E-Books Sales Drop, Audiobooks Sales Increase – AAP Reports

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) launched their latest study of 2018 data on earnings for consumer book publishers. The StatShot Monthly report was released on February 11, stating that revenue for three book categories — Children’s/Young Adults, Adult Books, and Religious Presses — saw growth, and the $7.9 billion from 2018 was a 4.6 % boost over 2017. The most significant rise was in audiobook sales, increased by 37.1%, an additional $127.1 million since…

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