These numbers just in from the Association of American Publishers:
In the first five months of 2014, total net book sales rose 3.9% over the previous year to $2.652 billion.
The children’s/YA categories continues to soar with sales up 30.5%, to $695.9 million.
Adult fiction and nonfiction fell 3.6%, to $1.726 billion.
Sales of religious presses slipped 0.1%, to $230.2 million.
Total trade e-book sales rose 7% to $669.7 million.
Trade paperbacks were up 6.3%, to $793.4 million.
Trade hardcover sales were down 0.2%, to $867.1 million.