Are you an avid reader awaiting a new book release? If yes here are a few tips to get your copy of the new release at a bargain. Most readers assume that new books are not discounted as compared to the used book which is not true. Commonly the publishing houses throw discounts on their upcoming projects in the hope of getting pre-orders. This gives them a head start in recovering the return on investment much before the book hits the stands. Also, it gives them an estimate of the reach of their advertisements and the demand for the book. It is an ideal way to know how many people are looking forward for the book.
The digital age has given a new dimension to reaching people for new releases. This makes both the reader and the publisher very happy. When a publisher releases a series of new books, he offers much larger waivers. Book releases of popular authors, if you notice, build sufficient hype through media such as publishing an interview with the author who gives some insight on what to expect from the book, advertising in all related websites on the upcoming new book release.
Most websites such as Amazon, Flipkart, About, Ask and more offer a good 40% off on their list book prices. No doubt that at times there is a waiting period involved after placing your order especially if it’s a pre-order. One thing you must take care is to see if you are buying titles that have good content. A general rule of thumb is to read the synopsis on the website. Also, not all new book release world over at the same time. Publishers stagger releases in different countries on different dates. If you have the advantage of a late release in your country reading up book reviews before purchasing the actual copy is a good way to know if you will like what you read.
Some off-beat books which cater to a niche segment such as children’s read or specialized learning often comes with a waiver so as to boost the sales of such books. Moreover new version text books also come at predetermined waivers which encourages the reader to go in for the new version than a popular old one. During a new book release held at your local book shop the shop adds in few free bees or combo books offers to the walk-in customer to acknowledge their patronage.
You also have new online books released very often where the books are available to read online. These are far more effective and economical than the printed versions as they save on the paper and publishing cost. If you are a net junkie, you will love this option. The reading material variety is awesome and what’s more interesting is that you make notes and add your personalized comments for the real book feel.
If you are a bookworm, take these tips when you look for a new book release the next time over.