Loans of books at the library have gone up, he notes, strengthening his faith in thebook business. A check with the National Library Board revealed that borrowing from public libraries increased from 30.78 million books in 2009 to slightly more than 

2012 Conferences | Royal Fireworks Press
Spring Conferences 2012 Royal Fireworks booths and presenters Illinois Association for Gifted Children: Feb 5-7 Chicago (Michael Clay Thompson presenting)

How To Sell 130000 Books Without A Publisher | The Creative Penn
I’m always on the lookout for interesting stories to share with you. Adam Croft caught my eye on twitter after he sold 130000 books without a publisher or…/how-to-sell-130000-books…

SelfPublishing Your Own Book is the New Business Card Altucher 
By James Altucher
I’ve written before about selfpublishing but more than the “why” and “how” (although I add more info about this below than I previously have) this post is why YOU NEED to selfpublish if you are in business, a blogger, a writer, or in any 
Altucher Confidential
How Much Does It Cost to SelfPublish a Book? [Discussion] | Self 
By Toni
One of the most common questions we’re asked from authors looking into selfpublishing is: how much does it cost? The truth is, the costs of selfpublishing.
Self Publishing Team | Duolit
SelfPublishing Review | Blog | Video: Writer Stereotypes
By Kristen Tsetsi
Authors R.J. Keller and Kristen J. Tsetsi like to make videos when they should be writing. Their show is called “Inside The Writers’ Studio.” They are Paper Rats. Share. January 30, 2012 in Features, Opinion by Kristen TsetsiTags: inside the 
Self-Publishing Review
Comprehensive Guide to SelfPublishing to Be Released Mid-Year 
By Association of Independent Authors
The Association of Independent Authors, a global organization representing the interests of independent (selfpublished) authors, is set to release a.
eReleases Press Release Headlines
Amanda Hocking, the writer who made millions by selfpublishing 
By Publishing Talk
Her rise has occurred at precisely the moment that selfpublishing itself turned from poor second cousin of the printed book into a serious multi-million dollar industry. Two years ago selfpublishingwas itself denigrated as “vanity publishing” 
Publishing Talk
WFU | Digital Publishing | The Selfpublishing Bubble, Explained
By kanewp
The Selfpublishing Bubble, Explained · Here you go: But all of this gives me an alarming sense of deja vu. There’s another name for what happens when people start to make money out of speculation and hype: it’s called a bubble. Like the 
Digital Publishing
Precisely how Better The particular Profit From A Self Published Book
By Park
Precisely how Better The particular Profit From A Self Published Book. Selfpublishing has changed the publishing planet, alongside quite a few modern authors coming to be able to light. Whether or not they master the technical side (and
Should Entrepreneurs SelfPublish? – Workflow: Writing
By Jason Boog
7539 readers Here’s something that’s mystified me for a long time: Most books about selfpublishinglook a lot worse than they ought to. I’ve often said that it doesn’t cost any more to produce a good-looking book than it does to produce a 
Workflow: Writing
Twitter Trackbacks for The self-epublishing bubble | Ewan Morrison 
Ewan Morrison tracks the self-epublishing euphoria of the last five months and argues that we’re heading for a painful comedown.
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Adventures in e-Publishing Part Two – interview with Lee Jackson 
By Roger
His most recent novel is The Diary of a Murder, which is published by Snowbooks, though it first appeared as a selfpublished e-book. Alongside his fictional crime-writing activities, Lee is a well-known and respected authority on the Victorian 
R. N. Morris
Apple’s iBooks Push Raises 6 Big Questions About The Future Of E-Publishing
Fast Company
Last week, Apple made headlines with iBooks 2.0 and iBooks Author, the company’s next big moves into textbooks and self-publishing. When players like Apple go wading into the marketplace with game-changing announcements, there’s a tendency to believe 

Bookmarks: Appearances, sales, seminars, meetings
Sacramento Bee
The Book-In-Hand Roadshow is a half-day primer on self-publishing, also called “print on demand.” It is designed to help authors understand the new world of self-publishing. The seminar will be hosted by Jennifer Basye Sander, author of “The Complete 
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“Bikers Got Culture!: Poetry for the discerning biker.”
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Will Amazon Kill Publishing?
The Atlantic
By Jordan Weissmann The tech giant and book merchant is signing its own authors to get a leg up on Apple and Barnes & Noble. It just might crush New York’s publishingestablishment in the process. In the world of publishing, Amazon is Godzilla.
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Traditional Publishing Industry Pins Hopes on Barnes & Noble Success
As more and more consumers go to the web for digital publications rather than buying print versions of the same publications, it is becoming a challenge for book publishersto continue to remain profitable. Many traditional publishers point to Amazon 
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Universal Music Publishing Group/Nashville Names Kent Earls EVP/GM
All Access Music Group
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP/NASHVILLE EVP/GM PAT HIGDON is exiting from the company after 12 years. UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP/NORTH AMERICA Pres. EVAN LAMBERG has announced that KENT EARLS has been promoted to HIGDON’s position.
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Quercus looks to life after Larsson
Financial Times
By Mark Wembridge Quercus plans to further expand its international presence and boost digital book sales, as the UK publisher adapts its business model to “life after Larsson”. The Plus Market-tradedpublishing house scored major coup in 2007 when it 
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Fabulous magazine launches Facebook app to publish new content
Econsultancy (blog)
While many publishers consider social media as a way to distribute existing content, News International (NI) has developed a Facebook app for Fabulous magazine that will publish original content on the site every day. Launching tomorrow, the app will 
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RockYou hops on the Bingo bandwagon, publishes Bingo by Ryzing News (blog)
RockYou’s publishing unit, Studio Partners, will provide Bingo by Ryzing with “analytics, product management support, advertising and monetization solutions,” according to a release. In short, it’s now RockYou’s job to make sure Bingo by Ryzing finds 
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Digital Publisher
As a freelance digital publisher you will help lead the agenda on This Is Nottingham by writing news and features, covering local events, filming video and creating photo galleries. You will help build online communities by taking part in discussions 
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Should Entrepreneurs Self-Publish? – GalleyCat
By Jason Boog on January 30, 2012 12:26 PM In the article, Altucher bashed the Penguin publicity team that worked on one of his earlier books and urged entrepreneurs to abandon traditional publishing. What do you think of his provocative article?
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SelfPublishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #16 — The Book Designer
Practical Advice to Help SelfPublishers Build Better Books  We welcome your submissions on topics related to writing, selfpublishing, book design or…/self-publishing-carnival-of-the-i…
Is Nothing Sacred? SelfPublished Erotica Section of Amazon Rife 
In recent months,, which boasts a staggering number selfpublished titles, has received a number of complaints from erotica authors that their work…/is-nothing-sacred-self-published-erotica-secti…
For ProPublica, More E-Books
By The Huffington Post News Editors
ProPublica, the nonprofit news organization known for its investigative journalism, is about to expand its e-book efforts.
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E-book strategies for Rockford, Illinois: LibraryCity’s guest column in 
By David Rothman
The Rockford (Illinois) Register Star, the local daily, has just published LibraryCity’s guest column: How to Make Rockford an E-Book.
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Religion Clause: Recent Articles and Books of Interest
By Howard Friedman
From SSRN: Micah Schwartzman, What If Religion is Not Special?, (January 25, 2012). Peter T. Leeson and Christopher J. Coyne, Sassywood, (January 23, 2012). Paul Horwitz, Law, Religion, and Kissing Your Sister, (January 22, 2012).
Religion Clause
The Books write their epilogue (and other literary metaphors) | News 
By Mike Reid
And so it goes, the five-year interval between their previous two albums was the ominous sign we all thought it might be: The Books have assumed the responsibilities of the firemen from Fahrenheit 451 and decided to formally set ablaze any 
Tiny Mix Tapes
Checking Out – Porn Books & Librarians | Library Stuff
By Steven
Paris Review – “Porn books and librarians have always had a passionate, mutually defining relationship—it was, in fact, a prudish French librarian in the early nineteenth century who coined the word pornography. So it comes as no surprise 
Library Stuff
Irondequoit events, Jan. 30
Irondequoit Post
By Patricia Penaranda 9 am, Juried show of paintings by members of the Penfield Art Association:Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave., Pittsford. 9 am, “Celebrating Heroes Among Us: Give a Pint, Get a Pound!”: Monroe County Sheriffs Office, 47 S. Fitzhugh 
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Brent Barrett, Jenn Harris Set for Silence! The Musical CD Signing and
The Musical will perform excerpts from the show at Barnes & Noble’s upper east side location on 150 East 86th Street on Thursday, February 23 at 5pm. The performance is part of a CD signing event for the musical’s original cast recording, 
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OnLive Desktop: Windows 7 on an Apple iPad
Tablet PC Review
Since last year, the market for eReaders such as the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook has b… By Matthew Elliott, Contributor | If you find that your iPad is becoming more than just an entertainment device and something you 
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Easily root your Nook Tablet with an SD card
Droid Matters
by Jonathan Radande January 30, 2012 0 XDA user indirect has put together a better, easier way to achieve root on the new Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet. Although root has been achieved on the device for a while, this process is the easiest of them all.
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Droid Matters
People, Etc.
Publishers Lunch Deluxe (subscription)
by Sarah Weinman on January 30, 2012 in Finance, Free, Personnel Emily Williams has joinedBarnes & Noble as international content manager for digital products, reporting to Patricia Arancibia, who was recently promoted to director, 
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New Nook incoming this spring, iPad or Kindle rival?
Product Reviews
Today we have news of another new eReader that Apple may want to look out for asBarnes & Noble are reported to be preparing to launch their next Nook for spring time. News that the company would be bringing out a new Nook was first reported back in
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Author Matthew Stein Reveals the Real Facts and Concerns About Solar Flares 
Sacramento Bee
Matthew Stein has a BS from MIT and is the bestselling author of When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide for Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival. While writing When Disaster Strikes, Stein spent months researching EMP, solar storms, 
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Author of ‘The Psychology of Wealth’ on Your Mind and Wallet (blog)
GUEST AUTHOR BLOG: The Wealth Archetype—Understanding the Positive and Shadow Nature of Wealth by Dr. Charles Richards author of, “The Psychology of Wealth: Understand Your Relationship with Money and Achieve Prosperity.” Like many things in our world 
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Local Author Pens Personal History of Undersea Exploration
Rockbridge Weekly
Buena Vista, VA – Anyone who enjoys reading of adventures and discoveries will love Bob Wicklund’s new book. He has a talent for storytelling—some tales almost unbelievable, yet they are all true. The pages of Eyes in the Sea come alive with 
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Rockbridge Weekly
Gad’s Hill School pupils to put their Twist on Oliver for author’s birthday
News Shopper
By Jim Palmer » CONSIDER yourself in for a treat at Woodville Halls next week as school pupils taught in Dickens’ old house put of a special performance of one of the author’s most famous works. More than 150 pupils from Gad’s Hill School in Higham 
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Self-Publishing Virtual Book Tour: Broken Spirit by Charles L. Fields 
As an author in this economy, you have to come up with creative ways to market a self-publishedbook. While book tours are a great way to connect with your…/self-publishing-virtual-book-tour-b…
Florida Book News with Lou Belcher
Lou: Book festivals, book signings, book fairs, publishing news. Florida Book News is open to all writers, writer’s organizations and book lovers throughout the…/florida-book-news-with-lou-belch…
Publishing and Books News – Annie Jennings PR Presents: Get an 
Annie Jennings PR works with authors and experts creating powerful book author showcase websites for authors with new books and those engaged in a book…/annie-jennings-pr-present…
AuthorHouse Embraces E-Publishing by Launching E-Book Only Packages
PR Web (press release)
AuthorHouse Publishing, the leading provider of self-publishing and book marketing services for authors around the globe, has launched stand-alone E-Book Publishing Packages. Available in both black-and-white and full-color formats, these brand-new 
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Award-Winning ProPublica Partners with Open Road to Publish E-Books
By Lucas Shaw at TheWrap Digital publisher Open Road has partnered with award-winning journalistic outfit ProPublica to release a series of e-books, the two companies announced Monday. The books will take ProPublica’s stories, add introductions, 
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iPads oust books from schoolbags
As thousands of pupils hoist their backpacks to head back to school this week, many will be carrying an iPad or similar tablet – which can cost up to $1300 – in place of exercise books. In Wellington, Tawa Intermediate and Wellington Girls’ College are 
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Safari Books Online Takes Home 27th Annual CODiE Award for Best Consumer 
MarketWatch (press release)
SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Jan 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Safari(R) Books Online ( ), the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, today announced that it was named a winner in the 
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Jonathan Franzen is an extraordinary novelist. But he’s wrong about e-books (blog)
It might amuse him to learn that the reason I read it is because I knocked my Kindle, carefully stocked up with a holiday’s worth of books, off a bar and onto a stone floor, breaking the screen and forcing me to pick up a few emergency replacements in 
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Censoring Books in Arizona
The Nation. (blog)
During the height of the Red Scare, as Joseph McCarthy crusaded against all things Communist, including literature, Dwight D. Eisenhower famously urged citizens: “Don’t join the book burners. Don’t think you’re going to conceal faults by concealing 
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What’s Happening at the Libraries: Moneyball, Heartburn, E-Books
By Emily Portoghese Sayville Library is holding an e-books demonstration the week of Jan. 30. unknown The Cubby Corner (Children’s Book Club) is a place for children to come and enjoy stories. This event is virtual but parents can check out some of the 
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Tracking Amazon: Oscar Nominees See Book Sales Bump
Publishers Weekly
Coming off last week’s announcement of this year’s Academy Award nominations, The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznik has seen the greatest sales bump out of all the nominees that are based on books. Selznik’s book is the source material for 
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Egypt’s Book Fair back with a vengeance
Egyptian Gazette
Hassan says that religious books are still the best sellers, although the sales of political books are up this year. Political titles and books on revolutions are also among the best sellers at the AUC Press pavilion, where more than 15 titles on 
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Book review: The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, by Andrew Feinstein
Taipei Times
 eventually detailed in his book After the Party: A Personal and Political Journey Inside the ANC. Whether you’re reading about the UK’s 1985 Al Yamamah (the dove) sale of arms to Saudi Arabia (the biggest such sale the world had seen), 
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E-Readers Stimulating the Sales of Erotica eBooks
Good E-Reader (blog)
By Michael Kozlowski Sales are rising of erotic ebooks due to the constant proliferation of e-readers. At any given time there are numerous erotica books in the best seller list on Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Amazon. British Columbia owned eXtasy Books 
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Best Books of 2011: List Includes “A Dance With Dragons,” “Shadowfever”
International Business Times
With several adaptations of popular books coming out in theaters and winning accolades – see “The Help,” “The Hunger Games,” “Breaking Dawn” – and Amazon reporting record sales in November and December for their Kindle devices, one thing is clear: 
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AuthorHouse Embraces E-Publishing by Launching E-Book Only Packages (press release)
AuthorHouse Publishing released nearly 50% more e-book titles in 2011 than 2010. These figures support recent industry trends as consumer demand for e-books continues to experience accelerated growth. The publishing world projects e-book sales to 
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Former Apple employee questions author Adam Lashinsky
 at 11:00AM Author and Fortune Magazine editor Adam Lashinsky’s new book — Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired – and Secretive – Company Really Works — is in bookstores now and the author has embarked on a publicity tour to drum up sales.
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Comprehensive Guide to Self-Publishing to Be Released Mid-Year
PR Newswire (press release)
30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A comprehensive guide to self-publishing is being prepared by the Association of Independent Authors (AiA). Experts in their respective fields have submitted articles on all aspects of self-publishing on topics such as editing, 
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Author Joanna O’Neill talks at Whitegrove Library
Get Bracknell
Joanna, from Stratfield, in Great Hollands, spoke about self-publishing her books, A World Invisible, A World Denied and A World Possessed, on Wednesday , January 18. Library supervisor Robert Card said: “It went very well. We had about a dozen people 
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HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP PLC : 30/01/2012 – Advanced Driving – how to further 
4-traders (press release)
John Lyon is a legend amongst the advanced driving elite having taught high-performance driving techniques for more than 45 years. Now he has written Advanced Driving as the ultimate guide to pass on his knowledge. This comprehensive and detailed book 
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Future Publishing hires head of audience development
The Drum
Future Publishing has appointed Keith Walker as head of audience development for its entertainment titles, which include Total Film, Edge and PC Gamer. Walker will join from IPC Media where he is currently editor of and
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SCBWI’s Who’s Who of Children’s Book Writing
Publishers Weekly (blog)
Key figures in the children’s book writing industry gathered this weekend to share insights on one of the largest divisions in publishing – children’s books, from picture books to middle grade literature to the massive young adult novel industry.
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Publishers Weekly (blog)
LyricFind gets the global rights for song lyrics from all four major publishers
The Next Web
LyricFind is one company that manages the licensing of lyrics for use online, and it has announced that it has now signed up the global rights for song lyrics from all four majorpublishers: EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, 
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The Next Web
It’s not a bird — it’s your community paper!
Selkirk Journal
It’s not a bird — it’s yours truly and the editorial team here at Interlake Publishing. I always feel old when I begin using a new technology that’s been around for several years but is completely foreign to me. I experienced that feeling last week 
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McGraw-Hill Announces Extensive Enhancements to its Premier Engineering Platform
MarketWatch (press release)
The new AccessEngineering platform was developed by Semantico, a market-leading digitalpublishing company based in the UK. Semantico is widely recognized by the publishing and library communities for its innovative and leading edge solutions in 
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Gannett Q4 Profit Drops, But Tops View – Update
( – Media holding company Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI), the publisher of USA Today, reported Monday that profit for the fourth quarter dropped 33 percent from last year, hurt by restructuring charges and lower publishing and broadcasting 
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Quercus Publishing (LON:QUPP) – Building eBook sales
Jan 30th 2012 – Edison Investment Research today published a report on QuercusPublishing (QUPP.L, LSE:QUPP, LON:QUPP) entitled “Building EBook Sales”. In summary, the report says: Quercus’s trading update shows rapid sales growth of both non-Stieg 
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Jusmir Gonzalez Has Been Named Editor Director of TVnotas USA
PR Newswire (press release)
30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Maya Publishing Group LLC., the publisher in the US Hispanic Market of TVnotas USA, H para Hombres and H Extremo, announced today that Jusmir Gonzalez has been named the Editorial Director for TVnotas USA magazine.
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Kindle Fire stokes interest in Amazon earnings
by Larry Dignan January 30, 2012 6:36 AM PST reports its fourth-quarter earnings tomorrow and the main attractions will be sales of the Kindle Fire and its effect on e-commerce in terms of e-books, music, video, and apps.
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Archive » Author, publisher set for spring Speaker Series » Indiana 
By SoJ Web Report
Author: , Published: 2012-01-30 14:07:08 GMT, Category: Features, Description: The School of Journalism’s spring Speaker Series guests include an author whose recent work connects to the school and a publisher leading one of the nation’s 
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Canada’s Oldest Indie Publisher Launches Canada’s Newest (and 
By Chad Pelley
If Goose Lane isn’t Atlantic Canada’s finest publisher, it’ll give any competition a run for its money: a standard for quality literature and good-looking.
Chiseled in Rock: Book Marketing Inventory – Part 4 of 4
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CreateSpace Community: Book Marketing Group!
I have decied to create a private Book Marketing Group on Facebook were can share Online Marketing Ideeas to better promote our books. The group is limited…/151791?tstart=…
Book Promotion and Book Marketing Perspective | Book Promotion 
Since Rein’s book will be published by a traditional house, Wiley, it’s interesting that he even has to give book promotion and book marketing a thought. Isn’t the…/book-promotion-and-book-marketing-perspect…
How you can evade E-book marketing and advertising blunders
Making a viral e-book online marketing marketing campaign could very well be one in all the simplest and most effective tactics to advertise your solution Or…
Author Matthew Stein Reveals the Real Facts and Concerns About Solar Flares 
MarketWatch (press release)
 it would massively disrupt modern electronics, wipe out communication satellites, and collapse the electric power grid over much of the industrialized world for months and possibly years,” said bestselling author and environmentalist Matthew Stein.
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Kristin Hannah’s ‘Home Front’: a military family’s struggles
The Seattle Times
Bainbridge Island author Kristin Hannah’s new novel “Home Front” tells the story of a troubled Army helicopter pilot whose family life gets even more complicated when she’s deployed to Iraq. Hannah reads Tuesday at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park 
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Barnes & Noble and the Collapse of The Publishing Ecosystem
Slate Magazine (blog)
A great Julie Bosman piece notes that while traditional book publishers once saw the large bookstore chains as the enemy, now that Barnes & Noble is the last man standing in the field all of publishing looks on them as their only hope, lest they get 
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Slate Magazine (blog)
Executives from ESPN Digital Media, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network 
MarketWatch (press release)
30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — On the heels of the Online Publishers Association (OPA) 10-year anniversary and 10th Annual OPA Summit, the organization today announced its new Executive Officers for 2012. John Kosner, Executive Vice President and 
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Droitwich writer celebrates more publishing success
Bromsgrove Advertiser
Sheryl Browne, who lives in Rebekah Gardens, Droitwich, will now have her book, Recipes For Disaster, printed by Safkhet Publishing. It is the first time she has secured publication with a UKpublisher. Her latest success follows the publication of her 
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TERA publisher comments on lawsuit
Since the recent NCsoft lawsuit being placed against firms Bluehole and En Masse Entertainment over code and assets allegedly stolen from MMO Lineage 3, En Masse has stated the company “outright rejects” the allegations. “This situation has no impact
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8 Obstacles That Ad-Supported E-Publishing Must Overcome
After having had about a week to play with Apple’s new iBooks Author, I’m convinced that it offers a glimpse of what might save print publishing. That is, if publishers can get their heads out of their collective nether regions.
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Hot Gates Press Unveils Its New Mega Book Tour Site for Launching and Hosting 
PR Web (press release)
Hot Gates Press, an online book launching service for self-published authors and indie publishing firms, unveils the test site that will host its new multi-author book tour marketing concept. The typical self-published author is lucky to sell more than 
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New Website From Higher Education Company TargetX Focuses on Helping College 
MarketWatch (press release)
30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Student recruiting firm TargetX has redesigned its website, making it easier for college admissions and marketing professionals to find video, blog posts, bookchapters and other best-practice information that will 
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Mood Media to Reach over Two Million U.S. College Students through Agreement 
MarketWatch (press release)
Through its stores, Nebraska Book Company reaches over 2 million college and university students. The company is an innovator in the campus bookstore market, developing new storefront concepts, e-commerce solutions, and consumer partnerships designed 
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CRN Interview: The Dawn of Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha
Crunchyroll News
They’ve got a hit title on their hands, so the market’s definitely stabilizing. It remains a key core of book retail, the graphic novel section, so I dunno if it’s anything to be bragging about yet, but things are for the moment quite ok.
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Ponzi schemes: The fraudulent art of chain game
Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine
According to the Robert Fitzpatrick co-author of the book, False Profits, the first book-length analysis of pyramid schemes and multi-level marketing, such MLM enrolment technique is the root cause of the failure of these schemes. On his blog, titled, 
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Inside Apple: A Video Interview with Author Adam Lashinsky
By Zee
If you don’t plan on reading ‘Inside Apple’, this video interview with its author is an absolute must watch.
The Next Web » Entrepreneur
‘Inside Apple’ author Adam Lashinsky discusses Apple secret 
By Seth Weintraub
‘Inside Apple’ author Adam Lashinsky discusses Apple secret-keeping and corporate life   Fortune’s Phillip Elmer-DeWitt points us to an hour long interview and Q&A at LinkedIn HQ with Inside Apple author Adam Lashinsky.
Self-publishing author Will Entrekin discusses Kindle Lending 
By Chris Meadows
Self-publishing author Will Entrekin has written a very interesting blog post about his participation in Amazon’s “Kindle Select” program, in which his.
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iBooks Author | HTMLGIANT
By Adam Robinson
January 29th, 2012 / 9:56 am. Snippets · Adam Robinson—. “. . . Then submit your finished work to the iBookstore with a few simple steps. And before you know it, you’re a published author.” Facebook. Search for: 
The author Yahia Lababidi proves aphorisms are alive and well
The National
To merely call the Egyptian-Lebanese author Yahia Lababidi a “poet” would be like heinously dedicating a blank notebook to a specific purpose – limiting the many possibilities of potential expression to just one. For Lababidi is not just a rhapsodist, 
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Children’s author Patricia Brady-Danzig to read in Chatham
By Independent Press New Jersey children’s book author Patricia Brady-Danzig will read from her new book “Fabrizio’s Fable” (La Favola di Fabrizio) in English and Italian at 10 am, Friday, Feb. 10, at the Library of the Chathams, 214 Main Street, 
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author kicks off King lecture series | TriCities 
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and college professor Marilynne Robinson told a First Presbyterian Church audience Saturday afternoon that the quality of America’s educational system is far higher than many critics suggest – and in comparison – News
Shelton Johnson, Park Ranger and Author, to  – Carleton College
Shelton Johnson, a ranger with the National Park Service for 25 years and author of the fictional memoir Gloryland (Sierra Club Books, 2009), will deliver Carleton College’s convocation address on Friday, February 3. Johnson’s presentation 
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Interview: Lucy March, author of ‘A Little Night Magic’
And she lives with her best friend, who just happens to be USA TODAY best-sellingauthor Jennifer Crusie. As Lucy says: Life is damn good. It’s a happy ending for the personal story that Lucy, the alter ego of USA TODAY best-seller Lani Diane Rich, 

