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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 12/3-12/7

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more informed and connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know.


Amazon announced a new Amazon Marketing feature, Amazon Pages, which allows companies to integrate their presence on Amazon into social media & measure Amazon analytics.

As per their settlement with the DOJ, Hachette has began to implement revised ebook prices.

Here comes the corset-ripping…Cosmo and Harlequin inked a deal to produce a series of digital erotic novels.

YA and Middle Grade books will now have separate New York Times bestseller lists.

EL James should be anticipating more than 5,000 very enthusiastic thank-you notes, one from each Random House US employee who just got a 50 Shades-sponsored $5000 holiday bonus.

If you come across a “current events in book-biz” link you think is especially helpful, email [email protected] before noon EST every Friday to nominate your pick–it may become one of our “5  Best”!

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