The good news is that the book industry continues to stabilize - print sales, while flat, have stopped declining, and ebook sales grew less last year than in any year since 2008. Further good news is that for the third year in a row independent bookstores grew in number.
And finally there’s a burst of seasonal good news -a roster of enticing books for the summer season, with topics ranging from the trivial to the profound and every gradation in between.
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