Brookline restaurant to offer Merrimack author’s recipes Monday night
Nashua Telegraph
Cookbook dinner with Regina Sullivan, author of “Who Has Nana’s Recipe?” BROOKLINE – Mark diCocco, owner of Lucia’s Tavola restaurant, will serve his usual range of home-style Italian foods Monday night – only this time, they’ll come from someone 

Author helps promote reading, writing skills
Brantford Expositor
Children’s author Harry Endrulat elicits ideas from children to write a story about Max’s birthday on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Paris Public Library. Endrulat has written more than two dozen books based on the popular childrens’ television show 

Upper Nazareth Township author’s book focus of Jersey Shore exhibit
The Express Times –
By Pamela Sroka-Holzmann | The Express-Times View full sizeExpress-Times Photo | Stephen FloodAuthor Ben Miller sits at his home in Upper Nazareth Township with his book “The First Resort,” which is being adapted into a museum exhibit in Cape May, NJ, 

Author Dennis Lehane to visit Melrose
Wicked Local
By Anonymous The Melrose Public Library, 69 West Emerson St., will host bestselling author Dennis Lehane as the next featured author in the library’s Author’s Corner Series on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 pm Dennis Lehane was born and raised in 

5 questions with children’s author Carole Boston Weatherford
Detroit Free Press
Q: Do you have a favorite author or one in particular who has inspired you? A: I can tell you what was on my favorite books list as a child — Dr. Seuss books, “Harriet the Spy,” “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” And I loved poetry by Langston Hughes.

Pepper adds author to her life list
Glens Falls Post-Star
She wouldn’t mind making another mark in the sport as an author. Pepper, a commentator for the Golf Channel and NBC, recently co-authored the first of a children’s book series, “Bogey Tees Off, Vol. 1 – A Lesson About Being Truthful.

Author Carries Readers ‘From Cancer to Wellness’
PR Web (press release)
In 2005 Kristine S. Matheson was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given at best 12 months to live. Not willing to oblige, Matheson took control of her own health, researched various alternate health protocols, including nutrition, meditation, 

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Margaret Runyan Castaneda, ex-wife of mystic author, dies at 90
Kansas City Star
“His books are conversations he is holding with himself,” Margaret told author Richard de Mille in “The Don Juan Papers,” a collection of essays critical of Carlos’ work. She wrote humorously of the reactions Carlos elicited when the myth collided with 

Local author uncovers New Albany’s ‘Wicked’ history
Evening News and Tribune NEW ALBANY — Murder, suicide and untimely deaths — some of the city’s most sinister acts have been unveiled by local author and historian Gregg Seidl in his latest book titled “Wicked New Albany.

Author Amber Bowden Introduces a “Much Sought After” Baby Book for All New and
PR Web (press release)
Author Amber Bowden brings simple solutions for any mother-to-be by offering a combination medical record-photo memory insert pages and a lifetime keepsake journal so the special time can be shared with their child when they get older.

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Preventing diabetes is key, author argues
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Find details at When celebrity chef Paula Deen described herself last week as being “at peace with diabetes,” author Dan Hurley wanted to scream. Deen’s recent announcement she has Type 2 diabetes coincided with her endorsement of a campaign sponsored 

Author arrested for ‘fake’ pistol photo shoot
The photo shoot for a Swedish crime writer’s new book took an unexpected turn recently when theauthor was forced to the ground by police who suspected he was holding a real weapon. “It was bloody unpleasant,” author Dag Öhrlund told the Aftonbladet 

Author’s book gets national recognition from journal
Ashland Daily Tidings
By By Paul Fattig A scholastic book edited by forest ecologist Dominick DellaSala of Talent is included in the annual academic excellence list by Choice magazine, one of the nation’s premier review journals. The 336-page book, “Temperate and Boreal 

Mamata Banerjee a best-selling author at Kolkata Book Fair
Guess who is the hottest-selling author at the ongoing Kolkata Book Fair? Not Chetan Bhagat or Vikram Seth, but West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Sales figures at the annual book fair, deemed one of the largest in the world, demonstrate that 

Author says solution to Israel-Palestine conflict is not complex
WMUK 102.1 FM
An author of several books on the Israel-Palestine conflict will speak Tuesday night at Western Michigan University. Norman Finkelstein, whose parents both survived the Holocaust, has often been critical of Israel in his writing.

Nigerian Authors Look West to Gain Fame
Jakarta Globe
A book store in Lagos, where many Nigerian writers say it is difficult to find the works of native authors for sale. (AP Photo) The chaos of Nigeria’s largest city of Lagos gets boiled down to prose as a narrator notes “how unpretty” its sprawl looks, 

World Book Book Night want you for a free book event
The Missoulian
Want to be part of a millionbook giveaway? To volunteer to change a life? You can, as part of World Book Night, on April 23, 2012. The deadline for signing up is imminent – February 1 – but give us a moment to explain what this is all about.
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Downtown retail struggles to grow
Houston Chronicle
Some stores like Forever 21 and Books-A-Million have opened, but most of the activity in recent years has come from restaurants and bars. Last year, 16 street-level restaurants and bars closed, including three that had been open less than a year, 

3M sees opportunity as libraries ramp up e-books
Duluth News Tribune
Millions of Americans now own Kindles, Nooks and other e-readers. And libraries are taking notice, expanding their collections of e-books they can loan to patrons. ST. PAUL — Millions of Americans now own Kindles, Nooks and other e-readers.

Jennifer Jones books another ticket to Scotties
Vancouver Sun
Four-time national women’s curling champion Jennifer Jones will be back at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts — but she had to work for it. Jones, from Winnipeg, had to navigate five straight elimination matches over the past two days at the Manitoba 

Book review: ‘The Glass Rainbow’ by James Lee Burke
Press-Register –
By James Lee Burke Burke’s crackling, realistic dialogue, heart-rending insights into the human heart and lyrical prose easily made “The Glass Rainbow” hardcover one of 2010’s best books. Stanga, the pimp, refers to the gargantuan, beer-soaked crime 

Mulberry Street May Fade, but ‘Mulberry Street’ Shines On
New York Times
He meant the real Mulberry Street, the one that inspired the first of Dr. Seuss’ 44 children’s books. I started to think what I might see on Mulberry Street. Truffula trees? Gerald McGrew? Gertrude McFuzz? A Once-ler or two? That’s the thing about Dr.

How To Rescue Books on Goodreads – GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group is looking for a Marketing Assistant. next job Greenleaf BookGroup is looking for a Production Manager. next job Smithsonian Books is looking for a SmithsonianBooks Editorial Internship. see all 
Flavorwire » Your Favorite Authors’ Favorite Books of All Time
By Emily Temple
One of the most popular interview questions for writers is “what are you reading right now,” or for the more adventurous, “what are your own favorite books of all time?” The idea is, of course, twofold — that you can get a good suggestion and 
Moon chasers and flying books dominate our sneak peek at this 
By Meredith Woerner
This weekend on Cult Movie Worship we’re paying special attention to the lovely little films that were nominated for an Academy Award. They’re all seriously beautiful films, but we’re secretly pulling for live action time-traveling-blunder flick 
New Most Quoted Books of 2011 – Stephen’s Lighthouse
By admin
Most Quoted Books of 2011 · INFOGRAPHIC: Most Quoted Books of 2011 · Stephen. Posted on: January 29, 2012, 7:37 am Category: Uncategorized 
Stephen’s Lighthouse
Book Review: Inherited by Amanda Curtin – Blogcritics Books
By Maggie Ball
An exceptional collection of beautiful stories, written with the intense spareness of poetry.
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Pieces of the Past: New book recounts true polyglot and his Cornell fans
Ithaca Journal
Photo provided/THE HISTORY CENTER IN TOMPKINS COUNTY There is a new book by Michael Erard entitled “Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners,” about people who learn multiple languages — people known as 

Family book fair supports Kingston elementary, intermediate schools
Wicked Local
By Kathryn Gallerani When local writer Barbara O’Connor sits down to sign copies of her books at Kingston Elementary School Thursday night, she will be surrounded by young readers and their families looking for the next great find.

Free Kindle Books – 5 More Free Books For 1-29-12
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Ann Voskamp book ‘One Thousand Gifts’ launches book club
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
I knew after the first chapter of One Thousand Gifts that it was a book I wanted to share in my column — a book I wanted to invite all of you to read as part of a Simply Faithful book club. I’m hoping several of you will read the prayer-provoking 

Books Make Dogs’ Tails Wag at Oxford Library
That’s why I’m excited about the Oxford Public Library’s newest event series: Canine Book Buddies. At these programs, children can reserve 15-minute timeslots to read or look at a book with a therapy dog. Normally, the closest one can get to a dog at 

Books reflect today’s reality
The Coloradoan
Rulon Stacey, PhD, president and CEO of our Poudre Valley Health Systems, has written the book“Over Our Heads – An Analogy on Healthcare, Good Intentions, and Unforeseen Consequences.” In it, he uses an analogy of a fictional corner family grocery 

Norwood resident pens new book “Fear No Evil”
Wicked Local
“Fear No Evil” is the author’s fourth book. His first book, “Walking Point,” is a first-hand account of his experiences in Vietnam as an infantryman with the Americal Division. After retiring in 2007, he wrote “In Safe Hands,” a book chronicling an 

On Amazon, An Uneasy Mix Of Plagiarism And Erotica
Unlike traditional publishing companies, self-publishing programs like Amazon’s Kindle Select lack the keen eyes of publishers, leaving room for copyright violations — and plagiarism. Sharazade is the pen name of a writer and editor who is a rising 
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RAZORED ZEN: Kindle and Nook Collections
By Charles Gramlich
Some folks I know who are selfpublishing on Kindle are talking about hundreds of sales for their works a month. (I don’t know any of those folks who are claiming thousands.) I have twoselfpublished titles up on Amazon and Nook, Killing 
On Amazon, An Uneasy Mix Of Plagiarism And Erotica | KOSU Radio
By KOSU News
Unlike traditional publishing companies, selfpublishing programs like Amazon’s Kindle Select lack the keen eyes of publishers, leaving room for copyright violations — and plagiarism. Sharazade is the pen name of a writer and editor who is a 
KOSU Radio
Illustrations by Becky Cloonan | Cuded
By Cuded
Becky Cloonan is an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator who started selfpublishing mini comics in 1999. Since then she has gone on to work with Vertigo, Dark Horse, Harper Collins and Marvel, with editions of her work published in 
MoneyMasters With Vahan Janjigian: Review of The Vig
By Vahan Janjigian
Instead, they can self publish their works and put them up for sale through online retailers such as Of course, many selfpublished books are of poor quality. Yet every once in a while, you come across a gem. That’s how I would 
MoneyMasters With Vahan Janjigian
When’s The Last Time You Got Paid For A Blog Post? | Internet 
By (Jim Kukral)
My point is to point out that the EXACT same arguments I was getting way back then about using blogs for business are the EXACT same arguments I’m getting today about selfpublishing books. The cycle continues. Something new hits the 
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Prodigy: A Cautionary Tale | Taller Thoughts
By Matthew
No agent could recognize the potential best seller, but no matter: I used my wife’s credit card and bought a selfpublishing package. The books arrived and I set myself to whipping up some PR. I talked my way into a few appearances on local 
Taller Thoughts
Jed Alexander: Does the Convention of the “Elevator Pitch” Truly 
By Jed Alexander
Is print-on-demand and e-book self publishing going to be the new way that these kinds of books find an audience? The only problem is, when everyone can publish a book, it becomes even more difficult to find those great books. Publishers 
Jed Alexander
E is for eCoursebook « An A-Z of ELT
By Scott Thornbury
To expedite this initiative, Apple have launched an app, called iBooks Author, which allows wannabe textbook authors to create interactive ebooks and selfpublish them (of course, only on an iPad, and with Apple taking a nice little chunk of 
An A-Z of ELT
On Amazon, An Uneasy Mix Of Pl… |
By admin
On Amazon, An Uneasy Mix Of Plagiarism And Erotica: Unlike traditional publishing companies,selfpublishing pro…
Selfpublishing EBooks for the Kindle or Nook – Yahoo! Voices 
Selfpublishing eBooks for the Kindle or Nook is easy. I have my eBooks available in many places on line and I am sharing my knowledge here.…/self-publishing-ebooks-kindle-nook-108… launches selfpublishing capabilities for comic creators has given comic selfpublishers the freedom and ease of getting their books onto various ebook platforms such as iBooks, HTML5, Kindle and the…/graphic-ly-launches-self-publishing-sof…
See Weegee’s Bloody and Beautiful Crime Scene Photography, Showcased in Two 
The tabloid photographer was a self-publishing and self-made one-man-media-show. He reigned supreme as the go-to guy for capturing your murder in just the right light — Weegee made the living look good, but he made the bad, ugly, and dead look better.

