Interesting News in Publishing – June 2018

 

Interesting News in Publishing
June 2018

Companies                                                                                                                                    

AMAZON 

Amazon Publishing launches non-fiction arm
Amazon Publishing is breaking into non-fiction in the UK through imprint Little A. … published. “It will bring a different type of readership to the e-book.
The Bookseller
         
Amazon Launches A $23 Kid-Friendly Book Box For Prime Customers
Customers who are interested in the service should know that the Prime Book Box is an invitation-only service. Once Prime members are selected for this program, they will have to describe to Amazon their children’s reading interests. After the young readers’ interests are recorded, Amazon will provide …
Tech Times

BARNES & NOBLE

Barnes and Noble Press unveils new book promotion tools
If you want to get get a hardcover or paperback version of their book into all of the Barnes and Noble bookstores in the United States, their self-publishing unit is the most viable. Authors can also get the digital edition sold in the digital store, so all readers can buy the ebook version. This is the first major …
Good E-Reader (blog)
         
Barnes & Noble Launches Dedicated YA Podcast
 “The YA genre is an exciting and progressive section of today’s book industry and has wide crossover appeal to audiences of all ages and interests,” …
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

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