HarperCollins is one of the largest publishers in the world and they have been experiencing huge gains in the digital audiobook space. In a statement, Robert Thomson, CEO of HC parent company News Corp, said in the last three months of 2018 the sales of digital audio jumped 58% over the same period last year and the format now accounts for 17% of total sales.
Some of the audiobooks that contributed to the overall success of HarperCollins during the quarter were Homebody by Joanna Gaines and The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom, as well as the continued success of Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis”.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.