Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The books that keep on growing

Despite the current economic slump, which publishers and booksellers are certainly feeling, a couple book genres are showing growth: graphic novels and young-adult books. Naturally, bookstores like Borders want to take advantage of this growth and have opened Borders Ink shops within their superstores nationwide. Sure, they're capitalizing on teens' interests and growing trends, but if it means greater availability of graphic novels and an increase in teen reading, how bad can it be?

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