What Do Teens Want? By Carol Fitzgerald — Publishers Weekly, 10/26/2009

In an industry without a lot of good news to report, the one consistent bright spot has been publishing for teens. While adult trade sales are expected to fall 4% this year, juvenile and young adult sales are expected to increase 5.1%, according to the PW/IPR Book Sales Index. Although it’s impossible to completely break … Read more

President’s reading list a hefty one — USA TODAY, 8/25/2009

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — President Obama spent nearly five hours on the golf course here Monday. He’ll need a lot more time to get through his reading list. From the relatively short Plainsong (301 pages) to the heftier John Adams (752 pages), the president has come to Martha’s Vineyard with five books destined to challenge … Read more

ReadingGroupGuides.com Announces Results of 2009 Book Club Survey

For Immediate Release ReadingGroupGuides.com, the leading place on the web for book club resources, recently conducted a survey of book club members. More than 7,700 respondents completed the 62-question survey, weighing in on topics like where they get information, if they use online social and book networking websites, and whether their book-buying habits have changed … Read more

Announcing GraphicNoveReporter.com’s Hottest Graphic Novels of Summer 2009

For Immediate Release GraphicNovelReporter.com Selects the Hottest Graphic Novels of Summer 2009: Fifty Titles for Kids, Tweens, Teens, and Adults (New York, NY) GraphicNovelReporter.com has announced the Hottest Graphic Novels of 2009 – – its picks for the top graphic novels and manga for summer. The books are divided into age-appropriate categories for readers of … Read more