The book industry is one of the oldest forms of media (Von Rimscha and Putzig, 2013), particularly if you look back to the first Bible. In fact, the earliest mention of the construction of a printing press was mentioned back in 1449 by a Johannes Gutenberg (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2018). If you ever take a walk through the State Library of Victoria, be sure to check out some of the oldest texts. It’s fascinating! This case study will delve into the depths of the publishing and book industry, and analyse how social media and Web 2.0 has forced it to change and adapt, and how this has affected it’s relationship with customers and workers.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who loved her YA and only read her YA. She knew what she liked, and that was what she kept with. But not anymore.
Reading slumps are honestly the worst. I’m in one right now and I can tell you, they are not fun.
Welcome, welcome, to another year! It’s kinda sad to say goodbye to 2017 and even a bit confused as to where it went, but we now look forward to 2018. And with that in mind, I thought I would make some bookish New Years resolutions.
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“Welcome to The Academy. We’re here to cure you, of everything.” That’s the teaser line on the cover of C.L. Taylor’s latest psychological thriller, The Treatment. How good does that sound?? Amazing, right??
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Sometimes people come up with these crazy ideas for books that are mind blowingly cool. Like seriously, how did their brains come up with that?? My brain can barely come up with an idea on what to have for dinner. All Rights Reserved is exactly that and I would really love to see into Gregory Scott Katsoulis’ brain.
Sometimes books don’t always get the best covers. And let’s be honest, we all judge a book by its cover despite the saying that says ‘never’. As bookworms, we just want our shelves to look pretty, and that means the covers for the books have to be perfect. But sometimes, that just doesn’t happen. Here’s some that I personally think aren’t the nicest.