Ebooks made up 20% of the U.S. consumer book industry in 2012, up from 15% in 2011


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Article: World Book Night


The 23rd April 2013 is World Book Night. The link below is to an article that reports on the first World Book Night in the USA in 2012.

For more visit:
http://blog.bookbaby.com/2013/04/world-book-night-april-23-2013/

Article: Largest Book Publishers of 2012


The link below is to an article that looks at the biggest book publishers of 2012.

For more visit:
http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financial-reporting/article/52677-the-world-s-54-largest-book-publishers-2012.html

Statistics: Top 50 Christian Books of 2012


The link below is to a table that shows the top 50 selling Christian books of 2012.

For more visit:
http://www.christianbookexpo.com/bestseller/bestof2012/

Article: Worst Self-Published Book Covers of 2012


The link below is to an article that examines some of the worst book covers from self-published ebooks over the last 12 months.

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nathan-shumate/selfpublishings-worst-cov_b_2457689.html

Article: Scandals of 2012 in the Literary World


The link below is to an article about the many and varied book scandals of 2012.

For more visit:
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/entertainment/2012/12/publishing-news-2012/60070/

Article: Book Cover Trends to End for 2013


The link below is to an article that lists a number of book cover trends that the writer would like to see end before 2013 – do you agree? Tell us what you think.

For more visit:
http://bookriot.com/2012/12/14/book-cover-trends-that-should-die-before-2013/