Book Publishing Report is the leading source of insight into the business of trade book publishing for over 35 years, covering deals, financials, bestsellers, legal developments, technological issues, distribution, retailing, people and more.
Our seasoned editorial team prepares you with preemptive information on what's hot before it's hot, trends before they're trends and challenges before you'll need to face them, through insight of the latest news on trade book publishing, e-books, audiobooks, Internet retailing, price wars and independent book stores. With an emphasis on delivering Simba’s unique brand of metrics, analysis and short- and long-term perspective on events shaping the trade book industry, Book Publishing Report stands apart from other publications.
Our mission is to thoroughly brief readers on the changing landscape of trade book publishing across its entire spectrum, including publishing, distribution and retailing. Subscribers to Book Publishing Report gain access to our exclusive Independent Retailer Watch column, which is based on ongoing surveys of vendors in the bookstore community and tracks bookselling trends as they unfold, as well as exclusive publisher scorecards by title, author and imprint.
Book Publishing Report is relied upon by all the top executives and decision makers in the trade book industry. These executives include C-level, business development, editorial and marketing executives at trade book houses, as well as book distributors, book printers and binders, book retailers, consultants, investment bankers and professional organizations.
We are continuously adding new content online toBookPublishingReport.com, which is also issued as a hardcopy newsletter or as a digital PDF for download 12 times per year (monthly).
As a bonus for signing-up for a 12-month subscription of Book Publishing Report, subscribers also receive a complimentary copy of Month-to-Month: Simba’s Analysis of Bestseller Trends 2010. Month-to-Month: Simba’s Analysis of Bestseller Trends 2010:
In Month-to-Month: Simba’s Analysis of Bestseller Trends 2010, the acclaimed monthly Scorecards data from our monthly intelligence publication, Book Publishing Report, is consolidated and expanded for a comprehensive analytical narrative of the year’s bestselling publications.
What categories did better in which months? What authors had a tendency to fall out of favor with buyers quickly and which had staying power? What imprints came out on top and when? Only this reference answers these and other questions regarding the increasingly complicated consumer book landscape.
Individual case studies to highlight key industry shifts and trends. This year’s report includes in-depth looks at Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, comparisons between Rick Riordan and Stephenie Meyer, an overview of St. Martin’s Press and a look at the ever-expanding romance and biography & autobiography categories
Exclusive month-by-month and year-end analysis of 2010’s most prominent titles, authors, imprints and categories, including dozens of never-before-seen charts and tables.
Expanded monthly Scorecards analysis, with format and segment performance—including the rise of e-books on national bestseller lists—as well as complete discussions of new titles and authors added to see where consumers are headed now and in coming years.
Have this firsthand intelligence at your fingertips to understand buyer habits, the most popular categories in today's market and where the strengths and weaknesses lie for the top imprints in trade book publishing today.