NAMA Promises Fireworks
Self-publishing trailblazer Virginia Phiri describes woes of the cross-border trader in her exciting book Highway Queen. “Around eleven at night I heard a shout: ‘Run . . . run! It’s a raid!'” says Sophie. “The people ran in all directions.

Quebec’s focus on protecting culture led to books being exempted from 
Montreal Gazette
As a book lover, Carole Ramsahoye numbers among the millions of North Americans who own an electronic reader. As an accountant, she is among the few Quebecers who have noticed that e-book purchases can include 9.5 per cent provincial sales tax while 

Avenger’s Angel by Heather Killough-Walden – | Lost Book Sales
By A Reader
Attempted place of purchase: amazon. Reason for Lost Sale: Price Price of Lost Sale: 7.99 USD – US Dollar Country of Lost Sale: United States What you did instead: Read fan fiction or a differentbook. Comments: I’ve never read any book by 
Lost Book Sales
The Writing Life: Use Speaking to Increase Your Book Sales
By (Terry Whalin)
Use Speaking to Increase Your Book Sales. In many ways they seem opposite ends of the spectrum: writing and speaking. When they’ve tested writers and editors, the results have shown the bulk of these people are introverts. They aren’t the 
The Writing Life
Why Don’t Book Sales Cover the Costs of Marketing? – Writers and 
By Admin
There are so many wonderful tools to assist an author to sell books but many of them are highly expensive, and again most authors don’t have that kind of money, especially when the book salesdon’t help cover the cost of these extras.
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Look Beyond the Bookstore to Sell More Books | Publishing Basics 
By Brian Jud
January 30, 2012 By Brian Jud Leave a Comment. “Total unit sales of print books sold through the outlets whose sales are captured by Nielsen BookScan dropped 10.2% in the six month period ended July 3, 2011…” (PWDaily, July 8, 2011).
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Melville House Books » Can James Franco be a bestseller?
By Kelly Burdick
According to Nielsen Bookscan, which tracks about 70 percent of U.S. booksales and does not currently track ebook sales, the book sold just 16000 copies in hardcover and 7500 copies in paperback. Sales have also slowed significantly 
Melville House Books
Three thousand book sales « Madame Guillotine
By Madame Guillotine
Three thousand book sales. 29 Jan. I found out last night that I have now sold over three thousand books! I know that this is the merest BAGATELLE to quite a few of you but I am feeling jolly pleased with myself right now. I don’t often like to talk 
Madame Guillotine
Ebook reader VS. android tablet, who might win | Gold World
By Barbara
 mentioned Thursday the particular Nook upgrade for software will certainly add new in-store browsing, Barnes & Noble is actually expected to be able to ascend, the particular physical book sales bookstore Nook as well as e-book reader is 
Gold World
Apple Software Shop Refused Accessibility towards the Sony E-book
By carolhuggins
Market place believe that that Apple will have an impact on the provisions of the newest e-bookreader, Amazon and also other hardware manufacturers and articles product sales. Ahead of Amazon and also other e-book reader, deux chevaux
Jan Brewer’s Book “Scorpions For Breakfast”, Top 10 On Amazon 
By themadjewess
3 Responses to “Jan Brewer’s Book “Scorpions For Breakfast”, Top 10 On Amazon-HA HA Obama”. spellbound84 says : January 29, 2012 at 9:46 AM. That finger point made her book sales skyrocket in 24hrs. Maybe she should teach it to the 
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This Week @ The Library… – aaRoN CuTLeR MeMoRiaL LiBRaRy
By Vicki
Beginning February 1st, watch for contest, special book sales, crafts and more. Start Gathering Tax Forms Federal tax forms are arriving at the library each week. Check out the stand at the top of the stairs, and watch for what you need.
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Brewer’s book sales soar after altercation with Obama, president 
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Jan Brewer Book Sales
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s tarmac tiff with President Obama influenced a major book bump. Who knew that her Scorpions for Breakfast tome even existed
Tablet and e-books sales soar over holiday season–survey | The 
A new report on tablet and e-reader ownership by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that the number of consumers have
SAINTs Book Sales in aid of CLAW | Facebook
Sign UpFacebook helps you connect and share with the people in your life. SAINTs Book Sales in aid of CLAW. Going (61)
Bismarck native profiles Gen. David Petraeus in new book
Bismarck Tribune
Twenty percent of the profits from sales of her hardcover book will go to the Wounded Warriors project. “This book is about soldiers, and about strategic leadership,” Broadwell said. “It is a portrait of modern warfare and a soldier’s sacrifice.

Want the Sale? Ditch the Slang.
By Joanne Black “Connect with people, and you have the sale. Connect with the business issue only, and forget it.” I wrote something like that in my book, and it still rings true. However, “connecting” doesn’t mean using slang and words and phrases 

Alain de Botton puts faith in temples for atheists
De Botton is personally extremely wealthy (there are rumours of a £200 million trust fund, but he insists he has only £7.25 million – earned from book sales and teaching), but, rather than calling on rich pals, he would prefer small donations,
Economics Journal: India’s Dangerous Dabbling with Civil Liberty
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Mr. Rushdie’s novel is only one of many books that are banned in India. And Republic Day reminded us that festive occasions, along with other events like election days, are “dry days” in India, on which the sale of alcohol by bars or restaurants is, 

Let’s Steal a Book (BJ)
So all McLean got from me was his share of the $ 4.99 the book might have cost, abook of 99 mellow songs. (I’ma mellow guy). After sales tax, the share of the bookstore and the publisher, that comes down to exactly … not very much.

Mamata Banerjee a best-selling author at Kolkata Book Fair
Times of India
Sales figures at the annual book fair, deemed one of the largest in the world, demonstrate that Mamata has emerged quite a literary sensation. “The response has been overwhelming for us. We are already running out of stock,” Sudhangshu Dey of Deys’ 

Mood Media to Reach over Two Million U.S. College Students through Agreement 
PR Newswire (press release)
Messaging will be developed to broadcast promotions and drive sales at the point-of-purchase. Using Mood Media’s suite of online tools, Nebraska Book will be able to edit playlists and manage messaging in real time, and create custom playlist for 

Used Books, Antiques Coming to Riverwalk Landing
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
By Sam Thrift Monday, January 30, 2012 The owner of this shop, Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar in Asheville, NC, has signed a lease to open a used bookstore and antique shop in Riverwalk Landing. The York County Economic Development 

Where’s the Fire? Kindle Sales Pushing Six Million for the Quarter.
All Things Digital
“We believe the lower hardware price will correlate with high e-book and video content attach rates.” In other words, there’s some serious potential upside to be had in incremental e-commerce spending via the Fire, and Amazon’s aim is to milk it for 

Barnes & Noble, Destroyer of Indie Bookstores, Is Now Printed Books‘ Last 
New York Magazine
Then along came Amazon with its bookstore-killing Kindle and all of a sudden Barnes & Noble was recast as the last great hope of (paper and ink) book lovers everywhere. When this magazine visited the subject in 2010, it was already clear that the 
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A Most Optimistic Unconference: Publishers, Libraries, and Independent 
Library Journal
Numbers presented by Russ Grandinetti, VP of Kindle Content at Amazon, reinforced the idea that “free” exposure can lead profits. Long story short, sales for booksavailable to Amazon Prime subscribers via the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library have 

Goodreads quits sourcing data from “restrictive” Amazon
by Dennis Johnson More signs of push-back against Amazon this weekend: Goodreads, the literary social networking site that not only allows readers to discuss books they’re reading, but offers core data about those books, allows readers to store and 

E-readers threaten job market, book industry
Indiana Statesman
Books or an e-reader? The question is now more controversial for many than even the age-old “which way should the toilet paper face?” debate. There are pros and cons to both, but the arguments continue to get more and more heated as the stakes get 

Amazon Sold 6M Kindle Fires In Q4, Analyst Estimates
Kindle Fire has staked out an important market position due to its loyal Amazon customer base and attractive (low) device pricing. We believe the lower hardware price will correlate with high e-bookand video content attach rates.

Jonathan Franzen: e-books are damaging society
Speaking at the Hay Festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Franzen argued that e-books, such as Amazon’s Kindle, can never have the magic of the printed page. He said: “The Great Gatsby was last updated in 1924. You don’t need it to be refreshed, do you?
Earnings Preview: Amazon Reports Q4 Results Tuesday
Seeking Alpha, Inc. (AMZN) is due to report earnings after the closing bell on January 31, 2012. Below we can see the results of over the last few earnings periods., Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and 

Amazon’s Q4: The Kindle Fire effect vs. more investment
ZDNet (blog)
Amazon reports its fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday and the main attraction will be sales of the Kindle Fire as well as its e-commerce effect for e-books, music, video and apps. Just a few weeks ago, worries about Amazon’s profit margins were 

ZDNet (blog)
The Future of the Book Is the Stream
The Atlantic
This week, Simply Audio Books announced a new book-streaming service, Instead of sending discs of individual audiobooks, Qwikster-style, as it had been doing since 2003 — and instead of allotting book credits to customers, as Amazon’s 

California Personal Injury Attorney James Ballidis Featured in New ‘Champions 
eReleases (press release)
 is a featured author in the newly released book “Champions: Knockout Strategies For Health, Wealth, and Success From Today’s Leading Experts,” which has already reached third place onAmazon’s Best-Seller List since being published this past week.

Book Reviews, Bestselling Books & Publishing Business News 
Publishing news from across the Web  Apple’s new book publishing tool, iBooks Author, was downloaded more  Chicago Tribune Launches Book Section…/index.html?…28…
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Would You Like a Book to Go With The Coffee « Self Publishing News 
If the newest Time Magazine’sInvention of the Year is anything to go by then you can have yourbook ordered and printed in less than 1 minute…/would-you-like-a-book-to-go-with…

The self-epublishing bubble
The Guardian
I, for one, could never have guessed that writing about the end of books would generate more income for me than actually publishing the damn things. I’ve been on an End of Books reading tour since August and it turns out that what the internet gurus

The Guardian
THQ Lays Off 14 Australian Staff, Could be Closing Japan Office
THQ Australia has made 14 of its staff redundant and there are rumours that the Japan office of the publishing giant could be permanently closed. This first part of this announcement isn’t wholly surprising, as THQ did announce just a few days ago that 

Adventures in e-publishing part I – INSIDE ITALY by Michael 
By Roger
Self-publishing through kindle. I imagine that most of the writers who choose this route are ones who have been unsuccessful in getting a conventional publisher to take them on. They’ve grown tired of waiting for the Man from Del Monte to say 
R. N. Morris
European Commission investigates companies active in the e-book 
By Juha Vesala
On 6 December 2011 the European Commission opened an investigation into alleged anticompetitive practices by five EU and US publishers, possibly with the help of Apple, in relation to the sale of e-books in the European Economic Area in 
TTLF Technology Law & Policy News
The 1709 Blog: Of biomedical research, academic publishing and 
By Eleonora Rosati
A scientific publisher’s primary responsibility is to serve the research community. Their own interests—financial and reputational—depend upon the trust the public has in science. Obstructing the dissemination of publicly funded science will 
The 1709 Blog
Latest Electronic Publishing Software News | e-Read This
By admin
According to , the Publisher of MPVHub Audio Magazine and CEO of, “MPVHub Audio Magazine continues’s long tradition of publishing high-quality audio software education. We’ve assembled a team 
e-Read This
Self-Publishing Review | Blog | Review: 21 Erased by Barbara Rayne
By Yagiz Erkan
The code is your identity, your bank account, your credit card, the bus fare… your existence. When they take it away, you disappear like you never lived at all. All it takes is a moment and you’re no longer a human being…you’re nothing.
Self-Publishing Review
RRR Hosts Class Act Books Publishing ~ Heroes, Heroines 
Happy Valentine’s Weekend! Ravencraft’s Romance Realm is delighted to host a chat party with the romance authors from Class Act Books Publishing!Join us Feb. 4…
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It is time the Bank of England started publishing interest rate forecasts
By Mainly Macro
In an earlier post I celebrated the announcement that the US Federal Reserve intended to publishinterest rate forecasts. It has now done so. Here is the key chart. The vertical axis in the level of expected interest rates. On the horizontal axis 
mainly macro
The Shallows by Nicholas Carr « Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing
By islandeditions
The provisional nature of digital text also promises to influence writing styles. A printed book is a finished object. Once inked onto the page, its words become indelible. The finality of the act ofpublishing has long instilled in the best and most 
Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing
Samhain Publishing :: New Releases/Excerpts :: TURN IT UP in print
After nearly three years I’ve learned a little more about how to plan big picture arcs so I can tell ongoing stories. But when I started, I wrote. An idea would come to me and I’d write it down, follow the plot and discover what happened with my 
Samhain Publishing
Holiday Reading Roundup from Brown Books Publishing Group 
By admin
Holiday Reading Roundup from Brown Books Publishing Group – The Best Gifts of All Begin with a Great Book; Supermodels of the 80′s, Cheryl Tiegs and Others to Speak at Charity Luncheon on April 25th, 2012, Presented by “I Am Waters” 
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Adventures in Self-Publishing, Chap. 8: Designing the Interior of 
This series highlights aspects of my experience self-publishing The Alexandria Project. If you’d like to read the book this series is based on, you can read the first…

New chapter for Indian publishing
The National
A tiny sector a decade ago, today the Indian publishing industry is basking in the warm glow of the self-help craze, with millions of copies shifted from shelves every year. “Our best-selling genre is lifestyle, especially diet and fitness.

There’s nothing like a book
MSU State News (blog)
With Borders having gone extinct as of October 2011, Barnes & Noble stands as the only real refuge for those of us who love print books. No disrespect intended to all of the independent book stores out there, you’re doing a great job, but the fact is 

Playing by the book
India is said to be the world’s third-largest market for English-language books. A peek into the lives of people who make these books available to us As book launches, literature festivals and handsome advances make more news than ever before in this 

Of apples, oranges, chalk and cheese
Positioning is considered an effective marketing strategy for protecting and expanding the territories of brands, thereby garnering market-share. Remember when Al Ries and Jack Trout, in their popular book on Positioning, called it the Battle for your 

We are seeing a shift of power away from the companies to the customers 
Business Standard
There is a wealth of information out there in social media and it can complement standard marketresearch procedures, which I also expressed in the recent edition of a marketing research book. Social media can be a good additional source of information 

Friends donate $36000 to Baldwin Library
Funds will be used to support book clubs for all ages, the Summer Reading program, marketingand outreach efforts and a number of other worthy causes that benefit the community. “The Friends of the Library serve a critical purpose for Baldwin.

Selling the symphony: it’s not just about the music
Business Standard
 according to this extract from the book Demand. One of the subtlest, and most important, challenges confronting the would-be demand creator is the Myth of the Average Customer. Consider, for instance, the work of a marketing manager for one of 

Book by former Short Hills resident is a photo tribute to New Jersey
Independent Press –
A graduate of Montclair State University, she now works as a freelance designer, copywriter and marketing consultant. Autographed copies of the book can be ordered by sending $25.00 to Jeanne Pace Spiotta, PO Box 333, Avon, NJ 07717. Pix – 0201MyLife .

The ‘M’ Word – Marketing Libraries: A 4-Week Online Library 
By ~Kathy Dempsey
What’s more: This workshop uses my book (The Accidental Library Marketer) and Brian Matthews’book (Marketing Today’s Academic Library) as the official texts. (I’ve read Brian’s book and it’s quite good!) So if you want to get some official 
The ‘M’ Word – Marketing Libraries
Writing and Publishing News » Blog Archive » What’s the Best 
By Patricia Fry
I recommend that you check out books by the experts: Dan Poynter, Patricia Fry and Marilyn Ross (Self-Publishing), Brian Jud, Patricia Fry and John Kremer (Book Marketing), Mark Levine and Dehanna Bailee (pay-to-publish companies), Jeff 
Writing and Publishing News
Thinking Right (and Left) about Content Marketing | The Customer 
By DavidMeermanScott
David Meerman Scott’s book The New Rules of Marketing & PR opened people’s eyes to the new realities of marketing and public relations on the Web. Six months on the BusinessWeek bestseller list and published in 26 languages from 
The Customer Collective – The…
Accu Mentor » Blog Archive » Hagerstown Marketing Firm 
By admin
The author of 24 business-related books, Stevens shook the marketing establishment with his Business Week bestseller, Your Marketing Sucks. Seth Godin says this about Mark Stevens latestbook, Your marketing may suck, but this book 
Accu Mentor
Increasing Your individual Book Sales – Multiethnic Education
By Terelle
Authoring, publishing not to mention marketing books typically is a business, a severe industry. In the event that you want with succeed, you ought to understand that it must be your industry not to mention no one will care about your book sales 
Multiethnic Education
The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Sneak Peek Announced (blog)
With all the buzz about The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers, it’s sometimes difficult to remember that there is another major comic book superhero movie planned for the summer of 2012. Since The Amazing Spider-Man reboot was announced, Sony Pictures 

For ProPublica, More E-Books
New York Times (blog)
By JULIE BOSMAN ProPublica, the nonprofit news organization known for its investigative journalism, is about to expand its e-book efforts. Following in the digital footsteps of The New Yorker, The New York Times, Politico, Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitan, 

Chiseled in Rock: Book Marketing Inventory – Part 3 of 4
By having research well underway and an inventory of text and documents on hand before yourbook is released, your marketing process will be streamlined…/book-marketing-inventory-par…
Book Marketing Blog Carnival – January 25, 2012 | Selling Books
Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. CT on Mon., February 6, 2012. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the book marketing blog carnival using our…
The Benefits associated with E-book Marketing | Tim Marketing
The Benefits associated with E-book Marketing. by admin on January 29, 2012. { 0 Comments}. Category: Uncategorized. Once a cherished project including…/the-benefits-associated-with-e-book-…
Book Marketing | Sarai Banquets
A lot of men will want to grab the ex- option because most males are uneasy about showing their medical doctors […] Posted in Book Marketing | Tagged as: men

Student creates book exchange site
Boise State University The Arbiter Online
If the sought-after book is not yet posted, an email will be sent to the student’s account when thebook becomes available. Students selling books can post them on the site and SemesterKey will simultaneously create a post on Craigslist.

