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Publishers Weekly: Survey Says Library Users Are Your Best Customers

Publishers Weekly: Survey Says Library Users Are Your Best Customers Miller says LJ editors have been amazed by the strength of the findings so far—including the degree to which libraries are boosting book sales. “Our data show that over 50% of all library users report purchasing books by an author they were introduced to in the library,” Miller noted. “This debunks the myth that when a library buys a book the publisher loses future sales.…

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“…the Regency romance community is brutal.”

“…the Regency romance community is brutal.” I asked another writer who has published Regency romances what made the era so appealing to novelists. She asked that I not use her name “because the Regency romance community is brutal.” Dear Book Lover: England’s Regency Period – WSJ.com What the what? Seriously? I mean, I’ll take her word for it, since I’m not part of the Regency romance community, but…really? How so? Do they go up to…

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