What’s the Deal with the New Adult Genre?

By Kim Batchelor on Friday, November 10th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Novels, Research. No Comments

With the popularity of books like Harry Potter and Twilight peaking over the last decade or so, the genre of Young Adult (YA) has been in forefront of media attention. This genre stars characters who are the same age as their target audience of mid-teens to late-teens. But what about those readers who are slightly […]


Hooking Readers: The First Ten Pages of Your Book

By Jennifer Bowen on Monday, December 7th, 2015 in BookHive Corp. No Comments

The first ten pages of your book is hard. You have to accomplish a lot. For most of the books I’ve tested through BookHive, I’ve seen responses of indifference or even dislike of most people’s first ten pages from our beta readers. And these could have even been books they liked overall. I have also […]