Amazon is making it harder to sell Bigfoot porn ebooks

Erotica featuring Sasquatch, minotaurs, aliens, and boar gods may not fit everyone's tastes, but some authors have made a killing selling monster sex ebooks. But some ebook retailers, notably Amazon, have been cracking down on cryptozoological smut, making it harder for writers to sell their books to readers who are… » 12/22/13 2:26pm 12/22/13 2:26pm

Major eBook Publisher Sides With Alleged Pedophile

Thanks to leading eBook self-publishing website Lulu.com, 20-year-old Emily Kwissa was able to share her own account of surviving years of domestic violence and sexual molestation at the hands of her former stepfather — the version that's been doubted and ignored by doctors, lawyers, and other adults throughout her… » 8/19/13 2:25pm 8/19/13 2:25pm

The Hunger Games Trilogy Has Now Outsold All the Harry Potter Books

Insert your own violent archery imagery here: Katniss Everdeen has now [...]ed Harry Potter, mostly because digital books are bolstering sales figures for The Hunger Games trilogy. Suzanne Collins' dystopian bloodsport YA novels have surpassed J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter saga as the best-selling books (in both print… » 8/20/12 11:30pm 8/20/12 11:30pm

Pretty Soon, You Might Not Even Be Able to Judge a Book by Its Cover

Soon, in the fast-approaching dystopian future when the Fifty Shades saga is taught unironically at universities and the only ice cream flavor is strawberry, cover art for book jackets will be a lost skill, like long division or using a landline. That's a shame, considering artists like Chip Kidd, the art director at… » 8/05/12 4:00pm 8/05/12 4:00pm

E-Books Aren’t Just Doing Wonders for Erotica — Christian Fiction Is…

The no-judgment realm of e-commerce has propelled sales of adult fiction upwards in the last few years, which is funny considering that it's doing the exact same thing (and for pretty much the same reasons) to Christian fiction. According to data from the American Association of Publishers, sales of religious fiction… » 7/22/12 6:00pm 7/22/12 6:00pm

More People Are Buying Dirty E-Books Than Hardcover Books

Now that avid readers of erotica the world over no longer have to endure the judgment of the MFA degree holders working the registers at Borders, adult fiction e-books are selling like hotcakes, if hotcakes helped people have really intense Sunday-afternoon orgasms. According to a report on publishing sales from 2011,… » 7/18/12 9:15pm 7/18/12 9:15pm