With declining rates of COVID-19 in the United States, more Americans are traveling and planning spring break and other vacations. It’s no wonder that sales of travel books have also started to pick up. In fact, print book sales in the travel category are up 40% year-to-date through Feb. 19,Read More →

Print book unit sales fell 1.6% last week compared to the week ended January 30, 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The sales pattern was familiar, with sales in the adult fiction and young adult categories up and sales in the adult non-fiction and youth fiction and non-fictionRead More →

Although down from 2020, unit sales of books on race and social justice were still 116% higher in 2021 than in 2019 before the George Floyd protests. PORT WASHINGTON, NY, January 31, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — In the United States, unit sales of adult print books focusing on diversity, discrimination andRead More →

Print book unit sales fell 0.2% last week from the week ended December 5, 2020, ending a long streak of weekly sales growth. Only adult fiction and young adult fiction saw an increase in sales over last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Sales in the largest category,Read More →

“What was it like seeing book sales skyrocket during the coronavirus pandemic? Jonathan Karp, CEO of Simon & Schuster, couldn’t help but quote Charles Dickens: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. “A lot of people had more time at home and turned to books,”Read More →