Snapplify – transforming publishing content into mobile apps
Media Update
The recent launch of mobile app developer Snapplify at the Frankfurt Book Fair gives the publishingmarket a full turnkey solution for transforming its content into mobile apps within minutes, for global distribution via the Apple App Store.

Apple launches update for iBooks App
The Daily Titan
19, Apple released an update for the iBooks App on iPads that will includes textbooks on the bookselling app. Since the update, the app carries eight $15 textbooks and one free textbook; however, they are aimed toward K-12 education.

Amazon Kindle Fire’s Apple-like blitz scorches Samsung (Appolicious)
Amazon Kindle Fire’s Apple-like blitz scorches Samsung (Appolicious). published about 5 hours ago. Appolicious – Amazon’s Kindle Fire fourth quarter sales threw Samsung Galaxy into a pyre, as Android-based tabs made their moves against Science & Technology…
Barnes & Noble: The Anti-Amazon | David O. Stewart
By David Stewart
I’m not opposed to Amazon. If I can get something on Amazon that I can’t get anywhere else, that’s fine. But I am trying to change my habits to make Amazon a last resort when I’m book-shopping. I can get e-books for my Ipad from B&N.
David O. Stewart

Barnes & Noble: Taking on Amazon in the fight of its life – :: Future of 
By Steffen Konrath
New York Times :: Inside the great publishing houses — grand names like Macmillan, Penguin and Random House — there is a sense of unease about the long-term fate of Barnes & Noble, the last major bookstore chain standing. First,…
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Can Apple, Samsung, and Amazon Make Google Irrelevant in Mobile?
Motley Fool
While industry leaks had long painted’s (Nasdaq: AMZN ) Kindle Fire as a success — reports had put Amazon at producing 5 million through the end of 2011 — industry researchers are starting to see concrete evidence of its success.

The Huge Problem With Ultrabooks
Ask to find you an Ultrabook and you’ll get results for “MacBook Air,” “netbook,” and “zenbook.” The e-tailer doesn’t classify ultrabooks as a distinct category, and that’s despite Intel claims of 75 ultrabook designs on the way from Asus, 

Amazon drives enterprise cloud
By Alex Kayle, Senior portals journalist Amazon Web Services (AWS), the public cloud business, has released an enterprise cloud storage service that can be used by companies’ on-premise applications, DatacenterDynamics reports.

A California Pelican Bay Prison Story Series on Amazon Kindle by Glenn Langohr 
PR Web (press release)
A California Pelican Bay Prison Story series by Glenn Langohr is near the top in it’s category on Amazon and sheds light on some of the reasons behind the current prison hunger strike. Author and Producer Phillip Doran called it, “A raw, 

Author Finds Life and Meaning During Around-the-World Travels
Educator and author Hoover Liddell believes his book can do the same.  iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, 

Author Nicki D. Casterline Pens Charming New Children’s Book 
ABOUT: Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co, LLC provides book publishing, book marketing, and e-Book services to over 10000 writers around the world,…

Apple and China – time for a new PR strategy?
BBC News
To be fair to Apple, it has for some years been publishing annual reports detailing the inspections it carries out at its suppliers, and this year it has released a list naming the companies. But the latest audit shows that at 93 factories, 

Samhain Publishing Authors Experience Best-Selling Success in Increasing Numbers
PR Web (press release)
Regular appearances on NYT eBook and USA Today bestseller lists tell the story of rising sales for Samhain Publishing. At Samhain, we’ve developed many successful promotional efforts and have a robust distribution strategy for our books, certainly.

Local black history photo book to publish during Black History Month
Corpus Christi Caller Times
6 with the publication of “African Americans in Corpus Christi.” Release of the photo chronicle was timed to coincide with Black History Month, which begins Wednesday. It’s being marketed by ArcadiaPublishing Co. as part of the company’s Images of 

Change in reading is inevitable with technological advancements
MU The Parthenon
This is a decisive moment in the industry of book publishing. As the previous titans of the book publishing industry declare bankruptcy and cease to exist, one can see many things will, and are, changing the way we read books.

Julie just shakes her head at me on many of the things I do, and with some of my Christmas rituals and actions there is probably much justification. As many of you know, the Christmas season is my most favorite of the year and I cannot get it going 
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January 29, 2012

Oxford University Press completes 100 years in India
PTI Kolkata: With a series of new publishing initiatives, which includes releasing of Jim Corbett’s unpublished writings, the Oxford University Press (OUP) is celebrating 100 years of operations in India this year. “As a department of the University of 
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MIDEM: Sweden’s STIM reveals indie publishing rights portal
Sweden-based music rights organisation STIM today revealed WOI – a new portal for multi-territorial composition rights licensing for independent publishers. The WOI portal is billed by STIM as a “smart solution to collectively provide better 
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Amazon seller caught bribing people to post fake reviews
A seller on has been caught bribing its customers to post fake reviews. In return for a positive review, the seller would purportedly give the customer a refund in the form of a ‘rebate’ for their purchase. According to the New York Times, 
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Amazon Kindle Fire’s Apple-like blitz scorches Samsung
Android Apps Appolicious
Amazon’s Kindle Fire fourth quarter sales threw Samsung Galaxy into a pyre, as Android-based tabs made their moves against the dominant Apple iPad. Strategy Analytics reported that that 27 million units of tabs shipped in the fourth quarter.
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The Ecommerce Revolution Is All About You
Personal recommendations have always been a part of ecommerce, but there has been little innovation since Amazon introduced retail and product personalization 10 years ago. But with the increasing mountains of data at digital retailers’ fingertips, 
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‘Price-check’ apps assist customers
The News Journal
One of the best known is Amazon Price Check, which allows a customer to point a smart-phone camera at a product’s bar code. It will show the price online — notably on Amazon, if it’s something the online retail giant carries. If the location device is 
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How to draw horses: Richardton artist begins children’s book series
Dickinson Press
Rockeman is encouraged by the feedback she is receiving from book sales. “I’m really so touched — I never expected what has happened from October to January,” she said. Rockeman recently signed with an agent from Cornerstone Literary, 

Book, Durham exhibit feature Omaha fashion illustrator
Lincoln Journal Star
Another piece of the exhibit is tied to the textiles, clothing and design department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which will be the recipient of a scholarship in Mitchell’s name funded by sales of her book. Mitchell visited the department’s 

Book number 20 made me a fortune
Irish Independent
When she discovered The Muppets’ creator Jim Henson was visiting Chicago, she self-published herbooks on Amazon to raise enough money for the petrol to make the round trip. She had aimed to raise a few hundred dollars. She ended up raising $2.5m.

Posted: 8 minutes ago
Comic Book Resources
With new writer Joshua Williamson on board for “Voodoo” #5, I decided to give the book another try. In “Voodoo” #5, Voodoo is on the verge of completing her mission when she’s intercepted by a Daemonite in disguise. Williamson throws a lot of what 

58th Annual Winter Antiques Show in New York finishes first week with strong sales
Art Daily
Other sales highlights include a remarkably preserved 17th c. English needlework casket depicting scenes from the Book of Esther at Elliott and Grace Snyder, and a Jean Baptiste Jacques Augustin miniature of Ferdinand of Orleans, the Duke of Chartres 

Find variety of used books at gift shop
Springfield News-Leader
The occasional warm, winter days remind us of spring, and that reminds us of the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. Yes, it’s coming: April 24-29 at Remington’s. You can’t wait that long for quality, like-new, bargain-priced books?

Learn about Wagoner history at book signing
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
“They tell the story,” she says in referring to the many photographs in the book. Copies will be forsale during the event. The library will be adding it to its collection. Local histories such as this are favorites with many who do research in the 

In Rochester This Weekend, A Few Good Sales
Today starts the Great Everything Sale at the Community House; the winter Used Book Sale is ongoing at the library. By Brittney Moody The Friends of the Library group holds a used book store three times a year. The group sells thousands of donate books 

Improving Your own Book Sales | Sites
By far, the particular biggest concern of any writer (published or alternatively unpublished) has been capable to be able to strengthen book sales. Yes you every…/improving-your-own-book-sales/
War Horse film boosts book sales | Daily Magazine, Hot and Spicy 
727e1 58131835 warhorse464 War Horse film boosts book sales War Horse is a story of a plantation horse, Joey, who gets distant from his owners and ends…/war-horse-film-boosts-book-sales/
What Are You Missing? January 15-28 | Antenna
By Christine Becker
Tablet and e-reader sales are soaring, and about one-third of Americans own some form of e-reader now. And while e-book sales growth has been slower than many predicted, e-book lending is surging. While this seems to spell death for 
Market a Book | Sales
I have an author whom I want to get some books sold for. I need a marketing plan for her websites, and her books. We are not exactly sure how to go about. – New Projects
Samantha McFerrin: Picture Books
By Martha Brockenbrough
The market today is tough for picture booksSales are lower, there are fewer brick-and-mortar stores, school and library budgets have shrunk, there are fewer librarians and less reading time in class. What’s more, there’s more competition for 
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small dead animals: Arizona Earlier This Week: An Important Lesson 
By Robert
Arizona Earlier This Week: An Important Lesson for GOP Leaders. Governor Jan Brewer’s book, Scorpions for Breakfast, has seen a 2.2 Million Percent increase in sales at since her confrontation with El Messiah at the airport.
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I predict a sell out of this gaming technology book within hours of store
“With the release of Sage Newball’s new gaming technology book, we’re going to see record traffic levels,” said Didomenico Levitt, internet marketing manager of Coretta Claybon INC Publishers, “and strong traffic means strong sales.” Indeed 
The Science and Technology of…
Sunday Salon: The Great Cull « Shelf Love
By Teresa
I have been thinking it would be smart to make a list of books I can’t get at the library, so I’ll know what I’m on the hunt for when I go to book sales. Sometimes I do buy books thinking my library doesn’t have them only to find out that it does.
Shelf Love
Selling In A Skirt Elevates Training for Saleswomen and Salesmen
By Pierre DeBois
More women are entering the sales ranks. But some of the glass ceiling issues that occur in corporate America exists for professional sales as well. Hoberman, a sales strategy consultant based near Houston, Texas, crafted a short book meant 
Small Business News, Tips, Advice…
By admin
Being an avid reader makes you a great candidate for an online book dealer. Passion requires you to go anywhere such as books fairs, garage sales and bookstores to find that book or books the customer desires. Note: you can become a 
Family Money Management
Book Revew: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Sales people loved me. I learned from the book that when Steve Jobs unveiled new product, he would flash an image on the screen of two streets coming together. One of the streets was named Humanities and the other Technology. The streets were named for 

Getting the words out: How authors promote their books
Houston Chronicle (blog)
The book has received attention from, Elle magazine and Scientific American, and Sukel is writing a piece for CNN about her research. “Whether that’s going to translate to book sales,” she says, “I don’t know. It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

Houston Chronicle (blog)

Business Insider
More women are entering the sales ranks. But some of the glass ceiling issues that occur in corporate America exists for professional sales as well. Hoberman, a sales strategy consultant based near Houston, Texas, crafted a short book meant to 

Patrick McMullan book signing in Huntington
Explore LI > Shopping Shop Talk Style and sample sales, fashion and fun. Content Preview Newsday 7 day/Optimum Online ® subscribers click here for full access Not a Newsday or Optimum Online ® subscriber? Click here Patrick McMullan book signing in

Michael Gross: One for the books
Crain’s New York Business
Best I could tell, there’s only one traditional bookshop left below 96th Street on the allegedly intellectual West Side—the Barnes & Noble near Zabar’s. I closed my eyes while passing the Century 21 where another bookstore used to be.

BARNES & NOBLE | Cat Scratch Fever – A Bubba the Monster 
Available in: NOOK Book (eBook). Bubba the Monster Hunter returns in a love story for the ages! Okay, not really. But there are big guns, bar fights, cheap…/1108427264?…
Mordant Mordecai – The Barnes & Noble Review
Mordecai Richler was born on this day in 1931. In Richler’s breakthrough novel, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, young Duddy cuts his entrepreneurial…/6781
BARNES & NOBLE | Covet (Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance 
Available in: NOOK Book (eBook). They’ve burned for each other for two years, the forbidden attraction between them growing each night. Now resisting the…/1108303318
Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most  – Barnes & Noble
The ability to speak multiple unrelated foreign languages fluently counts among a short list of showstopping talents, like the ability to play a Bach fugue or fly a…s…/6719
2012 Newbery Award Winning Books – Barnes & Noble Book Clubs
Monday, the American Library Association announced 18 different awards relating to youth literature, including the coveted Newbery Award for excellence in…/1278431
Barnes & Noble Looks To Expand Nook Sales Overseas: Bloomberg 
1-27-12- According to an inside Bloomberg source, Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) is working on a deal to sell its Nook digital product in stores outside US for the…/331-barnes-noble-looks-expand-nook-sales…
Barnes & Noble: The giant that put many bookseller… – Silobreaker
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Barnes & Noble Putting The ‘Final Touches’ On Its Next Big E-reader 
Barnes & Noble Putting The ‘Final Touches’ On Its Next Big E-reader (BKS): The New York Times ext has a.…/Barnes-Noble-Putting-The-Final-Tou…

On the Bookshelf: A look at what Taryn Rice is reading
Bowling Green Daily News
Currently pursuing her master’s degree at WKU, Rice also has a full schedule as the head cashier atBarnes & Noble and the weekend manager at Riverview at Hobson Grove. Being employed atBarnes & Noble, Rice says co-workers and customers are always 

Barnes & Noble: The giant that put many booksellers out of business
Economic Times
Running this sprint was, of all companies, Barnes & Noble, the giant that helped put so many independent booksellers out of business and that now finds itself locked in the fight of its life. What its engineers dreamed up was the Nook, 

Restaurant inspections | PUBLIC RECORDS | Jan. 9 to Jan. 13
Evansville Courier & Press
Barnes & Noble, 624 S. Green River Road, no violations. Christ the King School, 3101 Bayard Park Drive, no violations. Culver Family Learning Center, 1301 Judson St., no violations. Daniel Wertz School, 1701 S. Red Bank Road, no violations.

Their View: NMSU group claims its speech is being violated
Las Cruces Sun-News
We have maintained a frequent presence outside the Barnes & Noble bookstore on campus over this time, utilizing signs and pamphlets, and have repeatedly had the police called on us for doing so; we have also used sidewalk chalk, a medium of expression 

Wine magazine will cease publication after 35 years
Boston Herald
Borders and Barnes & Noble carried the publication, while some 100 upscale hotels stocked guest rooms with free copies. But circulation and ad sales began to slide as the Web and the wine industry’s consolidation cut into business.

Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty – The Barnes & Noble Review
At first glance, Diane Williams appears to be the love child of Donald Barthelme and Kathy Acker. At second glance, she resembles the adopted daughter of…/6717
Spring: A Novel – The Barnes & Noble Review
Insecurity and uncertainty rule the day in David Szalay’s third novel, Spring , which zeroes in on an uneasy, fledgling relationship between two woefully…/6641
David Lodge, On & Off Campus – The Barnes & Noble Review
The British novelist David Lodge was born on this day in 1935. Lodge is a retired English professor, many of his books based on his twenty-seven years at the…/6783
The Nook Tablet by Barnes & Noble – Houston Technology 
Grab a Starbucks and catch up with your favorite book, magazine or television drama with Barnes & Noble popular Nook Tablet. I absolutely love the.…/the-nook-tablet-by-barnes-noble-revie…
Business, Barnes & Noble In Talks To Sell Nook Products In U.K. 
Bloomberg, citing a source, reported that Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) is in talks with the U.K.’s Waterstones Booksellers to sell Nook digital devices outside the…/barnes–noble-in-talks-to-sell-nook-produc…
New Barnes & Noble Nook Coming In Spring – The Digital Reader
Barnes & Noble is trying to strike at Amazon with another device. At its labs in Silicon Valley last week, engineers were putting final touches on their fifth…/new-barnes-noble-nook-comin…
Barnes & Noble, Taking On Amazon in the Fight of Its Life – Digg
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Barnes and Noble Negotiates Deal to Sell Nook Devi… – Silobreaker
Bloomberg News reports that Barnes & Noble Inc. is negotiating a deal to sell its Nook devices in stores outside the United States for the first time, according to a…
Barnes & Noble Nook eReader alongside 3G – Nook Color Wi-Fi 
Barnes & Noble Introduced the tablet such as Nook color with a particular Android-based OS in return with regard to October. Nook color competes with the iPad…/barnes-noble-nook-ereader-alongside-3g-nook-c…
Barnes & Noble, Taking On Amazon in the Fight of Its Life – One 
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Book Chase: As Barnes & Noble Goes, So Goes the Future of 
By Sam Sattler
Not all that long ago, I was able to choose between buying a a recently published book from Barnesand Noble, B. Dalton, Borders, Book Stop, Crown Books, and even a handful of really good, but much smaller, booksellers. Now there are just 
Book Chase
New Barnes & Noble Nook Coming In Spring | Mike Cane’s xBlog
By mikecane
Barnes & Noble is trying to strike at Amazon with another device. At its labs in Silicon Valley last week, engineers were putting final touches on their fifth e-reading device, a product that executives said would be released sometime this spring.
Mike Cane’s xBlog
Barnes and Noble Negotiates Deal to Sell Nook Devices Abroad 
By Rebecca Fenton
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Barnes & Noble, Taking On Amazon in the Fight of Its Life 
As Barnes & Noble fights for its future, the publishing industry is holding its breath.
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Kindle Sales Growing Faster Than The Nook’s | TechCrunch
By Anthony Ha
Barnes & Noble may be challenging Amazon’s dominance of the e-book world, but Kindle sales are still growing faster than the Nook’s — at least if you connect the dots between some of the numbers included in a recently-published article by 
Why the question is when and not if Barnes and Noble will file for 
By Raz Godelnik
“Mr. Lynch says Barnes & Noble stores will endure. The idea that devices like the Nook, Kindle and Apple iPad will make bookstores obsolete is nonsense, he says.” – It’s a 3-page article, yet you won’t find there a word of explanation from CEO 
Eco-Libris blog
RCC now offers book rental | Rogue Byline
By Megan Davis
In several interviews, students said other ways they are saving money on textbooks are through additional outside sources such as, Barnes and Noble, and These companies offer textbook rentals as wellas 
Rogue Byline
Hot Spots for Cold Weather
By Carmina
BARNES AND NOBLE-coffee, tea, smoothies, baked goods. cafe setting within a book paradise, relaxing place to read and sip a hot beverage. 1739 Olentangy River Road Columbus, OH (LennoxBarnes and Noble). 3280 Tremont Road 
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Barnes & Noble, Taking On Amazon in the Fight of Its Life | www 
By marketmaker
Barnes & Noble shares are taking a hit Wednesday morning after this morning unveiled a set of aggressively priced new additions to its line of Kindle e-Book readers, creating tough new competition for the Barnes & Noble line of – Market News & Analysis
Kellie Pickler In-Store CD Signing In Kennesaw, GA | Music News 
By Dan Harr
NASHVILLE, TN – Stella Parton Book Signing/ Meet & Greet Jan 28 2012 11:00 AM to Jan 28 2012 02:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt University, 2501 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 
Music News Nashville

Barnes & Noble, Taking On Amazon in the Fight of Its Life – NYTimes 
Holding the fate of American book publishing in your hands is quite another. But William J. Lynch Jr., the C.E.O. of the company, says he is up for the battle.…/barnes-noble-taking-on-amazon-in-the-f…

Publisher Forced to Give Up Plan to Publish Excerpts from Mein Kampf
American University Intellectual Property Brief
Perhaps in anticipation of this, British publisher Peter McGee sought to publish a magazine that included excerpts from Mein Kampf along with scholarly commentary. McGee regularly publishes magazines containing excerpts from newspapers from the 30’s 

Express publisher Freels retiring after nearly 50 years in newspapers
Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News
Larry Freels became publisher of the Kirksville Daily Express in Aug. 1990. Freels announced he will retire Tuesday after nearly 22 years with the Daily Express and almost 50 in the newspaper business. George Wriedt has been named the general manager 

The book store’s last stand
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Several iterations later, the Nook and, by extension, Barnes & Noble, at times seem the only things standing between traditional book publishers and oblivion. Inside the great publishing houses — grand names like Macmillan, Penguin and Random House 

Tips to Self-Promote yourself as an Indie Author
Good E-Reader (blog)
By Michael Kozlowski Independent writers and authors have a mountain to climb to see their books climb up the sales charts of various self-publishing companies. It sometimes feel like you have to be a jack of all trades in order to write the book, 

selfpublishing | TechCrunch
In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Although the jury is still out on my selfpublished
Adventures in SelfPublishing, Chapter 7: Designing the Cover of 
This series highlights aspects of my experience selfpublishing The Alexandria Project. If you’d like to read the book this series is based on, you can read the first…
Library hosts ‘Secrets to selfpublishing‘ – Darien News
William Edgerton, who selfpublished his mystery novel “Wine Killer”; Sandy Garnett, aselfpublished book designer and author of the memoir “Baloney…/Library-hosts-Secrets-to-self-p…
Profit Difference- Publisher or Self Published? – Book Blogs
What is the Authors profit difference between going with a publishing house vs. self publishing? Which do you prefer and why? Thank you! K Wheelwright http……/profit-difference-publisher-or-self-pub…
Successful SelfPublishing Collection –
There are more options than ever to produce your work and make it available for sale-without assistance or approval from a publisher. New online services can…/successful-self-publishing-colle…

Life After Laurels: A Poet Reflects
After self-publishing, I was at a loss a bit, but recently some wonderful favors have been bestowed upon me. First, three of my more recent poems will be published in the Benicia “First Tuesday Poets” anthology, forthcoming in February sometime, 
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Why Every Entrepreneur Should SelfPublish a Book «
By Rufus
Here’s the link to James’ post, if you want to comment to him directly, I’d be interested in the opinions of those here; Lars, Rich, David (any others?)
Start Here: How to Get Your Book Published | Jane Friedman
By Jane Friedman
Typically, writers who get frustrated by the endless process of submission and rejection often look to selfpublishing for satisfaction. Why waste countless months or years trying to please this or that picky agent/editor when you can easily get 
Jane Friedman
By Elizabeth Spann Craig/Riley Adams
20 things you need to know before you selfpublish @guardian. Round out your characters with contradictions: @dirtywhitecandy. Make an Image become a Symbol: Will an agent ever 
Mystery Writing is Murder
Things We Saw Today: Batman As A Disney Princess | The Mary Sue
By Jill Pantozzi
A pretty huge announcement from the digital comic publisher Graphicly this week that should excite indie creators. “The Graphicly platform offers automated selfpublishing by converting, distributing and promoting image-based digital content 
The Mary Sue
Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29 | Center for Online 
By cmkraut
Skype is great, but let’s work harder to build video chat into the LMS. #; Great info for anyone who’s ever thought about self publishing #; What makes a good course “good?” Join us to learn how to 
Center for Online & Blended Learning
The Official SCBWI Conference Blog: Jean Feiwel: Children’s Books 
By Cuppa Jolie
How viable are publishers? Jean agrees with the other panelist on the importance of publishers. She said that not everyone is going to be published. For those books that can’t be placed, selfpublishingis an option. “This is a best-seller 
The Official SCBWI Conference Blog
Adam Croft: How to sell over 130000 selfpublished e-books 
By Chris Meadows
GenCon panel: Michael Stackpole on selfpublishing in a post-paper world. 1352 readersThis is my coverage of Michael Stackpole’s presentation on how writers can take advantage of the e-publishing revolution. Stackpole does charge for 
Workflow: ePub
Jeffrey Beesler’s World of the Scribe: Letting Go
By Jeffrey Beesler
And of course, there’s always the go-it-alone method of selfpublishing. Never has it been a better time to be an author, I think with these various venues in which to pursue publishing. Yet in spite of it all, sometimes there is a struggle within us.
Jeffrey Beesler’s World of the Scribe
Spry Fox sues 6waves Lolapps over Triple Town iOS clone
Inside Social Games
Indie developer Spry Fox has filed suit against developer-publisher 6waves Lolapps in Seattle, WA district court, alleging that the company deliberately cloned Spry Fox’s Triple Town even as discussions continued between the two companies to publish 

Free Digital Marketing Session Planned for Closets Expo
The special session will be presented by Steve Reiss, vice president and publishing director of Vance Publishing Corporation of Lincolnshire, IL. Reiss will discuss how closet and cabinet professionals, as well as industry suppliers, can leverage the 

Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #16 — The Book Designer
By Joel Friedlander
Sylvia Liu presents The Future of Publishing: a Report from the Year 2026 posted at Sylvia Liu Land, saying, “2011 was a big year for ebooks and electronic publishing. What’s in store for 2012? Who knows, but here’s a report from 2026 about 
The Book Designer
Publishing and the Early Career Classicist « rogueclassicism
By rogueclassicist
This collection is based on presentations given at a half-day workshop held at the Institute of Classical Studies in May 2011. It is aimed at those approaching the end of, or who have recently received, their PhDs, and who would like some 
Could LexisNexis and Thomson Reuter legal publishing model go 
By Kevin O’Keefe
Tim Worstall (@worstall), a fellow at the Adam Institute in London, predicts in Forbes that Elsevier’spublishing model might be about to go up in smo.
Real Lawyers Have Blogs
Elsevier’s Publishing Model Might be About to Go Up in Smoke
Academic publishing is a very good game indeed if you can manage to get into it. As the publisherthe work is created at the expense of others, for free to you. There are no advances, no royalties, to pay. The editing, the checking, the decisions Science & Technology…
Publishing Talks interview with Carl Lennertz re World Book Night 
By (WritersCast)
Publishing Talks host David Wilk interviews Carl Lennertz Director of World Book Night in the USA, a major effort to increase reading and literacy by giving away books.
IBooks Author: Here Comes Apple – The Publishing  – Dr. Chuck
By Charles Severance
While everyone else was writing “me too” columns critical of the license agreement, I was busily downloading the software, converting my Sakai book to iBooks Author, getting an iTunes Connect Account, figuring out iTunes Publisher, and 
Dr. Chucks Blog
Maddie James. The Quest. Edgewater, FL: Resplendence Publishing
By Eileen McGrath
Edgewater, FL: Resplendence Publishing, 2010. This third novel in The Legend of Blackbeard’s Chalice series finds Jackson Porter traveling through time to fulfill his mother’s dying wish–that he search for what is rightfully his. His quest takes 
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group’s Online Platform
By Yamaguchi The website for the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, which consists of the following imprints: Knopf, Doubleday, Vintage Anchor, Pantheon, Pantheon Graphic Novels, Nan A. Talese, Everyman’s Library, and 
52 Projects
That the Washington Post Published and Kept on Publishing David 
By J. Bradford DeLong
Paul Krugman: >Austerity Memories: A further thought on the observation that Britain’s slump has now gone on longer than the slump in the 1930s: it’s worth remembering the rapturous reception the Cameron austerity program received here, 
Brad DeLong
Dave Duncan’s New Novel, “Against the Light”, Released by 
By Richard Curtis
…a trail-blazing reprinter of out-of-print genre and general fiction and nonfiction by leading authors. Our books are available in all e-book formats and paperback. Read the latest publishing news and provocative blogs by top commentators in 
Publishing In the 21st Century
The e-text revolution Apple bites into the core of the school textbook monopoly
That option will end up costing a student about $50 – one-fourth of the publisher’ssuggested retail price. It’s the choice of about 75 percent of my students. Why didn’t most of the students choose the electronic version of the text?
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Open house slated Thursday
Mohave Valley News
BULLHEAD CITY — News West Publishing, the parent company of the Mohave Valley Daily News, will hold a public open house Thursday at its newly opened facility on Miracle Mile in Bullhead City. The open house is scheduled from 4 to 6 pm Thursday.
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Sharing ‘Titanic’ tales
Hudson Hub-Times
Photo By Special to Record Publishing Co.Rob Catalano, left, portrays Charles H. Lightoller, the highest ranking surviving officer of the RMS Titanic, in 1990. by Laura Freeman | Reporter Hudson — On April 15, 1912, the Royal Mail Ship RMS Titanic 
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Calendar cat ‘Zach is back’
Delmarva Now
AMANDA RIPPEN WHITE/THE DAILY TIMES The 4-year-old Salisbury cat, selected by a New Yorkpublisher for the 2012 “America’s Favorite Cat Calendar,” disappeared from his owner’s Pemberton Drive residence before the calendar was published and was presumed 
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Amazon merchant caught offering compensation for user reviews of 
By Chris Meadows
(Amazon declined to comment why it nonetheless took a query from the New York Times to get them to act on the matter.) Of course, this isn’t the first time fake reviews have come to light on Amazon. Earlier this month we posted about a book 
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HCG Diet Book Created by True Experts with Over 4000 HCG Diet Patients 
WebWire (press release)
HCG Diet Secrets, created by the Austin, Texas-based leading medical weight loss clinic with over 4000 HCG Diet patients, is releasing on in early February 2012. HCG Diet Secrets, created by the Austin, Texas-based leading medical weight 
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Programmable Web: Best New Mashups: Book Mashups using Freebase, Google Maps 
NewsFactor Network
In addition we’ve rounded up a couple of standard book search and recommendation applications. Some of the popular APIs used include Google Maps and Amazon. Small Demons – Suppose someone took every meaningful detail from all the books you love.
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Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Tipping Point” Outselling Nearest Competitors by Over 
Business 2 Community
By David Mercer, Published January 29, 2012 Do a search on Amazon for books on advertising, and it’s no surprise that Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Tipping Point” shows up first. It’s been a smash hit for quite some time now – around ten years and counting.

‘Tender Hour’ an inside look at publishing of decades past
By Gaylord Dold Now that American publishing is dominated by anonymously gigantic international conglomerates, and now that Amazon threatens to monopolize the terms of the book trade and any knucklehead with a laptop can call himself an author,
State Book Award finalists named
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Twenty-four judges met Saturday afternoon to choose the finalists for this year’s Minnesota BookAwards. There were lots of familiar names on the list, which was studded with many past winners and past nominees — Joyce Sidman, Pete Hautman, 
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Book Review: The Third Round (A Bulldog Drummond Adventure) [Audiobook 
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The character was so popular that the first book was quickly and successfully adapted for the stage while its author became the highest paid short story writer of the 1920s. Bulldog first came to the silent movie screen in 1923, 
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Guest Column: How to make Rockford an e-book leader
Rockford Register Star
By David H. Rothman My sister resisted e-books for years before the gizmos and book selections improved. Now Dorothy blows up the “type” on her iPad screen, reads faster and enjoys it more. Twenty-nine percent of Americans already own e-book-capable 
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Book Review: The Original Sam McCain Mysteries by Ed Gorman
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The books, while remaining great mysteries and giving a long overdue update to the genre, are humorous and Sam’s dialogue is as sharp and cynical as Philip Marlowe’s. The mysteries are as puzzling as anything in the genre, the characters are very real 

UFC on FOX 2 results: Cautious Evans shuts out Davis, books grudge match with
CHICAGO – Rashad Evans will indeed face Jon Jones, but he’ll enter the matchup on a somewhat lackluster win. To be fair, the former champ shut out a previously undefeated contender in Phil Davis, but the bout lacked the sizzle one might have hoped for 

Books In Balance Savvy Accountant Saves Restaurants Thousands of Dollars on 
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Books In Balance, a provider of tax, payroll, bookkeeping, and accounting services to the restaurant industry, has saved their clients tens of thousands of dollars by knowing which tips are taxed and which aren’t. Are tips subject to tax?

Comic book legend Stan Lee talks about his career
PARK CITY, UTAH (ABC 4 News) –He’s the man behind Spider-Man, the X-Men, Captain America, and the Hulk, but Stan Lee, the comic book legend, says he saw little value in his work in the early years of his career. Stan Lee was in Park City for Slamdance, 

Awards show off the best in kids’ books
Indianapolis Star
Jack Gantos won the Newbery Medal, which goes to the best book, for his semi-autobiographical novel, “Dead End in Norvelt,” aimed at readers ages 10 to 14. It’s set in Gantos’ former hometown of Norvelt, Pa., which was begun by the federal government 

4 Doctor Who Stories Ripped From History Books – Mental Floss
By Calli Arcale
4 Doctor Who Stories Ripped From History Books Earlier this week, we looked at Doctor Who episodes inspired by current events. But far more stories came from the pages of history books.

Licking County reveals top books, picks
The Newark Advocate
Like most library systems, the Licking County Library tries to provide its patrons with the most popular books, music and movies. But some items just don’t stay on the shelves for long, Director Babette Wofter said. Some readers are attracted to a 

On Books: Stories in ‘Inside Alzheimer’s’ help caregivers connect with loved ones
Anderson Independent Mail
Author Nancy Pearce appreciates these feelings, but urges caregivers to find new ways to connect in her book “Inside Alzheimer’s: How to Hear and Honor Connections with a Person who has Dementia.” The author will lead a workshop for caregivers in 

High-Schoolers Create Community Book Club
The Ledger
HAINES CITY HIGH SCHOOL International Baccalaureate students, from left, Monica Torres-Coyt, 17, Isabella Coterillo, 18, Jasmine Lewis, 18, Enoc Cruz, 17, Maya Reid, 18, and Alyssia Tatum, 18, display the book “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” by Zora 

Banning books is a sin: Chetan Bhagat
Times of India
KOLKATA: Opining that banning books is a sin, popular novelist Chetan Bhagat on Sunday said people should appreciate the diversity of opinion in our society. “Different people have different views. We must appreciate that. Nothing is absolute in this 

Amazon: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People eBook just $.99
By Melody
Amazon has the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey (Kindle edition) available for just $.99. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe you can even download these ebooks to your PC or Smartphone? I have.
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Amazon Deal: Bakugan Dragonoid Destroyer $19.99 (down from 
By I am THAT lady: Rebekah
It looks like you can actually find this cheaper at Walmart for only $10.00 – Thanks Jessica! Right now on Amazon you can get this Bakugan Dragonoid.
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Icelandic Author Tops Amazon’s Kindle List
The Hitman’s Guide to Housecleaning (10 ráð til að hætta að drepa fólk og byrja að vaska upp) by Icelandic author Hallgrímur Helgason, who wrote 101 Reykjavík, recently topped Amazon Kindle’s bestseller lists for thrillers in the UK.

