I have to confess that even as a supposed savant of self-publishing, I hadn’t heard of Barbara Freethy, though she “is the author of 40 novels ranging from contemporary romance to romantic suspense and women’s fiction,” and “was recently named Amazon KDP’s bestselling author of all time by Amazon,” according to the original press release. […]

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Slicebooks today announces that it has secured funding from Ingram. See Publishing Wire below for details, and read our interview with  Slicebooks co-founder Jill Tomich here.

—As libraries adjust their lending models to meet today's digital requirements, more are turning to Ingram's MyiLibrary platform. Ingram Content Group announced it will now offer Random House U.S. titles to libraries via the platform. "We are pleased to...

With a trying 2008 and 2009 behind us, most publishers who attended the 2010 Publishing Business Conference & Expo (, March 8-10, seemed, at the very least, less worried about the future than they were last year, and, in fact, most were quite optimistic. The conference theme, "Publishing at a Tipping Point," was the unifying force behind more than 60 educational sessions presented by 150 speakers from all walks of the publishing industry. The presentations and discussions focused on industry shifts and practical information to help publishers adapt and thrive.

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