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A First for Harlequin: A Personal Finance Book

The Frugalista Files, written by former Miami Herald personal finance blogger Natalie McNeal, is a diary of the year that one 34-year old spent trying to pay off her credit card debt -- "without giving up the fabulous life." Can it succeed where some many other have flopped?

News Corp. Buries HarperCollins' Earnings

Why did News Corp bury the earnings results of its book publishing unit HarperCollins? Does the media giant view the publisher as merely an afterthought -- or could Rupert Murdoch be contemplating a sale?

E-Book Sales Give a Big Boost to Simon & Schuster

Book publisher Simon & Schuster did not have the greatest of first quarters, according to the report released Wednesday: Sales and earnings dropped or were flat compared to a year ago. The bright spot, however, came on the digital side, with e-book sales zooming up.

Big Houses Want In on Vanity Publishing

When romance publisher Harlequin announced last month it was getting into the pay-to-publish game with a new imprint, it hit a real raw nerve. It unwittingly exposed that in publishing, money always talks first -- and the money is increasingly flowing toward the pay-to-publish model.

Free Harlequin Romance novels!

Everyone's favorite moderately-priced peddler of trashy romance is having a giveaway. According to the website, "To celebrate 60 years of pure...