HarperCollins Publishers has a real page-turner on its hands. A subsidiary of News Corp., HarperCollins is the publisher of best-sellers including Jesus Calling by Sarah Young, Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein, and Through My Eyes by Tim Tebow and Nathan Whitaker. The company's publishing groups include HarperCollins General Books, HarperCollins Children's Book Group, HarperCollins Christian Publishing (bibles and Christian books), and HarperCollins UK. It also has international operations in Canada, Australia/New Zealand, and India. The company also sells e-books from its website and through other online retailers. HarperCollins operates as part of parent News Corp.'s publishing division.
HarperCollins has operations in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and India. The company has digitized its entire library and houses it in a global digital warehouse.
HarperCollins U.S. has hundreds of titles on the New York Times bestseller list, with dozens of titles hitting number one.
The company launched new imprints HarperTeen Impulse (young adult digital short fiction), Infinitum Nihil (books chosen by actor Johnny Depp), and William Collins (serious works of non-fiction by leading authors) in 2012.
Along with the rest of the publishing world, HarperCollins is focused on growing its e-book sales. In the new media realm, HarperCollins publishes digital copies of its books and maintains them in a digital warehouse. HarperCollins has released more than 8,700 e-books, 50 enhanced e-books, and 70 apps. The e-books, as well as certain audio books, are available via the company's website, and through online retailers such as Powells.com (from Powells Books) and Fictionwise.
In 2012, HarperCollins also followed the industry trend of moving into Christian publishing. It bought Kohlberg & Co.'s stake in Christian book publisher Thomas Nelsonfor an undisclosed amount. The move significantly increased HarperCollins religious-themed material. It combined its existing Christian imprint Zondervan with Thomas Nelson to create HarperCollins Christian Publishing.
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