Monday, September 24, 2012
BOOK REPORT: Book News For The Week of September 23rd
55% of Young Adult Books Bought by Adults
In a fascinating (and perhaps not too surprisingly) article from Publishers Weekly readers learn that over half of all young adults are purchased and read by adults.
Dr. Sleep Release Date
A release date has been announced for Stephen King's sequel to his bestselling The Shining. Doctor Sleep will be released on September 24th, 2013.
Junot Diaz on Men Who Write About Women
In a brilliant article from bestselling author Junot Diaze, of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and the recently released This is How You Lose Her, talks about male authors writing female characters.
Could Ebook Prices on Bestsellers "Rise, Not Become Lower?"
A quick short piece on Shelf Awareness on the possible future prices of ebook bestsellers.
The Rise of High Priced Ebooks
An in a similar article from Publishers Weekly, they take on Amazon and their ebook pricing.
Amazon Sales Tax for California
Last Saturday, September 15, California customers buying through Amazon had to pay sales tax for the first time.
Walmart Dumps Kindle
Walmart has made the decision to stop carrying Amazon's Kindle line, in favor of Apple's iPads and other gadgets.