Student receives free cocaine with Amazon textbook order
A US university student discovered a package of cocaine in a pre-owned textbook she bought from online retailer Sophia Stockton, a junior at Mid-America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas, ordered a textbook called Terrorism: Challenges, 

Harry Potter author JK Rowling settles dispute with sacked agent who 
Daily Mail
By Mail On Sunday Reporter Harry Potter author JK Rowling has settled a long-running dispute with the agent who discovered her. Christopher Little, who spotted the potential of her first manuscript after she had been rejected by a number of publishers,
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Daily Mail
German author’s collection racked with ‘Guilt,’ keen observation
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Ladies and gentlemen, meet Ferdinand von Schirach, a German writer who could swap stories with both the author of “The Stranger” and “The Fall” and the fictional detective of “Law & Order.” A longtime criminal defense attorney in Berlin, von Schirach’s 
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Greenburgh Author Earns Lifetime Achievement Award
The Daily Greenburgh
by Andrew Meola (email) 1 hour 8 min ago GREENBURGH, NY – Greenburgh resident and authorVicki Cobb will soon receive a lifetime achievement award for her work. Cobb will travel to Vancouver on Feb. 16 to receive the award from the American Association 
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‘Taken’ author will speak Feb. 1
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
In “Taken” (Putnam, $26.95), author Robert Crais puts private eye Elvis Cole and his former Marine sidekick Joe Pike back to work in a dangerous case. Cole goes undercover to find a couple snatched by border bandits. When Cole disappears, too, 
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Local author’s book to be shown as movie on ABC
Glens Falls Post-Star
During the filming, the co-authors kept in touch. “Everything that I knew was going on was sort of vicariously through my agent or mostly through Mike, who was calling me from the set because he was a technical advisor and producer,” Layden said.

Cleveland author plans book tour
Youngstown Vindicator
The author, a National Book Award finalist for “Among the Missing,” also won critical acclaim for his novels “Await Your Reply” and “You Remind Me of Me.” His stories are described as haunting, suspenseful tales of characters who are lost, fragile, 

Author to sign new book on Civil War
Salisbury Post
Showalter will be the guest author at the Literary Bookpost Saturday Salon on Feb. 4, 1-3 pm During the Salon, Showalter will hold a meet and greet with attendees while discussing and signing copies of “Butternut Tears.” The Civil War involved great 

Salisbury Post
Book and author events calendar for Jan. 29, 2012
Richmond Times Dispatch
Junior Book & Author Event – Guest author Graham Salisbury hosted by the Junior League of Richmond, 7 pm at Oates Theater, Collegiate School, 103 N. Mooreland Road. $10 in advance, $15 at door. “The Baker’s Daughter” by Sarah McCoy 

Local author deals with tragedy
Eau Claire native Jane Jonas wrote “Upside Down” after her husband was killed by a truck while jogging in Eau Claire. Most people cannot imagine losing a close loved one like a husband, let alone keeping the painful experience alive long enough to 

Local authors to sign at Hastings
The Spokesman Review
Coeur d’Alene author Cora Cole will be at the Veradale Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave., from 2 to 6 pm to sign copies of her book “The Adventures of Angel Skylet and Clarence Cloudy.” The children’s book tells the story of Angel and Clarence, 

Iranian author to publish travelogue on South Korea
Iran Book News Agency
Tehran Times: The first travelogue on South Korea written by an Iranian is soon to be published in the country. Iranian writer and translator Puneh Nedaii has brought together her nine trips to South Korea in the collection she has named “Land of 

Interview with inspirational poet Jeff Bethke author Sex, Marriage and 
Washington Times
Mark Driscoll, a well-known pastor and author. Driscoll’s book on marriage (Real Marriage), in fact, prompted Bethke to compose his recently-released poem, “Sex, Marriage, & Fairytales.” Quickly growing in YouTube hits, this poem is also insightful, 

Washington Times
Q&A with Joshilyn Jackson, author of ‘A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty’
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Joshilyn Jackson, who grew up in Florida, has written two books that reached The New York Times’ best-seller list – The Girls Who Stopped Swimming and Backseat Saints. She will sign copies of her latest novel, A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty, at 5 pm Tuesday 

Joe Wikert’s Publishing 2020 Blog: iBooks Author: Appreciating 
Apple’s recent announcement and release of their iBooks Author tool was met with plenty of controversy. This HuffPost article pretty well sums things up.…/ibooks-author-appreciating-apples-inte…

Award-winning author to speak
It’s given by Barbara Kingsolver, a Washington County, Va., author who has attracted her own critical attention for a string of releases. The Bellwether Prize is awarded for the best debut novel that deals with issues of social justice.

Chili author says, ‘I’ll write forever’
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
John Piccarreto started writing Beer Cart Girls Save the World nearly five years ago and got it published in May. The short novel is set in Canandaigua. / MEGAN DAILOR It’s June at Shimmering Lake Golf Club on the shore of Canandaigua Lake, 

Young author Jessica Hurley publishes first book, dreams of studying at Yale
The Grand Rapids Press –
By Pati LaLonde Meet Jessica Hurley, 14, of Essexville, a student at Cramer Junior High School, daughter of Kevin and Ashley Hurley and a published author. The title is “The Dreamer,” with a subtitle of “Where Dreams Become Reality and Reality Becomes 

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Best-selling author of ‘Heaven is for Real’ visits Chesaning
Argus Press
Todd Burpo talks to a crowd at Chesaning Middle School Friday about his son’s experience with heaven in 2003. From left are Sonja and Todd Burpo and Bev and David Kimball. CHESANING — As a New York Times Best-Seller, Colton Burpo’s story about his 

Youth fights disease, writes novel
Moultrie Observer
Heather’s book is available locally at Books & More and online at Barnes & Noble, Tate Publishingand Amazon, and Heather has dedicated the book to other 

Tiny’s tale
Alton Telegraph
After two attempts to contact publishers fell through, Tate Publishing House, a Christian-based publisher in Oklahoma City, showed an interest.

Between the Lines: Jack Parker’s hooked on travel
Sacramento Bee
The books are sold at Barnes & Noble, the Orvis sporting goods store at the Fountains shopping center in Roseville, and at

Book sales aid Haiti recovery
Greenville Daily Reflector
Distributed by Tate Publishing, the paperback book is now available at Barnes & Noble and as well as the publisher’s website.

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Sparks to speak at ULM series
Monroe News Star
He worked at several jobs, writing in the evenings, until Warner Books paid $1 million for his third novel about a notebook. “The Notebook” became an international bestseller and was made into a movie. What followed were 15 novels, including “Message 

John Pulliam: Businesses come and go, some we don’t yet know
Galesburg Register-Mail
Lastly, I hear great reports about Books a Million in Davenport, Iowa, which replaced the now defunct Borders. I haven’t been to the Davenport store yet, although I have shopped at this chain in the South and found it to be very good.

Publishing news & resources – Louise Harnby | Proofreader
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Writing and Publishing News » Blog Archive » Authors, Educate 
Writing and Publishing News. from  The promotion is starting for the new book —Publish YourBook, Proven  He will also, most likely, get this book on Kindle.
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SAS Publishing News – February, 2012
SAS Publishing News · Authorline Archives · SAS Publishing RSS Feeds  Her recently released SAS Press books include Multiple Comparisons and Multiple

Latest Electronic Publishing News | e-Read This
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Latest Electronic Publishing News  Founded in 1881, Bradford Publishing Company is Colorado’s oldest and most trusted publisher of legal information, including legal forms, electronic legal forms, law books, and Colorado statutes. With a 
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Alberta Author Lands 2-Book Publishing Contract (press release)
St. Paul, Canada, January 29, 2012 –(– St. Paul, Alberta author, Eileen Schuh, has signed a 2-book deal with Edmonton publisher, Imajin Books. “The contracts are signed and the advances are in the bank,” Schuh says.

Oxford University Press completes 100 years in India
Business Standard
PTI / Kolkata Jan 29, 2012, 12:54 IST With a series of new publishing initiatives, which includes releasing of Jim Corbett’s unpublished writings, the Oxford University Press (OUP) is celebrating 100 years of operations in India this year.

Publishing industry looks to Barnes & Noble to save it from Amazon’s onslaught
The Verge
By Bryan Bishop on January 29, 2012 01:55 am 0Comments The publishing industry is in the midst of a massive decline, with sales of physical books dropping year after year, and Borders, the second-largest bookstore chain in the US, closing its doors 

Books without borders: Flathead authors find success in e-publishing
Daily Inter Lake
She’s among local writers who have good results from publishing their novels online. Flathead authors Kathy Dunnehoff and Deborah Epperson had few expectations when they placed their books for sale on Amazon’s Kindle bookstore.

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Textbook of the Future: The challenges
ZDNet (blog)
While the textbook publishers enter contracts with schools to replace them periodically with new editions, many systems often struggle to come up with the funds to do so. The Apple iBooks Textbooks sales model as it stands today is designed to benefit 
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Booklovers mourn loss as Manneys set to shut shop forever
Times of India
If earlier it was piracy that was eating into book sales, now the new threat is the internet. Books are being sold cheap through online sites where every sale promises a discount. And e-books are, of course, easier to store.
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Musto: Books correct
Danville News
While Musto on Friday night defended the text series that was brought into question at Thursday night’s school board meeting — five months after the books were put in use in kindergarten through sixth grades — a sales representative for Macmillan 
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Tablet sales boom, but applications lag (blog)
According to a series of studies conducted by the Pew Research Group, nearly a third of all American adults own tablet computers or e-book readers. Pew says holiday gift-giving was responsible for rapid growth in the installed base.
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Amazon accused of bullying small firms and inflating prices
Daily Mail
By Helen Loveless and Martin Delgado Online shopping giant Amazon has been accused of artificially inflating prices by banning firms that trade on its website from selling goods more cheaply elsewhere on the internet. Thousands of shops and small
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Amazon Alerts SC Shoppers About State Sales Tax
WYFF Greenville
CHARLESTON, SC — Amazon customers in South Carolina are starting to receive e-mail notices informing them that they owe the state money. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that the online retail giant is sending out reminders that customers 
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Author Ann Voskamp talks about her book ‘One Thousand Gifts’
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The mail carrier happened to recognize the name of the author as a woman on her route who rarely leaves her farm in southwestern Ontario. The Canadian woman intentionally tries to keep her life the same as it always has been, except for the occasional 
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Westmont author leads rally behind passenger pigeon
Chicago Daily Herald
“There was nothing else like it,” says Joel Greenberg, a Westmont author and consultant on environmental issues. “The bird was unique in the sheer numbers of the population and the aggregations they formed. It just hit you.
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GERSON: The author of nightmares is mortal
North County Times
Joseph Kony, the author of nightmares, remains at large in some jungle camp. He is not a supernatural being. He is human, and thus mortal. It is time to prove it. MICHAEL GERSON writes for the Washington Post Writers Group.
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Amazon merchant caught bribing customers for five-star reviews 
By Jeffrey Hawkins
Amazon merchant caught bribing customers for five-star reviews (Digital Trends) Digital Trends – As reported by the New York Times earlier today, an Amazon merchant known as VIP Deals issued a letter to all customers that purchased the 
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Amazon: Free eBook Downloads | Fabulessly Frugal: Extreme 
By Mavis
Cougar Cub Tales:The Sneezy Wheezy Day By Sharon Cramer Brother Cougar Cub is ill. With the help of sister, they seek the advice of their animal friends.
Fabulessly Frugal: Extreme Couponing…

Amazon Bribing People to Write Good Stuff about Them | TopNews 
By Gunraj Sandhu
Amazon It has been recently revealed in a report that the famous site Amazon has been accused of bribing its customers, so that they write five star reviews for the site. It is undoubtedly one of the best online retail sites, but this allegation of 
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Amazon: Pre-Order Puss in Boots Blu-ray combo pack for $24.99 
By Alyshia
You can pre-order the Puss in Boots (Two-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy) for $24.99 over on Amazon right now, shipped FREE! This movie will be released February 24. If the price goes down before it comes out – Amazon will 
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Amazon Free Download: India’s Summer | A Frugal Chick
By Laura
Amazon Free Download: India’s Summer. by Laura on January 28, 2012. Post image for AmazonFree Download: India’s Summer. This book has a bunch of reviews by celebrities- I have never seen that on Amazon before! I am not sure if that 
A Frugal Chick The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Kindle Edition 
By Michelle Hovestadt The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Kindle Edition $.99 (92% off). Jan2812. January 28, 2012 By Michelle Hovestadt · The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This is a good one; I own this book. Today only, you can pick up 
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Local Teen dedicates first published novel to his 6th grade teacher
When Jacob was almost finished writing the book, a good friend, Wesley, encouraged him to submit it to Tate Publishing. Initially Jacob had his doubts about

Battered but still breathing, LiveJournal soldiers on
For a lot of people, LiveJournal was a first experience with self-publishing on the Web. And at the time, it was enough. There were HTML controls and simple text editors. You could upload photos. There were a handful of preset themes.
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whats next – The Book Marketing Network
By Santonio Thompson
I wrote a great book I can’t afford to self publish and I have no clue how to get it publish.not getting it published is like laying in a graveyard with a mill…
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E-book Internet marketing Raise Your Rates and Market Extra 
By Barbara
E-book Internet marketing Raise Your Rates and Market Extra Here’s how! 2012 January 28. by Barbara. It sounds counterintuitive. Raise the price of your respective products and offer much more of it. But it can be what took place to John 
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Content Marketers: Think Like Steve Harvey | Business 2 Community
By Scott Aughtmon
Women will buy the book to see more of what his advice really is. Men will buy the book to see how he’s really busting them. That’s why I had to blog about this. This movie is a content marketingvehicle for Steve Harvey’s book. What can you 
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Self-publishing can help entrepreneurs self-promote | TeleRead 
By Chris Meadows
On TechCrunch, James Altucher writes that “every entrepreneur should self-publish a book”. He runs through the usual benefits of self-publishing—declining publisher advances, rapidity of going from manuscript to sale, better ability to market
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The Sleep Library: 11 Soothing Books For Bedtime
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Do you toss and turn until you finally sit up and flip on the light? Here are 11 books to get you through the endless, restless hours of the night, if not soothe you back to sleep.
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Judging books by their thickness: ‘Kids won’t read that!’ | TeleRead 
By Chris Meadows
We know you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but what about by its spine? On the Scholastic “On Our Minds” blog, Jessica writes about the.
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Ohio man’s comic books focus on urban farming — City Farmer News
By Michael Levenston
Richmond Heights, Ohio, resident Martinez Garcias has completed four comic books in his “Brink City: Green in the Ghetto” series and will soon begin work on the fifth instalment in the series. Photo by Andy Attina. Brink City will be a 12-part 
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nwhyte: January Books 27) Indian Summer, by Alex von Tunzelmann
By Nicholas
A very readable account of the British withdrawal from India, largely from the point of view of Dickie and Edwina Mountbatten, whose papers are used extensively, though with some effort also made to include the roles of the other key political 
From the Heart of Europe
NJ town sending thousands of books to Zambia | Washington 
By The Associated Press
Approximately 2600 books — which formerly belonged to the Union Beach Memorial Library on Union Street and were donated by the borough last year — are expected to arrive in the nation of Zambia, located in southern Africa, in March.
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Two new books reveal Egyptian revolution
Two new books, one by a seasoned journalist, the other by a young Google executive, explore this pivotal moment in history. Books about the Middle East too often thrust the Western reader into a family quarrel going back centuries — so much history,
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Musto: Books correct
Danville News
By William Bowman LEWISBURG — The player who Joe Susan recruited to Bucknell University more than two decades ago had all the makings of a football coach; he saw it when he coached Greg Schiano at Bucknell and when he coached with him for a decade at 
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ENT books: Downloadable eBooks are all the rage these days
The Sudbury Star
For those of you new to eReading and downloadable devices it goes like this: you can take pretty much any kind of book (fiction, non-fiction, children’s picture book, cookbook) and access it through your computer or downloadable device.
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NJ town making final preparations to send thousands of books to African nation 
The Republic
UNION BEACH, NJ — Nearly 3000 books that once were destined for a recycling bin soon will be making a journey around the world to help those in need. Approximately 2600 books — which formerly belonged to the Union Beach Memorial Library on Union 
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Swords of The Dragon’s Blood is coming booksebookspublishing news
Los Angeles,California,United States of America: Latest breaking news – The 9th book in the vampire series Children of The Dragon will be published in…

Amanda Hocking’s e-books may change face of publishing
Toronto Star
His book Endworlds: Echoes of Worlds Past is sold in three instalments for $7 each. Launched in December on many e-book sites, including Kindle and iTunes, the science fiction series has more than 49000 fans on Facebook. Sales figures won’t be known 
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Twitter Trackbacks for Why Every Entrepreneur Should SelfPublish 
James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and entrepreneur. He is Managing Director of Formula Capital and has written 6 books on investing. His latest book is I Was Blind But Now I See. You can follow him@jaltucher. → Learn 
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How Podcasting Could make Your E-book Marketing and 
By David
These selfpublishing entrepreneurs promote, on standard, under 50 books – total. That is  One example is, here is the hyperlink to a survey we are having to support us have an understanding of the key issues of selfpublished authors: . 3.
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Have We Had Help?: More on Literary Snobs
By Jack Eason
While thanks to small press and selfpublishing, it is true that the vast majority of published authors these days far outweigh the fortunate few, chosen by establishment publishers, rarely if ever will any of the former become successful.” 
Have We Had Help?
A New Platform Comes to Town . . .
By wjw
But if it works, it will be a huge selfpublishing tool. Not just for books, but for other multimedia projects, including (just for an example) alternate reality games. And it may prove a major competitor for, say, Smashwords, who do much the same 
Bangor has just been of corrosive earth to fenny griddler 
The efforts received me a selfpublishing of triangles that i would die. Minutes well coincided to an family. The site indicated no various preparations until the mushrooms, when it succeeded master-planner of 10000 newsletters of open sun 
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Interview: crime book legend Lawrence Block | Crime Fiction Lover
By GuiltyConscience
You’ve recently got into the whole eBook and selfpublishing revolution also. How has that been? Hugely interesting, even exciting. I don’t know where it’s all headed – which gives me something in common with everybody else in the world.
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Amazon Textbook Order Surprise – Student receives free cocaine with book order
By Samantha86 A student in Kansas received a surprise with her order of a textbook from Amazonas she got a packet of cocaine with the textbook. When people order second-hand things, sometimes they come with surprises. Such a surprise was received by a 
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The Bookstore’s Last Stand
New York Times
Holding the fate of American book publishing in your hands is quite another. But William J. Lynch Jr., the CEO of the company, says he is up for the battle.

