Print sales up slightly in Canada in 2015
Print book sales rose 1% in volume and 3% in value in Canada in 2015, reports Publishers Weekly. The increase follows several years of declining print book sales in the country. According to BookNet Canada, the bestselling title for 2015 was Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Doubleday). Other bestsellers were Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See (HarperCollins), E L James’ Grey (Arrow) and Helen Edwards and Jenny Lee Smith’s memoir My Secret Sister (Pan), with four adult colouring books also making the top 10. Ebook sales remained relatively unchanged at around 17-18% of total sales volume.
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