ReDigi Returns To Court

“Who would ever pay full boat for a new e-book if the same ‘used’ copy was available at a discount, or even free? And all those copies would compete against the publishers’ new copies on the same exact platforms.”

News Distractions Impact Trade Book Sales

We may be in the midst of a journalism revival, but books are getting lost. Readers are spending more time reading news, watching news, and less attention to new books.

KinderGuides Are Off The Road

A kind of Cliff Notes for kids, KinderGuides feature illustrations, plot summaries and historical tidbits about famous works and their authors.

House Committee Has Good News for Libraries

“FY18 federal library funding has not been saved yet and hurdles can arise at each stage of the appropriations process,” PW’s Andrew Albanese tells CCC’s Chris Kenneally.

AAP Sales Numbers Mixed For 2016

“The publishers in AAP’s StatShot program reported that revenues declined about 6.6% over 2015. Overall, revenue for 2016 was $14.25 billion, down from $15.26 billion in 2015,” says Andrew Albanese.

Netflix Model for E-Book Library Lending

“For library patrons, the HarperCollins deal means 24/7 access to titles in the selected collection—no more waiting on a hold list for these titles,” says Andrew Albanese.