Elsevier’s Publishing Model Might be About to Go Up in Smoke
Academic publishing is a very good game indeed if you can manage to get into it. As thepublisher the work is created at the expense of others, for free to you. There are no advances, no royalties, to pay. The editing, the checking, the decisions about 
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Publisher’s Pen: State of the County yielded many nuggets
Ridgecrest Daily Independent
By John Watkins It was an interesting night in Bakersfield this past Wednesday at the annual Kern County State of the County dinner. First District Supervisorial candidates were in abundance – in fact they were all there. Dave Freeland, Daures Stephens 
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South Bay author reported kidnapped by Somali pirates – LA Observed
South Bay author reported kidnapped by Somali pirates · Kevin Roderick • January 27 2012 5:23 PM. A website on Somalia news has reported that an author of books on surfing culture has been abducted by pirates interested in ransom.
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Last word for NT author Andrew McMillan | News | NT News | Darwin 
Last word for NT author Andrew McMillan. ALISON BEVEGE and CONOR BYRNE | January 29th, 2012. Andrew McMillan was an anchor for journalists and musicians from around the nation. Picture: DANI GAWLIK. Journalists\’ typewriter 
Local author publishes Kindle edition
The Rolla Daily News
By Staff Reports Local author Melissa Dereberry has released her novel as a Kindle edition on The novel, ‘Somewhere Like Here,’ is a literary mystery set in and around Devil’s Elbow. In the book, after his father dies, English professor 
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Texas author travels the world looking for adventure and herself
by Natalie Tejeda / KENS 5 Award-winning author Lynn Mcleod grew up in Texas, but traveled the world in search of adventure and herself. From kidnappings to spiritual awakenings, she experienced it all. In her new book “From Simms to Zanzibar” she 
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New Book ‘Predictive Marketing: The Secret Sauce’ Teaches Businesses to 
SBWire (press release)
Developed and written to help banks and corporations retain and enhance their customer relationships, author David W. Anderson recently released his new book, “Predictive Marketing: The Secret Sauce.” Delivering a system that has helped companies 
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Event for book lovers coming
Newton Kansan
The author of that quote — the famous British playwright William Shakespeare — was a lover of the written word and books, which are often seen as a gateway to knowledge. So it’s only fitting “World Book Night” — a day when a million books will be 
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SelfPublishing For Mature Writers « Self Publishing Advisor
Self publishing advice from writing to marketing and everything in-between. Stay updated  How Much Do SelfPublished Authors Make Per Year? How Much…/self-publishing-for-mature-writer…
SelfPublished Author Makes $100000 in Three Weeks From His 
I love this. Selfpublished author Joe Konrath wrote a blog post last week in which he reveals that he made $100000 in just three weeks just from his inexpensive…

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NUTS: Apple Dominates Smartphones, Google Sparks Criticism Over Privacy
However, the competition is ramping up, and Apple will have to stay one step ahead to maintain dominance. Apple and five of its publishing partners face increased scrutiny over their pricing system for e-books, which lawyers claim resulted in elevated 
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Company turns to bribery for 5 star Amazon reviews
Apparently VIP Deals thought that route was perfectly acceptable and offered rebates to people who rated their products on Amazon. Now, the offer letter (which you can see at the more coverage link) doesn’t explicitly ask for a five star review, 
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Self-Discovery Inspires First Book for Local Woman
SurfKY News
Though a definite release for her new book, A Course in Forgiveness, has yet to be announced byPublish America, Gayla says that several appearances and 

Amazon Divulges Some Critical Numbers at Digital Book World
Good E-Reader (blog)
So when Amazon’s VP of Kindle Content Russ Grandinetti took the main stage at Digital Book World and enlightened the publishing industry crowd about some of that information, everyone paid attention. Some of the most important info graphs that 
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Barnes & Noble Certified Pre-Owned NOOK Color eReader With 7 
Find and share deals and reviews on Barnes & Noble Certified Pre-Owned NOOK Color eReader With 7 VividView Touchscreen & Wi-Fi(r)! Free Shipping! at offers this for $149.99, Free shipping. belarus94 shared all deals
Armed Forces Day Book-Signing Event Set at Barnes & Noble 
Bob McCarty will sign books during an author event on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 19, 1 – 3 p.m., at Barnes & Noble Booksellers Mid Rivers in St. Peters Mo.
Barnes and Noble NOOK Review *@Rumors@* | e-Read This
By admin Barnes and Noble Nook Give Away! for more information. The E Ink display opens up the book with a finger touch and displays the text as it appears in the printed media.
e-Read This
Nook Tablet versus Kindle Fire (Spec Comparison) | Arlington 
By Betty
Simultaneously Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet go about sale this week. They is going to surely become the hit of the vacations. Before the launches of these two pills, smaller devices either expense over $300 or 
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Just how to acquire Rise of a Ninja | Aawco
By shirley
Maybe a person desire in order to save still A lot more in the event purchasing through the internet try using barnes and noble promo code and barnes and noble coupon code. Difficulty: Easy Instructions 1)Find Rise of a Ninja at Gamestop.
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Incase your needs wish up to economize much more while purchasing about the internet try making employ of barnes and noble coupon codes and barnes and noble promo code. A couple of tablets did much better than some others, though 
R3wind – review A Knowledge Bank for Students 
By peter
Started by a bunch of students from the Harvard College, not to mention currently owned by Barnes & had been created to aid students discover their papers, get ready for tests, practice standard skills not to 
University of Nebraska Press: Discover great new writers
By nebraskapress
Each year, the Discover Great New Writers Program from Barnes and Noble has introduced readers to up-and-coming new authors, many of whom have been from UNP. Past UNP winners include Ted Kooser (Local Wonders), Brandon 
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Nook Color Froze With Pandora Up « Asean Training
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Asean Training : Sign Up for A B&N Membership to Get Discounts
By leslie
Barnes & Noble is known as the biggest US book retailer which was founded in the year of 1873. It has a large number of bookstores in the country, and it now has stepped into the online book sale industry. B& provides its customers 
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Barnes & Noble Uses Apps to Lure Customers Into Stores
New York Times (blog)
Not if Barnes & Noble can help it. The company is using apps on its Nook devices to help drive store traffic and sell physical books, board games and toys. Since last year, it has teamed up with software makers to run cross-promotions between apps and 

Upcoming Mass Effect Artbook Provides DLC for Mass Effect 3 
By phazon117
The folks at Barnes and Noble are hooking you up big time for Mass Effect 3. Starting now through February 20th, if you preorder the Art of the Mass Effect Universe artbook from Barnes and Noble, you’ll get an extra code for some fresh new 
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Former teacher promotes reading through John Carter project
Long Beach Press-Telegram
By Kelly Puente Staff Writer Rebecca Garland holds a focus group with area teens at a Barnes & Noble book store. (Scott Varley / Staff Photographer) Teacher Rebecca Garland, who was laid off by the LBUSD, is trying to get teens interested in reading 

Jaden Terrell signing Racing The Devil at local bookstores
Terrell will be at Barnes & Noble Cool Springs at 1 pm today reading from and signing copies of her must-read. She will also be at Parnassus Books in Green Hills on Saturday, February 11 at 1 pm Q–You put a lot on your lead character including being 

Pay Per Click Club Warmly Welcomes Critically Acclaimed Author, Tom Meloch (press release)
Tom Meloche, co-author of the book “Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising” which he penned with Internet marketing legend Perry Marshall, will present at the workshop. The event is part of the club’s monthly “ThinkTank” meetings and is happening at 

Newswallah: Bollywood Edition
New York Times (blog)
Jaipur Literature Festival: The recently concluded Jaipur Literature Festival had a sprinkling of Bollywood personalities on stage – among them lyricists Gulzar and Prasoon Joshi, director Vishal Bharadwaj and actor Anupam Kher, who launched hisbook

Contradictions of the Heart
New York Times
He is the president and publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, a trustee of Philips Exeter Academy and an acclaimed translator of the Italian poets Eugenio Montale and Giacomo Leopardi. In New York publishing circles he is greatly admired for running 

New York Times
Woman finds life’s work in writings of Islamic scholar
Louisville Courier-Journal
Her publishing foundation, Fons Vitae, is producing translations of a 40-volume work by a medieval Islamic scholar, Abu Hamid al-Ghazali. Reproducing nearly millennium-old writings — even for a figure as towering in Islamic history as his 

Blog blast births boffin boycott of publisher Elsevier
The ongoing world protests against SOPA, PIPA, and ACTA have helped inspire a revolt among scientists over the role of academic publisher Elsevier and its business practices. British mathematician Tim Gowers kicked-started the campaign with a scorching 
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Ig Publishing Marks a Decade
Publishers Weekly
By Calvin Reid Founded in 2002 by the husband and wife team of Robert Lasner and Elizabeth Clementson, Brooklyn independent Ig Publishing is celebrating its 10th anniversary against all the odds. The house debuted with For Fuck’s Sake, 
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Gantos, Raschka, Whaley Take Home Top Kids’ Prizes
Publishers Weekly
Several titles that had performed well in mock polls leading up to the awards—including Gary D. Schmidt’s Okay for Now, Anne Ursu’s Breadcrumbs, and Franny Billingsley’s Chime—didn’t receive medals or honors, surprising some in the publishing and 
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EMU professor emeritus Naomi Long Madgett named Kresge Eminent Artist
Award-winning poet, editor, and educator Naomi Long Madgett – who nurtured aspiring Detroit poets through her teaching, annual poetry award, and publishing company – has been named the 2012 Kresge Eminent Artist. The award and $50000 prize recognize 
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Debra Holland Looks Back At Her Self-Publishing Journey in 2011 

NBC Publishing & Kindle Fire Figures: Top eBook Stories of the 

This Week in Publishing – January 27, 2012 | Technology for 

Two giants released by Millisecond Publishing Co. | Hawaii 24/7

Writer Unboxed » 5 Attitudes Toward Publishing You Should Avoid

Rex Pickett: The Sideways Publishing Saga — Part I: Rejection

Be Friend to Library Friends: Give Books

Local book-lovers can give away free books to others through World Book Night

Book Review: Distrust That Particular Flavor By William Gibson

Column: From story time to e-books, library has it

UR-published book a finalist for NBBC prize

Help spread love for books

Books provide peek behind Downton Abbey walls Spotlight Downton Abbey airs on 

Libraries and Bookstores See Big Jump in Demand for E-Books

Page After Page to participate in free book give away

Rodale claims 142000-book collection at its own auction Rodale claims 142000 

Do you read certain books in secret?

Lying your way to big-time book sales the Jan Brewer way | The 

‘Ebooks on the Common’: Main Street bookstore goes, grudgingly, digital

Obama Drama Boosts Brewer’s Book Sales – One News Page VIDEO

Brewer’s book sales drastically increase – Tucson News Now

Noted author visits CRT’s Head Start; son donates books (video)

Kobo exec bemoans ‘unlevel playing field’

Arizona governor’s book overnight best-seller

Book sales boom for War Horse

Are Google and Apple really ‘monopolies’?

What’s the best way to publish an…: Apple Support Communities

World Book Night Doesn’t Happen Overnight, You Know: BookPeople hosts planning 
‘Hidden New Jersey’ author to appear at book signing in Hoboken

Christian author Lysa Terkerst to speak

Lemony Snicket author expounds on teen love and other unfortunate events

Amazon merchant caught bribing customers for five-star reviews

Fake Amazon Reviews of the Day – TDW Geeks

Goodreads moves away from Amazon API for book data over 

January 27, 2012

Michael Clay Thompson and Royal Fireworks Press | Teaching My  (Royal Fireworks Press)

Author gives peek inside The White House

Book Reviews, Bestselling Books & Publishing Business News 

Why the fuss about iBooks Author?

Author Says McGraw-Hill Cheats on Royalties

Brewer’s book sales increase 1.4 million percent

Egypt’s answer to now offers  – BuzzBox

Amazon top 100 e-books almost $2.50 cheaper on-average than 

Lee & Low Books Acquires Children’s Book Press Assets

Amazon: Burning the book business or making it better?

Pike author’s creativity soars with inspiration from angels (Tate Publishing)


January 26, 2012

Digital Book World: Now is the Best Time to Be an Author

Are Kindle users buying many books?

January 25,2012

Amazon Kindle Fire Gets Its Own ‘Personal Cloud Desktop’ with AlwaysOnPC App 

Apple CEO: ‘Amazon Fire didn’t dent our sales’

Amazon Partners With Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – eBookNewser

Outskirts Press Reveals Top 10 Best Selling Books in Self-Publishing for 

Why Rakuten’s Kobo Is Amazon’s Only Global Competition

January 24, 2012

The writer who made millions by selfpublishing online | The Six 

How Much Does It Cost to SelfPublish? « Self Publishing Advisor

Barnes & Noble to Share More Reader Data with Publishers | Digital 

Three Tips on Making Your Book a Bestseller

Running Forward: » Why is Goodreads Removing Amazon Book 

Author-commentator Charla Krupp dies in NYC at 58

Book Marketing Use Public Speaking To be able to Generate More 

Apple sees big textbook sales

Apple sells 350000 textbooks: report

Amazon to Expand in South Carolina, Pushes Federal Legislation

ideatrash: Apple’s iBook Author EULA and Smashword’s 

Fresh complaint filed in US agency model case

Apple iBooks Author: first impressions

January 23, 2012

90000 authors download Apple’s publishing tool

Target Takes On Amazon By Bullying Suppliers

How to Write a Best Seller

NBC News Is Starting E-Book Unit

Tablet & E-Book Ownership Doubles Over 2011 Holiday

NBC News Forms Publishing Division

Graphicly debuts new self-publishing service for multiple platforms

Publishers And Booksellers See A ‘Predatory’ Amazon | KOSU Radio

Can Amazon Charm India?

PublishAmerica To Host Published Authors Convention (PublishAmerica)

iBooks Author too | Marketplace from American Public Media

American Library Association Announces 2012 Youth Media Award Winners

This Company Just Raised $85 Million To Beat Back Amazon
Amazon’s Kindle Fire Draws Strong Content Sales

Consumers are changing the way they get and read books

Books of Local Interest (PublishAmerica)

Booksellers’ bonanza

Books are books, and Apple gets it

Before you decide to publish with iBooks look at what others have to offer

Why iBooks Author is a Big Deal

iBook Author’s Interesting Terms and Conditions

Move to digital changing library business model

January 22, 2012

Neighbors: Woman pens story of special brother (Tate Publishing)

BOOKS: Local authors roundup (PublishAmerica)

Amazon: “Primed” to disrupt Apple’s textbook plans?

January 21, 2012

Holding out for an ePub hero

Why the Emotional Criticism of iBooks Author Is Wrong

Amazon Makes Money Off Of Kindle Fire Owners, Not Device Sales (Duh)

If you publish with iBooks Author, does Apple ‘own’ you?

Apple’s publishing announcement, and the usual commentary 

Amazon setting up first “fulfillment center” in India

Amazon may put traditional publishers out of business says industry 

Publisher Says No Duty To Reveal Grooveshark Source, Law Unclear

January 20, 2012

Why iBooks Author is a big deal for publishers

10 Common SelfPublishing Scams

Apple debuts free e-book publishing app | San Clemente Web 

Grand Central announces new digital-only imprint

Apple’s iBooks 2, iBooks Author: Bids to own publishing’s future

January 19, 2012

Book details Bristol killing (Tate Publishing)

Twitter Trackbacks for Apple launches self-publishing app, partners 

Publishing News – The new economics of book publishing – One 

Publishing News

Really Strategies to Unveil DocZone Book Publisher™ at Digital Book World 

Students learn about writing from local author (Tate Publishing)

Divinely inspired: Woodstock woman’s first book tells story of a  (Tate Publishing)

Copyrights on Foreign Works Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Backs Copyrights for Foreign Works

Jewish groups decry reprint of ‘Mein Kampf’ excerpts in Germany

One Publisher’s E-Book Revenues Up 795% In 2011

Amazon may enter India via Marketplace

THE MOODY MUSES: Barb’s Musing: Why I’m Not SelfPublishing

SelfPublishing Success Story – The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan 

Author’s dreams come true

January 18, 2012

Self-Published Authors Still Rarely Make the Jump to Publishing Houses

Amazon Kindle Fire: More Profitable Than Expected?

Amazon E-Book Lending Skyrockets, Challenges Publishers

Sault writer turns dreams into books (PublishAmerica)

Apple Event: Ebook-Publishing Announcement Coming January 19?

Apple Rumored To Release “Garage Band” Of eBooks

Confessions Of A Publisher: “We’re In Amazon’s Sights And They’re 

January 17, 2012

Apple Set to Reinvent E-books with Simple New Publishing Tools

Did Self-Publishing Hype Hit Its Peak In 2011?

Louise J. Kaplan, Psychoanalyst and Author, Dies at 82

Author Solutions the Lead Sponsor of the 2012 San Francisco Writers Conference

Obama Admin. Declares War on SOPA; SOPA Author Caught Stealing Work

January 16, 2012

NAPW Wall – Tate Publishing and Enterprises presents Licia  (Tate Publishing)

Book review: Amanda Hocking – Switched

SelfPublishing Revolution: Man Makes $100000 in  – Blogcritics

Jerome Rubin, futurist who foresaw e-books, dies at 86

Owner of Pelican Publishing dies | Books & Publishing News

January 15, 2012

Owner of Pelican Publishing dies

January 14, 2012

CreateSpace Makes SelfPublishing Your Paperback Book Easy 

SelfPublishing Review | Blog | Authors Need Analytics for Ebooks

Famous SelfPublished Author: Walt Whitman « Self Publishing 

Apple’s War On Amazon Starts Thursday

An Odd Third Quarter

Author Reginald Hill dies

An Arianna of All Trades (Tate Publishing: Author’s 3rd Book)

January 13, 2012

Adversity leads orphan to write book (Tate Publishing)

World’s Most Expensive Book to be Auctioned in New York; Estimated $7-10M

Something for Everyone Part 2 – The Book Marketing Network (Oak Tree Press)

“I would rather people talk about the books than how I publish them 

Amazon KDP Select program soars in 2012

Quelle surprise: Free e-books at Amazon are popular!

