Ebook Bestsellers Breakdown: Apple gives books a boost

This weekly feature examines certain ebooks’ paths to bestseller-dom, and highlights bestselling titles on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists that are selling more copies in digital than in print. Featured this week: R.L. Mathewson's "Playing for Keeps" and "Perfection."…

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Five digital lessons from BookExpo America 2012

This week, the book industry gathered at the ugly, cavernous Javits Center in Manhattan for the largest book trade event in the United States. ("I feel like I'm in Costco," actress-author Molly Ringwald told the AP.) Here are five digital lessons from the week.…

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Is Amazon The New Self-Publish Kingpin?

Fiction writer and e-book pioneer Joe Konrath makes a nice living for himself by publishing his own works through Amazon. That fact, among others, begs the question: Is the future of publishing actually one of self-publishing? And will Amazon be the new weapon of mass destruction that destroys the traditional publishing model?…

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