SOURCE: Simba Information

Simba Information

March 03, 2010 11:01 ET

Simba's "Book Publishing Report" Releases Analysis of 2009 Bestsellers

STAMFORD, CT--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) -  Simba Information, the market intelligence firm behind "Trade E-Book Publishing," "Children's Publishing Market Forecast," and "Audiobook Intelligence Briefing 2010," has released its second annual "Month-to-Month: Simba's Analysis of Bestseller Trends" covering all of the major books, authors, imprints and categories that made a splash in 2009.

"Book Publishing Report," Simba's monthly intelligence briefing, has provided data from its flagship Scorecards department, which takes a look at every book to hit the New York Times, Publishers Weekly and USA Today bestseller lists. By looking at a compilation of all three lists and creating a narrative that winds through January 2009 all the way to December, Simba has made a comprehensive resource for authors, book clubs, publishers and others to get an understanding of what kinds of books, authors and imprints made it big in 2009. In addition, the report contains a thorough review of the top categories of books sought out by consumers during the year.

The report also features case studies to show readers of "Month-to-Month" additional detail of Stephenie Meyer's success as well as perspective on the meteoric success of William P. Young's The Shack. A case study of the romance segment as well as mystery & detective titles is also included. Additional information can be found at

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