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What are some good ways to find out about newly released books?

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Some ways to find out about newly released books include visiting the New Releases section of retail sites such as Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com and KoboBooks.com, as of 2015. Many publishers also release information about new book releases on their websites, as do the book reviews sections of news and entertainment publications.

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Amazon.com operates a section of its site that exclusively features information about new ebook releases for its Kindle e-reader program. This area ranks the books according to popularity among Kindle users, with ranking receiving hourly updates according to site sales information. It also contains links to different literary genres, each of which contains a section for new releases, as well as popular titles.

BarnsAndNoble.com maintains a similar section for new ebook releases that also includes user reviews for the books. KoboBooks.com offers a list of new and upcoming ebook releases, with the ability to sort listings according to features such as user ratings, sales statistics, price or title.

Many traditional and digital publishers also list new releases on their websites to promote the work, with other information about releases also commonly appearing on their social media profiles. The book review sections of publications such as the New York Times also contain information about new releases, though some sites prioritize print releases over digital releases. Available formats typically appear with the summary of each book.

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