What Makes a Book Successful?
This is it. You’ve finally decided that you’re going to do it; you’re going to write a book. So, you’ve got an idea, a concept, maybe even a flicker of excitement. But there’s one last thing you’ve got to ask yourself: What makes a book successful?
You may have noticed the trend of young adult (YA) books on social media. Reviewers on social media, especially BookTube (the branch of YouTube dedicated to book-related content), are always recommending YA books to their followers despite not fitting into the target demographic. In fact, one study even reports that over 50% of YA readers are over the age of 18, with adults from the ages of 30-44 making up 28% of all YA sales!
So here is our list of why adults read YA, and why you should, too!
The holidays are here, and you know that means: time to buy gifts! While shopping may not look the same this year, you can still purchase your presents on the web. And what better gift to buy online than books? There’s a perfect book for everyone, and we’ve gathered them all here in this list.
You’ve heard the expression, “don't judge a book by its cover,” but let’s be honest, a good cover design is a great way to draw in readers before they even get to the first page. When your future readers spot your book from across the bookstore or in the hand of a stranger, you want them to be intrigued! In no particular order, here are 7 tips to achieve a beautiful cover design that readers can’t help but judge (positively)!
When it comes to books, there are usually two types of kids: those who like to read and those who don’t. Most of the time, the children who don’t love books haven’t found a book that resonates with them, that entertains and inspires them. With back-to-school season in full swing, reading can feel like an extension of school to them and the last thing they’d ever want to do. If this is the case for your kiddo, try one of these fun, yet educational, picks to get your little ones excited about books!
If you’re a Texas reader or writer, you might be wondering if any well-known authors hail from the Lone Star State. Perhaps you’re looking for inspiration as a writer yourself—or just a good book to read. Night Heron Media’s got you covered! We have compiled a handy list for your convenience of great authors who have been born, raised, or live in the great state of Texas. Read on to see who they are!
For those of you who have been meaning to catch up on the latest, best romance books this upcoming Valentine’s Day but don’t know where to start, we’ve made it easy for you! Check out our top ten romance picks from the last decade.