Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/26-1/3

number_5_redEvery week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. 

Goodreads saw impressive growth in 2013, doubling their users for the second time in two years.

Pitchfork, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and many online-only publications are moving into the realm of print editions to supplement their web content.

Mike Shatzkin gives nine areas of change in publishing for 2014 including a revised view of the “big five,” the role of literary agents, and celebrity imprints.

A new study shows that consumers are willing to pay for apps with upgraded privacy and no advertisements.

Porter Anderson delves into the belief that men don’t read fiction.