AAP: Mixed Results in August Give No Hint to Yearly Trends

November 2008
Book Publishing Report;Nov2008, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p10
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The article forecasts the net sales of various books in the U.S. The author claims that adult hardcover net sales increased 9.2% for the month to $100.9 million. It also says that net sales for adult paperback also increased 1.8% to $147.4 million, with $34 million returns. Meanwhile, children's/YA hardcover net sales has dropped 9.3% to $96.4 million, but children's/YA paperback net sales rise to $69.4 million.


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