Another e-book milestone

The Relaunch of Amanda Hocking

The Tournament of Books! Brackets for lit lovers

Chinese author Yu Jie chooses self-exile

2012Watch: Jeff Bezos is Looking Cooler, and Amazon is Getting 

Author Amanda Hocking’s novel experiment comes to an end

Be Like Tebow!: 10 Resolutions for Self-Publishers in 2012 

Amazon announces it`s ready to accept e-books in new KF8 format

Author Events: Successful or Waste of Time? – Writers and Readers 

Top New Year’s Resolutions for Book Authors | The Official 

Publish your e-book: McCal will show you how

Making money after the Storm

Kindle book marketing « Self Publishing News For Self-Publishing 

A Publisher’s Perspective on Ebooks

Amazon builds Windows tool for sending files to Kindle

When Amazon Takes Over The World

The dirty secret about Amazon’s erotica section

Amazon Kindle Owners Are “Borrowing” Nearly 300000 Electronic 

Self Publishing – She Writes

Kindle SelfPublishing: Write What Sells | Angela Booth’s Fab 

Amazon Kindle: How are some people able to publish so many 

The writer who made millions by self-publishing online | Books | The 

Publishing Co. sues TPS over copyright

China Dissident Author Is Allowed to Move to US

Orwell woman publishes novel (PublishAmerica)

Did I Notice Your Book? |


Fairbanks bookstore turns page on new chapter in online business

January 12, 2012

McDonald’s to Put 9 Million Books in UK Happy Meals

McDonald’s UK replaces Happy Meal toys with books


Why Self Publishing Authors Are A Target For Conmen

New 2012 publishing predictions – Stephen’s Lighthouse


Convention Other (PublishAmerica)

The writer who made millions by self-publishing online

Amazon lending up to 300k e-books per month

Amazon builds Windows tool for sending files to Kindle

Book helps people deal with troubled times (Tate Publishing)

Amazon Boosts Payouts To Kindle Direct Publishing Authors

Is the Nook Fighting a Losing Battle?

16 year-old makes $6200 in Dec from her e-books on Amazon

Convention Guest (PublishAmerica)

Amazon pushes for e-book enhancements

Kindle Authors Who Lend Books In Library See 26% Higher Sales – eBookNewser

Top 10 Self-Published Writers Make 449% More Money Through Amazon 

Amazon Kindle Owners Are ‘Borrowing’ Nearly 300000 Electronic Books A Month

For A Few Self-Published Authors, Kindle Exclusivity Pays

He Made $100000 on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing– in 3 weeks!

J.A. Konrath Earns $100k From Self Pub Books In 3 Weeks – eBookNewser

Selling Self-Published Books: It Takes Money to Make Money

Apple confirms publishing event for next week

Books signing set for Saturday (Tate Publishing)

Books: Review – Memoirs Of London: From 1960s to the Present Day  (Strategic Book Group)

E-book sale surge continues on the book list

Fiction continues its rise as readers’ go-to genre

Princess Anne resident gets children’s book published (Tate Publishing)

First, Borders; Then, Kodak; Now, Barnes & Noble?

10 Ways to Sell Your Book on Facebook

How To SelfPublish So It Benefits Readers?

Top Selfpublished Books In Kindle Store – December 2011 | Ebook 

January 11, 2011

Memo to Barnes & Noble: blow up your stores now

Religious Incitement Over My ‘Kosher Jesus’ Book

Amazon should give self-publishers more data

Media Comments on SelfPublished Books

10 selfpublished novelists who made it big in 2011 – Nancy C 

Author donates book (PublishAmerica)

McDonald’s to give away 9m Michael Morpurgo books with kids’ meals

Amazon Launches iPad-Friendly Kindle Store

Virtual Book Tour – A Marketing Tip for the Indie-Published Author

Amazon pays $7M for ‘Boro property

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Retail council says Amazon deal falls short

Amazon outdoes the competition again – creates a Kindle site 

Indiana, Reach Online Sales Tax Deal

Nasty new nickname for Amazon workers

Writers On The Move: Self-Publishing: A Three Step Primer

Barnes & Noble cuts price of its Nook devices

Barnes & Noble offers Nook discounts for publication buyers

US book sales hold up, despite Borders collapse and e-book growth

Local author to give talk on his latest work

The right way to Publish Your own private Ebook Tips for Self 

Publishing News – Authors Want to Sell Their Books; Top NYC 

Publishing News

January 10, 2011

New Fight Breaks Out Over Digital Rights to Old Books

Random House of Canada Takes Over McClelland & Stewart

SelfPublishing Review | Blog | People Online Are Mean

Book Marketing – How to Publish a Book That Your Audience Wants 

Recession-Proof Book Marketing Strategies | Windy Island

No More Posts About PublishAmerica (The Comedy of Errors Continues at Absolute Write)

Amazon Targets Apple Via Kindle Store for iPad (

Amazon in Del.

Amazon Kindle – USA Today reports surge in e-book sales 

Amazon agrees to start collecting sales tax in Indiana

The Stigma of Self Publishing – William Hazelgrove – Open Salon

The authors who are going it alone online – and winning

All Things Urban Fantasy: Why We DO NOT Accept SelfPublished 

January 9, 2012

Anonymous author sells BSO e-book on Amazon

Rejected screenwriter breaks through with children’s book (Tate Publishing)

20 things you need to know before you self-publish

The SelfPublishing Exceptions « Kristin McFarland

Sault Author Has Third Volume of Fantasy Adventure Series Published (PublishAmerica; Author’s 3rd Book)

Penguin Inks Two-Book Deal With Writer Discovered on Book Country Writing 

Local Author Has Book Signing Feb. 25 (PublishAmerica; over 50,000 books in print)

What it feels like to be ‘one of those’ (Tate Publishing)

Amazon responds to Netflix UK launch with Lovefilm price cut

Amazon Kindle Fire vs. iPad 2 – Who Wins the Tablet Race?

Josef Skvorecky, Czech writer and publisher of dissident works, dies at 87

Amazon Kindle Fire: 5 Reasons Why It Is Better Than Other Tablets on the Market

Selfpublished Bestsellers of 2011 | Ebook Friendly

Getting Started with SelfPublishing | Self Publishing Team | Duolit

Conservative Author and Commentator Tony Blankley Dies at Age 

NYT examines authors who tweet

Reno author and activist Miramon dies at 85

Publisher Has Deal for Elton John Book

A Self-Published Author’s $2-Million Cinderella Story (

What does it mean for Aggregator Companies if Apple launches their  (Does SmashWords have a future?)

E-books sales surge after holidays

January 8, 2012

Guthrie, Steinbeck: Two icons inextricably linked to Oklahoma

St. Joe author brings ‘Boris the Spider’ to life (Tate Publishing)

January 7, 2012

Cal City woman writes book about experience raising cousin’s five  (PublishAmerica)

Beware The Writer Zombies | Blog of Corey Mandell

New Year Wishes & News | Royal Fireworks Press

Kindle versus Smashwords – Romantic Fiction Online (Smashwords is a “mindfield”)

Selling Ebooks Online: How One Writer SelfPublished 50 Ebooks 

Self Publishing A Book – Don’t Do It

Divinely inspired: Woodstock woman’s first book tells story of a  (Tate Publishing)

Authors Just Want To Sell Books, Top NYC Publicity Agency Says Your Book Has 

Meet The Men Who Turned Amazon From Bookstore To Tech Giant (

Bestsellers ’11: The Year in Bestselling Books

Adventures in SelfPublishing, Ch. 5 Understanding POD Business 

Selfpublishing Phenom Hoped to Make $300. Instead She’s Earned 

Crushing Your Dreams: Why SelfPublishing is a Dead End 

Book burning 2011

A slim, pale, unsatisfying look at Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon. (

Walpole writer weaves tale of Willy: a fictionalized female major  (American Book Publishing)

I’m thinking of withdrawing from the premium distributors at  (A Sample of Mark Coker’s (Smashwords) “protective” Salesmanship)

Community rallies to keep author at bay (A Great “How-To” Article; Especially Against Boycotted Authors)

January 6, 2012

Author Jacqueline Rainey Takes Readers on a Journey with New  (Strategic Book Publishing)

Has Barnes & Noble Made You Any Real Money? Rolls Out Newly Designed Homepage

Barnes & Noble: Pros, Cons of Selling Off Nook

Why Authors Tweet

Chattanooga news, weather, opinion, editorials | (Tate Publishing)

Top Ten Reasons Why Your Book Marketing Strategy Is Not Working 

Brave New World: Do Barnes and Noble Have A Digital Strategy?

How would a split affect Barnes & Noble, Nook business? | Poynter.

Beginning of the End for Barnes & Noble? | Digital Book World

Barnes & Noble Eyeing The Idea Of Breaking Up With Nook – The 

Barnes & Noble’s Nook news: good, surprising –

Author as salesman

Author Salon Positions Itself to Become a Major Project Source for Agents and 

Why Everybody In Seattle Suddenly Wants To Work For Amazon (AMZN) (

Local author promotes first book, eyes second (Tate Publishing)

Barnes & Noble plunges as firm plans Nook spinoff – MarketWatch

Deals of the Day: Now, Buyout Shops Are Dull (Barnes & Noble)

Barnes & Noble Explores Separating Nook Business

Barnes & Noble could struggle without the Nook

Is Amazon’s Kindle Fire Burning Apple? (

Interview with James L. Rubart – ACFW Fiction Finder

Book sales a truly sorry tale

Pollock covers religious lobsters to poetic cavemen in latest  (PublishAmerica)

Troublesome year for bookshops as sales falter

IBM helped automate Hitler’s holocaust death machine, author reveals

Winifred Milius Lubell, political graphic artist and book illustrator, dies » Barnes & Noble: Getting Out of Publishing?

How to Become a Kindle Bestselling Author in Record Time 

Blair Says Barnes & Noble Likely to Sell Nook Business

Publishing News – Casemate Acquires Oxbow Books

Your Guide to Book Publishing radio show debuts January 5th 

Publishing Talks interview with John Sundman about the future 

Selfpublishing for the Kindle – How to Plan Your Year

Barnes & Noble Puts Sterling Publishing Up For Sale

From Zero To Self-Published

Author will give tips on self-publishing

Some holiday temps at Amazon might be rehired

Amazon to Create Over 1350 Jobs for Two New Distribution Centers in Virginia

Does Google Hate Amazon’s Kindle Fire More Than Apple Does?

Tate Publishing – Marketing Department Blog: January 2012 (Tate Publishing)

Hotsheet – Michaela McDermott – Strategic Book Publishing & Rights 

10 Things a Google Tablet Must Have to Challenge Amazon Kindle Fire

January 5, 2012

Polish your sample chapters or manuscript for publication

Barnes And Noble is Selling its Book Publishing Business

Author Solutions Makes Hollywood Accessible to Authors

Google tablet release date ‘in March or April’ to rival Amazon Kindle Fire and 
5 ways to really revolutionize the book business

Barnes & Noble shares plummet as co. slashes outlook, considering splitting 

Oak Tree Press Blog: Guest Blogging Today (Oak Tree Press)

HarperCollins Publishers Signs Director Chris Columbus For New Book Series

Absolute Write Harassment, Threats & Bullying: True Colors Come Through (Possible Legal Action???)

How do Librarians feel about SelfPublished Books | Librarians who 

Traditional vs selfpublishing: Neither is the perfect solution – O 

Amazon Kindle Fire UK Release Date (

Amazon is doing its real job: Squeezing retail chains – SplatF  (

National Radio Personality Andy Greenberg is signed by National  (Tate Publishing)

Barnes & Noble exploring options for Nook business

Barnes & Noble plunges as firm plans Nook spinoff

Barnes & Noble falls on guidance cut, Nook review

Barnes & Noble May Separate Nook Business as Losses Mount

Tracking AmazonAmazon’s ‘Best Books‘ Skew Toward Kindle

NewsRight Launches With 29 Publishers; ‘Not A Litigation Shop’

James Franco to publish debut novel in 2013

Self-publish Without Using Smashwords

Barnes & Noble says it is considering ‘separating’ Nook e-book reader business 

Seattle Post-Intelligencer’s Michelle Nicolosi Launches E-Book Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Signs Director Chris Columbus For New Book Series

Amazon Ends Lawsuit Over Kindle FIre

Traditional Publishers: Refresh Your Business or Fade to Irrelevance

Barnes & Noble raises questions about E-book business

Amazon Ends Lawsuit Over Kindle FIre

Library sends cop to get overdue books from 5-year-old — Joanne 

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) To Become Book Publisher?

School teacher releases first fiction novel, meet the author at  (Tate Publishing)

Barnes & Noble May Separate Nook Business as Losses Mount

Local Author Signing Books On Saturday

Barnes & Noble considers spinoff of Nook business

James Franco’s Amazon adventure

Interview: Rachel Hauck, co-author of ‘Love Lifted Me’

Charles W. Bailey II, ‘Seven Days in May’ co-author, dies at 82

E-book sales top 5 million for James Patterson

Barnes & Noble looking to sell book publisher?

James Franco sells debut novel to Amazon

Apple to launch New SelfPublishing Program later this Month 

Self-Publishing on a Shoe-String

Did that Bad Review Come with a Side of Ulterior Motives?

Barnes & Noble Said to Be Selling Its Publishing Wing

Meet Indonesia’s 8-Year-Old Author

Rumored NYC Apple Event To Focus On eBooks And Sef-Publishing?

January Apple event to focus on two ‘large projects’ relating to 

Publishing A Book – What Are Your Options? | How To Write A Book

Do Bookstores Stock SelfPublished Books?

Will Apple’s January event usher in new e-selfpublishing program 

Apple to launch self-publishing platform, suggest reports

Barnes & Noble Shops Publisher – Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg – Voices 

Barnes & Noble Shops Publisher Jeffrey A Trachtenberg Voices 

Barnes & Noble Seeks Bids for Sterling | Publishers Lunch

Book Inside – How to Write and Publish a Book: 12 Marketing 

E-book Publishing Secrets > Free Internet Marketing Ebook | Free 

Do You Have a Marketing Plan? | Rachelle Gardner

The 7 Components of Book Marketing Strategy by Jennifer Fusco 

Book Marketing Lessons From “The Last Free Man in America”

Will Indian publishing continue to boom?

Consumers Will Punish Publishers For Poor Quality eBooks

Rumor: Google to become Amazon Kindle Fire’s fiercest competitor in early 2012

Papamoa author climbs on (

Woodlands man’s novel examines baseball and race (Tate Publishing)

Making fairy tales come true (Tate Publishing)

January 4, 2013

`Lost Sock Has a Happy Ending’ (PublishAmerica)

James Franco sells novel exclusively to Amazon

Court Selects Hagens Berman to Represent E-Book Consumers

Another Good Reason for Parents to Say “F You!” to Victoria Strauss’ next book “Passion Blue” (The Write Agenda)

UPDATED: 01/04/2012: Victoria Strauss Drops F-Bomb . . . Again: The F****** Lack of Class Continues (The Write Agenda)

Your New Kindle: What You Need to Know

Selfpublishing through Amazon’s KDP | The Fast Fingers

Smashwords Forum -> I’ve About Given Up On Selling On Smashwords

Three Reasons to Not Publish Through Smashwords « Odd As It 

Apple to hold publisher event this month | Marketplace from 

Cops collect overdue book from kid

Best Jewish Books of 2011 | The Weekly Standard

Late author’s lost work published after 47 years

James Franco Is Now Also an Amazon Author – Entertainment – The 

James Franco Set to Publish His First Novel

Report: Apple To Make Media Announcements

James Franco to Publish His First Novel

Patent office allows’s ‘One-Click’ patent application

Amazon to publish James Franco’s first novel

The Fascinating Universe of Einstein’s Special Relativity with  (Strategic Book Group)

Spanish Author Quits Publishing After Books Downloaded Illegally – eBookNewser

Author Rose Michael book signing set in Oklahoma City (Tate Publishing)

Kindle eBooks Outselling Paper Books Big Time « Self Publishing 2.0

Lexington writer publishes book (PublishAmerica)

Greatness in Lace by Molly A. Berwinkle – YouTube (Tate Publishing)

Author Press Release (Strategic Book Group) – Posterous (Strategic Book Group)

January 3, 2012

Adrian’s guide for freelance trainers (Strategic Book Publishing)

Best fiction list for 2011 – in my opinion anyway… « Michelle’s book  (Strategic Book Publishing)

Publishers block use of some e-books in libraries

Toronto’s oldest indie bookstore to close

Websites help any author to publish own book

Authors, Here’s Your Brain on Success

2011: The Write Agenda™ Retrospective (The Write Agenda)

Hachette reports a ‘blockbuster’ Christmas for e-book sales

Interview: Carly Phillips, author of ‘Destiny’

My (Fake) Interview With Jeff Bezos

Apple to Challenge Amazon in eBooks

Apple’s January Event To Deal With Textbooks, Self-Publishing

Indie Bookstores as Indie Publishers; The Most Anticipated Books of 2012

Indies battle Amazon — by becoming publishers

Czech author Josef Skvorecky dies at 87

Georgetown Barnes & Noble Quietly Closes Its Doors

Local author seeing success on Amazon (

2012 Publishing Predictions

6 Turnkey Tools for Content Distribution

Publishing veteran, author, and journalist Fred Kerner dies at 90

Scholastic Acquires Learners Publishing – An English Language Learning 

Apple pushing publishing at its next event? It should be. — Apple 

Amazon Kindle Fire India review

10-year-old Midlander is published author (Tate Publishing)

Paranormal romance writer Amanda Hocking scored with e-books

The Future of Publishing?

How To Publish Your Own Book in 2012

Apple to launch new Self-Publishing Program later this month 

January 2, 2012

Victoria Strauss & Writer Beware™ Just Can’t Seem to Use Primary  (The Write Agenda)

Local preschool teacher publishes first book (PublishAmerica)

DICK WAGNER Releases ‘Not Only Women Bleed’ Book – Jan. 2, 2012

SelfPublishing Veteran: Vivian Yang

New York Times Book Critic Miciko Kaktuani Has Started a Fake Twitter War

Couple get thrill as books sell

Wingert releases children’s book – Burt County Plaindealer  (Tate Publishing)

John Steinbeck Family Defrauded by Writer Beware™ & SFWA Attorney: The 2007 Scam that Writer Beware™ Didn’t Report . . . Why?

Barnes & Noble Closes Its Doors

Brave New World: 2012 Digital Perspectives: The Publisher

Simms Taback dies at 79; children’s author and illustrator

Howard Halpern, Therapist and Self-Help Author, Dies at 82

Amazon Kindles sold at amazing pace of 1 million a week in December

Digital Publishing in the Coming Year

SelfPublishing and Plagiarism – A New Place to Hide | The Passive 

Dear Self Published Authors (Airing of Grievances) by Elizziebooks

Erroneous email leads to humiliation and faith journey

January, 1, 2012

Veteran journalist and author dead at age 90

Something for Everyone in 2011 (Oak Tree Press)

GenCon Interview: Self-publishing author Michael Stackpole (Part 

Simms Taback, Author of Wry Children’s Books, Dies at 79