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Don't Be a Book Snob

Michelle Chahine | Posted 07.20.2014 | Books
Michelle Chahine

Yes we need books that tackle more difficult aspects of life in a thought-provoking manner. But we also need books to make us laugh, enjoy the beauty in the world, reflect on what we are doing with our days, and try to be happier.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of April 26

Digital Book World | Posted 06.30.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

David Baldacci's The Target zooms into the No. 1 position, just as the average price of a best-selling ebook bucks the prevailing trend and jumps past the $8.00 mark.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 29

Digital Book World | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The top ten best-selling ebooks for the week of March 29.

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 18: Beached

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 07.04.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

Whiskey Beach is about Eli Landon, a lawyer turned writer (hey, like me!), whose almost-ex-wife was murdered a year ago (okay, not like me).

Self-Published Ebooks Dominate Bestseller List

| Posted 04.30.2013 | Books

Every week, Digital Book World compiles an ebooks bestseller list (here's their methodology). Starting today, we're featuring each week's top ten paid...

Romance Writers and the 50 Shades of Happy Endings

Elise Sax | Posted 09.21.2012 | Books
Elise Sax

Romance writers are supportive of each other. They are the Sisterhood of the Traveling Laptops, quick to lend a hand or writing tip to an up-and-coming author. They jump at the chance to encourage their colleagues. They are also fans.

Do Romance Novels Display Negative Attitudes Toward Condoms?

npr.org | By Linda Holmes | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

The Los Angeles Times is the latest to pick up an essay written by British psychologist, advice columnist and relationship guru Susan Quilliam. In the...

The Decline Of The Pseudonym

salon.com | Carmela Ciuraru | Posted 08.13.2011 | Books

At its most basic level, a pseudonym is a prank. Yet the motives that lead writers to assume an alias are infinitely complex, sometimes mysterious eve...

The Newest Kindle Millionaires

phx.corporate-ir.net | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

(NASDAQ:AMZN)--Amazon.com today announced that Lee Child and Suzanne Collins are the fifth and sixth authors to sell over one million Kindle books, be...

Want To Minor In Romance Novels?

AP | Posted 07.31.2011 | College

WESTMINSTER, Md. -- Nora Roberts' foundation is giving $100,000 to a college in Maryland and the school says it will offer an academic minor in romanc...

The Week's Hottest Reads: Which Popular Author Came Out With A New Number 1?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 07.13.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Dead Reckoning" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)...

Who's The Newest Author To Make The 'Kindle Million Club'?

phx.corporate-ir.net | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books

Amazon.com today announced that Charlaine Harris is the fourth author to sell over 1 million Kindle books, becoming the latest member of the "Kindle M...

The Week's Hottest Reads: Another New Number 1

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.21.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Chasing Fire" by Nora Roberts (Putnam Adult)...

Branding: The Secret to Selling More Books

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

If you've ever wondered what motivates people to buy a book, consider this: consumers don't buy a book, they buy a brand or, as a friend of mine says, consumers crave a brand.

Madonna's 'Sex' Is Most Desired Out-of-Print Book

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The annual list should give publishers plenty of ideas, especially since digital books can quickly resurrect backlist titles. The top ten most sought ...

Dancing With the Authors: Could It Happen?

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

Are bestselling authors really more culturally irrelevant than politicians' relatives and airheads with six-pack abs? Or should authors be content to sit on the sidelines?

This Week's Hottest Reads

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Search" by Nora Roberts (Putnam)...

Philip Roth On The Humbling, The Internet, And Nora Roberts

The Wall Street Journal | JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

At 76, Mr. Roth continues to explore the themes that have defined his work: the eroding of family ties; man's struggle with depression and loneliness ...