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Meet Jake Marcionette, the Youngest New York Times-Bestselling Author

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.05.2016 | Books
Xaque Gruber

When he was twelve years old, Florida-based Jake Marcionette released his debut book, Just Jake, a loosely autobiographical, laugh-out-loud comedy adventure.

What Cheryl Strayed Would Do If She Were President of the US (Hint: It Involves Pajamas, the F-word, and Guns)

Michaela Haas | Posted 12.16.2015 | Books
Michaela Haas

An interview with the bestselling author of Wild about her new book Brave Enough, post-traumatic growth and running for president.

7 Steps to Write a Better Selling Book

Lisa Larter | Posted 09.24.2015 | Books
Lisa Larter

If you want to write a bestselling book, or even a better than average selling book, these seven strategies that I learned along the way can make a significant difference in your results, success and overall reach when it comes time to sell the book.

7 Books Every Middle-Aged Person Should Read This Summer

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.15.2015 | Fifty

Now that nearly everyone in the world has finished The Goldfinch, we need some other book recommendations to get us through the summer. Huff/Post5...

The Secret Formula to Creating a Bestselling Book

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 12.06.2014 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

Writing a book is one thing, promoting it is a whole different animal. But what if you could, right out of the gate, know exactly what to do to create an outstanding, well-received book that was promoted in such a way that it sold better than you expected?

Here Are 2013's Best-Selling Kindle Singles (Based on the Thin Reads Analysis)

Howard Polskin | Posted 03.12.2014 | Books
Howard Polskin

The 2013 Thin Reads best-seller rankings is based on an analysis of its weekly best-seller lists. And, for the record, there are no overall figures for e-book single sales at this present time.

Amazon's Bestselling Books Of 2013

Posted 12.16.2013 | Books

Amazon has announced its bestselling books of the year, with Dan Brown's Inferno topping off the list. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini com...

A Book and Its Cover

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Until the publication of my first novel, I'd never consciously thought about the importance of cover design. But the graphic artist's crucial role in the novel's production (and possible success) became apparent. The artist's talent was vitally important to the commercial viability of the novel.

The Insulting Comment Men Still Make To Danielle Steel

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.08.2013 | Women

Danielle Steel is the bestselling author alive and the fourth bestselling author of all time. And yet even she isn't immune to belittling comments abo...

A Different Religious 'Diet' Book

Rachel Marie Stone | Posted 05.18.2013 | Religion
Rachel Marie Stone

We can find a soupçon of happiness -- even joy -- through sharing food with others, through being mindful of (but not crushed by) issues of sustainability and justice.

15 Beach Reads Worth Your Time and Money

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women

All of these titles go great with sun and a splash of lemonade.

Top 10 Bestselling Books In Oprah’s Book Club

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on May 20, 2011 10:31 AM | Posted 07.20.2011 | Books

To commemorate the end of Oprah’s Book Club, the Nielsen Company has compiled a list of the top ten bestselling books from Oprah Winfrey‘s magical...

Meet Mega Bestselling Indie Heroine Amanda Hocking

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tonya Plank

Amanda Hocking is really something of a wunderkind. At only 26 years old, the Minnesota native has written a total of 17 novels. Since self-publishing...

Beyond Bestsellers:

Seattle Times | Mary Ann Gwinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Seattle Times runs best-seller lists on our Sunday books page every week; one national list, another from a selected local bookstore. All good, bu...

Barnes & Noble Selling Toys

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

According to Reuters, five B&N store locations in the tri-state area now contain 3,000-square-foot play areas with educational toys and games. This si...

Earnings Up At Simon And Schuster, Despite Decline In Sales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Despite a 5.5% decline in sales, adjusted operating income at Simon & Schuster rose 10.9% in the third quarter, to $29.5 million. Revenue in the perio...

Bestselling Authors and the Move to Self-Publishing

Nina Lassam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Lassam

With the launch of services like Fast Pencil Premiere and the high profile moves of established authors to Indie publishing, AJ answers questions about the model's appeal for major authors.

Literary Prize: Honored Books Certainly Sell, But How Well?

The | Philip Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

However, rejected longlistee Christos Tsiolkas' The Slap (Tuskar Rock) continues to outsell all the shortlistees, as it has done since the longlist wa...

Tony Blair Book Breaking Sales Records | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Booksellers up and down the country have reported "vigorous" discussions with customers over Tony Blair's A Journey (Hutchinson), which has had the st...

How to Turn Your Blog Into a Bestselling Book

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Pamela Redmond Satran

Here, the ten most important things you need to know to turn your blog into a bestseller.