Two Wins for HarperCollins

finalharperSales are up 25% at HarperCollins in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. Total revenue is up $406 million, from $328 million last year.

That’s largely thanks to two things: a “modest” boost from the addition of Harlequin, which HarperCollins acquired this summer, and the continued strong performance of Veronica Roth’s best-selling Divergent series, which sold 3.5 million copies in the first quarter alone.

Ebook sales rose 28% in the first quarter, to make up 22% of the publisher’s revenue.

Much more.

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