Audible lowering royalty on self-published audiobooks and more in this week's publishing news briefs.
Sales of the movie-tie-in have climbed steadily in the lead up to the Academy Awards on Sunday—reaching back to holiday highs.
Sourcebooks announced this morning that the Chicago-based publisher is adding the Peanuts gang to its Put Me in the Story digital platform, which allows parents to create personalized versions of children's books as an app or in print format.
As of this week, E.L. James's Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy has sold 100 million copies worldwide, and has spent 100 weeks on the "New York Times" bestseller list.
Penguin Canada will follow Random House of Canada's lead in contracting out foreign rights sales to the Cooke Agency International.
A court date of March 6 has been set to decide whether X Legacy LLC, a corporation representing the heirs of Malcolm X, can extend a temporary restraining order banning Third World Press from publishing "The Diary Malcolm X."
Toronto's ECW press launches new short non-fiction series of pop classics with titles "It Doesn't Suck" and "Raise Some Shell."
Despite the controversy surrounding its publication of "The Hindus: An Alternative History," Penguin Random House said it remains committed to publishing in India.
All Lark operations will move into Sterling's New York offices.
Investment group buys CodeMantra.
Since joining Flatiron Books, Bob Miller’s new imprint at Macmillan, senior editor Whitney Frick has been aggressively trying to fill various buckets.
Triumph's "instant book" about the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl win fared well in its first full week on sale.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's popular, long-running Best American Series is adding a volume on science fiction and fantasy.
Catherine Ryan Hyde has written 24 novels, most of them published by Big Five houses. One of her works, Pay It Forward (S&S, 1999), was adapted into a (fairly successful) Hollywood film. She’s been invited to the White House to talk about her writing. More recently, she’s dabbled in self-publishing. Her efforts led to a rebound in sales in the U.S., a traditional deal with Amazon Publishing, and places her among the growing ranks of hybrid authors.