TITLE

Simba Projects 4% Growth For Mystery Books In 2005

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;5/16/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that sales of mystery books are expected to grow 4% to reach 411.4 million dollars in 2005, up from 395.6 million dollars in 2004, according to estimates from Simba Information Inc. With the summer season set to kick off, which is when mystery titles usually sell best, current bestseller lists are jammed with familiar authors. Though celebrity authors with loyal followings are leading the bestseller lists, some books from unknown authors have still become successes. Title output for mystery books has zigzagged up and down since 2000, taking a 12.2% fall in 2002, only to creep up 2.5% in 2003.
ACCESSION #
17127139

 

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