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2 hrs ago | Writer's Digest

What Writers Need to Know about the E-book Market

Now, with the press of a few buttons, an unknown author can go from manuscript to book available for sale in online stores trafficked by millions of people-with or without the backing of a publishing house.

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Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble, Libraries

6 hrs ago | Book trade news from Book2book

Execs On Notice After Hillary's Book Sales Tanks

There's hand-wringing and finger-pointing at Simon & Schuster over the soft performance of Hillary Clinton's "Hard Choices," for which she got a $14 million advance, sources said - and which was replaced at No. 1 on the best-seller list this week by an "expos" about Hillary and Bill Clinton.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Free Republic

Publishing executives 'on notice' after Hillary...

Publishing executives are reportedly 'on notice' for allegedly paying Hillary Clinton $14 million for her highly-anticipated memoir which sold just 161,000 copies in its first three weeks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, New York Government, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

Daily Mail

Ephraim Hardcastle: Hillary Clinton's new book only sells 161,000 copies

Hillary Clinton's A 9million advance from Simon & Schuster for her book, Hard Choices, is said to be poor value for money.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Canada,

HeraldNet

Flourless cookie DIY: A flourless chocolate cookie that is good and you can't fail at

Pastry chef Dominique Ansel, inventor of the croissant-meets-doughnut confection he christened the Cronut, is coming out with a cookbook in a few months.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Inventions, Science / Technology, Recipes, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

KHOU-TV Houston

Review: Unlimited e-book services offer plenty

Oyster and Scribd let you read as many books as you want for a monthly price - $10 for Oyster and $9 for Scribd.

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Related Topix: Startups, Scribd

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Star Tribune

Hillary Rodham Clinton to sign books July 20 in St. Paul

The e-mail from Simon & Schuster began, "I see you have book club on Sundays, but will you be willing to move it?" Common Good Books events manager David Enyeart had to think twice - book clubs are important to bookstores, after all - but in the end it wasn't a hard choice.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Book best-sellers

"Invisible " by Patterson/Ellis 2. "Top Secret Twenty-One " by Janet Evanovich 3. "The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith 4. "Mr. Mercedes " by Stephen King 5. "Written in My Own Heart's Blood " by Diana Gabaldon 6. "All Fall Down" by Jennifer Weiner 7. "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt 8. "The Matchmaker" by Elin Hilderbrand 9. "The One & Only" by ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books

Manhattan Mercury

Carter's - Call To Action' puts spotlight on women, struggles

"A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power" by Jimmy Carter. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2014.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

Bellingham Herald

Best sellers

"Hard Choices," by Hillary Rodham Clinton A detailed chronicle of Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of State.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Unbroken, Books, Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Roses & Thorns 7-6-14

A rose to hometown author Michael Farris Smith, whose first novella, "The Hands of Strangers" is being re-released by his publisher, Simon and Schuster.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Mississippi University for Women, Opinion

Fri Jul 04, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Notable: Historical British royals in fact and fiction

Sisters of Treason by Elizabeth Fremantle is a novel about the two sisters of Lady Jane Grey trying to survive and thrive in the courts of Mary Tudor and Elizabeth I after Jane's execution.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

Writerswrite.com's Writer's Blog

Kylie and Kendall Jenner's Ghostwriter Maya Sloan Speaks Out

When the youngest Kardashian sisters, Kylie and Kendall, announced they were writing a young adult dystopian novel for Simon and Schuster, the naysayers were out in force.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Boston University, University of Arkansas, Arkansas, Berkeley College

Foster's Daily Democrat

Books for parents, kids, teens on LGBTQ experience

June is Pride Month. Here are some book suggestions for parents, kids and teens on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning gender experience.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Columbia University, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Switched

Hillary Inevitable? Fading Book Sales Say No

If books can make presidencies -- and Barack Obama proved they can-- then hold the talk about the inevitability of Hillary Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

New Mobility

Bette Midler and Laughing at Disability

I grew when there was no ADA, no social media, and no role models for young, female wheelchair users.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Ghostwriter for the Jenners' new book speaks up

BY Amy Kaufman NEW YORK - One day. That was all the time Maya Sloan allowed herself to Google reviews of the dystopian young adult novel she ghostwrote for Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Tumblr

Tue Jul 01, 2014

GalleyCat

Hillary Clinton's Book Banned in China

Hillary Clinton's new memoir Hard Choices is being distributed in many languages in bookstores around the globe.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Publishers Marketplace

People, Etc.

Longtime vp, director of publicity at Penguin Maureen Donnelly , 59, died Monday at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Summit, NJ, Roselle, NJ, Marketing

Publishers' Weekly

Publishers Claim Apple Order Illegally Hobbles Return to Agency Model

When they struck their e-book price-fixing settlements in 2012 , the five agency publishers believed that, in two years, they would be free to negotiate a return to a "no-discount" agency model for e-books.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

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