Total revenues across all categories for June 2023 were down 1.3% as compared to June 2022, coming in at $890.0 million. Year-to-date revenues were up 1.2%, at $5.6 billion for the first half of the year.
Trade (Consumer Books) revenues were down 0.9% in June, coming in at $633.5 million.
In terms of physical paper format revenues during the month of June, in the Trade (Consumer Books) category, Hardback revenues were up 5.8%, coming in at $191.2 million; Paperbacks were down 3.0%, with $246.0 million in revenue; Mass Market was down 39.1% to $13.0 million; and Special Bindings were up 2.5%, with $11.1 million in revenue.
eBook revenues were down 3.9% for the month as compared to June 2022 for a total of $79.9 million, while the Digital Audio format remained up at 15.3% for June, coming in at $74.1 million in revenue. Physical Audio was up 9.5% coming in at $1.1 million.
more at: https://publishers.org/news/aap-june-2023-statshot-report-overall-publishing-industry-down-1-3-for-month-of-june-and-up-1-2-year-to-date/