Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff

Amazon Q4 Shows Gains But Weakness Too

Amazon Q4 Shows Gains But Weakness Too

Shelf Awareness reports that "in the fourth quarter ended December 31, net sales at Amazon rose 8.6%, to $149.2 billion, and net income fell to $278 million from $14.3 billion. For the year, net sales rose 9.4%, to $514 billion, and there was a net loss of $2.7...

Books to Read: The Exceptions by Kate Zernike

Books to Read: The Exceptions by Kate Zernike

The Exceptions by Kate Zernike, Scribner – From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who broke the story, the inspiring account of the sixteen female scientists who forced MIT to publicly admit it had been discriminating against its female faculty for years

The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List Published Wednesday, January 25, 2023 (for the sales week ended Sunday, January 22, 2023). Based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. __________________________________________________ Debuts for the...

Furthermore Offers Publishing Grants

Furthermore Offers Publishing Grants

Furthermore, grants in publishing, a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund, is currently accepting spring grant applications. Furthermore grants support nonfiction books having to do with cultural history; conservation and preservation; art, architecture, and design; and...

12 Debut Authors to Watch This Week

12 Debut Authors to Watch This Week

The American Booksellers Association lists twelve debut authors in its bestseller list this week. If you are stumped for good books to read, check out some of these titles. Debuts for the week: Hardcover Fiction #10-Age of Vice, by Deepti Kapoor (9780593328798)...

WOW Writing Contests

WOW Writing Contests

WOW! Women On Writing now hosts two quarterly contests: one for fiction writers and one for nonfiction writers. They've hosted the flash fiction contest since 2006, and over the years, writers have asked them to open up an essay contest. So they are happy to add the...

The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List – Published Wednesday, December 28, 2022 (for the sales week ended Sunday, December 25, 2022). Based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States.