Every week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more 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.
Audible announced that it will be lowering its royalty rate on audiobooks, leading many to speculate that Amazon can easily do the same with Kindle Direct Publishing.
Following up on the workout gear it released two years ago, Self magazine is launching a line of frozen meals.
Despite its declining revenues and floundering Nook division, Barnes & Noble rejects a buyout offer from G Asset Management.
Vook has acquired ebook analytics and data tracker start-up, Booklr, bulking up their platform for author services and ebook publishing.