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The BNC Blog
It was a dark and stormy night. A wolf howled in the distance. A hooded figure curled up in an armchair and opened a book…
If that book’s genre is Mystery, chances are that our reader is a woman. But how old is she? Where did she buy her book, and what format is she reading in? BookNet research followed the trail of clues (okay, we did the consumer research)…
The shortlist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize for Fiction were announced today at a press conference held at Ben McNally Books in Toronto. The shortlist for the Journey Prize, which recognizes short stories by emerging Canadian writers, was also announced at the event.
A look at the Young Adult titles that are taking the lists by storm this year. Are John Green and Veronica Roth driving the charge, or are a spate of recent book-to-film adaptations responsible for the surge in YA sales?
BookNet Canada was recently in conversation with the Toronto Public Library about its use of CataList and online catalogues. One interesting point that came up was how the TPL needs online catalogue content earlier (especially from Canadian publishers) in order to facilitate their ordering process. Thanks to Valerie Casselman, Senior Collections Specialist, Adult Content, for contributing this guest post.
The shortlist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction was announced last week at a press conference in Toronto. Congratulations to the five finalists! Interested in how this literary prize affects sales in Canada? Check out some highlights from BookNet Research in this blog post.