Tuesday Morning – Book Club in Session !
Today I thought I would talk about what i see going on in the book industry and some Hot Trends for 2017 !
Indie or self- published books
Length of Books ( more pages please)
Kindle Unlimited ( Yes – i belong and will continue)
Social Media ( As a blogger we know all about getting the word out ) If you are a new author or an indie author its a great way to get your book out to the public.
Indie Author News news link
What are the top categories – Looking at Amazon last 30 day list the top is-
Contemporary , Collections (Bundles), Romantic Comedy and so many more.
Hero’s – Wealthy, Alpha Males , BBW ( Big Beautiful Women)
Top Themes – Second Chance, Love Triangle , Wedding
Amazon Top sellers –list
More Hot Trends !
Fair Tale remakes ( an up swing in books taken from fairy tales ) Beauty & the Best is a popular one since the movie.
Forbidden Love- Went from Older man to younger girl( which is still popular) – Stepbrother to Step dad or Dad best friend.
Bad Guy – which we all love to hate or do we. He just might the newest love interest
Mob Guy – started with the Italian Mafia but now – it;s Russian or Irish mob bosses. .
MC Clubs- ( I converted to this one ) its all about the hot alpha guys on bikes.
Aliens – they do want Earth girls . Beam me up Scotty!
Sports – Soccer, Football and Baseball ( Now that Baseball is starting up you will see a big up swing in Baseball books).
The list can go on Paranormal, Cops, Fireman , Cowboys Historical>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> there’s something for everyone. Lisa ,
So what are you reading now? Anything new caught your attention? A new release you are waiting for? Comment and let me know.