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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 21, 2022

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben H. Winters for $1.99 Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson for $2.99 The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty for $2.99 Almost American Girl by Robin Ha for $1.99 Burro Genius by Victor Villaseñor for $1.99 The City of Mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafón for $1.99 Seasonal Work by Laura Lippman for $1.99 I Came All This Way to Meet You by Jami Attenberg for $2.99 The Matter of Black Lives by Jelani Cobb and David...

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New Freckle Survey Shows Where Americans Get Their Books

The Freckle Report has released its half-year check-in survey on the book sourcing habits of adults in the United States with support from EveryLibrary Institute, a nonprofit organization that supports public libraries. The Freckle Report is a survey and review of consumer reading habits that gets updated regularly, and for its April 2022 survey, it asked 667 adults in the United States the question “Where did you get that book?” The answers provide insight into the constantly shifting landscape of print, ebooks, and audiobooks usage in the U.S. The survey also makes it clear how instrumental libraries are in providing...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 19, 2022

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Wrinkle in Time Quartet by Madeleine L'Engle for $2.99 A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen for $1.99 The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy for $2.99 Blood Scion by Deborah Falaye for $2.99 Shipped by Angie Hockman for $1.99 The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen for $1.99 Lakewood by Megan Giddings for $1.99 Love, Hate and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed for $1.99 Build Your House Around My Body by Violet Kupersmith for $2.99 Monsoon Mansion by Cinelle Barnes for $1.99 The Dark...

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The Real Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing a Book: Book Marketing Podcast Episode

Reading Time: 3 minutes We wanted to do this episode of our book marketing podcast because, as a marketing company, we’re on the front lines in terms of wanting to help authors take advantage of every promotional and branding opportunity that makes sense for their books. We don’t have a horse in the race in terms of how you publish or who you publish with – but we know first-hand the challenges authors face because of various publisher restrictions. Many are common, some are less common, but authors continue to reach out to us to find a loophole – and...

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These Are the States That Love Reading the Most

Typing.com, a site that provides free online typing courses and educational tools for people worldwide, has conducted a study to find the U.S. states that love reading the most. To determine this, researchers calculated each state’s “Reading Interest Score.” This score came from a few factors, including the number of libraries and library visits per capita, the number of bookstores, and the number of Google searches for Kindles. After results were analyzed, Vermont was found to love reading the most, with a Reading Interest Score of 37.24. The state boasts the most libraries available per 3,819 people and the second-highest...

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Why Self-Publishing Your Book is Lucrative if You’re Planning a Series

Reading Time: 4 minutesSelf-publishing a book can sound complicated, and I won’t lie to you, it is more work upfront for authors. However, it can also be lucrative for many reasons, and for many kinds of authors! I’d like to focus on one group in particular this time around: the series author. We get a lot of authors that come to us when they’re ready to release a new book in their series, because they feel stuck. Typically this happens because they went through a publisher or publishing service for book one. And feeling stuck comes from their lack of...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day: May 17, 2022

ZandoToday’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Zando. Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Build Your House Around My Body by Violet Kupersmith for $2.99 Monsoon Mansion by Cinelle Barnes for $1.99 The Dark by Emma Haughton for $0.99 The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee for $2.99 The Faithful Place by Tana French for $1.99 Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan for $1.99 Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie for r$1.99 The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer for $4.99 Three Girls from Bronzeville by Dawn Turner Trice for...

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Teens in Pennsylvania Created a Fundraiser to Counteract Book Banning

In response to efforts by conservatives to take books out of public school libraries— many of which center LGBTQ+ people and people of color’s stories— teens in Pennsylvania have created a fundraising auction. Through the auction, the teens are offering three signed copies of PA-based author Alex London’s books with the hopes of preserving their and other students’ 1st Amendment rights. This isn’t the only recent instance of teens coming together to fight censorship. There is also a banned book club that was started by a student to make sure she is still able to discuss “books that make you...

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